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    Springfield, MO

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    In CDL School

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    4 years, 3 months ago

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Posted:  4 years, 3 months ago

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Prime Orientation 6/6/15!

That's awesome. I actually started at prime on Monday (6/29/15). It's been fun so far.

Some tips that I've noticed so far, being that my week was cut early for the fourth of July and ends tomorrow on 7/2/15.

Take the simulator seriously. Too many people call it a video game and the instructors are not too fond of it.

Prepare for the permit before you get here. You said you did, so great job! You're ahead of 90% of the class. Tomorrow is the last day of orientation for my class and a bunch of people still have to go to the DMV tomorrow morning to try to pass the thing. If you've studied it will be a breeze and you'll have more time to work on other things. I've had more free time not having to cram then most of my class mates.

There are computer modules that need to be knocked out. Don't save them for the last day. They are long and boring and you don't want to cram 3-4 hours of it into one day. Spread it out.

Finally, have fun. You'll meet a bunch of people from all walks of life and all ages. I'm 21 and I'm on pretty good terms with every one. It's fun to get to know all of these new people.

Good luck and do great! (Also, in the event that you have high blood pressure like me: Eat a bunch of bananas before you go into the medical screen. I failed twice and this morning ate 5 bananas plus a lot of water and I passed that portion.)

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