Academic probation is a bitch

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  1. applesbananas

    applesbananas Purple Belt

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    I was once a 3.0-4.0 student in school but something happened in high school. I became depressed and would ditch school constantly, not do homework, I even drew pictures on my tests. I don't know what it was. Maybe my parents' divorce. Then I went to jr college and did poor there too but I was under shutter circumstances. My father had gotten arrested and went to jail and later prison for life. On top of that I couldn't afford a car and I was working so I had to bike to school, then work, then home. Shit was ridiculous. I ending up failing or dropping half of my classes.

    Fast forward 4 1/2 years, I'm 23 and in the Air Force. I have matured and changed completely. I signed up for college again and they told me I'm still on academic probation, 4 1/2 years later. This is some bullshit. I know I fucked up before but I was 18-19 and I clearly changed. I used to never go to class and do drugs and shit.

    Shit sucks. I can only take 1 class at a time until my GPA raises.
     
  2. koolinkunming

    koolinkunming Silver Belt

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    Thunderflash500 Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Gotta pay for your mistakes
     
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    clutchCAT420 Black Belt

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    Try Trump University. My buddy knows a guy that is killing it in the market. Making $$$$ and went there.
     
  5. Lubaolong

    Lubaolong A natural consequence of gamma radiation

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    @applesbananas If you're in the AF, you should have easy access to take CLEP, DANTE, and other tests for college credits for free. Just pick a few of these exams, get a study book, and test out of them. I tested out of almost my entire undergrad degree.
     
  6. trolololol

    trolololol Guest

    Could be worse, you could be on double secret probation.
    <{katwhu}>
     
  7. Horse Style

    Horse Style Silver Belt

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    Half of your post is excuses, TS
     
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  8. Prefect

    Prefect Brown Belt

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    Isn't academic probation just don't fuck up again and you are out? Talk to the dean and they will probably let you take more than one class.
     
  9. bushman505

    bushman505 Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Well, at least it's not double secret probation....
     
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    HARRISON_3 Gold Belt

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    Came here to say this.
     
  11. TeTe

    TeTe Favorite Worst Nightmare Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Well, do well in a couple classes and get off of probation. If you got your shit together now, this will quickly work itself out methinks.
     
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  12. VulcanNervPinch

    VulcanNervPinch Silver Belt

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    Is this the same school? Are you living with your mom now?
    I can't imagine a different school putting you on probation 5 yrs later. Maybe go somewhere else?

    If you can't afford to live in a different district, I guess you have to just suck it up for a couple semesters.
     
  13. FierceRedBelt

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  14. El_Dyablo619

    El_Dyablo619 Head of C.I.A.

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    Looks like probabtion ran in your family TS
     
  15. Smashandgrab

    Smashandgrab Red Belt

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    Ruthless.
     
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