What Can You Do With an Arts Major?

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 Audition Do's and Don'ts

Student, Woodgrove High School

Strengthen your college auditions and wow the judges with these tips and tricks! read more

Is an Arts Major Right for You?

College Student

Singing, drawing, dancing, playing the glockenspiel: have the arts always been your passion? Maybe they should be your career too! read more

Choosing a Performing Arts School

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

College Search Tips for Students in the Arts

Director of Marketing and Communications, Columbus College of Art & Design

If you're a high school student considering a major the arts, here are a few things to consider before choosing a college. read more

Performing Arts Majors and Potential Jobs


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?


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

Special College Applications

Editor, Porter Sargent Handbooks

Whether you're compiling a visual arts portfolio or performing a monologue from Shakespeare, applying to undergraduate arts programs means showing you're more than the sum of your talent, transcript, and test scores. This is your time to tell a story. read more

How to Become a Rockette: Do You Have What It Takes?

Assistant Editor, Carnegie Communications

Interested in becoming a Radio City Rockette? Well, you're in luck! I am here to tell you what it takes and just what the choreographers are looking for in the hundreds of girls who audition every year for this honored position. read more

Pursuing an Arts Education

Associate Provost of Enrollment Management, The University of the Arts

There has never been a better time to pursue an arts education. U.S. colleges and universities offer many fine programs that encompass the full range of creative disciplines. read more