Originally Posted by tsloper
While you're in school, what you are creating is worthy to be called "student content." By definition.
It is your job to take the learning that's imparted to you, and take that to the next level.
You shouldn't demand that an English Lit class would turn you into the new Shakespeare.
I totally agree with what Tom says, and can personally attest to this, 90% of the art I've produced in my school career doesn't meet my personal level of quality for my portfolio, at least not at the level the pieces were "finished" at.