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    She actually pulled it off

    The eldest girl just found out that she is getting an academic scholarship to her first choice school. Full ride, tuition+room/board. Looks like everything but the books. And she hasn't filled out the FAFSA yet...
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    Good for her.... and you...

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    Gee WOW Hurray!

    That's so great! I hope you tell 100 times how great that is. I always had to work so I could pay a few k's every semester... and that was WITH the fafsa.

    Now you just need to get a .50 caliber and head-shot-snipe any boys that might derail the plan.

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    Congrats to her!! And to your wallet...
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    Thanks goodness. From the title I thought it was some Lorena Bobbitt type story.

    BTW, congrats.
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    That's super de dooper! So you won't have to quit eating Ramen and buy cheap dog food, eh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RubenX View Post
    Gee WOW Hurray!

    That's so great! I hope you tell 100 times how great that is. I always had to work so I could pay a few k's every semester... and that was WITH the fafsa.

    Now you just need to get a .50 caliber and head-shot-snipe any boys that might derail the plan.
    She really hasn't had that much time to socialize, what with all the studying, the debate tournaments, robotic competitions, and I think she's supposed to be in a musical before the year is out.

    As for the boys, apparently I can be rather intimidating, physically, without even realizing it. And any and all prospectives have to watch the movie "Teeth".
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    How awesome for you both!!!! She obviously worked hard and deserves it. Now your charge - to make sure she doesn't mess it up and lose it!
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    nicely done - now go buy her a car! :-)
    cycling is like baseball ~ it doesn't take much to make it interesting

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    Excellent!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
    nicely done - now go buy her a car! :-)
    She knows the only way she'll get a car is if she buys it herself. We might go in half on a motorcycle/scooter, though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tude View Post
    Excellent!
    Hey, a year ago, she really wanted to be in your neck of the woods- R.I.T., but now she'll be staying in state (OK).
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    cycling is like baseball ~ it doesn't take much to make it interesting

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    Quote Originally Posted by no1mad View Post
    She knows the only way she'll get a car is if she buys it herself. We might go in half on a motorcycle/scooter, though.
    I'd highly recommend the Motorcycle Safety Course if you go that route. I took it after having my license for 10+ years and wish I'd taken it right away. I learned plenty.
    Oh, and congrats to you both.

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    Congratulations to her.

    You can get a nice bike with the money that you don't have to spend on college.
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