Tag: arts

How to Make Your Art Portfolio Pop

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

If you're planning to continue your arts education in college, you'll need a strong application portfolio. Here's how to build the best one possible. read more

What Can You Do With an Arts Major?

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Freelance Writer

There are plenty of jobs to be found for arts majors, no starving required. Take a look at what these former arts majors did with their degrees. read more

College Art Festivals Around the Nation

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Student, Woodgrove High School

These four fun and funky college art festivals represent some of the best of what the college art scene has to offer. read more

How to Stay Involved in the Arts as a Non-major

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Student, Wellesley College

Love the arts but not majoring in them? You don't have to give up your watercolor-painting, tap-dancing, horn-playing habits just yet! read more

The Animated Life of Steve Hickner and Careers in Cartooning

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If you have an eye and a passion for animation and are considering it as a career, do yourself a favor and take a look at the journey of animation insider Steve Hickner . . . read more

Arts vs. Athletics: Two Great Ways You Can Prepare for College and for Life

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Though they may not seem like essential parts of preparing for college, playing sports and participating in artistic endeavors cultivate distinct, very different strengths. read more

The International Student's Guide to Campus Life

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Creative Copywriter, Office of Marketing Communications, Ithaca College

International students discover a world of opportunity in the United States, and no small number of those opportunities arise from campus activities. Here, take a sneak peek at what U.S. campus life is like through the lens of one school and the diverse experiences of its international student population. read more

Choosing a Performing Arts School

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Contributing Writer, New York Film Academy

Whether you starred in your high school's musicals or spent your free time acting in homemade movies with friends, taking that next step into the academic world of performing arts presents myriad options. read more

Performing Arts Majors and Potential Jobs

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Art in its many forms, all those things of beauty for beauty's sake, may not bring home the bacon all the time, but they certainly nourish the soul. Here we explore the most mainstream avenues of the arts and the surprisingly varied careers to which they may lead. read more

I'm interested in applying to arts schools: what are my options?

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If you are planning to study visual or performing arts in college, you have many options. You need to first consider your past experience and training in your intended major. read more