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Why would you go to a school...

...that advertises during Jerry Springer?

Stay away from for profit colleges!


Asked by rkoloms at 8:22 AM on Aug. 5, 2010 in

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Answers (10)
  • OMG that is great advice - it is so sad how people can get roped into a college program that does absolutely nothing for them once they "graduate." Stick with public colleges, especially if you are just starting your education. You can always transfer later.

    Answer by getrealmama at 2:54 AM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • Also, if you are crazy enough to go to one of those school...take notice that if you start there you have to finish there because none of the credits will transfer to any other education institution.

    Answer by WoodWitch at 8:35 AM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • To get my PHD so I could make people call this stay at home mom Doctor!!!

    Answer by mamahobbit at 8:48 AM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • I agree!

    Answer by older at 8:23 AM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • There are non profit colleges?

    Answer by Xynyth at 8:24 AM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • Most universities, and all community colleges are non-profits.

    For profit schools are legally required to have making money for their owners/shareholders as their top priority; education is not a priority for them

    Comment by rkoloms (original poster) at 8:26 AM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • Huh, I honestly didn't know that. I thought they were all out to make at least some sort of money. Learn something new every day! Thanks!

    Answer by Xynyth at 8:32 AM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • Wrong! Those credits do transfer to a traditional college. I went to University of Phoenix for a bit and I think ALL of the credits transferred to the traditional university that I ended up finishing my degree at. You just have to ask before going to the college and taking the classes.

    Answer by kuriequinn at 8:42 AM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • Mind you I am not saying that I agree with for profit colleges, its just sometimes you have to learn the lesson the hard way. :P

    Answer by kuriequinn at 8:43 AM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • I would not see it since I don't watch TV, and even if I did it would not be Jerry Springer. lol

    Answer by KTMOM at 9:40 AM on Aug. 5, 2010