Week 9: Anatomy, Skin, Disease and Electricity
  • March 4, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

I am sorry I didn’t post last week. Everyone at school was sick with either pneumonia, strep throat or the cold. I was out for most of the week due to having walking pneumonia and a

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Keywords: nail anatomy   student issues   student tests  
Week 7: Gels and Fiberglass
  • February 18, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

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Week 6: Creative Artist
  • February 11, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

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Keywords: student issues  
Week 5: Acrylic World
  • February 4, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

This week I could feel the pressure of taking on more and more work. I now have theory plus the three services a day, and I’m also now taking acrylics. Monday was a day of sitting

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Keywords: acrylics  
Week 15: I Passed!
  • February 3, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

I will get straight to the point — I passed my state board exam! I am relieved, excited and ready to start working! It was the longest day of my life and I am so happy

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Keywords: student tests  
Week 4: Infection Control and Anatomy
  • January 27, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

This week has been more of a classroom week. Now that I have started working on the floor, it has been hard to sit still in a classroom. The good thing is I was on the

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Keywords: nail anatomy  
Week 14: Study, Study, Study!
  • January 27, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

This last week has been exceptionally busy, but I am in heaven. I have been studying, dog sitting, and working of course. I had another round of baby boards this week, which were a breeze. I

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Weel 3: Manicures and Pedicures
  • January 21, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

This week has been fast-paced because of missing some school last week due to my wedding. But now that the dust has settled, I am a full-time student. I have posted a lot of photos and

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Keywords: manicures   pedicures   student issues  
Week 13: Post Graduation...Two Weeks Until State Boards
  • January 20, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

In the past two weeks I have become obsessed with buying nail polish. What is even is worse is that my husband is condoning this habit. I have been compulsively going to Sally’s, Salon Centric and

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Week 2: Short Week But I Got My Nail Kit!
  • January 14, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

This week was a short one because I had to miss school for a few days to get the details of my wedding for this weekend set, pack, hotel, future-in-laws, etc. Starting next week, I will

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Week 12: Graduation Week!
  • January 13, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Without a doubt this was my easiest week yet. Despite the fact that I had to take an exam with 220+ questions on it and get all my ducks in a row to graduate, the week

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Keywords: student issues   student tests  
Week 1: Nervous and Excited About Starting School
  • January 11, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

My first week was something I was not in for. Let me back up and tell you when I enrolled. I was given a set of rules to go by. I thought, “I can’t do this.”

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Keywords: Minnesota   student issues  
Meet Susan
  • January 5, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Editor’s Note: Karyn will continue to blog while she waits to take her state board exam. Since we planned for this blog to have more than one student blogger at a time, we’re happy to introduce

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Keywords: Minnesota   student issues  
Week 11: Prepping for California State Boards
  • January 4, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

This past week was probably my busiest week yet at school. We had two mornings of running through the practical exam for state board, studied the bones and muscles and other basic anatomy in theory, plus

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Week 10: Still Busy and Still Waiting for My Test Date
  • December 28, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

This past week was absolutely crazy. Between the people who wanted to get in at school and all my clients I took care of outside of that, I worked my butt off. Even after I got

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Keywords: manicures   pedicures   student issues   student tests  

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