Undergraduate: Page 4

Advice to Jazz Applicants

August 8, 2013

Thinking of applying to Eastman’s Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz and Contemporary Media (JCM)?  Here is some advice from our faculty to help you do your best: Study with a jazz teacher during high school.  Once you know that you want to pursue a jazz degree, work closely with your school music director and/or […]


May Checklist for High School Juniors

May 16, 2013

The New York Times recently published a helpful checklist for high school juniors preparing for the college application process.  This list includes good general advice for all college-bound juniors, regardless of intended major. My favorite tip is “finish the school year in a strong fashion.”  For students applying to music schools, here are a few […]


Countdown tips for International Applicants

December 17, 2012

Sean (Yusheng) Xue is a senior saxophonist at Eastman. Coming from China, he understands the differences between the application process of the two countries and the extra work that international applicants have to do. Here are his tips of how to make your application process as an international student easier and more successful. Read this […]


Q & A with a Current Eastman Student

December 12, 2012

The following guest post was written by one of our current undergraduate percussionists.  We hope you enjoy this insider’s perspective on being a student at Eastman! As a prospective student, it can be difficult to get a gist of what it’s really like to be a student at Eastman.  My name is Ariel Jackson and […]


On-Campus auditions start today

January 27, 2012

Today is the first of five on-campus Friday Audition Days at Eastman.  We are excited to be welcoming such a wonderful group of auditionees and their families to our campus.  Your schedule will be busy while you are here, but make sure you find some time to talk with our current students.  We wish you […]


Welcome to the Eastman Admissions Blog

November 29, 2011

Greetings from the Eastman Admissions Office! We are starting this blog to give you timely updates and tips on the admissions process at Eastman.  Whether you are a current applicant, a prospective student, a parent, or a teacher, we hope you will find helpful information here. Stay tuned, and feel free to join in the […]