Liverpool Stunned Me July 03, 2017

By (Washington State University) - abroad from 01/23/2017 to 06/02/2017 with

University of Liverpool: Liverpool - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned about countries and cultures from all over the world, not just the UK. I made tons of great friends and got to meet some of their families during my travels, which really helped it to sink in that I was experiencing completely new things

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.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Enthusiastic, helpful study abroad office with locals that really knew the city

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Lived with students from all over the world in the exchange-student specific housing

* 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:

No issues! Buses run pretty late and taxis are widely trusted

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes

The city was beautiful and felt like home by the time I left

Finances

* 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

* 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

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

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

Select all that apply

  • 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?
  • Class with English students
  • Ease of travel about Europe
  • Friendly locals
* What could be improved?
  • Nothing
  • Nada
  • Zero
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? How to better utilize public transit

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Academic or Linguist
You went abroad with specific academic goals in mind; the program credentials and rigor of your coursework abroad were very important to you. You had a great time abroad, but never lost sight of your studies and (if applicable) were diligent with your foreign language study. Good for you!