B986 wrote:Is it concerning to anyone else that BLS seems to be in the position of having to persuade many people who have already withdrawn to attend? I know most schools are struggling with down numbers, but BLS is the first to try to entice me with a handsome scholarship offer after I had officially withdrawn. To me this would suggest a serious struggle to fill seats with adequately strong applicants.
Yep. So it seems to me that this year, the students do
have the power to demand what our tuition will be before we attend. We should all also be getting some assurance as to what our tuition increases will be over the next 3 years.
Think about it: we are paying for the degree. What will it cost? We don't know, because schools don't tell us.
Schools counter: you are just paying for classes. We will tell you how much this year's classes will cost, and if you want to come back for a second or third year, we'll tell you then how much they will cost.
But we counter: you've already jacked up your tuition based on how much money we are supposed to make after getting a degree
, not a semester's worth of classes. So tell us how much the degree