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University of Phoenix Pushes Back Against FTC Investigative Demand

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Court documents filed today certainly leave the impression University of Phoenix is dragging their feet in complying with a Federal Trade Commission investigation. In July of 2015 the FTC issued Civil investigative Demand requests to the University of Phoenix, requiring them to “produce material relevant to the Commission’s investigation, including information and documents relating to complaints, marketing and recruiting, student ... Read More »

    University of Phoenix Shot Down by Department of Defense

    The Department of Defense is telling the University of Phoenix they suck and get the hell off our bases. According to the Wall Street Journal the University of Phoenix will no longer be eligible for DoD tuition assistance as well. “Sen. Durbin said that he will be calling on the Department of Education and the Department of Veterans Affairs to ... Read More »

      What Do I Do When I Can’t Afford My University of Phoenix Loans? – Eloise

      College Tuition Expenses

      “Dear Steve, I have private student loans with University of Phoenix. I was able to pay off one of the loans however due to my low income I have not been able to make any payments on the outstanding ones. I am several months behind and I do not see the situation getting any better. I talked to a lawyer ... Read More »

        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 »

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

          Subprime Opportunity

          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 »

            Know Your For-Profit College ABC’s : Assertive, Bold and Cheeky. How I Almost Became a For-Profit College Statistic

            Ready to Collapse

            In one of Steve Rhode’s latest articles he reveals the recent report from the United States Government Accountability Office’s (GOA), “Undercover Testing Finds Colleges Encouraged Fraud and Engaged in Deceptive and Questionable Marketing Practices”. Because of the billions of dollars in federal grants and loans utilized by students attending for-profit colleges, you asked us to (1) conduct undercover testing to ... Read More »

              Student Loan Debt: The Next Subprime Bubble to Burst?

              Student Loan Debt

              I just finished watching the Frontline PBS show College, Inc. about for-profit education and the resulting student loan debt. It was estimated that students in for-profit colleges will graduate with double the amount of student loan debt as compared to a traditional university. The default rate was alarming as well. For-profit colleges account for 10% of students but 44% of ... Read More »

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