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Old September 22nd, 2011 (7:46 PM).
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AVID has taught me a lot! :D
Get scholarships. EVEN IF you don't meet the criteria, sign-up anyway. If, at the end of their giving period or whatever you want to call it, they have extra money, then they divide it among the rest of the people who have applied. So, apply to everyone you can, if you can and all that.


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Old September 22nd, 2011 (7:50 PM).
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Quote originally posted by Neosquid:
Wow, thats terrible. D:
It is. I might take a year off school after Grade 12 and get some money.
Quote originally posted by QuilavaKing:
Wow, that's terrible. If you were 18 they wouldn't be able to do that. =/
Hm. That'd be nice.
Quote originally posted by Snow Phoenix:
Do you qualify for scholarship money? :x
I'm looking at the Alexander Rutherford Scholarship as I can get some money. Even if it is just a few hundred dollars, it's better than nothing.
Quote originally posted by Live_Wire466:
Any sort of federal financial aide? Not sure how Canada does that.
I'm looking into that right now. I hope I can find something that I can apply for.

Edit: I'm watching Big Bang Theory and I have the best idea for a GIF that I can make. I need to download the episode and cut out the GIF in it. Then I am going to add text to it and save it. :D

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Old September 22nd, 2011 (7:58 PM).
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I'm looking into that right now. I hope I can find something that I can apply for.

If our badly flawed US system can pull it off, I'd imagine Canada can too.

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Old September 22nd, 2011 (8:01 PM).
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Team Fail, you position is definitely worse than mine...

I'm not exactly able to advise you on scholarship matters, but best of luck to whatever you manage.

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Old September 22nd, 2011 (8:43 PM).
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Quote originally posted by Live_Wire466:

If our badly flawed US system can pull it off, I'd imagine Canada can too.

It's more than likely I'll at least find something that I can go for. I just have to know where to look.
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Team Fail, you position is definitely worse than mine...

I'm not exactly able to advise you on scholarship matters, but best of luck to whatever you manage.

Thanks. I've had people tell me to go to the parents, but with an idiot father and a broke mother, that's an option I just don't have.

I've been contemplating over writing a blog entry about what's been happening with me lately. It'd also explain why I joined here in the first place.

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Old September 22nd, 2011 (8:46 PM).
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I think that a blog explaining that would be pretty neat if you wanted to write it up. Haha. Or maybe I'm just weird to think people are interesting... Haha either way... I don't really care.

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Old September 22nd, 2011 (9:07 PM).
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I think that a blog explaining that would be pretty neat if you wanted to write it up. Haha. Or maybe I'm just weird to think people are interesting... Haha either way... I don't really care.

Haha. It'd be a bit long, but it'd be an interesting read. I might start on it tomorrow.

lol@ 3993 posts

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Old September 22nd, 2011 (10:06 PM).
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Well, I'll definitely read it. And analyze it. *twitch*.

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (12:26 AM).
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I shall read it too :D .
...I've been wanting a PC blog for a while,
but I don't think I'm allowed to donate to PC :x

I tried in the blog event of the GT8, but I think I came second to last :s

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People who won that contest didn't even get blogs afaik.

B/W should have another blogging event. :3; SINCE THAT ONE GOT BLOGS FOR PEOPLE.

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (12:39 AM).
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Quote originally posted by Live_Wire466:

Any sort of federal financial aide? Not sure how Canada does that.

Unfortunately some states (if not all) cut education loans/ funds from students this year. My boyfriend was lucky in that he only had to wait a while extra to receive his student loan, although he had to put the deposit for classes/ dorm on credit card before he received it. Everything is sorted now.. but I could just imagine how disastrous it would be for someone without credit. I wonder if you can apply for a separate bank account without having to have your mom/parents cosign.. or invest in a simple $25 or so locked moneybox/safe that you can hide out in the garden/dig up in your yard Where you can sneak cash in.. @_@ I'm always paranoid about that kind of stuff so I would invest in a personal safe. For example.. I have a fireproof/waterproof safe that I store some of my important data in (burned DVDs, external HDD, some portable usbs)

Team Fail, I hope you can try to find some more bursaries and other ways to make your way into school. Either way I wish you all the best; and if you have to take a couple years off to work and save again, please don't feel disheartened. I feel like as long as you have ambition and a willingness to work towards it, you'll reach your personal goals :3 I know it's not much but I'll be rooting for you and you have my kindest regards.

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (5:13 AM).
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Team Fail, I hope you can try to find some more bursaries and other ways to make your way into school. Either way I wish you all the best; and if you have to take a couple years off to work and save again, please don't feel disheartened. I feel like as long as you have ambition and a willingness to work towards it, you'll reach your personal goals :3 I know it's not much but I'll be rooting for you and you have my kindest regards.

Thank you. That means a lot. I'm going to have to make magic happen but I'm staying optimistic about this. Plus, if I get a bit of debt, I can get a good job with the education I got and pay off that debt. The scholarships and bursaries will be a really big help too.

I think I'll write that blog post in time with my 4000th post, seeing as I'm not too far away from that number.

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (5:46 AM).
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B/W should have another blogging event. :3; SINCE THAT ONE GOT BLOGS FOR PEOPLE.

Referring to the Unova's Autumn Festival, right? It was a surprise that there can be multiple winners back then!

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (6:01 AM).
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Quote originally posted by Forever:
People who won that contest didn't even get blogs afaik.

B/W should have another blogging event. :3; SINCE THAT ONE GOT BLOGS FOR PEOPLE.

I liked that contest. I didn't win but I still got a blog cause there was a mix up. :)

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (6:09 AM).
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I liked that contest. I didn't win but I still got a blog cause there was a mix up.

Mix up? I wonder what you are referring to? I forgot stuff pretty quickly.

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (6:23 AM).
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I didn't win but I was close to it and my name got put onto the blog receivers list by mistake, then Jake let me keep the blog. :)

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (6:26 AM).
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I didn't win but I was close to it and my name got put onto the blog receivers list by mistake, then Jake let me keep the blog.

Well, all the better Consider that there was an extra winner... Ahahahaha XD

You know, people around here are really nice, and perhaps for a very good reason!

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (6:28 AM).
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Well, all the better :):) Consider that there was an extra winner... Ahahahaha XD

You know, people around here are really nice, and perhaps for a very good reason! :P

Yep, and now that my lovely pair, donated for me, it's all good anyways.

Also we should totally start a mass convo on the irc.

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (6:32 AM).
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Also we should totally start a mass convo on the irc.

Mass conversations in the IRC? Hmm... I might actually like that.

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (6:37 AM).
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I would like a blog here so I may donate sometime.

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (6:41 AM).
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I would like a blog here so I may donate sometime.

Or, if you're lucky, win it in a contest. I hope there's something coming up in the pipeline!

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (6:44 AM).
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Haha. Blog. That's something that I haven't done in a good while. I think it would be interesting to start one again. So... I might donate or something in the near future :D! I'd have a lot of things to write about.. >.<.

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (7:08 AM).
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I write about alot of random stuff in my blogs.

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Old September 23rd, 2011 (7:19 AM).
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I would like to blog, but my life isn't nearly interesting enough to do so, I should totally give it a try again but I generally find myself getting bored of it pretty fast.

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I find my PC blog really handy, I like to rant.

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