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Forum: jvang 2018-11-23, 15:30
Replies: 85
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Posted By jvang
The Arkansas Department of Higher Education...

The Arkansas Department of Higher Education requires you to fill out a big form to get many in-state grants and scholarships. I went ahead and filled it out, and in addition to the scholarship...
Forum: jvang 2018-10-20, 01:02
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
They had every senior apply to the local...

They had every senior apply to the local community college today. The best thing was that they had preprinted acceptance letters for everyone after their application was done! :max:

It looks like...
Forum: jvang 2018-10-19, 00:56
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
I haven’t really considered college past 4 years,...

I haven’t really considered college past 4 years, since most engineering programs are bachelor’s degrees. But you make a good point! I don’t think that I meant that we were going to take all of it...
Forum: jvang 2018-10-16, 23:57
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
Whew, that one was crazy. In addition to trying...

Whew, that one was crazy. In addition to trying to read their tax returns, we had to dig up some other financial paperwork and check the current balances of all our bank accounts, and decipher the...
Forum: jvang 2018-10-12, 23:40
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
Now I'm doing a bunch of paperwork that has to do...

Now I'm doing a bunch of paperwork that has to do with financial aid and college stuff; I have the FAFSA, some federal benefits (lots of chapters or something), a housing contract, an Arkansas...
Forum: jvang 2018-10-06, 00:45
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
Most of the links have not been updated in a...

Most of the links have not been updated in a while or are tiny blurbs providing very little information. However, one thing that was interesting is the Arkansas High Performance Computing Center,...
Forum: jvang 2018-09-26, 21:31
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
Ooh, that looks neat! I'll have to read up on all...

Ooh, that looks neat! I'll have to read up on all those links, maybe computer science and engineering is cooler than it looks...
Forum: jvang 2018-09-25, 23:23
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
:ttu: Of course, now I have to do a bunch of...

:ttu:

Of course, now I have to do a bunch of online paperwork and sign up for some orientation thingy and fill out the FAFSA and...
Forum: jvang 2018-09-15, 02:11
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
Hmm, here's a short Wikipedia definition: ...

Hmm, here's a short Wikipedia definition:



So... basically money! :devil: and how everyone wants to get more of it...

These "social sciences" seem interesting. I'm not sure that I'd want to...
Forum: jvang 2018-09-14, 23:07
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
Hm, I'm pretty sure I find economics...

Hm, I'm pretty sure I find economics uninteresting. I'd rather make money than learn about it :jvang:
Forum: jvang 2018-09-14, 00:08
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
I finally got my transcript for high school; 3.1...

I finally got my transcript for high school; 3.1 GPA (not including this or next semester) and 40th out of 198 for class rank. So about 75% of our school is doing worse than me and my 3 F's!
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Forum: jvang 2018-08-25, 20:12
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
I've had my UArk application sitting around for a...

I've had my UArk application sitting around for a month already. I don't have a transcript to send with it. The counselors at my high school said that they'll have it ready around the middle of...
Forum: jvang 2018-07-31, 02:12
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
You’re right, many countries in the EU offer...

You’re right, many countries in the EU offer low/free tuition to students from member countries, but hike it up for international students. But a couple do offer free tuition to international...
Forum: jvang 2018-07-30, 01:35
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
I guess "state-sponsored" has a negative...

I guess "state-sponsored" has a negative connotation, and "state-funded" or "free public tuition" is more correcter :whee:
Forum: jvang 2018-07-30, 00:49
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
I was thinking about going overseas to a...

I was thinking about going overseas to a university in a European country. I'd have to look into the specifics (read: cost) but that seems like it'd be cool. State-sponsored education exists in...
Forum: jvang 2018-07-16, 01:39
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
Hmm, those do look interesting. I wonder how...

Hmm, those do look interesting. I wonder how in-depth they get; I did a Python for Informatics class on Coursera that was pretty decent, but I don't know how detailed an online class on engineering...
Forum: jvang 2018-07-14, 22:44
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
To further my knowledge on jobs and what I'm...

To further my knowledge on jobs and what I'm considering as a major (also because this forum should have it), I started a thread in the Lounge. Career Development Thread...
Forum: jvang 2018-07-11, 02:45
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
Figured I'd check out deadlines and start dates...

Figured I'd check out deadlines and start dates for college applications and the FAFSA. Gotta wait until October 1st for the FAFSA, but the UArk admissions open in less than a week.

99% sure that...
Forum: jvang 2018-07-09, 21:56
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
Fewer possibilities, since I'd have to be a...

Fewer possibilities, since I'd have to be a resident of Oklahoma for a year or so to get in-state tuition costs, which reduce tuition by a factor of 2-3.

Basically in order to keep the scholarship...
Forum: jvang 2018-07-08, 18:33
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
Sometimes, but it’s good to have an idea of what...

Sometimes, but it’s good to have an idea of what you want to do before starting in case your college starts you on courses specific to your degree.

New new development: My mom wants to move to...
Forum: jvang 2018-07-08, 15:40
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
New development: I’m probably going to college...

New development: I’m probably going to college for free. We have a special scholarship here in Arkansas that pays for tuition, room, and food for 4 years at any public university in Arkansas as long...
Forum: jvang 2018-07-05, 03:36
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
Pretty sure I should just stick to local...

Pretty sure I should just stick to local universities; I did a bit of research and the general consensus is that applying to higher-ranked schools becomes more of a lottery once you reach the point...
Forum: jvang 2018-07-04, 01:35
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
Apparently July is the start of college...

Apparently July is the start of college admissions, with August being a common time to start accepting applications. Now I'm getting more flooded than usual with college booklets and whatnot trying...
Forum: jvang 2018-07-02, 18:13
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
Tulane University noticed some old academic...

Tulane University noticed some old academic achievement of mine (I'm guessing ACT score) and is offering me "priority consideration" which looks like a gimmick to get well-qualified applicants. It...
Forum: jvang 2018-06-28, 23:02
Replies: 85
Views: 19,928
Posted By jvang
I wonder if flagship public universities in other...

I wonder if flagship public universities in other states are worth looking into, like UNC and Texas, which I have heard good things about. Still looking into the non-100% acceptance rate for a lot of...
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