College of the Holy Cross

June 17, 2024

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Below you will find study abroad reviews from students at College of the Holy Cross. We hope you will find these helpful in your search for options in education abroad. If you are a College of the Holy Cross student, please check with the Study Abroad Office for guidelines on enrolling in a study abroad program and receiving credit for your study abroad experience. If your university has listed recommended programs below, please consider them first and contact any of the program providers referenced in the reviews listed below for more information

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08/13/2023 An Eye Opening Experience! CYA (College Year in Athens) - Summer Program

"I learned that I can do anything I set my mind to and that hard things require courage and the outcome is more satisfying than the one of easy things."

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02/16/2022 Cya Winter Program 2022: Archaeology CYA (College Year in Athens): Winter/J-Term Program

"This was truly one of the most interesting and exciting programs I have ever been on. College Year in Athens is dedicated to teaching students in a way that gets them out of the classroom and into the world around them. This three week long winter program is a great way to familiarize oneself with the fundamentals of an archaeol..."

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08/27/2021 Unforgettable And Hungry For More CYA (College Year in Athens) - Semester/Academic Year Program

"Traveling to Greece has been a lifelong dream of mine. CYA made sure that my semester abroad fulfilled all of those expectations and more. While I was expecting and excited to see the ancient places I have long studied, I am shocked by how connected I now feel to the present, globalized world. Because of Greece's unique position..."

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07/30/2021 A Wonderful Lifechanging Experience CYA (College Year in Athens) - Semester/Academic Year Program

"I gained a true appreciation of Greek culture both ancient and modern. I learned how to be more adaptable and made life long friends. The experience was totally worthwhile and I would do it again in a heartbeat. "

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06/21/2021 Unusual And Awesome Semester! CYA (College Year in Athens) - Semester/Academic Year Program

"Definitely worthwhile. I gained friends both American and Greek! I made memories and was able to live in a foreign city for a few months of my life - Awesome!"

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06/20/2021 Best Program In The Mediterranean CYA (College Year in Athens) - Semester/Academic Year Program

"I learned a lot about myself and my friends. I learned a lot about Greek culture and food"

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Past Review An Incredible Year In Athens! CYA (College Year in Athens) - Semester/Academic Year Program

"I learned so much about Greece, and I could not have learned as much in my archaeology classes anywhere else!"

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Past Review The Experience Of A Lifetime Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Yaoundé

"I learned a lot about the Cameroonian culture, history, people and many languages. I also learned about governmental and economic issues and I was able to put things I had heard about central Africa into context in order to better understand them."

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Past Review Sri Lanka IFSA: Intercollegiate Sri Lanka Education Program / ISLE

"I learned a lot about politics, ethno-religious conflict, and Hinduism"

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Past Review A Life Changing Experience The School for Field Studies / SFS: Turks and Caicos Islands - Marine Resource Studies

"It was extremely worthwhile, learning how to dive and figuring out what I want to do in the future made this program worth it "

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Past Review Experience Of A Lifetime SAI Study Abroad: Sorrento - Sant'Anna Institute (SA)

"language skills, friends, fun, and learning. yes."

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Past Review Great And Organized Educational Experience AMIDEAST Rabat - Area & Arabic Language Studies

"I learned a lot about the Moroccan culture as well as what makes Morocco unique in the Arab World. For anyone looking to live in a very diverse Arab country, this is an incredibly worthwhile experience. "

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Past Review Wish I Could Do It Again... AIRC: Rome - Interdisciplinary Semester in Italy

"It is very cliche to say that it "broadened my horizons", but it truly did. It is absolutely worthwhile and I feel bad for people who either don't get the opportunity to go abroad or choose not to."

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Past Review I Left My Heart In Athens. CYA (College Year in Athens) - Semester/Academic Year Program

"I left my heart in Athens. In four short months I fell irrevocably in love with Athens, with Greece, and as a result, with CYA. Living in Greece at such a tumultuous time challenged me to think in ways I never would have imagined, and opened my eyes to the world. The academics aren't stringent, but no one wants them to be - b..."

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Past Review Sfs Baja, Mexico: The Best Semester Of My Life The School for Field Studies / SFS: Turks and Caicos Islands - Marine Resource Studies

"My study abroad experience was most certainly worthwhile. I learned so many invaluable lessons that I wouldn't trade for anything in the world. I have grown as an individual in so many ways and has allowed me to see the world in a whole new light through my newfound understanding that not only am I an American, but a citizen o..."

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