Smart people tend to come to CG Masters for visual effects training. Often these smart people will already have a credential from another institution, usually an accredited university. Sometimes they have completed a visual effects training program at a university. You’d expect this to be a very good thing. After all, they have shown resilience, commitment, and perseverance.
It has been suggested that the purpose of this post may be to “attack” universities. I thank the university gentleman for his remarks and concerns and offer the following. Quite to the contrary, this article is part of a much larger discussion which will ensure universities and other kinds of institutions improve programming to the point that they can deliver really excellent career training.
“You only get out of school what you put in.”
This statement has always perplexed me. It puts 100% of the education responsibility on the student and none on the school. If you were to express this in math it would look something like this: