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Easy! Big Pay-out!! 2007 College Scholarship

by Pontiac1979 Posted 29th Dec 2006 at 8:38 PM - Updated 11th Mar 2007 at 4:29 AM by Pontiac1979 : changed keyword
33 Comments / replies (Who?) - 9 Feedback Posts
The Jock vonStrapp Athletic Scholarship

At last, a new College Scholarship for teens about to go to college! In the past, the Hogan Award for Athletics demanded a Level 8 or higher Body Skill rating -- and paid out only $ 750.

However, the new Jock vonStrapp Athletic Scholarship demands only a Level 2 in Body Skill rating -- and pays out a whopping $ 4,000 simoleans. This is the highest-valued college scholarship ever!!

What this means for your college-bound Sim:
1. Dorm living may be optional even in his/her freshman year - you could probably afford your own pad, and
2. Your Sim could start their own sorority or fraternity house as early as their freshman year, or
3. The 50-80 hours normally needed to perform Cafeteria or other college jobs just to make ends meet could be optional, and finally,
4. Your Sim, not already having an 8+ in Body, could actually have an incentive to visit the Campus Gym regularly.

Make sure you place both package files for this mod in your Downloads folder, as they are both in the rar file below.......

Thanks to the folks at SimPE and a special thank you to Smonaff, who answered my inquiries regarding some of the files I'd need to ammend to make the monetary and skill requirement changes, text consistencies, and Memory file changes it took to make this Modification possible for the very first time.

Comments and thank-you's are always read with appreciation!

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 2 University
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New_College_Scholarship_Pontiac1979.rar

Size: 33.5 KB · Downloads: 14,821 · 29th Dec 2006
33.5 KB 14,821 29th Dec 2006
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file.

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
  • Mac x64: /Library/Containers/com.aspyr.sims2.appstore/Data/Library/Application Support/Aspyr/The Sims 2/Downloads
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Instructor
#26 Old 17th Jun 2007 at 8:01 AM
How about Scholarships that revolve around Talent Badges? Perhaps a Robotics themed one?
I can imagine it now.

I don't get why so many Simmers hate Marsha Bruenig. She actually grows up to be quite pretty if you allow her to.
Test Subject
#27 Old 28th Jun 2007 at 2:38 PM
Thanks for creating this mod. But when I use it, I get a "bad gosub tree number" error. I guess something in my game that's conflicting, but exactly what I have no idea. I've tried backing up my data and reinstalling the game, but that doesn't work. Oh well.
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#28 Old 16th Jul 2007 at 4:08 PM
Over 7,000 people are enjoying this mod, and so far none has reported this.
You probably have something else that you've downloaded that's causing your error code.
Lab Assistant
#29 Old 23rd Sep 2007 at 4:59 AM
Just a friendly suggestion:
I think this download would be even better if it put the 4,000 simoleons on the 8 skill-point scholarship. It makes it more worthwhile and less feeling like a cheat. xP

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Test Subject
#30 Old 30th Dec 2007 at 8:10 AM
o.o awesome! I got kinda tired of my sims living with a whole bunch of others. Now I can buy a small house for them ^__^ Thanks a lot!!!
Lab Assistant
#31 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 3:41 AM
hahhaa.... nice

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Test Subject
#32 Old 5th Sep 2008 at 4:00 AM
Is this AL compatible?
Scholar
#33 Old 4th Sep 2009 at 10:25 PM
I'm trying this out.
Lab Assistant
#34 Old 30th Dec 2009 at 12:28 AM
i think this mod is outdated
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