Very educational October 04, 2022

By (Art History, Middlebury College) - abroad from 01/03/2022 to 05/16/2022 with

Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury – CMRS Oxford Humanities Program

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I became a more proficient writer, and I saw improvements in my research and library skills

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:

The dining hall was far away and the food was not very good

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Minimal interaction with Oxford students

* 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

I really liked the classes I took and Oxford was an amazing place to study


* 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 Dollars
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Cook for yourself instead of eating out regularly


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Host Family
* Who did you live with?

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  • International Students
* 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? 0

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • The classes
  • Easy access to London
* What could be improved?
  • I wish I could take classes with other Oxford students
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Oxford-CMRS is very separate from Oxford

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:

Leonardo Davinci

Course Department: Art History
Instructor: Margarette Dalivalle
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Challenging but very fulfilling
Credit Transfer Issues: No issue