Nicole transfered to Rutgers after two years at Temple University's campus in Tokyo where she studied graphic design. When she returned to America she knew she wanted to continue studying Japanese, Korean, and Chinese. Rutgers was the ideal place for Nicole because she fascinated by both language and culture.
Nicole is participating in a study abroad program at Ritumeikan University, a promient private university in Japan, where she is focusing on developing advanced language skills. After completing her degree Nicole plans to return to Japan and start an English language school.