It was an amazing experience! October 06, 2019

By (Psychology, University of New Hampshire) - abroad from 02/09/2019 to 06/20/2019 with

The Education Abroad Network (TEAN): Dunedin - University of Otago

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned a lot about independence. It was absolutely worthwhile.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 2 weeks - 1 month

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

TEAN is an amazing program. They prepare you extremely well prior to departing for your specific program and they are very easy to get in contact with any questions you may have. I went to Dunedin NZ for a semester abroad and I never once felt a lack of support while I was there. TEAN has staff present in your location who are easy to get in contact with if there are any times you may need their help. They continuously support you while you are away and they provide great materials while you are there. They also have a great orientation program you attend when you get to your country that allows you to get to know other students and that allows you to get acclimated in a comforting environment. If you plan on going abroad I highly recommend you go through TEAN.

Finances

* 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)

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Other
* Who did you live with?

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  • Local Students
  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Easy Communication
  • Great Staff
* What could be improved?
  • NA
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? NA

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Avid Adventurer
The wardrobe you packed was better suited for a semester of camping than club hopping. Outdoorsy, you might forgo a crazy night out for an early all-day adventure. You'd rather take in the rich culture of an old town than the metropolis of a modern city, but for you getting off the grid is ideal.