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Would you go to college if I paid for it?

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Fu no haha. I'm just asking for those who do not plan on rolling with traditional teaching methods, For me, I'd rather spend $20,000 I don't have for a new car. Just my idea. But if someone "ahem" -Bill up here ^- were to foot the bill for any school you want, would you do it?

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RE: Would you go to college if I paid for it?

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RE: Would you go to college if I paid for it?

When I decided to add education to my undergraduate degree I ended up with so much money in scholarship and grants that my school and my meager living expenses were covered. My grades were summa cum laude and I'm good at tests. It's been a kind of saving grace for my life.

Still. I'm done. The only way I would go back to school is if they promised to cover my living expenses FOR LIFE.

However, if I get fired from teaching, again, I might consider it.

I used to just want out of teaching but over these last two years I feel like I've really started making a positive difference for kids who are outside the box or however you want to put it. The crazies and the weirdos. I feel like I'm on a one person mission for these kids. Like I'm the only one in their corner. The kids who positively hate school have been going out of their way to greet me and talk to me. When a kid tells you he feels like you're the only one in the world who cares about him it's pretty incredible. The state can't put a number on that!

Sorry for going off topic.

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Would you go to college if I paid for it?

Possibly...possibly...

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Fuck it, why the hell not?

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Would you go to college if I paid for it?

I would. It would actually make things easier, since I wouldn't have to pay for it and the government wouldn't have to pay for it, at least initially. (It's fucking obscene how the US government is pocketing BILLIONS from crushing student loans.) I'd have incentive not to waste my opportunity, either, due to my benefactor's charity.

Of course, I'd need to prepare first.
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RE: Would you go to college if I paid for it?

Im always up for free money. It kinda helps settle most problems.

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I would.

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RE: Would you go to college if I paid for it?

(03-17-2014 11:57 PM)TheCancer Wrote:  When I decided to add education to my undergraduate degree I ended up with so much money in scholarship and grants that my school and my meager living expenses were covered. My grades were summa cum laude and I'm good at tests. It's been a kind of saving grace for my life.

Still. I'm done. The only way I would go back to school is if they promised to cover my living expenses FOR LIFE.

However, if I get fired from teaching, again, I might consider it.

I used to just want out of teaching but over these last two years I feel like I've really started making a positive difference for kids who are outside the box or however you want to put it. The crazies and the weirdos. I feel like I'm on a one person mission for these kids. Like I'm the only one in their corner. The kids who positively hate school have been going out of their way to greet me and talk to me. When a kid tells you he feels like you're the only one in the world who cares about him it's pretty incredible. The state can't put a number on that!

Sorry for going off topic.

That's really awesome of you! Tell me though, how much can you really do freely in a state school (I'm assuming you work at one) I'd like to work at private or charter's.
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Free college degree? Can't say no to that.
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RE: Would you go to college if I paid for it?

"That's really awesome of you! Tell me though, how much can you really do freely in a state school (I'm assuming you work at one) I'd like to work at private or charter's."

Yeah. I'm a public school teacher. Sometimes you just have to ignore their rules.

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RE: Would you go to college if I paid for it?

college is quite possibly the most useful bit of education. Since you can actually go and learn what you want to. And you'll be doing that. While getting a fancy paper that tells others you earned that.

Except the problem is students being hurled into a mountain of student loan debt and then not being able to find a job for whatever reason.

So yeah, I'd take it. I'd definitely take it. Learn stuff I actually care about and not be suffocated under years of debt? Why not?

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Would you go to college if I paid for it?

If I can do it in any country in the world and have all expenses paid for... maybe. Could be interesting.

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Nope. Hell no.
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(03-19-2014 04:49 AM)Gwedin Wrote:  Nope. Hell no.

What if we paid for your education at the Arcane University?

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I wouldn't go to college. I don't need it.

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