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Are these colleges worth it? Opinions and/or ideas.

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Replies to: Are these colleges worth it? Opinions and/or ideas.

  • MYOS1634MYOS1634 Registered User Posts: 29,764 Senior Member
    Hm, it's very likely "their desires" are marketing materials they send through a third party to all students who meet specific GPA/test score/geographic criteria.
    Have you talked to an admission officer (not a student worker in the admission office) at these schools? Have you received written confirmation from that officer about whatever you talked about?
    Have you run the NPC on each and every one of them (each college calculates differently)?
    Does your school have Naviance?
    Have you looked into the colleges suggested on this thread yet? If so, can you list net price for each+ eaxh from your list?
  • devinvolden1devinvolden1 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    Their desires...as in, like, my grandparents. Not schools, so. Yeah.
  • glittervineglittervine Registered User Posts: 187 Junior Member
    @MYOS1634 means that your grandparents' desires probably have to do with colleges' marketing, not the actual quality or personal fit of the school.
  • devinvolden1devinvolden1 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    I'm trying to say, financially, I know what they're willing to do. They said they'll help, and they don't care where I go to school, it's just what I want. I know what their desires are regarding how much to spend. They dont want to me to go to any college in particular, just somewhere I want to go.
  • intparentintparent Registered User Posts: 27,992 Senior Member
    As long as they have a quarter of a million dollars for it (and they might), then you really don't need to worry much about it.
  • MYOS1634MYOS1634 Registered User Posts: 29,764 Senior Member
    Ok, so what's their monthly or annual college budget from income+savings?
    Do you have a job?
    For us to estimate if any of these is "worth it" we need to know the net price you got when you ran the NPC for each, can you list that below so that we can estimate value ("bang for the buck") or ROI for you?
  • MYOS1634MYOS1634 Registered User Posts: 29,764 Senior Member
    Ok, so what's their monthly or annual college budget from income+savings?
    Do you have a job?
    For us to estimate if any of these is "worth it" we need to know the net price you got when you ran the NPC for each, can you list that below so that we can estimate value ("bang for the buck") or ROI for you?
  • devinvolden1devinvolden1 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    I'm so dumb, I totally misworded that. That makes so much sense. I'm sorry. I mean "worth it" as in academic wise, and are they good schools, are there any on my list I'm wasting my time with, etc. I'm sorry, it wasn't the best word choice.
  • moooopmoooop Registered User Posts: 1,495 Senior Member
    You're not dumb...it's not easy to get precise & subtle points across in a few sentences. But it's good practice for making your writing clear & exact.
  • MYOS1634MYOS1634 Registered User Posts: 29,764 Senior Member
    Costs factor in. "Worth it" means value as well as fit and appropriate for stats.
    Please provide NPC results.
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