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Scholar Rates For-Profit Schools as “Lower Ed”



by Anya Kamenetz

Tressie McMillan Cottom studies for-profit colleges as a sociologist at Virginia Commonwealth University. She has analyzed large data sets, scrutinized financial filings, interviewed students and staff. But she has also helped enroll students at two different for-profits herself.

They’re not named, but known only as “Beauty College” and “Technical College” in her new book, Lower Ed.

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