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The Savannah College of Art and Design

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityD Faculty AccessibilityD
Useful SchoolworkD Excess CompetitionD
Academic SuccessD Creativity/ InnovationF
Individual ValueF University Resource UseB
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyB+ FriendlinessC
Campus MaintenanceF Social LifeA
Surrounding CityB Extra CurricularsA
Describes the student body as:
Friendly, Approachable

Describes the faculty as:

Not so bright
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Creativity/ Innovation
Highest Rating
Social Life
She cares more about Creativity/ Innovation than the average student.
Date: Oct 23 2010
Major: Art & Design Department (This Major's Salary over time)
Some thoughts about the SCAD Fashion Department from an insider as of 2010. There is no Chairperson - nobody wants the job. The Dean is new and inexperienced in education and design - clueless. There is difficulty keeping profs. 3 good ones left this past year and haven't been replaced.

Aside from the flashy visitors, the connections to NYC are zero. Not what they are at FIT / Parsons and Pratt - . The placement person is useless. Half the profs are excellent and the rest going thru the motions - of the remaining ones - all have no current connection to the fashion world. Half have their Masters degrees from SCAD. You are on your own getting an internship. Job placement figures they quote are a lie. Because of the open admissions - classes are dragged down by the less talented and lazy… The most recent collaboration with Malandrino and Posen was a disaster.

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