September 26, 2017

4 Steps to Choosing a School

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4 Steps to Choosing a Cosmetology School Choosing a cosmetology school can be tough. There are so many that seem to offer a very diverse experience. Some schools are very large and in big towns. Others, are smaller and located in smaller towns. Regardless of the location, Hays Academy recommends you use the following four…

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September 22, 2017

Cosmetology License Timing

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How long does it take to get a Cosmetology License in Kansas?  One of the most common questions our admissions directors receive is a great one! How long does it take to get a cosmetology license in the state of Kansas? The simple answer is upon completing 1500 hours of training from a state licensed…

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September 19, 2017

Tyler’s 5 Piece Salon Job Attainment Tool

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Tyler’s 5 Piece Salon Job Attainment Tool By utilizing Tyler’s 5 Piece Salon Job Attainment Tool, you are telling salons that you are serious. Tyler is our Student Services Director and talks with salons regularly. He has learned that each salon is different in their expectations of future employees. Meeting with salons, Tyler found that…

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September 15, 2017

Hays Academy at Hays High Career Event

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Hays Academy at Hays High Career Event When you think of a job fair, people generally think of a set-up similar to speed dating. The job fair at Hays High School did not resemble this image, but instead was a three-person panel from different professions who shared their ideas of how applicants should approach an…

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September 13, 2017

Being Married to a Cosmetologist

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Being Married to a Cosmetologist  Being married to a cosmetologist is unlike any other marriage possible. When I met my wife, her life was so busy that I had a hard time keeping up with her schedule. She was working in a salon while getting her hours to become a cosmetology instructor and raising her…

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September 8, 2017

Getting a License in Kansas

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How to get a Kansas Cosmetology License Kansas Board of Cosmetology requires 1500 hours of completed training and the passing of a written exam and practical exam in order to become licensed. Over the course of 1500 hours, which generally takes a student 10.5-12 months, students are exposed to proper sanitation, Kansas State Laws, haircutting,…

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September 5, 2017

Wella Inspires Hays Academy of Hair Design Students

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Wella Inspires Hays Academy of Hair Design Students Ensuring we are partnered with industry professionals who deliver outstanding resources of knowledge is vital to a strong education in cosmetology. This type of relationship has been found in Wella and we are proud to have them on our team. Wella is a product line that features…

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September 1, 2017

Why Hays Academy?

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  Why Hays Academy?  We appreciate your interest in Hays Academy of Hair Design.   Hays Academy is an excellent choice to help you meet your еduсаtіоn аnd career gоаlѕ. Our academic programs аrе based оn community members’ input and their demonstrated needs.  Hays Academy programs аrе dеѕіgnеd wіth the economic development of the community in…

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August 29, 2017

Calling All Millennials!

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 Calling all Millennials  Scrolling through Facebook, you are bound to see perspectives as to how to market to millennials, what millennials value (hint: it isn’t avocados) and what makes these millennials unique.  I find myself trying to read these articles with an open mind, but often times have to leave the site without reading the…

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August 24, 2017

Graduate Showcase- Ember Pfeifer

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Graduate Showcase- Ember Pfeifer  Ember is a graduate of Hays Academy of Hair Design in Hays, Kansas! We are excited to feature her in this blog and look forward to seeing her successes in the salon! 1. Where are you from?  Hays, Kansas 2. What was the defining moment in you choosing to attend cosmetology…

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Testimonials

  • Hays Academy of Hair Design is a great school. The owners and instructors truly seem to care about our success in school and afterwards. They do so much more than just preparing you for your state board exams. They help you build habits and character that will last a lifetime and help you in your career and life in general.

    Bailey J.

    Hays Academy of Hair Design provided me the tools, experience, and opportunity to go out and succeed. Whenever I was feeling down they always went out of their way to pick me back up. They made me realize you can go anywhere in life as long as you work hard and want it They definitely care about their students and it is so plain to see that. They made me feel like one of their own, I can definitely see why they say “Welcome to the family”.

    Lexie R.
  • I will absolutely miss my time as a student here and always have a special place in my heart for this school, staff, and the other students! I have made so many accomplishments in my short time here and made some lifelong friends along the way! I am very appreciative of the staff for always pushing me to do my best, and would ALWAYS recommend this school to anyone wanting to learn the best education they can receive for Cosmetology!
    – Salina Campus

    Kylie M.

    After graduating high school I was looking for an amazing school where I could start my career. I toured at Hays Academy and it was the perfect fit for me. After starting they soon became family and I created amazing relationships with fellow students. Hays Academy provided a great learning environment to create a foundation in skills that I will carry with me to the salon. In the past year my life has changed for the best and it is because of my experience at Hays Academy.
    – Hays Campus

    Tori D.
  • When I came to Hays Academy of Hair Design, I was nervous. But I quickly felt like part of the family. Hays Academy of Hair Design was like my second home. I loved getting up and going to school! I will always be grateful for the new path I’ve been given.
    – Hays Campus

    Kari N.

    “I loved my experience here. The teachers were great and always there when I needed something. I’m super excited to get out on my own and know that I always have people I can look up to!”
    -Salina Campus

    Paige P.

Hays Campus

1214 E 27th St,
Hays, KS 67601

(785) 628-6624

Salina Campus

115 S 5th St,
Salina, KS 67401

(785) 833-2280
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