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25 February

Advertising Graduate Program vs. Portfolio School? How to choose what’s right for you.

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Choosing an advertising graduate program or a portfolio school is not easy. We’ve addressed a number of questions that come our way on a day to day basis. This is a big choice in anyone’s life and we take that very seriously. Choosing a portfolio school or weighing out whether or not you should attend […]

18 February

Design a Mural to find Love, Duh.

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San Francisco, CA: Design a mural to find love. Easy peasy. Online dating is exhausting. Take a note from our recent Forum speaker and Design grad, Matthew Wyne who took on his friend’s need to find a boyfriend by painting a mural in San Francisco.

12 February

Help Circus alum raise $$ for inventive, new cell phone battery share product

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New York, New York:  David Ma and Nick Schmidt left The Creative Circus early to work at Droga5 in NYC. It was during their time there, the two came up with an idea of a charger that could share battery power between smartphones one day at brunch. At the time, all they had was a napkin […]

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