Blog: Carroll ’16 Shows It’s Possible to Major in Science and Study Abroad

NAME Michaela Carroll ’16

HOMETOWN Barrington, R.I.

AREAS OF STUDY Physics major

WHERE SHE’S STUDYING University of Leicester in Leicester, England

WHY SHE CHOSE ENGLAND “I want to continue studying physics while getting to explore another culture. The University of Leicester is one of the best universities for physics in the U.K. so I thought it would be an opportunity to take advantage of the classes that are offered at a large research university.”

WHAT SHE’S MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO “I am looking forward to pushing myself out of my comfort zone and seeing what England has to offer! I can’t wait to meet new people and explore a country with such rich history.”

WHY SHE’S BLOGGING “I want to blog for Holy Cross because so many of my friends who are science majors think they can’t study abroad. I want to show students that it’s possible to study abroad with a science major.”

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