|Date:||November 17, 2004 / year-entry #396|
|Summary:||I enjoy poking around diploma mills. Especially the ones that spam my inbox. Like Kennedy-Western University, which describes itself like so: Since 1984 Kennedy-Western University (KWU) has provided distance and online degree programs to over 30,000 students. KWU is one of the largest non-accredited online universities in the United States. ... Ah, the magic word:...|
I enjoy poking around diploma mills. Especially the ones that spam my inbox. Like Kennedy-Western University, which describes itself like so:
Ah, the magic word: "non-accredited". Translation: "Bogus".
But hey, being non-accredited can't be all bad, right? After all, KWU seems to be proud of the fact that it isn't accredited.
Oops, they're undermining their own statement. Isn't it kind of suspicious that they are bragging that their faculty is so good, they got their degrees from real universities (unlike this one)?
My personal favorite diploma mill is Harrington University. It's fun kicking off a Google search to see how many people put a degree from that institution on their résumé.
If you scroll down a bit on this Swedish web page, you'll find a picture of the building that houses so-called Brentwick University. The photo caption reads,
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