Performing and visual arts applicants have unique needs in the application process.



Vocal Music

Vocal Music

Instrumental Music

Instrumental Music





Animation / Film

Animation / Film

College Advising

for Performing & Visual Arts Students

 Like other college advisors, we offer expertise in college searches, completing applications, and essay brainstorming and editing. However, in addition, we offer a unique understanding of the role performing and visual arts can play in this process. We can work with you to use your passion and talents to your advantage in your college application.

Best Fit Edu provides expert guidance for students entering fields in the performing arts and visual arts. Through collaboration with our network of professionals in the fields of vocal and musical performance, musical composition, dance and visual art, we help students prepare for college programs that require auditions, portfolios and specialized supplements.

Best Fit Edu students have prepared portfolios and auditions for diverse fields such as graphic arts, architecture, painting, contemporary dance, musical composition, acting, jazz , classical music, and many more fields including film making and directing and screen writing.


Questions we can help you answer

How can I combine my love of performing and the arts with academics?

  • Am I ready for a conservatory or BFA?

  • What if I want a career as an artist, but don’t want to limit my options?

  • Can I use my talents as an advantage to get into a selective college?

Here are some of the excellent programs our students have been admitted to:

  • Cleveland Institute of Music

  • The Colburn School

  • Crane School of Music (SUNY Potsdam)

  • Eastman School of Music

  • Ithaca College, School of Music

  • Jacobs School of Music (Indiana University)

  • Juilliard School of Music

  • Lawrence University School of Music

  • Peabody Conservatory

  • California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)

  • Maryland Institute College of the Arts (MICA)

  • University of North Carolina School of the Arts (NC)

  • Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)

  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)

  • School of Visual Arts (SVA)

  • Boston School of Architecture

  • Chinese University of Hong Kong (architecture)

  • Woodbury University (architecture)