<p>Anastasia Hernando is a student at the University of Michigan, majoring in Political Science and minoring in Entrepreneurship. She is currently working on writing her Political Science thesis on labor rights of the textile industry. Her passion for human rights motivates her to learn more about government and philosophy while studying abroad in Rome, Italy during Spring 2022. Additionally, her interest in social media and business excite her about her opportunity to share her experiences as a IDEA Correspondent.</p>
Blogs by Anastasia Hernando
5 Tips I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Studied Abroad
As my time studying with IES Abroad has ended, I felt that I could shed light on my experience for others who plan to study abroad in the future. I wish someone...
Therefore, after creating such strong connections to Rome, a part of me feels like I’m leaving something behind. The experiences I had were unforgettable...
Learning a New Language
I always wanted to learn Italian, but never got around to signing up for classes. It would have helped when I had first arrived in Rome. My Spanish background...
Visit the World!
Sharing inside jokes or planning future trips with friends won’t stop here. I don’t think I had realized before studying abroad that I was the type of person...
The Tuscan Countryside
I’m more than halfway through my program now. It’s crazy just how quickly time flies. I used to be scared that I wouldn’t get what I have been needing out of...
Spring Fashion in Rome
Yes, I'm Changing
Slow down, take a breath, and be thankful. Get out of your head and into the present moment. Most importantly, be open to change :)
I’m so excited for the...
Catching Trains with Friends!
The Beginning of a Great Italian Adventure
Some highlights from my first week in Rome.