QUESTIONS TO PONDER

QUESTIONS TO PONDER To start with, we are discussing your future as an architect.  Specifically, your future as an architecture student.  Before we discuss today’s topic, here are the more recent essays listing on the website; check them out to catch up. Resources for Program Research Resource: Architecture Programs Architecture Programs 2021 Career Days /…

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2021 CAREER DAYS / COLLEGE FAIRS

2021 CAREER DAYS / COLLEGE FAIRS Thus far, we have addressed these topics related to selecting a program; select one if you have not yet had a chance to read the topics: Resource: Architecture Programs Resources for Program Research Architecture + Design Career Days / College Fairs – Fall 2021 http://www.archcareersguide.com/resources/college-fairs/ Amazingly, summer is basically…

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RESOURCES FOR PROGRAM RESEARCH

RESOURCES FOR PROGRAM RESEARCH Back in July, we authored a post entitled Love Spreadsheets, the focus of which was one method on researching and documenting the almost 200 architecture programs in the U.S. https://www.archcareersguide.com/love-spreadsheets/ But, what about resources.  Again, the above essay advocated visiting the website of each program to learn more about the program. …

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LOVE SPREADSHEETS!

LOVE SPREADSHEETS! Actually, I do NOT love spreadsheets but one of my daughters does; but why does her love of spreadsheets matter to you. Well, let’s explain! Imagine that you desire to be an architect and are deciding upon the myriad of architecture programs available to you.  By the way, NAAB reports that there are…

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COLLEGE DECISION: COIN FLIP

COIN FLIP Spring is here!  And amazingly May 1, the annual Decision Day is less than a month ago.  Are you ready to make your decision for where to attend college? Before we outline a new approach to make this important decision, here are some previous essays that may be helpful.  The second choice, Criteria:…

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DECISION RESOURCES

DECISION RESOURCES Amazingly, May 1 better known as decision day is fast approaching.  You may think a little more than two months is a long time but trust us – it is NOT.  The next two months will fly by quickly. As May 1 approaches, what resources will you access to assist in your decision. …

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PORTFOLIO

PORTFOLIO As shared in the last essay posted earlier this week – APPLYING, we discussed the elements of an application.  The one aspect that is probably the most worrisome is the PORTFOLIO.  Please note that this is NOT the definite resource on portfolios; additional resources on portfolios are listed at the bottom of the essay.…

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APPLYING

APPLYING Recently, we have discussed how to “select” a program; today, we outline the application process.  Deadlines are fast approaching. After you narrow 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;…

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GRADUATE OPEN HOUSES

GRADUATE OPEN HOUSES Last month, we finished our series of articles on Selecting a Program.  Here were the topics for Selecting a Program: Selecting a Program Why Architecture? What does an Architect do? Resources for Research Rankings: Worth It? Career Days / College Fairs Criteria: Your Own Ranking But recently we were asked by the…

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SELECT: CRITERIA: YOUR OWN RANKING!

SELECT: CRITERIA: YOUR OWN RANKING! Thus far, our series on Selecting a Program has addressed the following topics: Selecting a Program Why Architecture? What does an Architect do? Resources for Research Rankings: Worth It? Career Days / College Fairs Recently, we offered an essay on the topic of Rankings.  Amazingly, this topic received over 700…

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