Community Colleges Serving Adult Students

Claudia Rodriguez, a veteran of the war in Iraq, attends Texas Southmost College in Brownsville. Balancing her responsibilities on the job with the National Guard and at home with her husband and two […]

.edu Internet Address

Today, most educational institutions are recognized on the Web by their .edu Internet addresses. However, not all institutions that use an .edu as a part of their Internet address are legitimate institutions. […]

Avoid Scholarship Scams

Like other scams, the goal of scholarship scams is to deceive, using a lot of clever tactics, like asking for money in advance or promising a scholarship with a “money back guarantee.” […]

Best Colleges 2010: US News National Universities Rankings

U.S. News ranks universities and colleges in three steps.

First, to sort colleges and universities into appropriate categories for comparisons, this 2010 edition of America’s Best Colleges uses the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of […]

List of Diploma Mills

Accreditation in the United States is a voluntary, nongovernmental process, in which an institution and its programs are evaluated against standards for measuring quality.

The goal of accreditation is to ensure that education provided by institutions […]

How to Identify a Diploma Mill

The Better Business Bureau suggests you watch for the following features and regard them as red flags when considering whether or not to enroll in a school:

  • Degrees that can be earned […]

What is a Diploma Mill?

Diploma mills are schools that are more interested in taking your money than providing you with a quality education. You need to know how to protect yourself as a consumer.
The Higher […]

What You Need to Know About Diploma Mills and Accreditation

You may be wondering why you need to know about diploma mills and accreditation – simply put, not every institution is what it appears to be. In order for you to become […]