Florida Career College Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (78)
I decided to go here to become a patient care tech. In the middle of my attendance of this school they changed named and changed the rules of the school, which upset me. But I couldn't quit since I was already halfway Thur it. Then we lost all our teachers (R.N. Nurses) they all got fired or quitted . So when it came down to graduation I was not informed about what was our graduation ceremony date since they only do the ceremony every 3 months . When it came down to the time to take the state test I feel I'm not ready. Yes I could attend more classes but I shouldn't have to . So this Patient Care Tech program was a joke.
The best advice I can give anyone looking into this school is to run and don't look back. I came to Florida career college to better my education and have a successful future . I was enrolled from one day to another and they made everything very easy. After some research and realizing their M.A.T program was going to cost me 21,000 something I decided it was going to cost me too much money for a technical profession. I attended this school for two days after I enrolled. First of all the teacher never showed up to class. We had two different substitutes both days. On the third day I decided to unenroll and explore my options before financial aid went through. The students that were already in this school told me it wasn't worth it but they were in school because it had already been past 30 days. When I came in to un-eroll they made it very difficult said they wouldn't consider taking me back if I wanted to come back and when it was time to speak to the director he avoided me and then yelled at me and told me he was disappointed in me took the materials they gave me and walked away. I felt very disrespected .
Any of the I.T. certificates offered you can probably do on your own, there is a text book and test you can take, or go to an institution that gives value for what you are paying. Do your self a favor and make sure you are getting a great education for your money. I waited to long because yes the people are nice, but the institution is corrupt. FCC charged my financial aid two full time semesters nearly $10,000 plus had me paying a subsided student loan for my 4 months of poor education. Be informed before signing any papers exactly what you are signing up for. Their curriculum is a test and possible answers, study and take the same test at the end of the month. For $14,000 I can educate myself on Microsoft, Excel, word and so forth. I discovered that this school is the epitome of fraud, and there are other schools like it. these giant money pits for your grants and money. I lost a lot of money in just 3 months by the 4th month I left but of course they still charged me for it. I went back to Broward College, took four classes and received my AA for less then what FCC charged for four months of attendance. The loan debt is a nightmare especially when it is such a poor school and investment that you may not get the career you need to pay back such significant amounts.
I want to school or medical billing and coding wonderful teachers very excited study Non-Stop had a 4.0 and on top of that I passed there bring new certification test where I can work anywhere in the United States!! I was so proud of myself and ready to start a new career!! I faxed hundreds of resumes I applied online I made hundreds of calls because I was so desperate not online did I do all that I went into almost every medical office I could work at just to bring my resume in! I was so close to getting a job not just once several times here comes the devastation part sorry ma'am we would love to hire you butt your school is not accredited and your certification test is not recognized! So I wasted a year of my time $25,000 in debt I have a young son I'm about to get married to the man of my dreams that I know so that was 15 and I am going to affect our chances of buying your first house because of my credit thanks FCC
I am unemployable this school has such a bad reputation no one will hire me. I finished the and I'm 16,000 dollars in debt for nothing....literally no employer's take them seriously and at this point im contacting a lawyer....they charged my federal student loans for services they did not provide ....and now they are trying to send me to a completely different school for extern....please FCC just let me be done with you....I totally get your scam...you set students up to fail
This school is a disgrace all they care about is making money. Nobody in corporate picks up the phone you get new professors every other day. I basically taught myself everything I needed to know. I would not recommend their nursing program ever!!!!!
The classes were poorly structured, the teachers were freshly graduated from other school and had little to no real-world experience in the field and the curriculum was hot garbage. After 3 months of "Go to page 20 and write all 50 question and answers" with no other instruction I quit but I still owe 20k
I'm embraced to say I attend Florida career college. My current employer still makes fun of me for attending. NOT WORTH THE MONEY! Worst mistake I could have made. Better off attending SPC. Don't let admission fool you, they are way over priced $19,000 for an MA degree
I was told nothing but lies from the beginning. When I started realizing I was being lied to and began questioning them, I was given answers I wanted to hear but had nothing to do with the truth. I had time to quit before I was responsible for my student loans but they convinced me everything would be fine by bringing in previous students who were lucky enough to halfway succeed. It is now time to graduate and I am being told they can't graduate this class as they have no internship and no way of completely the program. I was told I would be a PCT but there is NO such thing, you get a CNA Certification for the bargain price of 16,000 dollars which you could have gotten from any Florida Public Tech School in 3 weeks for 199.00. They do not tell you that you must pass a level2 background check to receive a CNA certificate and when it becomes an issue they tell you (with a smile) that sometimes these background checks fall through the cracks. I suggest you research other schools and run from this one. They only want your money and any instructor who tells you the truth is fired within days.
I.started classes in 2014 .when i went for interview for enrollment options i was falsly informed of the correct information regarding what i waa looking forward to pursing . Every specific question i had in reqards to what i was looking for was answered in lies.BASICALLY PCT IS ONLY AN 9 CNA CLASS THAT COULD'VE BEEN TAKING IN 3-6 WEEKS ELSE WHERE .CAREER services doesnt help you at all until you graduate and find your own job .they will call ask you information about your job andm ark it down as they helped you.thry only offer you help in finding home health jobs . Its 9 modules and 7 of them repeats information just under a different curriculum name .if you have any question no one answers them thry send you to the next person leaving you still with no answer.They run the good teaches that care away .you get a different set of books each mod and only go over maybe 2 chapter s out of an 50 chapter book only to revery back to one book with all the information. Basically you can teach your self. Upon completion you still have to take an phlebotomy class or challenge the boards for.to be certified in that .you still have to yakemore classes on ekg to get an certification .no one cares its all abiut money to them .p.s RUN FAR AWAY AS YOU CAN