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Category: Student Profiles

Turning Creative Ideas into Successful Business Strategies

When Paulina Wersocki ’22 moved to Boston from Poland to study audio engineering at the Berklee College of Music, she got to help bands, artists, and singer/songwriters bring out their very best.  As she worked with these industry professionals to reach their full potential, however, she was surprised to discover that she enjoyed the project

Developing Her Entrepreneurial Spirit: From Podcasts to Popsicles

Carmella D. Baldwin ’22 loved life as an undergraduate at Clark Atlanta University, where she majored in mass communications and media arts. While there, she took advantage of every opportunity to get involved with her collegiate community—including reigning as Miss Clark Atlanta University.  “That experience translates to a lot of what I still do today,”

Refining Her Focus on Entertainment and Entrepreneurship

After Imani Davis ’22 graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies and concentration in screenwriting, she found herself at a career crossroads: She realized that being a full-time screenwriter wasn’t for her.    Feeling a little lost, she returned to her home in the Chicago suburbs to think

Bringing beauty into the world together with Jorie Goins through words and dances

Jorie Goins is a part-time MSLCE student from Miami and a Northwestern Wildcat through and through. She graduated from NU’s Medill School of Journalism in 2016 with a BA degree in Journalism, and she is now pursuing her MSLCE degree while working full-time at The Chicago Tribune as a content editor. Apart from her passion

Shooting for the Stars and the Creative Side of Life

“Explore your options and listen to your heart and your gut.” Kathryn Hoffman grew up in a family of lawyers and always thought she would become one herself. “I realized that for my whole life the most natural things that come to me [are] being creative with my hands, working with my ideas. Just like

Taking Note of the Music Business with MSLCE

As an undergraduate student at Northwestern, Xavier Vilar-Brasser had the opportunity to explore a plethora of majors. It was the combination of creative writing, philosophy, and music that captured his attention. As he explored is interests more, he realized that music grounded him, and he formed the band The Altars as manager, songwriter, and performer.