The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 1, 1968 · Page 7
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 7

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Palm Beach Post, Friday, November 1, 1968 7 Selective Service ine Ability Key To Home Study to all WRITERS in this area A representative of a well-known New York publishing house will soon be in West Palm leach to interview writers. His purpose is to uncover' manuscripts worthy of publication, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, specialized and even controversial subjects will be considered. If you have a book-length manuscript ready for publication (or are still working on it) and would like to discuss it with this executive, please telephone 832-6465 between 8:00 A.M. and 10:00 P.M., and leave your name and address. You will be contacted, later, to arrange for a definite appointment. if you prefer, writ to: Editorial Director, P.O. Box 2119, G P.O. New fork, N.Y. 10001 I was married and the father of two children. Currently I am classified III A. This week I was divorced and my wife was given custody of the children. Would such development have a bearing on my DI A classification? Yes. Selective service law places upon you the responsibility of reporting to your local board In writing any fact that might result in your being placed in a-different classification. This notification must be given to the board within 10 days after the change occurs. I started college in September and was classified in Class III-S but have now discontinued my studies. Do I have to report this to my local board? Yes. Why do I have to request a student deferment in writing when my college has already furnished my local board evidence of my satisfactory academic progress? Selective service law requires registrants to request student deferments. It Is the duty of the registrant to furnish his local board evidence of eligibility for such defer- . ment. Information supplied by his educational institution is a part of that evidence. With student deferments, it is also the registrant's duty to pro- ' vide the local board each year with proof he is satisfactorily pursuing a full-time course of instruction at a college, university or similar institution of learning. such a great interest in home economics, and since teachers in this area are in great demand, I sincerely hope that you will be able to attend Carnegie-Mellon University this fall and continue with your career. I know that tuition is high at private colleges and universities. It is hard to advise you what steps to take to get financial aid. Of course, the university itself has a scholarship and loan program nearly all universities offer help. But often the help is not sufficient to meet the needs of the students who want to enter. SPECIAL PURCHASE 390 regularly $6 ANSWER: You have chosen a very important and essential field. The nation is faced with a severe shortage of medical laboratory personnel and the shortage is becoming more acute each year, However, before you can enroll in this field, you will need a high school diploma. Whether it would be more difficult to get a degree through the High School Equivalency test or through correspondence courses depends greatly upon your own ability. Or you can combine the two. You might take several courses under the Equivalency program, and the rest through correspondence. If, as you say, you are of average or above average intelligence, it should not be too difficult for you to get a high school diploma through correspondence courses. There are many accredited schools that will permit you to gain a diploma through mail credits, but be certain that you enroll in a school that is accredited. You COURT Court f forum can get a complete listing from the National Home Study Council, 1601 18th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. Training for medical technology calls for a minimum of three years of college plus twelve months of clinical training in a hospital laboratory school of medical technology accredited by the Council of Medical Education of the American Medical Association. Most of the 775 AMA-ac-credlted hospital schools, located throughout the country, are affiliated with nearby colleges and universities that count the twelve-month clinical training as the senior year and award a baccalaureate degree upon its completion. For this year there is often no tuition charge; more than half the hospital schools pay their students monthly stipends of from $75 to $100. You must realize that Medical Technology is a vital part of the medical profession and you will have to work hard before you receive your license. But it is worth all the effort you put into it, since you will have a profession that Is extremely important. You will find that many scholarships and loans are available to you once you enter college and embark on the Medical Technology program. QUESTION: I am a part-time evening student in the University of Pittsburgh, working towards a degree in secondary education. However, since It Is my desire to teach Home Economics and the University of Pittsburgh does not have this department, I applied and was accepted at the Carnegie-Mellon University for admission to the Home Economics Department. The tuition is much higher there. You can imagine how disappointed I am to find that although I have been accepted, I cannot attend because of the lack of financial support. Somehow it seems quit unfair to me that a person with my potential has to meet with defeat. In August of this year 1 will have accumulated 24 credits toward my degree. I have enjoyed clothing construction for 24 years and have worked on many sewing project with Cadet Girl Scouts and others. Do you have any suggestions? (submitted by Mrs. Goldie B. Ottenheimer, 244 Sharon Drive, Pittsburgh, Pa.) ANSWER: Since you have By OR. BENJAMIN FINE QUESTION: I would like to continue with my education. I have heard about the High School Equivalency Diploma and have seen sample test sheets. They seem a little difficult and much harder than I realized. Would high school correspondence courses be easier to follow? I am considered by many to be of average intelligence. I worked as a medical assistant for six years and at present am holding a real estate sales license. I finished grammar school in Virginia. I am 38 years old and have a real desire to further my education. I am mainly Interested in obtaining a diploma or license in the Medical Technology field. I am not free to have full class-room instruction now. Can you give me information concerning the technology program and how I should go about getting my degree in this program? (submitted by Mrs. M. Ryan, 170 Wallingford Road, Cheshire, Conn.) 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