Asperger's Syndrome, or AS, is a common condition part of a larger subset of developmental disorders collectively known as the autism spectrum. Individuals who have AS are often very intelligent and have focused and narrowly defined interests, but have difficulty understanding and interpreting social cues, such as tone of voice and body language. Often they seem aloof, uncaring or even rude, when in reality they simply don't understand. They must be taught the social skills that their typically developing peers learn naturally, which can be a laborious process.
It's inevitable – once you start classes, you're going to be crunched for both time and cash. And since you're not looking to order all your meals from McDonald's Dollar Menu (at least, I hope you're not), you'll need a plan. Otherwise, you'll find yourself deciding how to make a half-eaten bag of Doritos and minimarshmallows into a balanced meal at 11 p.m. on a Tuesday night. Been there, done that.