My name is Ali and I’m currently 22 looking to begin flying and pursue a career as an airline pilot. At 22 I know I’m still young but I do not want to waste any more time than I already have. I was looking for accelerated programs and ATP was a big one that popped up.
For those who completed schooling there, how is the quality of the learning? I understand it’s extremely accelerated and it could be a downfall at an extent. How was the experience completing the program, applying, and getting positions?
Lastly, family life. This topic is huge to me and I’m sure I’ll get people saying that I’m too young to even think of a family or marriage, but it’s always a concern in the future. Is there a balance? Is it what some people say, that you barely see your family and you’ll be gone for a good amount of time and away? I know this certain topic shouldn’t stop me from pursuing a passion, but it is an important thing to me. Seniority plays a big role in the aviation world of course. That being said, with low seniority, does that mean you don’t have some downtime or time spent near home?