Hey everyone... I just wanted to introduce myself and say thanks as this forum has provided me with a lot of helpful information so far. I just sent out my application today and I'm hoping to enter UND as a transfer student for the Spring of 2013. I have long had a desire to pursue aviation and I'm ready to make my move. I already have a bachelors degree in Political Science and will be taking advantage of GI Bill benefits from my time on active duty with the Navy. I'll be a little older than most students... I'm 26 now and will be 27 when I start, if accepted. With my prior college credits and some summer classes, I'm hoping I'll be able to go through the Commercial Aviation program in 3 years or less, if possible. I'm hoping my increased age doesn't close too many doors when I become eligible for flight jobs. I was actually considering plunking down $60K in borrowed money on the ATP fast track program (which doesn't take ANY GI Bill benefits) before sanity prevailed. UND will take longer and I will be getting a second Bachelors which I don't really need... but receiving what seems to be a quality flight education while being debt-free will be worth it. I tried the part-time FBO route but it wasn't working for me. The local place actually seemed overpriced for the quality of training provided... as well as being disorganized. I had to fill out paperwork numerous times because they kept losing it. (A rude dispatcher with zero customer service skills didn't help either.) Anyway, I'm very excited for what the future may hold and I'm sure I'll be back with questions. Just saying hello for now!