Blog vs. Exam

Blog vs. Exam

Is it a TEST, or is it an EXAM Are you taking a cosmetology test or are you taking a cosmetology exam; and does it really make a difference? And when looking to purchase cosmetology questions, should you Google – cosmetology practice test questions or cosmetology...

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DO YOU HEAR THAT SOUND

DO YOU HEAR THAT SOUND

Its’ the sound of people crying.  Crying after they failed their State Board Exam. And only a few hours earlier they were  so confident and full of smiles. In fact, many had a big party planned to celebrate their passing; oh well, maybe next time. If you think the...

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Playing the Lottery

Playing the Lottery

What’s more fun than playing the Lottery? Probably winning the Lottery! And what’s more fun than winning the Lottery? O.K., probably nothing – but passing your State Board Exam the 1st time will be pretty exciting! Every week we receive calls to our office from...

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Battle of the Textbooks

Battle of the Textbooks

The State Board Examination is written using two main textbooks: Milady / Cengage and Salon Fundamentals / Pivot Point. Only a handful of schools use both textbooks, how about your school? Keep in mind that although both textbooks are good, THEY ARE DIFFERENT. And...

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Do You Want The Whole Pizza?

Do You Want The Whole Pizza?

Have you seen the T.V. commercial where the guy opens his pizza box and a piece is missing? Whats’ that about? Well that’s what it’s like if you order State Board Exam study materials and questions from some of our competitors. Right on the website of at least one...

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So Many Companies Want My Money,

So Many Companies Want My Money,

Which One Should I Choose *Everyone wants to pass their State Board Exam, the 1st time. * And every company tells you they can help you do that. *Some companies claim to have the questions direct from this years’ State Board Exam. *And other companies offer a Money...

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Commission or Booth Rental

  Early in the year,  American Salon magazine had a story pointing out some of the pros & cons of working in a commission salon or a rental salon. The article didn't say that one was better than the other, but it did point out a few things a stylist -...

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Things No One Told Me (part #1)

It wasn't until after I completed cosmetology school and passed my State Board Exam that I realized there was a whole lotta stuff that no one bothered to tell me. So now I am going to tell you. Below is a list of things I eventually figured out for myself - the hard...

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Things No One Told Me (part #2)

4 - Figure Out Where You Want To Live, and Go There.      Why spend years of your life trying to establish a clientele in a city or state that you do not like. Eventually you will move and need to build a clientele all over again; or, spend the rest of your life in a...

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Things No One Told Me (part #3)

7 - Should You Look For a Position As An Assistant? Maybe. The right answers depends upon your long term goals. For many new stylists, an assistant position is like winning the lottery! Not only does it come with a regular paycheck and "Tips", but you will actually...

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