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University Of Phoenix Recruiter LIES To Undercover ABC Producer About Job Possibilities (WATCH)


First Posted: 08/19/10 12:47 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:25 PM ET

Following the recent revelation that for-profit college recruiters often use deceptive tactics when reaching out to potential students, ABC News decided to go undercover and see if that was still the case at the University of Phoenix.

Short answer: Yes.

A University of Phoenix recruiter guaranteed an undercover producer that, after completing a bachelor's of science of education program at the school, he would be able to find a job as a teacher in New York or Texas. Additional research by ABC proved otherwise.

University of Phoenix President William Pepicello responded to the sting: "Can we do better? Absolutely."

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