You know, as simple as that sounds, that usually is all it takes. But, at the same time, it needed to be said. So few people know about the resources out there for going to college.
I know you (doogie) and I have had a similar conversation about this before, but so, so many people are unaware of the ability to pay for college, myself included.
I'm a 29 year old college freshman with a bankruptcy and very average credit and I am going to school now with minimal out of pocket expenses.
I don't know the details of the original poster, but the financial aid office is an excellent place to start.