Best Colleges for Architecture

Recorded Thursday, December 10 at 10:00 PM

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About this livestream

Description

If you're interested in arts, engineering, and aesthetics, architecture might be the major for you. Maybe you're exploring the subject for the first time, or perhaps you're already an expert and designing and prototyping various structures.

Regardless, Elias Miller is here to help you dive deeper into the architecture major and learn all about how to choose a school that will support your endeavors. We'll cover high school preparation, what to expect in college, as well as the various forms your future career can take.

Don't miss this opportunity to get an insider look at the architecture field. And come with questions - here at CollegeVine, our goal is to demystify higher education to better help you determine - and achieve - your goals.

Your host

Undergrad College: Harvard University '16

Major: Music

Graduate College: University of Michigan, M.M.

Work Experience: Now in my third year at CollegeVine, I have helped dozens of students gain acceptance to their top-choice schools and have also advised and mentored hundreds more through my livestreams. I am also a professional conductor and a multi-instrumentalist, and I currently serve as the music director of the Apollo Ensemble of Boston and as Opera Saratoga's assistant conductor. I have led symphonic concerts and operatic productions throughout the United States, and I'm looking forward to making my international conducting debut in Vienna this fall.

My Admissions Story: Initially interested in pursuing a career as a performing cellist, I applied almost exclusively to music schools with dual and double degree options and ultimately enrolled in the Tufts University/New England Conservatory Dual Degree Program. Unhappy with the combined program and worried I'd never feel like I was fully a student at either school, I logged back into CommonApp.org in October of my freshman year. I can't say I went about the transfer process in the smartest way (I only applied to two schools!), but Harvard miraculously accepted me (or 'excepted me' as I wrote in a celebratory Facebook post that day - no one ever let me live that one down), and the rest was history.

Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Elias and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
15:24Donna:It is common to dual degree with Environmental Science
27:46Anonymous:Do you know if any of these colleges offer high school programs or summer programs?
28:37Anonymous:Repeat the first school you just mentioned again.
28:58Anna:We missed the first part of the video. Is this recorded?
29:46Cissy:Do you have any information about Virginia Tech?