It was weird, with the financial aid report coming up well, and impressive meeting with the academicians- the deal was done and before I knew it- I had signed over the next 4 years (lord willing) of my daughter’ s academic and social life. It was cool running into another kid who we have known since they were in kindergarten together and thru the Brownies, etc. And here they are all grown up. Next stop was of course to the STudent Bookstore where I got sticker shock at textbook prices of $150(I had spent most of my college career with “borrowed” books. Princess Nomads’ biggest decision was whether to buy the black or the grey sweatshirts- obvious answer- she bought both ! But hey, she’s happy, it’s a good school that has the business and marinating track she likes- and it’s affordable. We gotta com e up with a couple of grand in august and a couple more in February- The other $26, grand is scholarships. We can go a couple of $2000 payments a year- that is about our best case scenario what was happened. We don't have to borrow money- and that's a huge relief too, since there's more than enough red bills coming to me every month. already.
And… she’s bringing 22 college credits from advance placement classes she’s taken in high school. So, that is going take a semester off- so we’re saving a half year for her (and she wants to crank out a law degree and those Law schools are big time expensive. And the college is 5 miles from our house so it; itll take the rent and food headaches away.
Good Job Princess Nomad!