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Body art and piercings are a billion-dollar industry in the United States. Americans spend on average $1.65 billion on tattoos and piercings every year. Fourteen percent of all Americans — about 45 million people — have at least one tattoo. Moreover, more than a third of Americans between the ages of 18 and 25 have a tattoo, if not several. The tattoo industry is booming. Needless to say, so are tattoo schools.
Attending tattoo art school is an invaluable tool for those passionate enough to not just get tattoos but also to ink them themselves. Tattoo apprenticeship programs will teach you the skills needed to draw beautiful and exciting tattoos as well as how to run a successful tattoo studio. There is (more…)
When students have a big test coming up — be it the SAT, ACT, GRE, or some other exam — they need to do everything they possibly can to prepare. They need to not only receive college test prep tutoring, but also study for ACTs, SATs, GREs, or whichever other test in the most efficient way possible. If they don’t, they will literally be wasting time they could have spent on other material, covering more ground, and becoming more prepared.
Luckily, there are plenty of things students can do to make good use of their test prep review time. Here are just a few tips that can help.
Study to the Rhythm.
Music is an instrumental part of making efficient use of (more…)
If you’re looking at your options in custom manufacturing, one term you’re likely to come across is custom wires or custom wire forms. Not to be confused with electrical wires, these are important products that have a wide variety of uses, and even though they’re not particularly high-tech or exciting to discuss, you may find they’re exactly what you need. Here are your top five questions about custom wires, answered:
Did you know that the average 4-year-old asks nearly 450 questions per day? How to flowers get grown? Where does sand come from? Why do Bobby and Sally have newer cars than us? While a child’s daily interrogation may seem daunting, it’s actually a great sign. During the first few years of life, humans are able to absorb far more information at one time than they ever will be able to do again. So, while your child in still in sponge mode, it’s important that he or she spends plenty of time with grown-ups who are ready to field at least half of those 450 questions. Which begs the question: what sort of enrichment options does your child have?
Pre-school is a big step! Pre-school inspires independence and helps children feel confident in dressing themselves, (more…)
For many, tattoos are a form of self-expression. Having something etched onto your body is a bold statement in itself. Whether it is the traditional “Love Mom” heart tattoo or an arm sleeve, tattoos can say a lot about who you are and what you want. However, some people are not content with getting tattoos. Some people would rather learn how to tattoo. There is such a thing as a tattoo artist school. For those tattoo aficionados who want to take their passion to the next level and become a tattoo artist, tattoo studios are just the thing to turn dreams into an inky reality.
There are many incentives to attend a tattoo studio. Besides the obvious level of interest tattoo apprent (more…)
Online learning is a growing business. A 2013 report showed that more than 6 million people had taken at least one class online in the past year, and about one-third of all people enrolled in college take at least one of their classes online. There are some reasons why online courses are popular, and here […]
Religion and prayer are important to Americans, even if they don’t attend church regularly. For many people, reading the Bible is a way of coming closer to God, and to finding answers to the questions they face in their lives. To help them find inspiration, stores that stock discount Christian books provide the guidance they […]
Trade schools are on the rise in America, as more and more people decide that a four-year college is no longer for them and that getting a focused education path is more desirable. Factor in that the average trade school degree costs around $33,000, while traditional school can cost around $127,000, that means a lot […]