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Ashworth College
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Degree: Early Childhood Education
Graduation Year: 2007
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I absolutely loved getting my degree from Ashworth college. I started my studies in their local community college and finished at ashworth. They easily transferred my credits and it was affordable. I was a single mom of 3 small children at their time and then fact that I could study at home with no commute was priceless. I prefer to learn on my own which I did by reading them curriculum they sent me and took online tests with them help of the local librarian who served as a proctor over me. It was easy to understand, simple to achieve and was void of any distractions that is evident in typical college experience. I have worked as a teacher for over 10 yes now and am so glad I earned my degree at Ashworth. I also do Nursing now which I learned back in high school in a technical program. I am possibly considering registering again st Ashworth to further my skills in physical or occupational therapy aide. They will transfer any credits I previously a achieved that apply and give me a huge discount for being a returning student.

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new student - 4 days ago

I signed up for this school and talked to a very nice representative on the phone who was very considerate. Afterwards i was excited and hopped on signed my agreement and registered on the student portal. I noticed under shipment it stated... back order item for my text and supplies i was told i needed for the class. I wrote an email asking about the status and if this will be held against me... and three days went by. I called and talked to someone and she stated.... idk... what? ... im confused arent you suppose to know? She stated she didnt know if this is going to be held against me and the item on back order .. she has no idea if this is going to be in. Well with only two days before i could cancel my enrollment and not have to pay additional fees and lose my downpayment i told her to cancel it. She stated it would be 3-5days before that would be returned to me. I felt like this is a scam if they didnt know anything. Im sure everyones experience is different than mine... but i ask that if you do sign up please take the time to read ur aggreement and know what you are signing up for.

don't do it
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2016
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What an awful customer service base. They will scam you out of money. You've been warned. They make comcast look like a saint. After my initial agreement I ended up paying hundreds in hidden costs. They lure you in with promises and deals but in the end you just get screwed over. Also if you're late and you have auto payments count on 110 charge for administrative fee and you'll have to pay 40 shipping fee and a late 7 dollar fee. What a scam school. I wish I never enrolled here.

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so happy
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Degree: Bridal Consulting
Graduation Year: 2014
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Nce school. Always helpful at all the time. They give you the courage to going to the end of your study. Work with you all the time. Please try Asworth College. Don't give up on your dreams. Yes can do it. It's possible. Is not to late. I will attend the ceremony this year.

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I am recommending this school.
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Degree: Early Childhood Education
Graduation Year: 2015
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I was for the most part happy with my experience at Ashworth College .The last two years was the best. The first two years were not great. Many years ago I had to wait about two or three weeks for a course to be shipped and I couldn't move on until my paper was graded. But presently they have made improvements that are much better than years ago.

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Bachelors Degree
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2009
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I completed an Associated ls Degree and I am completing Bachelors degree at Ashworth College. I have never had a problem here and it had helped advanced my career. The captain of our Police Department has completed his Masters Degree along with several police offices completing there Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice. My husband is compketing his Bachelors in Management! Trust me when I say you save so much money and can complete each class at your own pace is so wonderful.

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Beware, take the course with a grain of salt!
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Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2015
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I was attracted to Ashworth online "Basic Accounting" course due to its affordable rate and ability to make monthly payments. The text is good except for a number of typos which led me to open the pandora's box so to speak. The only nice person that I have spoken to is the one who sold me the course. She said everything I want to hear and be inspired. Once I started my studying, I came across multiple issues that I need to call and get help, that's when I start to see their system is so confusing, I got frustrated calling, waiting for a return call, and tried emailing tutors, it has not improved any bit. I received a couple of replies that are blanks, and the rest just didn't address my question instead sent me their nicely scripted correspondence form. Their staff is ill-trained, unfriendly, feisty, rude, and good only with lip service. I will definitely not recommend Ashworth to my friends. I'm one exam to go, and all excited to leave the program not because I'm proud of it.

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You get what you put in.
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Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2014
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For me this was the way to earn my degree. I hated driving to classes after working all day. At first I was very concerned about attending Ashworth due to the negative comments I saw on the web about customer service or that its a scam. But I figured I would give it a try as I have started and quit 3 different times. Signing up took a bit that that was expected. I took advantage of the chance to test out of some of the classes in order to save money and time. This took a bit to get going but it did work out great for me. I was able to test out of 7 classes which saved me a lot of time and money in the end. Some of the classes were very easy for me and others took me back to studying once again. I did have to contact the school but it was due to my own issues and there policies. I never once had a negative contact with their customer service. If I felt I was right I would explain why and to my surprise they listened and ended up siding with me. I have not used my degree to move up in my career but I have moved on in my career and I do believe having this degree helped me and gave me one more item that others did not have. You get what you put into Ashworth I believe. If you want A's then you must do the work to get them. If you want to just get by and earn your degree at your own pace and your own environment then that path is there as well. The best part for me is that when I could no longer afford to pay upfront for each term I was able to finance my education with Ashworth with no interest. Granted you have to pay this loan before you receive your degree but you are listed as completed until your loan is paid in full. I wish I would have done this 20 years ago but of course this was not around then.

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Asma - about 1 month ago

Your comment is a great help for me.Good to know that you successfully completed your degree from Ashworth.

Money hungry scam
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Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2015
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After much review, investigation and insight from my legal colleagues, I have discovered that this institution is about money and treat their student with no dignity. Not only is there instruction poor but their credits, transcripts are nearly worthless. The only positive thing is the cost and flexibility and the fact that its accredited nationally. There staff (and website give you the run around. I am disappointed that DEAC even accredited them. It is a money hungry institution with low values.I would rather look into, Penn Foster, Ellis, Cal Coast, Cal Institue, Capella, or Grantham.

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Mary B - about 1 month ago

I am having trouble believing your comment. You say that they are money hungry, and then say the only positive thing is the cost. Which is it????? You can't be both money hungry and yet remain affordable.

SCAM SCAM ASHWORTH
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Degree: Education, General
Graduation Year: 2016
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My former school Anthem College closed their doors and due to this I had to find another school. I did not receive my official transcripts to transfer and Ashworth College was well aware of this. However, the took approximately 350 dollars out of my account and I could not official join the school because of my official transcripts not being received. Ashworth did not state to me upon signing and knowing how long this could take for me to obtain official transcripts that I have 5 days to cancel. I partially enrolled with Ashworth on 8/29/14 and spoke to them on many occasions advising them of my status for my official transcripts. The last day per their records was 9/15/14 they claim that I spoke to a rep with their company and they advised me about the 5 day cancellation, however from 8/29 to 9/15 is more than five days. They were providing me the flexibility to cancel. But now they are not. To date they will not return my money. So now I am out of approx $350 dollars and they even were going to charge me $22 to cancel, but waived this because I told them they have $350. So before anyone joins a school, even though you are just shopping around to find out what will best accommodate you think twice before you anticipate registering with this school. Its a SCAM!

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Shirley - about 1 month ago

Well Felicia they did ask you to cancel and you didn't it was your fault you didn't you have to go by schools rules and regulations a scam is when they take your money w/o a warning or not even speak to you and that wasn't Ashworth's case

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Felicia - about 1 month ago

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They didn't explain this to me while joining they were well aware of my situation- no official transcripts etc. Very deceiving and not being honest up front IS A SCAM in my book! Why did I find out after the fact? I asked this question when joining they said nothing!

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Nirmani - about 1 month ago

Does Ashworth ask for transcripts? I am hoping to do a Masters there and there was no mention about the required documents or other requirements ( CGPA, GRE etc). They only ask you to pay. What else do you need to register?

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Tim - about 1 month ago

"Do Ashworth ask for transcripts?" Great English. I hope they require English courses.

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Shirley - about 1 month ago

No Felicia they do ask for transcript sealed from your other school dont lie

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Shirley - about 1 month ago

They do ask to school transcripts and it has to be straight from your old school sealed so his school is very good there are school and regulations we all have o go by and questions we need to ask

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Jake - about 1 month ago

LOL. Tim you think you are so perfect ? PATHETIC to notice simple mistakes in an innocent question. Have fun hating

The Honest Truth... A Modest College That Met M...
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Degree: Human Resources Management and Services, Other
Graduation Year: 2014
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I began this degree program in 05/2008 and I finished 01/2010 but didn't receive the degree until 05/2014 when I was able to pay it off. That is an awfully long time to wait. It was a little awkward explaining to potential employers that I finished the program but the school was holding the degree but they were mostly understanding. That was my biggest gripe with the school. I'm about to finish my Bachelors program this year and this time I'm going to pay everything up front so they'll send the rest of my class materials and later my BSBA a.s.a.p. The school is best for those who prefer self paced independent study and for those who travel or work a lot. Occasionally there were some books on back order that I had to wait weeks for and some of the people who answer the 800 number seem like they don't care but all things considered it's an adequate school that fit my needs more than a traditional "brick and mortar" college.

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