CAMPUS VISIT: FIRSTHAND

ADMITTED STUDENT DAY: MAKE IT MIAMI Yesterday, my wife and I had the pleasure (honor) of accompanying one of my daughters during her visit to Miami University (Oxford, OH).  Her visit was part of an admitted student day – Make … Read More

DECISION-MAKING – COIN FLIP OR NOT

DECISION-MAKING Over the last three weeks, you were provided a set of three attributes to consider when selecting an institution, namely, You, Institution, and Academic Program.  Now, as a conclusion to the discussion, let’s discuss how YOU actually make the … Read More

DECISION-MAKING CRITERIA – ARCHITECTURE PROGRAM

Now, for the third set of criteria to consider when making your decision: Architecture Program; first, we look at You.  Last week, we looked at the Institution. ARCHITECTURE PROGRAM Because you will spend the largest portion of your college career … Read More

DECISION-MAKING CRITERIA – INSTITUTION

DECISION-MAKING CRITERIA – INSTITUTION During last week, YOU attributes was discussed; this week, we discuss attributes related to the INSTITUTION. Attributes to consider when selecting an institution include: Type of school: While most individuals refer to all post–high school institutions as … Read More

DECISION-MAKING CRITERIA – YOU

DECISION-MAKING CRITERIA – YOU As my daughters are making their decisions on their college choice, the next three weeks will cover the three sets of criteria, namely, You (02/16), Institution (next week 02/23), and Architecture Program (following week 03/02). Decision-Making Process … Read More

CAREER FAIR: HOW TO MAXIMIZE

CAREER FAIR Many architecture programs typically hold career fairs during this time of year – February and March.  Below are steps to ensure success! First, be sure to attend. In my many years of experience working with students, many will have … Read More

SUMMER PROGRAMS – FACTORS TO CONSIDER

Summer Programs in Architecture: Factors to Consider Do you want to be an architect? Do you want to study architecture?  Are you ready to start your path to becoming an architect?  If so, consider attending one of the over 150 summer architecture programs [http://archcareersguide.com/portfolio/summer-programs] across the country and … Read More

SUMMER – WHAT TO DO?

SUMMER – WHAT TO DO? With the holidays over and the next semester beginning, what will you do this summer? Yes, it is 4-5 months away, but now is the time to start planning and implementing.  Truth be told, the planning … Read More

Summer Programs in Architecture – Summer 2019

SUMMER PROGRAMS IN ARCHITECTURE – SUMMER 2019 Below is a listing of summer architecture programs throughout the country (some are abroad).  Also, there are a few programs that are either throughout the year or during the spring. Efforts have been … Read More

Winter Break – What to DO!

Winter Break – What to DO! As the fall semester ends and reviews / finals are almost do, what will you do (or accomplish) over the break before the spring semester.  While it may be tempting to full catch up … Read More