International Studies & Programs

Student Testimonials

See what our students think! Included are student stories from the American Semester Program, Exchange and Short Course, Summer Programs.


IMG_7415.JPGMel, Deakin University, Spring 2016

"Making the decision to study abroad at Michigan State was unquestionably my proudest achievement to date. It was hard not to feel immediately at home at MSU’s campus, a spectacle in itself which seemed more like a fairytale garden than a school.

MSU introduced me to snow, squirrels, school spirit and most importantly, like-minded individuals who I now feel privileged to call my dearest friends. I never wanted to miss out on anything while on exchange, which led me to attend an unforgettable Michigan State basketball game, completely alone, where I sat in the Izzone – the electric student cheer squad – and met a bunch of friendly fellow fanatics.

I immersed myself in the American culture at MSU by saying yes to every unique opportunity that presented itself, and I hope that future students do the same!"


Spring Game copy.jpgJens, University of Oslo, Spring 2016

"I remember the semester as being a very interesting one. I felt that the scholarly activities were challenging and that I made a lot of new friends from all over the world, including Americans.

Going to the US, I was very curious about how people lived and what it was like being an American. I had some stereotypes confirmed and others disproved. One lasting impression, given that I am Norwegian, was that the US is gigantic and can offer a great variation in terms of people. I met some really fascinating human beings."

 


Video Testimonials

Angela, Colombia, Spring 2016

ASP Summer Program

Bjarne, Denmark, Academic Year 2013-14

Even, Norway, Spring 2015

Franklin, Brazil, Academic Year 2013-14

Laura, United Kingdom, Academic Year 2013-14

Saskia, Germany, Fall 2015

 


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