How-To

Fashion Design Schools: Choosing The Best Among The Rest

There are numerous fashion design schools globally. Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, found in London, is considered by some as the most famous of them all. Other world-renowned schools are The Royal College of Arts in London, the London College of Fashion, Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, AIU in Los Angeles, and Parsons The New School for Design in New York City. Most courses in the schools mentioned above last for about three years. The next question, however, will be, how do you choose the best school for you?

Here are 10 helpful tips to help you in your decision making:

1: Determine what you would like to major in. From there, search for a school that offers the program that you like.

2: Have a list of criteria that you would like to take a look into in your search for the perfect fashion design school. These criteria may include program offering, major and minor subjects, costs, location, placement record, and many more.

3: You may now construct a list of candidate fashion design schools.

4: Gather all necessary resources and information about each of your candidate school. Find their websites and research.

5: Narrow down your list further by using the criteria you have set in

6: Inspect the schools left on your list. It would be good if you can visit these schools personally. But if not, try to obtain a video or look for a virtual tour in their websites.

7: File your application to the schools that met your criteria.

8: While waiting to hear from the schools you sent your application to, search for scholarship grants in the Internet.

9: Make your final decision based on the responses you got from the schools that you applied to, as well as the scholarship grantors’ response. Carefully review your notes, consider funding, and finally, decide.

10: Get ready to embark on a journey that you have never quite experienced before!

Off you go to one of the best fashion design schools in the world!