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Bring in Salon Owners to Motivate Your Students

September 17, 2013  | Article

After speaking to a class at Montgomery County Public Schools, Maisie Dunbar finds her real-world insights help guide nail students.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   Maisie Dunbar   vocational schools  

Digital Student Portfolios at Bloom.com

September 6, 2013  | Video

Bloom.com offers digital portfolios and resumes for beauty school students and beauty schools via its Premium School Program.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   creating a portfolio   finding a job  

Fix Your Customer Service to Fix Your School’s Dropout Rate, Educational Policy Institute Study Finds

September 6, 2013  | Article

Four reasons for student departure account for 84% of schools' attrition rates, according to the Educational Policy Institute. And they might not be the reasons you think.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   student issues  

Help Students Create Impressive Resumes Fresh Out of School

August 27, 2013  | Article

Don’t overlook experiences in the school-affiliated salon and extracurricular activities, experts advise.

Keywords: career handbook   cosmetology schools   creating a portfolio   finding a job   hiring nail technicians  

5 Steps to Success for Students/New Professionals by Winn Claybaugh

August 27, 2013  | Video

At Caper 2013, Winn Claybaugh, dean and co-founder of Paul Mitchell Schools, offers words of wisdom to beauty school students.

Keywords: cosmetology schools  

What’s It Like Teaching Nails in Jordan?

August 9, 2013  | Article

Janet McCormick helps open the first nail school in the Middle Eastern country — which provides students training for successful salon careers.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   international  

Trade Education for Teenagers and More [Autry Technology Center, Enid., Okla., School Profile]

July 8, 2013  | Article

Established in 1967, this Midwest vocational-technical school goes above and beyond when it comes to nail tech programs.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   school profiles   teens   vocational schools  

Five-Campus Feat [Bella Beauty College School Profile]

June 20, 2013  | Article

Bella Beauty College trains students on the hottest trends sizzling up the industry right now. Offering classes in both English and Spanish, pupils not only get an education in cosmetology, but also pick up on what’s making money in today’s salons.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   nail programs   school profiles  

Salon Diorama Teaches Students About Real-Life Budgeting

June 19, 2013  | Article

At Royal Beauty Careers in South Houston, Texas, pupils take a hard 3-D look at what goes into opening a nail salon.

Keywords: budgeting   cosmetology schools   opening a new salon   salon decor/design   salon furnishings  

Essential Skills from An Established Beauty School [Cameo College of Essential Beauty School Profile]

May 23, 2013  | Article

By relying on hands-on experience and providing consistent support upon graduation, Cameo College prepares students from all over Salt Lake Valley for employment opportunities in salons and day spas throughout Utah.   

Keywords: CND   cosmetology schools   nail programs   school profiles  

AACS: Many Beauty Schools Closing Nail Programs

May 16, 2013  | Article

In an article in its member magazine BeautyLink, the AACS says a top reason is the lack of federal funding.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   newbie  

Should You Give Your Phone Number to Students?

April 26, 2013  | Article

For many of us, our personal cell phones are the best way to get a hold of us, either via call or text message. But is it a good idea to be quite that accessible to a classroom of cosmetology or nail students, who may contact you without reservation about all sorts of issues pertaining to class (and not)? We asked: As a school instructor or owner, is it wise to give students your cell phone number? Why or why not?

Keywords: cosmetology schools   student issues  

2013 Mural Contest: Something to Squawk About

March 18, 2013  | Photo Gallery

Shannon McCown of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, won our 2013 Mural Contest with her stunning avian-inspired design. This year’s entries took on a wide range of themes — and depicted them beautifully.

Keywords: contests   cosmetology schools   nail art murals   vocational schools  

The Apprentice

March 13, 2013  | Article

Donald Trump may have given apprenticeship some glamour, but aspiring nail techs have been completing these hands-on training programs for years pre-dating the hit show “The Apprentice”. (And instead of hearing “you’re fired,” nail tech apprentices hear “you’re licensed!”) Before you sign up for an apprenticeship, take on an apprentice at your salon, or set out to get your state’s laws changed on the subject, here’s what you need to know.

Keywords: apprentice programs   cosmetology schools   state licensing  

How Flexible Should You Be with Non-Traditional Students?

March 5, 2013  | Article

Not everybody has the resources to be the perfect student despite their best intentions. That means sometimes students have to miss class when their kids’ babysitter flakes or they neglect to turn in their homework because they have to work late at their full-time job. We asked nail school instructors to tell us: How flexible should you be when accommodating non-traditional students?

Keywords: cosmetology schools   work life balance  

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