After starting what I thought to be such a promising quarter at UC Davis, where I could finally shake my past demons and start to move forward towards finally getting that elusive bachelors degree, I was hit with an email just two hours into my first class three weeks ago:
"Academic Disqualification. We are planning to remove you immediately, please go to this link to set up a petition appointment."
Of course, that was the same day I had 5 classes, an interview, and an orientation for my internship.
So the day that began so well was changed in an instant because of one single email. I had committed myself to being more positive with things in my life, especially with myself. I...[read more]