Skye F.

Sophomore - International Studies
Albuquerque, N.M.

Study Abroad Location: Tallinn, Estonia

Interests: Juggling, Fishing, Weight Training

Extra Curricular Activities: New Student Orientation Leader, Peer Learning Facilitator, Tour Guide

Red or Green? green

Remembering that you are going to die is the best I way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked - there is no reason not to follow your heart.
— Steve Jobs

Favorite Class: The Blue Planet

Favorite Bands: Green Day, Sum 41, My Chemical Romance

What does it mean to be a Lobo?
Being a Lobo means being a part of a community where everyone is appreciated for being who they are.

Why did you choose to study overseas?
I have a passion for traveling and I really want to see what life in another country will be like.

Do you plan on visiting other countries during your exchange?
Yes! I want to visit as many countries as possible! I'm already planning on going to Russia, Finland, Sweden and Latvia!

Why is it important to study abroad?
College is one of the few opportunities that you may have to study abroad and learn about the world.

Meet Skye F.

What Makes Traveling and Studying Abroad Special?

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I am now nearing the end of my study abroad experience, returning to Albuquerque in mid July and have some time for reflection on my experience. I know for sure that this experience has been special and had a profound impact on me. What made this experience special? And if you decide to go abroad […]

Can You Travel Too Much?! Traveling Abroad Student Guide

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During my time abroad I have had my fair share of traveling and have learned that traveling is an important part of any study abroad experience. However, a student can easily fall into the trap of traveling too much or not traveling enough. Also, when an exchange student contemplates traveling they also have to consider […]

Madrid Madness! Does Studying Abroad Get Easier the Second Time?

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Now that I am studying abroad for a semester in beautiful Madrid, Spain I am sometimes asked the question, “is it easier moving to a new country for the second time?” This question may differ from person to person but for me¬†,the answer is definitely no. Here are a few reasons why: 1. Completely New¬†Culture […]

Estonia Survival Guide!

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I will be moving to Madrid, Spain for the coming semester and my future blogs will be mostly focused on Spain. Since this is one of my last blogs on Estonia, I have created a short survival guide that will give you some tips, tricks and advice on studying in Estonia. This guide is geared […]

The Baltic States and Russia: Impressions from a New Mexican

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Before coming to Estonia, I had never even heard of the Baltic states. The Baltic States are the three countries Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia all of which are located on the Eastern Coast of the Baltic Sea in Northern Europe. All three of these countries were previously under control of the former Soviet Union with […]