> these days,
> proficiancy in the arts and languages is what sets students apart from other
> students. He said that college aps that demonstrate study/achievement in the
> arts (voice, instrument, or fine art) are the applications that will get that
> extra bump, even above achievements in sports.
> I think if parents/students/counselors were aware of this...there might be a
> huge change in attitude re: art classes.
Wish I could believes this is true
I'm still battling a guidance department that suggests not to take art
"because it is too hard."
But, I know for a fact, that the colleges are looking for kids that have
some sense of articullation about the choices they make.