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.

catch you later :)

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Well guys, I’m back! It’s definitely a bittersweet welcome, but I am happy to be back with family, friends and green chile. Anyways, I was lucky to spend my winter break in Europe with my best friends and family. I spent the holidays and eat a lot with my family, and afterwards met up with […]

Bye India, I Miss U

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The struggle in India has now ended and I am sitting in a cold airplane to Madrid for winter break. I ended up spending my last days chilling (actually not chilling at all) in Goa, a known winter getaway hotspot for Europeans and Americans to escape the cold. My roommates were unable to accompany me […]

Little weekend Getaways

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Now that I am down to my last week here in Amrita University, I have been pretty busy with all my classes and the research project I have been working on. It’s the end of November and it continues to be 90 degrees with endless sunshine. Therefore, it was necessary for me to take advantage […]

The Daily Life

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So, I am down to my last full month here in India. It’s weird to have been here for almost 3 months now. It has been quite the adventure with the most random, crazy experiences. I am spending the first full weekend in my flat because I have to finish up my project so I […]

Pattu’s Wedding

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This weekend I had the honor of attending my first Indian wedding. Specifically, it was a South Indian wedding (different parts of India have different customs and traditions when it comes to wedding celebrations). It was honestly one of the coolest experiences I have had during my time here. So, a little background about South […]