I learned so much about myself and the culture August 05, 2019

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 01/14/2019 to 05/17/2019 with

Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Paris

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I gained knowledge about the world and culture. I learned a lot about myself as well.

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?

* Safety:

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes

Finances

* 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)

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
How much did the program encourage you to use the language?

0 = No encouragement, 5 = frequent encouragement to use the language

How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? Advanced
How would you rate your language skills at the end of the program? Fluent

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Other
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • The organization
  • The support
  • The people
* What could be improved?
  • Nothing
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? How much I should live in the moment and enjoy it

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

Initiation a l'entreprise

Course Department: Économie
Instructor: Stéphanie Serve
Instruction Language: French
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politique étrangère américaine

Course Department: International Relations
Instructor: Boris Le Chaffotec
Instruction Language: French
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Histoires Des Mondes Contemporains

Course Department: History
Instructor: Piergiorgio Bruno
Instruction Language: French
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Phonetique

Course Department: French
Instructor: Aya Remon
Instruction Language: French
Comments: Really helped me improve both my understanding and pronunciation
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Empire Francais

Course Department: History
Instructor: Andre Loez
Instruction Language: French
Comments: Teacher was knowledgable, and I learned a lot.
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