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Degree: Massage Therapy
Graduation Year: 2017

Do not attend Dorsey Schools. They are solely after your money and do not provide adequate instruction. I had nearly my entire program run by teachers who could barely read, let alone teach a class. I knew more about my teachers friends and family life than the subjects I was promised to learn. When I told the administration about the quality of my instructors, they said, "It is hard to find good teachers". More like... you do not pay your instructors enough to are allowing sub-par instructors to teach. At one point, the program even let is a mentally handicap student. In to a massage therapy course with advanced anatomy. He did not even finish high school without an aid. This school clearly only wanted money in that situation and they took advantage of this poor young man. I urge you to find any other school out there for your program. Dorsey is not the school to attend.

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Degree: Medical Assistant
Graduation Year: 2009

Very easy and happy with the results .Yes as others had mentioned many students talk while lessons but is no one business what they do, they the one not passing the class not you .I am very pleased as today I'm working as medical assistant AAS right after attended Ross online college which I was happy the transcript from Dorsey allow me to finish in only 45 credit. Also attending online school for B.A in Arts and Psychology right now .First step my always be a mistake but to a better open doors ,I work before as breakfast server and to be where I'm at I personally thank Dorsey , all the team and great teachers. 2 of my fav teacher it was a guy for English class and a lady teach us anatomy ...I have a huge sympathy of the hard work they gave. Again if u attend any school with desire and pay fully attention in achieving ur goal this school is a plus for a first step towards ur future.

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Degree: Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2000

Dorsey, worst mistake of my youth. I enrolled right out of high school figuring it would be faster and cheaper than university. I was a competitive student in high school and carried a perfect gpa through my time at Dorsey as well. They taught me absolutely nothing. In fact, I finished my work for all of my classes within the first couple of weeks. Bored, I would read to pass the time until someone introduced new material. One of their so called teachers had a psychological meltdown and actually threw at book at me because I dared to read in her class. Never mind all the work was done and I'm pretty sure my knowledge base was more vast than hers. I got the boot and the teacher did as well. The director, S., informed me Dorsey was geared more for older students who needed to be refreshed on the basics than it was for those who were fresh from school and advanced in their studies. Although this happened in the first semester, I still paid close to 10k. Fast forward a few decades and I'm on my last semester of a community college and transferring into a university to finish a bachelors. I still have a perfect gpa. My entire two years at college, which was much more interesting and challenging, has cost a fraction of my one semester at Dorsey. My yearly tuition at the four year university, is only slightly higher than Dorsey's. I was scared the expulsion from Dorsey would affect my acceptance into the specialized school of study at my university, it didn't. My interviewer looked Dorsey up while I sat there then giggled a little and said, "yeah, we aren't going to take That seriously." Thank god. Anyways, carefully consider options before enrolling in Dorsey. Community colleges are generally much cheaper and actually make good on the offer to teach you. Dorsey is a mill, and a bad one.

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Degree: Dental Assistant
Graduation Year: 2016

Worst school ever I got jumped in the middle of class because I asked a girl to be quiet so I could hear the teacher and they never called the cops and I have to go back because I'll be in debt if not and they still letting the other girl and we still have to be in the same class they don't care about safety that girl is a savage and would do it again because she always says stuff and harass and disrupt the class I wouldn't call this a school is a daycare for ignorant people who want to say they " go to school"

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Degree: Medical Assistant
Graduation Year: 2016

Be afraid! Go to a community college it's cheaper! Why waste....oops, spend the $ to get a certificate and do a ridiculous externship that will make it hard for you to work and do. Think before you sign your spending ALOT $ for this and a community college is cheaper.

2 out of 5
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Degree: Cosmetology
Graduation Year: 2017

Initially, I was excited to attend Dorsey School of Beauty in Taylor. My excitement turned to dismay within two short weeks. The admissions and financial aid department give a completely different reality, than portrayed in the classroom and curriculum. Its a numbers game of high admission rates and mediocre teaching. The students are disrespectful to the teachers, administrators, and classmates. Some instructors have little or no control over the classroom. It's very distracting. Dress code enforcement is a joke, professionalism by students and administrators is a joke as well. I will make the most of it because I have to pay back the loan. Don't waste your time!!!! You could learn more on U tube.

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Degree: Culinary Arts
Graduation Year: 2016

This is a school that need to be revamped quickly. The instructors have no control in the Roseville campus. It sad when you allow so much ignorance in the classes and no one know how to handle problems that disrupt class on a daily basis. You have student that can't read. So Dorsey just want money that there focus. It a very unprofessional school. Not all instructors are bad there but that was the worst experience I had in school.

1 out of 5
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Degree: Medical Assistant
Graduation Year: 2015

Garbage. Utter garbage. Save yourself the pain and money and go to a real college, or join the Navy medical like I did. This "school" is a complete sham. The courses offered are extremely basic, and can easily be learned instead by using Google and YouTube.

3 out of 5
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Degree: Patient Care Technician
Graduation Year: 2013

I attended Dorsey-Rosevilleabout two years ago. I went from night classes to day classes, thank god because it was like high school central on the night classes! I had the best teachers on days and they knew what they were teaching! THEY DO NOT HELP YOU GET A JOB IN THE HOSPITAL!!!!! so be ready to apply on your own! I got hired in at an assisted living center before I even walked the stage! Soon after that I was hired in at St.Johns! Which I have been working with now for over a year. You definitely lose your technique working in a assisted living center, I'd try to get into a hospital right away! Most hospitals start their techs off at 12 an hour! St. John's is 13.40 an hour and if you work midnights you get a shift premium! If you're going to go to this school is choose morning classes over night! If your planning on going back to become an RN don't even waste your time with this program, go right to school!!! You can get hired in as a PCT once your are in a nursing program!!!!!

5 out of 5
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Degree: Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
Graduation Year: 2016

Love this school. The teachers and staff are amazing. Will definitely recommend this school and campus to anyone. Teachers are hard on you in a good way cause they want all of us to succeed. The staff does whatever they can do to help you out also. I currently attend the waterford Pontiac location.

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