Ive been reading alot of negative things about Pan Am for a few months. I still decided to attend and I am currently very satisfied with my training. I am currently just finishing my PPL. I have gone over the on PPL guideline by about 15 hours. So I guess Im a little over budget but nothing to drastic. I am very satisfied with my instructor also who I feel plays a large role in how you feel about Pan Am. To follow the PPL syllabus exact is pretty hard at least for me I had my share of RT's. But nobody said learning to fly is cheap or easy. Everyone learns at a different pace. Im about in the middle for my class that started. I see a lot of gripes with the administration but here at DVT they have been very gracious to me. I had to take a leave of absence for a few weeks and it was sudden I left on the same day and they told me to take all the time I need and I could pick up where I left of when I get back. So I feel the admin cares about me as a student at least in my case. Im not sure what it was like a few years ago but I dont see any real problems. My briefing times are not outrageous my instructor gives me my moneys worth easily. This is just my story so far. Please dont bash this post because I always hear on this board how you want a current students opinion. I feel my decision to attend Pan Am was a good choice. Ive also asked about being hired as a CFI after my training and I was told by my instructor who I trust quite a bit that he's only seen one student not get hired to be a CFI at PanAm.