Originally Posted by J Diddy
I hate to break it to you, but when I said it, it did make sense. That being said I kind of regret it, especially if he's having a hardship. For that I apologize--to him.
To you, however, you're not very bright. You know nothing of my situation but choose to speculate. Simple bit of advice from ol honest Abe: "Better to be silent and thought of as a fool then to speak out and remove all doubt."
Pitt State is a fine school and one I can afford, grad school will be a different story.
Is the government covering any of your expenses going back to school? Not trying to be a smartass, but with the huge influx of money from the goverment, I'm sure all kinds of new programs started up. And I don't really have a problem with it if certain criteria are met. Hell I probably would have never went to college if my old man wasn't teaching there and it was basically free.
My ex-brother-in-law went back at an age a little older than you and got his Masters Degree after starting his position with a 2 year technical degree. Had a ton of respect for him as he was still working full-time, but he was fortunate enough to have his company pay his way. Not sure how he did it with a wife and 2 young kids. I had a hard enough time just working full-time and going to school in my late teens and early twenties for my BA