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Old 12-10-2011, 01:57 AM   #1
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Hi guys I'm Alpha, Im really looking hard at some Game Industry schools and just have a few questions.

Ive been looking at Full Sail, and am fairly hesitant mostly because its so expensive and its not a "full degree." Im very worried ab out job placement after school as I currently dont a job or money saved to begin paying loans period.

My first question is, as a student who does fairly well in a traditional college environment would FS be a good option?

How is job placement now days(more directed at people who just finished school)?

Is FS my best shot at a position in the industry? Im not set on what I want to do yet, but I currently write for 2 small gaming sites and really want to go farther.(Im not good at art or math so art and programming are out of the question)(I do code JS and have tried learning programming but am very poor at math but am open to criticism about this)

Thanks for the help!
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Old 12-10-2011, 05:49 AM   #2
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The problem is that any advice will be subjective as there is no one route into the industry. What do you want to be in the industry?
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Old 12-10-2011, 11:05 AM   #4
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Thanks for the reading material, ive looked through a few already, good stuff

As for what I want to do, like I said Im not concrete yet. I just enjoy the industry as a whole and the people who work in it. Somewhere along the lines of design.
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Old 12-10-2011, 11:45 AM   #5
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Somewhere along the lines of design.
Then read this one:
http://www.sloperama.com/advice/designprep.htm
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