Postsecondary Learning

ITT Tech Students Face Logistical Nightmares

Oct 31, 2016

WORST-CASE SCENARIO: There’s no easy way forward for many of the 35,000 students who were displaced by the ITT Tech shutdown last month. Although the federal government has offered loan forgiveness to students enrolled in the for-profit schools, and other colleges and training centers are absorbing former students, some are finding it nearly impossible to transfer their credits. Many schools will only accept general-education courses from former ITT Tech students because of differences in academic standards, the Washington Post reports. The situation is particularly frustrating for students like Amber Janney, who was 24 weeks shy of graduating from a nursing program. “I don’t know if I physically have it in me to do this all over again,” she tells the Post.

Postsecondary Learning

ITT Tech Students Face Logistical Nightmares

Oct 31, 2016

WORST-CASE SCENARIO: There’s no easy way forward for many of the 35,000 students who were displaced by the ITT Tech shutdown last month. Although the federal government has offered loan forgiveness to students enrolled in the for-profit schools, and other colleges and training centers are absorbing former students, some are finding it nearly impossible to transfer their credits. Many schools will only accept general-education courses from former ITT Tech students because of differences in academic standards, the Washington Post reports. The situation is particularly frustrating for students like Amber Janney, who was 24 weeks shy of graduating from a nursing program. “I don’t know if I physically have it in me to do this all over again,” she tells the Post.

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