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The prevalence of online university degree programs makes it easier than ever for an organization to establish itself as a college, take students’ money, and provide them with a degree.
But a degree from a diploma mill will not help someone earn a job or a promotion. In fact, if a potential employer realizes the degree listed on a resume is from a diploma mill, it could mean jail time or heavy fines for the job applicant.
How can you recognize diploma mills and avoid being scammed?
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