July 19, 2013 | Article
Honolulu Nail Academy is the only nail school in the entire state of Hawaii. With students from all over the world, the academy even lets aspiring nail techs take some of their lessons online.
Three students each at the college and the high school levels take home medals in this annual trade competition.
July 12, 2013 | Article
The annual publication helps students and recent graduates survive the real salon world. Pass it on.
July 8, 2013 | Article
Established in 1967, this Midwest vocational-technical school goes above and beyond when it comes to nail tech programs.
June 27, 2013 | Article
You can provide input to the NIC’s review of whether the licensure test meets real-world requirements.
June 20, 2013 | Article
Nail art ideas can come from real-life (and fantasy) places.
Bella Beauty College trains students on the hottest trends sizzling up the industry right now. Offering classes in both English and Spanish, pupils not only get an education in cosmetology, but also pick up on what’s making money in today’s salons.
June 19, 2013 | Article
At Royal Beauty Careers in South Houston, Texas, pupils take a hard 3-D look at what goes into opening a nail salon.
June 14, 2013 | Article
Academy of Nail Technology owner Linda McKew says the school has a great reputation in the Phoenix, Arizona metro area as the only place that specializes in nail training. The school being a salon itself, students regularly benefit from a hands-on education working with client services.
June 13, 2013 | Article
These contests, established in 1967, test students on real-world skills and connect them with potential employers. The Nail Care category lets students compete with other aspiring techs from around the country.
May 23, 2013 | Article
By relying on hands-on experience and providing consistent support upon graduation, Cameo College prepares students from all over Salt Lake Valley for employment opportunities in salons and day spas throughout Utah.
TAOND provides an alternative to classroom sessions. Students from all over the world can enroll in the Full Professional Certificate Program, Mini Certificate Programs, the Master Certificate Program or “Just for Fun” programs — all on their computers.
May 16, 2013 | Article
In an article in its member magazine BeautyLink, the AACS says a top reason is the lack of federal funding.
May 14, 2013 | Article
For the past three years, the salon sundries supplier has helped students start their nail careers.
May 13, 2013 | Article
The annual magazine is a great help to students and newbie nail techs, providing guidance on how to transition from school to the real world. Order free copies to hand out in your classrooms.
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