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    So What Was the Environment Like the First Day of School for CTI Students?

    For me personally it felt weird I came into class and nobody talked to anyone even some students that i knew didn't even say hi. THe professor came in and you could see in his face he was dreading a massive exodus from the class.Overall i would say there were around 13 students far less than the...
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    So Has Any CTI Student Gotten Any Useful Information from Their Chairs?

    So i just got off the phone with the head of CTI at Vaughn and gave me really no compelling evidence to continue with CTI. Basically no new students can enroll in a CTI program so those that are planning on attending a CTI don't bother unless you want to learn ATC on a recreational purpose. He...
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    So Dont Know if This is Good, Bad or Neither?

    I decided to recently call Kerry Skofteland Manager in charge of the Controller Trainee Initiative and pretended to be a high school student intrested in Air Traffic control. First question i asked him is are CTI programs valuable? and have they been canceled i had to act stupid see if i could...
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    Is is Possible for a Civilian with No Military Experience to Get a Job in Tech Ops?

    So i am very intrested in these tech jobs now that i pretty much have given up on ATC ,problem is i know they are heavily favored for veterans, anyway i am graduating next year with a Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology i already have an FCC GROL license and im doing a...
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    Bleak Chance of Getting Picked Up in Feb Bid?

    So i am trying to be positive and look at the upcoming public announcement as good but after careful analyzation i have come to realize that my chances of getting picked up as a current cti student is bleak in fact i have a better chance of dying in a car crash when i go back to school then...
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    Okay So This is How I Interpreted the Letter to CTI Schools Please Feel Free to Correct Me if Wrong

    After reading the letter i can conclude this. There will be a OTS panel in february in which everyone is competing against everyone, we kind of already knew that. Dont know if its a typo on the letter but according to the FAA you need a Bachelors Degree minimum so that rules out most current...
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    New Off the Street Hiring Announcement by FAA soon to come

    i swear stuff like this really pisses me off as a current cti student this is really hard for me and many of my friends who have graduated why cant the FAA just be blunt about it and say we don't need a cti program anymore don't bother it would save many other cti students heartbreak and money i...
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    How Many CTI People in the Pool?

    My opinion is that there is at least 7000 CTI students hoping to get a job with the FAA, im also including CTO people in my estimate. Anyone have a more accurate number give opinion?
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    Intresting Article

    was cruising Facebook and stumbled upon this article thought u guys might like it, to much negativity here on stuck mic this might cheer some of us up hopefully https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151718233798061&set=a.215149848060.132280.71375288060&type=1&theater
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    Please Give Opinion?

    So after careful consideration i have decided to do the cti program at vaughn college. This decision will end up with me graduating with close to 40k in student debt. I plan on graduating in 2015 at the age of 22 and get a WQ score on AT SAT. My question is if all goes according to plan do you...
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    Please Give Opinion?

    So after careful consideration i have decided to do the cti program at vaughn college. This decision will end up with me graduating with close to 40k in student debt. I plan on graduating in 2015 at the age of 22 and get a WQ score on AT SAT. My question is if all goes according to plan do you...