Pixel Paper is an ongoing project from designer, educator and artist Paul McCormack. Pixel Paper aims to introduce the general principles and history of graphic design to those new to the subject. As the site develops the design will undoubtedly change and more content will be added.
I must have reviewed hundreds of portfolios over the years and there are always a number of recurring issues that arise when looking through students work. So to save repeating myself I thought it would be much easier to cover a number of areas you should consider while putting a portfolio together when applying for a degree course.