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I strongly suggest that anyone considering the Anderson School for medical transciption at home think twice! This school is set up for people who already are very familiar with all medical terminology. Most everyone is accepted, but, you will not be able to graduate without a 96% grade on every assessment. They are counting on most students dropping out as a way to make money. The cost is twice as much or more than many of the other schools. The teachers will not answer student questions as students are already expected to know what they are doing. This is posted by a past student who was very dissatisfied with this non accredited school.
Feel free to contact me with specific questions about my experience with them.

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No doubt that MT training is not one size fits all! Don't let a poor experience keep you from pursuing your goals. I work for an organization that teaches a course in Medical Transcription which is all online and geared for blind and visually impaired individuals. We also offer free pre-screening. These results are used to generate a "to do" list, so that when classes begin you have all the basic computer and grammar skills ready to go! If you'd like more information on this training program, contact The Lighthouse of Houston at

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The National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute offers courses in literary, mathematics, and music transcribing as well as literary and mathematics proofreading for Library of Congress certification.

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Gee, since you didn't get the name of the school correct, and you misspelled the word "transcription," it's no wonder you couldn't cut it. This happens to be an excellent school, one of the best in the nation for medical transcription. It has been in service for about 20 years and has the best medical transcription instructors in the country. Of course, if a person cheats on the prescreening test before being enrolled, since it's on the HONOR SYSTEM, that can hardly be blamed on the school. One only need look at the hundreds of successful graduates from that school who are now working to judge the quality. "By their fruits ye shall know them."

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