AMAZING! August 24, 2022

By (Nursing, Berea College) - abroad from 05/17/2022 to 06/21/2022 with

KIIS: Greece - Experience Greece, Summer Program

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned to be more independent than I already was as well as how to plan my own trip abroad in the future.

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


* 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- 200


* Did your program have a foreign language component? No

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Hotel
* Who did you live with?

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  • Local Students
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Local 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?
  • The people
  • Learning
  • The Trips
* What could be improved?
  • Student Support
  • Clear schedules
  • financial help
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? What exactly to bring.

Reasons For Studying Abroad

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The Nearly Native or Trail Blazer
Craving the most authentic experience possible, perhaps you lived with a host family or really got in good with the locals. You may have felt confined by your program requirements and group excursions. Instead, you'd have preferred to plan your own trips, even skipping class to conduct your own 'field work.'

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:


Course Department: ENG
Instructor: Dr. Richard King
Instruction Language: English
Comments: It was an easy course. I was able to enjoy the learning process because I did not feel stressed about my grades. The final exam and project were fair as well.
Credit Transfer Issues: Yes, I just had to reach out to have my credits transferred.
Course Name/Rating:

Day to Day Life In Ancient Greece

Course Department: HIST
Instructor: Dr. Christine Shea
Instruction Language: English
Comments: The course was fairly easy. I really enjoyed learning the history behind the sites we visited.
Credit Transfer Issues: no.