Sabina was selected as an SAI scholarship recipient and blogger for the Spring 2015 term. She is a current student at Muhlenberg College studying at Siena Italian Studies (SIS) in Siena, Italy during the Spring 2015 term.
Tell us why you chose to study abroad.
I chose to study abroad because I knew it was a once in a lifetime opportunity to live in a different country for an extended amount of time as well as to become fluent in Italian.
Tell us about your school, major, interests, clubs (you in a nutshell).
I am involved in many things, including America Reads, peer tutoring, Habitat for Humanity and Class Council. I am a psychology major with an anthropology major and love going on archaeological digs. I hope to become a social worker after Muhlenberg.
What are you most excited about re. studying abroad?
I am most excited about living a very Italian lifestyle, traveling and just being in the culture of Italy.
What are you most nervous about re. studying abroad?
I am very nervous about being away from home for so long without knowing anyone.
What are three goals that you would like to achieve/accomplish while abroad?
- To become fluent
- Travel all around Europe
- Bond with my host family