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Sarah in Rome

I am a Cognitive Science Major (which encompasses Cognitive Psychology, Computer Science, Linguistics, Philosophy, and Neuroscience), with a concentration in Cognitive Psychology. I am also a huge history nerd, and am more than excited to study abroad in a place packed with so much historical significance. I am the Assistant Music Director and Vice President of a philanthropic A Capella group called The AcHOOstics, and I have a very decent background in music! We sing at nursing homes and for fundraising events, and a portion of our proceeds go to the UVa Children's Hospital. Additionally, I volunteer in a program called Holiday Sharing, where we have been working for months in partnership with the Salvation Army to provide tons of food and toys to families in the Charlottesville area. I love to play piano, and I'm a big reader.

Term: Spring 2018
Study Abroad Location

All about Sarah

Where I'm From: 
Herndon, VA
My Home University: 
University of Virginia
My Major: 
Cognitive Science

Favorite thing about going abroad?

I am looking forward to the independence and the ability to experience a type of history I have little contact with. I have never been out of the country before so I am seeing everything through a new lens, and I'm very excited!