April 30th, 11:56 AM: Downsized from standing summer job. No one thought to notify me, I had to call and ask if I’d been axed.
May 6th, 2:54 PM: Received bill for $2,544, more than double my net worth. Looks like this semester’s on me after all.
May 6th, 4:15 PM: Noticed that the $2,544 is DUE on May 19th. The Financial Aid office sent bills to the wrong address all semester, so this is the first one I’ve received.
May 6th, 4:16 PM: Panic sets in. OHHHHHH, THE PAIN! THE PAIN!
May 7th, 1: 37 PM: E-mail from work-study boss informs me that our department’s budget has been cut; only two computer labs will remain open this summer. Does it take 50 employees to run two labs? No. Jaunty Dame is up ye olde creek, sans paddle.
May 7th, 6:10 PM: I’ve decided what to wear for graduation:
Times are hard.