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one of the worse school around. they don't care about the individual student at all. the advisors don't help you. if you get a good one they change advisors on you and if you get a horrible advisor not much you can do about it. find a different school if you can. this school blows chunks big time.
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It's not a scam. I've been doing it for a few months now and it's everything they say it is. It's also certified by the BBB, and counts for college credits.
Yes, it is a good school by many metrics. Among these are: 1) Employability of its graduates: The college maintains a career placement office that closely tracks starting jo…bs and salaries. An average of approximately 90% of graduates are employed in their chosen field within a short time after graduation. 2) Accreditation: The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is accredited by Middle States, which is the highest level of accreditation for a U.S. college. Among the other colleges accredited by Middle States are Princeton University and University of Pennsylvania. 3) Facilities: The Art Institute of Pittsburgh has among the most extensive facilities of any arts college in the world, including many specialized studios and laboratories, and over 1000 art-dedicated computer workstations.
There's been a lot of complaints. And they are not properly accredited.
The absolute biggest issue on any kind of institute of higher learning is whether they have the appropriate regional accreditation. And scam schools know this. They play it as… many ways as they can, until you can hardly be sure if any school is accredited. Routine scammers will say they are accredited. But it won't be a regional accreditation. Better scammers will say they are regionally accredited, but if you look into it, you'll find they are not. (They try and avoid you finding out by providing the regional accreditation phone number on their site. Guess who answers!) The best scammers are using the name of a real school, so when you call to verify, the real Regional Accreditors will verify the real school, but you'll be giving money to the fake school. The Art Institute of Washington is not listed. They claim to be a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta. Thus they claim regional accreditation from the Commission on Colleges for Southern States, even though they are as far from the south as you can be without being in Alaska. However, they may be telling the truth. Stranger things, and all that. I would have called, but it's after hours. Any who plan to go to college should make that call. Ask specifically about the Art Institute of Atlanta's "Washington" branch.
There are too many institutes with the natural variants on that name. Please be more specific.
I'm majoring in animation at the AIC, it's intense. Definitely a good school, but most students drop out due to lack of talent or motivation.
Only if you don't read their fine print. The bottom line with online education is accreditation. Which most do not offer. Those that do offer courses that ARE accredited (ackn…owledge by Colleges, Universities and employers) tend to be acknowledge only in areas such as book keeping and the arts. Even then some areas will still require you to be registered or licensed within your geographical area. The big one out our way (Ontario, Canada) tends to be so called "Vet Techs". For one, most of these online places only offer something similar under a different name like 'Animal Sciences'. I did find one that said "Veterinary Assistant" but if you research the actual educational requirements in your chosen profession before enrolling in these on line courses, you will find that the ICS and Stratford SCI diplomas are generally NOT acknowledged by employers and are certainly not acknowledged by other educational institutions or regulatory bodies who license and register people to work in this field. At least not here. So is it a scam? Well, they sell you course material that you indeed can learn something from. But will your money spent get you a piece of paper that will get you a job or land a spot in a college or university - no. Read the fine print. SCI tends to be more upfront about it than ICS. If you really want to study without actually attending classes, there are many REAL colleges and universities that do offer distance learning courses. The tuition is probably higher and the course selection may not have what you are looking for. Common sense should prevail though. How on earth can you possibly receive accreditation for something like a Veterinary Technician without actually touching an animal. It's ridiculous. I enrolled in this school in May. I never received any supplies. I called them and explained that I was receiving bills but no books. It wasn't like the address was wrong, since I was getting everything from them but my supplies. Another month goes by, and still no supplies. Again, I call. As usual takes HOURS of sitting on the phone to get someone. ALWAYS rude. I kept trying to explain to them I wanted my money back. After many calls I finally had someone explain to me what I must do in order to do so. I faxed them a letter saying exactly what they told me to. I had to go through this process THREE times before I was acknowledged. They assured me I would get a check for the balance I had paid. Today, I get a letter, stating that due to my lack of payment, I am being reported to a credit bureau, the letter told me I had until the date today to reply. Mind you, I received it today. This will NOT be a bill I pay I can assure you. I never ONCE received anything but bills from them.
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The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is open from Monday to Friday from 9 to 5, Saturdays from 9 to 4, and closed on Sunday.
The neighborhood where the Art Institute of Pittsburgh is located is called the Central Business District. It is bordered by the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers.
The operating hours of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh are 8am-10pm on weekdays, weekends run 8am-8pm.
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh offers several options for student housing including the standard life building and Miller Hall.
Opinion #1: Their website does seem suspicious. They do have at least one hallmark of medical quackery, and that is the element of conspiracy theories. It is common for quac…ks to claim the establishment is taking part in a conspiracy to keep people sick. HSI is currently promoting quercetin and intravenous ascorbic acid as cancer cures. HSI also promotes Cesium Chloride as a cancer cure. They claim that it has the ability to shrink tumors by raising the ph of cancer cells. One should read the article by the American Cancer Society on Cesium Chloride that debunks the claim and tells of the dangers. Opinion #2: I spent some time on the site and I definitely would not believe everything on the site, but then I wouldn't believe everything on any site about health and medicine without doing more research from other sources. They do promote a certain line of health products and seem to have a heavy emphasis on "cures." While that in itself is not bad and does not mean the site or their products are not useful (or will do what they claim they will), again, more research is called for. Information on this site definitely should be balanced with information from other sites.
Where can one find information about tuition fees for online courses with the Art Institute Pittsburgh?
One can find information about tuition fees for online courses with the Art Institute, Pittsburgh, on their official website. Their official website has all the information on…e could want on the school.
Le Cordon Bleu Institute of Culinary Arts in Pittsburgh was created in 1986.