Past Review

By (Marketing and Global Management, SUNY - Binghamton) for

SUNY Oswego: Nice - IPAG, École Supérieure de Commerce

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Absolutely. I got to see a multitude of countries experience new foods and drinks. travel. It was great

Personal Information

The term and year this program took place: Fall 2009

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

The school was very weak in academics.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

There were several problems with the administration and it was messy and calsses were often cancelled without giving notice.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

4 bedroom apartment with four roommates form different locations. <br /><br /> I had a great time with my roomamte.

* Food:

The food was amazing and had great choices of food and drink

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

I had a great time outside of school and was able to travel and go out frequently.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

There were no security issues and the h1n1 was addressed on several occasions

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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? very expensive area to live.
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? how expensive the city itself was.


Language acquisition improvement?

I have drastically improved my language and garmatical skills

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local Students

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Dont choose a program purely on location study the country first

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

International Management

Course Department: Management
Instructor: Claude Alavoine
Instruction Language: English
Comments: He was a very good teacher and taught some interesting concepts. He has great knowledge of the subject
Credit Transfer Issues: I dont know yet.
Course Name/Rating:

International Marketing

Course Department: Marketing
Instructor: Jeanette McDonald
Instruction Language: English
Comments: She was a rude teacher that did not teach very well and constantly frustrated the students.
Credit Transfer Issues: I dont know yet