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College Decisions: Finding The Right Fit
Congratulations! You’ve been admitted to some great colleges, and now it’s time to decide where to go! Attending an art school is about learning, growing, and discovery both as an artist, and an individual, so you’ll want to find the perfect environment to facilitate that. This can be a struggle, but we have some helpful pointers and things to think about when making that decision.
One of the best and most important ways to determine if a college is right for you is to visit the campus. You can see campus life in action! You’ll know what feels right when you’re there. Make sure you can get an understanding of the curriculum, as well as a sense of the class sizes. Ask yourself, will the school challenge you? Will you enjoy the coursework?
Geographic location and resources can also be a big deciding factor. Consider: Is campus in a place that you’ll enjoy? Are you close to other cities that have something to offer? What are the resources that I’ll want on campus and in the surrounding area?
College is a big investment, so finances are important - sit down with someone who can help you determine if the school is affordable for you. You can go over your financial aid packages and compare costs. If you have any questions about it, contact the financial aid office of that school.
April 05, 2015