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About 75,000 of its diplomas and transcripts have been sold in the US. “Just think how long these fraudulent credentials will haunt the academic and business world in the future,” he added. In these instances, a useful service is provided by private services that evaluate degrees from foreign institutions. Not all U.S. institutions, employers, and licensing authorities perform evaluations of non-U.S.
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Washington's GET Program is one of only a few state prepaid college tuition plans in the country with a guarantee in state law (RCW 28B.95.050). The fundamental purpose of prepaid tuition plans is to pay today for tuition costs incurred in the future. These plans allow families to lock in tuition costs at current rates, with a guarantee to match tuition inflation.
These bodies govern the eligibility of student athletes to receive scholarships as well as stipulate scholarship rules once the scholarship has been given. The type and amount of scholarship money received depends on which one of these governing bodies a school is affiliated with. Further confusing the issue, the NCAA does not have a consistent or fair definition of “amateurism” and allows some significant forms of financial compensation.
Additionally, when college tuition rates drop due to resets a side effect may be more transparency in college pricing. It may be easier to determine exactly what a school charges and where your money goes. There are, however, some potential downsides that could affect how you plan for college savings.