Summer in London Past Review

By (Political Science And International Studies, Middlebury College) - abroad from 06/25/2012 to 08/09/2013 with

London School of Economics (LSE): Direct Enrollment in LSE Summer School

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was worthwhile, the instruction was amazing but one class over a three week period leaves you with plenty of time to get familiar with the city.

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


* 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? $200-300
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Don't bring much cash with you out to bars in London.


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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

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  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Timing of classes
  • Being in a city like London
  • The campus & facilities
* What could be improved?
  • Material was very dry
  • Student engagement
  • Health support
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Make an effort to be frugal.

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:

International Political Economy

Course Department: Economics
Instructor: Dr. Jeffery Chwieroth
Instruction Language: English
Credit Transfer Issues:
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Corporate & Organizational Strategy

Course Department: Economics
Instructor: Dr. Jordi Blanes i Vidal
Instruction Language: English
Credit Transfer Issues: