Yesterday, a midget hired me.
(Must I continue?)
OK, here’s the rest of the story – it’s a “short story.” (Warning – awful jokes to follow – govern yourself accordingly.)
The mom, who’s not a midget, told me that her daughter is a “legal” midget, and wondered if there were any scholarships for her.
Of course, my question was, “What’s an ILLEGAL midget?” (Someone who lies about their height?)
But my answer was, “Enough ‘small talk,’ yes, there are scholarships for many categories of people.”
Andrew Lockwood, J.D.
Lockwood College Consulting
497 South Oyster Bay Road
Plainview, New York 11803
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About Andy – Andy is an attorney-turned-“late stage” college finance and admissions consultant. Because of his own horrible experiences with student debt ($100,000 plus between Wesleyan University and St. John’s University Law School, where he was trained to write disclaimers like these!), he dedicated his career to helping other children – and parents, avoid needlessly relying on loans and otherwise overpaying for college. See his websites for more information.