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Is it hard to get in here?

mj93mj93 - Posts: 3,601 Senior Member
edited June 2013 in Parsons School of Design
This place is on project runway, haha.

Is it like a real, competitive college? Or not really?
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Replies to: Is it hard to get in here?

  • mj93mj93 - Posts: 3,601 Senior Member
    ....................74 views but no responses. oh well, i'll just assume this college is FAKE!
  • erudaeruda Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    If you apply to the Parsons because of seeing it on project runway, you will most likely not survive at the school. I don't think you know much about art schools if you've only heard of Parsons on project runway and say that it's fake. I also don't recommend you appyling to the school just because of the show. Especially if you lack passion for art and design.
    Parsons is one of top art schools in the country and worldwide. The school has a very rigorous curriculum for each major. For first year foundation, it is not just competitve to get in, but classes get very competitve between you and your classmates throughout the semester. The workload is very intense and you must be willing to put in the time to meet your deadlines. The school expects a lot from all of their students, and you must have the knowledge and passion for art and design to get accepted. I enjoy watching project runway, but it is a tv show, and nothing like art school or Parsons.
  • mj93mj93 - Posts: 3,601 Senior Member

    I was being sarcastic above.
  • eleven11eleven11 Registered User Posts: 42 Junior Member
    Um yeah, I feel like a zombie almost everyday going to Parsons. lol too much work, and so demanding, and everything is competition , EVEN INTERNSHIPS (among your classmates) !!

    I personally feel that it's not SUPPPERR hard to get in, but it's super hard to stay in once you're in. I see too many students dropping out or taking a break because they couldn't handle it. And being in NYC, at Parsons, with a crapload of pressure and competition thrown at you, if you're not self motivated enough then you won't survive.
  • eleven11eleven11 Registered User Posts: 42 Junior Member
    Oh and if you're in fashion, there are cut offs. hehehehehe so many people cried and changed majors (if they can) or just dropped out because the profs would literally say it in your face how much your work sucks.
  • fforeverfforever Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    You say its not hard to get in?
    Please tell me what was your SAT score, GPA, IB score (if you got one), how talented are you, how was portfolio?
  • SpaceNerdSpaceNerd Registered User Posts: 39 Junior Member
    The most important thing is the portfolio, you have to show that you are able to draw exactly what you see.
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