Great Educational and Cultural exposure July 22, 2018

By (Brandeis University) - abroad from 10/01/2017 to 06/15/2018 with

University of Oxford - Visiting Students

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Met new people coming from a different culture, helped open my mind to new perspectives. The essay writing greatly helped my writing skills. Traveling through Europe allowed me to explore.

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?

Not very accessible and very expensive

* Safety:

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

The best part about this was the tutorials. The individual attention given by the tutors is unmatched in Brandeis. It is a rigorous course but the skills learned (eg- research, essay writing, self teaching) will help me a lot through life.

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? $100
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? -

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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  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students
* 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?
  • Tutorials
* What could be improved?
  • Communication
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? -

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!