Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Music Major’s Job Offer – What Would You Do?

Anthony McCain is candid about the adjustment from high school to music school. As he says, “One minute you’re applying to schools and graduating from high school, the next minute you’re flying across the country and entering a whole new world. I had trouble realizing where I was. It may sound crazy, but I didn’t feel like I was mentally ‘here’ for the first quarter. I think it had something to do with being away from home for the first time.”

Other challenges McCain faced in his freshman year: prioritizing studying, and organizing his schedule. “In college, no one but you can do these things for you. Using the resources available on campus –– counselors, advisors, deans –– it all really helps.”  Read More