Everyone knows about the University of Phoenix. It is quite simply the largest online university, the largest university in terms of enrollment and the largest receiver of federal financial aid dollars in the country. However, many people may not be aware of the University of Phoenix's ongoing and persistent issues with fraudulent financial aid practices, its multilevel marketing approach to higher education and its blatant disregard of quality education altogether.
Students the world over have come to recognize that they have long been ripped off by the textbook publishing establishment to which the higher education system panders. Thus, the cost of college textbooks has increased geometrically compared to regular inflation and colleges and universities are partly to blame. Higher education institutions regularly require the “most recent” editions of textbooks that the publishing houses have simply reworked by changing the page count, adding some useless fluff, and perhaps re-organizing the chapters
Getting a small business loan right now is extremely difficult. Making this fact much more depressing is that so many people right now view starting a small business as their only way to survive due to job loss, pay cuts, or the closing of their previous business.
Getting into training programs, colleges and universities often requires application letters and personal statements as well as other statements. Furthermore, business plans, small business loans and grant applications for funding both businesses and academic research also require application letters and professional statements.