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Thank you, all. D has committed to Pitt.

jkeil911jkeil911 Registered User Posts: 6,009 Senior Member
You've been a very big help in getting me thru the last 8 months. Thank you all. D chose Pitt Honors the other night over UMD Honors. That Pitt coughed up some extra cash late in the game was a factor making it more in line with what we'd hoped for; it certainly helped make Pitt more affordable. UMD came in with $$ we thought they would although we had reason to hope for more. There were things she didn't like about Pitt and things she didn't like about UMD. The final factor seemed to be that Pitt had a neuroscience department and major and UMD didn't, and she'd like to try out neuroscience without having to take a lot of biology and chemistry courses first. Given her interest in languages and neuroscience, it was hard for me to see her pass up UMD's Language Science Center and the coordinated interdisciplinary approach UMD has to the science of language, but she can always go there for graduate school, if she's still interested in language and science when she graduates.

You've all played a part in helping to keep me sane during this and for helping to educate us about UMD's strengths and weaknesses and how to navigate the UMD bureaucracy. Thank you very much. Thanks especially to maryversity for all her help with the bewildering and for her sense of humor. You're a gem, milady. I wish you all success with your college careers and beyond. This is my last offspring to guide through this process, and I am grateful too for that.

Replies to: Thank you, all. D has committed to Pitt.

  • MitchKreybenMitchKreyben Registered User Posts: 439 Member
    Good luck to your daughter. Kids make school into their own opportunity. She'll be great!
  • terpmom7terpmom7 Registered User Posts: 289 Junior Member
    Good luck to daughterkeil! Even though she will be a little farther from home, don't forget to get clearance from the tower before visiting! :)
  • doverdoverdoverdover Registered User Posts: 49 Junior Member
    Congratulations and good luck to your daughter @jkeil911. DS committed to University of Maryland and DD committed to Pitt Honors. We will be getting up to speed on both schools. Thank you for your advice about UMD chemical engineering.
  • teenbodybuilderteenbodybuilder Registered User Posts: 1,649 Senior Member
    Congrats! Lol her and I both turned down UMD; I'll be going to Georgetown instead!
  • crazymom1crazymom1 Registered User Posts: 23 Junior Member
    My DD is still trying to decide between ASU/Barrett & tOSU Scholars. She's paid deposit at Ohio State & has until May 5 to pay for ASU/Barrett. Both are business/marketing/supply chain. Thoughts?
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