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Degree: Entrepreneurship
Graduation Year: 2015
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Every negative review you see about Walden is true. It isn't worth the hassle. I signed up for the DBA program after being told how I'd receive credit waivers, a $5000 grant just for joining and various other perks. Nothing I was told about the program itself was accurate. Then, they broke federal law by refusing to use my allotted $20,500 per academic year and demanding I take out a Graduate PLUS Loan. Then, they broke another federal law by refusing to report my enrollment status to Clearinghouse. They always had some lie to tell as their excuse. The academic value of coursework at Walden doesn't exist. If you want a degree that isn't respected with a good GPA go to Walden, but otherwise avoid. I spent the entire semester trying to get my money back for Walden's various criminal actions and failure to provide a legitimate academic experience and managed to ace the course I didn't pay attention to, that sums up the academic rigor [or lack thereof] at Walden. No one at Walden seems to know anything. They have a 24/7 chat, but never know the answer to anything. The online writing center is a joke. You ask them to review for formatting style and all of their critiques are personal nonsense that don't help you improve your article. The professors don't seem to know anything either. There were at least three instances where I had to say to my professors "if you don't know what that word means you shouldn't be teaching doctoral level business courses." If you want your money back and to drop out of Walden I would suggest quitting your job, as it is a never ending process. No one answers the phone or responds to e-mail. If you do get a response its just a lie claiming they're working on it, but they really aren't. Avoid Walden University at all costs. You will lose out on jobs you're qualified for because no one respects them.

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Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2015
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Walden University at the Doctoral Level is an absolute joke. I would dare say that they're a joke at all levels. But, I'll refrain from hurting the feelings graduates of that piece of garbage. They are designed to recruit as many students as possible to boost their commission and that's all they care about. You WILL NOT receive any support and the feedback from professors pretty much comes from a "comment bank". The professors barely read your work and gave me grades for completion. Don't waste your time or money as I've yet to find anyone who has successfully matriculated from any of their doctoral programs. I've been in education for 20 years, so I believe that I'm an authority on what's a good educational program and what isn't. In addition, I've already earned 3 Master's degrees from accredited brick and mortar institutions.

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Degree: Developmental and Child Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015
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I just (literally 3 weeks ago) graduated from Walden with my BS degree in Psychology. I love the school and the course work. If you're a person that needs constant attention and help this school is probably not for you, because you really have to work at your own pace and independently to complete task or coursework majority of the time. Seeing as I worked full time while trying to obtain my degree, this was right up my alley! My thing is college is not hard--no matter what school you attend as long as you know how to follow directions and turn papers and discussion boards in on time-you'll do fine. If not......then you won't. (shrugs) This school is VERY expensive, but to work and your own pace on your own time it was worth it to me.

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Dr. P.C. Kutschera, PhD - about 8 hours ago

Am really dismayed by all the negative comments on this blog which run against the current of my own personal experience as well as numerous students and graduates I encountered on the way to receiving a PhD in Human Services in 2009. I would put the rigor and intensity i experienced studying for my doctorate @ Walden, from 2006-2010, up against the challenges and standards of any so-called "brick and mortar" college or university from which I hold a bachelors and masters. My doctorate experience included a number of intensive on line courses, filing the equivalent of 16 peer-reviewed research papers under the University KAM (Knowledge Area Module) instruction system, and the completion of a vigorous, 3 year long dissertation experience at the mercy of a quite high quality demanding dissertation committee; my chair was an Ivy League degree holder. Admittedly it was a tough grind for someone already well established in the responsibilities of a demanding career - but well worth it. Have nothing but the highest praise and greatest pride in declaring I am a Walden doctorate degree holder. Glad I never quit - sticking out a long climb to reach a most revered summit. Go Walden go!

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Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2013
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SCAM! They told me my doctorate would cost $40k, but it was over $100k. They kept changing my committee, there was a huge lack of correspondence, and each delay costs another semester. What one instructor approved, another would disapprove, which caused further delays. DO NOT GO TO THIS SCHOOL!!!

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sunny - 6 days ago

It took me over two years to secure a Chair and Advisory committee.

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Degree: Psychology
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Within the next few weeks, I will not be a student at Walden University. As an institution of advance learning their administrative business practices are inefficient and unprofessional. I have always thought that once an educational institution's main focus is on increasing profit margins and less so on the welfare of its students, and the quality of its pedagogy then there is bound to be a conflict of interest. The university's "unethical" practice to recruit as many students with a failure to explain the financial aid process in details prior to and even during enrollment is deceptive. This is particularly so for international students whose country of origin financials aid's practices and rules differ from that of the United States. Upon self-discovery of the latter, rather than the university trying to help me in a professional manner, I was made to feel ignorant and the blame was cast solely on me for not having the initial detailed information from the university. This is despite my many attempts to obtain the same. Each time I attempted, I am transferred to another department of which people are either unaware of what I am relating or I am told my information lacks credibility. Then there are the insensitive, rude undertone emails and telephone conversations that reflect the "after the fact" limited information. If I was that ignorant, would I have become a student of higher learning in the first replace as suggested by the reactions of the university's staff? At one point I was not given an academic advisor because the university was not aware that they had not given me one following the departure of the previous academic advisor. Who incidentally had lacked advising and professionalism skills, small wonder she departed from the university. As if to punish me for some unknown crime, fate caused me to self-appoint a new an equally ineffective academic advisor. What behooves me is that these people have master's and doctoral degrees, many from Walden university. Yet they lack basic common sense as well as advanced thinking skills that ought to be reflective of their educational attainment and maturity. Did I also mentioned that when a person telephones the university, you are advised and reminded that calls are monitored for "quality [guarantee]purposes, " a script that is embedded in the psychic of the university's staff and that is all there is to that action. Also, the university request that you complete these survey so that "we can improve the delivery of our services," really,? That is so ironic! An educational institution cannot be teaching its students how to act professionally responsible while its administrative and academic support staff are being inefficient, incompetent, and unprofessional. This spells, hypocrisy and deception, therefore I do not want to be connected with an institution that engages in not only such practices but also bias and discrimination. I believe that good reputation is still important so PLEASE, PLEASE reconsider carefully before choosing Walden University, I had to learn the hard way after receiving initial warnings. Please do not make the same mistake as I did.

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wallygirl - 10 days ago

Financial responsibility is the students. The university offers aid but you must still educate yourself on the process and requirements. It is irresponsible to accept help without a full understanding of how aid works. Further, the number of years spent working on a college degree varies according to the student. I love walden but I do not think every person is able to handle online learning. Your libellous claims seem punitive. You disparidge walden without taking any esponsibility for yourself.

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Degree: Education, Other
Graduation Year: 2018
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I love this school. The program is intense and educative! When I was researching online programs, Walden is the name that kept coming up. They have been around since the 1970's and were the first teacher education school for currently employed educators. The program is rigorous and upholds expectations of excellence. For students who have not previously attended online school, this may not be the right choice.

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Deceived - 11 days ago

Do not get your doctorate at Walden. The dissertation process is a money trap.

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Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2015
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I signed up with Walden thinking they would live by their promise "A lot of help in one place" They did not. I am getting ready to go to court with them unless they are able to rectify the current problem. Most Professors are fine. I am not impressed with their academic advisors. I think at least one of them is so involved in his own studies he loses sight of his duties to the student. There is too much money involved for errors to be made that leave the student holding the blade. I am sorry I did not pay attention to the article that says they have a very low retention rate. You could be a great student and Boom! out of nowhere you get a surprise you did not expect.....no problem if they take responsibility.....but they do not.

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spirithing - 15 days ago

it all seems to start out ok, and then you get those people assigned to be your professor and are anything but. They are bully know it alls. When you drop a class you should be allowed to reuse your work and not re do the entire paper. I am waiting to see if this stupid bully I pay 2590 for this class is going to screw me over. she constantly ridiculous the class and makes very inappropriate comments and alienates the class. Not all, I have been fortunate to have a few great professors, but the few really do spoil the entire school. In this class we have to teach ourselves because she is a rude person who does not answer questions and in finding a solution I found university ofWisconsin was th answer they have such a thorough explanation of what we need to know, i actually emailed them and thanked them for being so great. this school pales in comparison, and wished I never applied, but that is what happens when you make decisions based on where you are and not where you want to be. I never should have signed up here, and waited for the best opportunity.

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Soraya Hoggarth - 12 days ago

I concur with you both about some of the professors being professional while others have a "a bullying, know it all attitude." In addition, within the next few weeks, I will not be a student at Walden University. As an institution of advance learning their administrative business practices are inefficient and unprofessional. I have always thought that once an educational institution's main focus is on increasing profit margins and less so on the welfare of its students, and the quality of its pedagogy then there is bound to be a conflict of interest. The university's "unethical" practice to recruit as many students with a failure to explain the financial aid process in details prior to and even during enrollment is deceptive. This is particularly so for international students whose country of origin financials aid's practices and rules differ from that of the United States. Upon self-discovery of the latter, rather than the university trying to help me in a professional manner, I was made to feel ignorant and the blame was cast solely on me for not having the initial detailed information from the university. This is despite my many attempts to obtain the same. Each time I attempted, I am transferred to another department of which people are either unaware of what I am relating or I am told my information lacks credibility. Then there are the insensitive, rude undertone emails and telephone conversations that reflect the "after the fact" limited information. If I was that ignorant, would I have become a student of higher learning in the first replace as suggested by the reactions of the university's staff? At one point I was not given an academic advisor because the university was not aware that they had not given me one following the departure of the previous academic advisor. Who incidentally had lacked advising and professionalism skills, small wonder she departed from the university. As if to punish me for some unknown crime, fate caused me to self-appoint a new an equally ineffective academic advisor. What behooves me is that these people have master's and doctoral degrees, many from Walden university. Yet they lack basic common sense as well as advanced thinking skills that ought to be reflective of their educational attainment and maturity. Did I also mentioned that when a person telephones the university, you are advised and reminded that calls are monitored for "quality [guarantee]purposes, " a script that is embedded in the psychic of the university's staff and that is all there is to that action. Also, the university request that you complete these survey so that "we can improve the delivery of our services," really,? That is so ironic! An educational institution cannot be teaching its students how to act professionally responsible while its administrative and academic support staff are being inefficient, incompetent, and unprofessional. This spells, hypocrisy and deception, therefore I do not want to be connected with an institution that engages in not only such practices but also bias and discrimination. I believe that good reputation is still important so PLEASE, PLEASE reconsider carefully before choosing Walden University, I had to learn the hard way after receiving initial warnings. Please do not make the same mistake as I did.

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Soraya Hoggarth - 12 days ago

I concur with you both about some of the professors being professional while others have a "a bullying, know it all attitude." In addition, within the next few weeks, I will not be a student at Walden University. As an institution of advance learning their administrative business practices are inefficient and unprofessional. I have always thought that once an educational institution's main focus is on increasing profit margins and less so on the welfare of its students, and the quality of its pedagogy then there is bound to be a conflict of interest. The university's "unethical" practice to recruit as many students with a failure to explain the financial aid process in details prior to and even during enrollment is deceptive. This is particularly so for international students whose country of origin financials aid's practices and rules differ from that of the United States. Upon self-discovery of the latter, rather than the university trying to help me in a professional manner, I was made to feel ignorant and the blame was cast solely on me for not having the initial detailed information from the university. This is despite my many attempts to obtain the same. Each time I attempted, I am transferred to another department of which people are either unaware of what I am relating or I am told my information lacks credibility. Then there are the insensitive, rude undertone emails and telephone conversations that reflect the "after the fact" limited information. If I was that ignorant, would I have become a student of higher learning in the first replace as suggested by the reactions of the university's staff? At one point I was not given an academic advisor because the university was not aware that they had not given me one following the departure of the previous academic advisor. Who incidentally had lacked advising and professionalism skills, small wonder she departed from the university. As if to punish me for some unknown crime, fate caused me to self-appoint a new an equally ineffective academic advisor. What behooves me is that these people have master's and doctoral degrees, many from Walden university. Yet they lack basic common sense as well as advanced thinking skills that ought to be reflective of their educational attainment and maturity. Did I also mentioned that when a person telephones the university, you are advised and reminded that calls are monitored for "quality [guarantee]purposes, " a script that is embedded in the psychic of the university's staff and that is all there is to that action. Also, the university request that you complete these survey so that "we can improve the delivery of our services," really,? That is so ironic! An educational institution cannot be teaching its students how to act professionally responsible while its administrative and academic support staff are being inefficient, incompetent, and unprofessional. This spells, hypocrisy and deception, therefore I do not want to be connected with an institution that engages in not only such practices but also bias and discrimination. I believe that good reputation is still important so PLEASE, PLEASE reconsider carefully before choosing Walden University, I had to learn the hard way after receiving initial warnings. Please do not make the same mistake as I did.

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Soraya Hoggarth - 12 days ago

I concur with you both about some of the professors being professional while others have a "a bullying, know it all attitude." In addition, within the next few weeks, I will not be a student at Walden University. As an institution of advance learning their administrative business practices are inefficient and unprofessional. I have always thought that once an educational institution's main focus is on increasing profit margins and less so on the welfare of its students, and the quality of its pedagogy then there is bound to be a conflict of interest. The university's "unethical" practice to recruit as many students with a failure to explain the financial aid process in details prior to and even during enrollment is deceptive. This is particularly so for international students whose country of origin financials aid's practices and rules differ from that of the United States. Upon self-discovery of the latter, rather than the university trying to help me in a professional manner, I was made to feel ignorant and the blame was cast solely on me for not having the initial detailed information from the university. This is despite my many attempts to obtain the same. Each time I attempted, I am transferred to another department of which people are either unaware of what I am relating or I am told my information lacks credibility. Then there are the insensitive, rude undertone emails and telephone conversations that reflect the "after the fact" limited information. If I was that ignorant, would I have become a student of higher learning in the first replace as suggested by the reactions of the university's staff? At one point I was not given an academic advisor because the university was not aware that they had not given me one following the departure of the previous academic advisor. Who incidentally had lacked advising and professionalism skills, small wonder she departed from the university. As if to punish me for some unknown crime, fate caused me to self-appoint a new an equally ineffective academic advisor. What behooves me is that these people have master's and doctoral degrees, many from Walden university. Yet they lack basic common sense as well as advanced thinking skills that ought to be reflective of their educational attainment and maturity. Did I also mentioned that when a person telephones the university, you are advised and reminded that calls are monitored for "quality [guarantee]purposes, " a script that is embedded in the psychic of the university's staff and that is all there is to that action. Also, the university request that you complete these survey so that "we can improve the delivery of our services," really,? That is so ironic! An educational institution cannot be teaching its students how to act professionally responsible while its administrative and academic support staff are being inefficient, incompetent, and unprofessional. This spells, hypocrisy and deception, therefore I do not want to be connected with an institution that engages in not only such practices but also bias and discrimination. I believe that good reputation is still important so PLEASE, PLEASE reconsider carefully before choosing Walden University, I had to learn the hard way after receiving initial warnings. Please do not make the same mistake as I did.

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Soraya Hoggarth - 12 days ago

I concur with you both about some of the professors being professional while others have a "a bullying, know it all attitude." In addition, within the next few weeks, I will not be a student at Walden University. As an institution of advance learning their administrative business practices are inefficient and unprofessional. I have always thought that once an educational institution's main focus is on increasing profit margins and less so on the welfare of its students, and the quality of its pedagogy then there is bound to be a conflict of interest. The university's "unethical" practice to recruit as many students with a failure to explain the financial aid process in details prior to and even during enrollment is deceptive. This is particularly so for international students whose country of origin financials aid's practices and rules differ from that of the United States. Upon self-discovery of the latter, rather than the university trying to help me in a professional manner, I was made to feel ignorant and the blame was cast solely on me for not having the initial detailed information from the university. This is despite my many attempts to obtain the same. Each time I attempted, I am transferred to another department of which people are either unaware of what I am relating or I am told my information lacks credibility. Then there are the insensitive, rude undertone emails and telephone conversations that reflect the "after the fact" limited information. If I was that ignorant, would I have become a student of higher learning in the first replace as suggested by the reactions of the university's staff? At one point I was not given an academic advisor because the university was not aware that they had not given me one following the departure of the previous academic advisor. Who incidentally had lacked advising and professionalism skills, small wonder she departed from the university. As if to punish me for some unknown crime, fate caused me to self-appoint a new an equally ineffective academic advisor. What behooves me is that these people have master's and doctoral degrees, many from Walden university. Yet they lack basic common sense as well as advanced thinking skills that ought to be reflective of their educational attainment and maturity. Did I also mentioned that when a person telephones the university, you are advised and reminded that calls are monitored for "quality [guarantee]purposes, " a script that is embedded in the psychic of the university's staff and that is all there is to that action. Also, the university request that you complete these survey so that "we can improve the delivery of our services," really,? That is so ironic! An educational institution cannot be teaching its students how to act professionally responsible while its administrative and academic support staff are being inefficient, incompetent, and unprofessional. This spells, hypocrisy and deception, therefore I do not want to be connected with an institution that engages in not only such practices but also bias and discrimination. I believe that good reputation is still important so PLEASE, PLEASE reconsider carefully before choosing Walden University, I had to learn the hard way after receiving initial warnings. Please do not make the same mistake as I did.

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Soraya Hoggarth - 12 days ago

I concur with you both about some of the professors being professional while others have a "a bullying, know it all attitude." In addition, within the next few weeks, I will not be a student at Walden University. As an institution of advance learning their administrative business practices are inefficient and unprofessional. I have always thought that once an educational institution's main focus is on increasing profit margins and less so on the welfare of its students, and the quality of its pedagogy then there is bound to be a conflict of interest. The university's "unethical" practice to recruit as many students with a failure to explain the financial aid process in details prior to and even during enrollment is deceptive. This is particularly so for international students whose country of origin financials aid's practices and rules differ from that of the United States. Upon self-discovery of the latter, rather than the university trying to help me in a professional manner, I was made to feel ignorant and the blame was cast solely on me for not having the initial detailed information from the university. This is despite my many attempts to obtain the same. Each time I attempted, I am transferred to another department of which people are either unaware of what I am relating or I am told my information lacks credibility. Then there are the insensitive, rude undertone emails and telephone conversations that reflect the "after the fact" limited information. If I was that ignorant, would I have become a student of higher learning in the first replace as suggested by the reactions of the university's staff? At one point I was not given an academic advisor because the university was not aware that they had not given me one following the departure of the previous academic advisor. Who incidentally had lacked advising and professionalism skills, small wonder she departed from the university. As if to punish me for some unknown crime, fate caused me to self-appoint a new an equally ineffective academic advisor. What behooves me is that these people have master's and doctoral degrees, many from Walden university. Yet they lack basic common sense as well as advanced thinking skills that ought to be reflective of their educational attainment and maturity. Did I also mentioned that when a person telephones the university, you are advised and reminded that calls are monitored for "quality [guarantee]purposes, " a script that is embedded in the psychic of the university's staff and that is all there is to that action. Also, the university request that you complete these survey so that "we can improve the delivery of our services," really,? That is so ironic! An educational institution cannot be teaching its students how to act professionally responsible while its administrative and academic support staff are being inefficient, incompetent, and unprofessional. This spells, hypocrisy and deception, therefore I do not want to be connected with an institution that engages in not only such practices but also bias and discrimination. I believe that good reputation is still important so PLEASE, PLEASE reconsider carefully before choosing Walden University, I had to learn the hard way after receiving initial warnings. Please do not make the same mistake as I did.

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Soraya Hoggarth - 12 days ago

I concur with you both about some of the professors being professional while others have a "a bullying, know it all attitude." In addition, within the next few weeks, I will not be a student at Walden University. As an institution of advance learning their administrative business practices are inefficient and unprofessional. I have always thought that once an educational institution's main focus is on increasing profit margins and less so on the welfare of its students, and the quality of its pedagogy then there is bound to be a conflict of interest. The university's "unethical" practice to recruit as many students with a failure to explain the financial aid process in details prior to and even during enrollment is deceptive. This is particularly so for international students whose country of origin financials aid's practices and rules differ from that of the United States. Upon self-discovery of the latter, rather than the university trying to help me in a professional manner, I was made to feel ignorant and the blame was cast solely on me for not having the initial detailed information from the university. This is despite my many attempts to obtain the same. Each time I attempted, I am transferred to another department of which people are either unaware of what I am relating or I am told my information lacks credibility. Then there are the insensitive, rude undertone emails and telephone conversations that reflect the "after the fact" limited information. If I was that ignorant, would I have become a student of higher learning in the first replace as suggested by the reactions of the university's staff? At one point I was not given an academic advisor because the university was not aware that they had not given me one following the departure of the previous academic advisor. Who incidentally had lacked advising and professionalism skills, small wonder she departed from the university. As if to punish me for some unknown crime, fate caused me to self-appoint a new an equally ineffective academic advisor. What behooves me is that these people have master's and doctoral degrees, many from Walden university. Yet they lack basic common sense as well as advanced thinking skills that ought to be reflective of their educational attainment and maturity. Did I also mentioned that when a person telephones the university, you are advised and reminded that calls are monitored for "quality [guarantee]purposes, " a script that is embedded in the psychic of the university's staff and that is all there is to that action. Also, the university request that you complete these survey so that "we can improve the delivery of our services," really,? That is so ironic! An educational institution cannot be teaching its students how to act professionally responsible while its administrative and academic support staff are being inefficient, incompetent, and unprofessional. This spells, hypocrisy and deception, therefore I do not want to be connected with an institution that engages in not only such practices but also bias and discrimination. I believe that good reputation is still important so PLEASE, PLEASE reconsider carefully before choosing Walden University, I had to learn the hard way after receiving initial warnings. Please do not make the same mistake as I did.

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Deceived - 10 days ago

There is a group of students who are suing Walden for their fraud and money traps due to delays and failed policies. Google the case to contact the lawyers and join the class action lawsuit.

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Arrogant teachers, tough degree - about 4 hours ago

It took me five years to get the doctoral degree, which was supposed to take three. The last year, they delayed and ignored questions about process to stretch it out, apparently.... My "professor" didn't even know when I had graduated. I assumed (naively) it was just logistics, rather than intentional foot-dragging.

Both doctoral professors I had were arrogant. One, who demanded I include his pet methodology in the study, wanted to be named as an author. This is despicable and I refused. The other lost my submissions twice early on, the second time causing a two month delay. After this, every time I made a submission I called her, then immediately emailed saying I had submitted work and had left a call, leaving an indisputable paper trail. As I said, I never suspected this was systemic and intentional.

The education was outstanding, because *I had to research and learn everything by myself* Think correspondence course. Zero guidance. This is excused by their educational philosophy of "constructivism", I.e. work it out for yourself.

The doctorate was a good thing, I make more money and it really opens doors. Online programs are tough, and you have to be very, very disciplined and organized in the extreme. As full time parent and employee, I had to attend online, so I had to make it work, and Walden is the best available online at this time.

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Walden is TERRIBLE. They lie to get you in. At the end they want you to do a portfolio and NO ONE WILL HELP YOU! They say each section is a mini assessment test. If you tge student need to make corrections they send the paper back to you with comments, redo/ revise papers over and over still they dont pass you. I have taken out thousands of dollars in loans they refuse to give me my masters degree. I have completed all the classes and did the portfolio work . For 5 sections i have done papers, 4,5, and 6 times and they still say my papers are not good enough. I'm thinking of looking up their "accredited" information and send them my papers along with a letter of disappointment.

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spirithing - 15 days ago

your exactly right and the advisors are worthless too.

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Deceived - 11 days ago

Do not get your doctorate at Walden. It is a money trap.

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Deceived - 10 days ago

There is a group of students who are suing Walden for their fraud and money traps due to delays and failed policies. Google the case to contact the lawyers and join the class action lawsuit.

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Be warned. They will take your money and drag you through useless course after useless course. Add at least 6 months to one year to your expected completion day. You will need to hire a proofreader, an attorney, and be prepared to fight with their accreditation approval committee if you want to ever graduate. Only if enough student's complain to the accreditation board will Walden ever be forced to change their money stream to benefit students attending the University. The question below asks "Would you recommend this school to others?" They need a "hell no" option - because hell no would I recommend this University to others

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Bob C - 21 days ago

Bill, Could not agree with you. When joining this school, they never said to keep an eye on your wallet. They will give you every reason under the sun why you need useless classes, and then demand payment. In this school unfortunately its all about the money and not the students. I got zero assistance when I was struggling on my PhD, and trust me I tried many avenues, so now i am left with an ADB degree .. Thanks Walden!

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Judith - 20 days ago

Just as a graduate from a brick and mortar school, you mentioned you couldn't agree with the previous poster. If you were going for a Master's and you had that form of grammar I am not surprised why you failed.

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Kelly B - 13 days ago

I asked why I had to take so many courses that had nothing to do with my major. I never received an answer. Then one day out of the blue I received an email telling me my financial aid was gone. So here I am $58,000 in debt with nothing to show for it. Crazy!!!!

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Lesley W - 12 days ago

I am confused. I am not a current student, but I'm looking at the program. Isn't there an already outlined list of the courses you need to complete? Do they add to this list once you've started? Which program are you in?

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Deceived - 11 days ago

Do not get a doctorate at Walden. It is a money trap

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Judith - 8 days ago

They provided me an outline. 1 class every 8 weeks. They are regionally accredited by the higher learning commission. Lastly, I will be attending for the information technology masters. What surprised me was the previous posters lack of grammar, no wonder he couldn't go anywhere else.

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New Student - 5 days ago

I am a new student at Walden. In regards to Lesley's question, I was given an outline of courses I need to take some of which did not transfer over from my transcript, so now I am stuck taking a few math courses along with a humanities course. I am not so worried about humanities but boy I hate math. I am working on my BS, it is expected for me to complete it in 1-1.5 years. Not too shabby.

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Save yourself money and headaches. Do not attend Walden University no matter how good it sounds on paper or how many course "pre-course" credits they offer you in advance. Get a root canal instead, you will enjoy it much more and it will cost you a lot less :)

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Bob C - 21 days ago

Could not agree more. Root canal sounds like it would have provided much more in return that any degree from this school.

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Deceived - 11 days ago

Do not get a doctorate at Walden. It is a money trap.

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