Life-Changing Experience May 02, 2016

By (Sociology and Anthropology, Goucher College) - abroad from 01/11/2016 to 05/10/2016 with

Webster University: Athens - Odyssey in Athens

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
To say the least, this was an absolutely incredible experience. I learned so much these past few months, not only about Greece and its culture but also about myself. I would recommend this program in a heartbeat.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 0-2 weeks

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

Good educational experience. I learned the Greek language and about Greek culture and history.

* 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

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)

Language

* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Program Excursions
  • Cooking class
  • Volunteer oppurtunities
* What could be improved?
  • I'm not sure
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? The number of other students studying abroad