I've read all the other forums and got my info off the HES website. I want to know your opinion on students of HES and if my situation is worth putting my time and money.
I'm really attracted to the flexibility that the program gives, since I work full time. But some background on myself....
I graduated high school in 2012 and never went to college because my GPA was 1.9 and I never took SAT's. This wasn't due to the lack of education I had, I just dealt with a lot of medical problems in high school and was never in school. I do hold a HS Diploma though. During my HS time I took honors and AP courses so I feel like if I work harder than ever I can handle the HES classes. I also never went to community college and it is still very difficult for me to try and attend one because I couldn't afford the tuition and never was eligible for FASFA since I'm in a gray area where my mom made too much money and we didn't have enough money together to pay for classes. I just moved to MA from CA and I'm considered out of state still so I can't go to any community colleges here.
My new job pays well and I would be able to afford the classes at HES (cheaper than community college out of state, which is crazy) and attend them since they are at night or online. Am I wasting my time and money for my situation and background on HES? I'm planning on doing a bachelors of liberal arts in Dramatic arts with a minor in English or creative writing. I do not plan to get a masters degree after I would just really love the opportunity to finally expand my knowledge and experience college.
Also what is your opinion on HES students, are they still considered Harvard students or not? I don't plan on going around saying I'm going to be a Harvard grad because let's face it, I didn't earn that, but I would say I'm a student of HES. Just curious... thanks.