Everyone knows it’s hard to break into the music industry. The hours are long, the starting wages and entry-level jobs aren’t glamorous, and there are hundreds, even thousands, of people competing for whatever role you’re interested in, whether you dream of being a Conductor, a Rock Star, or working in A&R. Now, imagine you’re passionate about an even more specialized segment of the music biz — namely, the film music industry. In this smaller segment of the industry, things can get even more competitive, and your earliest career steps, such as where you go to college, can make a dramatic impact on your success. It can be intimidating when applying to an ultra-selective college and trying to make a name for yourself in a city already full of talented musicians and writers.
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