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RE: My new endeavor


Congrat and good luck! I am taking my first on-line course now and it is
way different that sitting in a classroom.... in some ways it is great
and fits my schedule, but other times I put it off too long:(

Donna
Which remind me, I need to go take a test ;(

> Speaking of campaigning for proper tree pruning, I wanted to announce
to
> the
> group my new goal. I finally found a Master's of Horticulture. It's
> through
> Texas Tech University, sooooo I am in the process of applying to
graduate
> school. Our small AS program here at the local tech college closed and
> I've
> been looking for a new program for 2 years. I don't really want to
move so
> I
> needed online. Well Texas Tech finally has one. They also have
undergrad
> and
> I will need a few more courses to  complete my requirements, which is
fine
> with me. Any classes at all I'm thrilled about. I'm so excited, I
can't
> wait
> to get started. I have been talking to the Dr. of the program and she
> wants
> me to take one prerequisite this summer and start in a graduate
> arboriculture class this fall. I do have to take the GRE, so I'll be
> studying for the next month for that. My former hort teacher was
always
> getting flack from the city council because she didn't have her
Master's
> (only a bachelors and 20 odd years experience) so they wouldn't always
> listen to her. She has moved to Alabama so I'm hoping to step into her
> shoes
> so to speak when I'm done. Or before, preferably. I'm still teaching
> classes
> at one of the local nurseries, and doing containers for people but I
gave
> up
> on the wholesale plant business. WAY too much work for one person.
> 
> Anyway, if anyone else is interested I'm sure Texas Tech would love to
> have
> you. I'm so excited I could pee my pants!
> 
> A
> 
> Andrea H
> Beaufort, SC

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