Ranking of Design Programs: Worthy Resource?

In researching and determining the BEST architecture program for you, what resources will use?  How do you decide which programs you consider, apply and eventually attend? One that you may be encouraged to consult is the RANKING of programs.  For … Read More

High School: Academic Coursework

Academic Courses As becoming an architect requires a college education, you should focus on courses that will prepare you accordingly; this will include four years of English and mathematics.  As is possible, pursue honor courses and advanced placement (AP) courses. … Read More

Collateral Organizations of Architecture: Why should I CARE?

As an architecture student, you may not be fully aware of the collateral organizations that surround architecture; however, as an architecture student, you should become more engaged with them to maximize your path on becoming an architect. Collateral Organizations Below … Read More

Researching Programs: Career Day in Architecture

What is the best way to research an architecture program?  Most would suggest you visit the campus and meet with faculty/representatives from the architecture program.  But many students may not have the resources nor time to visit. Well, attending an … Read More

ARCHCareers Guide.com – http://archcareersguide.com

Today, I am pleased to launch this new website. ARCHCareersGuide.com http://archcareersguide.com Amazingly, I launched my previous blog, ARCHCareers blog on May 29, 2008 — over 10 years ago.  During these last ten years, I have authored over 550 entries; looking back, … Read More

Portfolio Advice – Graduate

I was wondering if you have any advise in regards to creating an architectural portfolio for graduate school for someone who didn’t major in architecture.  I am trying to gain a good idea of what the school would be looking … Read More

RESOURCES

RESOURCES The following are resources to assist you in making a decision on an architecture. First, contact each of the programs in which you are interested to receive promotional materials both from the university and the academic unit (architecture program). … Read More

Architecture Career / College Fairs

While many high schools and community colleges host annual college fairs, these events do not usually focus on the architecture programs.  Fortunately, there are a handful of annual events that are specifically about architecture! Held in the fall, the architecture Career … Read More

What to do in High School

First, as you are just now about to enter high school, know that you are ahead of the game.  Many students do not discover their interest in architecture until well into high school or after. Start by planning to attend … Read More