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The Berklee College of Music

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Please, if you have even half a brain,Quite BrightOther
Please, if you have even half a brain, avoid this school. They make it seem really appealing when they're recruiting but once you're in they couldn't give a damn about you. They also do not value intelligence. The classes are a joke, and I'm taking the "hardest" major here (MP&E). All you have to do it show up most of the time and you will receive a degree. If you really want to do this stuff, you can teach it to yourself just by searching educational videos on the internet. I feel I would've had the same results. Again - DO NOT go to this school. Keep music as a hobby.
3rd Year Male -- Class 2016
Scholastic Success: A, Individual Value: F
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Let me preface this by saying that BerkleeQuite BrightOther
Let me preface this by saying that Berklee is great, for the most part. The teachers in my department (Music Business) were extremely knowledgeable about the subject matter, but were often not able to properly teach. A lot of them talk about their personal lives in class which is super unprofessional and really uncomfortable. The resgistrar's office and the academic counseling are absolutely useless. Department heads can randomly change requirements for your major without informing anyone, and it can really screw up your plans to graduate.

The facilities were a mess while I was there; the place was constantly under construction, but it never seemed that useful. There are woefully few practice rooms and they're only open from 7AM-11PM, which means there will never be a time where you don't have to wait for a room. It's a great school, and depending on what major you choose you'll learn a lot, but be prepared to be jerked around and sent to 10 different offices if you need help with anything.

4th Year Female -- Class 2016
Surrounding City: A+, Collaboration/Competitive: F
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Berklee College of music is not a goodMusic - Performance
Berklee College of music is not a good investment neither a wise choice, not even if you have money, I?m alumni, very talented, my career pretty much ended with berklee, very unprofessional, a lot of mediocre teachers, especially Victor Mendoza, Mariano steimberg and many more, this is not new, do not attend berklee valencia, follow your instinct and get things done, it is a scam! they will take your money! spend your money wise!
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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