How to Rock a Vampy Fall Makeup Look

When we think of fall makeup, the first thing that comes to mind is a bold look with a vampy lip at the center of it. We love this look at The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA), Collegeville because it’s a show-stopping look that anyone can pull off. Here are our tips on how to rock the vampy fall makeup trend!

Find the Perfect Vampy Lip Color for Your Skin Tone

At the heart of any autumnal makeup look is a deep, dark, beautiful lip color. These shades can seem intense, but there’s no reason to be afraid of the vampy lip! The key is to find the perfect shade for your skin tone.

Fair Skin

For those with fair skin, choose a rich berry tone. Make sure you think about your undertones as well. If you’re fair and cool-toned, choose something with a blue undertone. Those who are fair and warm-toned should choose a lip color with yellow undertone.

Pale woman with dark hair gets dark lipstick applied to her lips.

Light/Medium Skin

Choose reddish brown and plums if this is your skin tone. People with the light to medium-tan skin tones usually have a neutral/warm undertone. That means you can choose from a broad range of shades, whether you want a super bold violet or a more muted deep red color.

Actress Olivia Munn wears a dark lip.

Olive Skin

Olive and tan complexions look beautiful with deep maroons and brown-based lipsticks. While maroon will look the best with your undertone, you can also easily pull off mulberry and dark plum colors.

Kim Kardashian wears a vampy lip.

Deep Skin

Those with deep skin should choose dark purples and blue-based reds. Darker skin tones can also pull off purple and dark chocolate brown colors. Warm undertones look great with brown-hued shades, while cooler undertones are better off with a blue-based purple or red.

Beautiful woman with dark skin and a head-scarf wears a dark lip.

Prep Those Lips

When wearing an intense lip color, lip balm and lip liner will be your best friends. Moisturizing your lips will give the color a smooth base to work with. If your lips are dry and flaky, make sure you exfoliate with a lip scrub before applying any color. Lip liner isn’t vital for every lip color, but when dark colors bleed outside the natural lip line it will be noticeable. You can use a nude, nearly invisible liner, or find one that matches your lipstick. Using this to trace the border of your lips will keep everything looking neat and in place.

Woman lines her lips with a vampy lip pencil to match lipstick.

Keep Your Eyes Minimal

Keep in mind that this is just a suggestion, not a rule. When you wear a bold lip it’s going to make a statement. To keep things balanced, try keeping your eye makeup more minimal. This could mean just applying liquid liner and mascara, or even doing an eyeshadow look with neutral colors. However, if you’re feeling like going all out with a statement look, go for it! Pair that vampy lip with a smokey eye and fake eyelashes. It’s all about what makes you feel confident and happy!

Woman with dark lipstick and minimal eye makeup.

Pay Attention to Your Cheeks

A dark lipstick, especially for the fair-skinned out there, has the power to wash out your face. Keep things healthy looking with blush and bronzer. The bronzer will add warmth and definition back to your face, while the blush adds a beautiful flush of color. You can stick to neutral tones or go for a berry blush shade to match your lips!

Pale woman with intense lip color and blush.

Don’t Forget the Brows!

To finish balancing out your face, make sure to fill in your brows. The dark lipstick will draw attention to the lower half of your face. If your eyebrows are too light or not filled in, the focus will be unbalanced. For a polished, cohesive vampy look, whip out those brow products and get those babies filled in!

Woman with intense eyebrows and a bold lip.

Become a Vampy Makeup Pro

Do you want to learn all the tips and tricks for creating a ravishing vampy look? Contact TSPA Collegeville today to learn more about enrolling in our programs!

How to Prepare Yourself For a Career in Beauty! Part 2: Interview Prep

You did it! You graduated. Finally, with a license in hand, it’s time for the next step in your journey toward your potential career in beauty.

Interviews.

While this can seem very daunting, it’s also something to be excited about! We are here to help you prepare for job interviews. From research to building your confidence, we’ll cover it all. Let’s dive in!

Haven’t read part one yet? Click here to get the insight on step one in your journey!

1. Prepare Your Resume

You worked so hard on your education and perfecting your skills, now is the time to show it! Your resume is more important than you would think. Take the time to organize it and present it in a way that shows just how professional and suitable you are for a career in the beauty industry. Some things you should consider including in your resume are:

  • Your top work qualities.
  • Links to your social media profiles.
  • Contact info of your references.
  • Beauty skills you specialize in.
  • Name of the school you receive your training at.

The list above gives you a few ideas of what we would highly recommend you include in your resume. The final touch every resume should have is something that will help you stand out! That could be a quote from your favorite beauty artist, something about you that is interesting or light-hearted, or why you entered into the beauty industry. Another way to set yourself apart from the crowd is an interesting looking resume. You’re a creative, after all! Check out these unique and artistic design suggestions from Hloom.

Your resume is your personal ad, so make sure it’s unforgettable!

Person holding a resume at a desk in front of a laptop.

2. Do Your Research and Be Prepared

Many people think that when applying for a new job, the employer is the one that decides if you make the cut. We’re here to tell you that is not entirely true.

You are interviewing them just as much as they are interviewing you! You are the one that decides if you accept the job or not. That’s why it’s important to do your research. Before you go into an interview, it’s crucial that you know what the company does, what their priorities are, and what position you are applying for. While you are researching for the job you want, take the time to prepare yourself for the interview you will be walking into. You will want to be prepared for any questions that you might be asked during the interviews. Some common questions might include:

  • Tell me about yourself.
  • What are your strongest traits?
  • Tell me about a time you felt weak or unprepared in your job.
  • Why do you want to work in this salon/spa?
  • What attracted you to our salon/spa?
  • What were you doing before you decide to enter the beauty industry?
  • What do you know about our salon/spa and the services we offer?

It’s important to be prepared by researching the job that you want. When you are prepared you will come across more confident in yourself.

You might be given the opportunity to ask questions about the job you’re applying for. Here are a few that we suggest you ask!

  • What do you like most about your job?
  • What made you decide to work here?
  • What are the goals of the salon/spa for the next five years?
  • What about me makes you think I’d be a good fit for this job?

Woman in a red shirt at a laptop.

3. Build Your Portfolio

Your portfolio is just as important as your resume. A portfolio can be the final nudge for an employer to hire you as well as an excellent place to show examples of why you would benefit their salon or spa. Make sure to put in time and dedication to your portfolio to showcase your skills, talent, and successful projects that you have worked on. Begin your interview on the right foot! If you are feeling lost in what to include in your portfolio, here is what we suggest:

  • Photographs of hairstyles, hair colors, and haircuts that you created.
  • Your resume.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Events that you have worked on.

Notebooks lying next to a phone and coffee mug.

4. Look the Part

Looking your best can really set you apart from other applicants. We all know the saying, “dress for the job you want, not the job you have.” Interviewing in the beauty industry can be more intimidating than an average interview because the way you present yourself in your style will be noticed right away. If you are unsure of what to wear, give yourself time to prepare.Try on different outfits throughout the week to find a look that will wow your interviewer!

Here are some tips on making sure you look the part before you step into your interview.

Make sure your hair is done.
It may seem straightforward, but you’d be surprised how many stylists think that a plain ol’’ bun looks great. However, we suggest if you’re going to wear an updo you try something a bit more adventurous. Show off the skills you have on your own hair.

Do your makeup.
This is basically the same rule as your hair. Don’t go overboard with your makeup, but do your makeup professionally. Pretend you’re doing makeup for a model who is about to go on a business professional editorial shoot.

Wear salon-ready clothing.
All black is a pretty standard uniform at most salons and spas. We suggest showing off your wardrobe at your interview, but still keep it professional. Add a few pieces of personality. Your personality should shine through even though you’re dressed for an interview.

Young woman in a white blouse at a job interview.

5. Believe In Yourself!

At the end of the day, the most important thing to remember is to believe in yourself! People can tell if you have confidence in yourself. When they see that, they have confidence in you. You have worked hard on perfecting your skills, it’s time to make a potential career out of it. We hope these insights will help you step into your interview with confidence in yourself and what hopes to be a very successful career! If you want to pursue a potential career in beauty, make sure to contact us to learn more about our programs.

Smiling, confident young woman in a yellow shirt.

Make sure to check out our last blog, “How to Prepare Yourself For a Career in Beauty! Part 1: Get An Education”.

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How to Prepare Yourself For a Career in Beauty! Part 1: Get An Education

Entering the world of beauty can be one of the best decisions of your life! It’s an industry where you can leave your comfort zone, exercise your creativity, meet incredible people, be given amazing opportunities, and spread your wings! We want to see you succeed the best that you can. In order for you to find potential success, you must be prepared. In our “How to Prepare Yourself For a Career in Beauty” series, we will cover it all. From receiving the correct education to finding your potential career, and everything in between. First stop – an education!

Becoming prepared for a career in something you love is an exciting time in anyone’s life! Any type of training or work that is put into investing in yourself and your happiness is always worth the time. Here at The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA), Collegeville, we believe that investing in yourself is the best type of investment to make. Here we are going to tell you how you can prepare for a career in something that you love: beauty!

Do Your Research

Girl on laptop surrounded by beauty tools and makeup
A career in beauty can be the most exciting and fulfilling career for you! The best, and legal, way to pursue a beauty career is to first obtain a license. In order to get a license, you must receive the correct education. Going to school is the way to do it. Finding the right school for you doesn’t have to be a scary or intimidating task. You will want to attend a school that works with your schedule, makes you feel excited for your future in beauty, and one that you feel comfortable and accepted in.

At TSPA Collegeville, we work hard to give resources to our students – current, and future, so they know that we care about their success. That is why we offer tours for anyone that wants to get a first-hand look at what we are all about! When you pay us a visit, some of the things that can take place are:

  • Seeing our Student Salon Training Area in action
  • Meeting the cosmetology and esthetician instructors
  • Meeting the owner
  • Talking to current student
  • Receiving answers to any questions you may have
  • Seeing if you qualify for *financial aid or our scholarships

Take the time to research the school you want to go to. The education and work you put into your potential career goes to show how passionate and how important it is to you.

Accept Help!

two girls helping each other with homework
They say you’re only as good as the help you ask for. We believe that wholeheartedly. TSPA Collegeville wants to see each of our students reach their goals and find their success. That’s why we offer resources so each student can have the opportunity to better themselves and their skills! Some of our resources include:

  • One-one-one help from our instructors
  • *Financial aid to those who qualify
  • Opportunities for scholarships to those who qualify

Pay us a visit and let’s talk about your options. At the end of the day, your success is our success!

Get to Work!

Beauty stylist blow drying client's hair
Now that you have decided on which school you want to attend, it’s time to put in the work! You can learn the skills needed to thrive in a potential career that you have always wanted! Studying something that you are passionate about doesn’t have to seem like work. TSPA Collegeville offers a variety of programs that you can license in. Those programs are:

Our programs offer hands-on training with amazing brands such as REDKEN 5th Avenue NYC and Dermalogica. With great tools, and utilizing innovative techniques, we hope to see you succeed as much as we know you can.

Each program requires a certain amount of hours in order complete them. At TSPA Collegeville those hours are:

  • Cosmetology: 1,250 hours
  • Esthetics: 300 hours
  • Nail Technology: 200 hours
  • Educator Training: 500 hours

After completing the required hours of your selected program, the next steps are to:

Why An Education is Important

You may be wondering why an education is beauty is so crucial to your success. There are so many things an education can give you. An education can open the door to more opportunities that you might not have otherwise. Besides the amount of skills and professionally techniques that you can acquire from dedicating yourself to an education, an education is the legal route to go! In order to practice cosmetology and esthetics you must have a license.

Finally, an education can give you the confidence in yourself as you enter the beauty industry. When you practice on specific skills and techniques you can gain the self-assurance that you have the ability to create a career you could be proud of!

It’s Time

It’s time that you finally invest in yourself and your dreams. No more waiting! Your hard work can pay off with all of your passion and ambition. Contact us to schedule a tour and to see what your options are. We want to work with you to reach your finish line!

Check out some of our past blogs to become even more prepared for the world of beauty!

“Should You Choose Cosmetology or Esthetics? Find Out Now!”
“Take These High School Classes to Prepare for Beauty School!”
“How Ready Are You for Beauty School?”

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Should You Choose Cosmetology or Esthetics? Find Out Now!

If you’re curious about a future in beauty, it’s important to decide which path you want to take. At The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA), Collegeville, we offer both cosmetology and esthetics programs. Depending on your interests, you might prefer one over the other. Take our quiz to see which program you should choose!

Now that you know which program could be best suited to you, take the next steps! Contact us to schedule a tour or request more information about the cosmetology or esthetics program at TSPA Collegeville. Your beautiful journey starts here!

Want to read more about cosmetology and esthetics? Check these posts out!

6 Movies That Will Inspire You to Become a Cosmetologist

What to Expect on a Beauty School Tour

Unique Cosmetology Careers

It’s Tour Time at TSPA Collegeville!

Have you dreamed of a career in beauty where you can be creative? The first step is attending cosmetology school! If you’re considering attending The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA), Collegeville, we highly recommend that you schedule a tour with us. This is a great way to get a feel of our campus and meet some of our educators and students.

Here’s why a tour of TSPA Collegeville could be an exciting adventure!

Infographic about tours at TSPA Collegeville.

Start Your Adventure!

To get started on your future in cosmetology, contact TSPA Collegeville today!

6 Movies That Will Inspire You to Become a Cosmetologist

Have you ever been inspired to do something because of a movie? Certain films can be extremely influential, especially when it comes to making choices for your future. We’ve picked six of our favorite movies that could inspire you to choose cosmetology as a career. From dark and quirky to emotional and lighthearted, this list has something for everyone!

1. “Edward Scissorhands”

Tim Burton’s 1993 film about a misunderstood young man with scissors for hands has become a beloved classic. Sure, we all remember Johnny Depp’s leather outfit, Winona Ryder’s giant doe eyes, the bright pastel houses, the scary dark castle, and a cameo by horror legend Vincent Price. But what about those haircuts? In one of the movie’s most famous scenes, Edward wins the heart of the neighborhood when he gives the women (and dogs!) haircuts with his scissorhands. While these wild, ridiculous hairstyles are not something you’d actually want to give clients in a salon, it’s a fun and creative take on haircutting that only someone like Tim Burton could come up with.

2. “Steel Magnolias”

Grab your tissues for this one, because you’re going to laugh and cry. Set in the 1980s in a small Louisiana town, this movie follows the lives of six women who love and support each other through difficult times. It all starts when Shelby Eatenton (Julia Roberts) and her mother M’Lynn (Sally Field) visit Truvy’s (Dolly Parton) hair salon to get ready for Shelby’s wedding. Throughout the film, the hair salon becomes more than a setting, it’s another character. The characters have their most intimate, funny, and heartbreaking conversations within this space. If you want to see some seriously big ‘80s hair and learn how much a trip to the salon can help someone feel better, check this funny tearjerker out.

Dolly Parton and Julia Roberts

3. “Hairspray”

As its name would suggest, hair is a big deal in this upbeat musical movie. In 1960s Baltimore, the dance-obsessed teenager Tracy Turnblad auditions to become a dancer on “The Corny Collins Show”. When she wins, she’s exposed to a whole new world of celebrity, which she finds out has its ugly side. As it’s set in the 1960s, “Hairspray” pays important attention to themes of racial inequality and integration. It also does a great job of depicting how people looked during this era, especially when it comes to the hairstyles. The beehives, bouffants, and flipped bobs in this movie are spot-on, and the makeover scene (featuring John Travolta as a woman) will make you wish you could work in a musical salon!

Cast of Hairspray dancing.

4. “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”

Set in a dark and dreary Victorian London, ex-convict Benjamin Barker (Johnny Depp) returns to his home after being in prison on a false charge for 15 years. When he discovers what happened to his wife and daughter during his absence, he becomes obsessed with getting revenge on the men who destroyed his life. Under the pseudonym, Sweeney Todd, he takes up his old post as a barber, where he gives straight razor shaves that you won’t soon forget. His bloodthirst does well to help out his neighbor, Mrs. Lovett (Helena Bonham Carter), who owns a pie shop and can’t find good meat to fill the crusts. We won’t spoil any more of this dark and twisted musical thriller, but if you’re interested in learning to cut men’s hair, this is a movie about what NOT to do.

Johnny Depp as Sweeney Todd

5. “Beauty Shop”

In this comedy, Gina Norris (played by Queen Latifah) is a gifted stylist who has just relocated to Atlanta so her daughter can attend music school. After being repeatedly beaten down by her boss (Kevin Bacon), Gina decides to open her own salon. She buys a run-down salon, as it’s all she can afford, and works hard to build it from the ground up. Though she constantly runs into roadblocks like disrespectful clients, a jealous former boss, and a ruthless health inspector, Gina fights for her dreams and never quits. This movie is a great representation of how important passion and drive are in the beauty industry!

Queen Latifah in Beauty Shop.

6. “Legally Blonde”

When California sorority girl Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) heads to Harvard to prove that blondes can do more than have fun, she realizes how unfriendly the Ivy League can be. To comfort herself, Elle heads to the salon for a manicure, where she befriends a lonely manicurist named Paulette (Jennifer Coolidge). Paulette empowers Elle to show the Harvard snobs that you can be smart and beautiful, and Elle uses her new legal expertise to help Paulette deal with a deadbeat ex-husband. This movie is a great example of cosmetologists helping clients and making good friends along the way. Did we mention the salon is where the ultra-important “bend and snap” scene happens?

Reese Witherspoon as Elle Woods

Follow Your Inspiration and Choose Cosmetology!

If you’re considering a movie marathon now, you should check out our cosmetology program at The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA), Collegeville! Contact us today to learn more or schedule a tour. We’re here to help you follow your inspiration and achieve your dreams!

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Take These High School Classes to Prepare for Beauty School!

As a high school student, you might be thinking about your future after graduation. Beauty school at The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA), Collegeville could be a great option for you if you’re a creative person who’s passionate about beauty. To prepare for beauty school, there are a few classes you should include in your high school schedule. These classes will give you a basic knowledge of certain subjects that could be important during your beauty coursework!

Chemistry

Stylists mix colors and other chemicals every single day. It’s important to know how products will react when they’re mixed together because the wrong mixture could result in a bad color or botched bleach job. When you have this knowledge ahead of time, it can prevent you from making a mistake when working on a client.

Chemistry set.

Theater

Taking theater class could have multiple benefits for future cosmetology students. Acting teaches you how to get out of your comfort zone and engage with other people. Theater could also give you the chance to learn about stage makeup, lighting, costuming, and set design. Learning all of these things is a great way to realize how multiple parts can come together to create something that looks amazing!

Students in theater class.

Anatomy

When you work in a salon or spa environment, you’ll work directly with people’s hair, skin, nails, feet, and faces. A basic knowledge of human anatomy can be beneficial. It can help you know how to approach different parts of the body. When you’re providing skin treatments, it will be useful to know about the anatomy and physiology of the skin. This can help you know what services to offer specific clients and how a product or treatment might react on the skin. You’ll also learn anatomy while attending beauty school, so taking the class in high school is a great way to get a jumpstart on your vocabulary!

Skeleton in an anatomy classroom.

Public Speaking

Working in a salon or spa is an extroverted job. You’ll likely speak with different people every day, from clients and coworkers to distributors and salon owners. A public speaking class, scary as it can seem, pushes you out of your shell and helps you learn how to talk in front of others with confidence. You want to be able to answer any client questions with full authority, right? Take this class as an opportunity to put yourself out there and find your voice!

Female student public speaking.

Art

Art is the perfect class for creative expression. Whether you’re painting, drawing, sketching, or sculpting, this is an important class for anyone who wants to work in the beauty industry. When you’re in art class, you’ll learn foundational basics like the color wheel, color mixing, and design principles. All of these are important when it comes to hair styling and makeup artistry. An art class can help you develop your sense of color and texture and teach you about basic aesthetics.

Colorful tubes of paint.

Call Us to Learn About Beauty School

Are you ready to hit the books and prepare yourself for the future? If you’re interested in beauty school after high-school, call TSPA Collegeville today! We offer a cosmetology, esthetics, and nail technology program. We’re here to answer any of your questions or help you schedule a tour.

Want to learn more about a beauty industry future? Check out these blog posts!

Read: “Unique Cosmetology Careers”

Read: “What to Expect on a Beauty School Tour”
Read: “Is Cosmetology Your Next Adventure? Take Our Quiz.”

Unique Cosmetology Careers

If you’re a creative person seeking an energetic work environment, studying cosmetology at The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA), Collegeville could open up the doors to a bright future. Many people associate cosmetology with being a hairstylist. While this is a career option for cosmetologists, there can be many other options for your future after receiving a cosmetology license.

Theatrical and Performance Makeup Artist

Are you passionate about the arts? Is Halloween your favorite holiday? This could be your chance to create characters every single day. This career option can allow you to take your passion for makeup to the extreme. Sometimes it’s just about enhancing a stage actor’s appearance so an audience can see their expressions. Other times you might be transforming someone into a totally different human character or scary creature. Whether it’s stage makeup for a live performance or detailed character makeup for a film, working as a performance makeup artist is a great opportunity for a creative future.

Woman with scary theatrical makeup.

Fashion and Editorial Stylist

When you work in the fashion industry, you have the chance to work behind the scenes on large-scale, professional photo shoots or runway fashion shows. If you grew up loving fashion magazines and are always up-to-date on trends, this could be the job for you. The hair and makeup looks created for fashion shows and photoshoots are typically what set the trends for the entire year. As the person creating these looks, your work could be on display to millions of people. It’s can be a great place to express creativity and take risks with avant-garde looks.

Makeup artist does a young woman's lipstick.

Cosmetology Educator

This could be a great way to pass along the knowledge you gained in cosmetology school. Working as a cosmetology educator can be an option for those who love working with people, want to help others succeed, and have a passion for learning and education. As a cosmetology educator, you can be employed at schools like TSPA Collegeville. Teaching can be a rewarding career and a great way to spend time with people, especially if you’re teaching a subject you love.

Platform Artist

A platform artist must wear many hats. In this job, you’re an educator, performer, salesperson, and hairstylist. Platform artists perform on stage at beauty shows, demonstrations, industry events, and seminars. As a platform artist, you can use your skills and talents to educate and entertain other cosmetologists, students, industry professionals. For people who are outgoing and creative, this is an excellent chance to engage with an audience, show off your creative talents, and help others learn.

Makeup artist demonstrating makeup on dark haired woman.

Salon or Spa Owner

For those who are entrepreneurial and have always dreamed of owning a business, a cosmetology license can be the first step toward owning your own salon or spa. Salon owners are in control of every aspect of the salon. Making a profit, finding clients, branding, marketing, finding space to rent, hiring staff, and dealing with financial matters are all a part of the responsibilities of a salon owner. It all starts with a cosmetology license, renting space in salons, and working your way up to the top.

Blonde woman at front of spa.

Get Your Cosmetology License!

Ready to get started on an exciting future in the beauty industry? Call TSPA Collegeville to learn more about our cosmetology program! You can also call us to schedule a tour. We’d love to hear from you!

For more information about our graduation rates, the median loan debt of students who completed the program and other information visit www.tspacollegeville.com

How Ready Are You for Beauty School?

Are you thinking about going to beauty school? This can be an exciting first step for your future, but beauty school is also a lot of hard work! It’s important to make sure you’re ready. Take our quiz to find out how prepared you are for beauty school!

 

 

Whether you’re fully prepared for beauty school or need some more time, we can help you! Contact TSPA Collegeville for more information or to schedule a tour. We’d love to hear from you and answer any questions you might have about our programs.

What to Expect on a Beauty School Tour

You’ve decided you want to pursue an education in beauty. Congratulations! Now that you know you’re interested, the first step is to schedule a tour with us at The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA), Collegeville. The tour can be a key part of the process, as you get to meet staff at the school, see the campus, watch students at work, and ask any questions you might have.

What Can I Expect on the Tour?

When you first visit us, bring a parent, friend, or another family member with you. This is a big move for your future, and it’s good to have a support system. After arriving, you’ll meet with a staff member who will serve as your tour guide. On the tour, you’ll get to see classrooms, break rooms, manicure/pedicure rooms, and more. You’ll be introduced to more members of school’s staff and also see students in the classroom or working in the student salon training area. Some students might even be working on actual clients.

What Questions Should I Ask?

During the tour, you’re going to receive a lot of information. It’s likely that you’ll have a lot of questions as a result of this. Now is the perfect time to ask all your questions so you can feel clear and confident in your decision to attend our school.

Good questions to ask during your tour are:

  • Is the school accredited?
  • How much does the program cost?
  • Do you offer forms of financial assistance?
  • How long does the program take to complete?
  • What skills and techniques will I learn?
  • What equipment do I need?
  • Who will be teaching me?
  • How is the program structured?
  • Will I be able to practice on models and other students?
  • Can you help me find work after graduation?

Make It an Interview

The tour is a great time for you to learn about us, but it’s also an excellent opportunity for us to learn about you. As you would with any job interview, you should dress to impress, arrive on time, and pay attention throughout the tour. Another tip is to remember to just be yourself. If you’re passionate about a career in cosmetology, esthetics, or nail tech, it will show through during the tour. We want to admit passionate, dedicated students to TSPA Collegeville, so make sure to let your personality shine through!

Schedule Your Tour Now

Ready to get started on the path to becoming a cosmetologist, esthetician, or nail technician? Schedule your tour with TSPA Collegeville today. You can also call us with any other questions before scheduling a tour.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median loan debt of students who completed the program and other information visit http://www.tspacollegeville.com/

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