Can I go back? Past Review

By (Xavier University) - abroad from 08/06/2016 to 10/29/2016 with

The Intern Group: London Internship Placement Program

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned how to have appropriate conversations with people of other cultures and gained more independence. It was the best 3 months of my life.

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.

NA- It was an internship

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Lived with students/young professionals

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Loved it. Had my own bathroom in my room.

* Food:

NA- wasnt included in program

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

I love England!

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

If we needed help we could talk to someone

* Safety:

Lived in a safe area.

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

I had the most amazing experience because of this program. I was able to meet 3 of the best friends I will ever have and it was all because of the Intern Group London. I had help navigating the big city and could always find help with anything I would need in order to have fun. You are never alone and will always have the opportunity for an amazing time as long as you put yourself out there.


* 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)

I did a lot of things while abroad so I spent more.

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? 200
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Save for at least a year


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

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

Select all that apply

  • Other
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?
  • Events
  • Friends
  • Internship
* What could be improved?
  • Help with Bunac
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? It rains a lot in London! Bring an umbrella