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Getting Past the Diploma Mill Stereotype


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Nancy
- 2884 days ago - onlineschool.net
Diploma mill schools pride themselves on faking accreditation to make themselves sound more appealing to their students. This makes it ever more important for students to research their potential school before submitting an application.



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Mrs Shakespeare (35)
Tuesday November 24, 2009, 1:12 am
I know someone who was fooled by such a school, and now she is stuck in it.
 

Arild Gone for now (174)
Tuesday November 24, 2009, 9:59 am
Noted
 

Frank Lornitzo (8)
Tuesday November 24, 2009, 3:43 pm
Fraud is the other name of the Internet. let us count the wsays. Not so long ago we were inundated with "work" offered on line with
"Tell your boss goodbye" and how much more than your present income you make just part time.

And then there were pyramid schemes. Get in first you'll see it multiply etrc.

And I was stuck with a cloud computing "internet storage" site that I couldn't even finish registering but hey still started billing my bank.
 

Judy C (97)
Tuesday November 24, 2009, 7:15 pm
One of the worst things about these "schools" is that they prey on poorer students, who are often less savvy about the system of accreditation. There are also local colleges who advertise incessantly on TV that have exorbitant tuition and nearly worthless diplomas as far as finding a job is concerned. Graduates from these schools are left with little more than outrageous amounts of debt in student loans. Again, this advertising targets poor, unsophisticated consumers.
 

Jan Billy Pedersen (43)
Wednesday November 25, 2009, 1:23 pm
I've been a foreign student both at accredited and non-accredited online universities, all depending on courses. My experience: If You intend to use Your degree in a international career, always choose a internationally accepted university, and (very important) a internationally accepted degree. National accreditation might not be enough.
 
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