Fun March 17, 2023

By (Economics, 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?
Nothing much. It was fun though so it was worth it to me.

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:

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* 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

I liked my time there, the bad grade on my seminar was a bummer though.


* 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?

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  • 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? 0

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • People
  • Oxford
  • Free time
* What could be improved?
  • Choice of classes
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Nothing really

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:


Course Department: Classics
Instruction Language: English
Comments: It was challenging but fun
Credit Transfer Issues: I dont know
Course Name/Rating:

Classical Religion

Course Department: Classics
Instruction Language: English
Comments: I would not say it was challenging, but it was lots of fun and I learned a lot.
Credit Transfer Issues: no clue
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Art history Seminar

Course Department: Art History
Instruction Language: English
Comments: I didn't really know what the point of the course was.
Credit Transfer Issues: No clue