It was great! Past Review

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 01/11/2016 to 06/17/2016 with

University of Oxford - Visiting Students

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I became a much better student and writer, much more confident and better at talking to strangers and making friends.

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

I loved it. The academics were great.


* 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? 50-100 dollars
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Eat in the college hall, much cheaper. Or cook for yourself.


* 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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  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Other
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?
  • The academics
  • The people
  • The university
* What could be improved?
  • More integration for visiting students
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? A little more about how the tutorial system works

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:

Modern Irish Poetry

Course Department: English
Instructor: Dr. Francis Hutton-Williams
Instruction Language: English
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Course Department: English
Instructor: Dr. Anna Camilleri
Instruction Language: English
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The British Humorous Short Story

Course Department: English
Instructor: Dr Sandie Byrnes
Instruction Language: English
Credit Transfer Issues: