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Old 02-22-10, 09:43 PM   #1
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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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Old 02-22-10, 09:47 PM   #2
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Good for her.... and you...
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Old 02-22-10, 09:50 PM   #3
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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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Old 02-22-10, 10:07 PM   #4
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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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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! :-)
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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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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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Old 02-24-10, 07:39 AM   #15
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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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