Study abroad in Scotland helped me meet people I will never forget Past Review

By (Communication and Media Studies., DePauw University) for

University of Aberdeen: Aberdeen - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
absolutely. every part of it. i met 5 people that will be apart of my life forever

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Direct Enrollment: Aberdeen - University of Aberdeen Photo

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.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

anytime you sent an email or had a question the study abroad office was SO SO SO helpful.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

flat - 6 people shared bathroom and kitchen. we got our own rooms

* Food:

i made a lot of my own 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


* 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)

Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? just know you will spend a lot of money. I don't know how much i spent but a lot...know it is worth it and later in life you will pay it back. you will only have the opportunity to do this once in a lifetime. I felt like i spent less on food and more on travel than i do in the US


How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? None

Direct Enrollment/Exchange

* Did you study abroad through an exchange program or did you directly enroll in the foreign university? Direct Enrollment

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
  • Other
* Who did you live with?

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  • International Students
* Who did you take classes with?

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