Boston College at University College in Dublin Past Review

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University College Dublin: Dublin - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Living in another country was a great experience. It is important to remember that there is a whole great world outside of the US

Personal Information

The term and year this program took place: Summer 2008

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

I took a Boston College Managerial Accounting coarse in Dublin, Ireland

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

The Boston College building in Dublin was really nice and the people who worked there were very accomidating

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

The dorms at University College in Dublin were very nice.

* Food:

The Irish are not know for their cooking.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Dublin is the most fun city in the world. Irish people are funny.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Never had any issues

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)


Language acquisition improvement?

They speak English in Ireland

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
  • Americans

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? It was one of the best months of my life. We had lot of free time to travel and see the country. I strongly recommend this summer program.

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

Managerial Accounting

Course Department: MA02110
Instructor: Jeffrey Cohen
Instruction Language: English
Comments: My instructor Professor Cohen was great. It was two hours a day for three weeks.
Credit Transfer Issues: It was a Boston College class so the credits were automatically counted.