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    • The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy
    • By: Tressie McMillan Cottom
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    More than two million students are enrolled in for-profit colleges, from the small family-run operations to the behemoths brandished on billboards, subway ads, and late-night commercials. These schools have been around just as long as their bucolic not-for-profit counterparts, yet shockingly little is known about why they have expanded so rapidly in recent years - during the so-called Wall Street era of for - profit colleges.

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