Hi everyone! My name is Nicole and yes red is my natural hair color. Now that that’s out of the way let’s get down to business. I am currently a junior in high school and I live on Long Island, New York. I discovered my love of fashion at a very young age. I remember the first time picking up a magazine and thinking to myself “ Wow look at all these different styles.” Ever since then it has been my goal to pursue a career in something I’m most passionate about, which is the fashion industry. When I’m not looking at the newest trends or browsing the racks at the mall, you can find me twirling flags with my color guard team, blogging and hanging out with my 4 year old sister. (Trust me I know it’s a big age difference)
This semester will be my first time attending the Precollege program at FIT. I am taking The Ins and Outs of Fashion Merchandising and I couldn’t be more excited. In the future, I hope to become a buyer. Analyzing the trends of what consumers are buying and deciding on the trends that will be coming out is what I am all about. Oh hey I’m a poet and I didn’t even know it! Wow sorry for that corny joke, but I felt like the timing was right. Last week was my first class and I was so excited that on the first day, I walked the wrong way for 3 blocks! That’s pretty embarrassing for someone who goes to New York City as often as I do, but hey it happens.
Like most other high school juniors, I was feeling really overwhelmed in deciding what to major in. All of my friends are going crazy trying to decide what they want to do and taking this Precollege class has kind of made me feel at ease. Stepping into FIT just feels right and every time I walk out with a smile. I’m so excited to see what is in store for this semester. Wow that was really sentimental, I think I need to go grab a tissue. Ok, I’m back now. Until next week, xoxo gossip girl.
Totally kidding. I can’t wait to share my experiences this semester with you all. Being able to blog for FIT is such a dream come true and I can’t wait to let you all know how class goes.
Until Next Time,
Student: Lorie (17) New Jersey
Program: Saturday Live
HAR 016 Creating the Fashion Figure
Describe your personal style?
My personal style changes everyday. Some days edgy, some days boho. Currently I’ve been dressing in very simple dark pieces.
Where do you go on your breaks from class?
I like going to Moda, Starbucks, or Whole Foods for some fresh fruit.
What is your favorite thing about FIT?
I love how everyone is as creative as I am and the professors here are so helpful!
Who or what inspires you?
My mood and my surroundings inspire me the most, followed by music and other designers.
What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
After college I would love the travel the world with my job as a fashion designer. I just want to live a happy life!
MY BLOG: e-t-e-r-n-a-l-summer.tumblr.com
CONGRATULATIONS TO rebecca zank WHO WAS JUST ACCEPTED TO FIT THIS FALL FOR communication design!
Student: Rebecca Zank
Major: Communication Design
Courses taken in Precollege Programs include:
HIL 012 Drawing for Illustration
HFA 148 Fine Arts Portfolio
HAD 149 Advertising and Graphic Design Portfolio
Were you accepted to FIT this fall too? We’d love to feature you on the blog as well!
Email: David_Bryant@fitnyc.edu for more information
This Saturday, FIT had their first ever Junior Day! Junior Day was an entire day devoted to high school juniors looking to apply to FIT next year. They were given the chance to explore the campus with their friends and families, and were also able to check out some the amazing programs and activities available at FIT– including the Presidential Honors Program, EOP, and The Style Shop to name a few.The students and their families were also even given the opportunity to attend financial aid sessions and portfolio reviews.
If you missed it, don’t fret! We’ve got you covered.
Virtual Campus Tour
Register for a Tour/ Admission Session
Register for a Summer Live course
This week, Precollege Programs had the opportunity to speak with FIT undergraduate student and Precollege alumni, Lilly Truscott. Lilly was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, but moved to Nashville, TN during high school. She is currently in her first semester at FIT, working towards her AAS in Advertising and Marketing Communications. After gaining her Associates Degree, Lilly plans to graduate with her BS in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing.
Lilly currently works in the Precollege office through FIT’s Work-Study program, where she is able to share her experiences as a Precollege student with current students and parents.
Courses Taken in Precollege Programs:
HAD 146 Typography for Graphic Design
HFM 064 Business of Fashion