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Am I Too Old?

I have done a little bit of everything in my working life, worked on the farm with the best mechanic I know, My Pop, a 779 Vicon Dragkine, managed a plant nursery, supervised a landscape crew and for the past 18 years i have worked on high speed envelope converting eqipment. I am 45 now and wondering if I am too old to go back to school. I am considering going to NADC to study Diesel Mechanics. What do you guys think?

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your never too old to go back to school. I had a 65 year old man in one of my Engineering classes
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I have done a little bit of everything in my working life, worked on the farm with the best mechanic I know, My Pop, a 779 Vicon Dragkine, managed a plant nursery, supervised a landscape crew and for the past 18 years i have worked on high speed envelope converting eqipment. I am 45 now and wondering if I am too old to go back to school. I am considering going to NADC to study Diesel Mechanics. What do you guys think?
Chris, I'm 49, and I'm going back to school this fall.
You're not too old.

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Russ (rdc) is going to law school. I'm not sure how old he is but he's up there.

Me><Russ

Edit: I guess I'm too slow. The old man was faster.

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I have worked nights for all of those 18 years and now I work 12 hr shifts. Thank You for the encouragement. I have got to get off night someday, someway!

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Russ (rdc) is going to law school. I'm not sure how old he is but he's up there.

Me><Russ

Edit: I guess I'm too slow. The old man was faster. :
See that Chris? Age beats youth!


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Russ (rdc) is going to law school. I'm not sure how old he is but he's up there.

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Edit: I guess I'm too slow. The old man was faster.
man...thats sad you let old man river beat you

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