I found my career culture. Past Review

By (Cottey College) - abroad from 08/22/2016 to 12/22/2016 with

USAC Korea: Yonsei University in Seoul - Korean and East Asian Studies

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
That I love Korean culture, and they need people to understand their culture.

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.

* 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?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

The South Korean equivalent of our Food and Drug administration said a person could by allergy medicine over the counter when this is not true.

* Safety:

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

It made the money issues of attending school easy. There was also support in learning the culture, language, and even doing activities.


* 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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? I stayed within my budget.


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

Select all that apply

  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • 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?
  • Assistance it provided
  • Opportunities it provided
  • ..
* What could be improved?
  • My college level assistance
  • Help with finding scholarships
  • Documenation information from my college
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? How to get a South Korean allies card and visa.