Possessing a trinity of intelligence, motivation and good intentions, the 40,000 active student members are expected to focus as much on community outreach as they do individual growth.
Through the development of and active participation in service projects, leadership, camaraderie and other virtues are fostered at state and national conventions.
Dan was reacting to a post on my college blog that discussed the plight of students whose parents refuse to pay for college even if they can afford to help.
The post mentioned parents who made 0,000, but who had saved just ,000 for college so their twins were going to have to pick up the rest of the cost. The youngsters today expect everything and cry if they don’t get it.
The FASFA and pin is exclusive to the 18 year old who has been independent for the last 12 months.
The 18 year old will start college when he or she is 19 after having worked in the real world for one year.
If the child isn’t 24, married or a military veteran, the chances of being an independent student is just about nil.
“Work”, what a concept, you don’t know what it means yet, but you will.
And if you are paying for the books and the tuition maybe you will realize that spending hard earned money on beer parties isn’t smart, LOL.
Membership offers valuable opportunities and skills, but more importantly, it offers money.
Through awards and grants programs that recognize love of learning, literacy, and, artistry, this society drops more than a mill dollars each biennium.
Moving out of the house and living independently, as Dan’s children are doing, is irrelevant.