Meet Miss CA USA, Nadia Mejia!

Meet Miss CA USA, Nadia Mejia!

We recently had the chance to spend a fun afternoon with a Fearless Female who's inspiring young women throughout the state of California, Nadia Mejia. After spending the day working with the beautiful Miss CA USA, Nadia Mejia, on her interview skills and top 5 question/answers, we took a little break to talk with her about an important message that's near and dear to her...

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Miss USA 2015 Recap

Miss USA 2015 Recap

Our girl, Olivia Jordan, won the title of Miss USA 2015 making her the first #PageantologyGirl turned Miss USA! We couldn't be happier to welcome this lovely young woman to our Miss USA sisterhood!

Per usual, here's our recap video with our thoughts on this year's show and performances from the contestants...

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A Quick Glance Into My 'Day Job'

A Quick Glance Into My 'Day Job'

Susie and I decided to create Pageantology 2 years ago since we are so passionate about helping young women become their best selves (in pageantry and in life) through our training and guidance. However, we still have our 'regular day jobs' as well.

I recently traveled to Huatulco, Mexico for a fun modeling job. None of which would have been possible without first having been Miss USA. Check out some of the pics from the shoot...

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Transgender Pageant Contestants

Transgender Pageant Contestants

Are you prepared to talk about transgender contestants at your next pageant? And what do you think of the Miss Universe's decision to change their rules in order to allow transgender contestants to compete in their pageants? Regardless of what you support, we love people who are true to themselves and stand up for what they believe in! It takes true courage to do that.

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A Letter To My Teenage Self by Tami Farrell, Miss Teen USA 2003

A Letter To My Teenage Self by Tami Farrell, Miss Teen USA 2003

Tami Farrell quickly became one of my best friends when I moved into our apartment on the upper west side of NYC.  She was Miss Teen USA 2003 and when Susie Castillo crowned me the new Miss USA, Susie moved out of the titleholder apartment she shared with Tami and Amelia Vega, Miss Universe 2003, and I moved in.

With the Miss Teen USA competition happening this weekend, we asked Tami to write a blog for us. She creatively decided to write a letter to her teenage self. This is her letter...

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The Best Version of YOU, by Amanda Soltero, Miss Nebraska USA 2014

The Best Version of YOU, by Amanda Soltero, Miss Nebraska USA 2014

I worked with Amanda tirelessly for months before she competed at Miss Nebraska USA!  She was the perfect "student" and took every single piece of advice that was offered and ran with it.  She truly left no stone unturned and gave her preparations 110%.  I believe that the girl who wins her pageant is typically the one who WANTS IT THE MOST and Amanda is living proof of this!        

This is her story...   ~Shandi

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From Runner-up To Titleholder by K. Lee Graham

From Runner-up To Titleholder by K. Lee Graham

After coming in 4th runner-up in 2013, K. Lee Graham searched for her purpose in pageantry and through visualization and efficiently working towards her goals, she won the crown of Miss SC Teen USA 2014 last fall! We were 2 of her judges :-) This summer, K. Lee competes for the title of Miss Teen USA! Here's her story and words of inspiration...

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