"I sure have got some great information Sylvia. I just can't muster up the $250,000 for an education. Unless someone was going there on a full scholarship (which someone from my ROTC unit went after graduation) I can't see someone going…"
"I am currently an instructor at Kansas State University's Salina campus. We offer a four year aviation program. I would be more than happy to answer any questions if you are looking for a school. http://www.sal.ksu.edu/aviation/index.html"
You have received wonderful responses! Though I am not a pilot, my son is currently a student pilot still and still in high school. He has in his mind to go to Embry but honestly for me, the cost is a…"
"Yes. I was thinking that as I read through everyone's comments. I smiled. But... if you can weed through it, you'll figure it out. Oh wait... I think I wrote a blog about how to decide when you have lots of data.…"
First, thank you for the link. I don't see how you can keep such an updated blog and a flight schedule! Amazing! I will keep looking into your blog after I hit reply...
I fly Delta alot, maybe you'll be my pilot one day.…"
Thanks for the reply. I have been culling over this college change for a while. While I'm not old - at 23 - I'm certainly not getting any younger and the longer I wait, the older I'm going to be getting out of college…"
Thanks for the reply. I'm not mathematically inclined. Maybe engineering, I'm not sure. There are so many aviation colleges out there. The list is just overwhelming and I"m just narrowing it down to Tennessee because…"
I'm not sure what ABHES or SCHEV schools are...
I believe I read on Tennessee's website the student/professor ratio is 22:1.
That's my biggest thing about Embry-Riddle is I don't see a big advantage of going…"
"Thanks for the reply Paula. Honestly, I'm kinda of following the "main" bandwagon and want to fly for the military. Either branch if fine for me. So, that's my end goal I guess you could say.
I'm only counting out…"
"Michael, Either University is going to be great. You just need to get your degree from a reputable university, earning your ratings while attending college, and doing the best you can will put you in the pilot's seat. In the long run the…"
All the advise below is great! and you have put a lot of thought into this pending decision of yours. I consider we make what we want out of what we get/do. I am not going to say that you should do one thing or another. I…"
"Michael: You might want to consider what we used to call "community colleges". They offer 2 year degrees in aviation. Florida has quite a few including Miami-Dade, Broward and Jacksonville. I work for Sunrise…"