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Five-Year Planning

by Chelsea Rowan

One of the most valuable exercises I took part in last semester was the “five-year plan.” Sounds self-explanatory, doesn’t it? That’s because it is! The five-year plan is a document designed to …

Five-Year Planning

One of the most valuable exercises I took part in last semester was the “five-year plan.” Sounds self-explanatory, doesn’t it? That’s because it is! The five-year plan is a document designed to …

Cinema Art + Science - Cinema Directing MFA Chelsea Rowan, chelsea.rowan@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Frequently Asked Questions

by Jessica Lochte

With the application deadline for Columbia College Chicago’s Dance/Movement Therapy, MA program quickly approaching (December 15 for summer 2016 start) and the Graduate Reception/ Columbia’s Open House in the past, …

Frequently Asked Questions

With the application deadline for Columbia College Chicago’s Dance/Movement Therapy, MA program quickly approaching (December 15 for summer 2016 start) and the Graduate Reception/ Columbia’s Open House in the past, …

Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling, MA Jessica Lochte, jessica.a.lochte@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Student Work and A New Year

by Katrina Zemrak

Hello Everyone! My name is Katrina Zemrak, and I am the new Graduate Ambassador for the Music Composition for the Screen program! If you would like any information about the …

Student Work and A New Year

Hello Everyone! My name is Katrina Zemrak, and I am the new Graduate Ambassador for the Music Composition for the Screen program! If you would like any information about the …

Music Composition for the Screen, MFA Katrina Zemrak, info@katrinazemrak.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Learning From The Pros

by Elaine Rojas-Castillo

  Whoa. I can’t believe I’ve already been at Columbia for a month. My first month of graduate school. That’s right, ladies and gents, I’ve officially begun this crazy ride known …

Learning From The Pros

  Whoa. I can’t believe I’ve already been at Columbia for a month. My first month of graduate school. That’s right, ladies and gents, I’ve officially begun this crazy ride known …

Journalism, MA Elaine Rojas-Castillo, erojascastillo@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Summer: That’s a Wrap

by Chelsea Rowan

My first summer in Chicago is coming to an end, which means my first year in Chicago and my first year as a graduate student is also at a close. …

Summer: That’s a Wrap

My first summer in Chicago is coming to an end, which means my first year in Chicago and my first year as a graduate student is also at a close. …

Cinema Art + Science - Cinema Directing MFA Chelsea Rowan, chelsea.rowan@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Why Being Honest About Mental Illness is a Business Asset Not an Issue

by Joshua C. Robinson

So, I’ve danced around this topic for a long time, both privately, publicly and semi-publicly, and at the end of the day the thing that I realized the most, is …

Why Being Honest About Mental Illness is a Business Asset Not an Issue

So, I’ve danced around this topic for a long time, both privately, publicly and semi-publicly, and at the end of the day the thing that I realized the most, is …

Business & Entrepreneurship MAM Joshua C. Robinson, JoshuaCDRobinson@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

I got into school! Now what?

by Parker Stockman

So, you made it into Columbia College Chicago’s MFA in Creative Writing – Fiction program. Congrats! You’re going to do a lot when here and you’ll have amazing opportunities. If …

I got into school! Now what?

So, you made it into Columbia College Chicago’s MFA in Creative Writing – Fiction program. Congrats! You’re going to do a lot when here and you’ll have amazing opportunities. If …

Creative Writing - Fiction MFA Parker Stockman, parker.stockman@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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(more) Ireland!/first Week of Spring

by Jasmine Clark

Our last week in Ireland began with a hike. We went from a chocolatier to hike this:

(more) Ireland!/first Week of Spring

Our last week in Ireland began with a hike. We went from a chocolatier to hike this:

Photography MFA Jasmine Clark, jasmine.clark@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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What To Know Before Coming to Columbia

by Devon Marti

Yesterday was Admitted Student Day at Columbia College Chicago for our admitted journalism graduate class of 2016. Before today, I sat down and tried to think about everything I wished …

What To Know Before Coming to Columbia

Yesterday was Admitted Student Day at Columbia College Chicago for our admitted journalism graduate class of 2016. Before today, I sat down and tried to think about everything I wished …

Journalism MA Devon Marti, devon.marti@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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It is Really All About Who You Know

by Devon Marti

When I first started to look into Columbia College Chicago for graduate school, I honestly had no idea what I was getting myself into. I applied to the school as …

It is Really All About Who You Know

When I first started to look into Columbia College Chicago for graduate school, I honestly had no idea what I was getting myself into. I applied to the school as …

Journalism MA Devon Marti, devon.marti@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605