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Kendall Jenner Considering Modeling Over College

02/16/2012 at 03:00 PM ET

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Her sisters might be the queens of reality TV, but Kendall Jenner is looking to carve her own path in life — through modeling.

“I’m not really thinking about college right now,” Jenner, 16, told PEOPLE Monday while trying on dresses at Rent the Runway‘s Pop-up Shop at West Hollywood’s Andaz Hotel. “If my career, like, blows up and gets really big, [modeling] is what I would do.”

Though we’ve seen Kim Kardashian‘s younger sis struggle with her nerves while walking the runway on Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Jenner says those initial jitters are all in the past.

“I want to [walk the runway] again and again,” she said. “It was so much fun, like the adrenaline and everything was really fun.”

The budding fashionista, who calls her own style “edgy [and] girly, but colorful,” shared some of her own style tips and influences.

“I like to add color… and I think that heels make the outfit look 10 times better,” said Jenner, who often “raids” sister Kourtney‘s closet. “I love Hervé Léger dresses just because I love bandage dresses … [and] I love jumpers.”

As for showing skin both on and off the runway, the teen believes less is more.

“I think if you look cute but like, classy, even though you are showing skin, I think that’s fine,” she said. “I wouldn’t like, go crazy. I am not that kind of a person.”

–Melody Chiu

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Guest on

Kendall, you should LIKE consider LIKE college.
It helps LIKE with the LIKE smart LIKE factor.

Mae on

“If my career, like, blows up and gets really big, [modeling] is what I would do.”

Don’t push it, hun.

selena on

Why not try f****** like your HO sisters!

CW on

SHOCKING! *sarcasm* It would have been shocking if she, like said she was going to like, college instead of going straight into like, modeling (sorry, lol). But honestly, Kardashians rely on their looks because there’s really not much else there *shrugs* well, good luck to her I guess.

Carrie on

Honestly, do you expect anything less from this girl?

Helen on

Another K looking for media attention…Save us please……………..

Petra on

At 16 can her dress be any shorter….??????So much for the parents allowing their 16 year old to wear an indecent dress length………………….

Sowhat? on

Who cares????

shrimperdan on

Oh what a shock…….not.

Berry on

Learn from your sister! Go to college and don’t end up in the pawn game to have your family or your mother make money off of you. Yes, you are a beautiful girl, but the price you will pay in the long run will make people hate your family more for using you.

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