Xyon (xyon) wrote,
Xyon
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what the FUCK?

In my inbox today:

Hello <Name withheld from those who don't know it>!



This email is to inform you that your Financial Aid Award has been revised for the Academic Year 2003-2004. You can view this revision...

...
Thank you!

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Seems normal enough? Well, if you went to Rose you know how much it costs to go there... if not, tuition is in the neighborhood of $24,000, that's tuition...meaning not books, housing, food, et cetera.

With this in mind, my previous financial aid package was (ballpark) $17,000...including a Stafford loan and Work Opportunity. I log in, check what it says....make sure I'm looking at the right page... check one more time for assurance's sake...and here's an exerpt:

"Total $3,100.00"

For those of you who are mathematically challenged.. $17,000 - $3,100 = $13,900 ~ $14,000. Which is a freaking lot of money to have snatched away for no apperant reason.

If the $3,100 is accurate (i.e. I lost $14,000 in financial aid) then I'm going to have to drop out or something, because while another $12,000 in loans is doable, $30,000 is not.

And by or something I mean unenroll, rob a bank[1], rob multiple banks[2], take a celebrity's kid hostage[3]...you know, something.

1. - Out of the question, that takes talent, determination, skill, guns, bravery....lots of things I don't have.
2. - See 1.
3. - That would require knowing and/or having access to a celebrity...and see 1.

And now back to your regularly scheduled whatevering.
If the language in the title offends you, I apologize, but not too much.
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