|Students who got into RIT say:|
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I thought RIT would provide a degree that allowed me to enter the professional realm 'ready'. In 1983 when I entered, the schools of Printing, Photo, and Design were not integrated as they are today and should have been. Foresight of techonological evolution needs to be better studied and implemented.
| Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc|
| Dec 02 2005 |
I felt my education and department, i.e. the Arts-PPHL- was only 'icing on the cake' for an Institute (NOT a university). I later found RIT to be, in my opinion, too government related. Friends that entered the realm of Optical Imaging or--(example: Gregory Wenchell ’88 (GAP) 'vice president of sales and marketing for Arjo Wiggins, Stamford, Conn. Arjo is the largest security paper company in the world. He is a board member of NASPO (North American Security Products Organization) and the Document Security Alliance, a government and private sector group that is run by the U.S. Secret Service. In the past three years, he has donated his time to give several presentations for one of RIT’s continuing education programs, which was developed specifically for forensic document examiners'.
RIT produces a great degree and job opportunities for the fields it is best supported by, and for those in the arts, get out of Dodge. If you are a techy in photo then this is the place to be - if an artist, go elsewhere.
Good GPA, some extracurriculars, good recommendations
Well, I had a piss poor SAT but a good GPA in High School (3.5) and my college before (3.91) so just have a ok GPA I guess.
| School of Information|| Sep 21 2005 | First and formost. THE UNIVERSITY WANTS YOUR MONEY. The acceptance rate, which is 67% (as reported by college board), is too high for a university of this caliber. This makes it a very good second chance school. Even if you did bad in HS, you have a good chance of getting in ( as long as you can pay), and the university can really allow you to restart your academic carreer.
One more thing. If you're a girl, your're acceptance is almost assured. Every year there are a bunch of girls that eventually flunk out by winter quarter. It's a sign that their admission standards for women are lower.