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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SELECT: CAREER DAYS / COLLEGE FAIRS

SELECT: CAREER DAYS / COLLEGE FAIRS Thus far, our series on Selecting a Program has addressed these topics; select one if you have not yet had a chance to read the topioc: Selecting a Program: What to Know Why Architecture What does an Architect do? Resources Rankings: Worth It Architecture + Design Career Days /…

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SELECTING: RANKING – WORTH IT?

SELECTING: RANKINGS – WORTH IT? Thus far, our series on Selecting a Program has addressed these topics: Selecting a Program Why Architecture? What does an Architect do? Resources RANKING OF ARCHITECTURE PROGRAMS One resource we did not discuss in the last essay on Resources was Rankings.  Many individuals and institutions will promote rankings as a…

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SELECTING: RESOURCES FOR RESEARCH

SELECTING: RESOURCES FOR RESEARCH Thus far, our series on Selecting a Program has addressed two topics: 1) Why Architecture and 2) What does an Architect do? On the surface, you may not think these two topics help you select an architecture program, but they do. Now, we direct our focus on the resources available to…

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SELECTING: WHAT DOES AN ARCHITECT DO?

SELECTING: WHAT DOES AN ARCHITECT DO? So, the last essay began our series on Selecting a Program; the first step to the process was to answer the question – Why Architecture? Now, we focus on the tasks of an architect to ensure you know the end goal – the hard part is actually defining those…

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