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What is provisional accredition?

What is provisional accredition?
« on: March 19, 2008, 02:29:00 PM »
Hi, university of Phoenix has provisional accredition, but I don't really understand what it is and I don't know if it is a wrong choice to go to this school...If they don't get a full accredition, so what happens to their graduates??!!Can they get a job?

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Re: What is provisional accredition?
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2008, 02:39:52 PM »
Q:  What is provisional accredition?

A: A school with it is a school you should never attend.  End of story.

Re: What is provisional accredition?
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2008, 02:45:02 PM »
Don't even worry about what it means. If the school has it, don't go there.

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Re: What is provisional accredition?
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2008, 02:48:27 PM »
Recipe for disaster! Disaster souffle!

Re: What is provisional accredition?
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2008, 02:54:08 PM »
it means 100K + of debt and no job.

Re: What is provisional accredition?
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2008, 02:54:38 PM »
Thank you all  :) I just wanted to make sure ...

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Re: What is provisional accredition?
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2008, 03:10:03 PM »
Isn't Drexel provisionally accredited?  It is supposedly doing pretty well for a new school.  Provisional accreditation and going to a newer school does have drawbacks but I do not know if it is just a blanket rejection to ignore the school without further investigation of its accreditation process.  Just my two cents based on what I know about a school like Drexel.

Re: What is provisional accredition?
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2008, 03:51:29 PM »
The only way I'd go to a provisionally accredited school is if Princeton decided to open up a law school. And even then...

Re: What is provisional accredition?
« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2008, 07:24:56 PM »
Is this the same university of phoenix that's entirely online?  I feel like employers would be less comfortable with hiring someone who'd done their JD entirely online.  If they had to suffer the Socratic method, so must we...

Re: What is provisional accredition?
« Reply #9 on: March 20, 2008, 01:27:44 PM »
it means don't go there