I spent the first thirteen years of my life across the street from a pretty good university. Then I moved to a place half an hour away, and hated it. My goal was just to get out. I was going to use college as my excuse to
'accidentally lose contact" with a lot of people and get out of family obligations and guilt. Basically, I wanted to get away.
Now, deposits are due in just a few days. I've been wait listed at my first choice, and accepted into a school across the country as well as the one I grew up next to. I want to go to the one across the country, but I'm not sure about affording it. The other school has given me a scholarship that will pay for most of the tuition, as well as offering me a brand new macbook.
I'm trying to accept the fact that I'll probably not be going to the out of state school. I will be getting out of the town I live in now, but I'm not exactly leaving the area or going anywhere new. The school is really good, especially for what I want to go into, so I almost feel guilty about not wanting to attend. Does anyone have any advice for dealing with this? Or should I just accept mountains of debt to go OOS?