18 year old having to pay for community college by herself... any tips/guidance?
So I am 18 and moved on this summer on my own. Luckily I have a friend who pays for housing, electricity, and water, but I am completely on my own as far as college is concerned. I am planning on either going to my local community college or taking online classes. Which would you suggest? I'm considering becoming a Vet Tech. I looked at online colleges and found Owens and Foster. Anyone take those before? As for college in general, are there any types of things I can do? Like apply for a Fafsa or grants? my parents refused to help me with college, and I'm a little scared, but they always held things over my head and made me feel like I can't do anything without them. I feel as though I should get away rather than to stay. Please don't hate on me. I'm just a scared 18 year old who needs help with financial guidance. I have about 2500 right now, but I also need to buy a car. So should I hold off on the car or buy a car and then work on paying college? i also have a steady job
Asked By: Rose - 6/15/2012
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You can file for FAFSA but you'd need your parents income information EVEN though you don't live with them. So, from the sound of it, that may be a problem... More
Answered By: Folle Amoureuse - 6/15/2012
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I wish I was where u r at & im a few years older. If u buy a car,here's my take. used car cost u approx a lucky $1200,car registration cost approx $700 depending ur state,gas $5 a gallon,smog check $100,oil change,water,coolant or radiater fluid,tires, all that is a Tune Up at a car service place will cost. Then the... More
Answered By: Amphibio - 6/15/2012
Many online colleges are scams be very careful. Try looking for a local college that offers classes on a campus and online. Once you choose a college go to their financial aid office. They should be willing to help get everything together that you need to get student loans or maybe even apply for a scholarship. Go now... More
Answered By: MaryAnn - 6/15/2012
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Answered By: Power Rangers Unite! :) - 6/15/2012
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