Applying to Otis College of Art and Design is easy however, many art students worry about the portfolio and essay requirement. Viewing art portfolio samples online by Otis art students may help. The art school has an e-portfolio page where art students can share their work with the online audience. The student art work in these portfolios can be described in one word, inspiring.
Writing an essay for the art school application
Now for essay, write a simple one-page essay and describe “a significant person or experience that has influenced your decision to become an artist or designer.” Don’t over think this. Write from your heart about whom or what inspired you to create. Then, put your essay aside for a day. The next day edit it and have someone else proof read it. Now your essay is ready to submit.
Once your portfolio and essay are done you are ready to apply to Otis College of Art and Design. Fill out the online application and pay a $60 fee. Submit your portfolio, essay, transcripts and if you are applying straight out of high school, your SAT or ACT test scores. The art college has an online application process that makes applying easy for any aspiring art student.