The boy attends the University of South Florida's St. Petersburg campus. Tuition for a semester runs between $2000-$3000 including books, depending on his class load. So call it $7500/year.
Very affordable. We have friends whose daughter graduated from Brown and is now in law school at the University of Houston. They once told me that tuition at Brown cost them around $45k/year. I could never get my head around that. Dan Sent from my iPad > On Jul 17, 2015, at 10:59 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > Its the idiots that go to a big name school spending $40,000 a year for a > degree in humanities or something else with no market value. Like anything > you need to do some research, your "heart" is a terrible guide to these > things... > My alma-mater (Fitchburg State University) costs not a ton more now than it > did when I graduated. I spent about $6,500 a year including room and board. A > couple years ago I was working with a guy who graduated Emerson about the > same time I did but he spent around 2x what I did. We had the same basic > degree, were doing the same job, making the same money but I paid off my > student loans 5 years early... > -Curt > From: Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes <email@example.com> > To: Curt Raymond via Mercedes <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Cc: Kaleb C. Striplin <ka...@striplin.net> > Sent: Friday, July 17, 2015 10:53 AM > Subject: Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies > > College seems like a big racket these days to me. I know lots of folks paying > off student loans all their life that don't really make that much money. > > Sent from my iPhone > > > >> On Jul 17, 2015, at 9:04 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes >> <email@example.com> wrote: >> >> Depends on the education. >> On average a degree in anything is a big step up, a degree in something >> useful is a huge step up especially if you've worked real hard and gotten >> yourself some experience through an internship or summer job. >> -Curt >> From: Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes <firstname.lastname@example.org> >> To: Mercedes Discussion List <email@example.com> >> Cc: Kaleb C. Striplin <ka...@striplin.net> >> Sent: Friday, July 17, 2015 9:59 AM >> Subject: Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies >> >> And what exactly is the value of an education these days? >> >> Sent from my iPhone >> >>> On Jul 17, 2015, at 8:24 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes >>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >>> >>> That will be the current approach, but I will replace the car. Back in my >>> day I could drive a beater but I don't want my kids driving them. It's a >>> matter of personal preference. >>> >>> The rule here is that as long as you're in school full time the house >>> provides wheels and covers expenses. He's a damned good student and a >>> responsible kid for his age. I consider keeping him in a nice car a perk, >>> and he knows it and is very, very appreciative. Most _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com