Benedictine College

April 14, 2024

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Below you will find study abroad reviews from students at Benedictine College. We hope you will find these helpful in your search for options in education abroad. If you are a Benedictine College student, please check with the International Education 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 Eat, Pray, Love Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"You not only experience and learn another culture, you discover who you are as an individual. "

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Past Review Would It Again In A Heartbeat Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"Primarily independence. Nothing teaches independence like learning to travel around foreign countries where you don't know the native language."

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Past Review Living Like Lizzie Mc Guire Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"Definitely. I learned so much about other cultures and traveling on my own and taking care of yourself. I also learned some Italian! "

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Past Review Life Changing Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"I learned so much about culture from each country I was able to visit. From Morocco to Poland, each country had something new to offer. My confidence grew, my ability to navigate around each location grew, and I morphed into a new person! 1000000000 percent worthwhile."

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Past Review Loved The Experience Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"Knowledge of Italian, travel skills,lifelong friends "

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Past Review Life In Italy: Living A New Way Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"I learned that life can be lived in many different ways. There is nothing about my life as an American that I can assume is universal; it is those things that are, rather, Human, that bind us all together. I learned to speak a new language, to look at art in a new way, to let being happy be simple. "

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Past Review 3 Months That Taught Me More Than I Could Ever Imagine Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"I learned how much I didn't know about so many things. It was humbling to truly be in the world and recognize how sheltered and uncultured we can be over in America. With all of the different cultures and races constantly mixing in and out of cities and countries, I experienced so many different kinds of people and so many diffe..."

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Past Review An Exciting And Wonderful Time Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"I gained knowledge, self-confidence, and independence, as well as a greater appreciation for the arts and Italian culture. "

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Past Review The Most Fun And Yet Uncomfortable Thing I Have Ever Done. Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"I gained knowledge in the arts, geography, culture and living independent. "

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Past Review Can't Miss Opportunity!!! Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"The semester abroad was so worthwhile!! I cannot stress that enough. I have friends who did not do a semester abroad for one reason or another and they all have regretted it. I had a few reasons that it could have not worked out, but I made sure that it did and am so glad I got to go abroad! I became so close with the people I s..."

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Past Review Alive Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"From midnight gelato runs, missed busses, TONS of steps, sleeping in airports, slurping spectacular spaghetti, getting lost, laughter in 8 different countries, breathtaking sights, experiencing true faith, life long adventures, and memories that will 'CLICK' in my mind forever. I wouldn't change a thing."

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Past Review Italy Is Like The Ex I Can't Get Over. Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"Was it worthwhile? Yes, yes, a thousand times yes! Most of my best stories start with, " So this one time when I was studying abroad...." followed by some epic tale of broken plans and making new friends in foreign places. So even if it was just for the stories, I would do it over again! The main things I learned were how to acc..."

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Past Review Amazing And Unforgettable Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"Independence, a love of Italian culture, a love of the Italian language and the ability and chance to travel around and learn so much about other areas and experience so many amazing adventures!"

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Past Review The City That Changed My Reality Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"I gained confidence in who I am, where I can go, who I can meet and how I can interact with those people, in asking questions, in not being afraid to go below the surface of a person, and in pushing myself to really learn all I can. I gained confidence in my faith - this is where I stopped accepting the faith as something I was ..."

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Past Review Firenze Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"Other than educational experiences I was able to learn a lot about myself and grew a confidence in myself I hadn't had before studying abroad. I went to Italy without any close friends and only knowing a handful of my classmates there. Being able to break out of my shell and become friends with people I wouldn't have organically..."

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Past Review Multo Multo Bene!!! Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"I grew through this experience in ways that I did not expect. I stretched myself in planning trips on my own, and became more confident with my own abilities and life-skills. I became closer to my friends through this experience, and bonded with new people I had not known very well before. My worldview has also changed from e..."

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Past Review The Time Of My Life. Enriching Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"Learned how to travel alone. Learned about other cultures"

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Past Review I Grew The Most As A Person During This Semester More Than Any Other. Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"I gained a lot of self confidence and a huge appreciation for art."

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Past Review Living In Beauty Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"“Never lose the ability to be awed.” These words contain my feeble attempt to sum up the beautiful lesson of the months spent studying abroad in Italy. Both then and even now, I find it difficult to express the depth in the encounter of a larger-than-life sculpture or a Florentine sunset. Throughout those precious weeks, I was h..."

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Past Review Change In Worldview Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"Studying abroad in Florence completely changed my worldview. I've become more aware of cultures beyond my own. I've gained a richer appreciation of the world we live in. I have a newfound understanding of how European history relates to American history and a greater respect of people from different backgrounds. I learned how to..."

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Past Review If You Can Do It, Do It. Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"There is no other experience or opportunity like it. Spending three months in a beautiful country, a beautiful culture, building beautiful friendships, creating beautiful memories. I experienced beauty on a daily basis. Every day, I went to bed thinking “What a day.” I lived in Villa Morghen with a dedicated and loving staff and..."

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Past Review Florence: A Lesson About A Different Way Of Living Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

"My time in Italy and Europe taught me assertion, frugality, and independence. It gifted me with new friends, experiences, and an appreciation of a different culture, language, and people. During the Florence semester, each new situation taught me to be a leader, take hold of my task, and stay true to my beliefs while respectin..."

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