Yoko K.

Sophomore - Biology
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Study Abroad Location: Amritapuri, India

Interests: Languages, Traditional Medicine and Dancing

Extra Curricular Activities: Dancing, Reading and Traveling

Red or Green? green

“Maybe that’s enlightenment enough: to know that there is no final resting place of the mind; no moment of smug clarity. Perhaps wisdom... is realizing how small I am, and unwise, and how far I have yet to go.”
— Anthony Bourdain

Favorite Class: Population Health

Favorite Bands: The Internet, The Beatles, Cosmo Pyke, J. Cole, Raveena, Saba, Princess Nokia

What do you know now that you wish you knew when entering UNM?
The Fine Arts library is everything and is the chillest place around!

What are your favorite events around Albuquerque?
Any concert with my friends!

What are you looking forward to most during your time abroad?
Meeting new people and indulging in the culture.

What advice would you give to an incoming UNM student?
Don’t take an 8 AM unless you have absolute faith in yourself...

Meet Yoko K.

There was a flood… actually there were two of them

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The day before I left India, the strangest thing happened in New Mexico. It started raining. As we all know, rain is the godsend to all New Mexicans who understand the unsettling, dry heat you can literally feel when you breathe during the day. Well, the scene is a little different here in India due […]

Why India?

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I am going to be totally honest, I am a mess. I am not like any mess, but several individuals have told me that I am the human definition of what it is to struggle. Luckily enough, I have a really great support of friends and family that have forgiven me for the chaos of […]