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Q: Keats school in Kunming http://www.keatsschool.com? Are they scammers?

There is an add running on echinacities for this school, you will see it if you click on JOBS tab.
They say 3200 RMB for 20 weeks. I sent an application. First thing, they told me it's 4000 and the time for the promotion price is expired (The ad is still running!). I said fine. It's OK. Then they said, "Please send us your application." Ehh, OK. I filled out the online again and copy and paste it to an email to be sure that they will receive it. Promptly, they replied with,

   "We are sorry that all the seats in the small classes are taken a few minutes ago. Since you did not send us the deposit to reserve your seat, we have reserved the seats for other students.

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I asked ,

"I saw your offer for 3200 RMB for 20 weeks.

What is the minimum number of students to start a new class?
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they referred me to their website.
One-on-One classes 49560 RMB for 20 weeks.

 

If I pay for 8 students (that's the max number of students in on class), it would be 25600 RMB. Still half of their regular tuition.
What kind of ridiculous scam is this then.

This is her reply to my last questions:
We have all the information on our website www.keatsedu.com. Please read our website carefully before emailing us. Thank you!

 

 

 

Zier Liu

Vice-president

 

www.keatsschool.com

www.cnlearnchinese.com

 

Keats Education

School License Number: Edu 5301037000019

 

Tel: +86-871-3128853

       +86-18987182139

      +1-617-595-1391

 

84 Dongfengdong Road, Guolian Building 16F

Kunming, Yunnan, China 650041

7 years 44 weeks ago in  Teaching & Learning - Kunming

 
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Seems like it may in fact be a scam. But hey, if you aren't sure, you can always try it and let us know.

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It could very well be a scam. If you look at the wording carefully you will see that they are just trying to take you for a ride. In China that's how scams work. I should know because that happened to me too. They will tell you one thing and keep making you think another. That's the sign of a scammer trying to scam an innocent person as yourself. Also the final message that they sent to you that read: "Please read our website carefully before emailing us" is another sign of a scam because nobody puts that unless they have gotten into deep trouble before. It's misleading that's all you need to know and also you should stay away from any company that gives you the run around. Good Luck Sir!

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Mattaya is right, RUN!!!!!!

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Maybe you're just too ignorant to read a job application~~~

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Try the website goKunming.com. They have a forum there with lots of references to various schools. I seem to recall some threads about the school you mention. But cant remember if good or bad.

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