First a Dog, Now a Cat Gets a Diploma?
January 6, 2010
A few months back we wrote about Chester the Dog who got a diploma through a diploma mill. I just came across this article about Oreo the Cat, also getting a diploma, this time from a High School. Again, knowing that a background check is going to be conducted one has to be crazy to use one of these diploma mills. However, often times consumers are tricked into thinking they are getting something that they aren’t. Here is a great article on how to avoid online diploma scams!
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Remember Oreo, the cat who made headlines over the summer for successfully earning a “high school diploma” online? It’s one of those stories that elicited plenty of chuckles and finger-wagging — as well as shudders of worry among many who are out of work and thinking about retraining.
Here’s why Oreo’s accomplishment is so unnerving: Plenty of people are living on unemployment checks right now. And plenty of them are wondering whether it makes sense to devote some of that precious unemployment money toward training for something new.
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