Berry was so beautiful and everything was so perfect...............until it was our turn in the financial aid office. There is a deficit of $10,000 of which we will have to pay for per year times 4 years. When Jacob got his schlorship letter, to us it looked like he was getting $18,000 per year, well he is but the school is almost 29,000 per year. I am devastated because we can't qualify for more than $6700 in loans, so I've been in such a state of despair. I feel liked I've failed and let my son down. Where is the college fairy when you need her? Berry is a private school so of course it costs more.
I'm not giving up yet, but I know I don't want to put us in such a tight space that we could lose if work falls thru. John was laid off for 6 months last year, plus knowing that he needs shoulder surgery for a torn rotator cuff I just feel helpless.
I'm hoping that we will be able to find a state school that will squeeze him in for fall. He's smart, Honor graduate and made 1940 something on his SAT, but I fear it's too late to get him in somewhere for fall. I know Berry had already given him his fall schedule. If he can get in a state school then money won't be an issue, Hope program will pay for tuition. Please pray for us that we can get Jacob enrolled somewhere. I'm know my son is shutting down all his feelings right now, I know that I've cried enough for both of us. Sigh..................I promised him I wouldn't cry anymore but I can't seem to stop my tears.
I don't mean to depress everyone, but being able to talk it out does help. Smile :)
No stitching yet, hoping to some tomorrow!