Tired of the "same old, same old" at high-school? Why
not be an early bloomer in life, and start building
your future in college, or even join the military.
Anyone can be an "overachiever" to the extent that they
can attend college at age 16 (or at almost any age). A person simply
needs a letter from the school counselor approving of your
attendance at a community college. A college has a
better, more "adult", environment, and people are there to study.
If we were only smart enough to be the wiz kid
who can make it into Medical Doctor when he is still
in single digits in age. Though, that's out of reach, it is
quit possible for a person to start college at almost any
age. If a person is smart enough to get a sufficient well
rounded education, then depending on your state's law on
the age a person may discontinue schooling (from 0-16),
a person can discontinue High School for a year.
Then, with the aid of various G.E.D. review
courses, take the G.E.D. a year after discontinuing school,
and once he/she passes he/she simply needs a letter of
recommendation from the high-school counselor to take college
classes early. CLEP exams may help greatly to show your
competence at college studies. This choice of education may
be one path a person joining the military might consider, however
another unique choice may be to obtain a fully accredited High School
Diploma through correspondence. In the case of a
Diploma through correspondence it would seem as if the
people giving the correspondence degree would need to send a
letter recommending college classes early for a person under
18 (which they would surely be willing to do), instead of a
previous High School, of which you would not be a student.
But, it would be useful to check with your prospective college.
Nashville Auto-Diesel College
Good things can be said for the Nashville Auto-Diesel
College. These "Greasemonkeys" can really make a living because of
increased computerization of cars requires trained repair people.
They will take people who have a H.S. Diploma, or a G.E.D.
along with an acceptable high-school transcript. They help you put
together a financial
package to cover tuition (only). Their program is only one
year and gives you valuable hands one experience. A person
could work part time, while in training, to defer some of the
costs of room and board. The job placement rate for graduates is
very high, and you can come out with a career, not just a job. If you
were homeschooled and have a G.E.D. then, maybe a letter
signed by the person who taught the homeschool (the "principle")
would be considered acceptable.
You can request their information kit at:
NASHVILLE AUTO-DIESEL COLLEGE
1524 Gallatin Road
Nashville, TN. 37206
Bob is an admissions representative.
Robert M. Fernandez
Nashville Auto Diesel College
502 South 7th St.
Oregon, IL. 61061
Or, call Bob toll free at 1-800-343-5264
See the free "Student Guide" to Financial Aid for college
from the Department of Education at the Web
Or, write to: Federal Student Aid Information Center
P.O. Box 84
Washington, DC. 20044-0084
Non-traditional education that's fast
Here are some real opportunities from LA SALLE
UNIVERSITY for real degrees
by correspondence. They guarantee the lowest tuition, and
the cost is much less then a regular student would pay. It's
around 2000$-2500$, and you may qualify for student
loans. You can find out more by looking through
their official catalog.
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