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11/28/2018
College and a Husband... Both by Chance I graduated in the top ten of my high school class, and was accepted into my first choice expensive private college. However, the financial aid package still meant I could not afford to attend this school without going into major debt. More >>

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07/24/2018
Who Pays for College? By dumb luck, I was able to pay for my own college. I was only 17 when I started college. Since I didn't like school, my first thought was to go during the summers. If I went during the summer, I could get it over with faster. Then I thought, I don't want to be 20 years old and working full time... More >>

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07/11/2018
The Mental Workout Of A Lifetime I graduated in 1968, after a New York State Regents scholarship paid for my entire education. I also worked summers to pay for books and to help at home, as my dad was disabled... More >>

Tags: AcademicsCollegeEducationFinancesHigher educationParentingSAHM stay-at-home mom
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05/01/2018
College and a Husband... Both by Chance I graduated in the top ten of my high school class, and was accepted into my first choice expensive private college. However, the financial aid package still meant I could not afford to attend this school without going into major debt. More >>

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04/23/2018
Who Pays for College? By dumb luck, I was able to pay for my own college. I was only 17 when I started college. Since I didn't like school, my first thought was to go during the summers. If I went during the summer, I could get it over with faster. Then I thought, I don't want to be 20 years old and working full time... More >>

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01/23/2018
The Mental Workout of a Lifetime I graduated in 1968, after a New York State Regents scholarship paid for my entire education. I also worked summers to pay for books and to help at home as my dad was disabled. More >>

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04/27/2017
College and a Husband... Both by Chance I graduated in the top ten of my high school class, and was accepted into my first choice expensive private college. However, the financial aid package still meant I could not afford to attend this school without going into major debt. More >>

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10/31/2012
Not Being Ready for College-- or Life! I am a high school teacher. I serve on a committee that works with parents to encourage struggling students so they have a better chance to graduate, thus improving their later quality of life. I'd like to tell you about a recent meeting with 'Jane'... More >>

Tags: AttitudeBehaviorCollegeEducationHigher educationMotivationPersonal ResponsibilitySchoolStay-at-Home MomStudentsValues
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10/31/2012
Are SAT and ACT Good Measures? ...In many of the cases where I have had to deal with students making poor grades, there were low test scores in their records. But, I have had many poor students who had higher scores. They were not applying themselves or had taken on too many responsibilities. More >>

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10/12/2012
Who Pays for College? I was only 17 when I started college, and since I didn't like school, my first thought was to go during the summers, too, to get it over with. Then I thought, I don't want to be 20 years old and working full time. So I decided to go 'co-op'... More >>

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