Year One Plus Series

Supplemental to the Architecture, Interior Design, and Landscape first year seminars, this series of opportunities will further introduce first-year students to life at the BAC and provide additional information necessary for success.

Presentation: Cover Letter/Résumé, Portfolio/Mailer
Thursday March 29, 2012 from 4-6 pm
951 Boylston, Boylston Hall
This discussion focuses on the various types of resumes and which one is appropriate for you; highlighting skills vs. experience; good presentation, layout, and formatting; building your design portfolio; what to send as “design examples” as part of a job application; and presenting your portfolio in a job interview. Guest: Lee Peters, Director of Foundation Studios.

Presentation: Segment 1 Academic and Practice Strategies
Thursday April 5, 2012 from 4-6pm
951 Boylston, Boylston Hall
This discussion focuses on what BAC students need to know and do to fulfill the Segment 1 Academic and Practice requirements. Topics include the A and B level Studios, the remaining non-studio courses, Practice Credit and ways of earning it, and the Segment 1 Portfolio Review. Guest: Rebecca Chabot-Wieferich, Assistant Director of Academic Services.

BAC Peer Review*
Thursday April 19, 2012 from 5-7pm
951 Boylston, Boylston Hall
Meet one-one-one with advanced (Segment 2, Thesis) BAC students, and present and receive feedback on your resume and/or portfolio. Hear from those who have been in your shoes and know what it takes to get your foot in the door. To see photos of last year's Peer Review, click here.

*Please note: in order to attend the Peer Review, you must email If you do sign up, it is required that you attend. Please consider your school, work, and personal schedules carefully before signing up. Business casual attire is required.