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Sep 01 2014Architecture
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Really the only complaint I have about Pratt is the quality of the students. There are many brilliant people here, but there are also a lot of students who seem determined not to learn. It's probably a typical art school thing, but many of the classes here are very abstract and what is taught is a lot different than what was taught in High School. Instead of embracing this chance to grow as a conceptual thinker, many of the students do not try to understand and become a more holistic artist. For most majors Pratt is very intensive, so some students are sometimes disappointed that they can't party every day. It is really an amazing school and I know I am learning a ton. There are plenty of resources to get internships through Pratt, but being in New York it's fairly easy to find one independently. We don't have many sports teams or school spirit, but there are a decent amount of parties off campus. However, we are in New York, so house parties aren't a necessity.
2nd Year Male -- Class 2018
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Education Quality: A+, Campus Maintenance: B-
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Aug 16 2011Architecture
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Pratt is an excellent Architecture School for those who are self motivated. If you want to rise to what NYC has to offer, with this experience, there are no limits. Pratt had the best Profs, Rome program, and internships availible. If design is your strength, Pratt is where you can achieve your goals.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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Starting Job: Project Architect (Draftsman) Preparedness: A+ Reputation: A+
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Mar 29 2011Other
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I went to Pratt a long time ago. But the people I met and worked with have been and are still major influences on me. The school is ridiculously over-priced but they give a ton of funding support and I was lucky enough to receive it. As far as photography goes.... if you want to be a commercial photographer go else where. Pratt teaches fine art photography. I feel very fortunate to have attended Pratt.
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