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Trade school tips to keep you a step ahead; make the most out of your trade school experience as a soon-to-be electrician, dental hygienist, paralegal, nurse, graphic designer, and others.

Should You Lose Your Accent?
I grew up in Rock Ferry Wirral and in the 70s my family witnessed a murder. Not long after that, I was diagnosed with speech problems, hyperactivity, and lack of coordination. I was from a working-cla...
Mira Raney7 months ago
The Realities of Culinary School
I am about a year out from culinary school now, and I find myself missing it often. It was one of the best and hardest experiences of my life. If you’re here, you’re probably considering culinary scho...
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Paytan Addley9 months ago
The Unconventional College Life
Well it all starts senior year of high school, where it does for everyone: the bone chilling, stomach wrenching waiting, waiting for the letter that seals your fate one way or the other. After 4 years...
Annisa Lovea year ago
Cosmetology School: Is It Right for You?
I started cosmetology school because I love makeup, and I recently started loving hair. I am not attending the class at a private school like most, I am attending at a community college. The school I'...
My Life as a Born Again Culinarian
I went to culinary school because I love food. But not just any food. I love greasy homestyle comfort food that mama used to make. The real version of Southern cooking, not that Ree Drummond crap you ...
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Amy Sherlocka year ago
How Drama Schools Turn Dreams Into Money
Everybody's thought about how amazing it would be to pretend for a living. To act out those scenes we see on the big screens or dazzle the crowd with your tear jerking performance. To connect with peo...
A. Lelloa year ago
Confessions of a Beauty School Graduate, Part Six
At the tail-end of the sophomore semester, just before Charlie left on maternity leave, it was time for the academy's Fashion and Hair Show. The whole academy mingled together for the project; instruc...
A. Lelloa year ago
Confessions of a Beauty School Graduate, Part Five
The semesters were set up to last a month at the Academy. While you only spent four weeks with the instructors, you spent over 10 months growing close to the group you started with. By the time the fi...
A. Lelloa year ago
Confessions of a Beauty School Graduate, Part Four
One of the guys in my class pissed me off by existing. You know the type, someone just doesn’t fit your ideal and everything about them makes you roll your eyes. You watch them pick up a pen, and that...
A. Lelloa year ago
Confessions of a Beauty School Graduate, Part Three
I hate “firsts.” First days of school, first days on the job, first dates, first time driving, first drink, first time ANYTHING. My life has been burdened, furthermore, with the gift of social awkward...
A. Lelloa year ago
Confessions of a Beauty School Graduate, Part Two
“You’re sure you want to do this?” My mother drove me to take a tour of one of the top cosmetology schools in the country. It was cold, raining, and just a week after our first snowfall — that way all...
A. Lelloa year ago
Confessions of a Beauty School Graduate, Part One
It’s an amazing and daunting thing trying to figure out your life. I knew what I wanted to do, knew that I wanted to amount to something. I knew that really young…the trouble was that I didn’t know ho...