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I majored in Comedy Writing & Performance.BrightOther
I majored in Comedy Writing & Performance. A lovely time while i was there and moments I'm not sure are happening anywhere else in the world. Very special. However, literally no one told me how important having an internship would be. I graduated in December and all major internships require you to be currently enrolled in school. I am screwed. No one hires from outside of their company. I don't know what I am going to do. I HAPPENED to have sought out and done two internships on my own fruition, but these were for companies I do not want to work for. However, having some level of work experience has been instrumental.Overall I cannot in anyway compete with others going for the jobs I want and need to have in order to advance my career in television. I feel completely cheated. That said, If you are an LGBTQ+ student currently living in an environment or town that does not support you, Columbia is a great place for you. Even if just to start off and then transfer elsewhere to finish your degree.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2016
Friendliness: A, Education Quality: F
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DO YOURSELF A FAVOR AND DO NOT ATTENDNot so brightDesign Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc
Many cons
1. I was harassed almost everyday on ym way to class by homless people and drug addicts
2. Half of the clubs aren't a thing
3. impossible to make friends
4. sem-dangerous part of town, only 2-3 blocks away from where it start's getting considered bad
5. COUNSELORS SUCK, i went in for help and they basically told me that they couldn't help me. I was in tears from my depression and anxiety and they basically wanted me to suffer and didn't try to offer help or support.

7. the head of the fashion department was an english major8. the cancelled the BFA and lied to us all, people dropped out like flies including me and received no refund.

1st Year Female -- Class 1920
Social Life: A+, Education Quality: F
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Many of the peopleBrightBusiness - Management and Administration
Many of the people "teaching" the classes don't have degrees in the area they teach in, and haven't worked in the area either. Really seems like it's a scam for the most part.
2nd Year Male -- Class 2018
Surrounding City: A-, Education Quality: F
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