Thailand: A Land of Smile! Past Review

By (Ethnic Studies, University of California - Berkeley) for

Thammasat University: Bangkok - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was definitely by far the best decision I've ever made. The culture, institution, and people were amazing.

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

the curriculum was rigorous but wasn't too overwhelming that an exchange student won't be able to handle it

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

resources and information was very accessible and the program was very organized and supportive of the international exchange students

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Very friendly staff, great environment.

* Food:

Great - but spicy - food!

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

A lot of cultural amenities to be involved in

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Aside from the political tension, it was fairly safe.

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)


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

Direct Enrollment/Exchange

* Did you study abroad through an exchange program or did you directly enroll in the foreign university? Exchange

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans