Statements: how much can they help?

Originally posted on Affording the MFA:
Writers often ask what they should put into a statement, and how influential these very short writings are in the whole of admissions. What we know for certain is that the creative sample matters most, obviously, because the sample is representative of your voice, interests, technique, facility with language, and…

25 Things a Former New Yorker Learns The First Year in SF

Piggybacking off of Bold Italic’s article about 25 things you learn first year in SF, I have compiled a few of my own.

BART is a joke. Public transportation doesn’t run 24/7. If you live in SF, your social life won’t be too bad, unless you want to spend mad dough on late night taxis. If you live in Oakland, Good luck with that. Continue reading “25 Things a Former New Yorker Learns The First Year in SF”

What Makes a Good Live Show?

What is a good performance? I recently went to a few concerts back to back this past weekend, Live 105’s BFD and The Faint, respectively, and discussed a few performers from the BFD concert with a co-worker. Continue reading “What Makes a Good Live Show?”