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What the Howl? Dog Earns Online MBA

Dog Earns Online MBAAnd by “earns” we mean “pays for.” In an eye-opening experiment conducted by education watchdog GetEducated.com, the site’s pug mascot Chester applied for a Masters degree in Business Administration from the online school Rochville University.

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How to Spot a Diploma Mill

How to Spot a Diploma MillYou’ve probably seen ads online for quick and easy degrees and wondered what they’re all about. Chances are they’re diploma mills: bogus schools lacking official accreditation that award diplomas and degrees based on little or no academic merit. You might think you’re saving time and money taking advantage of promises that sound too good to be true (“Bachelor’s degrees in 10 days for $19.99!”), but when that diploma proves worthless during your job search, you’ll be out of money, time and luck.

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Is an Online Degree for You? The Pros and Cons of Online Classes

Online learning isn’t for everyone. Penguins, for instance, have little need for it. Even non-penguins, though, should sit back and ask themselves if enrolling in an online school suits their needs. Here are a few things to consider before you jump into the world of cyber-learning.
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How to Tell If an Online School Is Accredited

How to Tell If an Online School Is Accredited When researching which online school to “attend,” a crucial step is determining if the institution is an accredited online school, and if so, by whom.

What is accreditation?

Accreditation is an educational institution’s stamp of approval, designating that it has met standards set to ensure that schools provide a quality education. Accreditation serves an important role in quality control, providing students with the assurance that they will be adequately prepared for either the job force or continued education.
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