While you have the time, do it! Past Review

By (Oklahoma State University - Stillwater) - abroad from 02/18/2019 to 06/28/2019 with

University of Ljubljana: Ljubljana - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It showed me a part of the world I didn't know about. It made me more grateful for what I have here in America. I got better at traveling because of how many trains, buses, trams, metros, and planes I used

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 2 weeks - 1 month

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

The classes for me were actually very hard unlike what my friends told me. It was hard figuring out how classes worked. But it was a different experience so I still enjoyed it

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

The international counselor was very helpful

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Living arrangement was great. No complaints

* Food:

I would give more than 5 stars if possible. They do a BONI system so restaurant meals are always less than 4 Euro and at some places you can get a meal for free!

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

I really enjoyed the culture. Slovenia is a great country

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

If I got sick I would've had no clue what to do or where to go

* Safety:

I never felt in danger once while in Slovenia. Very safe country

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? No

Don't get me wrong, I really enjoyed my time abroad and there are experiences and memories I will always cherish. But, programs in more established countries are where more Americans go so I didn't have many of those kind of friends who can relate to me more and speak English up to my caliber. But I also made friends with people I never thought I would


* 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)

While in Ljubljana, it was very easy to live on a student budget because of the BONI and lower cost of living than other European countries. I travelled frequently so my budget wouldn't be accurate to someone living there full time

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? 50
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Have a budget. I you see yourself spending a lot in one area find ways to cut down in that area


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

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?
  • Friends
  • Travelling
  • Events
* What could be improved?
  • Classes
  • Prior Knowledge
  • Foreign Language
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? There's a lot. The program specifically are the classes. They were confusing and somewhat difficult

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Avid Adventurer
The wardrobe you packed was better suited for a semester of camping than club hopping. Outdoorsy, you might forgo a crazy night out for an early all-day adventure. You'd rather take in the rich culture of an old town than the metropolis of a modern city, but for you getting off the grid is ideal.