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June 21, 2024

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Below you will find study abroad reviews from students at Amherst College. We hope you will find these helpful in your search for options in education abroad. If you are an Amherst College student, please check with the Study Abroad Office for guidelines on enrolling in a study abroad program and receiving credit for your study abroad experience. If your university has listed recommended programs below, please consider them first and contact any of the program providers referenced in the reviews listed below for more information.

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05/06/2024 The Best Time Of My Life IES Abroad: Salamanca – Psychology

"Immersed in the vibrant culture of Salamanca, Spain, I found myself delving deeper into my major in Psychology, exploring it through a unique cultural lens that I hadn't encountered before. The academic aspect of the program was nothing short of exceptional. The classes provided insightful perspectives on psychology and encourag..."

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01/26/2024 Middlebury Review Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Madrid

"I learned that I'm a lot more capable than I thought. It was so worthwhile."

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01/26/2024 Life Changing Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Madrid

"Improved my Spanish, made new friends, learned more about Spanish culture, traveled to new places - absolutely worthwhile"

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08/12/2023 Bordeaux Was Amazing But Adjusting Was Harder Than I Expected Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Bordeaux

"I really improved my French skills, and I feel much more independent and capable, but I realized that having a friend support system is very important to me, and it was hard to be away from my close friends at college."

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08/03/2023 A Semester Studying In Poitiers Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Poitiers

"I was able to become more confident in my French speaking abilities as well as become more independent. I would say that my semester abroad was very worth it."

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08/01/2023 Good Time Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Paris

"I improved my French, learned about French education and Paris geography"

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08/01/2023 Not Too Bad Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Bordeaux

"I know my personal boundaries and values with respect to my personal relationships with people."

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12/17/2021 An Unforgettable Experience CYA (College Year in Athens) - Semester/Academic Year Program

"I learned how to live on my own in a city that was foreign to me. I learned how to live my life boldly. "

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Past Review A Nontraditional But Rewarding Semester In Chile. Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Santiago

"I think I definitely grew as a person and learned to become more independent and confident during my semester abroad. I also obviously improved greatly in my Spanish language skills from the expectation that we used the language at all times while abroad. In my experience specifically with the civil unrest and protests that occu..."

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Past Review Beirut Buhibkkkkkk American University of Beirut: Beirut - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Just learned to slow down and enjoy life a bit more."

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Past Review Solid Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury – CMRS Oxford Humanities Program

"I gained writing proficiency thanks to the nature of courses at Oxford. "

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Past Review Language Immersion Success Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Getafe

"Yes, the most valuable thing I gained was exposure to the language. I also spent a lot of time with Spanish university students but only through a prior connection I had, so I'm not sure I would've found as many opportunities to speak Spanish without having this prior connection."

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Past Review Growing Confidence In My Spanish While Building Relationships SIT Study Abroad: Chile - Cultural Identity, Social Justice, and Community Development

"I learned who I am and what I really want to do in my studies and career. I learned about the beauty of cities, the unique risks and challenges that Chile is facing, and the joy of living next to the ocean. It was worth every penny, every scary moment, every awkward first encounter, every sacrifice, every second. "

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Past Review Great Learning Experience But Take Your Own Initiative Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Moscow

"I gained language skills and confidence about what it takes to learn a new language while living abroad or back home. Being able to push your comfort levels and explore a new environment has been extremely beneficial to me and I believe this experience was worthwhile. "

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Past Review Montevideo: A Great Place To Learn Spanish Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Montevideo

"I gained a sense of independence, a better world perspective, and a lot of good memories. It was definitely worthwhile, and I want to go back."

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Past Review Finding My Spanish Mom In Córdoba PRESHCO: Study Abroad in Córdoba, Spain

"One of the most important things I gained was a perspective of world history from a country that wasn't the U.S. It can be a little perturbing, especially to see how history is told from a country that was a major European colonial power, but it's eye opening."

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Past Review Academically Rigorous, Not Much Cultural Integration Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Paris

"I gained a lot of language experience while abroad. Middlebury's language pledge pushed me to use French in my academic and everyday life. Nevertheless, I felt very isolated in this program and felt that the amount of time that I spent on academics prevented me from taking full advantage of my time in Paris."

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Past Review Culturally Immersive And Academically Fulfilling! Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Bordeaux

"Of course, I gained a far better skillset in the French language. In addition, I grew as an individual. I am now more confident in social situations, uncomfortable interactions, and unfamiliar experiences. "

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Past Review One Of The Best Experiences Of My Life IFSA: Buenos Aires - Argentine Universities Program

"Because of my semester in Buenos Aires, I am even more aware of the importance of the human connection, understanding the different ways that people engage with others across societies, the importance of remaining curious, and the urgency of truly listening to others, even if their opinions or practices are different than my own..."

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Past Review A Great Time In Oxford Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury – CMRS Oxford Humanities Program

"This was definitely worthwhile. I pushed myself to my academic limits while adapting to a new country and having a good time. It was thrilling."

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Past Review Thrown Into The French Cultural Pool With No Life Vest Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Paris

"It was worthwhile, I really improved my French skills and made some lifelong connections"

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Past Review Chill Program In A Beautiful City PRESHCO: Study Abroad in Córdoba, Spain

"I learned that work doesn't have to be your life. The people here focus so much more on the relationships that they build, and work is just something they do to sustain themselves. "

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Past Review ¡Te Amo Cadiz! API (Academic Programs International): Cadiz - Universidad de Cadiz

"-Spanish skills -Comfort navigating a foreign culture -Unforgettable travel experiences -Social connections w/ Spaniards and other non-Americans -A break/step back from the US and my university -And much more!!!"

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Past Review Learning To Be Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable IFSA: Santiago - Chilean Universities Program, Santiago

"I learned how to be comfortable with being on my own and how to handle navigate living in a big city. It was lonely at the beginning but eventually, I was okay and even enjoyed it. "

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Past Review 178 Days Of Cádiz API (Academic Programs International): Cadiz - Universidad de Cadiz

"It definitely was worthwhile. I learned the value of learning from your mistakes. I learned that you don't need to get on a plane to have an adventure and you don't need to spend money to have a good time. I gained new friendships and families. Additionally, I have made unforgettable memories along the way."

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