Day Ninety-Six: July 5, 2012
I’m not going to law school this year.
I’m staying home for another year. I decided a couple of weeks ago, but it’s taken this long to publicly say it, because I cry every time I think about it. It’s the right thing, but it doesn’t make the decision any less painful. I thought it was finally time to get the hell away from Augusta, and I was beyond excited. My life had purpose again. My dream was coming true. But after thinking, I wasn’t terribly happy with any of the schools I did get in (they weren’t all that good), and the tremendous debt load scared me. (EX: The school I was seriously contemplating cost $44,000 a year. A YEAR. With the scholarship I got. I can go to UGA’s law school for all three years for that price.) So, I’m staying home and studying. I get to take the LSAT again. I can’t wait.
Now excuse me while I go cry again. Sitting in Augusta for another year just thrills me.