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Student Spotlight: Jose Arreola – Great Clips Scholarship Winner

Who says you can’t soar with shears? The Great Clips Scholarship Program aims to promote careers in cosmetology by providing tuition assistance or cosmetology tools to help students get started in the field. To make it easier, Great Clips provides over $100,000 in scholarships and professional tools to cosmetology students each year! The scholarship award

Avenue Five Institute is Modern Salon Magazine’s MOST AWARDED School in 2016!

Each year, MODERN SALON Media collaborates with the American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) to help conduct MODERN SALON’s Excellence in Education program. The purpose of this program is to encourage best practices amongst beauty schools and to celebrate great education being delivered to students at top schools across the United States. This year, Avenue

It’s a Fashion & Arts Palooza!

We would like to send a big THANK YOU to the wonderful and inspiring Keteshia Greene! On October 3rd, Keteshia hosted her first show: Fashion and Arts Palooza. She wanted to celebrate the amazing cosmetology and makeup industry and to express her appreciation for those who supported her along the way. The event was a


#TeamAve5 is a united family. We support each other and we applaud our successes and accomplishments, and that is why we’re coming together, along with the entire industry, to support the #IamAVisualArtist campaign. This empowering campaign aims to petition the Bank of England to add Vidal Sassoon’s name BACK onto the nominations list of those

How to Become a Cosmetologist in Texas

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics states that cosmetology is an occupation that’s a bit higher in demand than the average job occupational field, with a 13% projected growth in demand for cosmetologists between 2012 and 2022, higher than the 11 percent increase for all occupations as a whole. As more spas and salons open

Get To Know Our Rock Star Team – Emmanuel Aguilar

It’s no secret that Avenue Five is super proud of our talented team of highly experienced educators. We always say that they’re not here because they have to be but because they want to be. And we’re not kidding. Our Instructors are rock stars (#TeamAve5!) and they’re fully dedicated to our students. They give them

4 Things Your Cosmetology School NEEDS to Have

There are several things to take into consideration when choosing the right cosmetology school. It’s a task that should never be taken lightly. After all, it’s an investment in your future. As you begin your search, keep the following four things in mind. Doing so will make it much easier to find the cosmetology program that’s

Not Sure What to Do After High School? 3 Very Big Reasons to Consider Beauty College

Are you aware that it may be possible to start attending beauty college while still in high school? In fact, more and more students are taking advantage of this option. There are several great reasons to continue your education this way. Three of them are highlighted below. Relatively Short Course Study According to, some