kageisuke: Mitani from Hikaru no Go (FUCKING MADAGASCAR DDDD<)
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FIRST!

OTAKON. Who on my f-list [lj only people] are coming and going to be in my room? My calculations are 7 people right now, but a few maybes.

NEXT!

SCHOOL. I have applied, spoke with my counselor. I skipped... a few steps I think. .__. I have to speak with the transfer specialist, and then probably financial aid. I have grant money to use, but I don't know how the hell all of this stuff works. I know I need the money to pay for classes and the books and all, but I'm hoping I'll have some left over. I'm kind of doubting it. BUT going back into school on a full time basis WOULD delay my student loans. Which is a major part of why I can't ever catch up. 200 bucks going towards that every month.

Even if I only go full time one semester [fall] I would still have 6 months after that before they start again. And by that time, I'll have paid off one of my loans, and if I do it right, possibly my car, too. That would be such a load off. But then all the money would just go to my mother, who I... haven't really been paying all of my rent to since I moved in. ⌐_⌐ I have a roommate now, finally, a co-worker who's nice |D and it's amazingly helpful for my mother to have someone who is actually PAYING to stay in the house. But then the AC blew up. So she's still in the hole paying for that. It's like Murphy's Law decided to target us specifically.

And, of course, I don't know which courses I want to take. I have been looking at the Networking Fundamentals, because I thought to myself that maybe that's what I should have done. It has more hands on work and not just staring at the computer all day. Probably. It's a certificate and not a degree, but based on it I can get my A+ cert later, which I should have had ages ago, and yet 8|a

But then there's WELDING. I don't know why that's stuck in my head, but I kind of want to go for it. It's also just a certificate, but I figure I could get it in two semesters as extra classes to take. Problem is, it's at another campus. It's a good clip away, but I believe some classes are at the campus closest to me. If I'm lucky, it's the ones that are the fundamentals that I need to take first that are over here, so I can figure out whether to power on or just drop it. At least with the networking stuff it's all over here. If I like the classes, I can jump right into the associates while trying to find a service desk job or something. I thought about a bachelors, but computer science is a lot of math and programming and that's why I didn't want to do web design. The programming part that is. Eventually I will probably have to get a bachelors in SOMETHING so that I can get higher paying jobs, but I'm just happy to have some kind of plan.

I haven't told my mother anything either, because then she'll act all happy and if I drop the ball her disappointment will crush me. ;__;

THEN!

Work. Not getting enough pay, as usual. Not enough hours, but I don't really want more. I'm hoping to get a call for that post office job at the end of this month, but who knows. If I do, then I'll have that, my current job, and school. I don't know how that'll work, but I have to give it a shot. If all else fails, I'll have to drop down from my current job to one day a week or something. I just need to keep it because I DEMAND to get my vacation week. I would also like to keep my insurance, but pft. Who knows.

Date: 2011-07-15 10:28 pm (UTC)
infiniteviking: A bird with wings raised in excitement. (6)
From: [personal profile] infiniteviking
UM

SO.

I am two tics away from saying heck with it and flailregistering for Otakon even though I don't know how I'll get there yet. Do you still have room for one more?


also welding sounds really cool for some reason.

Date: 2011-07-15 11:10 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kageisuke.livejournal.com
8D Yes! We'll have room! Though you wouldn't get a bed >_>

Right now, I have 4 people who aren't sure they're going. I have seven definite, possibly 11. As long as you don't mind squeezing on the floor, I'll be glad to have you 8D

Doesn't it? That's why I was floundering, but now I'm just going with networking.

Date: 2011-07-15 11:19 pm (UTC)
infiniteviking: A stern eagle staring at the camera. (5)
From: [personal profile] infiniteviking
W0000000T. I am fine on the floor! \o/ And I just figured out I don't need to preregister because I can pay the same price at the door anyway. Asdlgk, looking forward to this. /o/

Probably more useful in this economy, yeah.

Date: 2011-07-15 11:42 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kageisuke.livejournal.com
=D Are you cooooming? Just let me know at least a week before so I can tell people the final price. LOL THAT DUE DATE IS NEXT THURSDAY.

I think we have a shortness of welders, too. Lots retiring, not so many going into it, but. Hng. I'll give Networking a try first.

Date: 2011-07-15 11:50 pm (UTC)
namesram: Fanart of Ram whipping his head around to catch someone off guard. (63)
From: [personal profile] namesram
At this point, I will tentatively say YES!! And ok, by next Thursday it is. I will spend ALL OF NEXT WEEK trying to find a ride. And if not I'll go by bus and make it work because this is going to happen.

GOOD LUCK! \o7

Date: 2011-07-16 12:18 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kageisuke.livejournal.com
Woo hoo /o/ I'll pencil you in!

o7

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