I Got Screwed at Argosy University and Now Not Happy With South University

Question: Dear Steve, My enrollment for college stemmed from filling out online job applications for numerous attempts to gaining employment. I was bombarded by college recruiters and eventually signed up with Argosy University online. I was still attending Argosy at the time they closed and then was talked into transferring to South University online as … Read more

The People Who Get Hurt the Most are Students and Faculty in University Failures

Reading through the latest public court documents regarding the failure of Argosy University is nothing but sad, disappointing, and predictable. To get caught up on past Argosy University posts, click here. The Dream Center Foundation (DCF) is a Christian based non-profit group that says its goal is “Transforming Lives.” Nailed it! DCF formed Dream Center … Read more

Another For-Profit School Swirls the Toilet Bowl. Argosy University Next to Vanish?

Yesterday I wrote about how the Department of Education was going to forgive money missing from Argosy University that was supposed to have been distributed to students from their federal financial aid. This money would be used by students for silly things like rent, food, books, etc. Well, it turns out Mark Dottore, the court-appointed … Read more

Department of Education Does a Good Thing Almost, Sort Of, Kind Of

The Washington Post is reporting the Department of Education stepped up to help students caught in the missing money crosshairs of missing financial aid given to Argosy University. It seems when Dream Center Education Holdings acquired Argosy University, South University, and Art Institute campuses they tried hard to turn the ship around. Dream Center is … Read more

NC Calls on Department of Education to Cooperate Again With Law Enforcement Again

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein yesterday called on the U.S. Department of Education to honor its “historic law enforcement partnerships” by reinstating the long-standing practice of disclosing student loan information to law enforcement agencies – a practice it curtailed without explanation last month. In a letter sent last Friday to U.S. Education Secretary Betsy … Read more