whatever you want? If you are in foundation you are going to get the foundation kit which is basically this huge ass box that you pay for ahead of time and it has a bunch of the art supplies you’ll need and in the box will be this massive portfolio type of thing where you can carry your supplies and projects back and forth from class.
I used a messenger bag freshman year because i hate actual backpacks, now I just use a large fucking ass purse and kinda stuff everything in? Idk I really hate carrying things to class since I live super far uptown so most of my stuff lives inside my school locker.
assume that you’ll be carrying probably a few notebooks, maybe a dayplanner, wallet, phone, and possibly a textbook.
i’ve answered this before. I don’t know. My roommates freshman year got ones from someone who goes to NYU. I wouldn’t worry since usually everyone needs a fake freshman year so you can put a group together or something.
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Hey I just found out about this blog and I think it’s pretty great! So anyways, i’m about to be a Parsons freshman in like 17 days and have been asking people what it’s like and i’m beyond excited since this is basically my dream come true but i’m also really nervous about the workload. I was wondering if you guys could help a girl out with advice about surviving freshman year?
Yes, the workload is pretty intense but not unmanageable. I’m actually pretty OCD about time management but also procrastinate on stuff as well. I usually set aside Saturday and Sunday during the day to get work done so that I have time to go out and see friends Friday, Saturday and Sunday night. Doing homework hungover isn’t the most pleasurable experience but it does work. Basically just figure out when you have free time and plan to get homework done during that time. Always give yourself more time then you think you need - especially with art work. There are a few things that I choose to stay in to get work done but not too often (usually just around midterms and finals). If there is a week where you seem completely overwhelmed with work try to separate it up into smaller chunks. Like you’ll do a,b,c this day, d,e,f the next day, x,y,z the following day. Again always give yourself more time then you think. For example if I have a project or essay due tuesday, I tell myself that it HAS to be done by sunday night. That way if it is not then I still have two days to get it done.
Don’t be nervous. Parsons is a lot of work but you are also doing work that you enjoy. You’ll be staying up creating art not staying up and doing math problems :)
ummmm…. Idk? I know parsons is very strict about checking out equipment and returning it on time. I have no idea if they are going to fine or sue you. Honestly, you are going to have to pay it. And usually the longer you wait, the more you will have to pay. If you are given a fine you have to pay it. I don’t know what they will do if you don’t pay it.
Bottom line - figure out some way to pay the fine. Even if that means contacting family members.
ONCE YOUR IN PARSONS YOUR ALWAY IN PARSONS
This is answered in the FAQ
you get out of parsons what you put into it. If you work very hard and take your work seriously then yes it is. But if you just breeze threw and don’t give a shit about your work then no. I think parsons is worth the money because I put the effort in and spend most of my time on my work. Its an amazing place but I know too many people that are wasting their time there.
out of 4.0?
I’m not going to say yes or no but I know that part of the admissions requirements is having at least a 2.0 gpa (out of 4.0).
…i actually hate dance clubs because they trigger my anxiety but when I do go i only go to queer dance clubs….
but i like WestGay (WestWay on Tuesday nights) and Hot Rabbit (Monster on Friday nights)
these are all 21+
I don’t know. I think some places will hire students like little to no experience but it really depends on the place. Most students in college work in retail or at coffee shops or restaurants. The best way to find a job is the print TONS of resumes and just hand them out. Look on craigslist. Also sometimes design firms, interior design firms, interior fabric companies, etc are looking for secretary or administrative positions and you can apply for those. I work in an administrative position and enjoy it most of the time. It’s kinda boring but you get paid to go basic tasks like fill things, keep a showroom looking nice, answering photos, signing for packages, etc.