- 9 years ago
- Wedding: December 1969
Last night I learned that one of my classmates is in a bit of worry.
First some background: we are more than half way done with our masters degree at a local university. She was working for a company and recently lost her job due to the recession. She was paying 100% of her tuition and without her job she cannot afford school.
So big deal, right? Wrong. She’s from Tanzania. There are no student loans or financial aid for her and the school has given her 10 days to come up with $1500 or else they’re terminating her as a student. TEN DAYS! And as if that weren’t bad enough, without the status of being a student, she’ll be immediately deported.
Do any of you know how we might be able to help her? Is there an agency we don’t know of that helps students like her? We’re so close to the end and what a waste it would be of she had to quit now!!