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Oct 3, 2013

Associated with academicdegrees.net. I signed up through an email from Beyond.com -- I was using it during my job search, and the email was about furthering my education, which I thought meant grad school. I decided "what the heck" since I am applying to grad school... BIG MISTAKE: now i get like 3 calls a day from different numbers. I kept telling them in the beginning I graduated from college already (which is what they seem to focus on, NOT grad school), and they said they would take me off the list, but obviously that didn't happen. They sometimes seemed pissed, like I was wasting THEIR time, because after I'd say "I already graduated from college" they would say "Ok then we probably can't help you" and hang up... So rude.

Anyway, now I just ignore all the calls, and save any number I find out is associated with academicdegrees.net into my iPhone under the same name (in this case "spam"), and block the contact.

Here are the numbers associated with academic degrees.net that I've gotten:

402-205-3017
773-250-6579
786-358-9598
951-266-5507
314-827-3669
518-620-64522 (this doesn't even seem like a US number)
217-693-6152
217-693-6241
217-903-2974
217-577-2070

I saw somewhere that these numbers are spoofed, so it looks like it is coming from a certain area code, but your phone is being tricked or something...? Which makes sense, because I got my cell phone in illinois, and I got a bunch of calls from Illinois numbers.
New York
 Oct 03rd, 2013
Stated this time and again. STOP giving your phone number to businesses. Do not give it to the schools, doctors, or any other business. Only friends and family should have it. Get a free Google number and give THAT to businesses. Android phones let you block any number right from your phone. But Google numbers let you block any number online. Since AT&T and Apple have forsaken the consumer by not giving them features they want, the alternative I just spoke of is the way to go. EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW THIS ALREADY!!
Tennessee
 Jul 26th, 2013
I get 2-3 of these a day. They never leave a message, and it is driving me insane!
Kentucky
 Jul 24th, 2013
called my cell phone on 7/24/2013 at 12:35pm, and hung up.
Iowa
 Jul 24th, 2013
Claims I wanted information about courses. I requested to be removed from their list.
Virginia
 Jul 18th, 2013
Person asked for me and then didn't say anything. Also got calls today from 951-266-5548, 951-266-5507 and 561-479-2669. Telemarketers of some sort.
Florida
 Jun 27th, 2013
I'm having the same problem.
Florida
 Jun 26th, 2013
This is getting old. These assholes are calling from NJ and Cal, using "Classes Careers" in three different forms, and "Educate Match" in about four others. I'll report them to the FTC, but I doubt it will do any good.
New York
 Jun 22nd, 2013

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