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    Ya, what I'm studying is the French language, so can't really go many other places to study that. And I've always wanted to go to France. It's always been near the top of the list of places I'd like to go to in the world

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    Accommodations are provided in the program. We are living in dorms, sharing with a roomate. And, yes, the accommodations have shared kitchen facilities. So I could save by going out to buy something to bring back and cook.

    And ya, I just don't see myself being able to go after I graduate. And if I can, it definitely would not be nearly as long. And I feel like I don't have to worry too much about expenses if I go now. I receive financial aid that almost completely pays for my education through state and federal grants. So I have had to take out very little in loans up to this point. I'm going to be ending my second year at college in June, and I will probably be about $3,000 in debt by the end of the second year, which was used mostly to buy a car. So, compared to most college students, I feel like I'm in pretty good shape financially. So I feel like I can afford to take out a $6,000 loan to go to Europe for a month (plus probably stay a few extra weeks if I can afford it). Then I can get a part-time job when I return and probably pay most of it off within a year.

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    Originally Posted By: stupid_man

    Well while I can't give you insight on the cost of living in Paris what I can do is give you insight as someone who gave up studying abroad. I was going to go to London for the summer, unfortunately it would have been around $6000 or $7000 to go, instead I took a summer job. Its honestly the only thing I regret in life. Whatever you do, find a way to go and make it happen. You can always pay the debt back later, but you shouldn't sacrifice the amount you may grow as a person by going.

    Yes, thank you for saying that. I'm not exactly getting much support on going from the family I live with (I live with my friend's family, but they've practically become a real 2nd family). They've been trying to convince me not to go, saying I need to concentrate on finishing college as soon as possible, and that it would make more sense to take a class over the summer for my major over here. They seem to think it costs too much, and gets in the way of getting ahead in my major. They tell me to go to paris on my own maybe after I graduate. But i just don't see that happening. I know that if I don't do this now, then it's never going to happen.

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    woah. If it really would cost 100 euros a day, that would definitely be way too much for me to afford. I can maybe afford 40 euros a day AT MOST. I would prefer to live off more like 25-30 euros a day though. Does anyone think that this is possible???

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    3,000 to 5,000 !?!? just for personal expenses and food for a month?? If that is the case then I cannot go. But I'm not a big shopper, so don't expect me to go out and buy 2,000 worth of stuff. I'm poor. I'm going with the help of financial aid. So, how 'bout this, how much do you think it would cost for just food?

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    So I'm a college student, and I'm thinking about going to Paris this summer for one month for a study abroad program. Including airfare, the actual program will cost about $5500 total. The only thing that I am not including in this number is personal expenses and meals. So, my question is, does anybody have an estimate of how much meals and personal expenses would cost in Paris for 1 month? I believe that some meals will be paid for, but the vast majority of meals will be up to us. I am guessing that I will need about $1,000, making the total cost for me $6,500, but I really don't know. I would really appreciate any help on a cost estimate, or any help or advice for a trip to Paris in general. Thanks!

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    I'll admit that I've never seen the older Doctor Whos. I started watching it when the new series started in 2005.

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    So there's a new season of Doctor Who premiering tomorrow on BBC America. Anyone else watch the show, and excited for the next season? They haven't had a new season in, what, two years? I'm excited for it. I thought that David Tennant was great as the Doctor, but I'm curious to see how this new Doctor, played by Matt Smith, does.

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    Thanks for the advice. And, a couple days ago, I confronted her about it. I asked her why she was ignoring me, and why she wasn't talking to me. I asked if she was mad at me, and she said that she wasn't. So I kept pressing for answers. I told her that there had to be a reason that she wasn't talking to me. She didn't answer. I asked if she was mad at me again. At first her answers didn't sound angry. They were just short answers like "yes" or "no" or something like that. As I kept pressing her for answers she started getting annoyed. She then said (in what to me sounded like a forced angry tone) to leave her alone. So I said "fine" and walked away. I've decided to just leave it be. If she doesn't want to talk to me, fine. At first I was pretty upset, especially when I posted on here about the issue. But I'm pretty much getting over it, and moving on. I'm still very confused, but if she's going to act this way then I don't think I really want to be with her anyway.

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    So, there's this girl that I really like. I don't know if she likes me, but I've had suspicions that she likes me too. The thing is that I'm just pretty shy, and she's pretty shy too. So I won't ever say anything to her about me liking her unless I know for sure that she has the same feelings. And, if she does like me, she probably has the same thoughts. But that's a whole other problem, and I won't really get into in detail. This post is about another problem:

    So, recently, she just randomly started ignoring me. It came out of nowhere, and I am really confused. A few days ago she just kind of stopped acknowledging my existence. I didn't do anything wrong, I don't know what's going on. The day before everything was normal, and we were hanging out and having fun. The last time I saw her before she started ignoring me, which was the day before, we ended the night together on a high note. There was no reason for her to be mad or upset with me. Everything was fine.

    Then, the next day, I come across her and try talking to her. I ask a few questions about what she's doing, and she just kind of mumbles back at me, as if she doesn't want to talk to me. She said one word to me, and I left, being able to take the hint that she didn't want to talk to me. I thought that she was just a bad mood or something, so I just decided to leave her be for a while. But then she still ignored me for the next day. And it's not like she's just in a bad mood, because she's only treating ME this way. Around everyone else she's happy. In fact, she seems HAPPIER and FRIENDLIER around EVERYONE else. If someone walks by her, she'll say "HI" and act much friendlier than usual, while saying nothing to me. She literally has not acknowledged me AT ALL except that one word she said to me when I first noticed that she started ignoring me.

    So while she's treating everyone else even better than usual, she has not been acknowledging me at all these past few days. This really hurt me the first couple of days (and it still does). I was confused. What did I do?? I thought of everything, and I just couldn't think of a reason for why she's ignoring me.

    So, then I thought that maybe she's just toying with me. I've kind of done this stuff to her too, though not in a long time. I used to kind of ignore her to see how she'd react (would she be sad that I'm ignoring her??? Would she start acting depressed??). It was very stupid of me, and kind of a cruel experiment. So now I was wondering if this is her kind of taking revenge. But I don't know.

    I just find this very weird. I know that she's doing this on purpose. It's so obvious, and she's just acting so differently around me and she's never treated me this way before. I'm just very confused. I didn't do anything, believe me. I know someone might just be thinking that I forgot about SOMETHING that I did or that there must be SOME reason she's ignoring me. But I thought of EVERYTHING. There's nothing I did. I had just been hanging out with her, and we were getting along perfectly, and then just suddenly she started ignoring me and pretended like I don't exist. I can be a pretty sensitive guy, so I've really been kind of depressed over this. This is torture. I just felt like I needed to tell someone about this, and ask for advice. Does anyone have any idea of what she might be doing?? Does anyone have any advice?? I'd appreciate any comments.

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