FTC Goes After For-Profit School for Lying and Deceiving Students That Also Targeted Military Members

An Illinois-based operator of several post-secondary schools will pay $30 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that the operator used sales leads from lead generators that falsely told consumers they were affiliated with the U.S. military, and that used other unlawful tactics to generate leads. In its complaint against Career Education Corporation (CEC) and … Read more

My Sanford Brown Campus if Closing and Nobody Will Accept My Credits

Question: Dear Steve, You’re post about IADT switching to Sanford Brown and now closing – that’s me. To make matters worse I moved to New York and attended a school that now also has accreditation issues. I left the school thinking I could transfer but because of the issues, no other school took my time … Read more

I Attended the International Academy of Design & Technology IADT in Chicago Won’t Release My Transcript. – Sam

“Dear Steve, I attended IADT in Chicago Fall 1999. I met with an academic adviser who I soon learned was a salesperson not an adviser, I expressed my concern over the high tuition costs and was told that I need to pay an enrollment fee and that the rest would be covered by financial aid … Read more