Week 3: Giving Back and Gaining So Much
  • September 17, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

I am in my third week of school and I am loving it right now. I am learning so much, so fast. This week in school I had a wonderful experience. As a class we went

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Keywords: manicures  
Week 2: First Full Set and a Fantasy Competition!
  • September 14, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

This was an exciting week, to say the least. My school held a school-wide competition, between ALL the departments. The theme was fantasy. It was up to each person to decide if they wanted to be a

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Keywords: acrylics   student issues  
My First Few Weeks of Nail School
  • September 4, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Besides the amazing street education I am receiving in the break room, I really am enjoying my nail program. My teachers are terrific and supportive, as are the other students. In some cases, too supportive, the

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Keywords: manicures   student issues  
Week 1: A New Beginning
  • September 4, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

After getting my kids to school and watching my little Kindergartener cry because she just wanted to go home with me, I finally made it to my first day of school. I couldn’t wait to get

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Keywords: manicures   student issues  
Meet Nikki
  • August 30, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

My name is Nikki Moody. I am 39 years old, and married with four kids (ages 17, 16, 9 and 5). My oldest just started his senior year of high school and my baby just started

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Keywords: student issues  
Meet Alissa
  • August 28, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

For the past 11 years I have been a stay-at-home mom. Although I love being there for my husband and three children, I never thought I'd be away from the workforce for so long. I received

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Keywords: student issues  
Graduation!
  • August 22, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

After months of hard work, studying, and practicing the moment I’ve been waiting for has finally arrived. Graduation! I still can’t believe it. My last week seemed to take forever. I thought my last day would

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Keywords: North Carolina   student issues  
Getting Ready
  • August 8, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

I finished my last three pedicures and took (and passed) my last final! All that is left now is counting down the hours and then GRADUATION!! Now that I’m almost finished, most of the services go

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Keywords: gels   student issues  
Week 13: Done With Finals!
  • August 6, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Done with finals! I stressed so hard before the written final, I was just positive I would show up and no answers would come to me when it was time for the test. I sat down,

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Keywords: student issues   student tests  
Client Health Scare
  • August 6, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

This week began normally: clients, pedicures and studying. However, all of that normalcy changed when my classmate’s client became sick. Two young ladies came in to get their nails done. After getting her tips put on,

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Keywords: student issues  
Job Hunting and Client Frustration
  • August 1, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Summer break is over and after a week of studying and YouTubing myself silly, I am focused and ready to knock these last few weeks out. I have four weeks and six pedicures left, so my

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Keywords: acrylics   pedicures   student issues  
Week 12: Taking My Exams!
  • August 1, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

This week we are prepping for our written final and our practical. I am getting really nervous but also excited. Wednesday is our written and then Thursday is the practical. The beginning of an exciting career

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Keywords: student tests  
Week 11: Final Countdown
  • July 26, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Week 11 is here with only two more to go. August 1st is our written final and then August 2nd will be our practical. I’m starting to get nervous. Have I been a good enough student?

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Keywords: student issues   student tests  
Week 10: Missed Blog and Winding Down
  • July 18, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

So sorry to miss last week’s blog everyone! With the 4th taking out two days of our class time that week and then getting a new computer that I had zero clue how to use, I

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Keywords: acrylics   gels   student issues   student tests  
Summer Break=Acrylic and Gel Practice
  • July 12, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

There was no school this week because of summer break. I felt 50/50 about this break because on one hand it delays graduation a week, but on the other hand a few of my classmates have

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Keywords: acrylics   gels  

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