Diploma Mill Police
A diploma mill, also known as a degree mill, is a phony university that sells a college diploma — the piece of paper itself — rather than the educational experience.
Diploma mills are scam operations that literally crank out fake paper diplomas to anyone who pays the requested "tuition.”
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Degree Mills & Accreditation
How to spot and avoid a degree mill or diploma mill, a common online education scam