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Subject:  Re: Credit for College Date:  1/11/2019  8:13 PM
Author:  YewGuise Number:  312335 of 312536

As an aside, silver lining: if she doesn't have a job, then that's more time available for school work.

DD did work study as part of her scholarship package freshman year, asked if she could drop it sophomore year and take an additional class instead. We said sure. The work study was for some charitable outreach the university was doing, so very nice, but not in her field, so one year was enough from an experience perspective. After that, she got internships in her field during the summers, and focused on just school during the school year. Graduated on time, which overall was better financially then if she'd taken longer in order to work part time - something a lot of students do. Not that your DD would let a job interfere with school necessarily, but typically a rigorous school's mantra is "study, sleep, socialize - pick two," and with a job, something's got to give. JMHO
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