What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
spent 10 years working as a Corporate Director in college admissions with students in High School responsible for delivering motivational seminars that would enhance a students propensity to complete high school and continue their education in over 5 states.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
Baines College Consulting began as a part-time charitable service offered to students who wanted to capitalize on insider information to gain an advantage when applying for colleges and accessing funds to help pay for it.
What do you love most about your job?
Seeing a student start college unafraid because they know how they will afford it and what they are working towards.
What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer?
Donna Baines put in a lot of hours worth of work to help me narrow down my college wish list and showed me the possibilities of getting in. Most importantly, she had faith in me when I applied to each college even when I did not have faith in myself.
In the late 1970s, career educators Eileen and Raymond Huntington opened the first Huntington Learning Center in Oradell, New Jersey. Their goal was to take an individualized approach to education, adjusting instructional tactics according to each student's particular set of needs. Their success in helping K–12 students prepare for exams and improve grades and study skills quickly spawned franchises across New York and New Jersey.
Today, the certified Huntington tutoring staff utilizes testing and rubrics for assessing each child's skills, academic needs and potential for growth. The teachers even note the student's behavior in different testing and academic situations to craft a methodology sensitive to each child's learning style. Teachers also adhere to the company's code of ethics that stresses professionalism and confidentiality, encouraging pupils to improve their grades honestly through dedicated study rather than shortcuts.
Star Career Academy is staffed by many instructors who work at the academy's eight campuses. Students can also learn from professional chefs, such as Francesco Martorella, who specializes in incorporating unique ingredients in ethnic dishes, and earned a nod as one of the city's best new chefs. Star Career's offers training under a variety of umbrellas, from the culinary arts to medical services, including training for medical assistants, paramedics, and dialysis technicians. Founded in 1979, the academy has evolved to offer other programs, too, such as cosmetology and hospitality management.
Photo mural wallpaper of pristine beaches adorns the walls. Ceiling fans with frond-shaped blades spin overhead. Stout wicker chairs surround glass-topped tables. Yogurt Paradise immerses guests within a tropical-themed setting while indulging them with refreshing treats. Self-serve frozen yogurt stations and a bar with more than 50 different toppings allow visitors to create personalized sundaes. Additionally, Yogurt Paradise offers flavored bubble teas, smoothies, and neuron-jolting espresso drinks.
Frank Hesson began his career as a professional golf instructor at the age of 20, fine-tuning the swings of his students in the shadow of the McDowell Mountain Range at the prestigious Tournament Players Club of Scottsdale, Arizona. Over the past 17 years, Hesson has worked as an assistant professional at four South Jersey golf clubs before becoming head professional at Renault Winery Resort.
During lessons, Hesson follows a teaching philosophy that simplifies golf skills and tailors each lesson plan to his students needs. Frank focuses on each player's individual playing style and tendencies for passive-aggressive golf-carting to help him or her develop comfortable, dependable swing mechanics. Teaching aides include on-course lessons on an 18-hole course, as well as virtual swing analysis and club recommendations from a virtual caddie.