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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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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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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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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CRITERIA – YOU

CRITERIA – YOU 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…

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