May 1 2010

A Degree in Massive Debt (MD) – For-profit and private schools using the budget problems in state schools to lure in more students into debt. The extraordinary cost of going to college in the United States.

In the last few weeks, there has been a surge of articles in mainstream media channels discussing the massive cost of education.  Whenever I read books with a biographical baby boomer edge, you will likely get a line of, “I didn’t need a college loan because I worked a part-time job and went to school.”  […]

Mar 19 2010

The Profits of Education – How University of Phoenix and other For Profit Schools Survive and Over Charge Students because of Government Backed Loans. Billion Dollar Growth Industry yet what is the Benefit to Society?

Over the last couple of years, I’ve seen the for profit education system plaster the airwaves with advertisements that seem to come on during the part of day when most are working or very late at night.  Now clearly in this current recession you have to wonder how an institution is making money when it […]