THIS IS FORUM NEXUS!!!! September 04, 2017

By (Minnesota State University, Moorhead) - abroad from 06/26/2017 to 07/29/2017 with

Forum-Nexus: Multi-Country Summer Program in Europe: London, Amsterdam, Paris, Rome, Berlin, Greek Islands and more!

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I gained a wider view of the world and a confidence in myself. I am so glad I had the opportunity to be a part of this program.

Review Photos

Forum-Nexus: Multi-Country Summer Program in Europe Photo

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 0-2 weeks

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

I really enjoyed and learned a lot from my European Art and Architecture class.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

We stayed in nice hotels.

* Food:

The food in Italy is incredible.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Forum Nexus is a little bit of a bubble, but we were always encouraged to experience the local culture.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

I always felt safe on this trip.

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

The staff and professors are wonderful, the locations are extraordinary, and there's really just nothing else like it.

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)

This is an expensive program, but it's completely worth it.

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Hotel
* Who did you live with?

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

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  • Americans
  • International Students

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Chamonix
  • Girona
  • Venice
* What could be improved?
  • more time for eating
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I wish I knew that I didn't have anything to worry about when I was getting ready to leave for the airport.