Once, Concord was a decent alternative to traditional law schools.....but since it can no longer recruit students from outside of California, and since it therefore laid off 4/5ths of its faculty and staff, it is nothing more than a shell of its... read more
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From: Veterans Education Success and Harvard Law School Nearly 100 veterans and servicemembers have submitted complaints to Veterans Education Success (“VES”), a non-profit veterans’ organization, about their experiences in Kaplan programs. These... read more
Kaplan is using Military.com to prey on service members and veterans. And Military.com is using the predatory lead generator QuinStreet, which has already been in trouble for preying on vets... read more
The U.S. Education Department wants Purdue University to absorb the debts and liabilities of Kaplan University as a condition for approving the state school’s controversial purchase of the for-profit college, a request that critics say could place... read more
Dev Bootcamp, a coding boot camp that Kaplan acquired three years ago for an undisclosed sum, this week announced that it will shut down this December... read more
Kaplan will use Purdue as a way of ensnaring more veterans. /
It is pretty good law school. I decided to go online after trying a local law school. The local law school was terrible with professors that did not prepare for classes and were not interested in teaching. The bar pass rate is lower than ABA law... read more
Here's David Halperin's analysis of the buyout by Purdue. Looks like everyone is happy, including Arne Duncan, another profiteer in the College Meltdown... read more
Purdue University just bought Kaplan? I thought this was a joke, but it was in Inside Higher Education. /
How will the Trump administration's new Department of Education affect Kaplan? /
There is a protest that will take place next Month at Camdens residency. It is a multi school collaboration and details to come. We are in the process of obtaining permits. There will be a Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter page. More info to come
"Kaplan, I felt, was the albatross around the neck of the WaPo, though. Here was a for-profit enterprise that took advantage of federal education funding. According to the Brookings Institution, the amount of debt owed by students attending... read more
Why have there been so few people interacting? Are teachers generally satisfied with what's going on at Kaplan? Was anyone affected by the selling off of Kaplan College? / read more
"Donald Graham, who turned his family company from the fabled owners of the Washington Post newspaper into the purveyors of the predatory for-profit college Kaplan University, met twice late this month with senior White House officials. Graham’s aim... read more
How does Concord Law School stay in business with such a low bar pass rate?.................................../
Not only at Kaplan, job cuts across the industry
"Websites such as Military.com and GIJobs.com still push vets and military service members to schools including ITT Tech, Kaplan, and Education Management Corp.'s (EDMC) Art Institutes -- institutions that often charge students sky-high prices, spend... read more
Students, former students, and justice minded teachers can join together in the Kaplan Collective on Facebook.
Students, former students, and justice-minded teachers can join together on Facebook at the Kaplan Collective..................................../
And I am really surprised that no employee decided to post here - it's very tense here at Kaplan right now and I am puzzled why employees are silent when many other for-profit schools have very active boards here. I am not counting Camden as he posts... read more
Kaplan was the first school named in the Miami Herald's expose of for-profit higher education in Florida.......... /
"on March 11, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit cleared the way for one claim: that Kaplan violated a federal ban on paying bonuses to college recruiters based on the number of students enrolled. Read more:... read more
ECA bought all 38 Kaplan College campuses, But Kaplan will have "preferred equity interest" in ECA.
"Hundreds of former students of the for-profit Kaplan Higher Education company will receive refunds of their tuition, as part of a settlement reached between Kaplan and federal prosecutors who claimed the college hired unqualified instructors to... read more
As ABC News says, it's more of a "political pipe dream." But more progressive states can do this...../
For-profit schools with graduates unable to pay back their loans may soon face scrutiny by the federal government. /
"I speak with people, for example, who work at boiler room call centers for for-profit colleges and the lead generation companies that provide the industry with many of its students. Recently I've been learning more about one particularly offensive... read more
It is a solid company but definitely needs improvement. Lots of pressures around deadlines, but still nice working environment.
David Halperin's "Stealing America's Future: How For-Profit Colleges Scam Taxpayers and Ruin Students' Lives" is available at Amazon.com. Kaplan is featured in the e-book.
The Legal Assistance Group of NYC is collecting information from former for-profit employees in regards to filing a class action lawsuit. Please contact them: or email:
kaplan admissions site in phoenix was shut down. 2 sites in florida were either shut down or consolidated
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word on the street is that two florida sites as well as phoenix are going down today, as well as some military ADOA. We are all just sitting here waiting to hear the news....
There is a rumor circulating that kaplan university will be closing the admissions site in phoenix. Does anyone have information supporting or disproving that rumor?
To remove some confusion here - Kaplan Unviversity (KU) is a business owned by Iowa College Acquisition Corporation (ICAC) - a large and far reaching organization. It's also often confused with Hamilton College which is also owned by ICAC.