you're out of high school now, right?
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Subject: you're out of high school now, right?
Date: 7/23/2002 11:21:13 AM (GMT-7)
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In Reply to: Wow, maybe I should go to college posted by
If you're even halfway serious about that, go talk to a course counselor at a local community college. I've had several friends go that route on a "2/3" schedule or similar (two weekdays of classes, three weekdays to work at your job or whatever).
You can get your general ed-type requirements out of the way and pay for it as you go, and then decide if you want to finish a degree at the community college, or transfer to a university.
The advantage is that if you plan well, you can get a good start toward a degree program without having to take out any loans (although you should fill out the "Federal Application for Student Financial Aid" -- FAFSA -- paperwork every year, just in case).
Then if you do decide to carry it through, and have maintained a decent GPA, you're in a very good position to apply elsewhere (and possibly receive more scholarship or grant-based aid money).
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