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US Career Institute and The College Network Overview

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The College Network was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Jun 6, 2008 and since then this brand received 190 reviews. It is 141 reviews more than US Career Institute received since Jan 8, 2012.

US Career Institute and The College Network Consumer Ratings

120 out of 1497 in Education category
91 out of 624 in Universities, Colleges and Schools category
Product or Service Quality
100 in category
68 in category
Customer service
118 in category
64 in category
Price Affordability
108 in category
72 in category

US Career Institute and The College Network Rating Details

Product or Service Quality
2 (18 reviews)
1.1 (39 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...Student Service is no help either, if you email question, it takes them fwe days to answer. Sometimes too, sent email questions to instructors, no response even a week. 5...

Joan C

I recently sign up with the CNW, I believe that I was miss led by the counselor who came to my house. they said I would be paying out money every month I was like okay, because I did not want to get loans for school because am in debt from school now and I liked the payment option of monthly...

Customer service
1.8 (16 reviews)
1.2 (37 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Basically you read take open book multiple choice tests. Then when you have a project to complete instructions are vague . The forms in these bookkeeping projects are unfamiliar nothing like what was already covered. Multiple misprints through out course. Buy accounting for dummies you'll get...

Eric P

Have sent many e mails with no response, customer service verifys the refund is due and then just refers you to the accounting dept and they do not respond and their voicemail refers you to their e mail. I know of a few more military members here in the same boat. It is sad to think they are taking...

Price Affordability
2.3 (12 reviews)
1.1 (30 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...I figured the price seemed right and with the whole money back guarantee I didn't have much to lose. Well, I was totally wrong. Little did I know at the time how important AHDI certification was for a training program, for I didn't even know what AHDI was at the time...


...did not accept TCN stuff anymore she then told me about TCN scam and how she talks to atleast a couple people in the same situation everyday she told me the price that i could have paid had i just used Excelsior directly and i would get Financial aid! I didnt want to believe it so i called TCN and talked to several different people and got vague run around in circles answers. I stopped the payments and now here it is 2 years later and i literally get phone calls every three months or so from some company saying they are representing TCN and that TCN is currently moving my account to prelegal status where they will seek legal actions and the right to enforce that by any means necessary should i not pay and what are my intentions. The last time they called which was today the guy told me that the SCHOOL was...


US Career Institute and The College Network Pros and Cons

  • I liked the overall course
  • Staff knows how to sell their product
  • Good hype reps
  • Misleading advertisement
  • Shady pricing
  • Inadequate training
  • Unable to complete
  • Exam fee checks are impossible to receive
  • Buyers remorse

US Career Institute and The College Network Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

Every state has different requirements for the courses provided. Some more then others. Even CNA work. One state you...

No votes

US Career Institute and The College Network Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

I signed up for the Medical Billing and Coding classes. The classes have such cheap materials for the money. I also lost...


I was a student at The College Network (TCN) and I feel that I was misled to sign up for their program by one of their...

US Career Institute and The College Network Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

I am planning to have my on business as wedding planner so i taking courses to learn i hope the school is up to date

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I signed up many years ago. The rep who came looked at my transcripts from my AA and said everything looks great....

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US Career Institute and The College Network Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Us Career Institute Program (5 reviews)
  • Us Career Institute Medical Coding And Billing Program (5 reviews)
  • Us Career Institute Customer Care (3 reviews)
  • The College Network Program (72 reviews)
  • The College Network Classes (8 reviews)
  • The College Network Customer Care (5 reviews)