Saturday, May 18, 2013
Online Education: The Good, The Bad & The Rip-Off
Online schools can be a great way for professionals to continue their careers and get their education at the same time. But be wary of diploma mills. The BBB's Kristin George explains.
It’s August, which can only mean one thing—it’s back to school time!
Students are set to hit the books again, but these days it's possible to take classes and even pursue a high school or college degree online without ever stepping into a classroom.
Online schools can be a great way for professionals to continue their careers and get their education at the same time.
But if you do some school surfing online, you’ll come across scam operations masquerading around as schools that will issue you a piece of paper with the word “diploma” for a price.
Learn how to separate the good, the bad and the rip-offs in this week’s interview with Kristin George from the Better Business Bureau.