Learning about Spain Past Review

By (early childhood education, Central Connecticut State University) for

University of Alicante: Alicante - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 0-2 weeks

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

It was so awesome to learn a new culture. There was so much freedom and the classes were very helpful in learning how to actually speak Spanish!

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

The neighborhood was safe and nice. Class was good, the teachers were helpful and at night there was always something to do.

* Food:

yum yum yum

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

fun fun fun

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

It was safe. I had a cell phone just for the trip and I was with many other students.

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)


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
Language acquisition improvement?

I practiced and class, on the streets and with my host family

If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

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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  • Host Family
* Who did you live with?

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  • Host Family