Can you create an art portfolio on your own and submit to colleges?

At school the teacher helps us create an art portfolio. But I work my best when I'm at home by myself. Occasionally I'll get advice from my teacher and all, but do you have to create a portfolio just at school? Can you create one on your own at your house? Who do I send my artwork to when I have... show more At school the teacher helps us create an art portfolio. But I work my best when I'm at home by myself. Occasionally I'll get advice from my teacher and all, but do you have to create a portfolio just at school? Can you create one on your own at your house?

Who do I send my artwork to when I have completed a portfolio?
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