Enrollment is booming at for-profit trade colleges, thanks in part to taxpayer-funded student loans. But critics say students are graduating with high debt and poor prospects for getting a job. We explore recruiting, financial aid, and employment rates in the for-profit sector.


  • Harris Miller President, Career College Association
  • Goldie Blumenstyk Senior Writer and "Financial Affairs" Columnist, Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Barmak Nassirian Associate Executive Director, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers

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