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!