Challenge Title: College Application Portal Redesign
Challenge Difficulty: Intermediate
Estimated Time to Complete: 48-72 hours
Required Tools/Resources: Computer, internet access, design software (e.g. Adobe XD, Sketch)

Objective

Design a user-friendly and efficient college application portal that simplifies the application process for students and improves the overall user experience.

Research

Conduct research on existing college application portals to identify pain points and areas for improvement. Consider the needs of both students applying to colleges and admissions officers reviewing applications.

Materials

Choose materials (digital elements) that prioritize functionality, ease of use, accessibility, and visual appeal. Consider incorporating features such as progress trackers, document upload capabilities, and personalized dashboards.

Concept Development

Brainstorm innovative solutions for streamlining the application process while ensuring all necessary information is collected accurately. Develop wireframes or mockups to visualize your ideas before moving on to detailed design work.

Deliverables

  1. User personas representing different types of applicants.
  2. Wireframes or mockups illustrating key screens of the redesigned portal.
  3. High-fidelity designs showcasing the final look and feel of the portal.
  4. A brief rationale explaining design decisions and how they address user needs.

Evaluation Criteria

Projects will be evaluated based on:
– Innovation in improving user experience
– Usability in navigating through the portal
– Clarity in presenting information effectively
– Visual appeal and consistency in design elements

This challenge aims to enhance your skills in UX/UI design by focusing on creating a practical solution for a real-world problem within a limited timeframe.

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