Siena: Best Study Abroad Ever Past Review

By (HISTORY., SUNY - College at Geneseo) for

SUNY Geneseo: Siena - Medieval and Renaissance Italian City States

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.


* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Great: the professor was a genius!

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?


* Food:


* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Too many to decide; all of them were great!

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Pretty safe for anyone who didn't do anything stupid.

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)

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Hotel
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? This was the last program that the professor in question will ever do. To anyone who didn't take it, you missed a once in a lifetime chance to learn fascinating things about art, history, culture, food, religion, and other things that make Italy great from a guy who has been a historian longer than most students have been alive.