Should I stay or should I go?

February 28 2006

So... I'm having trouble deciding where to go for college and what to do when I get there... So i'm gonna give you the pros and cons of each and you can tell me what you think... ok?... ok!

King College

Location: Bristol, Tennessee/Bristol, Virginia (the campus in on the line)

Type: Private/Christian

Tuition: $17,680

Room and Board: $5,720

Total (before books): $23,400

Scholarships: Academic- $8,000,Whitehead foundation scholarship- $840, Lottery scholarship- $3,300  Total: $12,140

Loans: $12,000

Pros: Somewhere new and exciting. Beautiful and small campus in the mountains of Tennessee and Virginia. Christian atmosphere. 

Cons: Away from family and friends. Not as much security. ALOT of money in loans that will have to be payed back after I graduate.


Location:... a duh... Here.

Type: State School

Tuition: $2,258

Room and board: live at home

Scholarships: Lottery-$3,300 (so far 2 more are pending)

Loans: none needed

Pros: HOME! A whole bunch cheaper. No loans to pay off. Friends an family. Comfort and security.

Cons: Same ol' same ol'. It's really difficult to get into the nursing academy. GIGANTIC campus with ZERO parking.

Well it seems pretty obvious I suppose where "logically" I should go. But I am still unsure.

l a u r e n b e a s l e y.

February 28 2006
King College. you need a new start, a new fresh, i need to be here with zach, need to be here with joe, they need me. i need them. i can't leave, just yet. i will. but not yet. it's not time for me to go. i'll pray for you desicion. i love you.