Great, fun and safe experience!!! June 11, 2018

By (Northwest Arkansas Community College) - abroad from 05/24/2018 to 06/06/2018 with

NWACC: Study Abroad in Greece

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I learned so much and couldn’t believe how interesting it was! It was very worth my while! I learned to be more out going to not be shy and explore and so much about the Greek culture

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 2 weeks - 1 month

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

Best learning experience ever and very hands on!!

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Professors were GREAT especially Sevin gallo!

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

It was okay definitely somewhere to rest our heads it got the job done

* Food:

Great food would love more variety! But we got to try all the most common foods which was nice!

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

I felt great , safe and really got to know the people around Greece!

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

We stayed in a extremely safe area! I was very pleased at our location because I could walk the streets all alone and not be worried at all and everyone spoke English!

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

I would definitely do this again I can not express how much fun I had and how much I learned!!! Our tour guides were great and our professors were WONDERFUL and made sure we were always okay!!

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? Around 200$
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Wait to buy gifts the last few days because you can look around different stores and compare prices!

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? No
How much did the program encourage you to use the language?

0 = No encouragement, 5 = frequent encouragement to use the language

5

How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? None
How would you rate your language skills at the end of the program? Beginner

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Hostel
* Who did you live with?

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  • Local Students
* 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?
  • Being able to see everything in person
  • Having fun, and being able to explor on our own
  • Making life long friends
* What could be improved?
  • Maybe the housing
  • More food variety
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? I wish I new knew how to manage my time better because on our free time I know I could have explored way more but I decided to not spend my time more wisely

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.