Everyday is an adventure!! We all learn so much and have to much fun!! June 11, 2018

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

Study Abroad Programs in Greece

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I got to learn more dept about the Greek history. It's much better hearing stories and facts from locals rather than a book and it is much better seeing the ruins in person with my own eyes rather than just pictures.

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.

* 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 would do it all over again because I had so much fun getting to know about the history of Greece and actually being there in person learning rather than just learning from a book. You actually get hands on experience and learn so much.

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 $100
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? Always think ahead and save as much as you can. Save more than what you think you need to just be in the safe side.

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
How much did the program encourage you to use the language?

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

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
What was the highest level language course you had completed prior to departure? only fluent in Spanish and English
How many hours per day did you use the language?
Do you have any tips/advice on the best ways to practice the language for future study abroad participants? Get with your friends and do not be afraid to ask questions to learn a new language.

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Hotel
* Who did you live with?

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  • Other
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Other
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 culture
  • The Food
  • New friends
* What could be improved?
  • n/a
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* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Always make sure you are prepared rather than assuming you are prepared because you may never know what to experience in another country.

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.