Help Me Take My First Steps To College

I've been given the amazing opportunity to go to NYU for college but the admission and housing deposit are stopping me from achieving my dreams.
Karina R
Monterey Park, California
United States
1 Team Member

New York State of Mind…

I’m a 18 year old girl that will soon be making the big decision of picking which college to go to. Living in a household where a single mother has had to provide everything for her child, it has been a constant struggle for my mom to make ends meet. We have been hit with a lot of economic trouble these last couple of months with barely being able to make enough money to pay the rent and get food on the table.

I hope that through doing this, I will be able to take off some of that burden off my mom’s shoulders with having to somehow find the money needed to make the admission and housing deposit (which equals to $1500).


What I Need and What You Get:

I’ve been accepted into NYU which is something that is beyond a dream come true. I’m still in complete shock that I was accepted and I’m dying to be able to start a new chapter of my life at a school and city that will expose me to new opportunities and possibilities.

Going to NYU will mean going to a school that has one of the top film schools in the world. I hope to be able to gain the top education provided for future film makers.

The funding from this campaign will go to just the admission and housing deposit needed to start those first steps towards my NYU dream. Fortunitely, NYU gave me a great financial aid packet that will provide me with the rest of assistance I need for the rest of my four years but not being able to afford the admission and housing deposit will make that absolutely worthless.

Any extra money donated will go towards books/other needed expenses like buying a new camera to record short films and the like.

For your money, I will be making a special thank you video with clips from my first days in New York and NYU. I will thank each and every one of you in that video and will forever be grateful for your kind hearts and donations.


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This campaign ended on April 21, 2013
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  • $1USD
    Thank You

    I will mention your name during my special thanks video for everybody that donated.

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  • $25USD
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    Not only would I mention your name in my special thank you video, I will also send you some sort of small memorabilia from either NYU or NYC in general

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    Not only will I mention your name in the special thank you video but I will buy and send you a sweater or some other larger memorabilia from NYU or NYC in general.

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