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Stay away from this scam.Business - Management and Administration
Stay away from this scam. I completed AIUs BBA degree plan and completed it shortly before I retired from the US Coast Guard. I thought along with my 30 years of experience a degree would give me a better chance of getting a good civilian job, wrong!!!!! I soon found out no employers looked on the AIU degree as a real one. I decided to go back to school and get an MBA, and after applying at no less than 5 colleges/universities if found that not one of my AIU credits transferred. So I had to start all over. I now have several MS degrees as well as an MBA in project management. All I ended up with as far as AIU goes in 3 wasted years of time and over $25k in student loan debt. I should have known better, with AIUs high pressure sales tactics to take loans out and constant calls but I did not think about it. Also AIU outright lied about it's programs graduation employment numbers, salary stats as well as their so called after graduation employment help IE resume writing help and so on. I also should have been concerned about the grades I got in classes I was a well below average student in high school and did in fact drop out in my senior year, yet even with no experience in the business field I was getting all A's in classes and ended up with a 3.98gpa. I saved all papers I wrote during my AIU classes and looking at them now, IMO they would get a C in high school at best. I bet thinking back now if I would have submitted a drawing of a happy face as an assignment it would have received an A as well. Do yourselves a favor people, stay away from AIU.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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Teachers are not helpful.Quite BrightSchool of Information
Teachers are not helpful. I turned in an assignment, but the instructor said she didn't receive it. The staff is not helpful at all. Not veteran friendly.
1st Year Female -- Class 1920
Innovation: C, Education Quality: F
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It has not help being prior military has help me more in getting a job. Where I thought college would get me a career
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