I currently cook for a living. But when I first enrolled in culinary school, I had no intentions of actually making a career out of it. Cooking was a hobby.
It all started with love for food and the desire to learn how to cook, -better. The enticing commercials on television sparked my interest to find out more about the world of cooking. My interest and curiosity to find out how and why things work the way they do with food led me to dial the number to find out the costs and other general information. When I called and asked about tuition fees, they adamantly dodged the question and wanted to “discuss the details at the meeting”. At the time, I did not have the time to visit the campus for a “meeting”. All I wanted was to find out the tuition fee, and they couldn’t even tell me that over the phone. Shady from the start. That is a line that is overused by the likes of used car salesmen. Call for general information to real school,- a university, a community college, or even a local adult school. Any other place would be more than happy to answer general questions over the phone or email.
Even after graduating, I found myself intertwined in their massive lies. My career advisor, Mary, called me multiple times to check up on my employment status. Having nothing further to do with this school, I ignored her calls. Weeks later, I got a call from an outside company (somewhere in the East Coast..I forget), calling to verify that I was working at the place they were told I was working at. I was like WTF?? Where did that company name come from? Apparently it was the name given from the school, claiming that it was the company that I was working for upon graduation. Now, Mary had no knowledge (since I wasn’t answering their calls) of where I was working or if I was even working at all, period. And just because they can’t get a hold of a student, they decide to LIE (surprise surprise!) and give them some random company name. She apparently picked some random place nearby where I lived. I have never worked there nor applied there. This shows how much integrity the school has, lying about students’ employment status in order to make their numbers look good to keep the scam of a school running.
Here, I share the notes and recipes that cost me thousands. You’re welcome.