Basically parents want the best for their children in education is no exception. Parents would certainly choose the best education for them. For example, if their child wants to become an architect so far the day before the boy went to university then the parents will looking for the good college for them. Parent’s obsession with finding good college leads to some complications, primary they can not define “What are the criteria of a good college exactly or “What really distinguishes an architect school is better than another?”. Whether the alumni, the lectures, the school curriculum, or earnings of its graduates? So there are many things to deliberate selecting a good architecture college.

Choice of parents is not necessarily the best choice for their children. The best things that need to be taken into account in selecting the good architect college are to pay attention to what is needed by students. Some things to be concerned about in selecting a good college are including the school faculty, location, school fees, university facilities, and other programs outside of education such as sports facilities, student dormitories and so forth.

If you are a parent that having a charge in selecting architecture school for your children, the list below is some factors that you should pay attention when choosing a good architecture college. These aspects are can be applied for electing another programs such as top photography school, top graphic designs colleges, or top interior schools. Here are some things that need to be considered:

Faculty
Does the school provide a variety courses? Like architecture and landscape, art and design history, 3D design, communication design, fine art, and etc. These diversity of programs offered students to make a choice a subject area of interest.

Job Placement
Our goal is none other university entry is to get a proper job in the future. If the university has a job placement will be very easy for its graduates to obtain employment information.

Facilities
A good university has huge facilities. This facility will help students to complete their study such as laboratories, studios, library, good lectures, good buildings, student dormitories, sport center, and forth.

Alumni
Take time to investigate about the alumni who came from a particular architecture college because this way help you to know how much graduates from certain universities are absorbed in the employment sector. Beside that we can also see how big the alumni network from this particular university that very influential at the time we are looking for a job.

Grants and Scholarships
Universities that offer scholarships should be a priority of our choice because we know that going into university need a lot of money. The cost of higher education is very expensive and we can reduce it if we obtain scholarships or grants.

Internship Program
With the internship program then we can make appropriate working practices in education that we have so we can have work experience that we can use to apply for jobs.

Those are the things that we should consider in choosing a good university; especially a good architecture college and I hope this article can provide useful information for parents and students who will proceed to the school of architecture.

Did you know:

According to US News and World Reports the following are the top 2010 National Schools offering Art majors

1.      Yale University – New Haven, CT
2.      University of Chicago – Chicago, IL
3.      Northwestern University – Evanston, IL
4.      Brown University – Providence, RI
5.      Rice University – Houston, TX

 

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