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Sophia Palmieri

About My Study Abroad Program

Major/Minor: Environmental Science, Biology, and Marine Science
Program: Morehead City Field Site at UNC Institute of Marine Science
Location: Morehead City, NC
Term: Fall 2022


Why did you choose to study abroad and how did you select your program?
I knew I wanted to travel more and study marine science so this was a great option for me, and wasn’t too far away from home.


What did you learn about yourself?
I don’t want to do research.


What is one of your favorite memories from your program?
Making lifelong friends


What advice do you have for future study abroad students?
It takes a lot of adjusting and it might tear your whole life as it is now apart, but you’ll always be better for it.


How do you identify?
Transfer Student