APPLICATION PROCESS

Application Process Over the past few weeks, you were exposed to the criteria by which to determine where to apply, now learn about the details of the application process — especially given the deadlines are fast approaching. After you narrow … Read More

DECISION-MAKING PROCESS: RESOURCES

DECISION-MAKING PROCESS: RESOURCES The following are resources to assist you in your decision-making process. PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS, VIDEOS, CATALOGS, AND WEBSITES The first resource you are likely to receive from any school is the promotional materials that accompany the application for … Read More

DECISION-MAKING PROCESS: ARCHITECTURE PROGRAM CRITERIA

Decision-Making Process: Architecture Program Criteria Regardless of the architecture degree you may pursue, how do you select an architecture program? After learning about the many degree programs, choosing among them may seem a daunting task; over 125 institutions in the … Read More

DECISION-MAKING PROCESS: INSTITUTION CRITERIA

Last week, we introduced the YOU criteria; this week, we introduce the INSTITUTION criteria. Although the degree program you will attend resides in an academic unit – college or department, the academic unit belongs to an institution. You should consider … Read More

DECISION-MAKING PROCESS: YOU CRITERIA

Decision-Making Process: YOU Regardless of the architecture degree you may pursue, how do you select an architecture program? After learning about the many degree programs, choosing among them may seem a daunting task; over 135 institutions in the United States … Read More

RESEARCHING A GRADUATE PROGRAM

Researching a Graduate Program Below is a brief synopsis from a colleague on researching a graduate program in architecture. Note that many graduate programs are hosting Graduate Open Houses during late October / early November providing you an opportunity to … Read More

RANKINGS — WORTH IT

RANKINGS – WORTH IT! In the book, Becoming an Architect: A Guide to Careers in Design, the text below on Rankings was included.  As you can see, use caution if using various rankings. RANKING OF ARCHITECTURE PROGRAMS While rankings are … Read More

COURSES, TOOLS, ETC.

COURSES, TOOLS, ETC. COURSES Regardless of the program and institution you select to pursue your architecture degree, the courses offered will be similar. A typical sequence includes the following: general education, design, history and theory, technology, professional practice, and electives. … Read More

ACADEMIC YEAR PROGRAMS

ACADEMIC YEAR PROGRAMS As one might expect, students interested in architecture seek out programs that occur during the summer.  In fact, each year, ARCHCareersGuide.com publishes a list near the end of January (see below for Summer 2019).  Summer 2019 List … Read More

THE JOURNEY IS THE DESTINATION

Below is another profile in the series, “Beyond Architecture,” but this one is related. In other words, as in many cases, Kevin is an architect but focuses much of his work as an interior architect. I should mention that Kevin … Read More