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About Sheryl S

Sheryl believes education should be designed to advance someones skill-set without being burdened with large amounts of debt. She writes on the topic of education and the impact it has on our society. She has been writing for Challengestudentdebt.com for a little over a year.

Business Practices of For-Profit College are Questioned Once Again

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If you thought that Apollo Education Group, the parent company of the University of Phoenix, was finally out of hot water with the authorities these days, think again. Apollo is now facing an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission, just as the Higher Learning Commission has finally lifted the “Notice” status it placed on the [...]

Westwood Colleges Fraud and Lawsuit Complaints

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redatory sales practices, fraud, and scamming students are what has hit the fan for Westwood College, a for-profit institution who targeted vulnerable students trying to better their lives. Enrollment counsellors hit students with high pressure sales tactics , misleading information, inaccurate job placement and salary projections in order to boost enrollment at their college. Students [...]

Virginia College

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Vatterott College Fraud and Lawsuit Complaints

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Three former employees of Vatterott plead guilty in response to a federal indictment which had been filed February 5, 2009 in regards to claims that the individuals had committed fraud against the government. The former school officials admitted to conspiracy to commit fraud against the federal government by falsifying federal financial aid forms and [...]

University of the Rockies Fraud Complaints

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Fraud complaints concerning University of the Rockies are plentiful in online complaints boards from former students of the school. Students indicate that the for-profit university is taking advantage of those with disabilities to gain access to their federal funding and that their programs are nothing but a fraud. Claims that minorities are taken advantage of [...]

University of Phoenix Fraud and Lawsuit Complaints

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University of Phoenix may toot its horn declaring it is a great, convenient, work-at-your-own-pace education provider but that song they’re playing is beginning to fall on deaf ears. The volume of complaints, lawsuits, investigations, and poor reviews by current and former students is downright staggering. A 2009 lawsuit settlement saw UOP forking over $78.5 million [...]

United Education Fraud Complaints

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Fraud complaints surrounding United Education have appeared in several online discussion forums and complaint forums in students’ efforts to try to prevent others from being duped by the school’s scams. Job placement and salary projects for program completion are gross misrepresentations of actual figures. Students claim United Education is a fraud and a scam which [...]

Brockton For-Profit School Sued for Misleading Students

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A settlement has been reached with Sullivan & Cogliano, a Brockton for-profit school, after a lawsuit was launch which alleged that the school was misleading its students and using false information to entice potential students. Claims that S&G’s advertising, website, and handouts contained false information regarding its student training methods, programs, certification fees, job placement [...]

Strayer University

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There is no current lawsuits against Strayer   If you feel you were defrauded by the school you attended or you are being treated poorly as a distressed borrower by your creditors, take the free challenge debt review to find out what options you have regarding your student loans. Start Your Student [...]

Sanford Brown Deceptive Practices Complaints

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Sanford Brown, one of the U.S.’s largest for-profit colleges announced in May 2015 that it will stop enrolling students at its remaining 14 campuses and close their doors. The company will focus instead on its university campuses after it gets its last Sanford student out the door within the next 18 months. The school originally [...]