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  1. Ann

    Ann New Member

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    Quick question . . .

    Discussion in 'General Writing' started by Ann, Apr 25, 2009.

    Im new to this site (have introduced myself on the newbie forum) and would welcome some advice.

    Im currently comtemplating enrolling for a distance learning course in freelance writing. Has anyone else done a distance course? Would appriciate some feedback on your experiences as dont want to pay out all that money only to be disappointed.

    Ann.x
     
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    Wouldn't be the Writer's Bureau course, would it...?
     
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    There are a lot of scams out there. Research any distance course thoroughly before promising any money or giving out any personal information.
     
  4. Ann

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    Its the London College of Journalism. Its an actual College with real student, which is what attracted me.
     
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    mammamaia nit-picker-in-chief Contributor

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    i can't find a school by exactly that name in a google search, though some folks show up who've supposedly taken courses at same... that's a red flag right off the bat...

    post a link to their site and i'll tell you if it seems legit, or not...
     
  6. Cogito

    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

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    Please do not post links to learning sites, particularly if tat is ALL you have to say about them.

    Do not take it upon yourself to proliferate their advertising.
     
  7. Ann

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    Sorry, got the name wrong. Its the London School of Journalism.
     
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    mammamaia nit-picker-in-chief Contributor

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    Thankyou Mammamaia . . . you've just saved me alot of money. Im now thinking maybe I can learn alot more from this site and the members than a course. Expect to see alot of me on here, bugging people for help and advice!!
     
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    wise move, ann!

    and don't worry about the 'bugging'... that's what we're here for, honeybunch!

    hugs, m
     

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