Off topic: Degrees for sale!
Thread poster: Francesca moletta
this morning I got an advertising email from such Helen Hollis who literally sells degrees, MA, PHD etc (no exams, no tests, she writes).
Is that legal?
Did anybody receive the same kind of email?
Or was it just a virus? I guess so, because the subject was "RE"...
Be aware: one day we'll got an email saying:
HURRY UP, PEOPLE!!!
BUY ONE BIOLOGY DEGREE, YOU'LL GET A LAW ONE FOR FREE!!!
| | xxxjamse
Local time: 12:52
German to Russian
just another spam. relax. delete it. forget it.
| | Williamson
Local time: 11:52
Flemish to English
There is degree selling "business" from people, who pretend to be associated with accredited universities.
It is a fraud. If anybody is so stupid to buy a degree, this could backfire.
Hé, I have an MBA-degree. Okay, now let's talk about the ROI of your MBA, Anova analysis, different depreciation methods, product positioning, the marketing mix, operations research, the Laffer curve, the prisoner paradigm, Activity Based Costing, Capital budgetting etc...
It do not have an MBA, but these are a few examples of what you will learn when you attend a management program.
[Edited at 2004-09-16 17:56]
| | Ashar
Local time: 15:52
English to Urdu
| Degrees selling; not new || Sep 16, 2004 |
I have been receiving such mails where I was offered to buy a degree. When I replied to an e-mail and asked the sender why he was interested in selling the degrees even without exam, he gave the reply ,"... I believe everyperson has the right to get a degree and live a respectable life in society...."
And I was just speechless.
Alaa Zeineldine wrote:
Honorary degrees have been around for decades
[Edited at 2004-09-16 18:49]
I hope you are just citing another example of ways in which degrees are acquired rather than implying that honorary degrees are equal to degrees that have been bought... I think from your smiley face that the latter is not what you meant, right? I was present at the awarding of three honorary degrees, and the recipients had made outstanding contributions to society in the course of long careers...
| Why do you want a title? || Sep 19, 2004 |
It is important to consider why one wants a title. If it's just for the sake of having a title, then I think one has missed the point. It's all about learning and researching - not buying or having. Even then, having a title doesn't guarantee anything; I've met plenty of unemployed PhD's...
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