OP: yes, that would be totally doable for us. The U of I is way, way more expensive - that is what I had been imagining was the "floor" for college costs, but now I realize it...(more)4-15-2019 1:29pm
isn't. Of course U of I is a better school, but ISU isn't a bad school by any means. My 9th grader is a good student but she is probably not going to be a candidate for top schools and I just want her to go somewhere where she will be happy and get a good education - I think many schools will be fine. I have friends whose dc are off to college and it's depressing how much some of them are paying, but all of them are either headed to SLACs, top state schools, or similar
My dd is perfectly happy at her school. She’s prenursing and qualified for direct admit into the program. They accepted all of her AP credits and she started freshman year with 18...(more)4-15-2019 1:30pm+1 like
Credits. Will finish undergrad in 3.5 years and then work on grad school.