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Interview with Chrissy Garrett of SCAD Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) is a leading art school located in Savannah, Georgia with campuses in Atlanta, Hong Kong and southern France. With over 9,000 students enrolled, they offer majors in many fields of art and design along with innovative learning experiences. Chrissy Garrett is a Career Development Specialist there, whose background ... Full Story

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