Yesterday I went to register for the summer semester at
Out came the class schedule again and we drummed through, her helpfully pointing out possible classes and me trying to downplay the whole idea of having to repeat courses. When I finally emerged from the darkness that is the ‘
The funny thing about this, and yes there is a little humour involved, that another guy had it much worse than me. Dad sent me an excerpt from a blog titled, “The Night Watch Sees All”, if I am remembering right this guy is also a former (or current?) Mercy Shipper. Anyhow, here’s what he wrote…poor bloke…
30 November 2005 7:51 PM
An Extremely Unhappy Post Wherein I May Seem To Question The Sanity Of
Number of high school AP courses I completed: Four
Years of my life spent at a well-known liberal arts college: Four and a half
Degree already completed: Bachelor of Science
Major type: Double
Number of credits amassed: One hundred and sixty (160)
Number of classes for which this local community college will grant me transfer credit: One (1)
Wait. Sorry. Sorry, let me just make sure, one more time, that I have this right. I spent eighty thousand dollars and a full one-fifth of my life earning a double-major bachelor's degree, and of those hundred and sixty credit hours I have earned through hard work, study, and an unbelievable amount of money, your community college will accept ONE CLASS???
Thank you. I just wanted to make the world aware of that.