After the contest, which confirmed the existence of the biotype for the profession, it was necessary to decide what to do. The choice of this profession would mean leaving her family and quiet countryside life behind in Horizontina to face the difficulties of the profession, to live by herself, and to be homesick.
In São Paulo, Gisele started doing countless tests in search for a job. After being rejected many times, things started to change. She faced "no" as a challenge and did not accept the defeat only because some people said she was no good for the magazine cover because her nose was too big. She was disciplined, persistent, and determined to prove that she could really do this.