Trade School and Online University Scams


In times of economic difficulty, many people decide to bolster their qualifications by seeking more education. Unfortunately, where there is money and desperation involved, scam artists are the first ones to recognize a promising new trend.

Over the last six months, enrollment in community colleges has increased by 26%. That is a good sign, since community colleges offer accredited degree programs at a reasonable price, which can help people qualify for better-paying jobs. Unfortunately, enrollment in trade schools and online universities is also increasing dramatically, and the students who attend those institutions rarely get value for their money or hard work.

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