5 Reasons You Should Go To Cosmetology School

Jan 29 2020

Thinking about the future? If you’re considering cosmetology school, you should know this can be a great opportunity to learn new skills and make lifelong friends! Don’t believe us? Check out our top 6 reasons why attending a cosmetology school can be such a rewarding experience.

1. Flexible Education

Beauty school is a little different from attending a traditional college, and the classrooms may look a little bit different as well. You get to work with mannequins, salon chairs, hair colors, and more. At The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA) Kenosha, our curriculum is flexible and available completely online. We strive to accommodate students with busy lives and schedules.

mannequin head with styled hair

A cosmetology education teaches not only the theory behind hair science and skin chemistry, but also the techniques to applying makeup and hair colors. Some subjects you can expect to learn in cosmetology school are:

  • hair cutting
  • hair coloring
  • manicures and pedicures
  • makeup application
  • and facials!

At TSPA Kenosha, our programs are designed to have students practice in practical skills as well as academic, so you can be better prepared for both the written and practical elements of the state licensure exam. In Wisconsin, you must complete at least 1,550 hours of cosmetology instruction to apply to be licensed. Check out our blog on getting licensed in Wisconsin for more information!

2. Meet Amazing People

You can make a lot of friends during your time in cosmetology school! Your fellow students likely have a lot of the same dreams and interests as you. These are the people you can work together with in the student salon and learn from the same instructors and material. As you graduate, both instructors and peers could become coworkers, business partners, or local connections you can count on.

Here are some of the things our TSPA Kenosha students have said about the connections they made in school:

While at The Salon Professional Academy, I made new friends with the girls from my class who will always be a part of my life. Thank you for making my family bigger!
-Lauryn R.

Overall, my experience here at TSPA was great. The administration was very understanding and supportive. I also loved my teachers. I feel that they not only prepared me for an awesome career but also provided a positive learning environment that I could call home.
-Mirella R.

Book a tour by filling out this form and talk to our admissions office to see how you can begin your application. Connect with our social media pages and start talking to others who have the same dreams as you!

3. Be Creative Everyday

Being a creative person, you may be already drawn to cosmetology because it allows so much artistic freedom. You get to mix colors, styles, and you won’t necessarily be limited to hair. As a cosmetologist you can expand your skills in makeup, nails, and so much more.

TSPA student with pink eyeshadow look

One of the most rewarding parts of the job is helping others feel great about themselves! You can work with real clients in our student salon* and help them achieve the looks they want using your unique creativity. At TSPA Kenosha we hope to prepare graduates for today’s salon scene with modern beauty techniques and innovations.

*{All services provided under the supervision of a licensed professional}

4. Paying for School is Possible

At TSPA Kenosha we can offer financial aid to those who qualify. The first step for any student would be applying for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Our school code is: 041836. Applying can be done online and only takes about 30 minutes to complete.

back of woman's head with a layered long haircut

Once you know if you qualify for aid, you can speak to one of our admission team about scholarships or other payment options. Call us at 262.697.6000 ex.17 or email us at FinancialAid@KenoshaTSPA.com. Paying for school is possible, and we hope to make achieving your dreams possible too!

{Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.}

5. Find Jobs That Are In-Demand

Cosmetologists can have the opportunity to find a variety of work after graduation and licensure. In 2018, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said there would be an 8% increase of cosmetology jobs within the next decade. This type of occupation can sometimes offer flexible schedules, commutes, and other perks!

TSPA student with red hair shows off bridal hairstyling

Working in a salon is one of the obvious choices for a career in cosmetology, but it certainly isn’t the only one. Cosmetologists can also work in the entertainment industry, for magazines and online editorials, and in places like cruise ships or luxury spas. Read our blog on why now is a great time to enter the beauty industry and what new jobs are emerging.

Join The Salon Professional Academy

Attending beauty school can be a big boost for your future career. If you love helping others, are creative, friendly, and looking for a flexible alternative to traditional school, beauty school could be the perfect place for you! At TSPA Kenosha, we hope to develop our students into beauty professionals. Develop your talents with us, and discover a place you were always meant to be.

Contact us by filling out this form or at 262-697-6000 . We can’t wait to learn more about you and your passion for all things beauty!

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