ED Magedson – Founder
Penn FosterInternet USA
Penn Foster Horrible Nightmare! Internet
When I enrolled at Penn Foster everything went very smoothly, I received all my information and my books on time. After a few weeks, I noticed that my essays were not being graded in the "grading time" they had told me. It started taking weeks to get grades for some things. I complained about it numorus times, both via email and telephone. No one cared, they simply brushed me off and told me that they were really short staffed.
I finally made the choice to transfer all my credits to WGU, however I still needed Penn Foster to grade 5 essays before they would even send my proctor tests to me. I had a deadline to meet at WGU to have my credits trasferred, and I told PF many times about my deadline. They didn't care! While I was speaking with one of the representatives there at the school about my credits, he stopped me and stated that I would have to make my payment in full in order for me to get any information from the school. REALLY? I am asking about my academics and all you can care about is money!?
I completely lost all resepect for anyone there, and the school itself. It has been a nightmare, but I need to finish because I have already spent over $1,000 for their "certificate of general studies".. I can only hope that WGU will actually honor those credits...coming from a crappy "school" like Penn Foster.
Do NOT go to Penn Foster, worst school ever!!
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