Hair & Cosmetology

Can I Go to Cosmetology School if My English Isnʼt Great?

What happens if your first language isnʼt English, and you want to get an education in a trade? Youʼre here in the New Haven area, and you want a better income so that you can give a better life to your family. But your English isnʼt good. In fact, you understand English, but you are ...

What happens if your first language isnʼt English, and you want to get an education in a trade? Youʼre here in the New Haven area, and you want a better income so that you can give a better life to your family. But your English isnʼt good. In fact, you understand English, but you are ...


Qualifications for licensing as a cosmetologist/hairdresser

Every other month, a state board exam is given by the state of Connecticut, and students must eventually take and pass this exam with a score of 70% or above in order to be licensed in Connecticut. Students must complete 1500 hours of schooling and salon work, maintaining a GPA of at least 75%. The ...

Every other month, a state board exam is given by the state of Connecticut, and students must eventually take and pass this exam with a score of 70% or above in order to be licensed in Connecticut. Students must complete 1500 hours of schooling and salon work, maintaining a GPA of at least 75%. The ...


Freshmen Fun Fridays & Salon Offerings

In addition to Fun Friday Activities done with the senior and intermediate students, Branford Academy has also recently began to include freshmen! Those freshmen who began classes on the 10th of September joined everyone on the clinic floor. They were each given a shampoo and a blow dry, and were then given a mannequin head ...

In addition to Fun Friday Activities done with the senior and intermediate students, Branford Academy has also recently began to include freshmen! Those freshmen who began classes on the 10th of September joined everyone on the clinic floor. They were each given a shampoo and a blow dry, and were then given a mannequin head ...


Fridays are Fun at Branford Academy!

On September 14th, students participated in a “Fun Friday Afternoon Activity”!  Both Senior and Intermediate level students were invited to participate in this challenging and fun event.  Students were challenged to do both roller sets as well as a blow dry while blindfolded!  The rationale behind this exercise was that if students can do a ...

On September 14th, students participated in a “Fun Friday Afternoon Activity”!  Both Senior and Intermediate level students were invited to participate in this challenging and fun event.  Students were challenged to do both roller sets as well as a blow dry while blindfolded!  The rationale behind this exercise was that if students can do a ...


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