Sara Schorr went to National Laser Institute primarily because she was interested in tattoo removal and wanted to get her laser certification. In our interview below, Sara revealed her what surprised her the most about her new career path that she didn’t expect or plan for.
We asked her, “In hindsight, what surprised you the most about your time at National Laser Institute and your new career path? Is there something you have discovered that you didn’t expect or plan for?”
I attended National Laser Institute beginning in late October 2014 for the 8-Day Laser Hair Removal Course. I was surprised at how quickly I fell in love with laser hair removal and skin tightening. I’d say the course itself was pretty intense in that you get a ton of information to process in a short period of time. Every instructor I worked with was positive, kind, encouraging, and extremely helpful.
One of the most valuable things about this course is that I was able to work on paying clients with several top of the line machines alongside the very best instructors. When I arrived at National Laser Institute, I was a busy cosmetologist who was booked months in advance, making a great salary, but I was craving knowledge and change.
When Sara completed her laser certification at National Laser Institute, she felt prepared and highly qualified to start her own laser business. She is now an independent contractor operating as On Point Laser, LLC out of Frederick’s Day Spa Salon in Wheeling, West Virginia. Sara described how this came about:
When I left National Laser Institute in November, I felt prepared to start a new direction in my career. When I started my laser business, I was surprised by how quickly I began building a great clientele.
By December, I bought my very first top of the line hair removal and skin tightening laser. I immediately doubled my salary despite lasering only 2 days a week as my schedule allowed. Five months later I found myself able to purchase my second machine, a fantastic tattoo removal laser!
I am now only 6 1/2 months into my laser career, and I couldn’t be happier. I’m helping people feel better about themselves. There’s no greater feeling in the world than that. On top of loving my new career, I’m making more money than I ever thought possible. I feel extremely fortunate. Attending National Laser Institute and getting my laser certification truly changed my life’s direction, and I couldn’t be happier!
To future National Laser Institute attendees, all I can say is FOCUS! Soak in all that information. It might just change your life!
If you are inspired by Sara’s story, we invite you to consider cosmetic laser certification at National Laser Institute, the leading cosmetic laser training school in the country. In just two weeks, you will gain fundamental laser knowledge and experience hands-on cosmetic laser training within a luxury medical spa environment. Led by leading aesthetic laser experts, this course will prepare you for a successful career in the cosmetic laser industry.
The lifestyle of a cosmetic laser technician is flexible and you can choose to work part-time or full-time. When you get your laser certification, you can work in medical spas, dermatology clinics, doctor’s offices, and many other rewarding settings. Because of the high price point laser treatments have, you can greatly benefit financially from getting your laser certification.