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Aesthetician & Career Changers

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My training at National Laser Institute was great, not just because I was working with top of the line lasers, but with dedicated instructors that LOVED their job! Their passion really rubbed off on me!  I interviewed, I emailed, I called just about everyone in my state. I "planted seeds" so to speak by taking chances & meeting with employers that weren't advertising hiring. By doing so, that's how I landed a job and was hired ON THE SPOT! I don't think neither the employer, nor I could have been so confident in myself if it weren't for me getting the hands on experience with lasers at The National Laser Institute.

Victoria Ferraro 46 of 2306
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Loved this course! I would recommend it to all my friend. Thank you so much!

Michelle Haynes 47 of 2306
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I decided to leave the declining real estate market for a complete career change towards laser and medical aesthetics! In January 2010, I graduated from National Laser Institute’s comprehensive laser course! I really believe “You get what you pay for!” Other laser schools offered me slightly cheaper classes, but attending National Laser Institute’s program was the best decision I ever made! I received exceptional hands-on training with the most elite laser machines and one-on-one time with their expert instructors. I made so many new friends, and the staff encouraged our success the entire way! They even helped me land my dream job at a very reputable med spa in New York City! Thank You National Laser Institute for such a memorable experience!

Andrea Silvas from Mesa, AZ 48 of 2306
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I graduated National Laser Institute in November of 2006. Let me say that my training there opened many doors for me, most importantly, my own. After graduation I put in about 6 months at American Laser Clinic. I was hired the minute I walked in the door. Their own technicians had the maximum 3 days training, so my knowledge and understanding of the industry was superior to even my manager. However, I wanted to get inside the day to day business of laser hair removal and skin rejuvenation and so I worked there to absorb as much as I could.

Early this year, I started the process of buying a used IPL and new Silk Peel. I added these to my esthetics equipment and opened for business in May. I lease a small suite in a building with many hairdressers, manicurists, and other estheticians they have been so supportive, sending me lots of business to get me off to a great start. As we all know the business of laser hair removal and advanced skin treatments are highly competitive. I get calls all day long from price shoppers. But that is ok. I cannot and do not want to compete for the lowest price. My specialty is a full understanding of the physics of light based skin and hair removal treatments and their reactions with the human body. I provide a luxurious and clean environment, and I am there for my clients at the time of the service and after. By the way I have received only 1 call from a client with a concern in 8 months time.

So this is where I stand, I have a little baby laser and advanced skin spa. And like a baby it will have to be nurtured and will need all my attention and creativity to keep it growing. I am proud and happy and I owe this in part to my training at National Laser Institute. I received more than training there–I received a dream.

Jane Probert from San Antonio, TX 49 of 2306
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From my first phone call to NLI to the amazing training by Shana to the clinicals, all the instructors were so upbeat and positive. They treated me as though I were a long time friend! Amazing experience.


Gail Arnold 50 of 2306
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I highly recommend this course whether you’re a professional or just entering the industry! The course was very informative. 


Bill Candes 51 of 2306
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I can’t imagine going into this field without learning NLI skills. Shana is a wealth of knowledge and makes everything fun and exciting!


Robin Durby 52 of 2306
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What brought me to NLI was the passion for a career in the medical aesthetics industry, but what I received when I left the program was the knowledge of relationships that cannot be replaced.


Stephanie Morse 53 of 2306
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One hour after receiving our certificates, Chrissy in admissions called me to let me know that a NY doctor called National Laser Institute and left a message about wanting to hire one of their graduates. I got a job interview with him for that Friday, not even one week after graduating! The day after I got home, I started calling local med spas and salons so that I could check out all of my options. I kept calling, and finally one woman gave me a job interview that SAME DAY. She hired me on the spot. On my way home I stopped at one of the places that said no to me by phone that I was really interested in, and I gave them my resume in person. I ended up walking to the back office for another interview, they showed me the machine they use, I spoke to the owner, and next thing I knew I had another job! Persistence paid off!

Stephanie Fox 54 of 2306
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This has been the best week ever! I learned a lot from all the teachers. They gave me so much hope for my future and encouraged me that I can do this. If I could do this class over again, I would!!!


Jessica Rooks 55 of 2306
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All staffs and instructors are very friendly and professional. Clean facility, very nice environment. Classes were informative and curriculum was excellent.

Mary Jane Stuckham 56 of 2306
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NLI is a great way to kick start your career in the beauty biz. I would recommend it for anyone who wants to get into the industry and gain knowledge, skills, and experience to further their career.

Sally Cussel 57 of 2306
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I am a recent graduate of National Laser Institute and I can say without hesitation my experience there was amazing. I have been an esthetician for 10 years and I was ready for the more medical side of things, and the instructors here were amazing in getting me prepared and confident to go out into the workplace and implementing everything I learned. Not only did I receive a superior education in all area of medical aesthetics, but I felt more confident in myself because of the positive, professional, happy atmosphere that was there. I would recommend this school to anyone!!

Lynn Morgan 58 of 2306
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All the instructors were so knowledgable and skilled with many, many years of experience. They really WANT you to learn. Great energy!


Rachel Callendar 59 of 2306
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The trainers were all amazing. They all have their own personalities and made it a great experience. I learned so much from all the lasers we were able to receive hands-on training with. Great school, great instructors, great experience!

Caitlin Arlicino 60 of 2306

Medical Professionals

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Great people! Great instructors! Welcoming atmosphere! Thanks to all for laying down the ground work of such an amazing course.

Christine Vanloon, RN 46 of 698
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I really enjoyed the laser training course. The instructors are extremely knowledgeable and phenomenal at teaching. I also really enjoyed performing the treatments we learned on real clients as well as other students. I even got some done myself!

Cindy N. 47 of 698
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This course was amazing. The instructors were fabulous and so full of energy. I have never laughed so hard and learned so much at the same time. The equipment we trained on was top of the line and we had tons of clients available for training. Great experience!

Suzanne Sailer 48 of 698
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Excellent hands on experience. MD course director as well as all instructors were excellent. Quality written materials, great ROI, conducive learning environment, plenty of hands-on experience. I will be back for additional CME course.

Melissa Lockhart PhD, APRN 49 of 698
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National Laser Institute is a great help for medical professionals, like me, who are interested in medical aesthetics. I’m looking forward to my future career change!

Rianna Martinez 50 of 698
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Absolutely enjoyed this program. Knowledgeable and extremely helpful staff. Great environment to learn with excellent didactic lectures and clinical experience!

Rahul Malhota, MD 51 of 698
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It was a great course! The instructors were great at teaching to all levels. It was great to get hands-on experience on real clients, too!

Pat Donahue 52 of 698
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Great experience! It really helped to learn the techniques with lasers. Very informative about contraindications. Really enjoyed my time here!

Krista Taylor, RN 53 of 698
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My experience at National Laser Institute was both educational and enjoyable. I feel prepared to use the skills I learned immediately. The instructors were excellent. Great job, NLI!

Mark Campbell 54 of 698
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Excellent teachers. I got good clinical and injection tips and learned great patient management skills.

Promila Banertee 55 of 698
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I had a great experience here at NLI. The program was very thorough and staff were all very knowledgeable and friendly. All the technology was very current and fun to work with.

Melissa Magyer, RN 56 of 698
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Excellent class! I am a general dentist and I feel everything I learned here will help me expand what I do in my practice. I was able to receive a lot of hands-on experience, too. I can’t wait to start injecting!

Marcella G., DDS. 57 of 698
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Great hands-on experience! I appreciated the apple hands-on time with clients. It was great to work on real clients instead of just students. The instructors were all so wonderful and knowledgeable. They are very helpful and willing to take their time and answer all our questions. 

Jennifer Bishard 58 of 698
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Great hands-on experience! It really makes you feel comfortable with these treatments.

Stephanie Lilly 59 of 698
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This is my injectable/filler course and I was so pleased with the instruction! I plan to attend more training classes at National Laser Institute.

Deanna Turner-Grace 60 of 698