To Carolyne

To Carolyne, You have truly grown so much from this once in a lifetime experience. I know before you left you were nervous to move to a new city without knowing anyone or knowing what to expect. You feared the unknown, home sickness, and not making the most of the experience. Something happened that you…

Skills I Have Developed

            Through my study abroad experience I have developed both transferable and technical skills through interactions, classes, and out of class experiences. Studying abroad has taught me a lot about myself in a short amount a time. I faced many challenges but with challenges always came with a learning opportunity. I enjoyed facing the challenges…

The Florence Lifestyle

It has been over two months that I have been in Florence, Italy. Two months of studying, living, and exploring in a new city while adapting to a new culture and lifestyle. For me, the most challenging part of assimilating to Florence is the differences between cultures. My initial shocks included how slow people walk,…

School in Florence!

It has officially been over a month since I have been in Florence, Italy! With time I have developed an understanding of the city and ways to get around. Through the process of planning my semester abroad, I made the decision not to complete an internship during my time in Florence. I decided to focus…

Ciao from Firenze!

Hi, my name is Carolyne Warner, and I am a junior at the University of Pittsburgh. I am majoring in accounting and may pursue a double major in Finance. I grew up in Harleysville, PA, which is about 40 minutes outside of Philadelphia. At Pitt, I am actively involved in Pitt Club Field Hockey, Phi…