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Unsure how to do this - January 29th 2009, 09:54 AM

I've been out of school for almost a year now. Quit the end of my 11th year. I am currently waiting on my GED (General Education Diploma). I took the test and should be getting the results any day now.

Well, my problem is that every time I schedule a college visit, my mom makes me cancel it for one reason or another, although we had decided on the day together.

I don't know what to do. I have no transportation and I'm not sure how to decide where to go. My mom's no help.

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Re: Unsure how to do this - January 29th 2009, 10:18 AM

I would tell her firmly that you'd arranged these dates well in advance. Are there no friends that they can take you?
   
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Re: Unsure how to do this - January 29th 2009, 10:19 AM

Could you perhaps ask a friend or different family member to take you, if your mum is going to mess you around this much, try and find an alternative option. This is your future career and you need to go to the colleges.

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Re: Unsure how to do this - January 29th 2009, 10:56 AM

Yeah. I tried my dad twice, but he makes up excuses to not take me. And the only friend I have who can drive is two hours away. ><

I'll try and approach my mom differently about this and hopefully she'll stop acting so childish...

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