AFTER GRADUATION 2024

AFTER GRADUATION 2024 Just last week, we discussed the differences between graduations and commencements.  But now, many universities have held their ceremonies or soon will.  As such, what will you do next after graduation.  Below are some ideas to make the most of the next phase of your career. https://www.archcareersguide.com/graduation-vs-commencement-2024/ SAY THANK-YOU Perhaps old-fashion, but…

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GRADUATION VS. COMMENCEMENT – 2024

GRADUATION VS. COMMENCEMENT – 2024 Over the last few years, I have attended five graduations / commencements including one this week; my spouse graduated with another graduate degree while each of my three daughters graduated with their undergraduate degree; the fifth graduation is this week as one of my daughters graduates with her graduate degree. …

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PATH OF THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PATH OF THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Previously, we authored an essay on the benefits of community college architecture programs; now, let’s discuss the actual path of becoming an architect with attending a community college. https://www.archcareersguide.com/benefits-of-community-college-architecture-program/ First, let’s learn the degree paths of becoming an architect; below is a more detailed description of the degrees needed to…

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COIN FLIP – CHOOSING YOUR COLLEGE

COIN FLIP – CHOOSING YOUR COLLEGE At the start of every professional and college football game, there is a coin flip.  Why do they do a coin flip?  Well, according to the NFL rules — The coin toss is a technical procedure to determine a set of rules; first and foremost is to decide which…

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COLLEGE DECISION RESOURCES 2024

COLLEGE DECISION RESOURCES 2024 This blog essay is for those high school seniors planning to attend college to pursue an architectural education, although some of the resources listed could be for those seeking a graduate architecture program. By now, you have been receiving acceptance letters; you may still be hearing from some of institutions to…

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MULTIPLE PATHWAYS TO LICENSURE

MULTIPLE PATHWAYS TO LICENSURE Recently, we came across the following set of articles in response to a NCARB Op-Ed posted last fall. But, before you read the three responses, you need to read the original NCARB Statement. Below is a link to the Pathways to Practice NCARB Statement as adopted by the NCARB Board of…

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ARCHITECTURE CAREER FAIR – 2024

ARCHITECTURE CAREER FAIR – 2024 It is that time of year – time for Career Fair. To prove the point, below is a partial list of the architecture programs that are hosting career events in the coming month or so. Of course, some have already been held and are being held as this post is…

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NAAB CANDIDATE PROGRAMS

NAAB CANDIDATE PROGRAMS As you consider the pursuit of becoming an architect, you may already know about NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board).  If you are NOT aware, read from their website — NAAB is the only agency recognized by registration boards in U. S. jurisdictions to accredit professional degree programs in architecture. To receive NAAB…

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WHAT TO DO OVER BREAK

WHAT TO DO OVER BREAK As the fall semester draws to a close, sleep is on the horizon.  Yes, all architecture students are counting the days until the last review and exam ends and holiday break begins.  But the question is – What to Do Over the Break? First and foremost, relax and enjoy time…

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AFSF SATURDAY DESIGN STUDIO 2024

AFSF SATURDAY DESIGN STUDIO 2024 The Architectural Foundation of San Francisco (AFSF) announces AFSF Saturday Design Studio 2024, a distance-learning workshop in sustainable design and architecture for high school students.  Participants will learn professional digital design tools, receive 1-on-1 mentoring with an architect or engineer, and create a portfolio of photo-realistic and video renderings of their original 3D…

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