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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END OF SEMESTER

END OF SEMESTER Amazingly, December is here and that means the end of the semester.  As you approach the end of the semester, here are some hints / steps to help you succeed at the end of the semester. PREPARE – First and foremost, prepare for the end of the semester by developing a plan…

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ARCHITECTURE SUMMER PROGRAMS 2024 LAUNCHES

ARCHITECTURE SUMMER PROGRAMS 2024 LAUNCHES While the temperatures start to become colder, we suggest you put your sights on Summer 2024! ARCHCareersGuide.com is pleased to announce that we launched our Architecture Summer Program listing for Summer 2024.  Now in its 16th year, the Architecture Summer Program – 2024 provides you access to over 200 programs…

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NAAB 2022 REPORT ON ARCHITECTURE EDUCATION

NAAB 2022 REPORT ON ARCHITECTURE EDUCATION Recently, NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board) released its annual reports on Architecture Education. As shared on the NAAB website: “This report, to be produced annually, shares the accreditation decisions made by the NAAB in the previous year, provides a review of the aggregated statistics provided by each accredited program,…

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APPLICATION PROCESS 2023

APPLICATION PROCESS 2023 Once you narrowed your choices, the next step is to complete the applications by the stated deadlines.  Be cognizant of these deadlines, as many universities have set earlier and earlier deadlines within the academic calendar; some deadlines are in early October.  For graduate programs, some deadlines are in mid-December while others are…

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GRADUATE OPEN HOUSES – FALL 2023

GRADUATE OPEN HOUSES – FALL 2023 Today’s essay focuses on Graduate Open Houses and provides the dates / links to some graduate programs.  ARCHCareerGuide.com does NOT have a vehicle to promote Graduate Open House other than this essay. Application: Steps for Success https://www.archcareersguide.com/application_steps_for_success/ Rankings: Worth It? https://www.archcareersguide.com/rankings-worth-it-2/ Resources for Program Research https://www.archcareersguide.com/resources-for-program-research/ Resource: Architecture Programs…

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STRAIGHT As IN FOUR STEPS

STRAIGHT As IN FOUR STEPS With some exception, many if not most architecture programs (universities) have started the fall semester.  As such, you are become adjusted (in more ways than one can imagine) as you begin classes. Regardless of your academic success in high school, starting college is a chance to reassess your strategy for…

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CAMPUS VISIT: REVISIT

CAMPUS VISIT: REVISIT Over the past month, we have been sharing insight on preparing to apply to architecture programs.  We have discussed the degrees available, resources, criteria to consider when deciding, student debt, career days / college fairs, and rankings.  Today, we discuss the campus visit. One of the most helpful resources is the campus…

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RANKINGS: ARE THEY WORTH IT?

RANKINGS: ARE THEY WORTH IT? Most recently, we have presented essays on the process of selecting an architecture program; see below for the topics and links to the essays. Today, we will focus on Rankings and discuss their merits; ultimately, are they worth it? Architectural Education – B.Arch, M.Arch, or D.Arch. https://www.archcareersguide.com/architectural-education-b-arch-m-arch-or-d-arch/ Resources for Researching…

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STUDENT DEBT

STUDENT DEBT Over the past few weeks, we have been presenting the many different criteria that you may wish to consider when determining which architecture programs to apply.  We discussed criteria for the Institution and Program; now, we switch to YOU criteria. Architectural Education – B.Arch, M.Arch, or D.Arch. https://www.archcareersguide.com/architectural-education-b-arch-m-arch-or-d-arch/ Resources for Researching Architecture Programs…

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