Our students leave The Book Shop with a portfolio that showcases a wide range of skills. They have been able to hit the ground running at some of the top Ad agencies around the world, including:


Chiat Day, Saatchi & Saatchi, Dailey & Associates, Team One, Rubin Postaer & Associates and Deutsch, just to name a few.


Hear what our students have to say about their time at The Book Shop:




"This class has completely changed the way I think an idea should be presented. There's a whole science and art to it I wasn't aware of and now that I understand it better, I'm more confident I'll be able to put together a great portfolio. I've already recommended The Book Shop to people who aren't even interested in the ad world. I think it's a great opportunity for anyone who would like to one day capitalize on their creativity."

G. Traverso
LA Intro/Spring '18

"I had started trying to do spec ads on my own prior to enrolling in The Book Shop. The Book Shop saved me from what could have been a very awkward and under-developed portfolio. I have learned more in introductory than in a lot of classes I took at NYU undergrad. I mean that. I see a bright future for my advertising career based on The Book Shop. It really feels like a community, and in a world as enormous and intimidating as advertising, it's really nice to have a real classroom to attend and a real teachers and classmates to collaborate with and learn from."

E. Brophy
LA Intro/Spring '18

"I feel like this class gave me the basis to form a really strong portfolio, thanks to the feedback from my instructor, the freedom to explore all of my ideas, and a creative environment where I don't fear failure."

J. Handke
LA Intermediate/Spring '18

"The instructor was highly enthusiastic when teaching and critiquing, which kept all of us engaged. This class is a great way to continue building the foundation for a career in the creative end of advertising."

D. Davies
LA Advanced One/Spring '18

"I now feel very confident that I'll not only find a job once I'm done with my portfolio, but I'll also have the skills and network to have a great career. If you want to think creatively at a very high level and set yourself apart from the competition, you should take The Book Shop."

J. Kausch
LA Advanced Two/Spring '18

"In the Teams class, my ideas have improved because I was able to focus on the importance of having an overarching idea and strategy and how these elements can really make or break every execution in your campaign. My ads are more cohesive. This program is a great, affordable option for any aspiring creative that has no previous advertising experience."

A. Cortez
LA Teams/Spring '18

"I have learned to challenged myself to think beyond what is safe for a brand and think about ideas that people can gravitate towards. The Book Shop has helped me develop ideas that I didn't think that I was capable of doing when I was in Intro. I didn't know that I had this kind of potential until I started taking the courses."

T. Scott
LA Teams/Spring '18

"I feel like this Copy class gave me a huge creative boost which I couldn't be more thankful for. The Book Shop has taught me new skills which have helped sharpen my practice. I feel more excited about my future and do believe this will lead me to a successful career."

M. Khatri
Copy/Spring '18

"Having learned what's on the cutting edge of digital executions & what's on the horizon, my digital executions will be at least one step ahead of current trends, which should give me a leg up on my competition. What you'll learn will be incredibly valuable & since all things mobile/online evolve so quickly, I'll likely take it again (and again) to keep up with the latest trends and technologies."

M. Howell
LA Digital Creative/Fall '17

"By finally starting to actually comp things up, I have a better understanding of how to concept an idea in a way that is actually executable. It was great getting to finally bring a concept to life."

K. Riccio
AD/Layout Crash Course/Spring '18


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