Good Complement to Middlebury September 23, 2019

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 09/12/2018 to 06/04/2019 with

Middlebury - Dartmouth Engineering Dual Degree: Domestic Exchange in New Hampshire

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was worthwhile. I took classes that are not offered here at Middlebury and had more hands on experience at Dartmouth.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? None

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

It provided resources that Middlebury does not have due to its liberal arts nature.

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? $20

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Direct Enrollment/Exchange

* Did you study abroad through an exchange program or did you directly enroll in the foreign university? Direct Enrollment

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • Local Students
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local 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?
  • Resources
  • Classes
* What could be improved?
  • How to better prepare for the dual degree program
  • Network of students who have done it before would be helpful
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Mostly about the professors and their teaching styles at Dartmouth.

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

Course Name/Rating:

ENGS 31

Course Department: Engineering School
Instructor: Geoffrey P. Luke
Instruction Language: English
Comments: It was a great CS class that I would not have had the chance to explore at Middlebury College.
Credit Transfer Issues: