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Todos los caminos llevan a Valencia (tr. ‘All Roads Lead to Valencia’)

Rehan and friends in Valencia

Rehan (back, left) and friends in Valencia, Spain

By Rehan Manickam

From bustling Friday mornings at Starbucks, to unplanned jam sessions in the basement of 150, Berklee Boston was constantly delivering on its promise of being an eventful and unique Berklee experience for its undergraduate students. The state of the art facilities and resources were one of a kind and students received the best contemporary arts education in the world. How could you possibly top that?

Add an afternoon siesta to it coupled with beautiful winters, a stunning campus, performance opportunities like no other and the ability to travel all around Europe for half of what your textbooks for 4 years of college cost. That is, Berklee Valencia.

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Why I Want to Move to Spain

Eli Slavkin in ValenciaBy Eli Slavkin

It wasn’t long after setting foot in Spain for the first time in January 2017 to do my third semester in Valencia that I realized that this is the place where I belong. Being a film scoring major and being a Los Angeles native, one would think that L.A. is where I’m meant to be. The career opportunities, the ability to put my education to work in a city with an abundance of creative professionals makes it almost too obvious that I should be there. Not to mention that my family is there, and I spent eighteen years living there. But my heart is in Spain.

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Summer Study Abroad en Valencia

Estoy enormemente agradecido a Berklee College of Music por haberme ofrecido la oportunidad de participar en el programa de verano “Summer Study Abroad” en el perfil de Film Scoring.

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My Experience in Valencia

My name is Pablo Lalama Salazar.                                                                                     I’m a Music Business/Entrepreneurship senior.                                                                  I arrived to Valencia for the Fall 2016 semester.

It is a very interesting contrast being in Boston and getting to this warm city.

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5 Particularly Great Things I’ve Done in Spain (and You Can Do Too!)

Hi Berklee! I’m Eli, and I’m studying abroad at the Valencia campus this spring semester and it has been absolutely incredibly amazing and fantastic- and that’s an understatement. Seriously. The semester here started a week earlier than the semester in Boston, so it’s already been about a month and a half that I have been living in Spain. In such a short time, I have already had so many unforgettable experiences and will share them with you in this blog post!

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