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Planning a Road Trip? Top Tips to Read Before Hitting the Road

With the rising cost of air travel and sometimes questionable customer service making headlines, a good old-fashioned road trip is making a comeback! After all, what’s a better way to explore the open road than actually being on the road itself. Before you head on down the highway, check out these top tips for making your next big adventure the

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The Best Kind of Wiper Fluid for Your Vehicle

It’s safe to say that keeping your line of sight clear when you’re driving is not just a good idea, it’s a necessity. That’s why it’s important to take ordinary maintenance tasks seriously, like choosing the right windshield wiper fluid. Getting to where you’re going requires more than just four wheels and an engine. If you’ve ever seen a windshield

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Diesel Tech Graduates Can Now Take the Diesel Advanced Technology Education (DATE) Master Technician Program

We are proud to announce that J-Tech is now one of three schools in the US that offers the Mack DATE Master Technician Program! Skills learned in this program include powertrains, electrical and electronic systems, chassis components, software, engine diagnosis and repair, and theoretical training. The DATE Master Technician program is available for a student after graduating from the Diesel

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Why Technical Schools are Becoming the School of Choice

It’s safe to say that the world of higher education has changed. Yes, it’s a whole new world of online courses and virtual classrooms where students can get an education without ever leaving the house! But perhaps the biggest change, is the idea that a bachelor’s degree from a four-year university is your best option for a successful future. Instead,

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J-Tech’s 2019 Commencement FAQ

Who: All students who will meet graduation requirements on, or prior to, September 6, 2019 who have notified the institution that they will be participating and any former graduates who have provided notification. When: Friday, June 28, 2019 at 6:30pm Where: Times Union Center for the Performing Arts Jacoby Theater 300 Water StreetJacksonville, FL 32202 How do I get to

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Spark Plugs: Problems and Solutions

Out of all the moving parts that make a car run, it’s safe to say that spark plugs are one of the most important. After all, it’s the spark that ignites the fuel in a gasoline combustion engine and without it you’re going nowhere. So, understanding how your spark plugs work and how to maintain them, is pretty crucial. To

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5 Reasons Why the Automotive Industry Might Be for You

When you were 7 years old, you tried to put wheels on your sister’s Easy-Bake Oven. By the time you were 10, you were disassembling her blow dryer and taking the vacuum cleaner apart. At 14, your dad was asking you to fix the motor on the lawn mower. Which you did. Yes, it’s safe to say, that some people

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World’s Fastest Cars

A love for fast cars might not always make sense to the average driver. Especially when you consider the maximum speed limit around the world averages around 75 mph, with only two no speed-limit areas in the entire world;

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Introducing: J-Tech Veteran’s Group

We are proud to introduce J-Tech’s Veterans Group! This group was established to allow those that have served this country to be recognized and to lend a hand to the surrounding community of Jacksonville, FL. Charity events, workshops, speaking engagements, etc. will be held throughout the year to help support our local community and Veteran student population. Possible events include

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