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Yuka Akura

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Languages: English, Japanese 

Major: MA in Special Education 

Why did you choose Fresno State?
It was only one school to study MA in Special Education and Teaching Credentials as an international student in Fresno.

What’s the best thing about Fresno State?  
Having so many resources for the academic success.

What are your favorite local activities? 
I like to go to the mountain area for hiking.

What’s your favorite thing to do in Fresno, California? 
I like to go to many coffee shops in Fresno.

What are your plans after you graduate? 
I want to work as a Special Education Teacher in Madera or Fresno.

Advice for new students?  
If you greet everyone you meet and remember to thank them, you are not alone. Don’t be shy to ask your questions to anybody. Do this and you will succeed!