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Compete nationally as a student

August 4, 2017/0/0/

HAHD Student Haley Vondracek on Competition Haley Vondracek details what it means to compete as a student at Hays Academy of Hair Design When I started at Hays Academy of Hair Design I came in with a positive mindset. I had one major goal that I really wanted to accomplish; to compete in one of [...]

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The Power of Competition by Ms. Ashley

August 1, 2017/0/0/

The Power of Competition by Ms. Ashley Ashley Paulson NATVA 2017 Finalist Hays Academy of Hair Design-Salina Campus Manager When I was in hair school at Hays Academy, I was introduced to the opportunity of competition. I remember being on the clinic floor after doing a peer’s color and Mr. Melvin saying, “Have you thought [...]

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Graduate Showcase- Jess Hail

June 21, 2017/0/0/

Graduate Showcase- Jess Hail 1. Where are you from? I was born in North Carolina. I was an army brat, so I moved a lot. I would have to say that Waynesville, Mo is my home.  2. What was the defining moment in you choosing to attend cosmetology school? Always having had passion for the cosmetology field. One [...]

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The truth about going lighter

June 9, 2017/0/0/

Krista, an Admissions Director at Hays Academy The truth about going lighter by Kirstin Bertram It’s no secret that one of the many summer trends is to lighten your hair. We love all shades of hair, but if you are wanting to go lighter for the summer here are some things you may need to [...]

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Graduate Showcase- Ali Harper

June 8, 2017/0/0/

IG: @aharper6 Where are you from? I was born and raised in Colby, KS. What was the defining moment in you choosing to attend cosmetology school? You know, when I was younger (middle school age) they gave us "career days" each year, where we could go shadow a career we were interested in. I always [...]

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Graduate Showcase- McKenzi Maska

June 8, 2017/0/0/

Graduate Showcase- McKenzi Maska Where are you from? Hays, KS What was the defining moment in you choosing to attend cosmetology school? I would go to the salon with my grandma as a little girl and I can remember admiring all the hair stylists.  I knew from early on this is what I was born [...]

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Pass State Boards in 5 Easy Steps

June 6, 2017/0/0/

5 Tips to Success for the Kansas State Cosmetology Written Exam Cosmetology students in the state of Kansas are able to take their written state boards upon completion of 1000 of their 1500 requirement for program graduation. At Hays Academy of Hair Design, we require that the student has completed a minimum of 1000 hours [...]

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How to decide between college and cosmetology school?

June 2, 2017/0/0/

How to decide between college and cosmetology school? Post-secondary education is so vital to being able to achieve financial security as an adult. There are classes geared at understanding finances in both college and cosmetology school. However, as a college graduate that works in a cosmetology school, I have found that in college you can [...]

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Can Find Success in Cosmetology School?

May 30, 2017/0/0/

Success in Cosmetology School Success in cosmetology school is measured in many different ways. At Hays Academy of Hair Design, we strive to graduate the most hirable, financially responsible graduates in the nation. We work really hard to give students all the tools necessary to succeed not only in school, but in the workforce as [...]

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Memorial Day Tribute by Hays Academy of Hair Design

May 26, 2017/0/0/

Memorial Day Tribute from Hays Academy of Hair Design Memorial Day is a special day in America where we reflect and show gratitude for those who have given their lives in the service of our great nation. Hays Academy of Hair Design with campuses in Salina and Hays, Kansas would like to take a moment [...]

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