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What’s in a (college’s) name? Sometimes, not much

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More than 200 "diploma mills" operate online churning out phony degrees, often with very official-sounding college names. In fact, a survey by an AT&T corporate trainer revealed that HR professionals were just as likely to accept fake college names as they were to accept real college names. Even the federal government receives résumés highlighting bogus degrees.

Bottom line: Make the call to check on all candidates' education claims.

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