I just finished my first year back at college with ok grades, 3.5 and 3.182 for fall then spring respectively.
The problem is I was on a term by term review basis to make sure I was progressing ok. In spring my schizophrenia got a little hard to control and I missed a lot of classes. I had to make up 2 weeks of work for 4 classes in about 3 days.
I wasn’t able to finish one of my classes and I got an I for incomplete, it does not bring the GPA down but it does show I did not finish the class.
Because of that I lost my financial aid, my chances to get it back are very, very low. Just depressed about it but I’m looking into other options, I can’t afford college and I would have to do a year at full time with my own money if the appeal is denied.
I just don’t want to live like this forever, I want to work again and help people not be stuck here and relying on other people.
By the way the requirement I failed was 80% completion rate, I took 14 credit hours and completed 11 for a total of 78.57% completion. It wasn’t 80% so my aid is automatically cut off for now.
It feels hopeless, I will always be a schizophrenic…I will always be a convicted felon. This schooling was my chance out of this life, off of disability and to make a difference for the better. It almost feels like the voices did this on purpose, if they stop me from progressing then I am stuck with them.