Best experience of my life! February 05, 2019

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 08/20/2018 to 12/13/2019 with

DIS Copenhagen: Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I gained a ton more independence and confidence in myself. I also learned a lot of new cultural information, gained a plethora of new skills (hard and soft), and acquired lifelong friends. Everything was immensely 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.

* 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)

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
How much did the program encourage you to use the language?

0 = No encouragement, 5 = frequent encouragement to use the language

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Comfort
  • Independence
* What could be improved?
  • More Danish immersion
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Only live in Home Stays if you're fine with being isolated! All of my friends who did so felt a bit "out of the loop.' But, you also get a much better Danish immersion experience this way.

Individual Course Reviews

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Health Beyond Borders

Course Department:
Instructor: Tellier
Instruction Language: English
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Danish Language and Culture

Course Department:
Instructor: Knudsen
Instruction Language: Danish and English
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History of Sexuality in Europe

Course Department:
Instructor: Gjermandsen
Instruction Language: English
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Psychology of Leadership

Course Department: Psychology
Instructor: Hauser
Instruction Language: English
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Cyberpsychology

Course Department: Psychology
Instructor: Leonova
Instruction Language: English
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