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Supply and Demand of College Degrees: 101

Supply and demand for college education is out of whack, and it has been for the last few decades. We have been told since childhood that a college education is a… 1,433 more words

Accredited by Chewbacca

Accreditation is simply the process a college goes through to become recognized as a competent and credible school. Recognized by whom? Well, that’s debatable, but recognized primarily by the Department of Education. 924 more words

Corinthian Colleges Subpoenaed In Possible Criminal Investigation

Corinthian Colleges — the company that operates for-profit college chains like Everest, WyoTech, and Heald — is already under investigation by various state and federal regulators, but the company has disclosed to its investors that it may also be the subject of a criminal probe by federal prosecutors. 345 more words

Does It Really Pay to Go to College?

Almost two thirds of 2013’s high school graduating class is attending college now. One of the key financial goals of many American families is to pay all or most of their children’s college costs. 1,390 more words

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Aggressive Recruiting At Military Bases Pays Off: For-Profit Schools Received $1.7B Of Post-9/11 GI Bill Funds

The Post 9/11 GI Bill aims to further the education of United States servicemembers and their immediate family members, but a new government report reveals that most of those funds are going to further increase the bottomline at for-profit colleges. 1,348 more words

Veterans Using GI Bill At For-Profit Colleges Face Problems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges, including a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state investigations. 644 more words

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Corinthian Colleges Employee: "We Work For The Biggest Scam Company In The World"

Corinthian Colleges — the operator of for-profit school chains Everest University, WyoTech, and Heald Colleges — is selling off or shutting down campuses as it faces lawsuits and investigations from multiple state and federal agencies. 1,926 more words