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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ARCHITECTURE SUMMER PROGRAMS 2021   Architecture Summer Programs http://www.archcareersguide.com/summer/   Well, amazingly it is the end of January; now is the time for our annual release of the Architecture Summer Programs offered by the many architecture programs and other institution from around the country and throughout the world. In reality, the listing has been posted…

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SEARCHING FOR A CAREER POSITION GOAL: CAREER POSITION Thus far this year, we have discussed SMART Goals and Six Dimensions of Wellness; as we questioned, will you set SMART Goals using the Six Dimensions of Wellness?  As a review, below are links to the articles. SMART Goals Six Dimensions of Wellness Well, to assist you,…

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WHEEL OF WELLNESS The first entry of 2021 was all about setting SMART Goals; the message was quite appropriate given the new year but now, we introduce a context for setting those goals.  We were first introduced to this concept – Six Dimensions of Wellness back early in our careers. But what is it? Six…

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S.M.A.R.T. Goals Well, it is finally the year 2021!  Now, what? As many, you are probably thinking of setting New Year’s resolutions; perhaps not as statistics bear out that over 90% of New Year’s resolutions are broken.  With that said, why bother, but instead, you may wish to consider the following: Setting SMART Goals But…

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ARCHCAREERSGUIDE.COM 2020 SUMMARY All would agree that they cannot wait until the clocks turn midnight on January 1, 2021; the year 2020 would truly be over and we would start fresh for 2021.  Of course, the primary reason that 2020 is getting a bad rap – i.e., COVID-19, will not be over but we enjoy…

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GIFT IDEAS In celebration of the holiday season, below are a number of links to websites that highlight gifts for those architects / aspiring architects in your life. Of course, if none of these lists of gifts provide you any ideas, you can always go with the following classics ideas – BOOKS: It would need…

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WHY YOU SHOULD GET LICENSED! by Marc Teer, FAIA – Founder & CEO, Black Spectacles For this essay, we are thankful to have Marc Speer, FAIA, Founder & CEO, Black Spectacles, provide insight on reasons to become licensed. Are you weighing the pros and cons of becoming licensed? I am here to say it is…

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ARCHCAREERSGUIDES.COM – RESOURCES Over the past few months, ARCHCareersGuide.com has expanded its resource offerings.  Below are those new resources and links to them. PATH: EDUCATION: SELECTING A PROGRAM During much of the fall, we have outlined the process of Selecting a Program.  In all, it covered the following topics. Selecting a Program Why Architecture? What…

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CAREER PROFILES ARCHCareersGuide.com is pleased to announce an additional resource on its website, namely career profiles.  In our opinion, a tremendous way to learn more about the profession of architecture is to read the career profiles of individuals in the profession. As shared on the website — http://www.archcareersguide.com/profiles/ — Career profiles of architecture students, emerging…

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