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Starting Your Art College Search? The 6 First Things You Need to Know

By: Shiraz Chavan
June 22nd, 2017

This is a post for absolute beginners. Not beginning artists, of course. You already have a passion for art and the talent to build your life around it. And you know that an art college degree will help make your dream a reality.

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Searching For an Art College? The First Question You Should Ask Yourself

By: Shiraz Chavan
June 15th, 2017

Question: Why do you want to go to art college?

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4 Foolproof Tips for Finding Art Colleges to Apply To

By: Scott Cline
June 8th, 2017

You don’t have to try very hard to find art colleges in the U.S. There are close to 200 hundred art schools in the country, according to one online list — at least one in every state.

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Can Art College Help You Make a Difference? One Grad’s Story

By: Noel Dahl
May 11th, 2017

What can an art college graduate possibly have to offer citizens of war-ravaged Sierra Leone, former child soldiers and child prostitutes, some homeless and some living with polio?

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Choosing A College | For Undergraduates

Three Simple Questions to Ask Yourself to Choose the Perfect Art College

By: Shiraz Chavan
April 11th, 2017

Before you tour campuses and meet with professors, before you compile your application portfolio, before you start thinking about a major, before you even Google the phrase “art college” and start jotting down a list of your favorites, you’ve got some serious thinking to do — about yourself. That’s because there is no single art college out there that is perfect for everyone. If there was, your art college search would be a lot simpler and this article would be a lot shorter. Finding the perfect art college — for you — has more to do with finding the perfect fit between who you are as an artist, a student, and a person, as well as the teaching philosophy, community makeup, and overall objectives of an art college. In other words, before you can find the perfect art college, you must, as the Greeks said, “know thyself.” Here are three questions you must ask yourself, about yourself, at the beginning of your art college search:

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