Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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This was the best course I have ever taken and I have BA, MA, and PhD degrees from Ivy League schools.
Memoir Writing
Cary Bell
school administrator
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I look at my creative writing after just 10 weeks and am amazed at what I can do and how proud I feel about my writing.
Memoir Writing
John Furth
management consultant
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A great introduction to the idea of memoir.
Memoir Writing
Erich Ball
united nations officer
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Taking classes at Gotham is one of the best decisions I have ever made.
Memoir Writing
Warren Shaw
lawyer/historian
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I learned the nuts and bolts of memoir. Specifically, I got connected to the process of writing, and the course took it out of the theoretical and made it real for me.
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Drew Hastings
performing artist/writer
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Writer's block ends during class!
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Elizabeth Mauran
company president
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If anyone has any reservations about taking an online writing class, they can be assured that this will be a wonderful experience, full of lessons, critique and feedback from a knowledgeable instructor, as well as from the other students.
Memoir Writing
Jill Strada
radio station program director
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A soul searching, cathartic, life changing, validating experience that was way more than just a writing course.
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Chantal Hewitt
nanny
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I found the level of intelligence displayed by my classmates to be exceptional and working with them very stimulating. The big surprise to me was how strongly we bonded as a group.
Memoir Writing
Alexandra Baltarzuk
film sound engineer
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A full house of all the things a writer needs to be a better writer.
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Darrin Pruitt
public health preparedness
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I’ve taken many writing workshops since the age of 20, and this was the best I ever participated in.
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Erin Dow
public interest lawyer
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At the end of class, I left with a head chock-full of ideas that I couldn't wait to use once I got home!
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Dawn Campbell
teacher
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Many people in this class had break-throughs and began to really write their life.
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Anne Rudig
director of communication
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The class gives you the tools to help you write your memoir and shines a light on the intense and somewhat overwhelming process that you'll undertake in getting yourself there.
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Jessica Fiorillo
brand strategist
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Inspiring. Encouraging. Affirming. Well worth the time, effort, and tuition.
Memoir Writing
Melanie Brake
stay at home mother
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This is by far the best writing course that I have ever taken.
Memoir Writing
Linda Gask
doctor
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This course is about taking the interesting events in your life and crafting them into literary works, about molding the real things that happened to you to fit the same literary rules you would for a novel.
Memoir Writing
Tess Hall
graduate student
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What I liked most was how "real" the class and the instructor were--no cyberspace feeling. Communication was responsive, there was lots of interaction between instructor and students. I thought the whole thing was great.
Memoir Writing
Susan Jordan
attorney at law
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This course made me believe that I had a story to tell and that I could craft one that would resonate.
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William Dameron
director of it
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An emotional rollercoaster that everyone should ride.
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Jonathan Stark
director
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