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Student space

This webpage is thought, written, managed by Siena School's current students.

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Under the Tuscan Shade: Demystifying the...

I called shotgun, ran to the car and we were on our way. San Gimignano, here we come. But, as we drove out of Siena, we realized that the car we were following knew the winding roads very well. We also...

Learning Italian is One Thing...

Learning Italian is one thing; learning how to use your Italian to initiate conversations with locals is another. But if studying abroad does anything for you, it gives you confidence to conquer foreign...

Immersion: But in What, Exactly?

Everything! So learn some Italian first! The term full immersion is thrown around a lot in the preparation process to study abroad and it begins to take on a blurry all-encompassing form that loses meaning. ...

Studying While Traveling

Traveling to different cities is one of the great things about studying in Italy, because each city is very unique. This past weekend the Art History class got to visit Florence. Being in the presence o...

Top 5 Things to Bring With You in Siena

I have only been in Siena, Italy for a short while, but I am already growing accustomed to the wonderfully slower pace of life. Time is different in Siena. The city itself has aged gracefully, and I can...

Student's Perspective - Day One: Sweet Satisfaction!

I knew the word for pasta, pizza and the environment. That was it. All I knew about Italian culture was that their food is amazing, the people were loud and the country has more historical landmarks then...
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