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October 30, 2020

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Below you will find study abroad reviews from students at Wofford College. We hope you will find these helpful in your search for options in education abroad. If you are a Wofford College student, please check with the International Programs 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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08/27/2019 New Adventures And Experiences IES Abroad: Christchurch Direct Enrollment - University Of Canterbury

"Spending a semester abroad was more than just taking courses in another country for a couple of months. The experience impacted me in every way imaginable. I experienced the unknown a lot while I was abroad – public transportation, Kiwi slang, Māori language and culture, Tim Tam Slams – and each of these experiences is a memory ..."

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02/26/2018 A Lot Of Tough Experiences That I Wouldn't Trade For Anything SIT Study Abroad: Ecuador - Comparative Ecology and Conservation

"Experiential learning is key, it's better to go with the flow "

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01/29/2018 Study Abroad In France: Inexplainable In One Line IES Abroad: Nantes - French Language Immersion & Area Studies

"I learned that there is no "right" way to live. Everyone lives differently; there are no two cultures exactly alike. A major problem today is that many peoples believe their ways of living are superior to others when every culture is formed and adapted to its surrounding conditions and environment. There are better and more effi..."

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12/29/2017 Cold Hawaii Beaches, On And Off Rain, And Amazing Memories Arcadia: Aberdeen - University of Aberdeen

"I learned much about myself and how I behave not just out of my comfort zone, but out of typical environment. I also learned that people of different regions and cultures aren't as different as some like to make out. As a Southerner, I found that I had more in common with an international student from Switzerland, than I did wit..."

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09/29/2017 Vienna Is The Most Amazing City! IES Abroad: Vienna - Study Abroad With IES Abroad

"I learned a lot about myself and how I am able to cope with social differences and travel issues. The program definitely helped me to mature and changed my outlook on the world from an American point of view to a global one. "

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09/12/2017 My Time Abroad IES Abroad: Salamanca - Advanced Spanish Immersion

"I learned how to be independent with a visual disability. I was able to travel independently. It was absolutely worthwhile. "

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03/01/2017 Ecuador IES Abroad: Quito - IES Abroad in Quito

"I gained many friends and I learned a lot more Spanish which was my main goal"

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02/20/2017 My Integration In Freiburg And Europe IES Abroad: Freiburg - European Union

"Yes, I wish that a couple more classes would have fulfilled my major requirements, but I understood that this was mainly for Political Science and International Relations majors. "

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Past Review A Semester In The Mother City IES Abroad: Cape Town - University of Cape Town

"Coming from a very conservative city in the southern United States my experience at the University of Cape Town shaped me in such a positive way. The perspective I gained was one I could have only gained in this unique city. Cape Town is vibrant - a mixing pot of so many beautiful cultures accented with immaculate nature, unlike..."

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Past Review Acceptance IES Abroad: Freiburg - Environmental Studies & Sustainability

"I learned more than imaginable about myself and what I need in order to make myself happy. "

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Past Review Beijing: An Amazing Experience Abroad Beijing Foreign Studies University: Beijing - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I improved my Chinese skills and I gained a greater sense of confidence in my abilities. I also gained a better appreciation for Chinese culture. It was definitely a worthwhile semester!"

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Past Review La Dolce Vita Milan, Italy IES Abroad: Milan - Study Abroad With IES Abroad

"Having to navigate a new city with people speaking a different language, planning weekend trips, budgeting, and everything else that goes along with studying abroad helped me to become more independent. "

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Past Review 12.5% Of My College Experience Beijing Foreign Studies University: Beijing - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I improved my Chinese, gained new friends from around the world, discovered things about China I never knew before, and I grew into a better person. Yes, it was absolutely worthwhile. "

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Past Review Food, Fashion, Friends: The Perfect Semester Abroad IES Abroad: Milan - Study Abroad With IES Abroad

"I learned how to live on my own and support myself when I became homesick or yearned for normalcy. I learned that different and change are a good thing and healthy for the young mind and body. I learned that I love to travel and there is nothing I would rather spend my time doing than seeing the world. I learned that there is mo..."

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Past Review Competence In The Work Place! IES Abroad: Rome - Summer Internship

"I learned how to work across cultures! I worked with Italians, Indians, Americans, and Swedes! I learned how to communicate and better explain things and to adjust to new environments with people from totally different cultures! "

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Past Review Coffee The Italian Way! IES Abroad: Study Rome - Language & Area Studies

"I learned how to adapt to new places, people, and cultures! I learned how to handle things going wrong in unfamiliar places and then navigating countries where I didn't speak a lick of the language! Most importantly, I learned how to communicate across cultures in social and professional environments! "

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Past Review Jeg Savne Kobenhavn DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"The program really helped me to narrow down the field that I want to pursue a career in through my core course. Although I loved my other classes this alone made the entire semester worthwhile."

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Past Review Awesome Program! DIS Copenhagen: Semester

"I was taught how to be an adult. I was raised with others of very different backgrounds. It was the greatest experience I've ever had."

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Past Review I Will Never Forget The Family I Made And Experiences I Had IES Abroad: Madrid - IES Abroad in Madrid

"I gained an appreciation for other cultures and loved of history"

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Past Review A Glorious Whirlwind IES Abroad: Barcelona - Study Abroad with IES Abroad

"I learned confidence, boldness, how to say yes to everything and how to say no with assurance. I learned to fail gracefully and to take on my biggest fears and stresses. I learned the value of telling stories and being open and vulnerable in an unfamiliar place."

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Past Review A Month Of Learning, Great Food, And Amazing People! IES Abroad: Study Rome - Language & Area Studies

"I learned a lot about myself as I traveled with friends and made new ones along the way! I learned that I can take care of myself as well as acclimate to a new and foreign environment. I stepped out of my comfort zone and gained so many priceless memories and experiences because of it. This program and my time in Italy helped me..."

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Past Review Rome On My Mind IES Abroad: Study Rome - Language & Area Studies

"I gained so much confidence from this experience, it was my first time really traveling alone. I am not afraid to travel alone anymore and am comfortable using local transportation anywhere I go. "

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Past Review A Month Was Not Long Enough IES Abroad: Rome January Term - From Pontius Pilate to Theodosius: The Advent of Christianity

"My time in Rome, Italy was unlike any other experience I have had in my life. Although I was only there for a month, I felt like it was the perfect amount of time to get a taste of the Italian culture. The IES Rome program helped me learn about a new culture and field of academics. The program was based around the art and histor..."

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Past Review Becoming Nantaise IES Abroad: Nantes - French Language Immersion & Area Studies

"It's hard to believe now, a few months out, that I actually lived in Nantes, France for four months. While I was anxious to see the world, improve my french, and make new friends, I accomplished everything I could have imagined. This experience opened my eyes to new cultures and allowed me to understand that relationships can ..."

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Past Review Forever Wishing I Could Return IES Abroad: Barcelona - Study Abroad with IES Abroad

"From my experience abroad I learned how to be an independent global-citizen. I am much more open to change and different cultures than it was before. By living abroad I also learned how to adapt to situations and learned how to rely on my language and communication skills. It was a worthwhile experience that I will cherish forev..."

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