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Degree: Medical Assistant
Graduation Year: 2010

Okay so its been years since I attended , but Im still paying loans on a course that was a waste of my time !!! The teachers where not educated enough to be teaching , I knew more then them and when I decided to drop the program because it was pointless the financial department was supposed to send my student loans as pro rated since I didnt finish the course , well that never happened EVER!!! The same course I took at Dorsey in Wayne for 16k I could have takes at school craft for 1/2 that .

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Degree: Medical Assistant
Graduation Year: 2017

DORSEY WAYNE is the school of hoodrats. Do not go to this school there is a lot of drama, bullying, and straight up inappropriate behavior between students and staff. I was harassed by a group of hoodrats . One of these hoodrats made inappropriate comments about my body. I felt embarrassed and shocked that another woman would make comments like that. Those comments usually come from men. Miss W loves the hoodrats she is the queen of the hoodrats. I guess it doesn't bother her if they harass other women given how she looks. She lets them do whatever they want in her class. The director didn't care about the hoodrat behavior either. My classmates and I have had a hard time finding jobs as Medical Assistants. Some of my friends are working as nurse assistants (bed pans, baths, changing linens) some of my other friends are working as housekeepers. That is not what we signed up for ! It was a complete waste of time and money . You will end up with nothing but debt. I strongly do not recommend anyone to attend this place. I feel sorry for people desperate enough to attend this dump.

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Degree: Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
Graduation Year: 2018

BE AWARE!!! Financial Department will tear you apart! I signed up for the program apply for financial aide and loans and I started the program knowing all financial matter was taken care of. Months down the road theybsend me two checks (which I did not cash) next thing I know I am DROPPED OUT of the program for no payment???? What?? They made me reapply and pay MORE money, I was not given a grace period and when I ask they dont know! I recently got an attorney because I strongly feel something is not right!! DO NOT GO TO This school

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Degree: Licensed Practical Nurse
Graduation Year: 2018

Where do I begin? The Wayne campus is completely unorganized or its an act to not have to deal with the problems. I never had a problem with financial aide because I paid my bill on time every month but I did not receive statements only 2 and they were several months late. The clinicals were a complete joke and waste of time, one clinical (5 weeks) we sat in the conference room every week and did nothing. Supposed to be lab on fridays, never did anything outside of the first 2 cohorts. Another wasted class day. There was cheating...cheating and cheating but they turned a blind eye even though there was evidence. Good teachers were leaving because they did not want to deal with the BS going on within the dept. During our labs they did not even have the correct equipment to teach and no experience at clinicals. They invited us to the pinning ceremony by group text which I wasn't a part of therefore missed pinning. I passed my boards and have myself to pat on the back for that. When you opt out of receiving actual books they give you a tablet that is the Walmart special, I couldn't download all the books because it ran so slow. This is a money mill school, I do not recommend it to anyone, and that is just about the school. The director and such have bad attitudes and I honestly never wanted to ask a question because i didnt want to deal with the snarky responses. Please consider a different school that will cost you way less money. Also on a sidenote we were told not to leave a bad review as we could be sued?? I would love for the owner of this school to contact me but I'm pretty sure he won't.

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Degree: Medical Billing & Coding
Graduation Year: 2018

Dorsey Wayne is a JOKE!! Do NOT attend. All they care about is the MONEY. Financial aid at the establishment has NO idea what they are doing. They pretend to know what they are doing, but behind the scenes they are FING CLUELESS!! In my year of attending the school, Ive heard of MULTIPLE students that get turned down from their externship days before they are supposed to start. They will tell you something is wrong with your financial aid. Instead of telling you when they find out, a month, possibly months prior. The teachers basically have you teach yourselves. They have no control over the classes, I had to withdraw myself from one class because the teacher had no idea what she was teaching and for as much money as you have to pay, I was NOT sitting in a class trying to grasp the concept of something the teacher couldnt even grasp. The front office lady, C. is a nightmare. Terrible attitude. Always rolling her eyes. The administration in entirety are fake. Fake nice until you enroll. Did I mention they had an outbreak of BEDBUGS and did not tell the student body until someone that was in the class with the student that had them told the wrong person and the news spread thru the school. ONLY at that point did they discuss the issue. Still had students in the exact room the bugs were found. When their secret got out, they assured they had a company come out to spray! So instead of informing students, so they could take necessary precautions, they thought it was best to keep it under wraps. Hoping they eradicated the issue. I recommend this school to NO ONE!! Beware. I almost forgot to mention. Their externship coordinator does not care about where they send you! One girl was told dont follow everything they do, I heard they can be a little shady. Why would that coordinator think it was okay to send a student to somewhere that is not reputable? A joke. This school is a JOKE.

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Degree: Massage Therapy
Graduation Year: 2017

Can I leave negative stars? I was a student at Dorsey. I have attended 3 professional schools and hold a bachelors degree. I attended Dorsey to take on a career change in massage therapy. This school is by far the worst school I have ever attended. There is a qualified massage therapy instructor, but I never had him as a teacher. I had two teachers who were just pulled off the street. One could barely read and the other had literally no teaching ability. When I confronted the director of education I was told "It's hard to find good teachers". Why then, are you in the business of teaching? Why did I spend $18k to self teach and walk away more confused then when I first went in? Horrible school. Do not attend.

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Degree: Medical Assistant
Graduation Year: 2017

DORSEY SCHOOLS is a joke, They don't care about their students nor their employees, Dorsey Schools are horrible and need to be shut down. They take advantage if their students and employees. The Dean  needs to be fired immediately because she is uneducated, unprofessional, unsympathetic to the student body base. She is a terrible and rude person.

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Degree: Licensed Practical Nurse
Graduation Year: 2017

Dorsey Instructors are Great, but they are all about money. Not just money but the fact that they will hold your diploma to prevent you from taking your Nclex is unfair. You pay 30 grand for this program and after graduating they have something called ati that you have to complete in order to sit for your exam. They will not tell you when you enroll but after you have invested all of your time and money that you must complete this online program that is very much like going to school all over again. I get that it helps us prepare for Nclex but it should be our choice to utilize it. Dorsey does not pay for our testing so why do they feel the need to hold you up for testing. Dont expect to be working right after you graduate because its going to be a at least 6 weeks before you complete ati then you have to wait on test date. 3 months later I just got my license and nothing was on the nclex that we studied from ATI.

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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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