An Application as Creative as the Career
Follow the instructions below to complete and submit your copywriting application.
Mireidys Garcia, Admissions Advisor
Let's to Get to Know You
Answer two (2) of the following questions in a couple of sentences. Be spontaneous. Don’t overthink it. This should only take about 5 minutes.
1. What is your favorite hobby or passion project?
2. What is your best habit…and what’s your worst?
3. What is your mantra?
4. What’s the best mistake you ever made?
Creative Exercises for Future Copywriters
a. If you don’t have example work to show us…
No worries! Choose any two or three (2-3) of the creative exercises below to submit.
b. If you already have examples to show us…
(paintings, drawings, designs, advertising, fashion ideas, videos, tik-toks, blogs, sculptures, poems, photographs, short stories, etc…)
Show us five (5) of your existing pieces, and choose one (1) of the creative exercises below to complete and submit as well.
A good writer gets their point across. A great writer does the same, with half the words and twice the style.
Show your mastery of concise communication by answering two of the prompts below:
- What is your guilty pleasure?
- What can happen in a second?
- Think of an object that describes you and describe it.
- You’re an astronaut. Describe your perfect day.
Want to create an impact? Or humour something?
You belong to the next generation of movers and shakers. Show it by demonstrating your ability to start a conversation. Give us a sample of a few memes or tweets you’d create to speak to a brand or theme.
Shoot for about 5.
A good idea comes before technology.
Choose one of these 3 situations and create a tech product / service / app. You don’t need to worry about the technical details or create a video—just write a few lines about your innovative idea.
- Domestic situations for those who share an apartment with friends.
- Encourage people to collect poop from their pets on the street.
- How to bring people closer even with the social distance during the pandemic.
Walk around your neighborhood. Take at least 5 photos that tell a story. It can be as simple as bikes in your neighborhood, what people leave on their porches and even interesting cracks on the sidewalk.
Write a caption for each image.
Create a short (30-60 seconds) video that shows who you are and what makes you a unique creative. It can be as simple or complex as you like. Whatever shows your personality.
Explore the creative exercises for our other programs.
Next Application Deadline: June 15
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