Brian Pikaard

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Brian
Pikaard
Admissions & Records
Admissions Officer
Barron: 105
Phone
(850) 770-2317

Education

  • Master of Arts, Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies
    University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015
  • Bachelor of Arts, Russian
    Florida State University, 2009

 

About Me

  • Hometown: Stowe, VT
  • Best College Experience: The opportunity to explore new interests and develop an expertise is unparalleled in college. I am proud of my eclectic course history, which includes various languages, studio art, science, creative writing, film studies, jazz history, philosophy, and—last but not least—area/cultural studies. Learning about so many incredible things was definitely the highlight of my time in college.
  • Advice: Study abroad! Take a summer, take a semester—take a whole year!—to live in another culture completely different from your own. This will challenge you in a way that nothing else will and you’ll come out of the experience as a stronger, better-informed global citizen. Florida State University International Programs has programs all over the world and there are a number of scholarships available to you. This is an investment in yourself and your future.
  • Favorite TV Shows: Madam Secretary, The Big Bang Theory, and The Americans.