Do You Have What it Takes to be a Successful Petite Model?

Written by Jennifer Parker

Want to break intorepparttar petite modeling industry but wondering if you have what it takes to succeed? There are lots of magazine modeling opportunities for good modeling jobs. Take this quiz to find out if you qualify to berepparttar 148251 next top face inrepparttar 148252 petite modeling industry. Answer honestly. These 15 questions will tell you what your chances are of being able to make it as a top paid model.

1. Are you between 4 feet 9 inches and 5 feet 7 inches tall?

2. Do people often tell you you're pretty or cute?

3. Do you have nice eyes, are they almond shaped?

4. Do you have a really nice smile and straight white teeth?

5. Do you sit and stand in a straight manner with correct posture?

6. Are you friendly and work well with others?

7. Are you a size 9/10 or smaller?

8. Would you accept a modeling job in a magazine but with no pay?

9. Is your hair well cared for and does it have style?

10. If called, could you getrepparttar 148253 right clothing for a modeling job?

11. Do you wearrepparttar 148254 latest fashion styles? Do you give others fashion advice?

12. Are you willing to travel to get started in your modeling career?

13. Have you dreamed of being a model for more than 3 years?

14. Do you like wearing make-up and having someone style your hair?

15. Do you wear makeup everyday?

Answers torepparttar 148255 quiz:

1. This isrepparttar 148256 big one most models dread. Are you under 5'9"? If so score yourself 5 points. If you are 5'9" and taller, but less than 6'2", then score yourself 5 additional bonus points. Being short does not mean you cannot model. Your chances to do high fashion runway are out, but there are thousands of modeling jobs you can do even if you are underrepparttar 148257 modeling agency 5'9" limit! So don't sweat it if you are short.

2. If you hear this often, then give yourself 10 points. If people say that, then you likely have a good model look!

3. If you answered "YES" then give yourself 5 points. The eyes are one of your most important features and counts double in your score as a model. If your eyes are nicely almond shaped, give yourself 5 bonus points!

4. If you answered "YES" to a really nice smile, give yourself 5 points. Do you wear braces? If you do give yourself 5 bonus points! First, you are inrepparttar 148258 process of straightening your teeth. Second, your braces won't be on forever. Braces aren't a problem inrepparttar 148259 modeling business like it used to be. In fact it can be a bit of a fashion statement depending onrepparttar 148260 client andrepparttar 148261 job.

5. Believe it or not your posture is a major part of your overall look. If you don't stand or sit straight, you will lack potential to become a good model. If you answered "YES", then score yourself 5 points. If you haverepparttar 148262 ability to arch your back in a reverse curve, score yourself 5 bonus points.

6. Clients love to work with people who have a great personality. If you are friendly, out- going and not afraid to talk, score yourself 5 points! If you arerepparttar 148263 type of person who never met a stranger and can talk to just about anyone, score yourself 5 bonus points.

Testing the Waters of Online Education: Reasons to Give Distance Learning a Try

Written by Zachary Chouteau

Online learning is still a relatively new format forrepparttar delivery of classroom instruction. And whilerepparttar 148168 benefits of attending a virtual classroom instead of a physical classroom are many -- ranging from convenience and affordability to better collaboration and accessibility -- there are still a number of potential students out there who are reluctant to give it a try.

Yet, there is a way to testrepparttar 148169 waters of online learning to figure out if online study is right for you. Unlike, say, parachute jumping or becoming a heart surgeon, you can find out without taking a big scary plunge.

While traditional colleges and universities normally require you commit to a full semester or even year of courses, that is anything butrepparttar 148170 case with most online schools. Without any commitment, and very little (if any) expense, you can decide firsthand whether or not online education is a good fit for your unique learning style. After all, nothing ventured, nothing gained.

That being said, online learning isn’t just about earning a degree any longer -- far from it in fact. There are countless certification courses out there -- offered by top-tier and accredited universities -- that can be taken to learn a new skill or brush up on an old one. From graphic design to massage therapy, certification courses can lead to a new hobby and even a new career.

‘Personal growth’ courses also abound, and range from discovering your inner peace and improving your positive thinking to photography and screenwriting. While these kinds of online courses might not enhance your resume, necessarily,repparttar 148171 impact they have on one’s life can be profound. You won’t find a more convenient or affordable way to pursue some serious -- and seriously fulfilling -- self-improvement.

So why not give online learning a try -- or try online learning to test that career path you’ve always dreamed of?

Here are some reasons to give online learning a try.

Dream Big

You only live once, so why not look intorepparttar 148172 true dream job or career you would want most out of life? With today’s countless options online, anything is within your grasp – whether you’ve considered becoming a private eye, trial lawyer, or heart surgeon.

No one wants to be wondering years downrepparttar 148173 road whether they should have takenrepparttar 148174 chance on a career that they really would have loved. You never know what’s possible until you try!

Get Creative

Online learning isn’t just about getting a degree or improving your technical skills. It’s now an educational arena more and more people are turning to for art, music, photography, and other creative endeavors.

Atrepparttar 148175 very least, you’ll liven up your current life with a fulfilling creative release. And who knows, your creative passion might even lead to a whole new career!

Try Something New

As we mentioned, distance learning can be a convenient and affordable way to investigate a new passion, learn a new skill, or sample a new career direction -- with no risk and little expense.

Maybe you’re a receptionist that’s always wanted to try graphic design? Or a paralegal itching to get into IT? Statistics show that most people change careers at least once in their lives, and gaining expertise in a new field is a great way to test-drive a new career. Online courses let you sample a new field without leaving your current one, and can generally be worked into your busy schedule with ease.

Take a Step Up

Onrepparttar 148176 other hand, maybe you’re already happy with your job and chosen field, but would like a quick career boost. You’d likely be surprised at how much learning one new skill can impact your job standing. An accountant learning a new bookkeeping program, for instance, or a graphic designer getting a grasp ofrepparttar 148177 newest cutting-edge software, can make allrepparttar 148178 difference inrepparttar 148179 world when a promotion is at stake.

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