For-profit colleges prey on veterans

0
473

By bostonglobe.com

WE AGREE that the federal government should “stop backing loans to for-profit colleges that leave their students with no hope of gainful employment” (“Feds should own student loan program,”Editorial, Feb. 3). However, the Globe’s editorial left out a large and vulnerable population of students who are being preyed upon by these schools: our military veterans.

Like generations before them, veterans view the GI Bill as an opportunity for higher education. For-profit colleges, however, see it as an easy revenue stream. Branding themselves as “military-friendly,” they target veterans with deceptive marketing and recruiting practices. Promises of a quality education and “guaranteed jobs” are not delivered.
Many of these colleges and their degree programs aren’t properly accredited, leaving students unqualified to work in their chosen professions. Veterans exhaust their GI Bill benefits and build mountains of student loan debt, while receiving nontransferable credits, worthless degrees, or no degrees at all.
“Read the Full Article at www.bostonglobe.com >>>>”

ATTENTION READERS

We See The World From All Sides and Want YOU To Be Fully Informed
In fact, intentional disinformation is a disgraceful scourge in media today. So to assuage any possible errant incorrect information posted herein, we strongly encourage you to seek corroboration from other non-VT sources before forming an educated opinion.

About VT - Policies & Disclosures - Comment Policy
Due to the nature of uncensored content posted by VT's fully independent international writers, VT cannot guarantee absolute validity. All content is owned by the author exclusively. Expressed opinions are NOT necessarily the views of VT, other authors, affiliates, advertisers, sponsors, partners, or technicians. Some content may be satirical in nature. All images are the full responsibility of the article author and NOT VT.
Previous articleGrant Boosts Veterans Job Seeking Services in Monterey County California
Next articleAging Parents And Loss Of Wealth In Widowhood