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Today is the deadline for filing your 2013 Federal Taxes. It's also two weeks until the FAFSA filing deadline on May 1st, 2014. You MUST complete your FAFSA in order to receive financial aid on time! 

 

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Tulsa resident Henry Miller, a former student and employee of Spartan College, recently reached a major life milestone. He turned 100 years old. And after all he's seen and done over the last century, he had one wish for his celebration: a ride in a Spartan C-3 biplane.

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Spartan's Spring Career Fair is Wednesday, April 23, 2014. We have an updated list of participating companies-- more updates will come as companies are added.

 

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With our Spring Career Fair drawing closer, it's time to think about researching potential employers. Why spend time on company research? There are several good reasons why it's worth investigating companies.

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Looking for work during the new term? You've come to the right place.

 

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During the week of March 17, the Career Center placed 4 graduates. Companies include:

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Get involved with your college and your community! Here's a rundown of student activities happening at Spartan College this week.

 

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We will be holding our Spring Career Fair on Wednesday, April 23. The career fair will have two sessions:

 

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Have you filed your FAFSA? It's critical for your financial aid for next year. We want to remind all students that the 14/15 FAFSA will be due May 1st, 2014. You should file your 2013 federal taxes as early as possible. If you are considered (by the Department of Education) a dependent student, your parents should do the same. The 14/15 FAFSA is now available for completion on-line at www.fafsa.ed.gov .

 

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There are many ways to be involved with the exciting world of aviation. If you can’t become a pilot, you can become a mechanic and take care of the machines that make flight possible. In this article, Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology looks at some of the personality traits, skills, and training you’ll need to consider if you want to become an aircraft mechanic.

 

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It's the dreaded interview question. "So, what would you say are your weaknesses?" You don't want to ignore the question all together, but you also don't want to reply back with, "Well, I tend to miss deadlines a lot." Instead, you try to come up with an answer that sounds like a weakness but is really a strength, such as, "Sometimes I just work too hard -- I'm always coming in early and staying late."

 

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Love to fly and love to read? You’re spoiled for choice when it comes to books. Many gifted aviators have also been gifted writers. Fuel your passion for aviation by reading about the experiences of these pilots in the following seven books.

 

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Thinking of getting your pilot’s license, but not sure if you can do it? Maybe it would help if you knew Han Solo already has his. That’s right: Harrison Ford, best known for his roles in the Star Wars and Indiana Jones movies, is a certified pilot, with single- and multi-engine ratings as well as his instrument rating. He even has a helicopter license, and we hear he’s done the Kessel run in less than 12 parsecs.


This article, presented by Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology, lists some of the many celebrities past and present who have earned their wings.

 

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People who love to fly love the adventure, the freedom, and the challenge of piloting a craft through the sky. They also love the great stories of aviators over the last hundred years. There are heroes, daredevils, great explorers—and mysteries. This article looks at six of aviation’s most tantalizing unexplained disappearances, sightings, and scary coincidences.

 

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It is now tax filing time, which means it is also FAFSA filing time. We want to remind all students that the 2014/2015 FAFSA will be due May 1st, 2014. You should file your 2013 federal taxes as early as possible to ensure you can also file your FAFSA with up-to-date information. If you are considered (by the Department of Education) a dependent student, your parents should do the same.

 

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Do you dream about flying? Why not make 2014 the year you turn that dream into a reality? Earning your private pilot’s license is an exciting and surprisingly attainable accomplishment. You can join the more than 600,000 other individuals who have earned their wings as private pilots, according to the FAA.[i] This article, presented by Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology, lays out some of the points you should consider before signing up for flying lessons.

 

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We are making headlines with our American Eagle Pilot Pipeline. Click Here to read the Tulsa World article.

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Are you a commercial pilot certificate holder interested in advancing your career? Consider earning your Certified Flight Instructor Rating. Becoming an FAA-approved flight instructor can add another important skill to your resume—one that employers want. It can also give you the satisfaction of knowing you’re helping to keep the aviation dream alive, by helping other pilots earn their wings.
Additionally, the industry is going to need more instructors over the next several years, according to some industry experts.

A global shortage of airline pilots, plus the addition of new requirements for co-pilots, means that more instructors are needed to train new private and commercial pilots. Also, the current lack of experienced airline pilots may entice experienced flight instructors with the right qualifications back into regular flying jobs. There may never be a better time for you to earn your CFI.
In this article, we explain the steps towards earning your CFI.

 

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Spartan College and American Eagle Airlines establish Pilot Pipeline Program

Alliance creates strategy to fill positions with qualified pilots (TULSA, Okla.) – Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology and American Eagle Airlines announced today the establishment of a Pilot Pipeline Program to recruit and train pilots eligible for hire upon degree and training completion.

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During the week of February 3, the Career Center placed 4 graduates. Companies include:

 

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