Here's my deal. I started flying in Part 61 for my private...went to FSI for everything else through my CFII and got hired there around 9/11. Ended up waiting too long for standardization and moved back to Minnesota and instructed at a local FBO until January. I've been away from it for since then and now wanna get back into it but not drag it out. I have 700 total and 60 multi (no degree as of yet) and am trying to decide whether the type rating in a CRJ 200 that Regiona Airline Academy promises will make me more marketable even to airlines outside of there alliances. Or if I should got to ATP grab and MEI, buy enough multi time to get me over that 100mark and rely have a buddy of mine who is friends with the chief pilot at Mesaba throw it on his desk? is 750/and 100 enough with an in house recommendation or do I need to hit 1000 realisticaly? It's definately a lot cheaper going with plan B.