Re: Let's Talk About College


Subject: Re: Let's Talk About College
From: Morgan Sutherland (skiptracer@gmail.com)
Date: Fri Sep 30 2005 - 17:37:33 EDT


I gave a utilitarian response directed at a certain part of your message.

Thank you for your response.

On 9/30/05, Larry Austin <larryaustin@grandecom.net> wrote:
> Dear Morgan Sutherland:
>
> First...Illinois is not spelled with an "e" at the end...unless you
> meant that as a crude insult to the state.
>
> Second...say "Thank you for your response."
>
> Third...respect your elders, especially well-intentioned ones.
>
> Fourth...drop the arrogant attitude.
>
> Some grandfatherly advice...
>
> Larry Austin
>
> Morgan Sutherland wrote:
>
> > Good websites are essential. Judging by your website, I would
> > completely rule out your program. And I really don't want to end up in
> > Illinoise... unless it's Chicago.
> >
> > On 9/30/05, James Phelps <jimphelps_niucms@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > Morgan,
> > >
> > > You are welcome to peruse our site to read-up on our
> > > contract degree program (BGS or BA) in Computer Music
> > > and New Media Technology. The Site is hardly
> > > impressive - in serious need of rejuvenation - gotta
> > > find a student to do that. :>)
> > >
> > > http://www.annexgroup.org/
> > >
> > > Feel free to ask any questions if you have any and ...
> > > the best of luck to ya!
> > >
> > > -Jim Phelps
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --- Morgan Sutherland <skiptracer@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > It's a little early, but soon it's going to be time
> > > > for me to start
> > > > looking at colleges. Here's what I want in a
> > > > college:
> > > >
> > > > I live in Massachusetts. This means that anywhere
> > > > not in New England
> > > > is a plane ride away pretty much. This adds a few
> > > > thousand dollars to
> > > > the tuition price. I'm not rich. Let's essentially
> > > > disregard this for
> > > > the moment however. California for all extensive
> > > > purposes is not going
> > > > to be out of the question. The U.K. however, is.
> > > >
> > > > Fields of study. The short unspecific answer:
> > > > Computer music.
> > > > I'm not sure exactly what field of study I want to
> > > > enter, but I know
> > > > what I don't want.
> > > > I don't want to be a music major. Music theory isn't
> > > > a passion for me.
> > > > I'm afraid of it.
> > > > I get the feeling that doing something along the
> > > > lines of
> > > > Computer-science major/Music minor or vice versa
> > > > wouldn't be what I'm
> > > > into. I'd be into the combination of it.
> > > > What does an electroacoustics major entail? Is that
> > > > essentially a
> > > > "computer music" degree?
> > > > Clarifcation in this area would be appreciated.
> > > >
> > > > What I want to do:
> > > > Make music throughout my whole life. Hopefully make
> > > > money from it.
> > > > Design software/hardware for the creation of music.
> > > > I'm very
> > > > interested in interfaces. My mind could change of
> > > > course completely,
> > > > but this is where I want to aim. That general area.
> > > >
> > > > Combining computer science and music, but not as
> > > > mutually exclusive
> > > > entities, that's where I want to go.
> > > >
> > > > My grades are good. B+/A-. My GPA is currently a
> > > > 3.65. It should go up
> > > > to a 3.7 this year. I've been getting better grades
> > > > than in the past.
> > > > My PSAT scores have been good (haven't taken SATs
> > > > yet). They've been
> > > > very good: A's.
> > > > My grades have fluctuated a lot however. There are a
> > > > few C's and an F in there.
> > > >
> > > > I would like to go somewhere with research
> > > > opportunities. Because of
> > > > this, many of the top universities are interesting,
> > > > but I'm not sure
> > > > I'll make the cut.
> > > >
> > > > What I've been interested in so far:
> > > >
> > > > Concordia in Montreal www.concordia.ca
> > > > Art Institute of Chicago
> > > >
> > > http://www.artic.edu/saic/programs/depts/undergrad/sound.html
> > > > MIT (Mass Institute of Technology) www.mit.edu
> > > > Columbia University in New York
> > > > http://music.columbia.edu/cmc/
> > > > Stanford University http://ccrma.stanford.edu/
> > > > CalArts (CREATE program)
> > > > http://shoko.calarts.edu/ms_info/compnm_info.html
> > > > University of Washington (DX Arts)
> > > > http://www.washington.edu/dxarts/
> > > > University of Santa Barbara (Create with Curtis
> > > > Roads)
> > > >
> > > http://www.create.ucsb.edu/create/createWeb/about/news.php
> > > >
> > > > Add to my list!
> > > >
> > > > I'd also looove to attend MIT (Media Lab) or
> > > > Dartmouth
> > > > (electroacoustics) for their graduate programs.
> > > >
> > > > Recommendations? Comments? Questions?
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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> > >
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