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14-07-2006
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I have a question,

I'm heading off to NY to have a portfolio assessment in Parsons and I have a few "life drawings" that I think will add to my portfolio, but the thing is, they're quite big (18"x24") so what would you guys advise me to do? Take it, or is there another solution like photographing the picture?

Thanks MUCH!

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14-07-2006
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I'm currently a sophmore studying journalism and art history at the University of Florida, which is an extremely hard school to get into and I want to transfer to either Parsons or FIT next year to pursue fashion merchandising or design and management. I've heard that these schools are competitive and tough to get into. Do they base it on grades, scores, etc since you dont need a portfolio?? Am I at a huge disadvantage because I'm out of state? I have over a 4.0 GPA and I got a 28 on my ACT's. Do I have a reasonable chance or should I not even waste my time?

Any input would be great!

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I'm not applying for a major that requires a portfolio though?
oh, I'm not sure about that, sorry

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Recently I started considering going back to school and geting a degree.
I'm 28 and not sure if it's not too late. Parsons is the school I'd like to attend, again this is still very prelimenary thinking/planning. Has anyone here attneded Parsons?,please reply. How old are you? thanx

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I'm 24 and I go to Parsons and I just completed my first year, so I was a little worried about starting school when most people are about to graduate. Many of my classmates were married and had other careers (lawyers, finance) before coming into Parsons. Don't let your age stop you, the life experience you have will be an asset to your education.

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I did dear..if you do chose to go there you'll love it. I did not finsh my studys there but it's a great place and you'll meet great people

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since The New School (the university which Parsons is part of) has a large adult education department, there are many Parsons students that are not traditional age. Plus, fashion tends to attract people who have established themselves in other careers and then just change their mind. Its a great school, I say go for it!

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since The New School (the university which Parsons is part of) has a large adult education department, there are many Parsons students that are not traditional age. Plus, fashion tends to attract people who have established themselves in other careers and then just change their mind. Its a great school, I say go for it!
Thanx for the encouragament! It does sound great. I just need to make a lot of decisions over the next few months.I have been stuck in one place for way too long, and have just realized I don't even have a degree.

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Parson's a great school and you can make great connections there!!! I got accepted there but i never attended due to the high cost. Age should never be an issue!!!

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19-07-2006
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Is it hard to get into Parsons design and management program as a transfer?

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19-07-2006
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Do yo uhave to get the Associated before Bachelors at FIT?
I printed out their app and started filling it out. I think what it says is I need to apply for the associates and finish that before I can go for the Bachelors. is that true? if so, does that mean its 2 years for the associates and 2 more years for the bachelors totalling 4 years or would it be 2 for the associates and 4 for the bachelors for a total of 6!?

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edit: forgive the typos im in a bit of a rush this morning.

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by all means if you get accepted to Parsons don't hesitate! it's one of the premier fashion schools in the country.

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i have a few questions of my own if you don't mind...
what's the tuition there for a year in the undergraduate program?
is there any kind of scholarship for foreigner(if that's the word) students?


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19-07-2006
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i think its like 32,000

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When i was there, i was told with everything, including tuition, books, housing would come to 40,000/yr But i think they now offer scholarships. You should check their website www.parsons.edu

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