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The Art Center College of Design

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityD+ Faculty AccessibilityA
Useful SchoolworkF Excess CompetitionC
Academic SuccessD+ Creativity/ InnovationF
Individual ValueC+ University Resource UseC+
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyB FriendlinessC
Campus MaintenanceB Social LifeF
Surrounding CityB+ Extra CurricularsD-
Describes the student body as:
Approachable, Snooty

Describes the faculty as:

Quite Bright
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Date: Sep 09 2012
Major: Art & Design Department (This Major's Salary over time)
It's decent to attend if you're interested in learning art skills, if you can afford it (you likely can't), but you can learn these skills anywhere. If you want to inherit the prestige of having attended Art Center (whatever prestige is left) to get a decent job (whatever jobs are left in this economy), then go right ahead, I suppose.

If you want to be in a space for critical thinking and discourse that you can carry with you for your lifetime, you absolutely will not find it here in ANY major. This is a factory that churns out art students, giving them mindless and overwhelming amount of work so that they may utilize these muscle-memory skills to create mindless imagery in media and art.

And, if you're a person of color and want to address art with critical thinking in relation to your oppression and hope to receive support and constructively critical development (that doesn't attempt to assimilate you into the notion of "post-colonial" thinking; nothing is "post," it is current), I urge you to save yourself the heartache because the faculty are majority white and ignorant of their privilege and oppressive behaviors, and will back each other up.

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