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Sanford Brown to close Collinsville campus

There are 34 comments on the Alton Telegraph story from Jun 30, 2012, titled Sanford Brown to close Collinsville campus. In it, Alton Telegraph reports that:

The city's campus of Sanford Brown Colleges is being phased out and will be closed entirely by March 2014, a college administrator said Friday.

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nikki

United States

#1 Jun 30, 2012
It sucks there closeing
Sure Does

Collinsville, IL

#2 Jun 30, 2012
Yes, it is a bummer they are closing. I currently attend there, but I am going to try and go to SWIC, because I have heard from many people who have graduated from there havent gotten jobs, or they havent helped with job placement. Overall I really like the school and the instructors, its a shame.
ya i doubt it

Alton, IL

#3 Jul 1, 2012
I think they're a scam ass ripoff
Ashley

Atlanta, GA

#4 Jul 1, 2012
It is a shame they are closing. I graduated in 2010 and still haven't been able to find a job. I now attend Swic so I'm hoping for a better turnout.
dork

United States

#5 Jul 1, 2012
I know some one who went there it didn't give her any justice ..... she still didn't pass any of her class's... Now she's claims she gonna try another school..
tan one

United States

#6 Jul 1, 2012
So what if you r making payments to that school do u still make the payments to them r another school just wondering
Sure Does

United States

#7 Jul 1, 2012
"Tan one" I was thinking the same thing.
yup

United States

#8 Jul 1, 2012
You still have to pay them. lol just that one campus closed.
Howie Felterznatch

United States

#9 Jul 2, 2012
Close them all. That "school" is a joke. the credits dont mean anything anywhere and wont transfer anywhere. They take a lot of money from people and then the people cant get hired anywhere because they went to Sanford Brown...
Howie Felterznatch

United States

#10 Jul 2, 2012
nikki wrote:
It sucks there closeing
Wow, really? let me guess, you took English and Spelling there? Or are you just a product of public schools?
Pass Student

United States

#11 Jul 2, 2012
Sure Does wrote:
Yes, it is a bummer they are closing. I currently attend there, but I am going to try and go to SWIC, because I have heard from many people who have graduated from there havent gotten jobs, or they havent helped with job placement. Overall I really like the school and the instructors, its a shame.
You will have to start your cleese over becuase the credits aren't transferable. I graduated with my associates from Sanford Brown and went and signed up at SWIC and they told me I had to start over. I WAS PISSED!!!!!
Sure Does

United States

#12 Jul 2, 2012
Pass Student wrote:
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You will have to start your cleese over becuase the credits aren't transferable. I graduated with my associates from Sanford Brown and went and signed up at SWIC and they told me I had to start over. I WAS PISSED!!!!!
I know ill have to start my classes over. And I have already attended Sandford Brown for 9 months now, so that is a bummber. But knowing that it isn't even worth it to finish there and worth it just to go somewere else, ill get over it. I wish I would have read more into my options before I chose my school.
OH WELL

East Alton, IL

#13 Jul 2, 2012
It's not an accredited school,most employers don't/won't hire from a school like them.It's like a joke to them.
yup

United States

#14 Jul 2, 2012
They take advantage of the poor. I went to a private two year and paid the same amount that sanford brown charges. They hope that you'll think,"oh I can pay later?" Like you dont have that option anywhere.
laughing at you

United States

#15 Jul 5, 2012
Reading these comment I can tell its a worthless school by the way some of you spell.
Uh huh

Edwardsville, IL

#16 Jul 5, 2012
laughing at you wrote:
Reading these comment I can tell its a worthless school by the way some of you spell.
That should read,....
Reading some of these comments, I can tell this is a worthless school. Buy da wayz somes of ya'll be spellin.
just sayin

Granite City, IL

#17 Jul 7, 2012
I am a recent graduate from SBC and I found a great job within about 3 months of graduating. Career services will help you find a job--as in they will give you leads, help you with your resume, ect. But they don't find you a job--it's not a babysitting service. Put forth the effort and find one yourself. However, I am extremely disappointed that the campus is expected to close by 2014. They're calling it "teach out" but it sounds more like a cop out to me! Could it have something to do with the fact that the campus will be losing their 10 yr tax exemtion around that same time?...fishy.
anon

Collinsville, IL

#18 Aug 14, 2012
Howie Felterznatch wrote:
Close them all. That "school" is a joke. the credits dont mean anything anywhere and wont transfer anywhere. They take a lot of money from people and then the people cant get hired anywhere because they went to Sanford Brown...
Actually, I graduated from SBC with a bachelors, and I am not at Webster for my masters. My guess is you never went to this school, or your one of those people that felt their degree should be handed to them and you never did any work.
anon

Collinsville, IL

#19 Aug 14, 2012
laughing at you wrote:
Reading these comment I can tell its a worthless school by the way some of you spell.
What school did you attend? Do they not teach punctuation?
anon

Collinsville, IL

#20 Aug 14, 2012
OH WELL wrote:
It's not an accredited school,most employers don't/won't hire from a school like them.It's like a joke to them.
Explain to me why I have a job in accounting two weeks after graduation. Explain to me why my credits transferred to Webster for my masters degree.

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