If you think you need a little guidance on your portfolio you’re not alone…..

If you think you need a little guidance on your portfolio you’re not alone…..

The sooner you get started on your portfolio the better. Most schools require 10-15 pieces for your portfolio, so you should shoot to make 20 + so you can pick the best of the best to submit to admissions. Generally Admissions at the Top Art Schools want to see originality and skill in each piece. [...]

Parsons Home Test “The Parsons Challenge”

PARSONS CHALLENGE INSTRUCTIONS All BFA, BBA, BS, and BA/BFA program applicants must complete the Parsons Challenge and submit it to the Admission Committee. Submissions for the Parsons Challenge are accepted through SlideRoom only. CDs, DVDs, slides, original artwork, PowerPoint presentations, binders, and flash drives will not be accepted. The challenge: Explore something usually overlooked within your daily environment. Choose one object, [...]

MFA Lighting Design

MFA Lighting Design   Ashcan Studio student work for MFA Lighting Design admissions  Contact: Parsons Graduate Programs (PS 300) Office of Admission 72 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10011 phone: 212.229.8989 email: thinkparsons@newschool.edu   Deadline: Applications received after January 10 will be considered on a rolling basis. Spring term admission is not offered for this [...]

Ashcan at Parsons – The New School for Design

This week  five Ashcan students took a tour of Parsons - The New School for Design.  When we arrived, Katie who is a senior at Parsons welcomed us. She showed the students several different departments as well as the recently opened ultra-modern University Hall on 13th street. The tour started at the Parson's Welcome Center [...]