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Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (1), Grades (8), Sports/Extracurriculars (3), College Essay (2)
Honestly, as long as you didn't fail every gradeDec 15 2015Other
Honestly, as long as you didn't fail every grade in school, you'll get in. I had a couple of honors, 3.3 GPA, 1550 (pretty average grades) and decent talent. I got about half of the whole cost covered.
If you're poor like me but still wanna comeAug 03 2015Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc
If you're poor like me but still wanna come here, do it. Just take a couple of years in community college before you go here-- take english, math science, experience regular academic classes then come. Getting in is not hard, if you have a good portfolio you most likely get a merit scholarship. Read up about art before you come, watch art21 episodes, visit museums and read things like Barthes, Susan Sontag and Walter Benjamin so you're not completely clueless like me and you'll be fine. There is a series of books called Documents of Contemporary arts by Whitechapel that will also help you.

Good luck.
ACT: 25 Female

Everyone /gets/ in, it's a matter of staying inMay 17 2015Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc
The typical things required to get into any artJan 28 2015Video/Media
The typical things required to get into any art school. Write a killer essay, send in your transcripts, develop 10-15 strong pieces of work and get someone to write you a recommendation letter.
I had to complete a huge portfolio and artistNov 16 2014Other
I had to complete a huge portfolio and artist statement. This is very normal for an art school.
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