Trying To Finish Art School

Alright guys. Likely you\'ve already read the email I\'ve sent you, so this will just be redundant. If you, however, ended up here via some other means, here are the reasons I\'m asking for $8,000:

I have been working full time (most of the time) and taking anywhere between two and four classes at the Academy of Art University since 2004. Yes, that\'s a long time. Given that expanse of time, I am now ineligible for further government student loans. Staring at the figure, it looks enormous to me. However, taking a step back and looking at how much I\'ve invested so far, it is really not much, just an amount that I cannot come up with. It is also worth noting that this amount is strictly for my tuition. I have excluded course fees, supplies and living expenses.

If I can manage to find this amount somewhere, I will finally be done with school come Spring. I am only four classes out. This means I\'ve taken 43 out of the 47 classes I need to graduate. So close.

So I ask you, please, anything helps. If all you can come up is a kind word (or for that matter, even an unkind word, as I\'ve developed some thick skin over the years hearing instructors and students deconstruct the best of my work) then that is very much appreciated.

Thank you all for your time.

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