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SUNY New Paltz: Buenos Aires - Study Abroad at Pontificia Universidad Católica

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned how to rely on myself and open up my world to others and learn and respect their cultures. I was able to practice my spanish on an everyday basis and I realized more clearly what I might be interested in persuing in the future.

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

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

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)


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
Language acquisition improvement?

I used the host country language in everyday interaction.

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

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Host Family
* Who did you live with?

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  • Host Family

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Someone interested in perfecting the spanish language and learning some new aspect of latin american culture.