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Would ATP flight school be good to go to for becoming a commercial pilot?

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Valerie’s Answer

They offer accelerated training with a focus on preparation to become a professional pilot. If flying for a major airline is your eventual goal then a college degree is the norm, although not necessarily listed as a requirement. There are many good jobs flying corporate aircraft which do not require a degree. You asked about being a commercial pilot as opposed to becoming an airline pilot which has additional requirements. Some airline partner with specific flight training schools as a pathway to being hired. For example United is sponsoring a program called Aviate which partners with specific flight schools and universities in order to provide a more direct path to employment as they anticipate a pilot shortage in years to come. Also there is a website clearedtodream.org which provides a lot of information about the path into an airline cockpit. Follow your passion and remember it is a position of public trust. Your personal conduct must instill confidence in your decision making ability and understanding of consequences, as we deal with threat and error management on a daily basis.
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Carlos "Danny"’s Answer

What Valerie Said above its great info. The only thing I will add before you commit to a flight school is to look around your area for flight schools options. ATP do offer accelerated courses which will get your license pretty fast.....but sometimes that is not great either. Also, keep in mind some students learn at different paces...and have different life styles. So Make sure the flight school you pick fits your needs. Best of luck
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Alan’s Answer

I agree with the other answers here. ATP is a good resource, but it all depends on you. There are numerous similar schools, as well as numerous schools that will get you a college degree too. It really depends on what your ultimate goal in aviation is. Good luck!
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Josh’s Answer

Completely agree with both answers above. A college degree is always recommended for whichever path you choose (airline or corporate). It makes a resumè look so much better!
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