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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

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

Where will the Cosmetology Jobs be in 2016?

As a cosmetologist, it’s your job to help people make the most out of the looks they were given through a variety of different treatments and methods. Some of your clients need help with their makeup, soliciting your services to analyze their skin while suggesting the most appropriate makeup solutions. For other clients you provide

#IamAVisualArtist

#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

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

Vidal Sassoon: The Man behind the Brand

When you mention the name Vidal Sassoon, it has become almost synonymous with hairstyling. Starting from the famous wedge bob to internationally known hairstyling salons and popular hairstyling products flooding the market, there’s no doubt that the name has become a brand unto itself. But who is the man behind the brand? How did he

How Long Does Cosmetology School Take in Texas

It takes between 1000 hours to complete a typical cosmetology course in an accredited cosmetology school in Texas. Of course, the actual course duration in terms of days and weeks depends on a number of factors including the specific school, mode of study (part-time or full time), and type of certification. In some states, licensing

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