Great country, great school, maybe I took the wrong class Past Review

By (Middlebury College) - abroad from 01/08/2018 to 05/22/2018 with

USAC Scotland: St. Andrews - Undergraduate Courses

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned out to get comfortable in a foreign environment, how to make new friends.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? None

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? No

USAC was not very involved in anything


* 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? Not sure


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • Local Students
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local 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?
  • Playing a school sport
  • The readings
  • The independence
* What could be improved?
  • The organization - I'd appreciate an advisor or faculty contact
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Maybe how independent you'd have to be when it came to the school aspect

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

Culture and Mentalities in the Early Modern Period

Course Department: History
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Material was interesting, class discussions uninspiring.
Credit Transfer Issues: Not sure yet
Course Name/Rating:

Nature and Science in Victorian Britain

Course Department: History
Instruction Language: English
Comments: Challenging, interesting, good reading, great instructor
Credit Transfer Issues: Not sure yet