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The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy

by Tressie McMillan Cottom

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Lower Ed
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The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy
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Tressie McMillan Cottom

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Drawing on her personal experience as a former counselor at two for-profit colleges and interviews with students, senior executives and activists, a renowned sociologist reveals how for-profit schools have become so successful and deciphers the benefits, credentials pitfalls and real costs of a for-profit education.

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