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Boo - College Homework. Yay - Training and Fire!

Group for Students that would rather be on here, talking and getting training and advice than doing their homework !

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Latest Activity: Aug 23, 2013

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Started by Katy Luetke. Last reply by Jessie Miller Nov 26, 2008.

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Comment by Katy Luetke on November 27, 2008 at 1:50am
haha, thanks for the warning. I probably agree with John, considering the fact aht I'm am pretty close to being the ultimate nerd. I just get sick of the amount of homework and reading I am required to do for a 100 level class sometimes...I love my 15 page and still going biomechanical analysis of halyard ladder extension though. Anyway, thanks for the advice.
Comment by Jessie Miller on November 26, 2008 at 8:38am
Better watch out! John speaks latin! :-P He might take offense to booing non-fire related homework!! He believes in a "well rounded" firefighter! LOL. I agree with Katy, I've always enjoyed working on 240, EMT, HazMat, or any other type of emergency services book work than English 101. One thing is true though, I think about every college class I have taken has benefited me in some way for the outside world, including the fire service. So even though non-fire college work is not much fun, it is still worthwhile. (Please don't egg my homepage!! Ha Ha Ha)
Comment by John A. Van Doren on November 13, 2008 at 3:09pm
Now what...?
Comment by Katy Luetke on November 13, 2008 at 1:49am
Sorry, I should have clarified and explained that the homework I was referring to was non-fire academic work. I guess when I think of homework, I think of school-work, not fire, because as you said why wouldn't I want to learn as much as I can to be the best fire fighter that I can. What I meant by that comment, is who wants to write a paper for the History of Western Civilizations when the have email from fire-engineering and fire-nuggets that they actually care about. Thanks for asking.
Comment by John A. Van Doren on November 12, 2008 at 7:35pm
Ok gang...I wasn't very sure what was going to be the point or direction of this group-but since I'm an instructor...I'm wondering just what the homework problem has been so far.

Since becoming the very best firefighter is something that you sound like you are considering, I guess I don't understand what the problem of "homework" is. I hope you don't expect to learn the full range of this vocation from OJT...what am I missing?
 

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