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The great debate-- College or not to college
I was accepted into CU Boulder and I was planning on attending for Film Studies. However, my source of cash was recently abolished and now that's not a possibility any further. Now the question is, should I attend regardless on student loans and inevitably fuck myself for when I get out; or should I hold off a year and work my ass off saving up cash to get started. I honestly have no idea what I should do. The advantages of not going is a lot more filming next ski season, disadvantages include being a year behind on my education.
taking time off to save, usually means taking time off to party and blow all the money you make, lose your ambition and never go back. that said...i have a university degree and a college diploma, and Im 30k in debt and I think I could have survived without it.
don't take a year off, necessarily. What I mean is get a cool job full time, and take only two or three classes at a comm college that will transfer. That way you're making some money, but still making progress towards what you want long term
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Well that being said I don't drink and I don't party, so that wouldn't be much of an issue. And for my film career, or what I want it to be, I have a lot of self motivation so going back wont be an issue either.
I would take a few classes at the college here to get core classes out of the way for cheaper if I didn't go to CU next year.
I would say don't go on student loans for film studies unless you want to be paying them off until you are 80. I don't know much about what a film studies major does, but it doesnt sound like it would pay well unless you become a famous director or something...
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how is that even a debate? go to college you fucking retard
vote democrat, its easier than working
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That you are correct about. I'm mainly going to please my folks and so they don't think I'm a slacker or loser for not gong to school at all. Otherwise I would just continue what I'm doing now lololol
dont underestimate the community college, had fun my first two years at a university, but i could have saved a pretty penny or two
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
So basically you're all saying to not go for now? Don't get me wrong, I will go regardless, just not right now.
unless algid films takes off, your best bet is to get a real education... unless you love living off food stamps.
youre jesus and everything you say is pure gold
if skierman dosent know him then he cant be that famous
i was gonna see it, but then skiierman said he wasn't
skiierman is my idol... hes so redbull
go to community college, figure out that a film studies degree is worthless, get some credits under your belt, go to a good school and get a good degree for 1/2 the price in a decent major. Rember college is more about proving you can learn than the degree you get. I would suggest that everyone get a mechanical engineering degree if you are able to, you can literally do anything with that degree based on the empahsis, everything from being a doctor to a computer programer to a pro skier. Thats my 2 cents.
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What exactly do you see yourself doing with a film degree? What aspect of film do you want to focus on?
As I said before, I'm just going to college to make my parents happy. Film is the only thing I'm interested in and that I would absolutely love to learn as much as possible about but I know I can learn things without going to school for it specifically. I just don't want to loose my current riders and flow that I have going if I went for something else. I would like to have Algid Films take off and/or get signed onto a professional company to film full time for them. I just want to film, it's what makes me happy and I know the chances of making big bucks are slim but I put happiness in front of income.
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