Meet Our Blogger: Jake
Florence, Fall 2015
July 14, 2015

Jake S - Fall 15 - Florence

Jake was selected as an SAI scholarship recipient and blogger for the Fall 2015 term. He is a current student at University of Miami studying at Florence University of the Arts (FUA) in Florence, Italy during the Fall 2015 term.

Tell us why you chose to study abroad.
I chose to study abroad because I am interested in immersing myself in a foreign culture. I am looking forward to the opportunity to learn about Italy in-depth.

Tell us about your school, major, interests, clubs (you in a nutshell).
I am a senior at the University of Miami. I am pursuing a double major in political science and economics. Last year I was president of my fraternity, Sigma Alpha Mu. I am planning to attend law school and am interested in politics.

What are you most excited about re. studying abroad?
I am most excited to travel around and experience different parts of Italy and Europe.

What are you most nervous about re. studying abroad?
I am most nervous about the language barrier.

What are three goals that you would like to achieve/accomplish while abroad?
Learn some Italian.
Make a local Italian friend.
Visit at least 3 other countries in Europe.

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