Checklist for Enrolling at TSPA San Jose

Are you thinking about turning your passion for hair and makeup into a career by applying for beauty school? Although beginning your journey toward a career in beauty is exciting, there’s a lot of things to know that can make the process feel overwhelming. That’s why we want to help you get started to take any pressure off your shoulders and reassure you that you got this. Here at The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA), San Jose, our students are our priority. Future and current. Here’s everything you need to know as you get started!

Take a Look at Our Enrollment Process

Here is a simple step-by-step of what our enrollment process looks like.

  • Fill out our application form on our website.
  • Our Admissions Advisors Kristen Stanley or Krista Periandri will contact you to schedule an Virtual Tour and Financial Aid interview.
  • Schedule a Virtual Tour held every Tuesday and Thursday at 11:30am or 2:30 pm. Going on now  to help everyone stay safe and healthy.
  • Complete the enrollment paperwork.

With the COVID-19 outbreak, students at our school can now do all these steps for enrollment completely online. We will continue to keep you updated on our distance education opportunities and when we can expect students to continue their lessons at our campus.

Enrollment Checklist

Before you can become a student at TSPA San Jose there are a few things that must be done. We don’t want you to get overwhelmed so we have made you a checklist. Follow this list and soon enough you could be ready to begin your beauty education!

Receive your high school diploma or GED

Before you can enroll into TSPA San Jose you must have graduated high school or have received your GED. Contact your high school admissions board to figure out your options!

Take our Virtual Tour!

When you Schedule A Virtual Tour we will show you around virtually! You will see all TSPA has to offer  and get a feel for what your future could look like as a student at TSPA San Jose. Come well prepared with any questions that you might have so you can find out more about your personal beauty journey and how you can get started. Don’t forget a pen and paper! Here are some questions you should consider asking during the tour.

  • Do you offer the program I am interested in?
  • What does the program cover?
  • How long will it take until I graduate?
  • What are some of my options once I graduate?
  • How much is the tuition? Do I need to make a down payment?
  • How do I qualify for financial aid?
  • What is the structure of the curriculum?
  • What does the school do to prepare me for the state board exam?
  • What comes in my kit?
  • Does TSPA San Jose help me find a job after I graduate?

Want more help preparing your questions for your tour? Check out our blog where we go into detail which questions you should be asking and more about how to get ready for this important step of the application process!

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See if you qualify for financial aid !

Meet with our Financial Aid Advisor to see if there are any financial aid options that you qualify for. We know this process can seem overwhelming and that’s why our team will be there every step of the way! From when you start to fill out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid form to when you’re looking at all the options that could be available to you, don’t hesitate to reach out to us whenever you have questions. .

Be confident!

You took the first step to follow your passions and dreams. Don’t back out now! This is an exciting time in your life, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to be a part of it all.

A Look Into The Salon Professional Academy, San Jose

What makes our school different from any others? There are so many things to take into account when choosing a beauty school to attend. At TSPA San Jose we work with Redken products and our curriculum is infused with Redken techniques, which means you will be working with products that are salon quality and instructors who have learned from industry leaders! In addition to our Redken-infused education, we give you the opportunity to not only work on perfecting your beauty skills but can teach you how to build a business in beauty and how to market yourself.

Here at TSPA San Jose, we offer an extensive training in both cosmetology and esthetics. We also offer advanced training in MUD Cosmetics Makeup. Our programs offer hands-on training to our students with innovative and advanced Redken practices. You can be confident in knowing that you could be learning from wonderful instructors that care about your success story. Your success is TSPA San Jose’s success.

How Does TSPA San Jose Prepare for Your Career

With an education in beauty that could mean the possibility of many doors being open to you. The world of beauty has many different titles and locations of careers that could be yours. And with our curriculum of beauty and business techniques, it’s all up to you on what you decide to pursue for your future! Here are just some of the places you could work as a beauty professional:

  • Owning or managing a salon
  • Working on a cruise ship
  • Working in film/TV
  • Working in the fashion industry

This is only a small glimpse of the world of beauty. With hard work, passion and drive, you could be working a fulfilling career that you just might love!

Begin Now

Don’t waste another day waiting for your passion to become an opportunity to create a fulfilling career. Contact us to begin the first steps to your future. It’s never too late to take the leap!