ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE! February 13, 2019

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 09/04/2018 to 12/22/2018 with

Arcadia: Edinburgh- Scottish History

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was so worthwhile! I never wanted to leave. I loved Edinburgh, the people were amazing, courses were good, and the whole abroad experience was so fun!

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? None

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?

* Safety:

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

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? don't buy organic

Language

* 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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  • Local 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?

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • taking class with students from all over the world
* What could be improved?
  • better understanding of requirements for classes
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I wish I understood the living situation better

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Outright Urbanite
A social butterfly, you're happiest in bustling cities with hip people, and took advantage of all it had to offer. You enjoyed the nightlife, and had fun going out dancing, and socializing with friends. Fun-loving and dressed to the nines, you enjoyed discovering new restaurants, shops, cafes, and bars in your host country.

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

Business Economics

Course Department: Business
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Comments: I learned so much in this class! The professor was really great. It was a big class, but I made an effort to go to the professor's office hours.
Credit Transfer Issues: I haven't received my grades yet, so I am not sure if I am going to have trouble transferring credits.