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Week 16: Practice Makes Perfect

February 13, 2017  | Blog Post

On Thursday, we had a blizzard in NYC. Because there was no class, I decided to spend most of the day studying for my State Board. 

Keywords: nail school   state licensing   student tests  

Week 15: Exams and Nail Services

February 6, 2017  | Blog Post

This week we had four exams! We had our written exams starting Monday: one on nail artistry and one on acrylics. Each was 50 questions. I was nervous but it was a lot easier than I thought it was going to be.

Keywords: nail school   student tests  

Minnesota School of Cosmetology (MSC) Collects Prom Dresses for Charity

February 6, 2017  | Article

Minnesota School of Cosmetology (MSC) is accepting gently used prom dresses to benefit underserved children.

Keywords: charity   instructors   nail school  

Week 14: Fun With Nail Art

February 1, 2017  | Blog Post

This week we finally got to my favorite chapter: nail art! On Monday, we discussed the different types of embellishments you can add. We got to have fun on our nails so I did a reverse pink and white and ombre with colored acrylic.

Keywords: colored acrylics   nail school   student blog  

Week 13: Tests and More Tests

January 24, 2017  | Blog Post

I graduate. I'm not sure if all beauty schools are the same but in mine you can't fail any exam. You have to pass all of them in order to graduate, so being on top of your game always is a must.

Keywords: nail school   pink-and-whites   state licensing   student tests  

10 Tips to Ace Your State Board Exam

January 19, 2017  | Article

Your students are graduating from nail school! But before they can start working in a salon they have to pass the state board exam. Here are 10 tips to help prepare them for the big day.

Keywords: instructors   nail school   student tests  

Week 12: Learning to Do Nail Wraps

January 17, 2017  | Blog Post

This week we started a new unit, my final one. Monday's Chapter was about nail wraps and nail tip application. We learned the proper steps for applying a nail tip and performing nail wrap services.

Keywords: fiberglass wraps   nail school   silk wraps   student issues  

5 Group Projects for the Classroom

January 13, 2017  | Article

Prepare your students for the real world by engaging them with their classmates.

Keywords: instructors   nail school   nail students  

Week 11: Tests and High Scores

January 9, 2017  | Blog Post

On Tuesday, we had two written exams, one on manicures and one on pedicures. I had a good feeling taking the tests – it felt easy

Keywords: nail school   pedicures   student blog   student tests  

Roundup: What did you learn in your first month out of nail school?

December 15, 2016  | Article

Your students have spent months in nail school and finally graduated; they’ve studied long and hard for the state board and passed it — but are they truly prepared for the real world of nails? We asked veteran nail techs to divulge the most important thing they learned fresh out of school.

Keywords: instructors   nail school   student issues   teaching  

Week 7: Big Test and Manis and Pedis

December 14, 2016  | Blog Post

This week we had our big test — a practical exam and a written exam. On my written I got an 84 and on my practical I got a 71. I have to retake my practical because I need a 75 to pass.

Keywords: nail school   student blog   student tests  

3 Easy Holiday Nail Art Projects for Students

December 7, 2016  | Article

Use these three simple step-by-steps to help your students practice basic nail art techniques.

Keywords: holiday nail art   instructors   nail school   nail students  

Week 6: Nail Growth and Diseases

December 6, 2016  | Blog Post

This week we learned about the ugly side of nails: bacteria, fungus, viruses, and nail diseases and disorders.

Keywords: nail diseases   nail school   student blog   student issues  

NAILS 2016 Career Handbook: Limited Number of Copies Now available

November 22, 2016  | Article

Single copies of NAILS Career Handbook are now available in our store for only $8. Quantities are limited, so orders will filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Keywords: career handbook   instructors   nail school  

Weeks 14 and 15: Second Mock State Board Exam

November 22, 2016  | Blog Post

This week I completed my second Mock State Board Exam. You all may recall just how nervous I was due to certain problems that I encountered during that exam.

Keywords: nail school   student blog   student issues  

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