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Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Learning

When considering an online education in fields like massage, cosmetology, esthetics and more it’s crucial to understand the differences between synchronous and asynchronous learning and the impact that will have on your online experience. Online learning has become increasingly popular in the past few years and with the ongoing pandemic it has become the only

Theoretical Vs. Practical Learning in Online Classes

Learning is a process. And learning online is no different than learning in a traditional setting. There are two main components that contribute to learning and when learning in a remote environment, these components take on a different life. Learning is meant to produce changes in an individual whether it’s acquired through taking classes at

Advances in Remote Learning

The idea of distance education has been in place for centuries, dating back to the 1800s. This type of learning emerged as a painfully slow process where teachers would teach lessons or assign homework through handwritten mail that may take weeks to arrive and the student would respond in a similar manner. Although it may

5 Reasons Why Online Classes Are Beneficial

With a large portion of the nation under social distancing restrictions, working and learning from home have become the new normal. Adapting to a new environment can be difficult, especially during unprecedented times. Education has drastically changed over the last few months and remote learning has become a staple for every program whether it’s a

New 1000 hour Cosmetology Program saves time and money!

What’s New? Starting in May 2020 a cosmetology license in Texas can now be earned with just 1000 hours of training.  Prior to this, those that wanted to earn a cosmetology license had to complete 1500 hours of training.  This represents a significant saving in time and lowers a student’s cost of attendance!   Some questions

The History of Distance Education

During these uncertain times social distancing has become the new normal. We’ve had to adapt in every aspect of our lives from wearing masks in the grocery to taking classes online. Online classes can be utilized for beauty school, massage school, cosmetology school, esthetics school and almost any other type of training or program. Remote

Step-by-Step Up-Do Tutorial for Beginners

Meghan Markle’s stunning up-dos are inspiring women all around the globe to ditch the messy bun and get creative with their up-dos. Not sure how to make your up-dos look fab? We got you covered!  Are you ready? Here’s what you will need:  Prep hair with 1/4′ curling iron, curling away from the face. Clip away

Beauty Changes Lives Scholarship Opportunities: How to Score a Scholarship

Around here, Beauty Changes Lives Scholarship opportunities are a big deal. After all, the awesome non-profit organization plans to award hundreds of dollars on Scholarships that can be applied towards Cosmetology or Esthetics programs at approved schools, such as Avenue Five Institute. All students who have completed less than 50% of their program are encouraged to apply.

Cosmetology School in Austin Receives 4 Modern Salon Awards in 2017

What makes a cosmetology school in Austin, or anywhere else in the world, a great place to advance your artistic and professional abilities? In order to uncover just that, MODERN SALON Media joined forces with the American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) to create an annual Excellence in Education campaign. The goal is to create and

9 Marketing Tips for Hairdressers & Cosmetology Students

Want to grow your business as a cosmetology student? These marketing tips for hairdressers are here to help you slay the competition! Are you a cosmetology student in Austin? If yes, it’s never too early to start building your clientele with the following marketing tips for hairdressers. 1. Create new business profiles/pages on social media.

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