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    Foundation Year (43 minutes)
    Kathleen Riano-Eastwood, Foundation Faculty and Michelle Fogel, Chair of Liberal Arts

    Liberal Arts (35 minutes)
    Chair Michelle Fogel & Caitlin Downs, Director of the Writing Center

    Business for Creatives (25 minutes)
    Chair Holly Mosher talking everything careers, Esports, Fashion Merchandising, and more.

    Illustration (40 minutes)
    Chair Robert Young with Alumna Nathalie Pacheco '15

    Animation & Game Art (33 minutes)
    Chair Natasha Warshawsky with senior Adan Harris '23

    Fine Art (51 minutes)
    Chair Becky Blosser 

    Graphic Design (45 minutes)
    Chair Pam Barby

    Photography & Video (45 minutes)
    Chair Eric Weeks with Alumna Julya Nichols '18

    Portfolio How-to: Starting from Nothing (21 minutes)
    Get insider tips to start your portfolio from our admission team.

    Portfolio How-to: Gathering & Presenting Your Work (43 minutes)
    Become a portfolio review pro with our admission team.

    Personal Statement vs. College Essay (25 minutes)
    What's the difference? And which one do you need?

    How to be a Stellar Applicant (18 minutes)
    Secrets to stand out in a pile of applications.