Best couple months of my life May 05, 2020

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 06/27/2019 to 11/07/2019 with

Arcadia: Dunedin - University of Otago

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Gained a new perspective, very worthwhile

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 2 weeks - 1 month

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

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* Host Country Program Administration

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* Housing:

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* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

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

Everything was amazing, best time of my life

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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? 150
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Make a budget

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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

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  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with? 10+

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • People
  • Place
  • Activities
* What could be improved?
  • N/A
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Time goes by way too quickly

Individual Course Reviews

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Intro to Judaism, Islam, and Christianity

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Maori Society

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From Medieval to Modern Europe

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Cloud Computing Architecture

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