The 3- and 10- year bar is triggered by unlawful presence, not unlawful status. Unlawful presence in your case would accumulate from the time that USCIS told you in writing that you were out of status and had to leave the country until USCIS (or the COurt) received your asylum application.
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Your status terminates when you stop attending college plus the grace period
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