interesting experience February 07, 2018

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 08/16/2017 to 12/15/2017 with

Rangjung Yeshe Institute: Nepal - Center for Buddhist Studies Summer Program

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
learn to navigate different cultures and understanding what I've learnt in class in context

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


* 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? Yes

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Host Family
* Who did you live with?

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  • Host Family
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students
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?
  • local community
* What could be improved?
  • class quality
  • course assessment
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? n/a

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

colloquial Tibetan

Course Department:
Instruction Language:
Comments: great course! learnt tons of Tibetan
Credit Transfer Issues: