Life Changing Past Review

By (Business- Managment, University of Iowa) for

USAC Czech Republic: Prague - Politics, Culture, and the Arts

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Love Prague!

Personal Information

If you took classes at multiple universities, list those universities here: Czech class, gender studies: a global perspective, international business management,
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

Very fun, typcial Czech people. They have a man, named Geiger, who will take you around town and through-out the country on amazing trips.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Location very good!! Housing is very basic and impossible to keep clean.

* Food:

You make your own food or go out to eat.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Loved it! Going back in 3 months.

* 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)


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
Language acquisition improvement?

Short and VERY important class. I learned alot of the basic words you need to get by at stores, bars, cab drivers, ect. Also learn about Czech cluture.

If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • International Students