Name: Ryatoro Sano
Where are you from? Japan
What brought you to the area? What do you think of it?
I like it here because the people are nice, but it’s too cold.
Why did you choose USM?
USM has a good ESL program.
What would you do to make life better for the USM student?
I need a smoking room in the buildings because it is too cold!
College: educational enrichment or four-year party?
It’s definitely for learning.
What is the most significant thing that you have learned here?
I’ve made a lot of good friends and gotten good at English conversation.
What do you do when you are not at USM?
Study. My father told me that when I’m here if I don’t go to school I have to work, so I study a lot. Sometimes I go out with friends to eat and hang out.
How does your major and educational direction compare to your childhood aspirations?
When I was a child, I wanted to be a historian, but now I want to take economics because I want to get a good job.
If you could say one sentence to George W., what would it be?
I don’t like you.
What is your biggest pet peeve?
I don’t have any.
To where would you like to travel and why?
Germany. They have a lot of old castles. And New York because I’ve heard its really fun.