Saturday, September 27, 2008

Out of State penalty?

I was looking at some grad school info this morning and I noticed the fees, most specifically, the out of state fee. Now, more than likely this will get waived, as it does for many students, but has anyone really stopped to think what the point of an out of state fee is?

I don't know about you, but it seems as if they want to penalize and make you pay extra for going out of state! WTF?!? What genius thought this up? If I want to go to school outs ode of my state, that's my business. I shouldn't be forced to stay in state just because of some outlandish fee. Trust me, it is outlandish!

Of course, this may all be for naught, as I may stay in state and get my Master's from my alma mater. Time will tell. I know that I'm not exactly a fan of out of state fees. lol If I ever ran for president (don't hold your breath waiting for that), that would be one of the first things I'd get rid of. It's pointless other than to keep people in state (which doesn't work too well,

1 comment:

Sara said...

I think the point is because people in state have paid taxes to the school while those out of state haven't. Maybe... just a guess, but state home and go to LSU! Geaux Tigers! We need you here.