Comparing Residence Halls and Apartments: Where Should You Live in ... Comparing Residence Halls and Apartments in College. 15 Flares Twitter 4 Facebook 1 Google+ 2 StumbleUpon 1 LinkedIn 2 inShare2 Pin It Share 4 4 Buffer 1 Filament.io 15 Flares × When students get accepted to art or design programs near their hometown, they have the luxury of staying at home. It’s a great way to save significant sums on housing. But for most students a major move is usually required to a neighboring city or even out of their state to be near the college or university where they got accepted. Several housing choices exist and you need to decide what suits you best to be able to study and network effectively a during your stay at college. Normally, freshmen students choose between living in a residence or an apartment. Before we take a closer look on the pros and of both housing options, you must learn the different factors that come into play when making a decisionabout where to live once you’re in college.
Distance English: The green space at the center of campus. Privacy and Freedom We need privacy (Photo credit: Walt Jabsco) How to Get into Great College Animation Programs - Interview with M... Blog | How to Make an Art Portfolio for College. Online Art Courses #admissions #courses #college #portfolio #art #online. 120 Marketing Tactics for New Blogs [Infographic] Millions of brands are now incorporating their traditional plans in their online marketing campaigns. The need to further reach out to their potential customers is the motivation of modern marketers to look for effective ways on how they can connect and engage with their targeted audience. Blogging is one of these cost-efficient, proven and tested ways for a successful online marketing campaign. It offers several benefits such as user interaction (comments, shares), customer acquisition and higher rankings on SERPs given that search engines favor fresh over old content.
However, one of the biggest challenges of aspiring bloggers today is how they can promote a blog that is new or doesn’t get any traction since they launch their websites. Today, I want to share with you an infographic that covers the basic and advance tips on how to promote your blog. Notes from World Connects 2 Conference. 6 Flares Twitter 2 Facebook 1 Google+ 1 StumbleUpon 1 LinkedIn 1 inShare1 Pin It Share 0 Buffer 0 Filament.io 6 Flares × Click on the images to view them in full size. I’m ready and set to help empower and inspire my students with all the that I learned at World Connects 2. It’s what I love to do… Like this: Like Loading...
Portprep Fulfills Another Student’s Dream, Gets Her into College! by PortPrep. PortPrep Fulfills Another Student’s Dream_ Gets Her into College_ PortPrep Fulfills Another Student’s Dream, Gets Her into College! Fulfills Another Student's Dream, Gets Her into College! 26 Flares Twitter 4 Facebook 1 Google+ 2 StumbleUpon 10 LinkedIn 5 inShare5 Pin It Share 3 Buffer 1 Filament.io 26 Flares × Karen’s 100% acceptance rate lives on!
After completing a degree in another discipline, Zoe realized she would not be happy. She decided to follow her dream and apply to design school last minute. When she got the news she was accepted on the first day of classes, the 23-year old student said she jumped up and down on her bed, screaming for joy like a kid! Here is a picture of her after learning how to draw a perspective of a chair, render it with marker and add a cast shadow. Here’s what she wrote as a testimonial in a thank you card to me: “Karen, I want to thank you for all of your help in completing my portfolio. If you have the passion for art and design just like Zoe, even without any background or experience, then be part of my 100% acceptance rate - click here and I will coach and help you create a winning art portfolio!
P.S. Like this: Like Loading... 26 Tips for Using Instagram for Business. Are you wondering how to use images and short video to enhance your customers’ experience? Have you considered creating a brand profile on Instagram to make your brand visible to a new market? Getting started on Instagram is fairly straightforward. Simply sign up for an account (e.g., use the same name as your Twitter handle), add a profile photo (e.g., brand logo) and a link to your website, connect your account to Facebook and let your followers know they can follow you there. It’s what to do next that presents a difficulty for many brands. What follows are 26 tips and brand examples, an A-Z guide, for capitalizing on a business presence on Instagram. #1: Acquaint Yourself With How to Use Instagram for Business Businesses have been flocking to Instagram in droves.
Instagram's blog will help keep you in the know. Check it out and add it to your reader to keep up to date on some of the coolest ways to use the Instagram platform for business. #3: Cultivate a Following #4: Debut Videos Over to You. Today. More Tips for Taking Pictures of Art from the Experts. More Tips for Taking Pictures of Art from the Experts by PortPrep. More Tips for Taking Pictures of Art from the Experts. 27 Flares Twitter 6 Facebook 4 Google+ 4 StumbleUpon 1 LinkedIn 6 inShare6 Pin It Share 6 Buffer 0 Filament.io 27 Flares × Last week, we published an article filled with great tips and advice for students about how to take pictures of artwork for their art portfolio.
This time, we’re featuring advanced tips for taking pictures of art from several artists with tons of experience in photography from the Art Marketing group at LinkedIn. This post should further help art students refine the photos to be included in their portfolio. More importantly, the tips for taking pictures featured here will teach people the best practices in photography that could open the door for them to take up this discipline more seriously, if not turn it into a professional career.
Toronto-based Dave Rheaume has been working as a television director and editor for the past 28 years. Paint easel (Photo credit: Mouse) I take my paintings outside and set them up on an easel or against a wall. Like this: Like Loading... What it Means To Have Disability Support Services in College. 26 Flares Twitter 6 Facebook 6 Google+ 3 StumbleUpon 1 LinkedIn 6 inShare6 Pin It Share 2 Buffer 2 Filament.io 26 Flares × If you have just registered as an art student this fall at college or university, please take the initiative to register at your school’s disability support services.
Most colleges and universities have supports for students with special needs. If you are just selecting a school now for next year research the supports the school offers. Disability support services can provide you with a classroom helper to take notes for you or carry items too large and difficult for you. Many provide counselling support and can put you in contact with a network of personal care workers, local doctors and tutors. No matter what the concern might be with your health whether physical, mental, or a learning disability; it is wise to register with the support office right at the beginning of the academic year.
A nameless sadness… Art journal page about post-partum depression. Like this: Olympic Gold Medalist Helps Art Students Win the Acceptance Race. Olympic gold medalist Mark McKoy reveals the surprisingly simple secrets of how he broke his 12 year losing streak so that students can get on the right track and beat the odds like he did. Guelph, ON (I-Newswire) September 3, 2013 - Mark's determination to win gold inspires students to persevere against tough odds and get into the most competitive art and design colleges. In an odd match McKoy teams up with PortPrep to close the gap left by secondary school boards, delivering the kind of coaching today's college applicants need to compete. McKoy refused to give up even after continued loses in three consecutive Olympic Games and World Championships.
Barcelona was his fourth and last shot at winning the Olympics. Mark was 10 years older than his competitors, was recovering from surgery and faced the 1:22,000,000 odds of winning the Olympics; but McKoy had a unique strategy that trumped his younger cohorts. Mark shares his wisdom with me the head portfolio coach for PortPrep. How a Bipolar Artist Overcame Her Disabilities and Found Success. How a Bipolar Artist Overcame Her Disabilities and Found Success by PortPrep. How a Bipolar Artist Overcame Her Disabilities and Found Success. 18 Flares Twitter 5 Facebook 5 Google+ 3 StumbleUpon 2 LinkedIn 2 inShare2 Pin It Share 1 2 Buffer 0 Filament.io 18 Flares × In this post, we have the privilege to introduce to you Elaine Asplind Russell, a professional artist who overcame her disability and has carved a niche for herself in the art industry. Below is her words of wisdom on how she used art as a platform to showcase her skills and to empower art students all over the world that no obstacle will be difficult as long as you have the will and desire to succeed.
Note: The article sent over by Ms. Russell has been edited for readability purposes. I am a professional, working, artist who happens to have been diagnosed with Bipolar illness years ago. I am writing this to show you that it is possible to overcome the odds and not let your diagnosis rule you or ruin your dreams of success. In order to be a professional, working artist, I needed to put in long hours, poor pay, and sometimes not the most optimal working conditions. Art Portfolio by High School Student Steals Scholarship at Last Minute. The Fundamentals of Figure Drawings for Your Art Portfolio by PortPrep. The Fundamentals of Figure Drawings for Your Art Portfolio. The Fundamentals of Figure Drawings for Your Art Portfolio. 21 Flares Twitter 8 Facebook 5 Google+ 3 StumbleUpon 1 LinkedIn 3 inShare3 Pin It Share 1 1 Buffer 0 Filament.io 21 Flares × This article is a guest post from Kenzo Fry of lovelifedrawing.
If you are an art student applying for fine art, fashion design, illustration or animation then having figure drawing in your entrance art portfolio are a must. In some fields showing a near mastery is essential to gaining acceptance particularly in animation and entertainment design. You’ll find these tips from Kenzo a great place to start: Figure drawings are an important part of your portfolio.
Many young students we see at life drawing tend to be hunched over an A4 sketchbook with a pencil. By Mayko Fry. Drawing on a larger scale and using a less precise drawing instrument will help you to draw with your whole arm, instead of limiting your range of movement to just the rotation of your wrist and the movement of your fingers. English: Drawing in sketchbook (Photo credit: Wikipedia) By Mayko Fry. How to Survive Freshman Year as an Art Student: 26 Practical Tips by PortPrep.
How to Survive Freshman Year as an Art Student: 26 Practical Tips. How to Survive Freshman Year as an Art Student: 26 Practical Tips by PortPrep. Things to Know About SlideRoom Before Uploading Your Art Portfolio by PortPrep. Things to Know About SlideRoom Before Uploading Your Art Portfolio. Things to Know About SlideRoom Before Uploading Your Art Portfolio. 12 Flares Twitter 5 Facebook 1 Google+ 0 StumbleUpon 4 LinkedIn 0 inShare0 Pin It Share 1 1 Buffer 1 Filament.io 12 Flares × Back in the day, college applicants in any art and design program will be asked to submit their portfolios through mail.
People prepare an art portfolio made of 35mm slides that shows all their creative works. Painting, sculptors, and 3D art are photographed and turned to slides that will be included in the portfolio. The portfolio is then delivered to the school and will be checked by the professors. Nowadays, applicants can register for an account and upload scanned photos of their works. Such convenience and efficiency in the evaluation of art portfolio are made available by SlideRoom. SlideRoom is a portfolio management tool that lets applicants upload their artworks so reviewers can easily manage the stream of portfolios they receive during college admissions.
For professors, SlideRoom allows them to streamline the process of reviewing student portfolios. What Art Students with Disabilities Think of Art Colleges in Canada by PortPrep. What Art Students with Disabilities Think of Art Colleges in Canada. What Art Students with Disabilities Think of Art Colleges in Canada. 21 Flares Twitter 6 Facebook 1 Google+ 2 StumbleUpon 4 LinkedIn 3 inShare3 Pin It Share 1 Buffer 4 Filament.io 21 Flares × A while back, PortPrep.com owner Karen Kesteloot exchanged e-mails with a parent of a child named Mark who has Cerebral Palsy and wishes to apply to an art program in college. Karen worked one on one with Mark in her studio to help him build the skills he needed to apply to college and help him decide on a discipline in the arts he would love and be able to excel at despite his health concerns. One of the main side effects of Cerebral Palsy is their inability to take control of motor skills. With the help of daily acupuncture and physical therapy, Mark is lucky to not only be highly functional compared to many children with Cerebral Palsy, but also is a very intelligent young man who possesses a high degree of ability in the arts.
Karen provided helpful information that guided the parent through her child’s college admissions. Like this: Like Loading... How to Take Pictures of Artwork for Your Art Portfolio. 84 Flares Twitter 18 Facebook 11 Google+ 7 StumbleUpon 25 LinkedIn 3 inShare3 Pin It Share 15 14 Buffer 5 Filament.io 84 Flares × A Nikon D90 Digital SLR Camera in “liveview” mode. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) When making your art portfolio to be sent to art and design schools for review, you will have to take pictures or scans of your artworks to convert into digital files. An increasing number of colleges and and universities are asking for digital portfolios in the form of PDFs, JPGs and digital or on-line slideshows as their required portfolio submission format. Some works are best photographed while others will be captured best as scanned images. You could have a professional photograph your works for the absolute best results but it is really not necessary to go through that expense when students have easy access to quality equipment and editing software.
Without further ado, below are tips on how to take pictures of artwork to be included in your art portfolio. Sources: Like this: What Allan Beaver Wants from Art Students and Their Portfolios. What Allan Beaver Wants from Art Students and their Portfolios by PortPrep. Portprep's Photostream. Six Ways to Grow a LinkedIn Group, Tips From the Pros. Are you part of a LinkedIn group that has stalled? Do you want to create a LinkedIn group? LinkedIn groups can be a great way to network with your customers, peers and other professionals in your industry. But it can be challenging to grow your group and get the people you want to join and participate in the discussions.
We asked the pros to share their best tips to grow your LinkedIn groups. Follow these tips and you’ll find it easier to create the type of community you’re looking for. #1: Use Email to Send Invitations That Convert Viveka Von Rosen You’ll need to send out invitations to get your contacts to join your LinkedIn group and LinkedIn has a form for you to do this. The default LinkedIn message that’s sent when you fill out the form below is: “Subject: Name invites you to join Group” and “Welcome Message: I would like to invite you to join my group on LinkedIn.”
Standard LinkedIn group invitations can be boring. Let’s face it. Let’s take a look at how this works. Mike Delgado. What Allan Beaver Wants from Art Students and Their Portfolios. 56 Flares Twitter 9 Facebook 1 Google+ 1 StumbleUpon 44 LinkedIn 0 inShare0 Pin It Share 1 1 Buffer 0 Filament.io 56 Flares × Allan Beaver was and is ahead of his time.
Considered as one of the top 100 creative people in America and inducted to the 1997 Art Directors Club Hall of Fame, Allan Beaver is living testament to the success of brazen ideas that paved the way to cutting-edge advertising. His work at Levine Huntley Schmidt & Beaver has helped their clients get into the CLIO Finals, an award-giving body that recognizes creative communications in advertising. In particular, he was responsible for creating Matchbox Ad Campaigns geared towards adults that got their largest orders from major retailers. Karen Kesteloot from PortPrep has had the privilege to interview Prof Allan Beaver on what art and design schools are looking for from college applicants and their art portfolios. Be passionate in the arts.
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