Ironically I was wearing an “I heart New York” t-shirt when I broke down after finding my acceptance letter to Parsons School of Design in New York in my junk-mail inbox.
When I graduated from a highly academic all-girls private school in Brisbane, Australia I applied for a university ten minutes from home as everyone from high school did. A few weeks later my best guy friend messaged me a list of the top design schools in the world and told me to apply to all of them, or he’d apply for me. I laughed it off before looking into Parsons New York, which his little sister had suggested. It was one of my favorite cities in the world, having been many times when I was younger, and I was about to embark on my first solo trip there a few weeks following.Read More