Penn Foster Career School Reviews - Veterinary Science

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(2 Reviews)
0% of 2 students said this degree improved their career prospects
0% of 2 students said they would recommend this program to others
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Mc - 8/15/2016
Degree: Veterinary Science
Graduation Year: 2017
"Very hard to get approvals done. No one calls back. Always difficult to do anything with this school. I've been waiting for a month for clinical papers to be approved. It's expensive and not convenient at all. The students care is not helpful at all. Coming from a student's who has paid over $4000 to this stupid school."
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William Warman - 8/6/2014
Degree: Veterinary Science
Graduation Year: 2014
"I enrolled in the Penn Foster Veterinary Technician program. I was given about a five minute tutotial on how to use the site, how to do my classwork, etc. over the phone and then left for dead. Webinars? I didn't even know those were part of the course until I was e-mailed to let me know I was severely behind on them. Not once in nine months did I have a silibus to explain the course and what's expected; an e-mail or mailing to let me know how the course worked; any interaction with an instructor... unless you count the webinars I finally figured out how to use. I don't. Most webinars are continuously cancelled, especially the required ones. The material is out of date. The website is a joke. Yes, let's make a social media site instead of an operational education site. MOST universities will not accept transfer credits from Penn Foster, and Penn Foster accepts very few transfer credits from other universities. The worst part for me though was Penn Foster's Student Care Department. If you call as a prospective student you get to speak someone right away. If you call as a current student you wait roughly 15-30 minutes on hold before speaking to someone who tells you they can't answer your question but they will have thier supervisor call you back at their convenience. Even if you offer to hold for a supervisor, they're ALWAYS in a meeting. If you go online and try to chat through thier Student Care chat the representative just spams the hours to call Student Care... who tells you they can't help you but they'll have someone call you back... who never does. It was infuriating. And all I wanted to do was change degrees. If you're considering going to school online look into your local community colleges, technical school, or universities. You might pay a little more but trust me it's worth it! I would only use Penn Foster again as a last resort. Maybe if all the schools in the world closed except for Penn Foster... but only then."
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