cosmetology school or college

Quiz: College or Cosmo?

If you have been asking yourself whether you should go to a traditional four year college or cosmetology school, you’re not alone. Many cosmetology students wrestled with this question before they decided to join the ranks of the beauty industry. If you want to know whether cosmetology school or a traditional four year college is right for you, take our quiz!

If cosmo school is for you, check out our cosmetology program . We can help you get started on your future as a beauty professional today. Contact us, and we can answer any questions you may have. We can’t wait to hear from you!

Infographic: Employment Statistics for Cosmetologists

If you’re thinking about going to cosmetology school, you have almost certainly wondered what the job market looks like. After all, you don’t want to spend the time and money on an education if you can’t get a job when it’s all said and done. Check out our infographic to see what the possibilities are like!

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Festival Hero: How Cosmetology School Can Help You Off the Beaten Path


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Chances are that you’re either considering attending a music festival this year or have already been to one. If so, then you know how much work goes into the makeup and clothes for the experience, but have you ever thought … Continue reading

How Long Does Cosmetology School Take


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As you might guess, a burning question in the minds of many budding cosmetologists is “How long does cosmetology school take?”. Let’s face it, most people don’t look forward to years of classroom time and studying. If you happen to … Continue reading

Discover The Secret to Not Losing Your Day Job While You Study for a Cosmetology Career at Night

Study Cosmetology at Night

Great news! There’s absolutely no reason that a hectic schedule should prevent you from having a cosmetology career. There are several things you can do, in regard to managing your time, so you can study at night. Here are a few to consider.

Schedule Your Time

Scheduling your time is a great way to be more productive. Try to do it at least a week in advance. If possible, schedule a dedicated time to study and stick with it is much as you can. During that time, turn off your phone and any other distractions. Don’t check your email or social media accounts. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by how much you can get accomplished.

Get Up Early

Getting up early typically means that you have time to get more things done. When this happens, it also means you have more time to study at night. If you’re not a morning person, you might find the transformation into an early riser slightly difficult. However, as each day goes by it will be easier to get into the groove.

Learn How to Say No

While it may be challenging, one of the most important skills you’ll need to master is the ability to say “no”. As long as it doesn’t directly involve the health and well-being of your immediate family, gently remind friends that you need time to study. Most of them will be accommodating to the situation and totally willing to spend time with you when you truly can.

Change Your Mindset

Bestselling author, Stephanie O’Dea, suggests that changing your mindset is crucial to time management. She goes on to say, “It’s the largest obstacle to overcome. If you’ve already decided you don’t have enough time in the day, you’ve already defeated yourself.”

Find Your Most Productive Time

Many people prefer studying at night, especially when it seems to be their most productive time of the day. Remember, you’re always most efficient when you’re feeling your best.

Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep, every night, is extremely important. Your brain needs rest to perform well. Remember, the things you don’t get done one day will still be waiting for you the next. Don’t sweat the small stuff!

Looking for Quality Cosmetology Training in Evening Classes?

At The Studio Academy of Beauty, we know that many aspiring cosmetologists are already working other jobs, with dreams of starting a new career.  This is why we provide both day and evening classes, to accommodate for busy schedules, and you can start whenever you’re ready as our classes form every month.

Learn more about our cosmetology program, and schedule a tour of one of our three campuses to get a sense of the experience that awaits you.

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