University of Phoenix Online: “A Waste Of Time”

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The University of Phoenix offers degrees in more than 100 programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral level.

The University of Phoenix (64/100 based on 172 reviews) has left students disappointed. Many of the issues reviewers mention are part of getting a degree from a “for-profit” university. Here’s what you need to know before you enroll in a for-profit online degree program like the University of Phoenix, according to University of Phoenix online reviews.

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Kaplan University Reviews: Enroll At Own Risk

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Kaplan University began offering graduate degree programs in 2004.

Kaplan University reviews are mixed. A for-profit online degree program, Kaplan University (73/100 based on 44 reviews)  hasn’t impressed all its students. What’s the number one reason for the negative Kaplan University reviews? Many reviewers gave this online university program low scores for hidden fees and dishonest student debt policies.  Read the rest of this entry »

Capella University Reviews

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Founded in 1993, Capella University offers Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral degrees.

Capella University has the highest-rated general online degree program on Viewpoints.com. With a score of 80/100 (based on 16 Capella University reviews), this online degree program offers 145 specialized degrees and 22 certificate programs. According to Capella University reviews, there are three factors that successful Capella University students love about the program. Read the rest of this entry »

Penn Foster College Reviews: Cheap, But Too Easy

 

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Penn Foster College is voted Best Online University for Associate Degrees by Viewpoints reviewers, but that doesn’t mean it has exclusively glowing reviews.

by Amber Rambharose, Viewpoints Writer 

Penn Foster College‘s claims to have a student approval rating of 96%. However, its website’s high praise doesn’t match up to Viewpoints reviews. With a rating of only 71/100 (based on 29 reviews), it doesn’t hold up against some of the best online degree programs. According to Penn Foster College reviews, students should know what they’re getting into before they think Penn Foster College’s low prices mean great value. Read the rest of this entry »

Rentalcars.com Review: Big Hassle, No Help

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Reserving a rental car online can help you cut way down on rental car costs, but unhappy customers of Rentalcars.com say it promises way more than it delivers.

On Rentalcars.com, customers can compare rental car rates and reserve cars from top-rated car rental companies like Alamo, Enterprise and Hertz. Designed to make the hunt for the right rental car easier, the Rentalcars.com review on Viewpoints is pretty compelling. Rentalcars.com adds hassle, not help, to the car rental process. With a Viewpoints score of only 28/100 based on 29 reviews, Rentalcars.com has left behind a string of disappointed customers.  Read the rest of this entry »

Dorm Ideas: Pinterest Inspired, Viewpoints Approved

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Pinterest is known for having thousands of great DIY project ideas, many of which you can apply to your dorm room or college apartment.

You don’t need a huge budget to outfit your dorm room with personalized furniture. DIY-decorating dorm ideas can be found everywhere, but I’ve found the best dorm design ideas on Pinterest. By following some simple instructions using inexpensive craft supplies, you can organize and decorate your dorm room so it feels like home. See what three affordable furniture pieces you can transform with Pinterest-inspired dorm ideas.

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Dorm Ideas: Having A Healthy College Diet

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Salad bars in college offer more than lettuce and tomatoes. Today’s salad bars offer a wide range of proteins including chickpeas and quinoa.

Eating in a dining hall can seem like a challenge. New college students dread the “Freshman 15″—the weight that many students put on during their first year of college. When trying to maintain a healthy college diet, it’s important to make good choices that become good habits. By following these simple tips from Robyn Flipse, MS, MA, RDN, a registered dietitian and author of “Fighting the Freshman Fifteen,” you can make sure that you keep your mind and your body in shape this semester.

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Back-To-School List: Bath and Body Essentials

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Cut down on your back-to-school list by purchasing bath and shower products that are long-lasting.

When it comes to bath and shower products, there’s a specialized option for everyone, but in a college or dorm setting, too many bottles can take up space you don’t have to spare. Whether you’re looking to save or splurge, we’ve got the products that will save you space and money  this semester. Before you head back to school, make sure you check off every one of these dorm essentials off your back-to-school listRead the rest of this entry »

Dorm Checklist: Laundry Room Must-Haves

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College washers and dryers can leave your clothes shredded. Using the right detergent can help protect your favorite outfits from unforgiving spin cycles.

Doing laundry in a college dorm is no easy feat. Machines that stretch, tear and poke holes in your favorite clothes inevitably occupy the laundry room. Luckily, using the right products can help save you from serious textile heartache. Using the latest Viewpoints laundry detergent reviews, we narrowed down the top detergents for stains, delicates and workout clothes. You’ll want to add these to your dorm checklist.
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