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Barbizon Modeling School
Main address: 3111 N University Drive - Suite 1002 33065 Coral Springs Florida
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  • Jul 18
  • Education
  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Modeling Agency
  • 26

I had 2 daughters who attended Barbizon training and later became part of the agency. I spent over $20K with the training and IMTA attendance. I am not going to call them a scam, but I do think its all about the money and they are not truly honest with the girls. They are selling kids false hopes. After spending all the money for IMTA, I felt my daughters were totally unprepared for what to... Read more

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  • Jul 11
  • Schools
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Modeling School
  • 84

Me & my sister were scouted at RibFest in Toronto by Barbizon Models and our parents brought us to the audition. This was absolutely amazing and there was a huge crowd. We did our catwalk & TV commercial audition. We even got to meet with international agents and were given honest opinion about our potential. Guys, it's all FREE SERVICE!!! Ms. Marisa, the agent interviewed me was... Read more

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  • Jul 06
  • Education
  • Beauty School Enrollment
  • 1
  • 167

I came in for an interview and the lady told me straight of she liked me because my mom supported me then she went of on politics only stopping every once in a while to ask me my height weight etc. then she said ok so we have 3 payment options because she wanted to enroll me in a class (the cost was about $1834). me and my mom were so confused me just came in for an interview. But my mom was like... Read more

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  • Jun 28
  • Education
  • Turnersville, New Jersey
  • Modeling Scam
  • 223

I'm an aspiring model & I went to barbizon in Ardmore PA because I knew of a girl who went there in my high school. She got work so I figured I'd try to go to them. When I got there they made me sit in a room full of ppl and we had to do a cold read. Then they made us all walk, whether we were there for modeling or acting. After seeing me walk one of the lady's that worked there... Read more

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I had a very bad experience also when I told them I wasn't going to let my daughter attend they drop the price to 135.75 a month and demand the money right then. I'm confused someone please help should I continue to let her attend. I feel its a scam.

  • Jun 12
  • Entertainment
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Fake Job Offer
  • 1
  • 193

I responded to a job offer from Barbizon school.They were looking for a teacher and being a graduate of a prestigious Acting school and having had lots of experience teaching kids 6 to 18 years old I thought I fit the bill.Firstly I had a phone interview with someone in Hawaii which I thought was a little weird but the person I talked tot ended up being very nice and explained the job duties and... Read more

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I want to do barbizon modeling school and they called me back after my online quiz I just don't want what these people here say it is

I attended there back in the early 80's. It was costly, but my mother was very happy with the outcome, and never once complained that it was a waste of my parent's time or money. The reason is because she didn't go into anything blindfolded. There were no promises made to either her or myself. The classes did a great deal for my self-esteem as a pre-teen, and I went on to obtain local modeling...

  • Mar 07
  • Advertisements and Cons
  • San Francisco, California
  • Attendance Refund
  • 298

I attended Barbizon once back in 2000something. They took $800 deposit, and when I asked for a refund, the director ( who I remember was a really rude lady) said "You signed a contract which shows there can be no refund." At the time, I was young and left it there. But now I realized they scammed me. On top of the overpriced lessons and auditions that cost people ( really?) , they do whatever... Read more

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  • Feb 16
  • Professional Services
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Business Practices
  • 1
  • 506

I am writing this to raise red flags for anyone out there considering signing up for classes with this company. I have 3 daughters, the oldest 15 and the youngest almost 10. These two in particular have aspirations for acting/music and fashion design, respectively. My oldest daughter and wife were approached at a local shopping mall by a woman claiming to be a talent scout, falling all over... Read more

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