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by sstaquino
January 22nd, 2013, 3:43 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: New Student
Replies: 2
Views: 1437

Re: New Student

Your books are yours to keep, highlight, scribble notes on the borders, it's up to you. Good luck with your course work. :D
by sstaquino
November 2nd, 2012, 3:12 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: New and need some advice! :)
Replies: 2
Views: 1159

Re: New and need some advice! :)

You have three choices:
1. percentage of budget
2. flat fee
3. hourly

My suggestion is percentage of budget or flat fee, unless you are an excellent time keeper.
by sstaquino
October 30th, 2012, 4:59 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Finshed the course!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 4667

Re: Finshed the course!!!

A Big C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S to you. Now the fun begins, if I may make a suggestion, in order to get experience under your belt, you may want to volunteer at your local church, event center or chamber of commerce. What great references they make. :)
by sstaquino
October 21st, 2012, 4:29 pm
Forum: Event Planning
Topic: Starting Business
Replies: 10
Views: 3171

Re: Starting Business

@ sstaquino...Thank you so much and I agree it does help to have someone to talk to. Thanks for the advice because I haven't received any responses yet. I just received my business cards last week and was wondering if I or when I should go and talk to vendors so Thanks. I guess I haven't got to tha...
by sstaquino
October 17th, 2012, 2:52 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: What a Success!
Replies: 0
Views: 982

What a Success!

I believe I can call my own marriage validation a sweet success. After many months of planning, October 13, 2012, was a huge success. The wedding was beautiful, the reception was a great time had by all who attended. Thank you QC for giving me the knowledge to hire local professionals where I could....
by sstaquino
September 20th, 2012, 5:11 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Looking for an internship/apprenticeship
Replies: 3
Views: 1596

Re: Looking for an internship/apprenticeship

No, I am a planner in Covington, LA (about 50 miles from New Orleans).
by sstaquino
September 20th, 2012, 5:09 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Hi all
Replies: 1
Views: 971

Re: Hi all

Hello,
Good luck in your studies.

Sheila Taquino
Budget Bridal & Events
by sstaquino
September 17th, 2012, 5:12 pm
Forum: Wedding Planning
Topic: Submitting Assignments
Replies: 4
Views: 3987

Re: Submitting Assignments

Across the top of the screen is: Assignments. When you click on it, a drop down comes up to "Assignment workshets, submit assignments and Review Assignments". Click on Submit assignments and it will walk you the rest of the way through. Good luck. :D
by sstaquino
September 17th, 2012, 5:08 pm
Forum: Event Planning
Topic: Starting Business
Replies: 10
Views: 3171

Re: Starting Business

Have you gotten business cards yet? If so, go to your local event centers, chamber of commerce, churches, and party rental supply houses. Introduce yourself and hand out a few business cards. Make some brochures (part of our lesson) and sign up for a bridal event or two that are in your area. I am g...
by sstaquino
September 14th, 2012, 7:35 am
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Finished all assignments
Replies: 1
Views: 1046

Re: Finished all assignments

Congratulations, I received mine about two weeks after receiving my final grade. Good luck and best wishes in your ventures. :D
by sstaquino
September 14th, 2012, 7:31 am
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Quick Question about A5.
Replies: 5
Views: 2058

Re: Quick Question about A5.

You may want to list ALL contact information for the venues. Treat your tutor as your client.
by sstaquino
September 14th, 2012, 7:29 am
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: MY RESOURCE CD DOESNT WORK
Replies: 2
Views: 979

Re: MY RESOURCE CD DOESNT WORK

Let your tutor know.
by sstaquino
September 14th, 2012, 7:21 am
Forum: Event Planning
Topic: Starting Business
Replies: 10
Views: 3171

Re: Starting Business

Try Wix.com, they have a free service, and have a template for event planning. Good luck and best wishes.
by sstaquino
September 14th, 2012, 7:10 am
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Looking for an internship/apprenticeship
Replies: 3
Views: 1596

Re: Looking for an internship/apprenticeship

Good morning, I asked the same question and got some really good direction. Go to your local churches, chamber of commerce and event centers and volunteer your services. You may also want to check with your local party rental centers, they may be able to guide you as well. Good luck in your ventures...
by sstaquino
September 2nd, 2012, 6:11 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Assignment B6
Replies: 3
Views: 1329

Re: Assignment B6

It may help for you to see one completed. Here is mine.

https://www.qccareerschool.com/event/vi ... p?id=26121
by sstaquino
August 31st, 2012, 11:21 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: New Girl
Replies: 3
Views: 1499

Re: New Girl

Congratulations. I just finished and am waiting for my certificate. I will watch for your questions and assist where I can. Good luck. :D
by sstaquino
August 31st, 2012, 11:20 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Assignment A3
Replies: 5
Views: 1536

Re: Assignment A3

If I may make a suggestion, consider your tutor your client. It will make the case studies easier.
by sstaquino
August 27th, 2012, 7:04 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Im new and ready to do my thing
Replies: 6
Views: 2324

Re: Im new and ready to do my thing

I don't know about all tutors, but I received my marks within 3-4 days. Hope that helps.
by sstaquino
August 27th, 2012, 7:02 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Hi Im new
Replies: 1
Views: 994

Re: Hi Im new

You will have a verbal critique (just under the letter grade in mp3 format) of your work with your letter grade after submitting the entire section. I really enjoyed listening to them and learned more from them than I thought I would. Congratulations for expanding your knowledge and good luck with t...
by sstaquino
August 24th, 2012, 6:41 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Last Section Submitted
Replies: 0
Views: 1002

Last Section Submitted

LAST ASSIGNMENT SUBMITTED

What a wonderful, informative course. It gives me such excitement to know that I have gained so much knowledge from my tutor and her feedback. I still have some work to do on elaborating, but overall, I've come a long way!

Practice makes perfect! :D
by sstaquino
August 23rd, 2012, 11:54 am
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Submitted my unit A part~
Replies: 1
Views: 1065

Re: Submitted my unit A part~

Don't be nervous. It takes between 5 and 10 days for a response. Mine came within 5 days of me submitting. Be sure to not only check your grade, but below it is an audio that is extremely helpful. Good luck :D
by sstaquino
August 23rd, 2012, 7:00 am
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: event and wedding planer
Replies: 2
Views: 668

Re: event and wedding planer

Congratulations. You will do well.
by sstaquino
August 23rd, 2012, 6:58 am
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Diploma credentials help
Replies: 2
Views: 951

Re: Diploma credentials help

That would be a question for your tutor. Please post the response once you receive it. Thanks.
by sstaquino
August 23rd, 2012, 6:57 am
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Assignment A7 - The Business Plan
Replies: 4
Views: 1696

Re: Assignment A7 - The Business Plan

It does not count against you if you don't do it. I didn't do it, simply because it is optional and I really wasn't sure. Hope this helps you make your decision.
by sstaquino
August 17th, 2012, 6:40 am
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: I FINISHED MY LAST ASSIGNMENT!!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 2913

Re: I FINISHED MY LAST ASSIGNMENT!!!!

CONGRATULATIONS! I am working on my last unit and can't wait to turn it in. It won't be too long before that happens. What are your plans now? Are you going to search for an internship? I've been looking for local event planners to inquire about internships. I haven't had any luck at this point. I w...
by sstaquino
August 15th, 2012, 12:22 pm
Forum: Wedding Planning
Topic: what do things cost near you (Curious)
Replies: 9
Views: 5755

Re: what do things cost near you (Curious)

I am able to find things in my area for reasonable prices, because a lot of the venues include everything (catering, alcohol, DJ, and a host of decorations, etc.) except the cake. One venue is 8400.00 for 100-150 ppl. Another is around 4500.00 for 75-100 ppl. excludes everything except DJ, Photograp...
by sstaquino
August 15th, 2012, 12:12 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: i need help !
Replies: 2
Views: 1429

Re: i need help !

Hi there,
You might get an answer faster if you post on the Makeup Academy board.
by sstaquino
August 14th, 2012, 4:52 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Last Events Unit been sent away!!!!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 1029

Re: Last Events Unit been sent away!!!!!!

Congratulations. I too had that smile when I finished my Event planning section. I am almost finished with the course as a whole. I am working on unit E and am at the end of it. One more to go after that. You will really enjoy unit D, unit E is a little more time consuming and I haven't made it to u...
by sstaquino
August 9th, 2012, 1:53 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Hello From New Jersey...
Replies: 8
Views: 1890

Re: Hello From New Jersey...

Welcome all!
If you are think the first lesson is interesting, wait until you are further along. The lessons get more interesting and informative the more you go.

Good luck to you all. I am having a great time with these lessons, learning and doing.
by sstaquino
July 25th, 2012, 6:22 am
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Assignments
Replies: 1
Views: 732

Re: Assignments

Thank you, same to you. Have you gotten your materials yet?
by sstaquino
July 22nd, 2012, 7:50 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Is anyone planning anything yet?
Replies: 36
Views: 7678

Re: Is anyone planning anything yet?

I am in the midst of planning my own wedding validation (renewal of vows in church). It is a big task, but I am having the time of my life and getting experience in the process. Dealing with the church, reception hall, and vendors was scary at first, but I've got it now! My advice to anyone planning...
by sstaquino
July 22nd, 2012, 7:50 pm
Forum: Event Planning
Topic: Is anyone planning anything yet?
Replies: 23
Views: 4947

Re: Is anyone planning anything yet?

I am in the midst of planning my own wedding validation (renewal of vows in church). It is a big task, but I am having the time of my life and getting experience in the process. Dealing with the church, reception hall, and vendors was scary at first, but I've got it now! My advice to anyone planning...
by sstaquino
July 22nd, 2012, 7:37 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Reno, NV
Replies: 1
Views: 630

Re: Reno, NV

Congratulations and good luck. It is a wonderful course. I am really enjoying the lessons.
by sstaquino
July 20th, 2012, 6:21 am
Forum: Event Planning
Topic: First Paid Event!
Replies: 2
Views: 1337

Re: First Paid Event!

Congratulations!! The only advice I can give you is take your time, pay attention to details and listen to the client. Use your course guides as reference. You will do fine.
by sstaquino
July 18th, 2012, 8:38 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Grades
Replies: 4
Views: 1758

Re: Grades

by sstaquino
July 18th, 2012, 8:32 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: New Student from New Jersy!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 2304

Re: New Student from New Jersy!!!

Hello from Louisiana,
Good luck to everyone. I submitted my first lesson last week. B+ not too shabby, if I say so myself. :D
by sstaquino
July 18th, 2012, 8:29 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: New Student!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 537

Re: New Student!!!

Hi Angie,

Welcome, good luck to you also. The course so far is great. I really love the feedback from the tutor.
by sstaquino
July 18th, 2012, 8:22 pm
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Another newbie
Replies: 5
Views: 1957

Re: Another newbie

Hello Daniel,
Welcome and good luck with the course, it sounds like you are truly excited about it. :D
by sstaquino
July 11th, 2012, 6:39 am
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: Newbie here, event and wedding planning!!
Replies: 29
Views: 6968

Re: Newbie here, event and wedding planning!!

Good morning all,
I am enrolled in IEWP and am almost ready to turn in Unit A. Good luck to you all. I am in the southeastern portion of the U.S. If I can assist you, I will.

Have a good day.
by sstaquino
July 6th, 2012, 7:24 am
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: New to the School!
Replies: 1
Views: 649

Re: New to the School!

It seems like we are in the same boat. My order should be here Tuesday. Excitement is building. :)
by sstaquino
July 6th, 2012, 7:22 am
Forum: QC Event School General Discussion
Topic: New to course
Replies: 4
Views: 1490

New to course

Hello everyone from Covington, LA, I am new to the course, waiting for my books to arrive, and playing around on the site to see what is out there. So anxious to get started :D

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