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Ok. So I just finished my first year in college. The first semester didn't go so well. I took 17 hours and it was just a little to much for me. Plus I was new to the whole college thing. I ended up failing 4 out of 5 classes. I know, tragic. My GPA was .35 and I was put on academic probation. My second semester was really good though. I took 18 hours and passed everything with at least a C. I got my GPA up to a 2.2 and I'm off of probation. I thought all was good until I got this letter saying that I was on academic suspension! WTH?!?!.. So I called the financial aid office at my school and asked what this meant and what i could do about it. She said that it means that i can't get any financial aid next semester because i didn't finish enough credits and i can either pay for the next semester out of MY OWN FUNDS or i can get it appealed. I come from a poor family so there is no way i can pay out of my own funds, so i guess i have to get it appealed. But how? What do I write in the appeal? Have any of you been on financial aid suspension? Did you get it appealed?