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Corinthian Students Cope With Fallout From Troubled Colleges' Closure

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 (Rachael Myrow/KQED)

Thousands of California students remain in educational limbo after the collapse of the for-profit Corinthian Colleges chain. The parent company of 150-year-old Heald College, Corinthian had 28 campuses in the U.S. including sites in San Francisco, San Jose, Hayward and Concord. The closure announcement came as Corinthian was under investigation for numerous alleged violations, including inflating job-placement claims and engaging in predatory lending. We’ll examine why the colleges failed and how their former students are faring.

Resources for Former Corinthian Students

Bay Area Legal Aid Advice Line: 800-551-5554

FAQS about Corinthian Colleges (Heald, Everest and Wyotech Campuses) Office of Attorney General Kamala Harris

Guests:

Juliana Fredman, consumer protection attorney for Bay Area Legal Aid

Chris Kirkham, reporter for The Los Angeles Times

Marcelee Watkins, former student, Heald College San Francisco

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