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May 25, 2024

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Below you will find study abroad reviews from students at Birmingham–Southern College. We hope you will find these helpful in your search for options in education abroad. If you are a Birmingham–Southern College student, please check with the Krulak Institute 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

E-Term 2019 - Monday, Sept. 24, 2018
Fall Term 2019 or Academic Year 2019-20 - Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Summer Term 2019 - Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Spring Term 2020 - Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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Past Review A Summer In Spain: How I Grew Into My Confidence Instituto Franklin-UAH: Alcalá de Henares - Study Abroad in Spain

"I gained a new found confidence in myself and my Spanish-speaking abilities."

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Past Review A Summer In Spain: How I Grew Into My Confidence Instituto Franklin-UAH: International Studies Program

"I gained confidence in myself and learned lots of new vocabulary along with better grammar. It was worthwhile as I accomplished everything I wanted to."

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Past Review Adventure With Idaca @ University Of Cape Town, South Africa University of Cape Town: Cape Town - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I am so glad that I studied abroad in Cape Town. It was an extremely worthwhile experience that left me with new perspectives and outlooks on the world. "

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Past Review A Great London Experience AIFS London - Richmond, The American International University in London

"life lessons on growth and maturity, happiness, confidence, independence, friendships, etc"

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Past Review Exploring A Beautiful City And Culture But The Administration Was Not Up To Par Hong Kong Baptist University: Hong Kong - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned about many different cultures I visited and learned that I might want to live outside of the US once I graduate college."

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Past Review Another Home The Education Abroad Network (TEAN): Seoul - Korea University

"Every country will have its great qualities and its really bad qualities. It took me a while to adjust to the differences but I eventually fell in love with country after I decided to rely on myself and show myself around the country more. Exploring the city showed me so much culture and I became much more confident and independ..."

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Past Review Adventures Abound The Education Abroad Network (TEAN): Seoul - Korea University

"I learned language skills, the ability to work and communicate with people, determination, and patience. It was definitely worth it."

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Past Review Most Valuable Experience I Have Ever Had University of Birmingham: Birmingham - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"This experience was pricelessly valuable. Even in the moments when I was alone, I learned something about myself. Doing this program taught me so much about how to handle myself in unknown situations and gave me so much confidence to tackle similarly intimidating situations in the future. "

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Past Review I Had Too Much Time On My Hands. AIFS: Vina del Mar - Universidad Adolfo Ibanez

"Yes, it was worthwhile. I would have always regretted not studying abroad if I hadn't done it. I learned some of the language and how to get around in a foreign country on my own."

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Past Review Leaning Native Language Create Bond Of Identity SIT Study Abroad: Public Health in the Tropics Internship (Summer)

"Through the internship program, I have gained hands-on lab techniques for isolating a bacterial strain that causes TB. I have learned to work as a lab team to accomplished projects. From receptions of samples to releasing results, lab personnel checked each other's work to ensure the accuracy of lab results. I have also learne..."

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Past Review Fun, Beautiful, And Pretty Relaxed SIT Study Abroad: Switzerland - Food Security and Nutrition (Summer)

"I learned basic travel skills and language barrier difficulties"

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Past Review Plenty Of Potatoes, Good Drinks, And Keen Company University of Birmingham: Birmingham - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"This specific program was great to go to during the spring semester because they take the month of April off for studying and Easter. This was perfect time to travel while having a home base in England. I wrote most of my papers while in class so I was prepared to come back for the May exam period. I loved the way I was able to ..."

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Past Review A Nice Vacation CEPA Foundation: Strasbourg - EU Studies Semester Abroad Program

"I gained a lot being abroad alone, and having freedom in that sense."

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Past Review A Great Experience That Will Never Be Forgotten Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences: Amsterdam - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I gained many new international friends and the confidence to travel by myself and it was definitely worth it. "

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Past Review Hands On Lab Projects And Learning Kiswahili Language Were Great! SIT Study Abroad: Public Health in the Tropics Internship (Summer)

"During the hand on lab projects with Kenya Medical Research Institute and the Center for Disease Control, KEMRI/CDC, I learned the value of coordinated teamwork. "

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Past Review Unforgettable Hong Kong Baptist University: Hong Kong - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned so much about myself. I became more confident and independent. I befriended people from different cultures. I got to taste incredible food that I've never tried before. And I got to visit other Asian countries since the plane tickets were much cheaper than they would be coming from the US! It was 100000% worthwhile."

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Past Review The Experience Of A Lifetime. CIEE: Seville - Business + Society

"I learned so much about myself, and who I as a person. It was the most amazing experience. I wish I could've stayed longer. "

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Past Review Amazing Journey Through Japanese Culture Kansai Gaidai University: Hirakata - Asian Studies Program

"Being in the country really helped me practice and learn the language better. It was very worthwhile!"

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Past Review Eye And Mind Opening CEPA Foundation: Strasbourg - EU Studies Semester Abroad Program

"This was extremely worthwhile for me. I study political science at my home university and have always wanted to see how other political institutions work and how people interact with them. This program gave me that opportunity and much more. I was able to see the places I had written on my bucket list since I was young... my lif..."

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Past Review Blending The Old With The New Kansai Gaidai University: Hirakata - Asian Studies Program

"It was most definitely worthwhile. Living abroad opens your eyes in so many ways that I feel as though it's something you have to experience to be able to understand. Being surrounded by a new culture, a new way of living, and new philosophy changes you. Even having to walk to school through the city every day changes the way yo..."

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Past Review Wouldn't Go Back, But Wouldn't Trade My Experience For Anything University of Birmingham: Birmingham - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I gained a work ethic. I gained a sense of how to assert myself against hard-headed powers to get basic information that I needed. On a positive note, I gained some life-long friends as well. Overall, I would say the friendships and travel experiences made it worthwhile, but the biggest drawback was the university itself."

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Past Review A Challenging, But Rewarding Experience CEPA Foundation: Strasbourg - EU Studies Semester Abroad Program

"I became more independent than I thought possible and I pushed myself out of my comfort zone every day. It was worthwhile. I am a happier and more confident individual now. "

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Past Review Amazing The Education Abroad Network (TEAN): Melbourne - RMIT University

"Life experience and tons of Business experience."

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Past Review The Best Decision I've Ever Made! University of Limerick: Limerick - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I met so many people from all over, which in itself is invaluable. The biggest thing I gained was learning from different people's perspectives and how it changed my own!"

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Past Review 'Can You Fold A Pound?' And Other Dumb Questions I Asked Abroad University of Birmingham: Birmingham - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I was so challenged by how isolating studying abroad can be. I am introverted, and did not expect to miss my family or friends when I was abroad, but I really deeply missed them throughout the whole experience. I really gained more self-reliance and an ability to be more adaptable, while I also learned to value the people I care..."

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