Creative Colleges: A Guide for Student Actors, Artists, Dancers, Musicians and Writers

Creative Colleges: A Guide for Student Actors, Artists, Dancers, Musicians and Writers

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by Elaina Loveland
     
 

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This comprehensive guide tackles the unique issues of selecting and applying to colleges for aspiring actors, artists, dancers, musicians and writers. As a "creative student" you need to not only find a college that provides a great education but also one that will nurture your talents and prepare you to make a career out of your passion.

Learn step-by-step how

Overview

This comprehensive guide tackles the unique issues of selecting and applying to colleges for aspiring actors, artists, dancers, musicians and writers. As a "creative student" you need to not only find a college that provides a great education but also one that will nurture your talents and prepare you to make a career out of your passion.

Learn step-by-step how to get into college including auditions, admission essays or artistic statements, artistic résumés and portfolios, the SAT and ACT and financial aid.

Discover the truth about being a creative student from real-life profiles of students in each discipline, tips on auditioning and preparing portfolios and frank discussions with top admission directors.

See what works with real examples of artist statements, admission essays and artistic résumés.

Find the perfect college with more than 200 in-depth profiles of art, drama, dance, music and creative writing programs including degrees offered, concentrations, scholarship opportunities and even alumni accomplishments.

Explore all of your options including conservatories, professional schools, liberal arts colleges and universities!

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

“Particularly helpful.”  —Jay Matthews, Washington Post

“A book that can help every high school junior and senior who wants to pursue acting, art, dance, music, and writing at the postsecondary level.”  —Bradford R. MacGowan, EdD, National Association of College Admission Counseling

“A must read for students in the arts or writing who are seeking the best fit in their college choices.”  —Jenifer L. Blair, EdD, vice president for enrollment management, College of Notre Dame of Maryland

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932662467
Publisher:
Supercollege, Llc
Publication date:
07/16/2010
Edition description:
Third edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Elaina Loveland is a journalist, a magazine editor, an adjunct professor, a former dance teacher, and the author of Creative Careers. She has also contributed to Adjunct Advocate, American Careers, Dance Spirit, Dance Teacher, Hispanic Outlook on Higher Education, International Educator, Pointe, and U.S. News and World Report. She lives in Orlando, Florida.

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Creative Colleges: A Guide for Student Actors, Artists, Dancers, Musicians, and Writers 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Helpful and great tool for college planning for kids who have a passion and gift for the arts.