yes, zero. my poor old dad, he's nearly 60 and works 2 jobs/12 hour days and still cant make ends meet. i was accepted as a transfer student (spring 2005) to USC and have every intention of going. i was at uc irvine for the past two years and i can no longer stand california's public education system that finds a way to screw from every angle. besides, it seemed like the only feasable option. i recieved no aid from uci, mostly because my dad couldnt fork over his 2003 corperate tax returns in time(he doesnt have to turn them until november instead of april). debt has consumed most assets, except maybe for our house which we may be forced to sell. mom is dying of MS.
i worked all of my first year and took out 10k in loans for yr 2. while my financial aid package hasnt been prepared yet by USC for this coming spring term, i cant help expecting the worst.
additional debt is no longer an option. my GPA is marginal (3.3). i am a pakistani-american male. 20 yrs old. i am considering ROTC and other avenues for financial aid.
besides scholarships, what other options may i be able to consider?
what may be good places to search for aid/scholarships, particular to my situation?
by the way, i have every intention to attend grad school, thats why i detest taking on more debt as an undergrad.