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Should I Get An MFA? The 2016 Edition

by Rea McNamara on January 21, 2016
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Back in 2011 AFC asked the question, “Should I get an MFA?” At the time we leaned towards “No”. There were a number of reasons cited, the most pressing being that we believed it was too expensive and most artists could get the equivalent experience in the real world.

Five years later, has much changed?

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Should I Get An MFA?

by Paddy Johnson on October 17, 2011
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I lean towards “no” on this one, but in an effort to provide a balance opinion to students, I’m providing both the cons AND the pros. A table of prospects complete with estimated wages follow.

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