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UEI does nothing but lie to there students. They promise you success in writing and verbally, but nothing is honored. I took the pharmacy technician course there in 2009 and graduated with high honors and still don't have a EI job. I took CPR training in june 2009 and still do not have my CPR card. Every time I ask about it my instructor tells me it should be here any day now. They weren't that relax about getting my tuition payment. Every single day they had no problem interrupting class to harass students about there tuition payments. Why has it been 8 months and I still do not have my CPR card. I am still waiting to be registered to take the PTCB exam that was included in my tuition. I filled out the application in October 2009, and still have not been registered dby the school. I went to check on the reason why, and Found that my application was sitting in the desk of one of the instructors for 4 months! Then they invited students who were not yet employed to come to a job fair that would have employers from all fields, but when we arrived there were no employers at all! They gave us some cookies and soda and asked us why we think we haven't got a job. Then they took down our phone numbers (like they don't have that info already) then told us, " Thank you for coming". They wasted my time and my gas. Career services does nothing to help students find jobs. I tried to utilize my counselor, and all I got was a list of outdated job leads that she had given to other students 3 months before. All their information was on the job leads including the dates she faxed their resumes months before. I found my own externship site because my coordinator said she did not have any sites. I am not the only one who feels this way. I have over 20 classmates that attended school with me as well as previous students who all share similar issues. I found out that this has been going on for years. If anyone is planning a lawsuit I would like to join in. Please don't be fooled.These are the type of services you receive when you attend UEI College. What a waste of time and money.

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    Jay Espinoza Dec 12, 2016
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    Did any of you receive a forgiveness loan?

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    1997EMSE Sep 21, 2016
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    SCAM! !!! WASTED MY TIME AND THEY ONLY CARE ABOUT YOUR MONEY, MANY OF THEM TRY TO GET IN YOUR HEAD AND TELL YOU IT'S A GREAT SCHOOL BUT IT ISN'T ! The paying for the classes is a joke also, they would tell you lies about getting you a job and you would be able to get a career in about a year, which is a lie.

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    Debbie Samarin Kochergen Sep 07, 2016
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    I am a business owner and every one of the externs that they sent me are not hireable due to they learned on out dated material and don't even know what a deductible or co payment is. I feel like this school is taking advantage of students for profit. I have worked with a lot of schools and this one is the worst and I would love to report them. I feel really bad for the students because when the externs work with us, they saw what little they learned. I think the school gets by as cheap as they can and if the student doesn't get hired the school itself plays victim by saying ( do they just let you answer phones). You can't put untrained people In positions of someone else's livelihood.. They dangle a carrot in front of these students but it is just an illusion, very fraudulent behavior on their part. I don't feel they have the heart for the students..

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    wilsondsmwlaw Aug 16, 2016

    The UEI Class Action has settled for approximately $9 million in settlement monies. (Cordova et al. v. United Education Institute et al., AAA Case No. 73-516-Y-[protected]) In order to be eligible to receive settlement monies, CLASS MEMBERS MUST FILE A VALID CLAIM BY OCTOBER 4, 2016.

    You are a member of the class and may be eligible to make a claim if you graduated from UEI’s California campuses on or after October 15, 2008 and enrolled before August 22, 2013 and did not, within 6 months of graduation, find employment working at least 32 hours per week in a single position within your field of study.

    You can also visit the UEI Settlement website at www.UEI.simpluris.com to read about the settlement and to complete a claim form online.

    If you have any questions about the class action, please contact us at [email protected]

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    wilsondsmwlaw Aug 15, 2016

    The UEI Class Action has settled for approximately $9 million in settlement monies. (Cordova et al. v. United Education Institute et al., AAA Case No. 73-516-Y-[protected]) In order to be eligible to receive settlement monies, CLASS MEMBERS MUST FILE A VALID CLAIM BY OCTOBER 4, 2016.

    You are a member of the class and may be eligible to make a claim if you graduated from UEI’s California campuses on or after October 15, 2008 and enrolled before August 22, 2013, who, within six months of graduation, did not find employment working at least 32 hours per week in a single position, within their field of study.

    You can also visit the UEI Settlement website at www.UEI.simpluris.com to read about the settlement and to complete a claim form online. If you have any questions about the class action, please contact us at [email protected]

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    pitbull4life Jul 26, 2016
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    I wish everyone would say the location of the campus they are having problems with. It makes a difference as they are all different people, staff, and instructors in each location. I am very indecisive about which way to go with my particular situation and it would be nice to see if anyone from the encino campus has had issues with staff there.

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    LaShay Monroe Jun 18, 2016
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    UEI is a big big joke and a scam. Please do not take this mess seriously. All they want is your money that's it. I attended the mess of a school in 2010. Finished with high marks top of my class and still can't get any work as a medical biller or coder. This was a waste and I still have to pay for what exactly?
    Lawsuit ready.
    Include me in this when and if it ever happens.

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    eula francisco May 14, 2016
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    Wow reading all this and realizing that it is still going on, and the worst part is im in this situation I had finished my program on time on august 2015 and bearly finished on April 2016 they kept moving me from site to.site expecting for me to dedicate full time to a extern site not caring that I had a part time job I had a whole month getting up at 6am and going to my extern site from 7am or 8am until 3pm then going to work at 4pm till 12am I literally got sick and all that sacrifice for nothing, not having time for my 1yr old baby. Now i have ajob but not.for what I was going to school for, infact I looked for this job my self with no school help... and now they expect me to.do.the same to just go to.random interviews as if I could be irresponsible with the job I have .. so now they are telling me I dont let them.help.me I swear I hate UEI I put all my hope to this school and got not one good thing out of it even throughout the program my first day the mension $16/hr and all.of a sudden months after they say we all start at minimum wage and work our way up. ..like wtf??? Man something seriously has to.be done because these types.of schools are the ones that make students not even want to continue with their education.

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    Veronica Maxine Pollard Apr 25, 2016
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    I feel sorry for you people, both the negative and positive, it's true if actually have a goal in your life and you set it, you must take full responsibility for your action's if UEI is accredited, then there isn't much you should worry about, only the fact of rejection from companies who's policies are strict...and will judge you, but that would only be 4% of the overall poulation, the rest of us are on own, stop being a spoiled brat and grow up, life is ever changing, I know sometimes you have to go with the punches, but that's why were here to fight for what we believe in, My mother went to UEI and graduated, she is a full time nurse now and owns her own nursing facility, I don't know how she did it to this day, but with strong faith anything is possible. Veronica M. Pollard 26 ITT Institute Drafting and Design Student.

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    Jacqmaster Feb 28, 2016
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    Wow to Mr. Ajay Bright for still believing his fault he cannot get a job. I was a CST student promised direct placement with AT&T and Verizon; not being directed to craigslist for jobs in Englewood, CA and not Ingelwood, CA! I already have a 4 year degree and have been on computers for 25 years but I assumed UEI would give me an official qualification. IT jobs have personally told me my degree is worthless but my experience and getting the real certifications make up for it. I already filed a formal complaint and lost because apparently jobs postings on campus for Chuck E. Cheeze and craigslist still counts. On the contract it says you can't sue or gather students.

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    Ajay Bright Feb 02, 2016
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    It's a good school they offerd us a chance at a better life and all we have to do is get of our lazey ### and go get it. I Graduated sept 4 2015 and I don't have job but that's not there falt its mine and I will be the first one to admit it. UEI helps you succed and wants you to succed and all I hear on this sight is I graduated with honors so evry one that's complaining is about not being able to get a job not that the school didn't do there job. Let's admit that it is in our nature to complain about things we have to pay for. If you are not working its your fault not the schools. You are more then capable of finding a job and paying off your student bill. How about going to the interviews dressed in a professional manner and on time. The school even has clothing for you if you are that hopeless. They do everything for you except go to the intervew on your behalf, they even give you money for public transportation so you can get to the intervew. If UEI can't help you then no one can good luck to all you cry baby's its everyone else's fault except yours that's a 10 4.

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    lola268 Dec 28, 2015
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    Most of it is true ..I just finished school.and I don't have a job ...at this point I don't know what to do..it is sad because I trust them completely..

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    Madison Fowler Nov 03, 2015
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    If you are a lawyer I pity you and your employer...it's HEAR not HERE...your ignorance shines...people like you are why this country is going down the drain.

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    Youngintelligence Sep 25, 2015

    To all the people that have complained about this school how many of you have jobs now? Or are tall just hoping you win the lawsuit and get your money back

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    Edith Bolanos Jun 03, 2015
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    Worse college ever teacher Ms.marquez for medical biller at evening classes is the worse teacher ever she harassed me said threatening words towards me and always says stuff towards me singles me out says I'm the worse student to the security and I have good attendance never miss only miss 2 days because of her and now today got suspended by Regina because she got mad because what I say is all true and the schools second main lady Regina is her best friend and she doesn't know how to fix the problem takes her friends side I can't even come to school and feel comfortable I'm paying a lot of money for what to be treated like shyt this college is so not worth it don't waste your time and money seriously plus this college is now in a freaken mall you sign up and will regret this shyt for the rest of your life seriously

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    BVE0021 May 21, 2015

    I, like Cv333, went for a tour yesterday, and they tried real hard to get me to sign up. I spent my morning talking in circles with a the admission lady why I couldn't sign up right then and there. I'm a little worried about identity thief now because I did give some personal information to see what it would actually cost to go there. I have, had, no intention of attending this school, and was just curious what this school was.
    Now I am scared that I'm headed for real trouble cuz I went in. Has anyone encountered this?

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    junith78 May 20, 2015

    I graduated in 2010... they never found me a job, my husband went as well for the pharmacy tech. Graduated with honors, not onces did they ever try to find him a job . . BEWARE DO NOT GET SUCKERED IN. AM PAYING FOR SOMETHING THAT IS NOT WORKING ... CLASS ACTION LAW SUIT IS NOT A BAD IDEA ! There teachers are only high school graduates, not real teachers . If your thinking about going here . Don't go to real college, don't waist ur money I r time .

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    Cv333 May 13, 2015
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    I visited this school not that long ago probably in mid march, they told me to come in for a tour and it became a sign up type of thing. Things felt like they were moving fast with them trying to get my info. I was gonna sign up, but I had a debt and I thought they offered financial aid that you can spend. I told them that maybe next semester I will sign up. It was weird when I was leaving, I swore I heard the lady that was attending me tell another lady in a whisper "we couldn't get him to sign up" ever since that I went back to my old job as a security guard which kinda sucks because I wanna study computers. Does studying computers for 9 or 10 months so, get me hired at a career field?

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    Don't really care2012 Apr 20, 2015

    I went to the uei in Morrow Georgia and the discontinued the Medical Assistant program for a year which to me the should have never brought back for many good reasons, they tell you they have recruiters coming from Emory and Piedmont to name a few for extern to hire but all these so called recruiters want is a warm body until they actually hire a Certified Medical Assistant with experience and when they don't deliver its all ur fault I think this school needs to burn with all the staff in it

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    adollazzx Apr 09, 2015

    I go to UEI in Bakersfield & I love i . I take the DA class and my teacher is the bes . Not only does she teach us what we need to know, she teaches us everything she knows! We take field trips to actually dental offices, & we even started fundraising to go to a dental convention! The staff is friendly and helpful, and former students from my class are always coming back with a new job. They place you in an extern site, & if you feel you are not a fit, then they will place you in another site! I got financial aid, & two loans, and my payments are only $40 dollars a month. Very affordable. Also, they give you a grace period of FIFTEEN DAYS to make a payment. They do bug during class to notify you of your late payment, but they don't pull you out of class, they tell you to go at the next break. There's often student appreciation days where the activities director will put togther something for the students to enjoy. Whoever complains about this school is bitter! You have to help yourself before UEI can help you! They're not responsible for everything

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    Pissed O. Graduate Feb 03, 2015

    I graduated from this school back in 2010 in the MBIC program that they offer. They said that once you graduated from this program from this school, they will help you to find a job that is connected to what you studied there. I already went through 3.0 job coordinator and nothing. The last time I received a job leads from them was about 6.0 months ago and nothing that is connected to what I studied there. Majority of the jobs that I found online, according to some, is that you need at least 2.0 years worth of experience on that field, for you to be considered even as a part time. I spent so much money at this school, and all I get is the bill on my student loans from this school. No contact whatsoever from anybody. This school is the pits of HELL for me, because the last time I went there I got shooed away by some people who worked there. When I was there, the instructor did not even taught us anything about the actual medical billing nor the actual insurance coding. What the instructor taught us has nothing to do with the subject.

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    alma salazar Jan 14, 2015

    This school is nothing but lies!!!
    Charging all this money yet they don't help you find a job AT ALL!

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    Jessica Moreno Jan 09, 2015

    I graduated from U.E.I College in San Diego back in 2009, and I have to agree with all of you that this so called "school" is no good its a joke. It has been almost six years since then and I finally got a job in the field that I studied which is Pharmacy Technician. This job I found by myself not thanks to UEI, just keep pushing yourself to find a job in whatever it was that you studied. Believe me when I say that I put applications in all over the San Diego area. I had a lot of companies call me for interviews and reject me because I had no experience at all thanks to the fact the UEI does not help you at all when they said they would. But I am happy to say that now I am a working Pharmacy Technician in a well established pharmacy. Good luck to everyone who was or is still enrolled keep pushing for that job.

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    Marlo Williamson Aug 13, 2014

    I go to the UEI in Gardena, California for Pharmacy Technician and for the last 2 months, three people have exit to to do their externship, and all three have gotten hired. The staff there is on point. They apply for your Pharmacy Technician License when you first start school. My live scan was did 1 month later and it takes up to 6 weeks for it to comeback. I think it depends on how determined you are. Are you willing to accept a job to get the experience or get your foot in the door? Some people who don't have jobs want to go in making $20 an hour with no experience, If you have that type of attitude you should take the test to be certified in all states. That test is called the PTCB and it's pretty much backing up the fact that you know what your doing. Employers will pick you over a person, that just have a license for that state. Also when your taking the course if you are a A-B student they will give you a letter of recommendation and towards the end of you completing the class you'll get an different color scrub that represent that you are an Honor student, and you will assist the teacher. Also the employers check with accredited schools first to look for employees. A great demand for Pharmacy Techs. It all depends on what you want. You have to make it happen. Keep looking until someone gives you a chance. It may be 100 times that you may get turned down, but that 101 time you may get hired. Apply for the same job over and over, they may eventually hire you. My name is Marlo Williamson student of
    UEI in Gardena, California

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    Sobigdeal Aug 08, 2014

    so i shouldn't go to uei anymore?

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    Blondie 90 Jun 06, 2014

    UEI Is the worst school in the world!!! I will NEVER EVER recommend this school to anyone! I got screwed so bad they said I was getting financial aid! Then said all I would need to pay is $5000. Then they went on to say "WE WILL HELP YOU FIND A JOB"even when you graduate. After I graduated I went back for them to help me find a job and the lady was to busy so I told her to call me! She never did so I went Back and the other lady said she left!! LIES I Said to her! I see her in her office. The lady Said oh yea I guess she is! She got mad and told me to leave. Now I am paying 10, 000 and its gathering interest so it will end up being $20, 000 its un payable! This school LIES, CHEATS, AND STEALS From you!!! You get screwed over bad!!! DONT EVER GO TO UEI!!!

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    mario3308 Apr 25, 2014
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    UEI Lawsuit
    I am an attorney from Duckor Spradling Metzger & Wynne. Our firm has filed a lawsuit of behalf of students UEI College for unlawful and deceptive business practices. We would like to here about your experience and see if you fit into the class of students we are representing. If you are interested, please call or email either myself ([email protected], [protected]) or Annette Clark ([email protected], [protected]) to set up a phone interview.

    Anne K. Wilson, Esq.
    Duckor Spradling Metzger & Wynne
    A Law Corporation
    Email: [email protected] | Web: www.dsmwlaw.com

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    ogxtweakz Feb 02, 2014
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    yea they dont help u find any jobs at all n they promise u everything.im not going to pay for something that promises u that u will have a job n that will promise u everything n they really dont do nothing for u but just take ur money.does anyone know how to avoid paying there grants n fed loans lmk so i can do it thanks .to everyone wanting to go uei dont go they suck at everything n helpin u find jobs anywhere they basically just give u a piece of paper n tell u to go there n thats bout it.carpool sucks to bcuz if one person misses a day u dont get it even tho u go everyday so juyst forget about even trying on gettinfg paid for some bs they tell u .oh yea we took a test for our certificate for ac's for auto tec n they said we should recieve it 3 wks before we graduate til this day we ghavent recieved anything .they said we should be getting them in the mail n they still keep telling us its comming til now n its been like a year going almost on 2 years now n none of us still havent received it so f*** uei n the people who tell u bout the school n everything .they r money hungry school so think twice about them n plz if anyone knows how to avoild paying to let me know bcuz i dont wanna pay for something they havent helpped me on ...

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    toblessed Jan 03, 2014

    i also went to uei in san Bernardino they told me that they was going to help me like for a job and they didn't and yes i agree with a lot of yall with the phone calls

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    Big Dadda Nov 05, 2013

    I got myself a job but really we all know who the kids are that are going to have problems because they are the ones who are ghetto and act it. I don't care what school you go to because if you can't talk correctly or spell you are going to have problems. So if you are someone who doesn't say "Yo I be liking yo job can you be hiring me?" then I think you will do well here because it will get your foot in the door!

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    Kristinhatesu Oct 20, 2013
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    I was also scammed by UEI..I also graduated with a 4.0. They did not have any leads for me except as a JANITOR at a vitamin company. I took the job because I needed it and they had nothing else. I called them consistently to have them send me on job interviews that actually was related to my field (pharmacy technician). They never had anything for me. Then then just stopped returning my calls all together. I would love a refund, I think it was a complete waste of time. Everywhere I apply on my own asks for 2 years minimum experience and bi-lingual. UEI didn't care about helping me.

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    Concerned-Student Apr 01, 2013

    I attended the CST program in Stockton graduated with honor roll, perfect attendance, awards NOT to mention i was in there mentor-ship program i graduated almost four months ago ... for the first three months after i graded out my calls were not returned and they just recently contacted me ( almost four months later) saying that my career services rep was fired ... now im getting job leads for McDonald's, Sear's and others jobs that have nothing to do with computers which is what i studied. I was told when i signed up i have a grace period on my payments of six months after i graduated, turns out UAC the company i make my payments through is threatening to send my to collections for non payment of three months ... how can i pay when i have no job ... ... it is not that i am not applying to the job leads they send (because i am ) but they send all there students out with the same job leads ...
    ... the UEI campus has been forced to freeze enrollment because there are to many people graduating every month ...and few of them are receiving employment ...there are at-least four schools like UEI in stockton that push out at least 60 students each month if you do the math there is just simply not enough jobs out there and by promising these student a job/carrier every month they are just setting them up for failure...UEI does not care about the students just the money they pull in each month...signed UEI mentor

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    Nichole Deweese Mar 31, 2013

    I attended UEI in 2005 for Dental Assisting, graduated with the only 4.0 GPA in my class.Yet and still dont have a job in the field.They promised to help me find a job for the first 6 months after graduation.They only helped me with one, that I could not get because they required at least 2 years experiance. After that, they gave up.Now I still owe back $10, 000 in student loans and never wiorked a day in this field.Im still trying to fiqure out how to get my loans forgiven.Having these loans has prevented me from getting any government jobs.Still pissed in 2013 over this.I hate UEI for ruining my future.

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    Rev_101 Mar 14, 2013

    Uei college I meant...

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    Rev_101 Mar 14, 2013

    Im a graduate of 2010. Took the medical assistant program at URI college in San bernardino, CA. Talk about how ghetto that school was. At first, yes everything sounded good and went good. When finishing came closer the feeling of going to this school and feeling like this was something that was going to be good. Well, that feeling changed. Took my externship at beaver medical and this office didn't even know I was supposed to take my extern there. I was like well, my school gave me this office and address. So they had to make a few calls to figure the situation out. Talk about embarrassing. I want to go about filing a law suit against this school. HEEEELLP!!

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    Candy760 Feb 07, 2013

    Anyone going or have gone to UEI in San Marcos, Ca?

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    eemlopez Jan 10, 2013
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    Hey you guys do you guys think uei will give us back our money

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    carlos perez 356745684 Dec 12, 2012

    LIES LIES ITS ALL ABOUT UEI S.W.E.D

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    carlos perez 356745684 Dec 12, 2012

    whats wrong with you people me and my sister succeeded there its your fault you didnt

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    hector Rubio Dec 05, 2012

    i want in in the lawsuit let me know [protected]

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