What’s the strongest reason for wanting to get into your first choice art college? And how would it feel when you’re accepted? I have a couple of options to assist you:
My mentoring programme is a 6 month process to prep you, it includes regular meetings and sessions with me, Julie Read of Portfolio Oomph and it includes a full day in January to select and compile your digital portfolio. It culminates your application in February after interviews. If you contact me after September for submissions in January I can fast track you in 3 months. (Those with applications that run into April please call to negotiate your requirements 07815 810797).
>> WHAT DO WE DO? Together, we establish a focused, personal plan including a digital portfolio service.
>> HOW DO WE DO IT? Once signed up, we meet every 2 weeks for one hour (or weekly if on Fast Track). In this hour session we plan, set tasks and review work that has been done. These regular meetings keep you on track to meet your goal of getting into your dream college. I also have a Facebook Group where students can post, get feedback between sessions and meet others being mentored by Portfolio Oomph.
>> HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? I ask for a commitment of 6 months starting in September (or 3 month fast-track if starting later than September) for my mentoring, to enable the best possible chance of your success. For more bespoke arrangements please contact me for prices and payment options.
>> WHERE DOES IT HAPPEN? All coaching meetings will take place at the Portfolio Oomph studio. This is to allow for access to materials, books and other resources. If travelling from Edinburgh by bus please take the Lothian buses route 29 (to Gorebridge NOT Gilmerton), Borders buses route X95 . There is now a rail link which is a short 20 minute train trip on the Borders Railway Tweedbank line. (Full address is 16 Park Road, Newtongrange, Midlothian. EH22 4JW). Mentoring is also offered by Skype.
>> HOW DO YOU ARRANGE AN APPOINTMENT? You can call me on 07815 810797 or email me through our contact page. Once a suitable programme for you has been agreed please click the book appointment button below to book your sesssions online (there is also the opportunity to write a message with your booking)
Portfolio Oomph does not offer refunds on any of its products or services. Portfolio Oomph offers you the best possible chance of creating a portfolio that will secure you a place at art college. However we cannot guarantee that by using my learning materials/mentoring services that you will be accepted to art college. The website, its content and all mentoring services are a support to aid your application, not a passport to a place.
Julie Read (Portfolio Oomph) has PVG Scheme Membership with Disclosure Scotland.
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