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Anyone attend PIMA Medical?

Hi. I am looking into starting a MA course soon and am visiting all the schools in my area, Las Vegas. So far I like Pima the best. Anyone attend there? They are located in several differet states. Here in Vegas there are 30-50 ads every Sunday for MA positions. There seems to be a shortage here, but most say experience required, so I'm still not so sure how easy it will be to get started.


Re: Anyone attend PIMA Medical?

Well I know that schools differ in many areas, but PIMA has a bad rep here in Colorado Springs. I hear through gravevines that many places won't touch PIMA grads. BUT....that is here. Where you are they may be fantastic.

Your Professional Title/Credentials: MA

Are You Still In School? yes on externship

Are You Working? for free!

Re: Anyone attend PIMA Medical?

I didn't care for the presentation or treatment at PIMA. I was registered and all ready to attend and at the last minute I decided on NCI. While the school was great to me it was a huge waste of money because the salaries suck in this least in the Vegas area. I'm 57, separated and REALLY SCARED because on top of having a $7,000 school loan to pay off I now have to worry about being able to make it on $11 an hour IF I am even lucky enough to make that much. What scares me even more is will anyone hire someone my age? I just feel that I made a big mistake in careers. Good luck to you guys!

Your Professional Title/Credentials: CMA

Are You Still In School? nope

Are You Working? nope