TeenHelp
Support Forums Today's Posts

Get Advice Connect with TeenHelp Resources
HelpLINK Facebook     Twitter     Tumblr     Instagram    Hotlines    Safety Zone    Alternatives


You are not registered or have not logged in

Hello guest! (Not a guest? Log in above!)

As a guest on TeenHelp you are only able to use some of our site's features. By registering an account you will be able to enjoy unlimited access to our site, and will be able to:

  • Connect with thousands of teenagers worldwide by actively taking part in our Support Forums and Chat Room.
  • Find others with similar interests in our Social Groups.
  • Express yourself through our Blogs, Picture Albums and User Profiles.
  • And much much more!

Signing up is free, anonymous and will only take a few moments, so click here to register now!


Education and Careers Work of any kind can get stressful at times. Ask in this forum if you need help with coursework, applications, and more.

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread
  (#1 (permalink)) Old
manatee Offline
Member
Welcome me, I'm new!
*
 
manatee's Avatar
 
Name: Hollie
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Location: bed

Posts: 9
Join Date: October 19th 2014

College fail - January 8th 2015, 05:02 AM

This thread has been labeled as triggering by the original poster or by a Moderator. Please take this into consideration before continuing to read.

I wasnít aware that I was responsible for sending my transcripts to schools Iím applying to on the Common App. I missed two deadlines because of this. One of them was for my top choice school. I wasted over $100 applying to schools that wonít think about accepting me because I didnít send my transcripts on time. I want to punish myself every day for this until I finally decide to give in. Is there hope at all in this situation? I have to stop failing.
   
  (#2 (permalink)) Old
Eternal Offline
Member
TeenHelp Veteran
*************
 
Eternal's Avatar
 
Name: Nicole
Age: 25
Gender: Female
Location: PDX

Posts: 12,424
Join Date: October 14th 2010

Re: College fail - January 8th 2015, 06:08 AM

Have you tried calling the admissions office to the schools you didn't send transcripts to and explain the situation? If you got your application in on time, they might let you send in transcripts and still consider you. People who work in admissions offices want you to go to college, so it's definitely worth giving them a call.


And here you are living, despite it all.
Lead Moderator | Disputes Committee | HelpLINK Mentor
   
  (#3 (permalink)) Old
luckiicloverxx Offline
Member
Regular TeenHelper
*****
 
luckiicloverxx's Avatar
 
Name: Kyra
Age: 21
Gender: Female

Posts: 457
Join Date: November 2nd 2013

Re: College fail - January 8th 2015, 10:07 AM

Yeah, I agree. Call the admissions offices asap and explain that you didn't know!
  Send a message via Skype™ to luckiicloverxx 
  (#4 (permalink)) Old
Every note makes up a symphony
Experienced TeenHelper
******
 
ImprovisedStarlight's Avatar
 
Name: Kat
Age: 28
Gender: Female

Posts: 597
Join Date: January 8th 2012

Re: College fail - January 8th 2015, 01:46 PM

Call the admissions department and tell them that you're concerned that your transcript was never sent in. Tell them you will go to your counselor (or whoever handles them at school) today and get it sent out.

Sometimes, it's better to kind of shade the truth. I realize that a lot of people are going to tell you to be completely open and honest about you forgetting, but from a college admissions standpoint, it's better to tell them that you don't think it was sent out, rather than flat-out saying that you forgot. It makes you seem that you had timely and good intentions without lying, you see?



"It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness"-Chinese Proverb



Piano, Flute, Bassoon, Acoustic Guitar, Cello, Electric Guitar

LiveHelp Operator August 13th, 2012 General Forum ModeratorDecember 22, 2012 Videos Officer March 19th 2013
   
  (#5 (permalink)) Old
Not_here Offline
Member
I can't get enough
*********
 
Not_here's Avatar
 
Name: nobody
Gender: Other

Posts: 2,536
Blog Entries: 571
Join Date: October 24th 2011

Re: College fail - January 8th 2015, 04:43 PM

hey there,
I agree with everyone else! If you sent the application on time you should be okay if you just call and explain the situation. For me, my school sent my transcript because they don't let students do it themselves and universities are dealing with people from all over the country with various situations. They might understand. I wish you the best of luck! keep updating if you like.
   
  (#6 (permalink)) Old
Ambedo. Offline
I'm as sane as I ever was.

Outside, huh?
**********
 
Ambedo.'s Avatar
 
Name: Sam
Age: 26
Gender: Female

Posts: 3,588
Blog Entries: 26
Join Date: July 19th 2011

Re: College fail - January 8th 2015, 09:09 PM

I personally agree with Kat. It would probably look better if you told them that you weren't sure your transcripts were sent out and that you will be double-checking with your guidance counselor. College admissions tend to be sticklers about deadlines (at least at my school), so they might be more likely to consider allowing you to send your transcripts in late if they are able to assume that you had every intention of having it sent.


wanderlust consumed her;
foreign hearts & exotic minds compelled her.
she had a gypsy soul
and a vibrant heart for the unknown.
-d. marie
   
Closed Thread

Bookmarks

Tags
college, fail

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




All material copyright ©1998-2020, TeenHelp.
Terms | Legal | Privacy | Conduct | Complaints | Mobile

Powered by vBulletin®.
Copyright ©2000-2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search engine optimization by vBSEO.
Theme developed in association with vBStyles.