Student Testimonials

LiLing Chang, Taiwan
“This is my best decision to come to MKC. I love what I am doing. Thank you so much for everything. It’s a great investment in my life.”

Raelene Anselmo, Camarillo, CA
“MKC was amazing! It really taught me a lot not only about makeup but about myself. I feel it has really made me mature and it was definitely worth the drive.”

Justyna Urban, Poland
“Going to MKC School was the best choice of my life… I LOVED IT!”

Monica Gutierrez, Studio City, CA
“I just love MKC. I love all the staff and give them many thanks!”

Michelle Perry, Mt. Pleasant, UT
“Fantastic school, great people and environment. Everyone cares about everyone. They really push us and want us to be the best out there. Gives us everything we need to know, and all the tools to make it happen. The class size is wonderful. It’s definitely my second home and always will be. Best decision of my life!”

Irene Wangsa, Indonesia
“It was the greatest decision that I’ve ever done. Pursing my dream, meeting the greatest friends and helpful teachers were amazing”

Vedika Bagai, India
Great school with very warm and welcoming people around. It’s an amazing experience.

Dior Co, Philippines
Great Learning Experience!

Andrea Vlaovich, Torrance, CA
MKC is an amazing school. I feel it has prepared me for my career and cared about their students. It was very refreshing to know I attended MKC.

Emmy Ohm, Sweden
Im so glad I chose to start at MKC. I have learned so much about the course of makeup, hair, etc. But then I have grown as a person and became stronger. I dont regret coming to America and took a chance on this. Thank you MKC! Everything was great!

Christine Morgan, Laguna Hills, CA
I really enjoyed my time here at MKC. Everyone has been really great and I feel like I learned a lot about the industry- as well as myself

Narmeen Ali, Austin, TX
MKC needs to be global. I take pride graduating from MKC. No other school has what MKC has, the best instructors and friendliest staff.

Melissa Murdick, Greensboro, NC
I really enjoyed my experience & felt like I learned a lot. The environment is excellent because of the small class size and non-competitiveness & I enjoyed the majority of staff

Kelsey Zabawa, Evergreen, CO
Thank you all for such a wonderful experience. I hope to do it again in Europe!

Kara Boer, Jerome, ID
I have really enjoyed my experience here! I am very privileged to have had the teachers I had and to learn from their knowledge! I will tell people about this school and highly recommend it. Thank you for the opportunities I have had here!

Jessica Moore, CA
MKC has given me so many wonderful tools that will help me begin my career as an artist. The time here was short, but the experience was amazing! Thanks for everything.

Carrera Welling, Phoenix, AZ
I enjoyed the experience here. I feel as if I grew so much as a person becoming more confident, more creative and more responsible. Thank you so much.

Britney Veal, Hesperia, CA
My experience at MKC has been one of the best experiences of my life. My dream has always been to become a professional makeup artist and they helped me to achieve all the knowledge I need to be successful in this industry. They provide you with some of the best instructors out there. I’m proud to be an MKC alumnus. I made life long friends and memories Ill cherish forever!
Bella Magnus, Iceland
“MKC has been a really good experience. Will definitely recommend this school for everyone. Learned a lot. Loved the teachers. Great how you welcome people around the world to come. I’m sure you will get more people from Iceland. Thank you so much for everything. This is something I will never forget.”

Kristy Strate, Los Angeles, CA
“I researched several schools and I am so happy I chose MKC. The entire experience, from the first day to the last was unbelievably great! I learned more than I ever thought was possible in just 10 weeks! Anyone questioning weather to come here or not Come! You wont regret it!”

Brittany King, Inman, SC
“Words cant even express how thankful I am. I met so many amazing people and learned so much. I will never forget my time here and will always cherish it. The best thing I ever did has opened so many doors.”

Vanessa Alvarez, Webster, NY
“This experience started out very scary. Moving to a big city, not knowing anyone was really hard, but its the best experience I’ve had. It totally changed me as a person. I met so many amazing people and girls I will be a friend with for the rest of my life. MKC has a great program going. The best out there. The thing that makes this school stand out from the rest is that you guys actually care. You care about each and every student and that comes through here, and making their experience the best it can be. I fell like this class was all meant to be here together and we all realized that in success coaching. It really brought us together and made our time here that much better. Im really glad I came and wish it wasn’t over.”

Shelly Moor, Kingman, AZ
“First of all, I would like to thank the teachers and staff as a whole for putting together such a great school. Mike and Margaret for starting it. This was the best thing that’s ever happened to me. I have no regrets for coming to this school. I learned so much and it helped me become a better person. Thank you all so much for such a wonderful experience. I couldn’t have asked for better teachers and friends. I have grown to have love for each and every one of you. Thanks again! I love you all!”

Kate McCarthy, Los Angeles, CA
“I am so glad I came here. I could not have asked for a better group of instructors & students to surround myself with. My growth as a person & professional has skyrocketed all thanks to MKC!”

Sheryl Lawrence, Hialeah, FL
“MKC Academy of Fashion, Beauty & Print has changed me into a new person. MKC is not just a makeup school; it taught me so much more than applying makeup within these last 10 weeks. Ive grown into a better person and learned how to deal with situations differently. MKC pushed me further than I thought I could allow. I now look at life in a whole new perspective and now I want others to experience what I’ve experienced. Thank you so much for believing in me and pushing me to never give up no matter what situation I’m in.”

Megan Halvorsen, Houston, TX
“MKC has been an amazing school. I will never forget the team of employees that worked here. They are my family away from home. The many hours they put in to help bring out the best makeup artist in us. I have never felt so loved and comfortable. Many teachers helped me and pushed me to be better. Thank you all so much. I will never forget this experience. Love you all.”

Joslyn White, Owosso, MI
“MKC was a very intense program, but I loved it so much. All the new people I met were amazing. This program really helped me start to learn who I am as a person and I am going home a better, changed person. If I had to do it all over again, I would do it in a minute.”

Alister Ramsey, Boulder, CO
“I love MKC. The time I spent here I will never forget along with the people I have met along the way. It was a very intense program, the best decision I have ever made for myself in coming here. I am proud to be apart of MKC as a whole.”

Billie Ferguson, Palmdale, CA
“Loved MKC & learned a lot. Learned the importance of teamwork & seeing why you need to get along. Met a lot of cool people and a lot of great teachers. I LOVED IT!”

Mary Mantanez, Covina, CA
“As a whole MKC was very informative for me. Very organized and balanced school. Would recommend to anyone.”

Adriana Urueta, Lakewood, CA
“Good experience. Learned a lot. Happy to start new career.”

Elisabet Mascorro, Granada Hills, CA
“Loved it. Learned a lot from MKC. Made friends & colleagues. I’m excited to get out there and pursue my career as a Make up artist.”

Cecilia Cabezas, Long Beach, CA
“Very good school. Good and helpful staff. Very well rounded program.”

Aura Fuentes, Los Angeles, CA
“Good school, you learn a lot.”

Kelly Tabone, Syosset, NY
“Learned a lot. Can’t wait to go home though, ha-ha.”

Julie Federico, Altadena, CA
“I learned so much more than expected about life, work, love and friendship. I would not change it for the world.”

Erin Johnson, Evergreen, CO
“Very Good experience, great people, learned a lot.”

Audra Tamulaitis, Huntington Beach, CA
“A really good experience I grew here as I learned my craft. I became an artist and I understand how to be true to myself artistically.”

Thy Dinh, Milpitas CA
“Everybody is very nice. That made the environment so comfortable being here. Thank you.”

Alyson Clark, Saratoga Springs, NY
“MKC Academy of Fashion, Beauty & Print not only teaches you how to become a professional makeup artist, but how to become a better person and a strong leader. The staff and faculty were helpful an understanding and always pushes you to improve yourself and your makeup skills. I have enjoyed every moment of my time here and will miss my MKC family dearly.”

Karina Barba, Inglewood, CA
“I loved my experience at MKC. The school is now my second family. Everyone was very helpful. I feel that I have grown as a person, I have finally followed my dream and I love every minute of it. Thank you for all the great memories. It went too quickly!”

Yolanda Sanchez, Bell, CA
“MKC Academy of Fashion, Beauty & Print is a great school. Very professional in every way, shape, and form. Excellent and very talented instructors. A great place that I honestly consider my second home. Thank you all soooo much!!”

Stephanie Fuentes, San Angelo, TX
“It was an incredible experience for me that I will never forget. The staff is amazing and way talented. My class was great. I’m gonna miss them. Would have liked a little bit more time in some of the classes. But overall, it was awesome. One of the best schools I’ve been to. Thank you for giving me a chance to be apart of it.”

Julisa Arellano, Reseda, CA
“I’m really grateful that I came to MKC instead of any other beauty school. I had a good time with all of the girls. Awesome staff. I came in with a notebook and a pen not knowing what to expect. But I’m leaving with an amazing amount of knowledge.”

Diana Sauceda, Simi Valley, CA
“Curriculum was great. I learned so much Ive come a long way in these 2 – months.”
Candace Yath, Shakopee, MN
“This is the best beauty makeup school I have ever been to and I think that says a lot. Since I have been to other schools. They care about you as a person and it shows and where you go and what you do after.”

Jeffrey Miller, Clackamass, OR
“Going to MKC has been a great experience. I have learned so much and have met some great people. Overall, I feel the school, as a whole is great. So is the curriculum is great…”

Shikha Goel, New Delhi, India
“MKC Truly believes in The art of excellence & I am glad to be part of this institution. I couldn’t have gone to a better school. I am proud of what MKC has made me achieve. 10 weeks just flew by. I wish the program was never ending and I didn’t have to leave such and amazing place and all the incredible people who are part of MKC.”

Martin La Serre, Blackwood, NJ
“A great experience!”

Esther Mei, West Covina, CA
Overall, it was a great program because not only did we learn the most important aspects of make-up, but also we learned everything we needed to know that goes with it. Good experience with photo shoots. Had a chance to experience what it’s like to work with models and top photographers.”

Michelle Villanueva, Los Angeles, CA
“I really enjoyed my experience here. I am glad I have invested my time and energy here and nowhere else. The ten weeks were so much fun bonding with great girls, instructors, and staff. I’ve learned everything, not just make-up but the business aspect, photo retouching, lighting, and portfolio stuff. I will never forget this experience.”

Clare Bendandi, Los Angeles, CA
“I want to start this e-mail off by saying that none of what I have accomplished would have ever happened if it wasn’t for the two of you, your love, support and encouragement has been what has given me the confidence to go out there and be the best that I can be.

You should also know that in EVERY job and I do mean EVERY job someone has commented in regards to my calming presence, professional work ethic, grounded attitude and my love of the job I know, your thinking what I was the first few times, Are they really talking about Clare? LOL!! But I know and I want you both to know that I owe that all to you…”

Ashley Watkins, Lehi, Utah
“MKC has been a wonderful experience. I have learned so much! I have the skills now to do whatever I want & I love that! Thanks.”

Araflor Fernando, Quezon City, Philippines
“The whole experience was worth the 50,000 miles I traveled and it’s something I will never, ever forget”

Florence Previtali, Aurora, CO
“This was an incredibly successful change in my life that I will cherish forever. All workshops and courses were well planned to always challenge me to move to the next step. I am truly grateful to have found such a school and to meet Margaret, who is an angel in disguise. Margaret & Mike have the greatest hearts and have become my mentors. I thank God for blessing me with meeting such amazing people. They have inspired me to become confident and pushed me to realize my strength and future.”

Kathleen Estrada, Santa Maria, CA
“This has been an amazing, life changing time for me. I feel so blessed to have had the opportunity to be a part of this school. To be a part of all of these wonderful people. I thank you so much for everything. You have done for me. Thank you for making me feel like a part of your family.”

Sarah Anderson, Chicago, IL
“MKC has been a great experience for me and has taught me to be the person I want to be and know that I can be. I made my dream a reality thanks to MKC Academy of Fashion, Beauty & Print School.”

Zoie Brewer, Seattle, WA
“My time spent at MKC not only improved my application of makeup but the way I see beauty, and I can’t wait to show the world my work.”

Patricia Cardella, Los Angeles, CA
“This has been one of the most amazing experiences of my life. The things I’ve learned are priceless. God bless you and all you do.”

Miranda Dains, Los Angeles, CA
“MKC is a great learning environment and if you have the passion and desire to learn everything about make-up, then attend MKC.”

Nina Harvey, Bermuda
“These three weeks have been amazing. I have learned so much about myself. Through your wisdom my creativity was able to take form. “

Marcella Gonzalez, Mexico
“MKC is an excellent school, I learned a lot of things and I had a very good experience there. You can have your own creativity and my work is progressing every day”

Yoko Lowe, Sherman Oaks, CA
“Thank you so much for a wonderful three weeks. I really had a great time and learned so much… You made me feel like I can do anything. Now that this class is ending I’m going to do everything I can to be the best!”

Pamela Massi, Dallas, TX –
“This is the best of the best!”

Karma McCain, Studio City, CA
“Thank you so much for a wonderful and memorable experience… This class was more than you can even imagine to me and I feel so fortunate to have had this opportunity. I look forward to using the knowledge I have gained to the fullest.”

Jana Morrison, Oklahoma City, OK
“Thank you for sharing your experiences and life lessons. We learned amazing lessons and will be forever grateful!”

Anabel Padilla, Bell, CA
“MKC has been on of my best accomplishments I have learned to value my creativity as an artist. Make this experience fun and let your creativeness flow. Margaret has been a great mentor and is now an inspiration for me to follow.”

Keeley Parsons, Portland, OR
“MKC Academy of Fashion, Beauty & Print has taught me Life Lessons in the area of print beauty and fashion & with Margaret’s knowledge and her training, I have never felt so confident. In fact I can accomplish anything and everything. The Life Skills coaching has changed my life and I now look forward to celebrating each morning and look forward to living each day to the fullest. If I could go to school every day I would in a heartbeat”

Shelby Tucker, San Antonio, TX
“Best decision I have ever made.”

Katherine Wilkinson, Bloomfield, MI
“Margaret has been such a phenomenal personal and professional inspiration. Her school goes far beyond the technical aspects of make-up application and she is able to draw out the artist in each of us. Margaret truly  cares for her students and that love  shows.”

Alyson Hannigan – “MKC opened my eyes and heart to show me all the possibilities; not only in the industry, but in myself as well! Awesome experience!”

Tori Guarrasi – “MKC was a great experience and I would recommend it to anyone.”

Autumn Sanders – “MKC got me out of my “rut” and got me to change my life. I am glade that I came!”

Rachel Olson – “An incredible experience!

Rachel Wei – Excellent! Helpful. Friendly. To all of us there’s nothing more can be asked. I’m glad I’d chosen MKC”

Danielle Stein – “Coming out to California has made me a better person and this school helped a lot with that.

Ariel Taranto – “Attending MKC was the best decision I have ever made! Greatest opportunity!”

Andreea Pop – “An experience that I sincerely recommend! Doing great makeup and having fun is what you should expect coming here. Learned how to be professional but also enjoy doing makeup and having fun.”

Wendy Epps – “Enjoyed every moment. Would totally do it again!”

Rosa Ramos – “Best experience; everyone here was awesome: teachers, instructors, everyone in the front office. I am going to miss everyone they were all amazing! I liked it!”

Sunny Mercer – “It was a great experience. I truly feel prepared for the industry.”

Leanne Hall – “MKC is by far the best, most well rounded beauty school in Los Angeles. Students learn so much more than just makeup applications: they learn how to market themselves, how to work in the different industries and most importantly, they learn about themselves.”

Meredith Ware – “MKC is a fabulous place full of endless opportunities, so happy I got the privilege to come here and work with the people that I did.”

Talor Reazin – “I have had such an amazing experience at MKC! I’m very confident with my training from MKC. I will succeed in the makeup industry. Thanks to all at MKC.”