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4 Common Art School Portfolio Mistakes

By: Scott Cline
July 3rd, 2017

Your art portfolio plays a big role in whether or not you get into the art school of your dreams. Creating a high-quality collection of samples that showcase your abilities is the best way to increase your odds.

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Top 10 Tips for Creating the Best Art Portfolio

By: Scott Cline
June 29th, 2017

You've decided to get serious about art school. But before you can prepare for an exciting journey that will hone your skills and push you to achieve things you never thought possible, you've got to take an important first step in the admission process: creating your portfolio.

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How to choose which examples to include in your art portfolio

By: Noel Dahl
June 27th, 2017

For most prospective art students, one of the hardest parts of applying to school is choosing portfolio selections. We've heard many applicants worry that they don't have enough samples because they didn't focus on art in high school, or they haven't decided on one specific field of art to study.

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Admissions Advice: A Standout Art Portfolio Can Help You Get More Scholarships

By: Noel Dahl
December 7th, 2016

Good grades, personal letters, and a track record of success are all important when it comes to securing art school financial aid. But what really matters for winning a scholarship is your portfolio. If you invest enough time into your portfolio, it can pay off in several ways:

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6 Things Your Art Portfolio Must Have

By: Scott Cline
December 7th, 2016

The quality of your art portfolio has the single biggest impact on your application to art school. It's critical that your portfolio shows off work that best represents your technical skills and creative outlook.

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