it was stressful for all the wrong reasons. Past Review

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 09/01/2016 to 12/09/2016 with

Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury – CMRS Oxford Humanities Program

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned how to rely on myself.

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? No

I think the city was great but I have serious concerns about the administration that runs the program.


* 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?

Select all that apply

  • 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?
  • the city it was located in
* What could be improved?
  • the administration
  • the teachers
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I wish I knew about the problems with the administration.

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

research seminar

Course Department: history
Instructor: paul Monod
Instruction Language: English
Comments: teacher was not knowledgeable in my chose topic
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Course Department: English
Instructor: Julia
Instruction Language: English
Comments: was not given adequate instruction as to what is expected.
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behavioral economics

Course Department: economics
Instructor: Persian jiao
Instruction Language: English
Comments: instructor missed many classes
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development economics

Course Department: economics
Instructor: donna
Instruction Language: English
Credit Transfer Issues: