Time of My Life September 13, 2016

By (University of Maryland - College Park) - abroad from 01/04/2016 to 04/29/2016 with

The Education Abroad Network (TEAN): Gold Coast - Bond University

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
The experience was very worthwhile as I was able to learn a lot about who I am and more importantly the country I was in!

Review Photos

The Education Abroad Network (TEAN): Gold Coast - Bond University Photo

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

100%! If I could rewind time back to January where I was sitting on the plane from LAX to Sydney I would 100% do it. TEAN was such an easy company to work with that made the study abroad experience one that was exciting and not overwhelming. With their guidance and direction TEAN walked students step by step through each of the benchmarks that needed to be completed before studying abroad. They made what sounded like a lot of work a simple task to complete!

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?

Select all that apply

  • Hotel
* Who did you live with?

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  • 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?
  • The directors of TEAN
  • The opportunities provided
  • The location
* What could be improved?
  • Nothing
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I wish I knew how much I was going to miss the beautiful country of Australia before going!

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The Outright Urbanite
A social butterfly, you're happiest in bustling cities with hip people, and took advantage of all it had to offer. You enjoyed the nightlife, and had fun going out dancing, and socializing with friends. Fun-loving and dressed to the nines, you enjoyed discovering new restaurants, shops, cafes, and bars in your host country.