Originally Posted by Shok_Tinoktin
In AOTC, Yoda refers to Dooku as "My old padawan". Did he just mean this because he was a student at the temple, or did he take him on as an apprentice?
Dooku was Yodas apprentice, thats what a Padawan is. Students at the temple are Younglings until they are 13 and then they are chosen by a Jedi Knight to be their Padawan.