Accreditation: When It Comes To Higher Education, Nothing Could Be More Relevant – Or Controversial


Good article by Jesse Nickles of CollegeTimes and not just because I’m quoted in it.

MAA

Photo courtesy of CollegeTimes
Photo courtesy of CollegeTimes

Accreditation. It’s a word that most college students have heard at some point, but that (unfortunately) very few actually comprehend on a meaningful level.

And that is NOT a good thing. With greedy investors and corrupt congressmen aggressively turning college into a for-profit industry devoid of traditional academic discourse and teeming with unqualified faculty, dishonest recruiting practices, and fly-by-night campuses, more and more students are being scammed into attending schools that are a complete waste of time and money. Sadly, in many cases these students could have avoided a huge financial and emotional crisis by simply researching the world of ‘accreditation’ more carefully – (if only they knew how!).

Follow this link to read the rest of the article.

MAA

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