SUMMER PROGRAMS – REVISITED

SUMMER PROGRAMS – REVISITED Amazing or not, summer is HERE.  Technically, summer does not begin until June 21, but when I was growing up, summer started when school was out.  Granted, you may not quite be out for the summer … Read More

CONGRATULATIONS, GRADUATE

Amazingly or not amazingly, my three daughters graduated this past week (on Friday, May 24).  I say amazingly, because they were just toddlers growing up or so it seemed; they just started high school and now they are graduating and … Read More

ITS OVER

ITS OVER Well, May 1 (see below) – the National Reply Date has come and gone.  Did you make the right decision?  You truly will not know until you arrive on campus in the fall and begin your courses. Even … Read More

DECISION RESOURCES

DECISION RESOURCES With the May 1st national reply deadline fast approaching, consider the following resources as you make your decision. PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS, VIDEOS, CATALOGS, AND WEBSITES The first resource you are likely to receive from any school is the promotional … Read More

CAMPUS VISIT: FIRSTHAND

ADMITTED STUDENT DAY: MAKE IT MIAMI Yesterday, my wife and I had the pleasure (honor) of accompanying one of my daughters during her visit to Miami University (Oxford, OH).  Her visit was part of an admitted student day – Make … Read More

DECISION-MAKING – COIN FLIP OR NOT

DECISION-MAKING Over the last three weeks, you were provided a set of three attributes to consider when selecting an institution, namely, You, Institution, and Academic Program.  Now, as a conclusion to the discussion, let’s discuss how YOU actually make the … Read More

DECISION-MAKING CRITERIA – INSTITUTION

DECISION-MAKING CRITERIA – INSTITUTION During last week, YOU attributes was discussed; this week, we discuss attributes related to the INSTITUTION. Attributes to consider when selecting an institution include: Type of school: While most individuals refer to all post–high school institutions as … Read More

High School: Academic Coursework

Academic Courses As becoming an architect requires a college education, you should focus on courses that will prepare you accordingly; this will include four years of English and mathematics.  As is possible, pursue honor courses and advanced placement (AP) courses. … Read More

Researching Programs: Career Day in Architecture

What is the best way to research an architecture program?  Most would suggest you visit the campus and meet with faculty/representatives from the architecture program.  But many students may not have the resources nor time to visit. Well, attending an … Read More