Great experience with awesome support to achieve success February 13, 2020

By (University of Prince Edward Island) - abroad from 09/05/2013 to 05/11/2018 with

University of Prince Edward Island: Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Having a Canadian Education and making friends from many different countries.

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.

It was a great experience at the University of Prince Edward Island. A lot of support was provided to international students, Professors were available to speak to students at many different times, small classes that helped to focus on studies, and a great community to get involved with.

* 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?

I felt very integrated with the local culture.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

health center available on campus.

* Safety:

24/7 campus police

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

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

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • Other
* 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?
  • organized
  • Co-op opportunities
* What could be improved?
  • providing different sections
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? being able to double major

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!