Monday, August 25, 2014

Earn Your Degree in Game Design and Programming!

As competition continues to increase in the job market, many people are looking for new, unique and exciting careers that they can pursue. While a career in media continues to be a popular choice for students, many don't quite realize the variety of job opportunities that are available under this field of study. At Bramson ORT College, we expand on traditional media studies in our Game Design and Programming department!

Multimedia artists and animators are responsible for creating animation and visual effects for television, movies, video games, computer software and more. If you're interested in media and seek a creative position, then a degree in Game Design and Programming could be exactly what you need to get your foot in the door!

To obtain an Associates Degree in Game Design and Programming, students are not required to have any previous experience in game design OR programming! Our experienced instructors will introduce students to a variety of computer programs and teach them the necessary skills needed for employment in the game design industry through courses such as Introduction to Game Design, C++ Programming, Game Audio Development and Mobile Application Development.

For more information, click here or contact our Computer Technology Department at (718) 261-5800 ext. 105!

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Financial Aid FAQs

It's no surprise that college costs are rising with each academic year, and as a result, students are overwhelmed with the stress of student loans now more than ever. Since tuition is unavoidable, many students rely on scholarships and financial aid services to help them cover the cost of their college career. 

At Bramson ORT College, we understand that the process of applying for financial aid can be intimidating since you are dealing with such a large sum of money. That's why we've compiled a list of some of the top financial aid FAQs to help you get started!

Q: Where do I begin?
A: The best way to apply for federal financial aid is by filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, otherwise known as FAFSA, at In order to begin, you will need a copy of your parents' and/or your most recent federal tax return and the Bramson ORT College code number - 104662.

Q: When do I apply?
A: The sooner you file for financial aid the better. This will help you determine if and when you will have to cover any additional costs before payments are due.

Q: Am I eligible for financial aid?
A: You are eligible to apply for financial aid if you are a U.S citizen or eligible non-citizen, enrolled full-time (for most financial aid programs), are not in default on a previous student loan or do not owe a refund on previously received financial aid, and have not been convicted of possessing or selling illegal drugs while receiving financial aid.

Q: What state and federal financial aid programs are available?
A: There are many financial aid opportunities for students, such as Federal Pell Grants, FSEOG, Federal Work Study, Federal Subsidized/Unsubsidized Direct Loans and the Tuition Assistance Program. For more financial aid programs, click here.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Why Choose Bramson ORT College?

Are you in the process of selecting a college that can help you prepare for a career? Choosing a college can be a difficult task, especially when there are so many schools and programs to choose from. Before making a final decision, it's important to do your share of research to make sure that you're getting the best experience for the best price in addition to making sure that you choose a school that is reputable.

So why choose Bramson ORT? The following are just a few reasons why you should apply to Bramson ORT today:
  1. We are an accredited, not-for-profit technical college that prides ourselves on offering outstanding programs at an affordable price.
  2. 80% of Bramson graduates have secured jobs in their field of study.
  3. We offer flexible classes to cater to all students' schedules. Classes are offered during the day, evening, Sundays and online.
  4. Our classrooms are equipped with state of the art equipment to give students the best training possible.
  5. We keep our class sizes small so that professors and students can connect on a personal basis.
Need some more convincing? Click here to learn more about why you should choose Bramson ORT!

At Bramson ORT College, we provide our students with an education that will give them the skills needed to excel in their chosen field. We're staffed with dedicated and experienced professors who are fully committed to providing the highest levels of instruction to their students. For more information on the opportunities we offer, contact us at 718-619-4299 today!