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

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

ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN CAREER DAYS / COLLEGE FAIRS – FALL 2019

Architecture + Design Career Days / College Fairs – Fall 2019 Amazingly, summer is over and fall will begin soon enough. With the coming of fall comes the many Architecture + Design College Day / Fairs (see below). As one … Read More

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