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For Student Artists and Performers... 
      find your path to shine.

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About The Creative College Journey

Professional Artistic and Creative College Consulting

The Creative College Journey was founded by Scott Barnhardt in 2022 -- an Independent Educational Consulting firm specializing in college admissions for applicants interested in performing and creative arts majors and careers.


CCJ is a full-service college application service and can assist families through the multitude of tasks required of a successful college applications.


The Creative College Journey offers and creates bespoke and individualized packages  for each family we work with... and those rates are based on student's gap needs, family budget and time restraints... with the mission to lower the stress, and maximize the artistry and enjoyment of the process! ​

To get a formal quote for services, sign-up on our mailing list to get access to set-up a FREE no-obligation 1-hour session. 

Sliding scale options are available, please sign-up for a meeting to discuss options and needs. 

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What Makes The Creative College Journey different?

No two artists or students are the same...

And no artistic training institution can guarantee success for your future. That is up to YOU.  


Therefore, tailored and nuanced tactics are required for optimum success. 


And The Creative College Journey prioritizes finding MATCH programs and routes that turn your student's creative DREAMS into actionable GOALS. 

We cover these areas of creative expertise for applicants:

Performance Majors

Acting, Musical Theatre, Acting for Camera, Vocal Performance, Theatre and Theatre Studies (BA)

Dance/Movement Theatre

Dance Performance (BFA), Kinesiology, Dance Science, Physical and Devised Theatre

Academic Creative Studies

Creative Writing, Playwriting, Media Studies, Integrated Arts, Arts & Entertainment Management/Business


Vocal Performance, Songwriting, Jazz Studies, Composition, Commercial Music Production.


Film Production, Screenwriting, Animation, Cinematography, Media Studies

Double Major/Minor

Exploring and identifying programs that allow for multiple lanes of artistic & academic study.

Customized research for any academic or creative major is also available.


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