Meet Hayley Parker, an official CAPA blogger in Florence for fall 2017:
University: Merrimack College
Major: Communication and Media
Study abroad location: Florence, Italy
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC
What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am excited that I have the opportunity to witness and immerse myself in a completly new way of life.
What are three of your hobbies and interests?
Writing, fashion, and going to the beach.
What’s one personal goal you hope to achieve while abroad?
A personal goal I'd like to achieve while abroad would be to step out of my comfort-zone and not be afraid to try new things.
What’s one professional goal you hope to achieve while abroad?
Managing multiple responsibilities independently is a professional goal I hope to achieve.
What can we look forward to reading about in your posts?
I look forward to sharing my experiences as an American living in Florence. I also plan on writing about topics such as fashion and sharing my adventures around Florence and the rest of Europe!
Anything else you’d like to say to people reading for the first time?
Get ready to see the world with me! I hope my blog can be an insightful way of seeing what its like to study abroad. I can't wait to start sharing this life changing experience with my readers.
As each new post goes up, we'll share the links below, so bookmark this page:
- Just Days Away From Florence
- My Arrival in Firenze
- A Typical Day of My Study Abroad Life in Florence
- An Interview: 10 Questions with Fellow CAPA Student Dana Perez
- 5 Tips to Get the Most of Your Weekend Travels
- A Look Around CAPA Florence
- Cultural Insights: 4 Daily Differences Between Americans and Italians
- Exercising Independence and Taking Risks