The Next Step Education Group started in 1995 with a printed magazine to help high school students with their college and career plans. It has grown to serve over 25,000 high schools nationwide. Last year, the company went all digital with a customized online presence at NextStepU.com. There people can find an all-in-one resource to planning your life after high school - whether that's college, identifying a career, joining the military or something else.
The company has also opened a retail center in Victor to enable anyone looking for help in planning the next step in their lives a place to visit. At the retail center people will find 1-on-1 and classroom counseling, as well as seminars to assist with a path forward. The Next Step Education Group is guided by four core values:
We aim to Wow
We do Whatever it Takes
Mammano said the Rochester area has been the ideal place to grow his business from a personal and professional standpoint. He called Rochester, with its progressive business environment, an ideal market to test and evaluate new product launches.
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