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May 28, 2024

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Below you will find study abroad reviews from students at Bowdoin College. We hope you will find these helpful in your search for options in education abroad. If you are a Bowdoin College Student, please check with the Office of Off-Campus Study 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 Sfs Tanzania: The Best Semester Of My Life The School for Field Studies / SFS: Tanzania - Wildlife Management Studies

"I gained an ability to conduct research and carry it out from data collection to paper writeup. I learned to critically analyze the world around me, and I opened my eyes to cultures I had never been exposed to before. "

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Past Review An Important Experience That Cannot Be Summed Up In One Line South India Term Abroad - SITA

"It was quite worthwhile. I got a very different perspective on how the world works and developed interesting skills. "

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Past Review Fantastic Abroad Experience With Dis DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"Yes, it expanded my understanding of other cultures and my knowledge of the subjects I took courses in."

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Past Review Immersive Experience In Chilean Culture And Public Health! SIT Study Abroad: Chile - Public Health, Traditional Medicine, and Community Empowerment

"I learned a lot about Chilean culture and improved my Spanish skills. "

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Past Review An Incredible Experience IES Abroad: Freiburg - European Union

"Incredible travel experience and cultural immersion if you seek it out! I learned a massive amount about the European Union but more importantly, about myself and my ability to navigate an entirely other continent independently and with confidence. This experience was way more than I expected and is absolutely worthwhile."

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Past Review An Amazing, Perspective Shifting Experience South India Term Abroad - SITA

"I learned a lot from my experience with SITA, not only about Southern India, but about my own perspective, about America, and about myself. There were definitely challenges, but these challenges were an important part of this learning experience, and I don't think I would want to avoid any of them. Going to India with SITA chall..."

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Past Review Loved Sita, Loved Madurai, Loved India. South India Term Abroad - SITA

"My experience was challenging but incredibly rewarding. I learned a lot about myself (what fascinates me, my potential career path) and fell in love with India."

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Past Review Best College Semester In Bologna Eastern College Consortium (ECCO): Bologna - Università di Bologna Study Abroad Program

"Can't really reduce this answer to a little box because I learned so much and grew in so many ways, so I'd definitely say it was worthwhile."

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Past Review Incredible Cultural Experience. Eastern College Consortium (ECCO): Bologna - Università di Bologna Study Abroad Program

"I learned many things about the Italian language and was able to befriend several locals. It was fantastic."

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Past Review Best Semester! Eastern College Consortium (ECCO): Bologna - Università di Bologna Study Abroad Program

"My semester abroad was probably the best thing I've done in college. It was an incredible experience, Bologna is amazing, Italy is amazing."

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Past Review A Life Changing Semester IES Abroad: Madrid - IES Abroad in Madrid

"My experience abroad was extremely worthwhile. Not only did I greatly improve my Spanish speaking abilities, make new American and foreign friends, and explore all over Spain and Europe, but I also grew a lot as a person. Mainly, I experienced a new level of independence traveling in foreign countries by myself, and gained a fre..."

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Past Review It Was An Amazing Experience. Ots, Tropical Disease, Environmental Change And Human Health Study Abroad Programs in Costa Rica

"I learned Spanish, made friends and experienced so many new things. It was definitely worth it"

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Past Review A Truly Once In A Lifetime, Wild, Exciting, And Eye Opening Experience! Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS): South Africa - African Ecology and Conservation

"100% worthwhile!!! I learned so much about myself, other people, the world, ecology, conservation, and science in general."

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Past Review An Experienced Focused Semester In An Incredibly Biodiverse Country SIT Study Abroad: Ecuador - Comparative Ecology and Conservation

"The main things I gained were botanical knowledge, field research experience, and connections with the science community in Ecuador. Not too much new academically, but the experiences were great. I also saw a fair number of birds, which for a birder like me was great."

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Past Review Yikes, What If I Hadn't Done That? IES Abroad: Granada - Study Abroad with IES Abroad

"I learned to love being in new and uncomfortable situations. I learned that people are generally very similar, but there are inherent differences in the ways we choose to live our lives. I learned how to do my part in forming incredible relationships, and I'm excited to see how they continue in the future. "

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Past Review It's Not Goodbye, It's See You Later IES Abroad: Madrid - IES Abroad in Madrid

"I learned how to be adaptable. I easily adapted and immersed into a new culture, a new language, and a completely new style of life which I soon called one of my own. I made tons of friends and shared many memories that I will remember forever and have left behind remnants of a place that is another home to me. "

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Past Review A Solid Program IES Abroad: Salamanca - Advanced Spanish Immersion

"Absolutely loved the experience of living overseas. I would do it again. "

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Past Review Wouldn't Change It For Anything. Duke In Istanbul Bogazici University: Istanbul - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"Istanbul is a fascinating and incredible city!"

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Past Review Lost, Confused, And Having The Time Of Your Life! Tübingen Antioch In Germany Study Abroad in Germany! Programs and Reviews!

"Prior to studying abroad, I thought I had a broad perspective on the world and an open point of view. After studying abroad, I actually have both of those things. It was incredibly worthwhile. "

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Past Review Ies Granada: Spain Unexpected IES Abroad: Granada - Study Abroad with IES Abroad

"My study abroad experience encouraged me to pursue Spanish as a second major upon returning to my home institution. I returned with a new perspective and a strength in international knowledge. My plans for this summer include working for an investment manager in its global department, which was clinched by my experience with Spa..."

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