A chance to immerse in a new community January 15, 2020

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 09/03/2018 to 08/20/2019 with

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

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned a lot about engineering.

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


* 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? $50


* 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?

Select all that apply

  • Local Students
* Who did you take classes with?

Select all that apply

  • Local Students

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • The chance to attend a new school.
  • Getting to study an entirely new subject matter.
* What could be improved?
  • The communication between the two schools.
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I wish I knew how important knowing differential equations would be for some of the courses.

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:


Course Department: Engineering
Instructor: Professor Hansen
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Yes, especially the final project was challenging, but very rewarding. There were no field trips. The teacher was very knowledgeable. I participated the same amount. Assessments consisted of exams, homework, and projects.
Credit Transfer Issues: No