jords wrote:well, I'm applying to durham college in the fall, for MBM (music business/management) , i'm not really sure where your from, but I know they also offer the program in B.C, ad Nova Scotia, I believe.
I went there for that!! Well it was called Entertainment Administration then, and was only 2 years (that's 3 now right?). It's an awesome program... by which I mean it's a LOT of fun, the people in it are usually pretty cool and you get to know everyone really well because it's such a small program.
The faculty has changed almost entirely since I was there though... due to some epic drama. I think Tony Sutherland might still be teaching? Good guy, knows his stuff.
Buuuuuuuuuuuut you have to be REALLY motivated to make anything happen once you finish that program. I only know of three people from my year who actually got work in the music industry after graduation, and they were all hired by their internships we did in second year. 2 or 3 other people from my year went into real estate, for some reason, and a whole slew of us have since gone back to school for something else.
But it was honestly probably the best 2 years of my life, even though I had to spend it living in Oshawa. Field trips to the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame are clearly the highlight... I hope you guys still get to do that!
Also, those of you in/starting college or university: next spring/summer, look at all the scholarships and bursaries your school offers. It's all money they absolutely HAVE to give away every year. So if some aren't won or claimed, they'll give them away to basically anyone -- you can apply for, and get, bursaries you wouldn't normally qualify for at all if they have it left over!