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Is it possible for me to goto college all four years in EU?

Is it possible for me to goto college all four years in EU? Topic: The four steps in a research
June 24, 2019 / By Ben
Question: My family is all from Portugal, i speak at about a medium level, i have wanted to go to college there my whole life! Is this possible? If i save up enough, take intensive language classes right before begining, getting my studtent visa/ citizinship right after highschool and any other necessary steps in the procesess? It looks like it could be done from my vast research but it is a long procesess. I want to get my BA in english or ill double major and get my BA in english and BA in portugues, is this all possible? Any one have some suggestion on schools?
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Aaron Aaron | 10 days ago
I do not know if you had the chance yet, but look up scholarships that school offers. Also see about getting a student loan, if money is an issue. You could also save up, but the process would go faster doing both! As far as getting your student visa, that should be a fairly easy process... If you plan on being an international student. As far as citizenship goes, do you plan on moving there permanently? If that's the case, then applying to school might be a little difficult in gaining your citizenship. You might or might not get it on time for all the deadlines. I'm sure having a major/minor is possible at any college, especially if it's for languages. You already have a foot ahead in being familiar with Portuguese! So learning the rest should be easy, especially if you take classes for it.
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Aaron Originally Answered: Which goto telescope should I buy?
Carlo - You may be sensing a little bias, perhaps based on the way you have asked your question. Let me explain. It seems clear that you have already made up your mind between two options, neither of which are especially attractive to the experienced folks that you are asking here. It frankly sounds like this is your first telescope, and you are prepared to make your purchase with a few misconceptions firmly in place. Perhaps we can help, but only if you are willing to be patient and not rush into a purchase that you may soon regret. Each of these scopes is high on electronic steering capability, but pretty low on optical capability. The dealers are enthusiastic about advertising a 4,000 object database. What they don't tell you is that the aperture is sufficiently undersized that you will only be able to see perhaps 50 of those objects, and only a few with any detail at all. If you are in Melbourne, you probably have access to some pretty nice dark skies filled with views of the Milky Way. So it is not eminently clear to a geezer like me why you would want to spend half your scope budget on a computer that will require rebooting 30 minutes after sundown, then require a tedious setup, and finally hum and click and slew the scope over to almost point at an object that you can see simply by looking up - once you know where to look. You see, half the fun is knowing where to look. That takes a little time, but you will be taking that time anyway wrestling with the dang computer. That being said, perhaps you really, really want the GoTo feature. OK. If that is true, then I would certainly try to find the most aperture that you can with a quality mount. Aperture is what determines what you can see once the thing stops humming and allows you to look through the eyepiece. The bigger the aperture, the more you can see. Now, with the exchange rate at .91 or so, your 700 - 1000 translates to about 650 - 900 USD. In that range, I would at least consider: http://www.telescope.com/control/celestr... or if you can stretch a bit: http://www.telescope.com/control/celestr... I personally have the 11 inch version of the C6-SGT (with no GoTo, but with a clock drive). I have loved it for nearly a decade. These SCT scopes have a longer focal length, less tendency for aberration, and more aperture than your choices. I suspect the mounts are a little better too. I know the C6-SGT mount is better. In any case, you should take your time and look around a bit. Try to find a local amateur astronomy club and attend a few star parties. Take a look through their scopes, to see what you can expect. Aperture is very important. Electronics (at least fancy electronics) are not as critical. Patience is essential in this hobby, both in purchasing a scope and in learning the night sky. Good Luck and Clear Skies! ADDED: A couple more points: 1. A decent non-motorized Dobsonian is actually a little easier to operate than a scope with a clock drive, and quite a bit easier to operate than a typical GoTo scope (note that a clock drive simply keeps the scope centered on the target once it is acquired, while the GoTo actually finds and then tracks each target for you). Dobs are easy to assemble, easy to move, and the only drawback is that you have to occasionally push the scope slightly to maintain the view of the target as the earth rotates. With a typical magnification, this push must be accomplished every 30 sec or so if you don't have a clock drive. This sounds annoying, but it's not a big deal at all unless you are doing classroom demos, etc - in which case you have to re-center between each guest at your eyepiece. 2. That seems well-suited for you, since you plan to observe alone. I must tell you, however, that most beginners expect to do most of their observing alone. Most experienced amateurs rarely observe alone. The truth is, it gets cold and lonely out there. It is more enjoyable to share the hobby with others. This becomes more and more applicable as you spend more time with the scope and improve your skills.
Aaron Originally Answered: Which goto telescope should I buy?
I have a 114GT which was the forerunner to the 114SLT. Within a few months I was looking to buy a bigger scope. But then again, I jumped into the hobby with both feet. If you are looking for something to occasionally (read that to once or twice a year) view a few objects from the comfort of your back yard, these are fine. If you think you might get more serious about the hobby then I would concur with Geoff and suggest that you look at some of the fine dobsonians. Remember that no matter what you start with, there are a number of extras. More eye pieces that can range from $30 to $700 USD (depending on quality, manufacture etc.). If you get a computerized scope, you will want an auxiliary battery as the AA's don't last too long. You might need to get dew shield (depending on scope type) SCTs (like the 6" suggestions) are prone to dew. By the way, go for the 130 instead of the 114. The computer/mount are the same, but the scope is better. Whatever you buy, check out online user groups (Yahoo, CloudyNights, etc.) for getting up to speed faster.
Aaron Originally Answered: Which goto telescope should I buy?
The second one, the SkyWatcher 130mm, would be better for two reasons: 1) Larger aperture: 130mm vs. 114mm. 2) Better optical design. The 130mm has a simple parabolic design, while the 114mm uses the seriously flawed "short tube" design: a spherical mirror coupled with a built-in Barlow lens. This is limited to low magnifications and is very hard to collimate. I'd strongly recommend that you consider instead a non-motorized Dobsonian design instead. This will give you more aperture ( = brighter sharper images) for the same money. Here are a few web pages with good information on beginner's telescopes: http://www.gaherty.ca/tme/TME0702_Buying... http://www.scopereviews.com/begin.html http://observers.org/beginner/j.r.f.begi... For more advanced information, read Phil Harrington's Star Ware, 4th edition (Wiley). You'll get the greatest value for your money with a Newtonian reflector on a Dobsonian mount, such as these: http://www.telescope.com/control/category/~category_id=dobsonians/~pcategory=telescopes/~VIEW_INDEX=0/~VIEW_SIZE=1000000 http://www.skywatchertelescope.net/swtinc/product.php?class1=1&class2=106 Buy from a store which specializes in telescopes and astronomy, either locally or online; don't buy from department stores, discount stores or eBay as mostly what they sell is junk. Find your local astronomy club and try out different telescopes at one of their star parties: http://www.skyandtelescope.com/community/organizations I strongly recommend that beginners steer clear of astrophotography until they have learned their way around the sky. Astrophotography is by far the most expensive and difficult area of amateur astronomy. Many people who buy telescopes have no idea how to find interesting things to observe. A good introduction to finding things is NightWatch by Terence Dickinson (Firefly). A more advanced book is Star Watch by Phil Harrington (Wiley).

Sheryl Sheryl
If you get Portuguese citizenship then you won't need a visa. But even if you do need a visa, you can definitely study at a Portuguese university. Outside the U.S. there are usually no majors - in Europe you usually study one or two subjects for the entire duration of the undergraduate degree. In Portugal undergraduate degrees take three to four years. Also note that in Europe, public universities are usually better than private universities. Private universities are usually small and expensive, geared towards people with more money but worse grades. For a list of universities in Portugal, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_higher_education_institutions_in_Portugal#State-run_.28full_list.29 For a ranking of universities by entering grade, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Higher_education_in_Portugal#2008_admissions As you can see there, the top three universities that are neither a technical university nor a polytechnic institute were the Universidade do Porto, the Universidade do Minho, and the Universidade Nova de Lisboa in 2008. Note that you will likely have to have a native language level command of Portuguese to be able to study Portuguese in Portugal.
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Sheryl Originally Answered: If you were in Madison, Wisconson, would it be closer to goto the North Pole or Equator?
The North Pole and the Equator are virtually equidistant from Madison, WS. The Equator is about 30 miles closer. North Pole - 2856 miles Equator - 2823 miles These distances are from Google Measurement.
Sheryl Originally Answered: If you were in Madison, Wisconson, would it be closer to goto the North Pole or Equator?
Interesting question, it's almost smack in the middle, yet Madison's longitudinal coordinates are 43°4′N, which puts it a little closer to the Equator (equal distance to either would be at 45°N).

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