Best Study Abroad Experience in Greece!! Past Review

By (Wellesley College) - abroad from 01/14/2019 to 04/19/2019 with

American College of Greece: Athens - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was so worthwhile! I was able to visit and learn about 9 different countries and their cultures on the weekends as well as explore so much of Greece. My Greek language skills also improved drastically.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 1 month - 6 months

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

All of my professors were very kind and knowledgeable. Classes offered were interesting and relevant to my major.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes

Athens is such a beautiful city with amazing food, people, and history. ACG has such a safe and beautiful campus in a suburb of Athens that makes adjusting to being abroad gradual and easy. ACG offers so many classes for all types of majors (STEM, Humanities, Business), it was the only program in Greece that I could study Computer Science in English at so I'm very thankful.


* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes

Direct Enrollment/Exchange

* Did you study abroad through an exchange program or did you directly enroll in the foreign university? Direct Enrollment

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local Students
  • Americans
  • International Students
About how many local friends did you make that you will likely keep in touch with?

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Location: Greece (the country in general)
  • Light work load
  • Stress-free environment
* What could be improved?
  • Housing Staff
  • Discount cards for students (ISIC)
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Pack light!

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Outright Urbanite
A social butterfly, you're happiest in bustling cities with hip people, and took advantage of all it had to offer. You enjoyed the nightlife, and had fun going out dancing, and socializing with friends. Fun-loving and dressed to the nines, you enjoyed discovering new restaurants, shops, cafes, and bars in your host country.