Features

This Girl Chose to be Someone Who Can Do Both

Read about how she became a fashion data analyst!
IMAGE Yusan Lin | instagram.com/yusan.lin

Whoever said "you can't have the best of both worlds" clearly hasn't watched Hannah Montana met or heard of Yusan Lin. She's a 26-year-old student and model who, upon finishing her undergraduate degree in Taiwan, was confronted with a choice to pursue a full-time modeling career or a PhD. Instead of picking just one, Yusan decided to combine both her interests in fashion and computer science. Now studying data mining (and other related courses) at Penn State, Yusan still models on the side, and takes turns researching about fashion trends and wearing them.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

"I thought it would be a great idea to merge my interests and apply data-mining techniques to fashion data," she tells Teen Vogue.

Right now, Yusan is working on predicting fashion trends. "We're trying to see whether we can learn from history and see what will repeat or be the next big thing!" she adds. As to when this technology can be used, we can't tell. All we know is that it's going to be a "really long term project," according to Yusan.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

(via teenvogue.com)

your REACTION
BOO

0

CUTE

0

EWW

0

HEART

0

OMG

0

YAY

0

/////////////////////////////
COMMENTS. JOIN THE DISCUSSION BELOW!
VIEW more ARTICLES ABOUT
Recommended Videos
About the author
Mara Agner
Assistant Lifestyle and Features Editor
VIEW OTHER ARTICLES FROM Mara
Comments
latest on CandyMag.com
 
x
Share
Candy got to catch up with the four members, Josh Buizon, Joshua Lua, Janessa Geronimo, and Joric Canlas during the listening party for a new series called #MyFirstGig.
 
x
Share
Simply put, all school-related tasks have become harder to accomplish.
 
x
Share
Gio is part of Candy Rookies 2020, a group of influential and aspirational college students handpicked to represent #GenerationCandy in the year to come.
 
x
Share
Ready to dip your toes in the very interesting realm of astrology?
 
x
Share
 
x
Share
Myko is part of Candy Rookies 2020, a group of influential and aspirational college students handpicked to represent #GenerationCandy in the year to come.
 
x
Share
Is it a bad thing to be one?
 
x
Share
It's happening ahead of his previously announced shows in the Philippines.
 
x
Share
"They" has been redefined and may now be used to pertain to a person whose gender identity is non-binary.
LOAD MORE ARTICLES