Greece the Home I Never Knew!! Past Review

By (Film Studies, University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh) for

Webster University: Athens - Odyssey in Athens

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Yes, it was the best experience i have ever had so far. And as such I am actually coming back to teach abroad and hopefully get a job! So we will see how things work out. An amazing country and an amazing learning experience.

Personal Information

If you took classes at multiple universities, list those universities here: CAPA- London, England
How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 1 month - 6 months

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?

We went on so many places while I was in Greece, my favorite of course was Athens!

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

I found the city to be pretty safe. But, then again I have grown up in cities for my entire life, so there is a certain amount of street smarts you must take with you! Just be cautious and you will be perfectly fine.

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)


* Did your program have a foreign language component? Yes
If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Language acquisition improvement?

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Anyone would love this program if they prefer a chill group of people. Are very lax and not up tight! Greece is a beautiful country with a wonderful culture! I love it more than words can describe.