Che! vos estuviste en Argentina? Past Review

By (Communication and Media Studies., SUNY - College at Geneseo) for

SUNY Geneseo: Buenos Aires - Environmental Conflicts and Initiatives

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 0-2 weeks

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

I loved Argentina, the students and the professor. It was a great experience and I wouldnt doubt doing it again.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

My expectations were fully met.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

We lived with both American students that went on the trip and local residents and other tourists.

* Food:

Food was cheap and delicious. If you go there make sure to eat empanadas and alfahores. Your will love it. Although people mainly eat meat in Argentina there are few places for greens available.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Mar de plata was beautiful and so was watching people dancing tango on the streets.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Overall safety was good.

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes


* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)

Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Things are cheap. I took about $300 and it was about all I needed.


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? Fluent
What was the highest level language course you had completed prior to departure? I am a native speaker of Spanish
Language acquisition improvement?

If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Hotel
* Who did you live with?

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  • Other
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Spending New Year's eve and New Years there opened my eyes to a different way of celebrating the holidays.
* What could be improved?
  • I thought everything was great and wouldnt want to improve anything