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My guidance counselor sent the wrong transcripts to ALL my schools!:(

UsernameofmeganUsernameofmegan Registered User Posts: 33 New Member
edited February 2011 in College Admissions
My guidance counselor informed me last week that he sent the wrong transcripts to every single one of my schools. All of the deadlines for my schools were in December or early January, so I am quite concerned. The transcripts he sent out to my colleges said I took the same classes my sophomore and freshman years and took sophomore classes my junior years. At my school we aren't allowed to take APs until my junior year, so basically, half of my APs are missing, and many of my core science and math classes are, too. He notified all the schools, but the admissions processes are already in motion, and I am afraid they will not consider me for scholarship money or even admission because of how screwed up my file is. I called all the schools, and while some them have replaced my incorrect transcripts with correct ones my guidance counselor sent, others are saying they will "figure out the error as they go." I am really, really upset. This mistake has already made me receive a deferral from one of my top choices because of the credits that were missing.

I don't know what to do, and I feel really screwed over and sad. Has this happened to anyone else? I think I am going to go cry now.

Oh, and on a lighter note, despite my screwed up transcripts, Towson University (my safety school) accepted me with almost a full scholarship. I can really tell they dug deep into my file. /sarcasm
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Replies to: My guidance counselor sent the wrong transcripts to ALL my schools!:(

  • UTPG1234UTPG1234 Registered User Posts: 579 Member
    You can appeal the decision of the school that turned you down and in this case you have a real reason to appeal. As for the rest of them just stay calm you are going to get some insight into these schools that few students get. You will get to see how good the admin is at these schools. You have your safety and as you said they took the time to look into your file so if that is the worst choice you have on your list then I would not worry.
  • nysmilenysmile Registered User Posts: 5,850 Senior Member
    Email the schools. Explain the situation again. Make certain to tell them that the GC has resent corrected transcripts and that they should be used when reviewing your application.

    It will work out so don't stress too much.

    ps--keep hardcopies of the email correspondences.
  • UsernameofmeganUsernameofmegan Registered User Posts: 33 New Member
    I am the type of person who stresses out over everything. It is a rather annoying quality... Anyway, I already called most of my colleges, and emailed one. I feel like emailing them after calling will just be bothering them, so I don't know.
  • SandroRodriguesSandroRodrigues Registered User Posts: 683 Member
    You've already worked out the solution; there's not much more you can do. Try to relax a little bit and watch things from above. I once read that "if you think you have a big problem, you're just being a small person."
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