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Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by Slow&Delirious, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. Slow&Delirious

    Slow&Delirious isn't fast or furious

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    So i started the STEP program in orlando this morning, and i am so frustraded trying to learn all these abbrevations and class designations. The material (books) they gave us and the online sites have tons of abbrevations and I have to memorize them all by monday, gah!

    anyone else been thru STEP?

    I did get a LapTop and a book bag for free, so thats kinda cool
     
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    92stoccord Big Member VIP

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    What is this STEP you speak of?
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    If you're anything like me repetition in writing/typing things out helps out REALLY well in memorization.

    Type them all out in here so I know what the fuck you're talking about in the first place. :p

    You'll kill two birds with one stone.
     
  4. Slow&Delirious

    Slow&Delirious isn't fast or furious

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    BMW STEP, its a program you get accepted into that starts you out as a Master BMW tech after graduation and 2 years of expirence.

    The acronyms are hard to find, I have a list of over 200 but 75% of the ones my homework wants i have been having to find on the web
     
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    92stoccord Big Member VIP

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    Damn, good luck with that. I tell you, I was a master at changing the brakes on my 318.
     
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    Slow&Delirious isn't fast or furious

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    Thanks, I like Beamers but, everything technical about them seems more complicated than it needs to be. Every thing is in german and doesnt always convert over to english and still make sense.
    I am in a class of 16 and i would say 10 of them drive Beamers. I am the only honda guy and my friend peter has a IS300, everyone else is a die hard beamer fan
     
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    92stoccord Big Member VIP

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    I tell you, I really wish I still had mine. Trading it for that piece of shit truck was a big mistake, but that's what got me into the rat style, so I guess it wasn't all bad, but that was the nicest car I've owned. I know I'm only 18 and poor as hell, but it was so nice. Maybe it's just the memories that made it, but that's the one that got away.
     
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    95b16coupe New Member

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    flash cards

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    eg'sforlife New Member

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    wow your just starting i would have thought you would have already started....
    ^2 on the flash cards
     
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    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    Try working for the military... acronym soup.
     
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    dveit Well-Known Member VIP

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    :werd:

    Some of the meetings I have to sit through every other word will be an acronym.
     
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    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    I look through some of the emails that I write at work... and wonder how anyone without an acronym dictionary could understand them. I guess it doesn't matter though- if people outside the company get them, then we're in trouble!
     
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    Slow&Delirious isn't fast or furious

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    flash cards will help when the test comes up, right now they just want us to find the meanings to each and everyone.
    (side note---- never been to flordia, but orlando is freaking awesome!!!!)
     
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    How has the program been treating you so far? I just got accepted into STEP starting in a few months and I was wondering if it is as difficult as people say? Is it the 4-5 hours a day that they say it is?



     
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    94H_Ex Under employed

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    Exactly where is this BMW program? Universal Technical Institutes BMW program isn't exactly the easiest classes to get into as well.
     
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    Beamers are motorcycles.
    Bimmers are cars.

    at least get that right if you're going to be working on them :D
     
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    Weird, I never realized there was a difference.
     
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    Beamers, Bimmers, Reamers, Rimmers. Same difference.
     
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    Airjockie Watanabe Whore!!!

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    You can train at the UTI in Phoenix or Orlando, or you can go to the factory training centers in Ontario CA or Woodcliff Lake NJ. I think a technical school somewhere in Ohio has STEP too, but I'm unsure. The criteria to get into the program is the same regardless of where you go. BMW just rents the space at UTI and the other schools to hold it there.

    BMW STEP Program
     
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