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Reviews 132 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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4 College Junior

Career Services at Aveda Institute - San Antonio: They help u get a job.

5 College Junior

Campus Quality at Aveda Institute - San Antonio: It is a technical school and they help in all ways

4 College Junior

Online Courses at Aveda Institute - San Antonio: There is a limited amount on line

4 College Junior

Student Body at Aveda Institute - San Antonio: They are a verity of types of people.

5 College Senior

Overall Experience at Gary Manuel Aveda Institute - Seattle: I love Aveda now way more than I even did when I first started. I guess I must have drank the tea :)

5 College Senior

Academic Experience at Gary Manuel Aveda Institute - Seattle: I toured many other area cosmetology schools, but found that GM Aveda was pretty top notch and the vibe is great. We are always packed with people since we're in a super edgy part of town with a lot of foot traffic. It is a great area to go to school and to meet new people. Many students catch the bus/ferry/other transit to school so it's great that the school is in a pedestrian friendly area, lots of crosswalks. Horrible parking, so you may not want to drive.

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5 College Senior

Academic Experience at Gary Manuel Aveda Institute - Seattle: The school goes out of it's way to host a career fair, and they also maintain a website for alumni who might be looking for employment. It seems as if many of the high end salon/spas in the greater Seattle area hire students directly after graduating. It is also a big plus that the Gary Manuel Aveda Salon/Studio owners hire graduating students right out of school in extended training programs, where more education is offered, but new stylists are paid an hourly wage.

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4 College Senior

Academic Flexibility at Gary Manuel Aveda Institute - Seattle: It is fairly easy to know what is expected, but there has been a tiny bit of disorganization as far as grades not being input in a timely fashion. In fairness, this was due to a new system the school instituted during the summer. By all accounts, this is a nonissue at this point. The school cannot really be flexible, as it is a hours program that the state regulates... it would be nice to have more chances to make up lost hours though.

5 College Senior

Campus Resources at Gary Manuel Aveda Institute - Seattle: We have fast internet, great for the people who come in for services and in case we need to look things up.

5 College Senior

Campus Resources at Gary Manuel Aveda Institute - Seattle: The school has a fantastic aesthetic with a very modern vibe. There is always music playing on the salon floor, nothing is ever broken or in disrepair, and the classrooms all have counters and mirrors conducive to setting up our mannequins during our classroom lessons. We have great tools, a great curriculum that includes both Aveda and Milady textbooks, color charts, dvds, among a few other learning gadgets. The only thing I would change is the no refrigerator for students to store food. This forces many students to eat out, on the upside this does stimulate the economy in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle. The learning leaders we have out on the floor are excellent and experienced stylists whom most of us really look up to. The instructors are personable and outgoing, the Mon-Wed Earth Phase teacher is simply phenomenal at her job, the Water phase instructor is hilarious and often stays late to see to her student's progress. Most of us are really excited to be a part of Aveda's Mission, there is a general sense of community among the students and there are no outsiders -it's a friendly group.

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5 College Senior

Career Services at Gary Manuel Aveda Institute - Seattle: The school has done a great job networking in the city of Seattle and surrounding areas, so there is a high demand for graduates. Local Aveda salons and studio hire from within the school, which is great for morale.

2 College Senior

Tuition & Financial Aid at Gary Manuel Aveda Institute - Seattle: It is fairly high priced and most of us have taken out loans or had our parents take out loans for us to attend. I wish there were more opportunities for cosmetology students to earn scholarships.

4 College Senior

Student Body at Gary Manuel Aveda Institute - Seattle: The students here are mostly really nice, but like anywhere else there are a few snotty ones, especially in the phases closest to graduating. It is as if some of them really believe they are "seniors" and the rest of us are freshman in high school, despite the fact that we are all adults. Most students come here to learn and are happy to to be here.

5 Recent Alumnus

Campus Resources at Aveda Institute - Provo: They give you an ipad as part of your kit.. AMAZING

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5 Recent Alumnus

Academic Experience at Aveda Institute - Provo: The aveda institute provo has exceeded my expectations and the academics are stellar. One of the best decisions i made in my life.

Recent Alumnus

Online Courses at Aveda Institute - Provo: we did not have any online courses, so this is irrelevant

4 Recent Alumnus

Academic Flexibility at Aveda Institute - Provo: As long as you work hard and are a great student it is so easy! If you are skipping school or doing poorly in academics then there are consequences. People think that hair school is a cake walk but you still have to put effort into it.

4 Recent Alumnus

Campus Quality at Aveda Institute - Provo: I love the aesthetics of our school. Feels like a salon

4 Recent Alumnus

Tuition & Financial Aid at Aveda Institute - Provo: If you end up slacking or being a bad student and miss a lot of school then there are definite repercussions, with unexpected fees.

5 Recent Alumnus

Student Body at Aveda Institute - Provo: I love everyone at school, we are all good friends, work together and help each other out, and even hang out outside of school. The energy and excitement is the best!

5 Recent Alumnus

Academic Experience at Aveda Institute - Provo: The aveda curriculum is so structured and really goes over everything in depth. Out of every hair school i looked into, i was very impressed with their commitment to structure and education.

5 Recent Alumnus

Campus Resources at Aveda Institute - Provo: They literally give each student an ipad as part of your kit.

5 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience at Aveda Institute - Provo: One of the best decisions i made in my life! The educators are phenomenal and really know there stuff. They are always happy to help and passionate about what they do and the company they work for. I learned not only how to cut/color great hair, but how i want to live my life and the kind of professional I want to be!

5 Recent Alumnus

Career Services at Aveda Institute - Provo: They have tons of extra classes you can take! I love the opportunities offered, they really want you to succeed. They also hold semi annual career and networking events and invite all salon/spa owners all over utah to come so you can actually connect and get your foot in the door.

College Senior

Academic Flexibility at Cinta Aveda Institute: Im not sure I have not started

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