An unforgettable semester Full of friends from all over the world! Past Review

By (Information systems audit & control, Bentley University) - abroad from 09/14/2013 to 01/01/2013 with

University of Hong Kong / HKU: Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned a lot about people from different countries and the hk culture which was fascinating. I made a lot of friends and learned a lot about myself as well.

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.

The teaching style was very different which was what made the overall educational experience more intense.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* 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)

Residential colleges were new dorms so there werent cantines at the dorm. I ate out most of the time when I was nott on campus to eat can tine food.

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? About close to 1000 hkd
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? don't eat out as much if you do not have to


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Direct Enrollment/Exchange

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

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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

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  • Local Students
  • International 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 culture
  • the people I met along the way
  • the staff I worked with
* What could be improved?
  • a slightly easier course selection process
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? that the dorm I stayed at did not have a can tine when I moved in.

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Outright Urbanite
A social butterfly, you're happiest in bustling cities with hip people, and took advantage of all it had to offer. You enjoyed the nightlife, and had fun going out dancing, and socializing with friends. Fun-loving and dressed to the nines, you enjoyed discovering new restaurants, shops, cafes, and bars in your host country.