Lincoln Tech Reviews of Certificates in Medical Assistant

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11% of 25 students said this degree improved their career prospects
16% of 25 students said they would recommend this program to others
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Reviews - Certificates in Medical Assistant

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mayra Santana
  • Reviewed: 8/13/2023
  • Degree: Medical Assistant
"This is to express that if you really want to earn your certification in medical assistance look up programs. im paying 10,000 dollars in student loans for this school. At first classes were ok. After a few times of going to school they informed up that our school was going to clowe. I feel like the rest of my classes were rushed and therefore harder to retain anything they were suppose to teach. Most definitely am against rcomendating this school to anyone."
  • Reviewed: 2/18/2022
  • Degree: Medical Assistant
"Lincoln Tech in Shelton is a joke. Most of the “students” there are only there to keep collecting unemployment and are bullies while the state of Connecticut continues to pay for them😡. Had things stolen out of my purse numerous times. My glasses and money was stolen. School does nothing about it. Huge turn around in staff. I ended up leaving and was stuck with a bill for $13,000. I wish I had researched this place before wasting my money. Everyone is accepted because all they want is your money. Go to a real college instead. Like I said this place is a joke."
no name
  • Reviewed: 10/5/2021
  • Degree: Medical Assistant
"This feels like high school but, WAY OVER PRICED. If you're thinking about coming here please don't waste your time or money... Go to community college instead. Financial aid will pay for most of it, and they pay for you to go school! The MA program is entirely on Quizlet, It depends on the teacher you have whether you're actually learning anything. They only have like two good teachers. A job is not actually guaranteed when you go on externship and they're constantly trying to recruit students to come here, They push for you to tell friends and family to come here. The most exciting thing about the program is drawing blood. The only thing they do good for you is send you on externship. Other than that they do have a good career services, they help you with a mock interview, finding a job and putting together a resume. After they've recruited they wont even remember your name. For being such a small school you would think the staff knew everyone but they're just worried about the money from the students that could be."
sherrice spence
  • Reviewed: 9/27/2019
  • Degree: Medical Assistant
"i am very excited i chose to further my carerr at lincoln tech . My advisor was awesome made me feel very welcomed and look forward to the rest of the school year. My instructor is great she explains in a detailed manner , when questions are being asked she answers."
Jenny U. Hishikawa
  • Reviewed: 6/20/2019
  • Degree: Medical Assistant
"The Medical Assistant Program that Lincoln Technical School offers prepared me to have a rewarding career in the medical field. I learned many different skills that are beneficial to me and to the patients. The instructors taught me how to perform EKG, CPR, and how to draw blood and through the process I became certified on all of these. Career Services (Debra Williams) was so helpful in locating a job for me. She never gave up on me until I finally landed a job that I really wanted. The staff were always helpful and very professional. The instructors were knowledgeable on the subjects."
Ycoj/ anonymous
  • Reviewed: 4/1/2019
  • Degree: Medical Assistant
"DO NOT GO TO THIS SCHOOL! I wasted a whole year and I barely learned anything. Charge you 20,000 for tuition and extra s***. Plus you owed more money and that is sketchy as hell because almost everyone had to pay money out of their pocket. Each month was just one topic and the the next month you will go to a whole new topic. You did not learn anything at all. Barely any hands on clinicals. Everything was done by the computer so your eyes will burn!! This school is so close to closing down because they do not improve at all. No heaters when it is cold outside, teachers barely taught anything. A lot of people keep dropping out because this program is not good at all. At all the job fairs they had only 3 hospitals would go to the school and talk to medical assistants. Autos had more employers than the medical assistants. This school is a joke, sketchy,overpriced."
Michael S.
  • Reviewed: 12/16/2018
  • Degree: Medical Assistant
"Like many of the people here, don't waste your time with this program. It's overpriced, undermined a******, running a circus at this place. You pay over $15000 for a piece of paper saying DIPLOMA, pay outta pocket to the AMT for your RMA, and the student loan process is sketchy as Hell. I ended up having to take a secondary loan out, because, even when I was unemployed, I made too much money. The classes was one topic a month. The teachers were cut rate, trying to be friends with some, ignore some that needed help, and some of the students were incompetent d******** that should've been kicked out the program, but LTI just wanted that money. I busted my a** every class. Some teachers were supportive of my efforts, while there were one or two that literally got discouraged when I got an A in their class. Their job placement team is, in so little words, B*******!! I worked EMS for years before entering the program. Told the staff my focus of which offices I preferred. Instead of taking a straight A, perfect attendance student that have 100% to that program, they placed me in a EMS transport agency... Not exactly the effort I was looking for. I graduated top of the class in my graduating class with the Academic Achievement award. I became an RMA 5 months before graduating, and they had 2 people speak on behalf of the class that didn't have the honors I did; maybe because I have no filter and would've spoke my mind. I never found work as an RMA, probably because 1. I went to LTI & 2. I was a man, and just appeared like every person doing interviews was a woman and gave me the "yea, no thanks" attitude... Sexist much?! So bottom like, go somewhere else, because to this day, I went back to industrial work, making double what I would've made doing medical assisting. We live and we learn... You just have to do the research and take our lessons to mind."
  • Reviewed: 4/5/2018
  • Degree: Medical Assistant
"I want to how we can do about Lincoln tech I read many compliant about then but what we can do? i have the same problem about paid back everything when you have a personal issue like family death and they denied you to take time out. instead they made you to lose all your grant a paid back all the money for a course that you even finish.. this is not fear"
  • Reviewed: 3/21/2018
  • Degree: Medical Assistant
"I was so excited to begin at this school. They guaranteed me a job once finished and promised me a lot of financial assistance which would leave me owing barely anything. They also enticed me with Mothers Hours. I had one class per day, for a half day of schooling. This was perfect because I had an infant at hoe who was being watched by my great grandmother. I couldn't go for any more time at that time. So things were going ok. Although it was way to easy. The day before our tests the teachers would get up in front of the class and have us take notes. These notes were actually a complete test. It was every question on the test in the order it would be on the test. I literally only studied that on the way to school the next day and got 100% on every test. Then they decided to have a meeting and tell us that our hours were changing. It would no longer be a half day program, it would now be full day. I told them it was not what I signed up for and that it was not feasible with a small child at home. They told me that my contract stated that they could change the hours. I requested a leave of absence so I could figure it out. They denied me and I had to leave the school. Because I left early I lost all of my grant money and now have to pay back all of my tuition. I am in debt for a program in which they handed me the test questions the day before the test and changed the hours 3 months into school. I owe 13,000 for nothing. I lost my tax return this year for this school. I was also just reading some of these reviews. How is it that they say 4 star but when you read the review they tell you "this is why I gave 1 star""
  • Reviewed: 1/20/2018
  • Degree: Medical Assistant
"Aside from meeting some cool teachers and a couple of friends this school did nothing for me. Wasted 18 months of my life and not to mention the $10,000 debt that is now on my plate. They promised job placement, I talked to the lady ONE TIME and she set up ONE INTERVIEW which I obviously didn't get because I had no experience, after that I heard nothing from the school again. I even went to the place I did my 3 month internship with and got nothing!!! I work at a low paying job to support my child and couldn't even pay my loans which are now in default and I haven't seen a tax refund in over three years. DO NOT APPLY TO THIS SCHOOL...DO NOT LET THEM TALK YOU INTO A LOAN OR GRANT. They get paid regardless of what happens to you and you are not their problem."
  • Reviewed: 8/8/2017
  • Degree: Medical Assistant
"WORST SCHOOL DO NOT GO they can not teach the teachers are unfair in specific the so called Mr.V you will hate how ignorant he is , this school will make you do all this book work to then only show you minimal skills and want to let you out to the real world with minor skills."
  • Reviewed: 3/22/2017
  • Degree: Medical Assistant
"I thought going to this school would be a new start for me. I was so wrong. They lie to get you into the school. Then when you graduate you can't find a job. Now I'm in debt because I can't afford to pay loans and my house hold. Wish I would of never went."
  • Reviewed: 1/26/2017
  • Degree: Medical Assistant
"I been going to this school for 3 years now and I been working hard. I did two programs MOA and MA. Now they want to charge me 19,000 for two programs when they suppose to only charge me for 3 extra classes since I was a MOA. Now they saying I never finished my MOA program but the financial aid advisor had messed up telling me I could finish those classes at no additional costs. It turned out this person was a temp and wasn't fit because other people had complained. Now I wasted my time and money on 13 classes but they charging me for like 20 classes. They dropped me several times. Ita ridiculous they be over charging. Plus there equipment was overly used and the arms we uses in phlebotomy was torn and worn out...they wasn't replacing them. Its not fair when you get promised a high education and a job afterwards when you don't really get that out of this.....I dislike it. Plus one teacher didn't know what she was teaching and was wondering why she was placed in the class. She didn't know the material or even tried to learn it. My money has gone to waste and the material I learned wasn't as thorough as I needed it to be. By this time I could have gotten my associates degree at a community college such as Bunker Hill which is cheap and affordable and is also hand on. This school is a rip off. I don't advise anyone to go here. Look into your options before you put yourself in debt. Then you have too much issues with Lincoln tech afterwards. It is terrible."
student at Lincoln Tech
  • Reviewed: 9/19/2016
  • Degree: Medical Assistant
"Hello, to all that are considering to go to Lincoln Tech, bare with me this will be long. First, know that this is what you want to do because it will cost you. Also, research jobs out there, how long it will be around, and where you can work as a MA,LPN, etc. Second do your homework on which Lincoln Tech facilities you are thinking about attending, look into the instructors, and what they are offering. BECAUSE, it is not the case.. they say it is more hands on, that the instructors are there to help you, and that you will get what you put in, if you meet them 120% they will too... EKKKKK WRONG... I myself followed the dress code, code of conduct, and attendance/school work, etc... but where is the help! They offer. As a student all I see and hear is that I have academic freedom OR i don't want teach this class, while some student are lost, sleeping, or on there phones, and/or not have the supplies and say it was a trick to see who is listening. Also, two weeks away from internship NO SITE, and when we have questions, the instructors talk under their breathe saying "that's stupid", while they get mad at the students following a break schedule they made up, and want us to change to the old ones because some instructors don't like it.. or if email to the wrong email address when they multiple email address for school and tell us once and not write it anywhere. Also, when you email with question for test on Thursday and they don't email us, and the test is at 8:30 am, because when your off, they are off????? they do not email on weekend, wait till Monday. How are us to study? You will have to teach yourself most of the time. ANOTHER FUNNY THING IS that they will talk to you when the corporate come to visit you, give you help to cover there butts. This school is all about business (money). So please, do your research and know this is what you want. However, for some this is the only way to feed and rise our family, because we need to start somewhere... I NOT SAYING ALL STUDENTS ARE THE SAME, BUT I AM TALKING ABOUT MYSELF AND INDIVIDUALS LIKE ME. so if Lincoln Tech read this and say yeah whatever they don't know what I'm talking about please look into it further, for future students. Thank you."
  • Reviewed: 7/25/2016
  • Degree: Medical Assistant
"I went in to ask a few questions and walked out signed up to start in 2 months. I was essentially promised a rewarding career and to be making money. After 6 years in retail management, it seemed too good to be true. It was. I had excellent grades and worked hard at school. I never found a job as a medical assistant, could not transfer my credits and the school promised to pay for my certification but never did. Now I owe 10 grand in student loans and I feel like I was cheated. I should have just gone to community college, at least then I could transfer. I am sorry I ever walked through those doors. I'm not going to say I didn't learn anything; I definitely did, but I didn't learn 10 thousand dollars worth."
  • Reviewed: 7/1/2016
  • Degree: Medical Assistant
"Horrible! I would never tell anyone to go here! I was there when they bought out the school before it. They changed everything in the middle of semesters. I was in a big room with two different teachers teaching two different things to two separate classes. I basically learned everything myself!"
Unsatisfied student
  • Reviewed: 5/9/2016
  • Degree: Medical Assistant
"Iam currently attending the Paramus campus and let me tell you , THE WORST , the teacher literally admitted to the student if she/he does not like you they will fail you out of spite , I was also told if work is being due 2 days later & you choose one of the 2 days to be absent for personal reasons they will purposely change the due date of the work to the date you are absent so you can get a 0 , also Iam attending night class and was told that every class during the night class are able to do their work at home & school also but my class , the class Iam currently in is not able to do any work at home . They also recently hired a new professor let me tell you , she's the worst she favors students and if your not in her favor be ready to retake the class ! I DO NOT RECOMMEND THIS SCHOOL TO ANYBODY!"
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  • Reviewed: 1/5/2016
  • Degree: Medical Assistant
"Id say it started off great and I loved it! but now im in my third mod and its ALOT of self teaching! I don't feel like im learning anything at all and I feel like im wasting my time and money =/ its like they'll tell you to go on a website and complete the work that's it! none of the instructors speak good English and if they do they speak way too fast! im just so on the fence of withdrawing myself from the program but at the same time I don't want to start all over elsewhere =/ oh and they treat you like highschoolers if you leave early for whatever reason you may have they will mark you absent for the day!"
  • Reviewed: 12/14/2015
  • Degree: Medical Assistant
"They did not help find employment. The school campus i went to ended up closing and is no longer in hamden. Wondering if thats why i cant find employment because they cant reach anyone i used as a reference. Bad. do not recomend. Go to stone academy!!!!"
  • Reviewed: 2/9/2015
  • Degree: Medical Assistant
"My experience at Lincoln Tech was wonderful. You get to learn a lot of different things,the professors are very nice and very informative. You do a lot of hands on training which is good to learn. I went to Lincoln tech not knowing what I was getting myself into,but I must say that I am happy with the choice of going back to school to take up a trade. Also very satisfied with the school of my choice (LINCOLN TECH)! I completed my 9 month course as a Medical Assistant,went on my externship completed 180 hours. Went on my first interview which was literally a month after completing my externship,and nailed the job! I really don't think I would have been offered the job if I didn't have the experience that I now have. It's been a great 9 months learning new things and meeting new people. I would definitely recommend this school to anyone who is looking to take up a trade. It really helps you out,you have the opportunity to get trained in so many different areas. I am so happy and greatful and humble,everyone doesn't get a chance to go to school to better their lives.If you can you should,trust me you will never regret it! :-)"