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“Am I Ready For The MFA?”
To prepare for a MFA in writing, focus on community and a writing practice first.
It is MFA application season, and I’ve received a number of variations on this question from students to which I have a single answer, and so I’ve decided to offer that answer here.
I typically do not answer as to their readiness with a single yes or no — I don’t want to be that powerful in such an important situation. They need to feel ready, and so I instead…