Ireland was amazing and I would go back in a heart beat! Past Review

By (HISTORY., Illinois State University) - abroad from 05/29/2013 to 06/19/2013 with

University of Limerick: Limerick - Summer School Programme

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned a lot about the Irish culture. I would definitely go back

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 6 months+

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

My teachers were awesome!!

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Everyone at the University of Limerick was super nice and very organized. They helped us with every question we had

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

The rooms were very nice and I liked that we got our own bathrooms.

* Food:

Food was great!

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

The people in Ireland were so nice and love Americans

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

I felt completely safe

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)

I spent most of my money on excursions outside of the program.

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? $100


* 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? Direct Enrollment

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans
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?
  • Campus
  • Local people
* What could be improved?
  • nothing
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? The whether. It was warm!