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WORST SCHOOL EVER!!!!!!

AA-GS - December 20, 2013
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This school is by far the worst school EVER!!! I started classes in Sept 2013.. Was doing great! was very easy to get in and have everything going. Till they got paid.. and then they just didnt care anymore. You cant get ahold of anyone at the school. not even teachers!! or your student advisor!! If you are lucky to speak to someone they are extremly rude!!! I refered my husband and he has had nothing but problems!! the first week of classes he could not get into GLIFE he contacted his advisor and let her know and the teacher the teacher got right back and understood and said that i could submit the work when the site started working. Well they dropped him! Saying he did not preticipate. BS!! He tried too but there system messed up! tried to fight it but didnt get anywere. Then comes the refund. When you call to check on your refund you get nothing but attitude and very un professional people expecially )Christy) In the business office! She was so rude and I could not believe that they let her talk to students the way she does! They lie to you all the time! Never answer your questions and give you the same rehearsed lines over and over again! Then to top it off we use the FB page to communicate with grantham students and try and get help from other students cause we cant get help from gratntham. well after leaving a bad review on their fb page about the school they blocked us!! yup thats right blocked us from being able to comment or message the school on FB!!!!!!! All because I was Bewareing the other students about this school!!! It is a waste of time and money!!!!!

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From a former instructor.

AA-GS - May 29, 2012
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Grantham University has all of the makings of a solid online school. However, this is a for-profit institution, and they are set on making sure students stay enrolled. As a former instructor, I was continuously battling with having proper student policies followed, versus the administration wanting students to get a "pass." Instances of academic dishonesty went unpunished, as it was more important to keep students enrolled and paying than it was to maintain a high standard of the student body. While many of the instructors were highly qualified and educated, much of the administration received their degrees through online, for-profit institutions, and this cheapens any work that Grantham could ever hope to accomplish. My advice is to avoid this at all cost. For the price, attend a reputable community college or online program (with a solid bricks and mortar basis). Otherwise, you will end up with an expensive piece of paper from Grantham that will not open any doors to your career goals.

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Grantham is what you put into it

AA-GS - January 13, 2012
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Any issue I have had with Grantham were resolved in less than a week.My education counselor keeps in contact with me by phone or email.They have the same criminal justice curriculum as other schools with a greater reputation.I found the classes challenging. The tests were not always multiple choice and many of them were short answer K essays. My wife attended the school also and had no complaints.She attended university of phoenix( prior to her enrollment in Grantham)which has no empathy and a 44% retention rate.Grantham only caters to the military and their spouses.My instructors were always available and always offered contact numbers if I did not understand the course work. Therer were tests ,essays and posts due midterms and finals.I remember having 8 page assignments lol in ENG 101 and 102. It takes a different type of discipline to go to school online.Alot of the research and understanding is solely on you.They are very understanding and compassionate.They gave extensions when I needed and always worked with me .I will have all of the course work completed by the 27th of this month and an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice.

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Great School

AA-GS - June 2, 2009
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Ok Grantham is not Regionally Acc but soon to be. They applied for the Regional Acc. Do you really know what the difference is? I work in Higher Education and the Dept. of Education does not say one is better than the other. Regional is what it is...a bunch of schools in that region (like Mafia). National is any school from any region can join the National Acc body. Now that is the difference and this is why regionally acc schools don't like to take credits from other schools that are not in their region. From Higher Education

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Look carefully before you sign on

AA-GS - April 4, 2008
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Credits will not transfer, what ever the cheerleaders here are saying. I contacted a lot of schools and no one will touch this school. Regional is the standard. Why pay more for a sub-standard degree?

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Stay Away

AA-GS - February 23, 2008
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If you value your time and money stay away from GU. Once they get your money then they forget about you. That is until it's time for you to register for your next class. Then they come out of the woodwork again. They are terribly slow in posting grades, will NOT answer emails or phone calls. It took me a month and a half to get a copy of my transcript (after they told me it would be 5-7 days). I had to finally call and talk to the provost to get it. No explination other than "we're sorry". Decent course material but the support staff (instructors, student progress rep's etc) are a joke and will hardly help you at all. Plus they are not regionally accredited and we all know what that means. STAY AWAY AT ALL COSTS!!

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