Bennington College

April 16, 2024

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Below you will find study abroad reviews from students at Bennington College. We hope you will find these helpful in your search for options in education abroad. If you are a Bennington College student, please check with the Study Away 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.

Important Dates and Deadlines

September 30 - Deadline for Spring exchange applications
November 1 - Deadline for Spring outside program applications
April 15 - Deadline for Fall exchange applications
May 1 - Deadline for Fall outside program applications

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Past Review Despite The Pandemic, The Experience Was Unforgettable SIT Study Abroad: Switzerland - Banking, Finance, and Social Responsibility

"This program is definetly worthwhile. I gained some useful connections and I certianly gained some friends, wonderful experience and a fresh perspective. "

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Past Review An Excellent Introduction To Living And Studying In China. Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Beijing

"Definitely worthwhile. I gained experience and confidence in my Chinese."

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Past Review Tainan Is A City Off The Beaten Path, Yet Still Large And Exciting American Councils (ACTR): Taiwan Intensive Summer Language Program (TISLP)

"Definitely worthwhile! I learned a lot of self-reliance and bravery, living in a place where I can't read the signs (as I don't study traditional characters) and my accent is difficult to understand."

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Past Review Great Experience Adelante: Oaxaca - Volunteer in Oaxaca

"This program was perfect for me, and it was a great way to get to know a new city. It made the transition to living in another place as easy as it really could be — finding me housing, an internship, and contacts within the city that could answer any questions or help show me around. The internship was a fantastic fit, which rea..."

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Past Review An Experience To Remember. Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers

"Although I had traveled before, this was the first time I really understood what it meant to be in a foreign country, speaking another language all day, every day, and learning to be humble for that. Because of APA, I feel confident in my language abilities, and I was able to take what I learned there to write not one, but two t..."

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Past Review The Study Abroad Program You Were Waiting For! China Study Abroad Reflections: Comprehensive Reviews of Past Programs

"For anybody who was wondering that, China Study Abroad is a real company. I was very nervous about coming to China and had just about a million questions concerning every aspect of my stay. China Study Abroad assisted me from picking the program and city most suitable to my needs, to seeing me off at the end of 6 months. They en..."

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Past Review Not What I Expected, But Worth It. University of East Anglia: Norwich - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I gained a love of British chocolate, biscuits and tea. I also learned that England isn't as hyped up as the pop culture image we get of it makes it out to be, it's actually a lot more ordinary. I think it was worth it to be tied to a new place and to broaden my world perspective and to keep England in my heart now that I'm home..."

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Past Review When Do I Get To Go Back? Central College Abroad: Granada - University of Granada

"I learned that there is nothing to gain from being timid, that you learn best by pushing yourself into different situations. I gained friends that I want to keep for the rest of my life. Yes, I'd say that this was probably the most worthwhile semester of my life."

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Past Review Super Bien! Central College Abroad: Granada - University of Granada

"People are basically the same everywhere even if customs are different. And if you are open to adapt, you can make friends and look at living in a new way."

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