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Not What It Used To Be
Instructor (Former Employee) –  Madison, WISeptember 22, 2017
Once upon a time, Madison Media Institute was a fun, exciting, fulfilling place to work. The school boasted cutting edge technology spanning multiple media disciplines.

Then the school was acquired by a private equity firm, which was "hands off" at first, but then began to micro-manage day to day operations from afar. The firm had no experience with media schools, and eventually deployed a "cookie cutter" business model borrowed from large, predatory, for-profit schools, such as the former Corinthian Colleges.
Pros
Highly knowledgable instructional staff
Cons
Incompetent corporate overlords
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Used to be Great, Now Terrible
Instructor (Current Employee) –  Madison, WIMay 4, 2017
MMI was once a great school with teachers and an administration that cared. Now it's nothing more than a diploma mill. The teachers are all very down to earth and care greatly about their students and making sure that they succeed.

Administration only care about the money and have lied to students and treat everyone terribly. It's unfortunate what MMI has become.
Pros
Great teachers who care about their students and are very knowledgable
Cons
Zero job security and no one is appreciated for their work
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In the past, MMI was a great school
Security (Former Employee) –  Madison, WIMarch 21, 2017
MMI has made some big changes, and I am unfamiliar with much of the new staff and employees working there. I do however know that the schools music recording program is still solid.
Pros
High Tech
Cons
accredidation
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Creative work environment
FINANCIAL AID OFFICER (Current Employee) –  Madison, WIOctober 28, 2016
The on campus staff and student body create a very creative and fun work environment. The most enjoyable aspect of my job is the level of comradery among my co-workers.
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Used to be Good
Former Student (Former Employee) –  RECAugust 30, 2016
Here's the deal: MMI once had dedicated instructors and a great vibe. Then, a corporation tried to run a school like a business and they succeeded in driving away the dedicated teachers. They're putting in unqualified former students in teaching positions. They underpay their staff (most there haven't had raises in years, if ever). The corporate masters don't know what they're doing with this school, but they keep trying to run it like it's a run-of-the-mill ITT career college--but it's not. They have no clue what they're doing.

It wouldn't surprise me if this place closes its doors by the end of 2017.
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CP (Current Employee) –  Madison, WIAugust 1, 2016
At the campus level, I was blessed to work with some amazing faculty and staff. They truly care about their students and their programs. Individually each person gives it their all to make the school a place people want to be.
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Fun, creative, ever-changing school with a lot to offer.
Associate Director of Financial Aid (Current Employee) –  Madison, WIJune 2, 2014
This is a creative, exciting, industry driven school full of creative people. It is a constantly changing school which keeps you on your toes at all times. A great place to work, go to school or be affiliated with.
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Fantastic Place to Work.
President (Current Employee) –  Madison, WIFebruary 1, 2014
Excellent work environment.Great Academic programs that are Media Arts based.
Pros
Faculty with unreal professional backgrounds in music and movies
Cons
none
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Started out as a cool place to learn...
Student / Intern (Former Employee) –  Madison, WIJanuary 30, 2013
What I enjoyed most was getting to know instructors, and learning first hand from their experiences.
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A Great Place to Be
English/General Ed. Instructor (Current Employee) –  Madison, WIJune 6, 2012
Surrounded by creative types, with enough freedom to be who you are.
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