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September 24, 2023

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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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Past Review A Nightmare And A Dream Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Bordeaux

"I gained a richer French vocabulary, especially in terms of how the native French speak. I also learned to be much more independent and bold. "

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Past Review Berlin: An Adventure Awaits! IES Abroad: Berlin - Study Abroad With IES Abroad

"In addition to learning a lot about Berlin, Germany, and their population, I learned a lot about myself and what kind of person I want to be in the world. Interacting with all of these new people, places, and things really made me realize how much of the world is still out there for me to explore and learn about! There's so much..."

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Past Review Study Abroad Indonesia: A Period Of Personal Growth SIT Study Abroad: Indonesia - Arts, Religion, and Social Change

"I learned how resilient and independent I can be. I had never traveled that far by myself, and I ended up being okay! I learned so much about a culture I had never experienced, and grew in so many different ways."

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Past Review Fantastic Study Abroad Experience IES Abroad: Salamanca - Advanced Spanish Immersion

"I learned a lot about the Spanish culture and language. It was definitely worthwhile. I also got to take courses outside of my majors at Amherst College which I really enjoyed."

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Past Review A Spring In Beijing Study Abroad Programs in China

"I gained a ton of language experience, met great new friends, and learned so much about life in China. It was most definitely worthwhile, and I already can't wait to go back. "

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Past Review Did Not Like Classes, But Loved London And Had An Amazing Time. IFSA: London - King's College London

"Learned a lot about other cultures, and learned how to be incredibly independent while traveling without phone service in other countries. "

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Past Review A Semester Of New Experiences AMIDEAST: Rabat - Regional Studies in French

"I learned a lot about a culture I had never really experienced before and am extremely glad that I did it."

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Past Review An Unforgettable Experience! Tel Aviv University: Undergraduate Semester / Year in Israel

"My study abroad was an amazing experience! I really fell in love with Israel, and learned about Israeli culture and history. I would go back in a heartbeat!"

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Past Review Sweet Briar Jys In Sevilla Is An Amazing Program I Highly Recommend It And Wish I Could Go Again! Sweet Briar College: JYS in Seville

"Studying for 4 months in Sevilla through Sweet Briar JYS did completely change me--in a great way. I became very independent while there, and also gained a tremendous love for Spanish culture. After my time with JYS, I finished college graduating with a honors B.A. in Spanish, and wrote my final thesis entirely in Spanish. I..."

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Past Review In Depth Learning Of Buddhist Meditation Carleton Global Engagement: Buddhist Studies in Bodh Gaya, India

"This was undeniably a great jumping off point for both my meditation practice as well as fueling my interest in India."

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Past Review I Thoroughly Enjoyed My Study Abroad Program In Galway IFSA: Galway - National University Ireland

"Yes, it was a fantastic experience. The courses were challenging and interesting. People native to Galway are extremely friendly and almost always willing to sit for 5 minutes and chat. Galway is also a great central location to travel around Ireland and throughout Europe. "

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