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UGA - Public Health - Maymester in Croatia : Testimonials (Makarska)

The following program testimonial responses have been selected for publication by Education Abroad
Final Reflection Questions
What were the most significant take-aways from your experience?
I loved learning about the culture, values, healthcare systems, medical school format, environment that people in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina live in, and the foods that they eat on a regular basis.
— Stuart Barnes, Maymester 2017
What were the most significant take-aways from your experience?
Now that it has been about a month since I have finished this study abroad trip, I have been able to think more about all of the advantages I have taken away. Most importantly, I have learned more about myself and all of the experiences that then help to shape my ideals and values in life overall. The locations where we visited were each significantly different, which helped me to become better at seeing the differences in things but valuing these differences. I became friends with new people who brought new thoughts to my attention. They are people who I enjoyed to be around throughout the duration of the trip.
— Rachel Cleypool, Maymester 2017
What were the most significant take-aways from your experience?
I enjoyed being able to learn about the history and culture of Croatia. In addition, I found it valuable to be able to interact with the people and learn about their perspectives as well. Learning about public health concepts in the Croatian context was also a very educational experience.
— Grant Mercer, Maymester 2017
What were the most significant take-aways from your experience?
Cultural insight. I learned how cultural views and healthcare systems affect the health of a population.
— Maria Ortiz, Maymester 2017