Dealing With Waiting

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  1. danielwhit

    danielwhit Daniel

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    Hey everyone,
    I've posted here a few times asking about my qualifications and if you gave insight on one of those threads, thank you.
    I sent in my ED application about a week ago and am currently waiting. I saw that letters of acceptance (knock wood) and letters otherwise are sent out in the first few weeks of December.
    So, my question is: how did you all deal with the waiting? The process is out of my hands at this point and I did everything that I could think of to better my chances, but I am still constantly thinking about that letter and it's driving me crazy.
    Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.
    Thank you again for helping
    Daniel
     
  2. pennak

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    Work out. Get into shape. Go on-line get a copy of VMI's VFT levels and start. If you get in, you'll need to pass the VFT and working out will take your mind off it.
     
  3. bjkuds

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    DS is a current Rat. Pennak is correct...Run and run some more. Work on pull ups their way. But most of all ENJOY your last year of High School. Things are about to drastically change for you whether you get into VMI or not. Keep your academics high because all appointments are tentative. They will get your final HS transcript. Just make the most of being with your family and friends this final year of school. Don't miss out of what you can enjoy today because to are worried about something that you have no control over at this point. As you stated you have done all you can do so you just have to let the decision come in due time and trust that the outcome is the correct one for you. Eat your favorite foods, text yourself silly and watch TV now while you can.. but study and work out too:biggrin:
     
  4. solon

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    "The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.". Ralph Waldo Emerson. It is deliciously uncertain possibility with a side of anxiety and anguish. I'm working on plan B, running, going to the gym a lot. Doesn't stop me from checking the ROTC status page and post view ten times a day. Like it's really going to tell me anything. Gotta go play video games with my little bro-I know he's gonna miss me. (Or the other way around . . .)
     
  5. danielwhit

    danielwhit Daniel

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    As much as I would LOVE to run and workout and do pushups and pullups, I had surgery on a 180 tear of the labrum in my shoulder, so I'm in a sling for three weeks and my shoulder can't move at all.
    As soon as I get this sling off (GUH) I will absolutely start doing everything you all listed.
     
  6. solon

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    Oh man, that's rough. It would be hard to keep my mind off this thing if I couldn't be in motion. One thing you can look at that might give your mind peace is the "class of 2015 statistics" at the VMI.edu web page. Go to admissions, then quick facts. Should be somewhere on that link as a PDF. It showed how many students were accepted at each SAT level. No guarantee of admittance but better than subjective "thumbs up" from bloggers. Hope you heal fast.

    Found the link to 2015 stats

    http://www.vmi.edu/uploadedFiles/Admissions/Class_of_2015 Sheet1.pdf

     
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