FAQ: Academic degrees

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Q: To what lengths have you undertaken to ensure your academic institutions used for credentials appear legit and credible?

A: Pursuely’s mission is to bring our clients the highest possible quality credentials and references, and this extends to every part of the services we provide — including small details like names. This is something we put a lot of 'art' and work into, and we think you will be pleased with what our academic institutions have to offer. Still curious? We get it. All of our academic diploma/degree-granting institutions are established and registered legal entities (e.g. nonprofit or for-profit educational institutions) in the state they are based out of, have verifiable formation dates going back twenty to eighty years and all have professionally designed logos and websites, are listed in telephone directory assistance databases, have social media profiles, rank well in search engine results, and have professionally recorded automated telephone menu greetings. Be rest assured your academic credentials will be from one of our more than forty established and credible appearing academic institutions.

Q:   Do you provide official student record transcripts for the diploma or degrees you provide?

A: No. Because the issuing of official transcripts could be used in activities (i.e. immigration visa applications and transfer credits to other schools) that would cause you to violate your Terms of Use agreement with us.

Q:  Can you provide me with a physical diploma or degree of the academic credential you provided?

A: No. This is because we have found that most employers don't care about seeing a photocopy of their applicant's degrees since they will call and verify it regardless. However, clients requiring physical paper degrees can contact a diploma or degree replacement service to have their Pursuely issued academic credential professionally printed. Should you decide to go this route we can provide you with high-resolution logos and seals for the academic credential source we issued you so the degree replacement service will have the best files to work with.

Q:  Why do you recommend not listing the academic credentials you provide on social media or other websites? 

A: With phenomena like “doxxing” becoming commonplace on social media, privacy on social media is of the utmost importance. Why give anyone a chance to pry deeper into your life by adding more details to your profiles? While we have no control over what you decide to do online with your digitally enhanced background, we strongly suggest limiting public displays or your credentials on social media. That said, there is nothing risky about printing and displaying your academic credentials in a framed photo format.

Q:  Can I use the academic credential Pursuely issued me as transferable credits to a real college or university?

A: No. We strongly advise against attempting this. Additionally doing so would cause you to violate your Terms of Use agreement with us.

Q: Are the academic credentials you provide accredited by any federally recognized accrediting agency?

A: No. Our academic institutions are not accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. While we do not openly advertise the name of the agency which accredits our academic institutions on any of their websites, it should be known to you that this accrediting agency was created and is managed by us to provide alternative accreditation to our portfolio of academic institutions.

Q:   Are there certain professions where I would need to have a properly accredited diploma or degree?

A: Yes. Certain professional occupations in the United States involving aerospace, biotechnology, engineering, law, medicine (including all medical fields), and teaching each require degrees accredited by their own industry-specific accreditors. For example, in order for a nursing degree to be accepted by any state government for licensure, it must be granted by an institution that is accredited by the American Nursing Association. As a result, we cannot help clients gain entry into such fields using non-traditional academic credentials and resources. This is a good thing, actually, since occupations like these are generally responsible for the safety and well-being of society at large.