CAS '19

Lara Balikci

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SA: King's College London
GRIP: Intern in Nepal
Summer Abroad: Turkey
Summer Abroad: France

Programs Abroad:

  • Semester Abroad (SA): King's College London, England

  • Global Research & Internship Program (GRIP): United Helping Hands Nepal Intern in Nepal

  • Summer Abroad: Bogazici University, Turkey, funded by FLAS

  • Summer Abroad: Eastman School of Music, France

Ask me about...

  • Taking classes in a foreign language abroad in Turkey

  • Navigating male-dominated spaces in France and Nepal

  • Living with no sunshine in the UK

My Experience Abroad:

I am a Music major at Penn. While abroad, I sought out opportunities to engage with the local music scene and utilized my skills from classes at Penn.

Other Highlights:

  • Visiting Buddhist monasteries and cultural sites in Nepal

  • Reuniting with my family in Turkey

  • Exploring new cuisines

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