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Sara Shriber

Sara Shriber (she/her/hers), is a Marketing and International Business student from the University of Pittsburgh. She will be studying abroad in Florence, Italy this spring. She loves traveling and spent last summer in Sydney, Australia as a CAPA student. This is her second time studying abroad with CAPA and she is excited to see what it is like to study with CAPA again in a new country. She is excited to learn Italian, explore a new city, and step outside of her comfort zone. She hopes to be able to converse in Italian by the end of the program and obtain a better understanding of international business. Sara is eager to share her experiences through her blog posts with us!

Recent Posts

10 Ways to Overcome Culture Shock/Language Barriers in Florence, Italy & My Personal Experiences With It

Feb 25, 2020 10:15:00 AM / by Sara Shriber

Culture shock and language barriers can be frustrating, yet motivating experiences. Sara blogs from Florence about the 4 stages of culture shock, understanding local etiquette, and how to adapt to changes. She also crafts out 10 tips to get you on track.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Language

Comparing CAPA Programs - Studying Abroad in Sydney vs Florence

Feb 6, 2020 9:12:00 AM / by Sara Shriber

CAPA blogger Sara Shriber loved her summer study abroad experience with CAPA Sydney so much that she decided to study abroad again for a whole semester! Read more to find out Sara's thoughts on studying abroad in Sydney vs Florence.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

Where I am Living this Semester with CAPA Florence

Jan 28, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Sara Shriber

CAPA blogger Sara Shriber has just arrived in Florence and she is thrilled to be living among Florentines for the semester! Check out her apartment and charming neighborhood!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

Meet Sara Shriber: Official CAPA Florence Blogger Spring 2020

Dec 10, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Sara Shriber

Meet Sara Shriber (she/her/hers), an official CAPA blogger in Florence, Italy for Spring 2020:

University: University of Pittsburgh
Major: Marketing and International Business certificate
Study abroad location: Florence, Italy
Internship or volunteer placement: N/A

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am most excited about meeting new people, exploring Italy/Europe, and the Italian cuisine. Some of my friends studied abroad in Florence and loved it, so I am excited to experience it myself.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy


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