Studying in South Korea Past Review

By (Brandeis University) for

Yonsei University: Seoul - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was worthwhile because I could stay and efficiently study at the same time in my home country

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

Professor tried his best to cover what he inteded to. Discussion in the class among classmates was helpful with the instruction of professor.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

The strength of the program was that it provided a variety of opportunities to experience many subjects that are not offered in educational institutions in the U.S. However, the program lacked socializing contents among students

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

Korean food was good but the food provided by the university had to be improved more

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?


* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

There was no Safety problems. Walking around in Seoul in late night was as easy as taking a jog in a park.

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)

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?

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  • Other
* Who did you live with?

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  • N/A