UT is my dream school. I’m going for poly science/government. My dilemma is my husband lives here in Houston and won’t be able to move to Austin with me for atleast a semester because of his job. Basically I wanted to get opinions on if doing long distance marriage is worth the opportunity to study at UT.
Me: 23 married to a 23 year old welder. We live in Houston Texas and I finished my associates this year with a 4.0 gpa and many extracurriculars and job experiences. I took some time to travel after high school because in high school I was overalls studious and needed a break. My husband is a welder/fabricator and currently has a stable job. There are many jobs in Austin doing what he does, making the same amount of money. However it will take some time to acquire said job and he will be leaving behind the stability he had gotten from working at this one so long. Our lease just ended so we were getting a new apartment and the plan was to go to UH for two years.
But I go into my dream school yesterday for the spring.
UH: stable. Near our extended family. Already have living situation planned out. No long distance. I could throw myself into UH and make the best of it. I could get a great gpa and internship opportunities and go to grad school after 2 years are done.
UT: it’s in Austin and I’m going for government so more opportunities in my field. Love the culture of UT and would be proud to call myself a longhorn. Smaller class size even though it’s a bigger school. Highly regarded school. Long distance would suck but eveb though it’s only 3 hours. Money would be strained with us living in two different places.
What do y’all think? Is it worth the opportunity or should I stay an apply myself at Uh?