Model Scouts: How to get a "legit" scout to get into modeling?

So, doing some research, I have read that any online Model Scouts that demand money upfront to scout you for top model agencies are scams. And that REAL model scouts don't demand pay until AFTER you get a modeling job...not before! Is this true? How would I find a scout that is truly legitimate, and supposedly only requires to be paid AFTER I get hired by a model agency?

Asked By: - 11/11/2011
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Scouts do not get paid by models, potential models or hopeful beginners.The agency pays their scouts to find and inform potential models of the agency he or she represents and the opportunities the agency can offer. That`s the scouts job. After that it is entirely up to the individual potential model to apply to the... More
Answered By: Jake - 11/12/2011
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Don't hire a scout, instead, go to the modeling agency you want to get into on the days they're having screenings. Look it up on their website and it will tell you what days they do this for. You will probably have to move to big city where they have an office because not only will this help you get into the building... More
Answered By: Joey - 11/12/2011
A model NEVER pays a model scout upfront for any reason. If anyone has asked you for a penny they are a scam.
Answered By: Kittysue - 11/12/2011
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