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  • Yes, I meant to say it is great to thank a teacher and there's always a need for great teachers. It's good that you have discovered an interest and to thank your role model. What I was speaking to is the personal stress of deciding, and your stru…
  • I sent you a PM with some comments on this letter. You don't have to definitely rule in or rule out any options at this point in time. You can explore teaching and also many other fields while majoring in a science in college. It's appropriate t…
  • University of Maryland College Park has Kosher dining. UDelaware is making plans for it. Try posting your question on this thread: http://talk.collegeconfidential.com/parents-forum/931514-colleges-jewish-b-student.html There are parents familiar w…
  • I'm not sure if it is a trend or not. Some people may feel that complimentary majors/minors may help- like science/math, business/math. It may also be the fact that some of them have overlapping requirements so it takes less time to do both. Perhap…
  • From what I have seen, as a parent, a science major/humanities minor is common. As long as you are happy in your major, and doing well in it, enjoying other interests is fine too. For many people, these interests can become hobbies or second careers…
  • ^ I agree with Blueiguana. Keep all options open. You won't know the whole financial picture until you are accepted at both schools and know what your options are. The most important thing you can do now is do the best you can in school, and look at…
  • I just sent you some comments by PM. I hope this works out for you.
  • "Dr. Blah"--use "Dr." for anyone with an academic doctorate: PhD, Doctor of Divinity, EdD. Dmusic, etc..
  • Yes, that sounds fine. I meant doing it as asking rather than just sending it out of the blue. You could ask if they would accept additional materials like your final transcript or any other information that you think could help you- like a teacher …
  • I think the best grounds for appeal would be if you have additional evidence that you meet their requirements since you applied- like excellent last semester grades or additional test scores/awards, and you meet their other requirements. You should …
  • ^ I agree that graduating on time for a teen mom is an accomplishment. I just think the school was not prepared for this interpretation of the picture instructions. I don't think they were as specific about the "extension of the family" in their …