Some questions from a noob that applyed to swft school an hour ago

Discussion in 'Swift' started by Chubbs2222, Jul 25, 2012.

  1. Giggles the Original

    Giggles the Original Road Train Member

    $10,000 to be taught ( i use this term loosely) how to drive???? thats freakin insane.....
     
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  3. Chubbs2222

    Chubbs2222 Bobtail Member

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    Yeah u dont get a check for 3.900 but u do get monthly payments or rather more money i think its like a extra 100 somthing in each check not sure tho man best to ask a recruiter i think they dont tell unless u ask cause i hear most people boogie after there year is up or if they even last a year lol
     
  4. Chubbs2222

    Chubbs2222 Bobtail Member

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    Yeah Ntts has been calling me everyday bugging me if ima sign on or not i dont think i wanna waste that kind of money to get my cdl if swift dont work out with there school ill prob just go and do it solo i already know how to drive just need more tech training and access to a truck to get more expertise
     
  5. Chubbs2222

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    Oh yeah at Ntts its like 9k for the basic class a cdl 13.8k for advanced course that takes 18 weeks ouch
     
  6. Giggles the Original

    Giggles the Original Road Train Member

    i need to buy my own trk and teach y'all how to drive.....1st thing...you would be TAUGHT CORRECTLY
    2nd...it wouldnt be $10,000....only $9999.99.....HA HA just kidding....man thats a lot of money....
     
  7. rdnhpy

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    2 Options for Swift Academy reimbursement:

    Let them take $35-$40 out of your check every week for one year, totaling $1950. At that point, they will start paying you back $35-$40 per week for another year, so school will be completely paid for after 2 years.

    Or,

    If you pay up front for the Academy, Swift will reimburse you for the full amount after working for them for 6 months. So let's say you've worked for Swift for 6 months, and so far they've taken $800 total out of your checks. Pay them the remaining $3100 for the academy, and then they will give you back the full $3900.
     
  8. snowman01

    snowman01 Road Train Member

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    on the positive side I do believe that schooling of this sort is tax deductible. I, myself, if I had the money would pay up front and get it back after 6 months. You can survive any company for that long if you set your mind to it.
     
  9. A21CAV

    A21CAV Road Train Member

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    You can leave Swift the day after school and, as long as you continue making your weekly payments of $37.50, your loan will not be accelerated.
    Frank
     
  10. neal79

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    Here is the deal with the Academy tuition. For the first 13 months they will take $75 a week out of your check while at the same time reimbursing you $37.50 a week so the net result is you are paying them back $37.50 each week. After this is done you will have paid them $3900 back and they will have already reimbursed you 1/2 of that and you owe them nothing at all. Now if you stay with Swift beyond this they will keep paying you back the $37.50 a week for the next 13 months and at that point you will have paid nothing for the school. You are free to leave at anytime, as long as you keeping paying them $75 a week til paid off they are happy however they will not release any of your school record until they are paid back.
     
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  11. A21CAV

    A21CAV Road Train Member

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    Trouble is they are teaching you how to pass your CDL written and road test as well as how to "operate your equipment in a safe and controlled" manner. That is all. After that you get to learn how to drive while being an object of scorn and derision everywhere you go. If you survive, then you too can be the scorner and derider.
    Frank
     
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