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Oh, many failures abound. I believe that most of them do not belong to me, but effect me a lot. This is going to be about school and a new job.

First: School.

I have registered for classes, but I need to change two of them. I need 12 credits to make full time and not lose my grant money. Also so that I can defer my loans for school. I have to figure out WHICH to take though. So far I have 8 credits that I KNOW I'm going to take. And then I have to find a 4 credit so it's an even twelve so I have enough money without paying out. If I would do a 3 credit and then find a 1 credit diddly class just for shits and giggles I would, but gdi. Can't find them and I don't want to scour the whole catelog, and I can't search the database by how many credits the classes are. Bollocks.

Then I still have to make sure financial aid goes through, and I put in my transfers from my two colleges so I'm waiting to see what they're going to accept as credits. Hopefully at least the basics and the basic computer class. I refuse to take that shit again for 20 bucks only to fail because the tests are stupid. There are 5 different ways to do EVERYTHING in microsoft products, yet they only want you to do everything ONE way, and if you click wrong, penalized. I click all over the place when doing stuff, I'm not wasting 20 bucks to take a test I know I'll fail.


AND NOW WORK: Oh. LOL. The USPS is a piece of work. I knew this was going to happen. I put in for the job, and they called me back this past Tuesday? She asked how soon I could start, and I said I had to give two weeks to my current job and she said, no joke, verbatim, "We don't got that amount of time. We need people now." Holy shit. You want people to drop EVERYTHING and burn bridges for you. Okaaay. Long story short, she was R U D E. She said she'd call back that day or the next day. She didn't. Instead, my mother called me this morning telling me to get there before 10:30 so I can do medical stuff and all. I'm like ajskfja because not so much sleep, going to bed at 3 am and mother calls at 9am. Mostly because I was venting to Kris about the rude lady.

So I go up there, annoyed because there's a chance that Orientation is going to be Saturday and Monday. Really. WTF. How do you call people in on Thursday and then turn around to start them working Saturday? Even if it's orientation. That's why they have shitty people. Because the only ones who can get a job are a. people who have no job right now [for varying reasons, not all bad]; and, b. people willing to drop their other job with no notice; otherwise known as discourteous bastards.

It was only supposed to take ten minutes, but APPARENTLY I had to do the interview and such too because the medical stuff wasn't supposed to happen until after I got the interview and was going to be hired e___e WELP. So I did the med stuff and took my interview. But LOL I had work at 12:30 and had no idea I was going to be there from 10:20 until 12. They don't seem to realize I have other obligations. They want you to drop everything RIGHT THEN and bend over backwards. If you don't, they skip right over you and just take someone else. It's such bull.

But now, at least orientation isn't Saturday~ But it's still Mon-Wed, 8-12. Oh, joy! Still less than a week's notice. And the new schedule hasn't even been posted for next week. So I have to go in tomorrow and fucking scramble around to try and GIVE people my shifts or change shifts so I can make orientation, because if I don't, *skips right over* and then I'll be shit out of luck. The other job that I really want that's paid more is still calling people, and my score was shitty, so I'm way down on the list. I'm hoping already being in the system will give me a leg up.

Even if it doesn't, if I can hack this 40+ hour a week job AND school I'll be able to get ahead on bills and have a nice nest egg. But I'm still kinda mad, because the way they're talking, I'm going to have orientation Mon-Wed, and they might ask me to go in to work WEDNESDAY NIGHT. I'm so pissed! It's bad enough that I can't go to Otakon now. But I can't even spend that night with everyone to joke around before they all head up. And then Cheza is still going to be in town until Wednesday, so I have to spend time with her, but I just. Don't know how I'm going to work this and still sleep. *cries*

My life. Full of fail. But at least I'll be able to pay Pan back for registering for me for the past two years >_>

Date: 2011-07-22 01:11 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] contactcomfort.livejournal.com
Wow, that is incredibly rude of them to assume that you could drop everything and start working for them. Yeah they need people now, but AT LEAST two weeks is standard practice! Nice one, USPS. And I'm sorry you can't go to Otakon mow, but at least you've got a full plate. It seems like a lot, I know, but a lot of people do it, and I'll be in the same boat in the fall. 8( *curls around*

Date: 2011-07-22 01:48 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kageisuke.livejournal.com
My mother told me they do this shit ALL the time. They are so unorganized and late and last minute with everything. It's just the one lady who's in charge that's like that, not everyone else. But since she's the one running the time table, she screws up everyone.

Are you still going to Otakon =D I've been assuming you were staying in your parents hotel.

Date: 2011-07-22 02:52 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] contactcomfort.livejournal.com
Yeah well, it's probably people like her who are why the USPS is cutting down on service and hours, and the post office is on the edge of oblivion. :| Thanks lady. And yeah, I meant to get back to you earlier, but I'm still going, and staying with my folks. I guess it's a good thing they made that reservation almost a year ago, derp derp!

Date: 2011-07-22 02:53 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kageisuke.livejournal.com
Yeah, that and unions. People not sending as much mail, too many people working who are inept. Horrible customer service, and just a general bad attitude from people.

Yeah, I actually had three rooms. :| I just dropped two of them.

Date: 2011-07-24 12:17 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sannask.livejournal.com
"If you don't, they skip right over you and just take someone else. It's such bull."

sadly, with this kind of unemployment, that's just flat out to be expected. >_<.

good luck with everything >__<.

Date: 2011-07-24 03:36 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] epitomeofvanity.livejournal.com
While I don't expect them to be all 'Oh, okay, we'll delay it for you', they are just snide and rude. There's no reason to treat someone less than human the FIRST time you call them.

I'll need it. That bad attitude is probably going to wear on my after a while, good money or not.

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