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5 Quick Ways, and One Sure way to Identify Fishy Online Schools

photo: flickr user Brave Heart

by Elbert Chu

 

For some students, with the plethora of online schools proliferating, it is daunting to weed out which schools are friends, which are frauds, and which are just fishy. Kristin George from the Anchorage, Alaska Better Business Bureau explains how to quickly rule out some shady institutions. Here’s the quick run down:

  1. No address on website
  2. Similar name to existing schools
  3. Diplomas based on life experience
  4. Guaranteed degree in short period of time
  5. Prices per degree, and not per credit hour
  6. More involved, but worthwhile: Check accreditation

Check out the the interview:

Full article at KTVA.
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