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Elevate Your Application to Stand Out!

  1. Tell a story about yourself and your interest in the subject. Faculty look for students with diverse backgrounds and attitudes. The better the instructor can understand your motivations and approach, the more likely he or she will be to keep you in mind in constructing the final class list.
  2. Write a well-crafted paragraph or two for the application questions.
  3. Proofread and share your essays with an advisor, family member, or friend.
  4. Keep an open mind about what might interest you. Remember that while some seminars are over-subscribed, others will have spaces available after the application deadline.  Prior artistic training is not required unless otherwise noted in the course description and application.
  5. Save your applications as you write, and be aware of deadlines. Your application will not be accepted after the deadline.