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Portfolio Prep (Early College Program)

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop

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The Loop, Downtown/Loop
37 S Wabash Ave
Btwn E Monroe & E Madison Streets
Chicago, Illinois 60603
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Building and room: Sharp 1216
Course number 2441
No Class Nov 30 | Non Credit
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 14 - 18 years old
Average Class Size: 12

What you'll learn in this college readiness class:

In this 5-week course specifically designed for high school juniors and seniors, students work to prepare their portfolio for college applications. Emphasis is placed on editing, sequencing, and adjusting an existing body of work to fully represent the artist. In addition, students learn how to properly document their artwork, create high-quality digital slides, develop an artist statement, and present their portfolio to others. Additional resources such as SAIC's Admissions staff, artist presentations, and the Art Institute of Chicago supplement the course curriculum. 

The course concludes just before most college application deadlines so students are fully prepared to submit their portfolios to the schools of their choice. This course does not cover studio time or techniques—please see our Advanced Projects option for a studio-based class.


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A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers nationally accredited degree programs as well as Continuing Studies programs for adults and children, ages 4-18. Considered one of the most influential art and design schools in the world, SAIC has continuing studies programs available to all skill levels. Students develop their creative and critical abilities while working with renowned faculty, utilizing state-of-the-art resources, and visiting the breath-taking galleries at the Art Institute of Chicago.


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Refund Policy
FOR ADULTS:
  • 100 percent tuition refund prior to the second class.
  • No refunds will be issued after the second class.
FOR KIDS:
  • 100 percent tuition refund prior to Friday, May 13.
  • 100 percent tuition refund less $100 cancellation fee after May 13 and prior to the second class.
  • No refunds will be issued after the second class has met.
Any requests for exceptions to the cancellation policy as stated above must be submitted in writing and accompanied by the school's refund exception form which will be sent to you by CourseHorse after we receive your request.

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Continuing Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) provides the highest quality educational opportunities in art and design through courses tailored exclusively for adults, including teachers, high school students in grades nine through 12, middle...

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