All of these are wonderful tips for succeeding in a music education major! To be more specific, there are quite a few schools that are renowned for their music education programs.
Two of these are the University of North Colorado (UNC) and Ithaca college. Some highlights of the UNC programs are their very large list of degrees and concentrations available in music, and the guarantee that upon successful major completion, graduates receive their Colorado music teacher licensure along with the Bachelor degree.
Ithaca college boasts one-on-one teacher-to-student education for music majors and world-renowned music professors.