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Week 20: Following My Vision

June 15, 2016  | Blog Post

I sat this week and really reflected on the fact that soon I will be done with school and I will be sitting before the state board to become licensed. I remember starting this program thinking that it would be the longest eight months of my life.

Keywords: CND Additives   nail school   student blog   student issues  

Weeks 18 & 19: Excited About My New Career!

June 14, 2016  | Blog Post

Can I just say that life has truly been a whirlwind? Things are getting busier and busier by the moment and it's exciting and scary at the same time.

Keywords: nail school   student blog   student issues  

How to Get the Most From a Guest Speaker

June 7, 2016  | Article

In my last article, we discussed the benefits of introducing a guest speaker to your class. We learned that it can be very enriching and educational for both instructors and students, but do you know how to get the most out of having a guest speaker in your class?

Keywords: instructors   nail school   student issues  

Bellus Academy Shares Their Dream

May 31, 2016  | Video

To celebrate the courage, perseverance, and success of those who dream of joining the beauty and wellness industry, Bellus Academy has created a short video showcasing children pursuing their dreams of working in an industry that is all about helping others look and feel better. #iChoseBellus

Keywords: cosmetology schools   instructors   student issues  

The Professional Beauty Association Scholarship Winners Announced

May 25, 2016  | Article

Five recipients of the PBA 2016 Lifetime Member Scholarship will receive $1,000 each to be applied toward cosmetology education.

Keywords: PBA   scholarships   student issues  

Week 17: Rolling With the Punches

May 24, 2016  | Blog Post

This week was both aggravating and exciting. It started out rocky because of changes at school. I welcome change but I was aggravated because of how often and how dramatic the changes have been. Throughout this experience I have sat back and rolled with the punches, but something about this week didn't sit well with me.

Keywords: nail school   starter kits   student blog   student issues  

Turn Your Students Into Champions Via SkillsUSA Competitions

May 19, 2016  | Article

These contests, established in 1967, test students on real-world skills and connect them with potential employers. The Nail Care category lets students compete with other aspiring techs from around the country. The 52nd SkillsUSA National  Leadership and Skills Conference  — including the SkillsUSA  Championships — will be held in Louisville,  Ky., June 20-24, 2016.

Keywords: competitions   instructors   scholarships   student issues  

Round Up: What is the most challenging part of teaching?

April 28, 2016  | Article

We asked nail school instructors and owners to let us in on the most challenging aspects of their jobs and their least favorite subjects to teach.

Keywords: instructors   nail school   student issues  

Weeks 13 & 14: Sculpted Nails and Smooth Sailing

April 27, 2016  | Blog Post

I’m just moving along through the program and taking it all in, seizing every moment and learning all that I can. I am also zoning in on what my niche will be and I couldn’t be happier with the choice.

Keywords: nail school   student issues  

Week 12: On the Floor!

April 13, 2016  | Blog Post

It's official! I am on the clinic floor! I passed my test with a 95%, and I had my first client on Saturday for a pedicure.

Keywords: student blog   student issues  

Wash Your Hands: 5 Common Mistakes

April 12, 2016  | Article

Use these five tips to remind your students of the importance of properly washing their hands. Hand-washing is among the top suggestions for making sure you don’t catch what your clients and team members bring into the salon.

Keywords: handwashing   instructors   salon sanitation   student issues  

Week 11: Getting Ready for My Exam

April 11, 2016  | Blog Post

This was another week of studying for my progressive exam, and I will take the test next week. Nervous doesn't even begin to explain how I feel, but I strive for excellence so nothing but an "A" will do.

Keywords: nail school   student issues   student tests  

Hurry! Deadlines for PBA Scholarships Are Fast Approaching

April 7, 2016  | Article

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is now accepting applications for the 2016 Minerva Beauty Scholarship and the Hans Neumaier Memorial Scholarship.

Keywords: instructors   nail school   PBA   scholarships   student issues  

Week 10: Excited to Be Moving Forward!

April 1, 2016  | Blog Post

Have you ever been excited and nervous at the same time? Well, imagine my emotions when I found out it’s time for me to complete my requirements to move over to the clinic floor.

Keywords: nail school   student blog   student issues  

Could One of Your Recent Graduates Be NAILS’ Next Top Nail Artist?

March 28, 2016  | Article

NAILS’ Next Top Nail Artist is searching for licensed nail techs of all experience levels who have that “it” factor. Does one of your recent nail program graduates fit the bill?

Keywords: instructors   nail art contests   nail school   NAILS Next Top Nail Artist   student issues  

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