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  Portfolio Advice

Finally, here is advice to keep in mind going forward:

  • Find out what you want to do and what you don’t want to do in the future throughout the course. Showcase the kind of projects you want to attract.
  • It’s about showing your thought process and approach. The standard format is to show what problem there was and how you solved it with explanations of different stages you went through.
  • The website should be easy to maintain. If it’s a hassle just to add or update a project, it’ll prevent you from keeping the content fresh. Let the projects shine without being bogged down by maintaining the site itself.
  • Check for typos. Even a couple typos will make your entire work unprofessional and look rushed. Ask your friends to proofread before you publish it online.
  • Think about a person who sees your work for the first time and makes sure it flows naturally. Ask someone new to review your work periodically.
  • Make sure you have permission to post a project. You can also apply visual tricks to hide details, such as blurring out texts or displaying images in an angle.