An F-1 visa can be issued for attendance at a private elementary or secondary school.
The student is not subject to the 12 month maximum attendance requirement.
In 1981, her friend Diana Vreeland, then Editor-in-Chief of Vogue suggested that Carolina design a clothing line.
She did so, having samples made in Caracas, and debuted her collection at Manhattan's Metropolitan Club to critical acclaim.
A well known Park Avenue boutique, Martha's, agreed to showcase her clothing in their prominent windows.
In 2017, Forbes magazine included her in the part of its "30 under 30" list in the categories of entertainment, immigrants and youngest. 8 in Forbes' Top Influencers of 2017 in the entertainment industry. She mostly uses physical comedy, which she says is her favorite type of comedy. Prior to the shutdown of Vine, Pons had hit 8.4 billion loops which made her the most looped person on Vine. As of July 5, 2017, Pons has 18 million followers on Instagram.Her socialite grandmother introduced her to the world of fashion, taking young Carolina to shows by Balenciaga and buying her outfits at Lanvin and Dior.