Incredible Semester that I will miss January 17, 2020

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 08/16/2019 to 12/13/2019 with

DIS Copenhagen: Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was completely worthwhile. I learned a ton in the classroom and outside of it.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 6 months+

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

I really enjoyed the program

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? $100 on food and Drinks and $200 in travel when I traveled

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

How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? None
How would you rate your language skills at the end of the program? Beginner
What was the highest level language course you had completed prior to departure? 0220 in Spanish
How many hours per day did you use the language?

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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

Select all that apply

  • 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?
  • The City
  • The People
  • The Class Structure
* What could be improved?
  • More Continuity
  • Have work spread out
  • More group activities
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Nothing

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:

Sustainable Business Strategy

Course Department:
Instructor: Adrian
Instruction Language: English
Comments: It was a good way to see how sustainability practices are used in todays world.
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Globalization and European Economics

Course Department: Economics
Instructor: Michael
Instruction Language: English
Comments: It was a very interesting course that I learned a lot in through immersive techniques.
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Development Economics

Course Department: Economics
Instructor: Micheal
Instruction Language: English
Comments: It was a very insightful class on development around the world and very interesting.
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Danish Language and Culture

Course Department: Danish
Instructor: Mette Jurgason
Instruction Language: English and Danish
Comments: It was challenging but a good way to learn a foreign language in a short period of time.
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Shadow Wars

Course Department:
Instructor: Martin
Instruction Language: English
Comments: It was challenging and interesting, as we dealt with relevant issues.
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