Amazing Athens 5 Week Cultural Immersion Past Review

By (Syracuse University) - abroad from 05/19/2016 to 06/19/2016 with

Atlantis Project | Pre-med Fellowship Abroad

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I gained a better understanding of what it is like to work in a hospital, I gained friendships and connections within the medical world, and I gained a better understanding of the things I want for my future in medicine. It was extremely worthwhile.

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Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? None

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* 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

I fell in love with the culture, the food and the people I met in Greece. Greece will forever be life changing and I have grown so much since my trip there.

Finances

* 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)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? 100
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Wait to buy souvenirs until the end! You can't bring too much back in your luggage unless you want to pay extra!

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans
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?
  • Apartments
  • Food
  • Excursions
* What could be improved?
  • MCAT Test prep
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I wish I knew how much of an impact it was going to have on my life and the way I view health care on a global scale.

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.