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Expert College Portfolio Counseling

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Benefit from a 90 minute video conference or phone meeting to ask college and portfolio questions with Barry Beach, a college counselor specializing in the visual arts and design. Discuss where to study, programs to consider, admission chances and strategies on how to make your portfolio stronger.

About Barry:

Services Offered
College Counseling Services

• The initial meeting provides a "college checkup" - seeing where students are on their college path & provides a customized guide of next steps
• Interest assessment to help students determine what to study in college
• Developing a college list and narrowing choices to find a good college "fit" based on interests
• Developing admissions strategy - determining whether to apply early decision, early action or regular decision.
• Making the most of college visits - what to look for and ask
• Discuss standardized tests (SAT / ACT) and testing strategies
• Advice for selecting recommends
• Reviewing college essays and making suggestions for improvement
• Tips for Funding college - financial aid, merit aid and strategically planning where to apply
• Researching colleges and college programs
• Assist with the college transfer process for students changing colleges


Specialized College Counseling Services for Visual Artists

I offer unique college counseling services for visual artists and students applying to art, architecture, design, film, game design and animation programs, including portfolio preparation:

• Feedback on current portfolio and providing ways to improve 
• Develop a portfolio for the major(s) students are interested in applying
• Extracurricular programs and courses to take for portfolio preparation
• Portfolio photography - full-service photography services to ensure your portfolio looks great
• Digital image editing to improve image quality
• Visual art tutoring for one-on-one art advising for students needing personalized art instruction

Please read more at my art counseling website: