I made the decision, I'm off to college!

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by Iowa Roo Mom, Jun 12, 2009.

  1. Iowa Roo Mom

    Iowa Roo Mom Resistance Is Futile

    Apr 30, 2009
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    I posted a few weeks ago about wanting to go back to college, and that I had applied and gotted accepted to a wonderful four year school (for my bachelor's of science in nursing) Well, the only problem was that it was going to cost $21,000 a year. Well, I filled out the financial aid forms and finally got my "awards letter" from the college last week. I was a bit discouraged at first because the perliminary estimated stuff showed I wouldn't get a PELL grant- and I didn't. I did, however, get $10,000 from other grants and work study (for the 2009-2010 year) I am so excited! Now I am just asking myself all kinds of questions- am I smart enough? Can I really do this? I graduated HS over 7 years ago! [​IMG] I bet I'll have an ulcer before August! Anyways, I just wanted to share! I've prayed about this for months, and God truly does answer our prayers! [​IMG]
     
  2. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

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    Yes, you can do this! Congratulations on your decision and getting the grant money. It will be tough, but you can do it. Way to go!
     
  3. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

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    I just started classes for the same thing! Well, I am going one step further and going for my CNPA(certified nurse practicioner anesthetist). I just started and was behind because I couldn't get the financials fixed in time, still doing great. You can do it, I've been out of HS since '91.......it's like riding a bike [​IMG]
     
  4. Chickenmaven

    Chickenmaven Songster

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    "Non-traditional"students are the best! I teach at a community college part-time & love to see grown-up people the first day of class.
    Good luck to you!
     
  5. Dar

    Dar Crowing

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    go for it you can do it!!!

    I thought the same thing.

    I was told by my highschool teachers years ago..(17 yrs ago) that I was not smart enough to go to colllege.

    well I finished my Nursing deg. last year! (top of my class I will add)
     
  6. Rolsjo

    Rolsjo Songster

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    Good for you! Of course you can do this!

    On a side note, you're never too old to go back to school. My mom and I graduated from the college the same year. Then she went to grad school.
     
  7. Freckle Face Farm

    Freckle Face Farm Songster

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    You can do it if you where smart enough to finish school you'll be great in college..My sister is 42 and taking college classes she just got her GED i am soo proud and so is she... Good luck!! [​IMG]
     

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