Fashion Merchandising Article Helps Students Avoid Top Mistakes

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With resources for students who want to pursue a career in fashion, provides a new article to help fashion merchandising students. The article "Top Ten Merchandising Program Mistakes" discusses course offerings and what to look for in a fashion merchandising program.

The latest article from, an interactive fashion education site, provides insider information to help prospective fashion students learn more about finding success in the industry ( According to the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, the fashion business "is a very competitive and demanding industry values work experience and education."'s newest piece, "Top Ten Merchandising Program Mistakes," calls finding the right fashion school "a bit arduous," and points out some of the most common mistakes that many prospective fashion students make when looking for the right program. According to the article, a well-rounded fashion merchandising program should allow students time to find their own, personal strengths as they decide which career path to take. "Before you choose a specific fashion merchandising focus, be sure you've sampled the course offerings," says the article. "You may be surprised by a fascinating course that changes your whole focus" (

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has found that education is critical to the future employment success of fashion students, noting, "in fashion design, employers seek individuals with a degree who are knowledgeable about textiles, fabrics, ornamentation, and fashion trends excellent communication and problem-solving skills."

Prospective students interested in fashion merchandising programs can visit to find resources about the ins and outs of getting educated for a fashion career and finding success in the industry and can request more information about schools and programs that are of interest to them.

"Try to get as much experience as possible in some area of the industry while you are in school," says the Fashion Institute of Technology, but, as advises, fashion students should avoid "picking a program without researching first" ( is an interactive and informative fashion school Web site that helps users interested in fashion school find the right fit. Users can search for fashion schools around the world, get the latest fashion trends and access articles about the industry. is the ideal source for anyone interested in fashion school.


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