Theater Gap Year Programs for 2022-2023

Looking for a Theater-Based Gap Year Program? Check These Out! If you’re a theater student considering a gap year before college, then you’ve come to the right place. Gap years and gap semesters are becoming an increasingly popular option for many young people and can take on many different forms. There are also many reasons […]

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Arts Admissions in the COVID-19 Era

This time of year is always a roller coaster for college-bound high school seniors and their parents – waiting for decisions, celebrating acceptances, dealing with rejection, figuring out financial aid, and the big one: choosing a college to attend. But most years aren’t like this one. A year into the pandemic, the ups and downs […]

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How to Ace Your College Admissions Interview

How to Ace Your College Admissions Interview: Questions to Expect, Questions to Ask, and What Not to Do – Interviews are a vital part of the college admissions process for performing and visual arts students. Arts applicants come face-to-face with both admissions officers and faculty as part of the audition or portfolio review process. Even […]

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Admissions Plans: Early Action vs. Early Decision for Arts Applicants

Yes, there is Early Action (EA) and Early Decision (ED) for arts applicants too! These are increasingly popular options for high school seniors embarking on the college application process. For performing and visual arts applicants, there are essential deadlines to understand when applying. Early Action and Early Decision I/II* are options at many colleges and […]

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Do you have what it takes to major in the arts?

Do you have what it takes to major in the performing or visual arts? Ask yourself these 9 questions. Wondering how you stack up against other college-bound students in the performing and visual arts? We all know how competitive the top-tiered college arts programs can be. The good news is that beyond the most prestigious schools, there […]

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10 Ways to Show the Love to College Admissions and Faculty

Make a personalized impression as a student and an artist.  No matter where you are in the college search process, former college deans of admissions who now consult at ArtsBridge will tell you there are several actions you can take to personally stand out. The steps below can be applied to different phases of your search […]

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What To Do When You’re Wait Listed

You’ve waited and waited for months for an admissions decision, only to find that you’re wait-listed at one of your top choice schools. How can you deal with this college decision purgatory? First: Understand what what a wait list is, how it works, and what it means to be on one. This isn’t fun to hear, but […]

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10 College Interview Questions To Ask

Make an impression by showing interest with a few key questions.   In our September ArtsBlog post, 10 College Interview Questions to Expect, we prepared you for the type of dialog you’re likely to encounter. This month, we’re taking a look at the flip side by helping you prepare engaging college interview questions for you […]

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