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Most Helpful Review for California Institute of the Arts
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Jay Cee
  • 17 out of 18 people found this review helpful

You make CalArts what you want it to be. If you emerge yourself into the community and work interdisciplinary than you cannot go wrong. CalArts is a school for people who are true artist. Who live, breathe, sleep being an Artist. The faculty and staff at CalArts are all professionals in there fields, and they are active in them. You are not a kid when you are at CalArts, you are a professional artist and you will be treated that way.

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  • Private from Valencia, CA
  • Sep-14-2016 I am a current student here

    This school is great except for Experimental Animation. There is sexual harassment and extreme favoritism of rich students. The Character Animation Program is great, Music is Good, Film Video Great, Art Good but DO NOT ATTEND EXPERIMENTAL ANIMATION WITHOUT READING THIS FIRST.

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  • glenn from san juan, pr
  • Jun-28-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    i'm currently researching to go to this school for character animation. the thing that really interested me about this school is the alumni that has come out from the animation department.

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  • vanesa - dallas, tx
  • Jun-16-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    i want to be a part of the character animation cluster, and when i found out about this school i instantly wanted in. i want to make my friends, my parents, but most of all myself proud because i want to create things that make people think and feel. i think that this school could make me a better person, but an even greater artist.

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  • kira from palm desert, ca
  • Apr-11-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    it looks like a great school for those interested in any aspects of theater. they have a lot of specific majors that you can't find at other schools. i can't wait to apply to the technical theater program at the school.

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  • Chris
  • Feb-19-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The work that these students make is incredible. THE school for aspiring animators.

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  • Nicole
  • Oct-10-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I'd really love to attend. It's just amazing in nearly every way. The animation is flawless.

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  • NS from Los Angeles, CA
  • Jul-13-2014 I am a current student here

    As an artist, you dream of going to a place where like minded individuals share your colorful visions- and CalARTS brings students like this together. The landscape is enriching and the talent is infinite. The school is small but the opportunities grand.

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  • Marvin from Norwalk, CA
  • Mar-25-2013 I am a current student here

    Really awesome if you know what you want. This university is all about the business, you don't want to muck around waiting for someone to tell you what you're going to do.

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  • Tanya
  • Jan-23-2013 I am a current student here

    The overall level of education is in a high level. As far as I know the graphic design, architecture departments a really good. The teachers are pretty awesome too.

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  • Preston from NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV
  • Dec-19-2012 I am a current student here

    My school is a great place to channel all of your artistic needs. It is a diverse institution that provides ample opportunity to explore and master your craft while allowing you to dabble into other metiers of choice. My school is undoubtedly diverse and life changing.

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