Learner Spotlight: Rachel

"The Academy of Beauty Professionals has friendly atmosphere, the instructors are caring and understanding, and they are genuinely dedicated to the learners."

Meet Rachel! She’s a talented graduate from the Cosmetology program at Academy of Beauty Professionals: Raymore, MO. Rachel provided a testimony about her beauty passion and her experiences within the beauty industry.

If you’re passionate about any aspect of the beauty industry, there’s a chance you’ve thought about pursuing a career in beauty. Whether you’re exploring the field or you’re ready to take the plunge – getting to hear the first-hand experience from a previously enrolled learner gives you the inside perspective you’ve been looking for. Here is an exclusive interview with Rachel.

What program course were you enrolled in?

Cosmetology!

What did you start your learning with us?

I started my learning with Academy of Beauty Professionals on June 21, 2021. 

Congratulations on recently graduating! When did you complete the program?

Thank you! I completed the program and graduated on November 23, 2022. Funnily enough, as I’m graduating, my family is joining! My cousin recently started her schooling here as well. 

How was your experience with the training you received?

I enjoyed it! The curriculum was good, the hands-on learning was especially beneficial for me, and the techniques we learned were easy to understand with the support we had.  

How was your experience with the instructors?

The instructors were all friendly and dedicated to their role in supporting our learning. I really felt they took their time with both the training and the learners. I was definitely given ample individual attention! 

How can we best support you as your continuing your beauty journey and entering into your career?

I need to make sure I can pass state boards! I appreciate that the instructors have been dedicated and helpful with my state board prep. I’m also in the process of securing employment!