Clearing the Path to Music School Success

In 2021, Bob Mulvey joined the team at Inside Music Schools (IMS) as a special advisor to help music school applicants to improve their learning and organizational skills. Bob came to IMS after a highly successful career as an educator and counselor working with young people ranging from middle-school pupils to college students. In this blog he shares his thoughts on helping applicants overcome challenges en route to their dream career.

The Cost of College in 2023: Part 2

How can YOU make college more affordable? There are quite a few things you can do. Some of them begin while you are still in high school.

The Cost of College in 2023: Part 1

For many students, the investment in a college education is one of the largest they’ll ever make. Financial institutions, the government, and schools themselves continue to offer ways in which more students can afford higher education. And, while our music college contacts have weighed in on the subject, paying for a college education today knows no one major or educational category.

Planning to Study a Musical Instrument in College? Here’s how to Discover a Great Teacher.

How does one evaluate their teacher? This is a tough one to answer primarily because it is virtually impossible to know during a short trial lesson everything you’d like to know about someone and how they will react to you as a student. No matter how famous they are as a performer or a pedagogue and how many successful students they’ve had, how they might work with you or what you can expect from them is an important thing to try and figure out if possible.