How everything was taken from me and my dreams shattered

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  1. RancidRancid

    RancidRancid Member

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    Hello everyone

    As you may have noticed. I'm using the computer, and the Internet, and that's peculiar since I should be at Norwich.

    Unfortunately,I contracted a medical illness that failed to remedy by arrival day, and I could not make it to the school.

    I will have to say, being 18 years old, and trying to decide whether or not you can do all the tasks asks of you, leave all the new close friends you've made, and face the fear and uncertainties of home and your future, was te hardest decision I ever made in my life.
    I was suppose to fly up Friday but got so sick in the airport. So in true spirit of NU and their motto, I will try, I tried driving up there. And when I got to montpelier I prayed for a miricale, which unfortunately never came.

    I will never forget the instantaneous pai. That shot through my body web I said I can't go, I can't do it. I will never forget this empty feeling only filled with grief an sorrow.
    It's not a fair decision for a kid to make, and I had to grow up real fast this weekend, and be strong while I watchd the other room families get into their cars and take pictures, ad go to school
    I sat silently and cried.

    Now an I'm home, still with my sickness, I know I couldn't have done it,
    Probably. I didn't want my rook week to be about the inside of infirmarys.the docotor said that although te condition will get better, it's not certain when.

    Tomorrow I will be calling Norwich to see what
    My options are
    I hope they will be kind

    My heart is still in Vermont
    In my room
    In Wilson hall
    With my roommates
    And the platoon I never met
    In a company I was never ment to be in.

    Any advice or comments of encouragement would be really appreciated in this time of great hardship and desperation
    Thank you.
     
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  2. EDelahanty

    EDelahanty Member

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    sent you a PM.
     
  3. NorwichDad

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    Take a deep breath

    Relax kid. Call the school tomorrow. You are only 18 with a long way to go. Sickness happens.

    Call the school in the AM. They may be calling you.

    Best of Luck. Be strong and try.

    Good Luck
     
  4. Lawman32RPD

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    Good luck and best wishes for a speedy recovery.
     
  5. CoachBart

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    Take a deep breath...

    Take a deep breath...and relax. Things like illnesses happen all the time. Injuries and all kinds of crazy things happen. I am 100% sure that the school will work with you on whatever needs to be done to get you in school. Please post an update when you are settled in. Its gonna be ok.
     
  6. RancidRancid

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    UPDATE

    UPDATE:

    Thank you all for your kind words and advice in a time that was most trying on me. NU has offered to take me as a civilian in the spring but unfortunately at the moment there is no housing. So that is something to maye consider in the meanwhile.
    However, in the interim, the head of admissions said I have a very strong chance of being readmitted for the rook class of 2013 but they would like to see that I'm doing something for 12 months so they reccomendsd I take some college classes elsewhere, not a full time student but, just a class or two.
    NU is very hard on transferable credits, they don't really accept any, so my paretns and I have decided to not be a full time student elsewhere and just take like 2 classss in the fall, and in the spring get a job.

    NU has rolling admissions so as soon a my counselor there gives me the green light I will reapply an take it from there

    Again thank you for your help guys.
    Any other advice or recommendation at this time would be most helpful.
     
  7. NorwichDad

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    Good Luck to you

    At 18 you have plenty of time. I wish you the best in health and happiness.

    Norwich from what I heard was pretty good about transfer credits.
     
  8. BigDenny1020

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    You're a tough kid Sam and I'm damned glad to know you're bouncing back from this stronger than ever. You have a fine career ahead of you, we both do, and don't let this stand in your way, as far as anxiety about rook or frog week. Best of luck to you, my friend :thumb:
     

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