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Degree: Dental Assistant
Graduation Year: 2012

Worst unprofessional place to go to school plus doesnt help improve you life the fortis college located in landover md is the worst and unprofessional place i ever dealt with NEVER GO TO THIS SCHOOL YOU WILL BE DISRESPECT AND WASTE YOUR TIME .never

2 out of 5
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Degree: Dental Assisting/Assistant
Graduation Year: 2016

i will not recommend this school to anyone, the financial services are a JOKE... i put in for a loan in May and every time i call to see my status they always tell me it's still pending????? also i was told that they are charging me with fees. pleasssse don't go to this school they will take youur money and your time. (Richmond,VA)

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Degree: Medical Assistant
Graduation Year: 2015

I would not ever recommend this school to anyone ever. Worst decision I could've made. youre not treated like adults in there, you have so many rules, if you miss a day they freak out and blow your cell phone . any other college would not care what you did or didn't do because they treat you like an adult... you pay to go to a college. you pay the teachers. The MA director is not a nice lady. she puts on a good front to everyone, acts like she cares but in all reality she doesn't. theres a new teacher there that has red hair and she lies to all the students tellin them things the director has said when the director has no idea what anyones talking about and shes really just sucking up to the director. she tells all her students what all the staff above her says to her and gossips in class, then goes back and tells lies on students. Theres a couple okay teachers there, Ms. M is one of them. she is one of the nicest genuine people we have all ever met. she takes the time to get to know each and everyone of her students and always has nothing but good and positive to say. luckily im in dental and I have plenty friends in MA and MOA who tell me about everything everyday. theres one good teacher in dental and its Mrs. Pierce. shes a saint. hope this helps all and I wish I would've listened to the reviews.

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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2015

Will not recommend this school to anyone. Specially to someone that you love. It is the WORST school ever. The quality of management, the quality of the education and the quality of the professors are all the lowest can be for a college. This is not a subjective evaluation. I have more than one testimony to prove it. Go to a decent school.

2 out of 5
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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2015

It is ridiculous that Corporate was the one making the test when they are not the one teaching the students. I think personally that students were being set up for failure so they could get more money out of students. I would definitely not recommend this stupid school to anybody. If corporate wants to run the show, they should be the one coming to classroom teaching students. Our teachers can only do so much. They are good teachers, but the test really screwing the students up.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2015

Fortis was a great school to start my nursing career with. The teachers there, for the most part, were awesome and cared about the students. Was it difficult...you bet. Is it expensive...oh yeah. Luckily, I have the GI Bill so I switched from a community college to Fortis because there was no waiting list to start clinicals. Honestly, even without the GI Bill it would have been worth it. The class sizes, teachers, and overall experience was more personable than the local community college. Most of the negative reviews I read on here are some of the same things I heard some of my prior classmates complain about and honestly, there is probably merit to less than 10% of it. You know it is a for profit college before you start, so why complain about the tuition. You know it is nationally accredited so most regionally accredited colleges won't transfer their classes (which doesn't matter if you plan on stopping at your ADN). However, I have just started a RN to MSN program with WGU and they took all my Fortis general education classes. APU, Chamberlain, and Kaplan do also so some regionally accredited and CCNE accredited will take Fortis transfers, just have to know where to look. Most of the people I found that complain either failed out and want someone to blame but I found Fortis to be a great place to get a education and start my nursing career. Is it perfect, of course not, but what in life is? It is better than the community college I attended though and I am glad I switched!!!

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Degree: Dental Assistant
Graduation Year: 2015

Don't not recommend this school at all. The teacher is horrible. Spring told the class if she was a serial killer I would be her first victim. Then they was to charge me 5000 out of pocket because they wouldn't let me come because of finicale situations.

1 out of 5
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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2014

The worst decision I ever made in my life!!! I don't recommend this school to anyone...accreditation not very good, bias clinical instructors who favor their love ones, the school is not well organised, instructors quit in the middle of the semester.....

5 out of 5
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Degree: Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
Graduation Year: 2015

Fortis College was a great experience it taught me a lot about HVAC/R that I didn't know. The instructor were great. We received a new director right before I graduated and he name was George Fordyce and he made the whole department much better. The instructors will help you in anyway to receive the grades that you deserve. The school helped me to get a good job with a good company. I very highly recommend Fortis College to anyone that would like to receive a HVAC/R certificate.

2 out of 5
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Degree: Surgical Technician
Graduation Year: 2016

Do NOT go to FORTIS for surgical tech. The main "teacher" N. is horrible. You will spend 30k and have to look up your education from google and youtube. She literally hates her students. She is miserable in life and takes it out on her students. The worst "educational" experience I have ever had. I don't know how a person like this is allowed to teach. And she is the only instructor for the whole program. The program director is actually really good. Actually she is the new program director because the old one quit 1 year into her job. This school has some caring people and some good educators but the main instructor for surgical tech shouldn't be allowed near students. You could literally get the same education from google and youtube. She will pick a student she dosnt like and bully them until they fail or quit and then say well that's how it is "the OR eats its own". I don't know how she lives with herself. The school already cut her down to 20hrs a week because they want her to quit. But she keeps on coming back and taking it out on her students and talking bad about the CEO who is doing her best. And no one else will hire her probably. Its really sad to pay this much and have only one instructor and have them be so mean and miserable. I would never recommend this program until they get an actual teacher and not a hateful clock rider that could careless.

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