Are Fashion Schools Still Relevant?

So, I’ve heard this question come up a lot lately. Some bloggers have addressed it and, and it’s something I’ve been wondering about as well.

And as I move into another Fall semester at Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York, the question lingers in the back of my mind. “Is design school still relevant?”

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7 Common Myths (and the real deal) about Online Learning

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Whenever I bring up taking an online class with my company, 383 Design Studio, I get very mixed reactions. Some people are really open to the idea, but a lot of my clients and potential students are still not sold on the idea. And I can’t figure out why. An online class, in my head, is the best of both worlds. Convenient, easy access, inexpensive, live instruction, recorded sessions. Why would anyone NOT want to take an online class?

So I started asking about their concerns, and I was very surprised to learn that a lot of people’s hangups about online training are based on what they ‘think’ it’s like, not what it’s actually like. So, let’s go through a few of the beliefs and dispel some of the misconceptions about e-learning and online training.

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