The Most Extraordinary Experience During College! Past Review

By (Pace University) - abroad from 02/15/2016 to 06/29/2016 with

The Education Abroad Network (TEAN): Sydney - University of New South Wales

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned a whole other cultural lifestyle that was completely worthwhile.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 1 month - 6 months

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

This company offers the most amazing experience throughout the entire trip abroad!

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

The Education Abroad Network always has someone within the company to help with anything you need such as recommendations or questions.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

The living arrangements were absolutely amazing! My apartment was located on Coogee Beach

* Food:

Coogee and Sydney has a vast amount of food options!

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

I was immersed within the local culture 100% and it was perfect.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

I felt safe 100% of the time in Australia!

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes

This program gave me the best semester within my college career. I would do this all over again just to have the amazing experience.


* 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? $150


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local Students
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with?

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • The Accomination
  • The Faculty of the program
* What could be improved?
  • Nothing
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I wish I would have known more about cellphone providers and how international plans worked.

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Academic or Linguist
You went abroad with specific academic goals in mind; the program credentials and rigor of your coursework abroad were very important to you. You had a great time abroad, but never lost sight of your studies and (if applicable) were diligent with your foreign language study. Good for you!

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Course Department: Business
Instruction Language: English
Comments: This course was extremely challenging but overall rewarding. You have the opportunity to create a business within the course and pitch it to actual investors.
Credit Transfer Issues: No there were not any issues with transferring the credits back to my home institution. TEAN helps with the overall Credit Transferring process.