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okay soo my 17 year old didn't apply to college because she was chronically ill and having issues when people were putting applications in now she can't get in any where until next year and shes and i our upset i understand why ofcourse. But its not like she didn't apply because she forgot. she didnt because we were busy with mris and seeing if she would lose mobility in her body. *sighs* idk what to do she needs to take her sat or act again she only got like a 1040 which is low and thats fine because iam sure she do better since theres less health drama. We went to sdsu and there not taking anyone till next year and i dont have money for a private school and she doens't want to do community soo what do i do moms???????

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:48 AM on Jul. 8, 2008 in General Parenting

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  • HOw about starting out on line???? Most colleges on line offer classes to begin taking, start there and see what you can come across; Good Luck!!!!!

    Answer by Deanna14 at 3:38 AM on Jul. 8, 2008

  • Why not spend a year working to save for tuition? It's not a big deal that she goes late.

    Answer by elleinad at 4:46 AM on Jul. 8, 2008

  • Try a online class to keep her goin with school it is hard when you get out to go back. have her work part time try a votech school for some college credits or a comuity college just to show her you might not always get what you want but sometimes you have to take what chances you are given. On line courses can be an option.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:02 AM on Jul. 8, 2008

  • How about community college?

    Answer by slw123 at 8:57 AM on Jul. 8, 2008

  • Well, point out to her that it will be easier for her to get into the college of her choice as a Sophomore. Colleges are very picky about the Freshman class and have a HUGE pool of applicants wanting in. Some of those Freshmen will drop out, some will flunk out. That leaves spots in the Sophomore class open for people who already have a proven college track record.

    She can take some of her core courses online or she can take them at a communtiy college. If she goes to community college she can take a wide variety of classes "just for fun" - things she wouldn't take otherwise like pottery, creative writing, photography. Classes like these are hard to do online.

    Answer by kaycee14 at 12:08 PM on Jul. 8, 2008

  • I know you said she doesn't want to go to Community college but you have to deal with what you have. Community is a great, way less expensive way to knock the basic math and english crap out of the way. All the classes you HAVE to take before you can persue your chosen field classes. I spent a fortune on college my first 2 yrs and all my classes were required units. It would have been 3 times less expensive to do it at Community. You mentioned SDSU. Are you closer to Cuyamaca, Palomar, San Marcos..all good community colleges in SD

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 12:40 PM on Jul. 8, 2008

  • I understand her not wanting to go to community college. She could try to get into an online school. The have University of Pheonix online. Many of these are real, high quality schools. The only other option, that I can see, is for her to start community college, and get her basic classes out of the way. She can work on these, and then transfer to a university next year.

    Answer by catlee2127 at 2:15 PM on Jul. 8, 2008

  • If I cld choose a best wld be...kaycee14
    Very good input!!!!

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:58 PM on Jul. 8, 2008

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