incredible theater bootcamp July 03, 2016

By (Theater, Brandeis University) - abroad from 01/30/2016 to 05/10/2016 with

National Theater Institute: NTI Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I gain self-confidence in this path of life I am choosing to go down. I was challenged to try disciplines I was less familiar with and discovered that I really enjoyed doing them. I made life long friends and collaborators and learned about myself and how I work.

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

NTI challenged me and pushed me artistically and personally in ways i never thought possible. The growth from the program is invaluable.

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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? All meals were provided and we were given per diems when we went off campus for trips.

Language

* 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?

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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? 10+

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Teachers
  • Classes
  • Labs
* What could be improved?
  • Food
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? When they say you aren't going to sleep, they really mean it. This is a program for those who are totally committed and excited to be in an intensive theater environment.

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!