I've Found My Calling

Why do you want to go to FIT?

As a child, I would enjoy playing dress-up for hours. One moment I would be a princess, and the next I would have transformed into a doctor, a chef, or a model. The dolls that I played with could never stay the way they originally looked, always ending up with a makeover (me cutting their hair and giving them completely different clothes) and then put into a fashion show to debut their new look. At the time, I did not realize why I enjoyed playing with clothes so much; it was just something that I did.

As I got older, fashion began to interest me even more and eventually became an addiction. I would spend hours looking through fashion blogs, and reading through stacks of fashion magazines. By the time I reached my freshman year of high school, I knew the fashion industry was where I wanted to be in life. I was hooked.

Entering high school with the goal of being in the fashion industry one day, I took as many fashion related classes that I could. In 10th grade, I was able to take the first one of these classes, which was an introductory course to fashion. This was one of my favorite classes of the entire year and through this class, I was able to put the skills that I learned to use and participate in a service project for...

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