Best experience of my life January 20, 2023

By (Economics, Wellesley College) - abroad from 08/20/2022 to 12/17/2022 with

DIS Copenhagen: Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned so much about the culture and people

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 1 month - 6 months

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

Not very rigorous compared to Wellesley

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Lots of support from program admin

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

A little to far from city center for my liking

* Food:

Cooked our own, given a stipend

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

I enjoyed the events that were put on, but wish my housing type had more events

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

Denmark provided a lot of free healthcare, I was able to get free appointments for many things

* Safety:

Never felt unsafe

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

I loved the people that met, the city, and the overall experience to travel in Europe.


* 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)

It was easy to budget, but Copenhagen was expensive

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? $100


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans
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?
  • Location
  • Sponsored travel
* What could be improved?
  • Housing set up
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Packing tips

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.