Why no response to portfolio suggestion?
I agree that it's weird so few people have responded, but I'm not surprised. Perhaps the reason why is that most of the folk on here are PARENTS. In my case, I'm the mom of an aspiring artist and I wouldn't consider posting his work anywhere without discussing it with him first. Could it also be that several of the bigger name schools won't accept an online portfolio? I know that's why my S didn't invest time in updating the one he started (in 7th grade!).
In addition, it's a sensitive time for our kids. After all, while their peers are accepted or not primarily based on objective measures like GPA and SAT, our kids are subject to a completely different set of standards that's by it's nature somewhat subjective. Even though he's been in serious programs with plenty of critiques, this is challenging.
Which brings me to time. I don't know about the rest of the seniors out their, buy S is in a demanding IB program, heavy extracurrilars, and knocking out a few final works for specific schools. Doubt he's on here much, except if I send him a specific/relevant link.
BTW, GREAT Work Elle and SLANG!!!!