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Week 1: Nervous and Excited About Starting School

January 11, 2011  | Blog Post

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.”

Keywords: Minnesota   student issues  

Caring for (and Understanding) the Cuticle

January 5, 2011  | Blog Post

To start in on fulfilling your requests for help with preventing lifting, a good place to begin is the cuticle. Most likely we all go through the steps of cuticle work and everyone uses different tools,

Keywords: acrylics   continuing education   gels   natural nail care   student issues  

Meet Susan

January 5, 2011  | Blog Post

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

Keywords: Minnesota   student issues  

Week 11: Prepping for California State Boards

January 4, 2011  | Blog Post

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

Keywords: student issues   student tests  

Celebrating Our Blogger Voices!

January 1, 2011  | Article

New salon owners, competitors, students, coaches, and a few opinionated veteran techs; we let these reader voices shine through every week online. And they have a lot to say. If you aren’t already following these blogs, bookmark them right away.

Keywords: blogs   coaching   competitions   Maggie Franklin   opening a new salon  

Week 10: Still Busy and Still Waiting for My Test Date

December 28, 2010  | Blog Post

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

Keywords: manicures   pedicures   student issues   student tests  

Week 9: Staying Busy for the Holidays

December 20, 2010  | Blog Post

This past week was fun. It was busy! Everyone is getting ready for the holidays and starting vacations so they all want to look their best. We stayed busy Thursday, Friday and Saturday with clients. I

Keywords: student issues   student tests  

Week 8: Celebrating My Birthday and My Hard Work

December 14, 2010  | Blog Post

I have officially pre-applied to take my state boards. One can only hope that despite how slow the Board of Cosmetology has been at getting dates back to students, I will end up with a date

Keywords: student issues   student tests  

Week 7: Moving on Out

December 6, 2010  | Blog Post

I am going to pick this week up where I left off with last week. I made the decision to move my business and I am already happier about my job then I have been in

Keywords: manicures   student issues  

Week 6: Thankful for Family (and Frustrated with Business)

November 29, 2010  | Blog Post

The absolute best part of this week was that I got a much-needed five days off. I literally only had one client between Thursday and Sunday and was so happy to get time to clean my

Keywords: student issues  

Week 5: Showing Progress

November 22, 2010  | Blog Post

Wow, this was an easy week. Even though I had long days every day due to my self-inflicted work schedule after school and an emergency run to the AT&T store to replace a non-functioning cell phone,

Keywords: acrylics   manicures   nail diseases   student issues   student tests  

Week 4: School + Work = Overload + Sick

November 15, 2010  | Blog Post

I have to say that week four was highly uneventful. It started with a Tuesday that was so slow in the clinic all the students were basically practicing on one another. This isn’t a bad thing,

Keywords: student issues  

Week 3: Salon Practice and Sanitation Lessons

November 8, 2010  | Blog Post

My first full week of working on clients in the school was a welcome change form the pace of the week before. We were finally working on clients and were out on the main floor of

Keywords: acrylics   student issues  

Week 2: Preparing to Work on Real Clients

November 1, 2010  | Blog Post

The start of week two immediately began with changes. Our teacher was called away on a family emergency and we were going to have someone new help us finish out the week before our “Freshman Final”.

Keywords: acrylics   manicures   student issues   student tests  

First Week of School

October 25, 2010  | Blog Post

Walking in the doors of the beauty college as a student for the first time in nearly seven years was so odd. It smelled the same, it looked basically the same and the girls were exactly

Keywords: acrylics   manicures   student issues  

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