Fantastic experience! Confirmed my interest to explore the field further Past Review

By (St. Olaf College) - abroad from 05/30/2018 to 06/30/2018 with

Middlebury Museum Studies in Oxford

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I gained good background information about British museums and the heritage sector while making many useful contacts and mentors in the field

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.

* 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?

not applicable

* 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)


* 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
* 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?
  • tutors
  • material/course content
  • course administrators
* What could be improved?
  • tuition
  • dining plan at Keble
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I wish I was more prepared to meet so many wonderful contacts and resources in the field and took better care to ask questions and get as much information as possible.

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!