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I've attempted to attend college a few times. I did grauated a 2 year program for bench jeweler skills, (first in my family to complete any higher education degree) but aftwards found the job market didn't pay more than minimum wages. I've tried a few times to finish a BA degree, but I feel so overwhelmed by working too many hours to live and attending college. For me it's the money balance and being able to concentrate on college work. I admire those that can work full time and complete a college degree, but I am not one of those people. I wish there was more financial help and support while taking this leap to better yourself. Maybe there is support out there that I don't know about. I'm scared to barrow the money to live while attending college because of hearing how difficult finding a job is and that late payments will ruin my credit when not paid on the banks terms.
What help is out there? Saying they want 40% is a nice idea, but what assistance will the state provide to make this happen? What is available now? I'm one of those people that will take on this challenge, but I need assistance and information that will help me be successful.
posted 4 years ago
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