Major in Media Studies and Join the Revolution!

It is the best of times, it is the worst of times. In the year 2015, people have access to a breadth and depth of information unimaginable in an earlier age. Everyone contributes in some way, participating to create a living, breathing mediascape. So begins EPIC 2015, a quasi-documentary, quasi-sci-fi video narrative taking the viewer [...]

How your admissions application essay can avoid the yawn

An admissions officer can spot a good personal statement in 5 seconds. How does yours avoid the yawn? A well-written admissions essay gets inside the head of its reader. It invites and engages. It is the final touch of your application, the punctuation on your profile. And it is considered a crucial (if not defining) [...]

Applying to Art School for a BFA

If you are a high school student reading this post, you are probably ignoring your parents' wishes for you to become a biotech engineer, lawyer, doctor, etc., and instead you are pursuing your passion for creativity. Or perhaps, you are reading this with parents who are supportive of your quest to be artist. Either way, [...]

The Art of Admissions Success

Ah, the admissions officer, that mysterious person tucked away behind stacks of applications holding the key to your future. Wouldn't you like to get inside that person's head? Well, you can--not by submitting an application you think an admissions officer wants to see, and not by telepathically influencing this person's decision, but by putting together [...]