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T h an k s to t h e P h i l ade l p h ia U ni v ersit y Fas h ion D esign P rogram : Thomas De Jesus ‘09 (green long 70’s inspired dress, and black lace shorts with ruffle top) Sara Tool ‘09 (3 metallic gray and silver, black, dresses/skirt and top inspired by magnification) Kelly Davis ‘09 (Inspired by inner turmoil, long purple skirt with ruffle high neck top, and halter top with ruffle skirt) Carrie Hansen ‘09 (Gray, purple and black halter dress inspired by walk of shame) Johanna Kozak ‘10 (Teal dress and red dress with black lace) Bethany Wilson ‘10 (Purple, teal, black sundress) Helene Curley ‘10 (red layered strapless dress) Chloe Bradbury ‘10 (red dress with orange sunflower) Nicole Macchio ‘10 (long red dress)

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Why cosmetology? Why Empire? What’s best for you? How do you get started?

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love WHAT YOU DO! If you’re considering a career in cosmetology, you may be thinking about:

: : How much fun your dream job can be : : How much success you can achieve : : How many options could be available to you : : How you’ll be in demand­­– even when times are tough Your future starts with an education from Empire:

:: O  ne of the largest Cosmetology School networks in North America

:: C  ombines 70 years of experience with state-of-the-art technology

: : Trains about 20,000 students annually : : Nearly 100 locations and growing :: A  ccredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences

T o C r e ate O p p o rt u n i t i e s F o r Pe o p l e T o I m p r o v e T h e i r L i v e s

At Empire, everything we do is dedicated to helping our students reach their dreams by living up to our core purpose:

welcome to empire, the doorway to your future! *Our Chenoweth, KY, school is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE)

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perfect what’s the

combination

T h e j o b you wa n t a n d t h e s ec u r i t y you n ee d In cosmetology, the demand for talent exceeds the supply – even in tough economic times.

:: Over 550,000 salons and spas in the U.S.7

:: Over 50% of salons have job openings

:: One of the top 10 Hospitality Careers

:: M  ore cosmetology professionals than lawyers3

:: More than 1.7 million professionals3

:: A $56 billion industry4

Why Cosmetology?

Empire helped me with my self c o n f i d e nce . . . t h i s c a r ee r i s w h at

I m a k e i t t o b e . E v e ry m o r n i ng w h e n I g et ou t o f b e d , I c a n no t wa i t t o g o t o w o r k .

Kim Ernst Empire Beauty School 2004 Graduate 5


C o s m et o lo g y P r o fe s s i o n a l s are the

5th largest s e l f - e m p loy e d g r ou p

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it’s easier to choose your path when

you’re in

demand Every Empire student has a unique story and career goals. But they all have one thing in common: they all chose cosmetology. Here are just a few reasons why:

:: Get a career faster with career security :: High demand; even in a tough economy :: 6th largest growth field6 :: Nearly half of salon employees choose a flexible part-time schedule so they can balance other priorities3

:: Employees work an average of 26.8 hours per week1

Why Cosmetology?

T h e p r o g r a m h e l p e d m e ac h i e v e s o m uc h . I h a d j o b o ffe r s b ef o r e I e v e n g r a d uate d f r o m E m p i r e .

Leah Perlman Empire Beauty School 2008 Graduate

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C o s m et o lo g i s t s

virtually any area

c a n s te p i n t o

o f t h e b e au t y b u s i n e s s b ec au s e o f t h e c o n s ta n t d e m a n d t o s e rv e t h e fa s h i o n - c o n s c i ou s 2

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Laura Umpierrez works on celebrities on Fifth Avenue. She says, “Empire gives you the option to do anything.” Empire Beauty School 2008 Graduate

Jade McMullen is 25 years old, has been “out of school for 4 years now,” owns her own salon, is training to be a platform artist, and just built a new house. Empire Beauty School 2006 Graduate

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Alyssa Zobian is now an Artistic Director for SuperCuts, training other stylists. She says, “My education at Empire has allowed me to live my life the way that makes me happy.” Empire Beauty School 2006 Graduate


options your

are amazing

Hair Stylist Platform Artist Cosmetology School Educator Salon/Spa Manager or Owner Barber Celebrity Stylist Esthetician Makeup Artist Hair Color Specialist Photo & Movie Stylist Nail Artist/Manicurist Wedding Stylist

Why Cosmetology?

Image Consultant Beauty Magazine Contributor Beauty Care Product Distributor

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“ ranked #1” I n a r ece n t B r i t i s h j o b

s at i s fact i o n s u rv e y, h a i r s t y l i s t

Marty Nemko • U.S. News & World Report • December 11, 2008

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make a great living doing what you

enjoy

:: A  verage income for a typical cosmetologist: $30,000-48,0003

:: S alon owners’ average income: $75,000-$100,0008 :: Stylists earn tips which really add up :: 3 3% of Hairdressers, Hairstylists & Cosmetologists are self-employed7

:: C  osmetologists work with about 35 guests weekly, taking satisfaction in making them look and feel great4

:: T he salon industry continues to be home to a diverse workforce7

Why Cosmetology?

E m p i r e E d uc at i o n G r ou p & A n d i s h av e a g r e at e d uc at i o n a l pa rt n e r s h i p. E m p i r e students are enthusiastic, Empire

e d uc at o r s a r e k no w l e d g e a b l e , a n d t h e

e n t i r e E m p i r e te a m i s s u p p o rt i v e . At E m p i r e , e v e ryo n e w i n s !

Ivan Zoot Andis Company Director of Education and Training 17


You r o p t i o n s e x pa n d w h e n you ’ r e l i ce n s e d t o p r o v i d e a b r o a d

rangeservices of

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the keys to our success could be the

keys to yours

:: With Certified Learning in Cosmetology, every component works together—your mannequins, textbooks, special tools and curriculum to prepare you for a successful career.

:: Learn by seeing and doing with interactive white board technology and digital textbooks.

:: Future Professionals Expo features top platform artists and stylists, the latest tools and products, interviews with employers, competition for great prizes and more!

:: Our strategic partnerships with Nick Arrojo and Regis Corporation, provide vast networking, advanced training and employment opportunities.

:: At Empire, it’s not just an education, it’s an experience. We think you’ll embrace our comfortable and enriching culture.

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valuable affiliations

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at empire we believe

practice makes perfect :: S tudent-centered educators & staff :: Real-world training and student salons :: Career  opportunities with leading salon organizations :: L earn to attract and keep loyal clients

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Why empire?

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I g o t m y f i r s t j o b w i t h i n day s o f l e av i ng E m p i r e .

Richard DiGianni Empire Beauty School 1997 Graduate

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E m p i r e p r o v i d e s a r e s ec o n d -t o - no n e .

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T h e te ac h e r s a n d e d uc at i o n t h at T h e s t u d e n t s I e m p loy h av e a g r e ate r k no w l e d g e o f t h e tec h n i c a l a n d

p e o p l e s k i l l s n ece s s a ry t o s uccee d . Sarah Guerrero Manager, Ulta Salon

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At Empire, we know that students learn most by seeing, doing and having fun.

:: CLiC is based on the idea that you learn best when you grasp concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately to gain hands-on mastery

:: Y ou also learn more when education is fun, interactive and visually stimulating

:: CLiC was designed for the student who loves to be artistic and creative

Why empire?

t h e e m p i r e a p p r o ac h You arrive in a classroom designed specifically for future cosmetology professionals. You learn all about fundamental haircuts, color, design, and proper technique. You apply your skills to your mannequins, practicing daily under the guidance and helpful hand of your educator. 29


A s a f o rwa r d -t h i n k i ng l e a d e r i n c o s m et o lo g y

e d uc at i o n , E m p i r e h a s b ee n a g r e at r e s ou r ce

f o r D i e g o ’ s S a lo n . M a n y o f ou r l e a d i ng s t y l i s t s t o day a r e g r a d uate s o f E m p i r e . . . Nestor Real Diego’s Salon, Boston, MA

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empire produces successful salon professionals

The goal of CLiC isn’t merely to pass state boards and become licensed. It’s to empower you to pursue the career of your dreams with:

S ucce s s Dy n a m i c s Increase your income potential by preparing to generate new business, retain clients and recommend retail products. Build confidence in your skills and abilities by creating a portfolio, developing a resume and practicing interviewing skills.

C L i C C e rt i f i c at i o n Impress employers and strengthen your resume: tailor your credentials to appeal to future employers based on topics you find most interesting and excel in.

E d uc at o r T r a i n i ng All instructors become CLiC Certified Educators as part of Empire’s Educator Training.

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We h a v e r e d ef i n e d the word

“textbook”

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our textbooks make the world of cosmetology come to life : : V i s ua l ly s t i m u l at i ng a n d i n te r e s t i ng

: : E ng a g i ng a n d i n vo lv i ng : : T ru e w o r k s o f a rt Each text progresses from simple to intermediate to complex skills. As you master each level, you can move ahead quickly, developing exceptional skills in the areas you enjoy the most.

Why empire?

t h e e m p i r e a p p r o ac h Every subject becomes easier to understand with visual, real-world examples. You’ll easily relate every concept and technique to real-life experiences. Everything you learn is formatted so you can think about it in the context of an actual salon environment.

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g r e at wa g e s , f u l f i l l m e n t, a n d t h e o p p o rt u n i t y t o m a k e l i fe lo ng f r i e n d s , a l l i n a n e x c i t i ng , c r e at i v e at m o s p h e r e .

C o s m et o lo g y i s a n i n d u s t ry t o b e m o s t p r ou d o f –

I h av e m o v e d a r ou n d t h e c ou n t ry a n d h av e n e v e r h a d t o s e a r c h f o r w o r k . O p p o rt u n i t i e s f o r s a lo n a n d b e au t y p r o fe s s i o n a l s h av e n e v e r b ee n b ette r ! Geno Stampora Consultant and Motivational Speaker

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E ac h h a i r p r ec i s e ly i m p l a n te d by hand with all cuticles facing the same direction.

L i fe l i k e F e at u r e s resemble real clients.

No n - P i g m e n te d H a i r so you can practice hair color and chemical services with real results.

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D i ffe r e n t H a i r te x t u r e s curly, wavy

and straight represent different ethnicities.

100% Human Hair so it’s pliable and easy to work with.

No F o r ce d Pa rt

so you can style it naturally, even for the shortest haircuts.

to simulate the rich variety of clients, we give you

five different mannequins Why empire?

Realistic eyelashes and high-fashion make-up make our mannequins the perfect models for your most creative work.

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Le a r n a n d p r act i ce with the

tools of your trade

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you’ll use the same

toolsin the classroom as you do in your career

You receive your complete Empire Student Kit on your first day of school. Your tools are progressive in the industry including:

:: B rushes and irons with thermal ionic and ceramic technologies

:: A ir formers :: S cissors that stay sharp throughout your education and into your career

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C a r ee r - Re a dy means

being prepared t o p l e a s e e v e ry c l i e n t i n you r s a lo n

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your educator

will be there to guide you every step of the way You’ll always be involved in one of three classroom activities:

Learning from the educator

Watching a demonstration

Practicing the technique yourself

You’ll use real professional products in the classroom:

: : The top five Stylist Choice Awards; products voted on and used by professionals

: : A diverse mix of professional products— because different hair types react better to the right products

Why empire?

: : P roducts clients will want to use every day—enhancing their good looks and your income potential

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n at i o n w i d e , I h av e f ou n d E m p i r e t o b e t h e b e s t:

A s a n e d uc at o r , te ac h i ng i n a n d ou t o f s c h o o l s at t h e t o p o f e d uc at i o n , f o rwa r d -t h i n k i ng a n d p r o fe s s i o n a l . E m p i r e g r a d uate s d o g et t h e b e s t e d uc at i o n . . . w i t h i n t h e i n d u s t ry. Dennis Bernard Founder/CEO, Dennis Bernard, Inc. “Power tools for haircolor”

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experience the latest classroom

technology to deliver you the optimum educational experience Empire uses sophisticated classroom technology: interactive white boards, 3-D digital textbooks, and integrated videos. Every Empire educator is trained to:

:: A  nimate concepts in your textbook :: D  raw on a textbook page to illustrate important points :: S ave images and email them to students :: Integrate videos into your classroom education

Why empire?

t h e e m p i r e a p p r o ac h Your Educators are trained to bring your classroom experience to life through our interactive technologies that have been seamlessly woven into every curriculum of your pre-salon education. You will not just see concepts, you will see them come to life! 53


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At E m p i r e , w e p r e pa r e you f o r

virtually everything you ’ l l e nc ou n te r i n a r e a l s a lo n

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you’ll learn to build your own

book of clients

and to do what keeps them coming back

Put your skills to work in our student salon:

:: E nvision and execute your own creations :: B uild your own book of guests :: G  et referrals to expand your business :: S uggest and sell products that meet your guests’ needs

:: P ractice cutting, styling, makeup application, manicuring, pedicuring, chemical application, in a real salon environment

Why empire?

t h e e m p i r e a p p r o ac h Our schools are fitted with different types of equipment and products found in a wide variety of salon environments. For example, you will learn to mix colors in both the English and Metric systems. 57


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expand your horizons

at ou r F u t u r e P r o fe s s i o n a l s E x p o

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cordially invited

students are

to future professionals expo At our annual expo, you can:

:: A  ttend classes led by top platform artists and stylists :: S ee demonstrations of the newest, hottest and most innovative products

:: C  ompete with future professionals from all over the country at our National Competition

:: Interview with potential employers for practice or a possible offer

c o m p et i t i o n i s p r e pa r at i o n

Why empire?

Empire Graduate Jimmy VanBoxel Jr., current member of the United Olympic Hair Styling Team, represented the Olympic team during the Chicago Hair Show and World Championships of Hairdressing, promoted his company, Uberzoot! Hair Co. and displayed his talents in a documentary about competitive hairstylists. He says: T h e b e n ef i t s o f c o m p et i t i o n s a r e t h at

you ’ r e s o w e l l t r a i n e d . . . t h at i n a s a lo n

i t ’ s e a s y.

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Empire students b e n ef i t f r o m

powerful partnerships 63


T h e M a s te r s o f Be au t y w o r k s h o p s a n d c l a s s e s w i l l e nc ou r a g e s a lo n p r o fe s s i o n a l s t o pa rt i c i pate i n a dva nce d e d uc at i o n , l e a r n n e w s k i l l s , a n d g a i n t h e c o n f i d e nce a n d c r e at i v i t y r e qu i r e d t o m eet a n d e x cee d t h e e x p ectat i o n s o f t o day ’ s c o n s u m e r s . MOB p r o v i d e s i n s i g h t a n d i n s p i r at i o n , a n d h e l p s s ta b i l i z e a n d e n h a nce

t h e c a r ee r s o f b e au t y p r o fe s s i o n a l s a l l o v e r t h e c ou n t ry. It ’ s a fa n ta s t i c o p p o rt u n i t y t o c o n t i n u e ou r c o m m i t m e n t o f r a i s i ng s ta n da r d s i n t h e h a i r d r e s s i ng c r a ft.

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Nick Arrojo Owner, Arrojo Studio


gain access to empire’s

exclusive

Empire’s exclusive partnership with world-renowned TV Personality, educator, cosmetology mogul and 2-time Platform Artist of the year, Nick Arrojo, affords you exposure to a national advanced education platform: Masters of Beauty (MOB). As an Empire student you:

:: Gain access to exclusive MOB courses and can work hands-on with the Nick Arrojo Master Styling Team

:: Hone your technical skills and increase your income potential :: Learn the techniques developed by Nick & Empire Beauty Schools :: Earn your advancement seal toward MOB certification :: P erfect your skills in Hair Cutting, Hair Coloring, Finishing Techniques or Makeup Artistry

Why empire?

Register for 2-day professional training workshops with Nick Arrojo. OR, attend 1-day skill certification classes led by Arrojo Master Stylists. Sign up today at mastersofbeauty.com

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o u r e d g e i s yo u r e d g e

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our

industry partnerships are an investment in your future career

You’ll benefit from our relationships with some of the most creative, innovative and forward-thinking names in the industry, like Regis Salons.

Re g i s S a lo n S Our strategic alliance with leading salon brand Regis Corporation provides you with the brand power to pursue the career of your dreams with thousands of job opportunities nationwide in salons such as: Regis Salons, MasterCuts, Super Cuts and Jean Louis David.

p r e pa r e d , t h e m o r e s ucce s s f u l you a r e g o i ng t o b e . E m p i r e o ffe r s you t h e b e s t o f o p p o rt u n i t i e s . E m p i r e ’ s c u r r i c u lu m a n d tec h no lo g y b r i ng t h e c l a s s r o o m t o l i fe . A n d h av i ng a pa rt n e r s h i p w i t h Re g i s i s a g r e at b e n ef i t – w h e n you a r e

Why empire?

It ’ s a t r e m e n d ou s i n d u s t ry. T h e m o r e you a r e

lo o k i ng f o r t h at j o b a s a s t y l i s t, t h e r e ’ s a n o p p o rt u n i t y f o r you t o g o f r o m E m p i r e i n t o o n e o f t h e Re g i s d i v i s i o n s .

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E m p i r e g r a d uate s a r e t r a i n e d by d e d i c ate d p r o fe s s i o n a l s , u s i ng a n i n no vat i v e c u r r i c u lu m w i t h t h e p e r fect b l e n d

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o f p r o fe s s i o n a l tec h n i qu e s a n d b u s i n e s s b u i l d i ng s k i l l s .

T h o s e s k i l l s a i d t h e m w i t h e m p loy m e n t i n t h e c o s m et o lo g y

i n d u s t ry a n d h i g h e n d s a lo n s l i k e E n z o a n d C o m pa n y. Johnny Marchio Enzo and Company Boston

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at empire, we celebrate your

individuality While we pursue a common mission, “to create opportunities for people to improve their lives,” we know that every student is unique and has personal:

:: C a r ee r G o a l s :: D r e a m s :: C r e at i v e E x p r e s s i o n Our job at Empire is to empower you to do what you want—in your way. Empire’s Core Values: Integrity Customer Dedication Co-worker/Team Focus Continuous Improvement Passionate Commitment

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E m p i r e ( a n d i t s p r e d ece s s o r i n Ne w Yo r k ) . T h e c u r r i c u lu m c h a ng e d w i t h E m p i r e a n d t h e e m p h a s i s h a s b ee n p u t i n t h e a r e a s t h at r e a l ly h e l p s a lo n o w n e r s t o c a p i ta l i z e o n g o o d g r a d uate s . I ’ v e b ee n i n t h e s a lo n b u s i n e s s f o r 3 2

I h av e a lway s u s e d t h e g r a d uate s t u d e n t r e s ou r ce o f

y e a r s , h a d m u lt i p l e s a lo n s , at t i m e s o v e r 2 0 0 e m p loy ee s — a l l I c a n s ay t o E m p i r e i s ‘ k ee p u p t h e g o o d w o r k you a r e d o i ng a n d k ee p s e n d i ng ta l e n te d g r a d uate s . Tony Fanelli Concept Elite Salon New York

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e m p i r e ce o h o no r e d f o r p h i l a n t h r o p y :: E  mpire Education Group’s Chairman and CEO Franklin Schoeneman was honored for his contributions to KidsPeace®— the National Center for Kids Overcoming Crisis—at their annual Autumn Ball.

: : Empire and the organization worked together to raise $225,000. : : F ranklin Schoeneman and Empire also received the 2007 N.F.

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Cimaglia Award, the industry’s highest honor—presented by the American Association of Cosmetology Schools—for dedication to cosmetology education.


empire cares Empire is actively engaged in the battle against domestic abuse. Every one of Empire’s cosmetology schools are involved in:

e n h a nce d s t u d e n t t r a i n i ng p u b l i c awa r e n e s s a n d e d uc at i o n

v i ct i m s u p p o rt f u n d r a i s i ng p u b l i c s e rv i ce a n nou nce m e n t s

m e d i a ou t r e ac h ...and

more

:: E mpire Gives Back supports CUT IT OUT :: E mpire students receive training to identify signs of domestic abuse and refer clients to people who can help

:: O  ver half a million dollars have been raised through National Day of Beauty – where schools participate in fundraising for local shelters – where victims of abuse can go for help

:: In  the most recent campaign, for one day of beauty services performed by our students, 100% of profits were donated to local women’s shelters across the nation

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i n d u s t ry a r e l i m i te d o n ly by you r i m a g i n at i o n , c o m m i t m e n t a n d pa s s i o n t o s uccee d ! Martin Dale VP Matrix Education

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empire loves the

color green

Empire is dedicated to protecting the earth and our precious natural resources. To reduce our carbon footprint, we are:

: : R ecycling hair to create hairmats used to soak up oil spills

: : R educing energy usage by approximately one third

:: U  sing more environmentally-friendly salon products—including Regis Designline PURE Results

: : Inspiring  future salon professionals to be environmentally conscious

t h e e m p i r e a p p r o ac h

:: 5  0% water reduction devices, : : 40% savings in natural gas, : : L ow voltage halogen lighting and motion sensing light controls, *From the Florida Association of Beauty Professionals

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Why empire?

Our new environmentally-friendly concept school in Lauderhill, FL, is our “Green Model of the Future.” Winner of the Green Conscious Salon Certification.* F  loors made of 100% recyclable material, G  reen paint products, H  eat recovery ventilation system, Custom-built recycling centers. 81


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involved in the cause

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empire attracts media recognition

Empire in the news:

: : Empire’s charitable efforts were recognized on Fox, A&E, BET Jazz, Food Network, HGTV, TLC, Hallmark Channel, TV Guide, and many more.

: : Nail Pro Magazine featured Deborah DanikAngeloni, first place winner of the Nail Art category at Empire’s National Competition.

:: A  merican Salon Magazine produced a special insert featuring National Cosmetology Association’s adoption of CUT IT OUT. Empire was described as an industry leader for bringing the program into schools nationwide.

: : Teen VOGUE featured Empire Graduate William Hall in an article about hair styling tips just months after he graduated.

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your passion

M ay you f i n d a n d p u r s u e

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weyou help

decide what’s right for you

At Empire, we work individually with each student to make all the important decisions:

:: S TART DAT E We’ll help you determine the best time to start classes—based on your personal circumstances.

:: F L E XIBILI T Y We offer full and part-time schedules so you can balance your education and your life.

:: A F F ORDABILI T Y what’s right for you?

We do everything possible to make your education affordable.

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we customize

the application process for you No two students have exactly the same financial circumstances. So we:

:: P rovide a workbook that helps you apply for federal student aid

:: W  alk you through each step in the financial assistance* application process

:: G  ive you access to Empire’s FA website: financial.empire.edu

:: C  reate an individualized financial plan based on your application and eligibility

:: E ncourage you to research and apply for

*Financial assistance available to those who qualify.

what’s right for you?

scholarships

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dream career your

is within reach

If cosmetology is the career for you and Empire is the place to get you there, you’ve already made the important decisions. We’ll help you take the next few steps to making your dream come true:

:: E nrollment is fast and hassle-free :: W  e’ll help make your education very affordable— and comfortable within your budget

:: Y ou’ll enjoy Orientation where you’ll meet fellow students and educators—bring your family and friends along with you

how do you get started?

Get e x c i te d f o r you r f i r s t day o f s c h o o l … t h e f i r s t day o f t h e r e s t o f you r l i fe !

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1. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau; 2006/2007 figures 2. Guide to Your Career, Alan B. Bernstein and Nicholas R. Schaffzin, The Princeton Review, 2000, 4th edition 3. Job Demand in the Cosmetology Industry, 2007, National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences, December, 2007 4. Job Demand in the Cosmetology Industry, 2002, National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences, June, 2003 5. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-2009 edition, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, December, 2007 6. Occupational Outlook Quarterly, United States Department of Labor, Fall, 2007 7. Professional Beauty Association, National Profile of the Salon Industry, November, 2008 8. Creative Careers in Cosmetology, Larry H. Oskin, Total Image Magazine, October, 2004.

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