How I did it:
After an unsuccessful run at VCU, I was starting to wonder if college was right for me at all. After some consideration I applied to CNU--and was rejected.
As of Tuesday I am enrolled in a community college and I'm already feeling more confident. The key, I think, is that I have a PLAN. I'm enrolled in an Associate's liberal arts program, preparing to transfer to CNU for writing after a few years.
And from there, the world.
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