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Do Military Veterans on GI Bill Deserve to be Treated Fairly by For-Profit Colleges?

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Student loans are tough enough to deal with but it appears for-profit colleges are intentionally targeting military veterans eligible for the GI Bill. Students are winding up deep in debt at the more expensive for-profit college with no degree or a degree worth little. Some experts interviewed in the broadcast said that online degrees are viewed less favorably by hiring ... Read More »

I’m a Student at Westwood Online and Have Student Loan Complaints. – Ella

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“Dear Steve, I am currently a student at Westwood Online. I am finishing my first session and everything that I was told in the beginning is not true at all. When I applied I recieved a federal grant and two other loans. I was told that funds would be disburesed to me after fees and books. then when I called ... Read More »

Want to Pay a Lot for College But Never Graduate? Go to a For-Profit University.

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In a recent report, Subprime Opportunity: The Unfulfilled Promise of For-Profit Colleges and Universities the University of Phoenix didn’t fare too well when it came to graduating students. According to the report, only 9% of student enrolled actually graduated within six years. University of Phoenix, DeVry University, The Art institute, Berkeley College, Sullivan University, Westwood College, International Academy of Design ... Read More »

Students Fight Back Against For-Profit Colleges: Westwood College Sued For Fraud

We’ve covered this topic time and time again (see Know Your For-Profit College ABC’s: Assertive, Bold and Cheeky. How I Almost Became a For-Profit College Statistic and Government Finds Fraud and Deception in Marketing for For-Profit Colleges); for-profit colleges and their deceptive practices to get students to enroll and take out loans they cannot afford. However, on August 21, 2010 ... Read More »

I Enrolled Into Westwood College Online for a Career in Criminal Justice. – Matthew

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“Dear Steve, In 2007 I enrolled into Westwood College Online for a career in Criminal Justice. I got approved for like $6000 through the school $150/ month while attending the school, plus a Sallie Mae loan for like $7000 which I believe its a loan I must pay back after I graduate. Due to the economy I decided to stop ... Read More »

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