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Why I Chose Music School (again...)

Much to my surprise, my most viewed blog post has been all about my Eastman bucket list. If you haven't gotten a chance yet, please check that post out before reading this one!

While hopping around from long-term subbing gig to long-term subbing gig, I had simultaneously been applying to several institutions in pursuit of a masters degree (and - duh - a full-time job).

What programs did I apply to?

Where did I apply?

When did I begin this process?

Why did I go through such a hefty application process?

How did I ultimately decide to go back to music school over journalism acceptances?


Programs I Applied For:

1. Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY) - Arts Journalism

2. Harvard University's School of Continuing Education (Online / Cambridge, MA) - Journalism with focus on the Arts

3. University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) - Arts Journalism

4. Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester (Rochester, NY) - Music E