Studying abroad from Home (#Covid19) May 07, 2020

By (University of Vermont) - abroad from 01/11/2020 to 03/19/2020 with

DIS Copenhagen: Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Independence and learned how to cook more

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?

I lived in a Kollegium with a Shared kitchen. It felt like a giant apartment filled with friends and it was super social! Danes also live here

* 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)

I overspend

Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Make sure your card doesn't have an exchange rate Buy alcohol at 7-11 before going to bars (there are no open container laws)... you will also have to check your coat which is like $5-10 depending on where you go

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Other
  • 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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  • 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?
  • I felt safe
  • I could explore
* What could be improved?
  • Course evals are needed
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Covid was coming

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Academic or Linguist
You went abroad with specific academic goals in mind; the program credentials and rigor of your coursework abroad were very important to you. You had a great time abroad, but never lost sight of your studies and (if applicable) were diligent with your foreign language study. Good for you!

Individual Course Reviews

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Politics and Ethics of Food

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Concept of Evil in Contemporary Society

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Guilty Pleasure of Pop Culture

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Cyberpsychology

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