September 2014

Should I Quit A Decent Job To Join A Vet Tech Program At Age 55?

September 29, 2014

Hi, Judge Josh. I think the Outlaw Student website is great. Thanks for the scholarship offers, and the good advice. Glad to do it, Ellen! I’m 55 years old, with a decent paying job, a mortgage, no savings and some money in 401Ks. My husband is retired and getting Social Security payments. I’ve been going […]

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Passion For Fashion, But Brain For Business.

September 26, 2014

Hey Josh, I just want to start off saying thanks for creating this blogspot I religiously read the posts. My pleasure, Tasnim – thanks for being a loyal reader! I have picked some useful information through the months i have been reading them. Now i have question of my own i was wondering if you […]

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I’m Starting My Own Business – Should I Finish My Degree?

September 24, 2014

At 25 and 8 months pregnant, I decided to finally go back to school at my husband’s “You always say ‘next semester’, you’re not this time” insistence. But it all was moving so quickly, I just took universally necessary courses until I could figure out what I wanted to do. I found out about Instructional […]

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Can I Be A Leader From The Sidelines?

September 22, 2014

Hey Josh! I’ve enjoyed getting all of your helpful advice and messages in my e-mail inbox every day– sometimes I feel like they’re written about exactly what’s going in my life at the time. Thanks, Kelly – I always like to hear testimonials from students that I’ve helped.  Makes a guy feel good, ya know? […]

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Tough-Love Advice On Having Pride In What You Put Out To The World.

September 19, 2014

i transferred 60 credits from a community college to the university of pittsburgh. my gpa from community was a 4.0 but of course, that doesnt transfer. i have been taking all the tough courses that i would need to get into medical school and my schedule does not have any fluff filler easy A classes. […]

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Arachnophobia Tanked My GPA – What Now?

September 17, 2014

Hi Josh, I’ve been reading your column for a few weeks now and must say I am impressed with your ability to combine brevity and artistic writing style. You strike me as the perfect person to query regarding my dilemma! I will be a Senior at Idaho State University in the fall so I am […]

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Should I Go To Europe Or College?

September 15, 2014

Hello your honor, Thank you…you may be seated. 😉 Well, I’ve been debating whether or not to ask you a question for a while now. I thought I’d finally thought I’d go for it. I decided to cram like fifty different questions into one…It’s long so PLEASE bear with me Go for it! I’m a […]

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Should I Go To Go To My Dream School, Or Stay In-State & Pay Less?

September 11, 2014

Okay, so I don’t know what to do. I want to go down the “pre-med” track in college, and I have always thought that I would go to a big, showy, pricey university with lots of bells and whistles. I was always content with the amount of college debt I would have after school as […]

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I Want To Be A Stay At Home Mom, But Also Want A Degree. What Should I Major In?

September 9, 2014

Hi Judge Josh, I have a rather unoriginal, yet complicated dilemma. I’m a college sophomore with zero direction. I went to a Minnesota college last year and transferred this fall to a college in my home state of South Dakota. I like this college much better, and feel its a better fit. I declared my […]

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What Are The Best Jobs For Students?

September 8, 2014

I want to continue being a full time student… but I also need to find some source of income. What kind of jobs should I be soliciting that will not take up too much of my time but will still be somewhat profitable? -Danae Hi Danae, and thanks for stopping by!  The standard answer, of […]

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Will My Son Be A “Show Off” At A Scholarship Interview?

September 4, 2014

Hi! My son is a year high school old senior. He has been invited to a “scholar’s day” event this weekend at a college where he has been accepted. He has been offered a partial scholarship. They will be conducting interviews with small groups of students. From these interviews, certain students will be selected to […]

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Should Having Diabetes Be Considered A Hardship On A Scholarship Essay?

September 2, 2014

Hi Judge Josh, First off thank you for doing this site- it has been a great help. You’re quite welcome, Teresa – but I couldn’t do it without people like you! Okay I’m just going to tell you the problem. I’m a first/second year student(I did a semester away from home and things didn’t work […]

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