More Insentive to go to Humber

Discussion in 'General Culinary School Discussions' started by headless chicken, Jul 24, 2003.

  1. headless chicken

    headless chicken

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    THIS IS SO FREAKING UNBELIEVABLE!!!

    For 4 weeks, I was calling George Brown up to as how and when I can apply for chef training as a returning student and I never recieved a response. I emailed them and they responded in 3 days and I quote "Returning student packages are being sent out in July. You can then register and pay your fees."

    I emailed and called them up again today for a status on this so called package. Now they say I have to apply through OCAS and the chef training course was filled up 2 months ago but last I checked (which was less then 2 months ago) the status of the chef training course was Waiting List...WTF!!!

    I'm so tempted to just switch to Humber College...I've gone through a lot of BS with GBC last year just to get in and now they're doing it again x3. I can't go back in September for chef training, earliest I can return is January and I'll still have to pay full tuitions even though I won't be needing most of the classes like nutrition, business comm, basic computers, general education, etc.

    Going to GBC was a big mistake for many reasons both personal and professional.
     
  2. anneke

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    Go to Humber. Please. I probably wouldn't hire a student from GBC.
     
  3. headless chicken

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    Done, I've just filed in an application for Humber Chef training coarse in September through OCAS.
     
  4. anneke

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    Great!

    In the meantime, try to get some summer hours in a restaurant on the savoury side. Things are really picking up everywhere. Try on the Mount-Pleasant strip; I've noticed increased activity there.
     
  5. headless chicken

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    Thanks for the heads up on that...I don't live too far from Mount Pleasant either which will make traveling pretty easy for me.
     
  6. chefhogan

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    If your resume reads GBC, then I hire you for the dish pit! Humber is by far the better choice and will look better on your resume to boot. I have yet to see ONE god Chef come out of GBC.
    Hogan
     
  7. mirepoix man

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    Why such a backalsh on GBC...curious to find out, especially knowing at least one GBC grad on this board!
     
  8. headless chicken

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    GBC has given me a lot of crap even before getting into school...
    there was 1 instance where I wanted to pay 1/2 my tuitions in 1st semester then the other 1/2 in second...for some reason, they charged me full tuitions to my credit cards and then some (nearly $3000...WTF WAS THAT?)
    I also went through a big fiascle with their financial dept. about getting OSAP. 3 weeks of their crap there and I just gave up and paid with what I had.

    Basically, their programs are decent with good facilities, but their administration dept. are full of money bagging morons.

    P.S. who else do you know here is a GBC grad?
     
  9. chefhogan

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    I agree, GBC is a money hungry institution, whom cares not for the proper education of their students. A Chef is an individual whos craft is as individual as himself, thats not something GBC can teach when their course is designed for the masses not the individual.