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By (Sociology and Anthropology., Middlebury College) for

Morehouse College: Atlanta - Semester Exchange Program at Morehouse College

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Morehouse stands upon its rich history, which it instills in each student. An powerful and unique place.

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.

Varies with professor, seek out the many who are outstanding

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Such an incredible school, but get used to the administrative "runaround"

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

Very kind staff is treated horribly by the evil corporation Sodexo. Ihelped organize the dining workers while I was there.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

There is certainly always interesting stuff going on in the AUC

* 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


* 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)

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

Select all that apply

  • Americans

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Students
  • Commitment of school
  • Professors
* What could be improved?
  • The "runaround" (but get over it, not all schools have as much money for staff as Midd)
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Absolutely magnificent school serving such an important mission.

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

Ethical Leadership and Crisis of Global North South Relations

Course Department: HLS 455
Instructor: King, King, Coles
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Unbelievably fascinating course with brilliant professors.
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Black Female Body in American Culture

Course Department: SCWS 400 (Spelman)
Instructor: Kuumba
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Truly an amazing and powerful course
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Foundations of Leadership

Course Department: HLS 101
Instructor: King
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Boring, directly followed textbook
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Social and Political Change in the 20th Century

Course Department: HLS 475
Instructor: Young
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Incredible course delving into historical figures affiliated with the school who have positively influenced the shape of our nation. Taught by a Civil Rights legend.
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Men in Society

Course Department: HSOC 156
Instructor: King
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Great challenge to dominant representations of black masculinity
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