Archive for March, 2010

A Brief History of the Diploma Mill Scam (and 10 Tips for Students to Avoid Them)

By Theresa Donahue
March 2nd, 2010

Diploma mills, or businesses that make a profit by posing as a legitimate college, university or school, have a history that reaches back into the 19th century. But,┬ádiploma mills — and news about them — has proliferated since the onset of the home computer.┬áRead on to learn about the history of diploma mills as well as ten tips on how to avoid them.
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