A lot of growth in just 3 months! February 02, 2023

By (IPE, Middlebury College) - abroad from 08/31/2022 to 12/10/2022 with

Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury – CMRS Oxford Humanities Program

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Definitely worthwhile

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? Yes

You learn a lot and improve your writing skills


* 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? 30-50
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Shop at Tesco


* 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?

Select all that apply

  • 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 academics
  • Being in Oxford
  • The resources
* What could be improved?
  • Mold in the bathrooms etc
  • Some rooms did not have enough heating
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Cannot think of something

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

European Politics

Course Department:
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Assessed on papers which we had to write every week so definitely a challenge, but you learn a lot!
Credit Transfer Issues: Haven't done it yet