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Pattern of problems at for-profits that closed in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — “Welfare mom with kids…pregnant ladies…recent incarceration!”

The On Your Side Investigators uncovered new details, including documents using the above phrases regarding the recruitment of students at for-profit colleges with campuses in Memphis. 1,397 more words


Group Makes Debt Disappear, Pays $3.9M Toward For-Profit Students' Outstanding Private Loans

If you’re one of the millions of consumers saddled with hard to repay student loan debt, you’ve probably dreamed of the day when your repayment obligation is finished. 452 more words

What You Need To Know About For-Profit Colleges

The Chronicle of Higher Ed published just today another nightmare story about practices at a for-profit college: Corinthian. Fortunately, this one is on the verge of closing anyhow, but you need to take heed, because Corinthian College isn’t alone among for-profit institutions in the use of criminal practices. 1,392 more words

American History And Culture

For-Profit Law Schools Profit from Disadvantaged Students

“In the class that Florida Coastal admitted in 2013, more than half the students were unlikely to ever pass the bar…More than 90% of the 1,191 students who graduated from InfiLaw schools in 2013 carried educational debt, with a median amount…of $204,000.” — Paul Campos, … 1,024 more words

Education Articles

Why are students going to for-profit colleges?

Faculty in public colleges are often mystified why students would choose to take out enormous loans to attend for-profit colleges whose degrees are mostly not respected either by industry or other colleges. 665 more words

Watch John Oliver make the case that for-profit colleges are a waste of time and money

Many of the students starting college this fall also have enrolled in the club of US student loan borrowers, and now shoulder part of the nation’s… 307 more words

John Oliver On For-Profit Colleges: You Might As Well Go To Hogwarts

What would it look like if you condensed all our hundreds of stories about student loans and for-profit colleges into a profanity-filled, hilarious rant that takes a brief detour to discuss Lyndon Johnson’s scrotum? 802 more words