Partner Spotlight – Prestige Beauty School

This month, we’re excited to spotlight our partnership with Prestige Beauty School. Prestige is one of two cosmetology schools The Pursuit Institute partners with for our students. Our collaboration with Prestige has significantly enhanced the student experience, while preparing students for careers in cosmetology. Learn more from our Q&A session with Prestige.

How has your partnership with TPI benefited students and schools?

Our partnership with TPI has significantly benefited both students and schools by aligning with the overarching objective of creating a holistic system for successful student transitions into postsecondary education and engaged employment. For students, our program provides invaluable skills in cosmetology, empowering them to embark on professional careers, achieve financial independence and foster self-reliance without accruing substantial debt. By offering an alternative pathway to traditional higher education, we equip students with practical skills and opportunities for immediate entry into the workforce.


How do you ensure alignment between your organization’s goals and our program’s objectives?

We maintain alignment between our organization’s overarching goals and the specific objectives of Pursuit Institute’s program through unwavering communication and collaboration with all partners involved. By fostering an environment of open dialogue and shared purpose, we ensure that everyone is fully engaged and working toward a common vision: the success of our students.


What industry certifications or credentials can students access in cosmetology through our partnership? 

Students gain access to a comprehensive array of industry certifications and credentials essential for a successful career in cosmetology. These include a State-certified Professional License, opportunities for professional networking and advanced classes covering a spectrum of essential skills such as color theory, hair cutting techniques, and chemical texture services. Additionally, our program offers courses in business management and customer service, ensuring students are well-equipped to excel in the competitive cosmetology industry. Furthermore, we provide valuable guidance on resume writing and interview skills, empowering students to confidently navigate the job market upon completion of their training.


What trends or innovations are shaping your industry?

The cosmetology industry is continually evolving, driven by emerging trends and innovations that shape the way beauty professionals work and serve their clients. One significant trend we’re observing is the increasing demand for personalized beauty solutions, driven by consumers’ desire for individualized experiences and products tailored to their unique needs. This trend encompasses everything from customized skincare regimens to personalized hair color formulations. Additionally, advancements in technology are revolutionizing the way beauty services are delivered, with innovations such as laser and light therapy. Lastly, staying informed about regulatory changes and compliance requirements is crucial for success.


How do you measure the impact of our partnership?

Our ultimate measure of success lies in the achievements of our students. We consider ourselves successful when our students excel in their education, demonstrate proficiency in their state licensure examinations, and secure meaningful employment in the cosmetology industry. Witnessing our students thrive and embark on successful careers is the true testament to the effectiveness of our program and we seek partnerships that underpin that objective.




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