Chattahoochee Technical College Spring 2013 - page 2

I was just wanting to see how my fellow students are doing with applying and having to wait till October to find out if we got accepted into the program starting Spring 2013. How did everyone do... Read More

  1. by   lnicole35
    That is good to know. Thanks!Where are you finding the information for the scholarships if you don't mind sharing some sources? I've briefly looked but heard to really be cautious. I am worried about the costs of getting prepared right before classes start also. All the medical stuff, uniforms, books. I do like how they said at the meeting that the streamlined the costs. That's very appreciated here.
  2. by   CallieNM
    I have been looking on at scholarships. I also applied for a sweepstakes from Bed Bath and Beyond. If you go to their website you will see it on there. Its for $5,000 and $400 for books and $500 gift card for Bed Bath and Beyond. Oh I would love to win it. You can put your name in the drawing everyday for a month I think.

    Other than that, I am just trying to find a good student loan. I too am afraid of the initial cost to start the program.

    As for the books, the friend I was talking about earlier, who is about to begin her second semester, told me that her fellow classmates and her all pitched in and purchased the book on the computer (e-book) and they all share the same user name to get on. That way they don't have to pay each to get the books. They learned the trick from a student from a class before them.

    Maybe that is something we all will have to look into if we get more people on here. She told me I could use her username and everything if wanted, since she knows I am paying for everything out of pocket. I am just hoping it is the same books!!

    Medical supplies shouldn't be too bad, I'm going to purchase cheaper things to do clinicals and such because we will have access to a lot more equipment in our clinical sites. The uniforms are kind of pricey. My friend told me that it is only the tops we must buy from given company because they embroider CTC on it and everything. She said the pants from said company are completely see thru so she bought some from another place and they were cheaper, they just have to be white pants!!
  3. by   lnicole35
    That would be extremely awesome about the books! Also thanks for the money info. Hopefully we can get more folks on board.
  4. by   lnicole35
    I am getting Pellets and Hope grant at the moment but I really need to go in and talk with financial aid and figure out how much longer the grant will keep paying. I believe it up to 95 hrs. Not sure where I am on that but if Pell falls off I'm in trouble. Maybe I can sweet talk our NP at work into loaning me or giving me a stethoscope!
  5. by   lnicole35
    Silly autocorrect, that should be Pell.Are you in the Canton area?
  6. by   CallieNM
    I ran out of the Pell, it really sucked! But I am grateful starting in March I will get HOPE! That will help out incredibly.

    I do not know how far the Pell covers but HOPE is 65 credit hours. So it will just cover me up to the end of the program.

    I am not in Canton, I live in Cartersville. I was going to the Canton campus for a Anatomy, its only 20 minutes down the street from me. Do you live in Marietta?
  7. by   lnicole35
    See they told me back a few yrs ago Hope did 95 hrs so now I definitely need to check. It could have changed when Hope's guidelines changed too. Yikes.I am in Canton literally a few miles from the Canton campus.
  8. by   CallieNM
    And you're taking classes all the way in Marietta?! You're brave! lol.

    There should still be openings in the Nutrition classes at North Metro, that's a lot closer drive!
  9. by   lnicole35
    It's a good thing I double checked. I am actually registered for Wednesdays at North Metro. My husband works in Marietta and I think I was "thinking" of registering there in case of any childcare needs with the kids but apparently I registered right opposite. Ha. Wow. My brain is on overload this month! Sure would be nice if they offered it here in Canton.
  10. by   CallieNM
    So are we in the same class? Wednesdays at 10 am?

    I really like the Canton campus, BUT this will be the first class I am taking at the new Nursing building at North Metro, which is really nice also!
  11. by   lnicole35
    Yes it's the 10:30-12:20 class.
  12. by   CallieNM
    Awesome! See and now we basically already know each other.

    Uhh, I am so bored today. My husband is out of town working and I think I am going to pull out my med term book and review, just in case I get that acceptance letter!
  13. by   lnicole35
    Okay my curiosity is getting the best of me, can you shoot me a pm and tell me everything your friend has to say about the program thus far? EVERYTHING. I'm a sponge! If you have a smart phone there is a medical terminology app. I love it and use it all the time to review. I'm a bit of a science /medical nerd. ;-)