No offered, and no way out

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Re: No offered, and no way out

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 11, 2011 12:15 am

(OP here)

Grades won't be known by students for at least a few weeks (maybe until June, according to the professor), but we (the message made it sounds like the others were contacted too) were given a sort of heads up. I don't think the instructor has ever failed students or given D's, so they thought it'd be better to warn in advance.

I don't know what to do, but I don't think it's worth sticking around. Campus is small and filled with gossip. People have and will get no offered this summer, and the guy who fails a class has to be near the top of the list.

I took a shot, tried my best and failed miserably, and now there's nothing to do but to move on. The shame and stupidity I feel is literally unbearable.

Thanks to anyone who listened. I'm deleting this account and then wrapping things up. Enjoy what you have while you have it!

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Re: No offered, and no way out

Postby Ty Webb » Wed May 11, 2011 12:18 am

Anonymous User wrote:(OP here)

Grades won't be known by students for at least a few weeks (maybe until June, according to the professor), but we (the message made it sounds like the others were contacted too) were given a sort of heads up. I don't think the instructor has ever failed students or given D's, so they thought it'd be better to warn in advance.

I don't know what to do, but I don't think it's worth sticking around. Campus is small and filled with gossip. People have and will get no offered this summer, and the guy who fails a class has to be near the top of the list.

I took a shot, tried my best and failed miserably, and now there's nothing to do but to move on. The shame and stupidity I feel is literally unbearable.

Thanks to anyone who listened. I'm deleting this account and then wrapping things up. Enjoy what you have while you have it!


:shock:

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Re: No offered, and no way out

Postby mths » Wed May 11, 2011 12:19 am

Anonymous User wrote:(OP here)

Grades won't be known by students for at least a few weeks (maybe until June, according to the professor), but we (the message made it sounds like the others were contacted too) were given a sort of heads up. I don't think the instructor has ever failed students or given D's, so they thought it'd be better to warn in advance.

I don't know what to do, but I don't think it's worth sticking around. Campus is small and filled with gossip. People have and will get no offered this summer, and the guy who fails a class has to be near the top of the list.

I took a shot, tried my best and failed miserably, and now there's nothing to do but to move on. The shame and stupidity I feel is literally unbearable.

Thanks to anyone who listened. I'm deleting this account and then wrapping things up. Enjoy what you have while you have it!

seriously dude

talk to someone

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Re: No offered, and no way out

Postby ResolutePear » Wed May 11, 2011 12:22 am

Somebody call the Suicide Hotline on the OP.

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Re: No offered, and no way out

Postby aliarrow » Wed May 11, 2011 12:26 am

If things are that bad why don't you just wait it out and see what happens anyway, since you have nothing to lose?
Either way, you'll still have a summer gig at a decent firm, a position tens of thousands of others would love to be in...

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Re: No offered, and no way out

Postby ResolutePear » Wed May 11, 2011 12:29 am

f7 wrote:
aliarrow wrote:If things are that bad why don't you just wait it out and see what happens anyway, since you have nothing to lose?

Because trollololo.


I was missing the part where he goes, "AAAIIEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE." :(

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Re: No offered, and no way out

Postby aliarrow » Wed May 11, 2011 12:29 am

f7 wrote:
aliarrow wrote:If things are that bad why don't you just wait it out and see what happens anyway, since you have nothing to lose?

Because trollololo.


Probably better safe than sorry with something like this. Taxguy seemed like a fairly obvious troll, but whaddya know...

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Re: No offered, and no way out

Postby PinkCow » Wed May 11, 2011 12:43 am

I really hope this is a joke.

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Re: No offered, and no way out

Postby OperaSoprano » Wed May 11, 2011 12:50 am

I contacted OP. I give everyone the benefit of the doubt and a fair chance to explain themselves before exclaiming "troll," even when circumstances are unusual.

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Re: No offered, and no way out

Postby patrickd139 » Wed May 11, 2011 12:52 am

ResolutePear wrote:Somebody call the Suicide Hotline on the OP.

It's posts like these which remind me that TLS collectively has a heart.

Srsly OP: better hope OS doesn't find this thread and it turn out to be a troll. Also, get help if srs.

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Re: No offered, and no way out

Postby patrickd139 » Wed May 11, 2011 12:53 am

FTR, was typing the last post before OS popped in.

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Re: No offered, and no way out

Postby TaipeiMort » Wed May 11, 2011 12:55 am

I really hope the OP is okay. Getting a bad grade will not get you no offered by itself many times. A lot of firms have a really bad work product/puke on a partner's wife while drunk no offer policy, not a "mess up in one class" policy.

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Re: No offered, and no way out

Postby Kohinoor » Wed May 11, 2011 12:58 am

Cavalier wrote:WTF did you do? At schools where "no one fails," failing an exam requires that you show up, spend a few minutes writing an answer to the first question, and then turn it in and leave. A good faith effort at taking the exam can't get you lower than a C. Unless you decided during the exam that you were sick of it and didn't want to finish, you shouldn't have gotten a D or F. Maybe there's been an error.

flame

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Re: No offered, and no way out

Postby OperaSoprano » Wed May 11, 2011 1:13 am

patrickd139 wrote:FTR, was typing the last post before OS popped in.


We can collectively help OP if OP is serious. TLS is the best for that kind of thing-- This website has resources I wouldn't expect to find anywhere else, in terms of advice about how to handle every major and minor bump on the road and crisis that comes up. People here are genuinely selfless, despite all the snark that goes on in the lounge. I have been incredibly moved by a lot of what I've seen.

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Re: No offered, and no way out

Postby OperaSoprano » Wed May 11, 2011 2:03 am

f7 wrote:
OperaSoprano wrote:
patrickd139 wrote:FTR, was typing the last post before OS popped in.


We can collectively help OP if OP is serious. TLS is the best for that kind of thing-- This website has resources I wouldn't expect to find anywhere else, in terms of advice about how to handle every major and minor bump on the road and crisis that comes up. People here are genuinely selfless, despite all the snark that goes on in the lounge. I have been incredibly moved by a lot of what I've seen.

I like how you're pretextually giving a shit about someone's problem to get in a jab about the lounge. Bra-vo.


Your hostility here is out of place. I contacted the OP some time ago, and several other mods are also looking into it. As for the lounge, it often gets unnecessarily snide and hostile in there, yes. If you would like to discuss it, I suggest doing so in another thread. My point above is that TLS as a whole is awesome, and TLSers come together when someone has need of us. I hope it won't be required in this situation.

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Re: No offered, and no way out

Postby mths » Wed May 11, 2011 2:06 am

OperaSoprano wrote:
f7 wrote:
OperaSoprano wrote:
patrickd139 wrote:FTR, was typing the last post before OS popped in.


We can collectively help OP if OP is serious. TLS is the best for that kind of thing-- This website has resources I wouldn't expect to find anywhere else, in terms of advice about how to handle every major and minor bump on the road and crisis that comes up. People here are genuinely selfless, despite all the snark that goes on in the lounge. I have been incredibly moved by a lot of what I've seen.

I like how you're pretextually giving a shit about someone's problem to get in a jab about the lounge. Bra-vo.


Your hostility here is out of place. I contacted the OP some time ago, and several other mods are also looking into it. As for the lounge, it often gets unnecessarily snide and hostile in there, yes. If you would like to discuss it, I suggest doing so in another thread. My point above is that TLS as a whole is awesome, and TLSers come together when someone has need of us. I hope it won't be required in this situation.

f7 really takes it too far sometimes

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Re: No offered, and no way out

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 11, 2011 12:11 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Failed a class (or got a D) at a school where no one fails. Will get no offered at both (borderline GPA will get killed). Too embarrassed to face anyone. Never felt this much shame or embarrassment, and it only keeps growing. I literally don't have the will to eat or sleep. Don't believe in an after life. Time to call it a ball game?


OP, if u were calling quits, half of my class would be dead by now, they didn't even get summer jobs. Life is about up and downs, and you are experiencing a little "down"ness, but you know what, it is nothing, the partners probably won't care. It's like 10 years down the line you are looking for a secretary, you won't care she failed sophmore advanced latin, your grades matter less b/c you've hired already.

Your life as many wonderingful things to offer in the future, you will look back and sees this is nothing.

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Re: No offered, and no way out

Postby OperaSoprano » Wed May 11, 2011 12:31 pm

OP responded to me this morning. I would like to respect this person's privacy and request that others please do the same. Thank you.

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Re: No offered, and no way out

Postby FlightoftheEarls » Wed May 11, 2011 12:41 pm

OperaSoprano wrote:OP responded to me this morning. I would like to respect this person's privacy and request that others please do the same. Thank you.

What is that even supposed to mean?

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Re: No offered, and no way out

Postby OperaSoprano » Wed May 11, 2011 12:43 pm

FlightoftheEarls wrote:
OperaSoprano wrote:OP responded to me this morning. I would like to respect this person's privacy and request that others please do the same. Thank you.

What is that even supposed to mean?

Apologies, got called away for a moment. That we're locking the thread.




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