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Happy Day at my house


Replies to: Happy Day at my house

  • lamomlamom Registered User Posts: 1,385 Senior Member
    More cyber hugs & congratulations.
  • soozievtsoozievt Registered User, ! Posts: 31,717 Senior Member
    Thank you all once again. It means a LOT!

    I am grateful that my daughter, in lieu of her ordeal and situation, is now getting such positive college news and that it did not end up that she was laying in a hospital bed and getting rejection after rejection to top it off. Today, AGAIN she got an acceptance and is again very happy and feeling affirmed. She got into Boston Conservatory with a scholarship. She has yet to hear from Carnegie Mellon. She got her financial aid award (included very substantial scholarship) from Emerson today but they have yet to tell her if she is into the BFA program there, though was admitted to the college back in December. She was not yet been told if she got into Honors College there (to which she applied). She called and asked about it and they said not until April 15? Makes no sense to me cause who is going to weigh an offer at that point when the other offers are on the table? But she is batting really well. I am almost embarrassed to admit it given the very difficult odds of getting into any of these BFA programs and seeing kids closed out. But right now, I'm glad my daughter has something this happy as she goes through recovery. And the other big news is that she finally gets off of bedrest tomorrow after living for three weeks in a hospital bed. She will have to go up the stairs on her butt but I don't think she cares. She has a ways to go but this is surely a big step. My other daughter is here now and so things are pretty good in my house all things considered.

    Thanks again for the warm thoughts everyone!
  • twinmomtwinmom Registered User Posts: 2,826 Senior Member
    So glad to hear more good news about your daughter - health-wise and admittance-wise!

    Is she leaning toward any school yet?
  • maritemarite Registered User Posts: 21,586 Senior Member

    Thanks for sharing the good news. The story of the senior who did not make it is heartbreaking. What her parents must be feeling...
  • berurahberurah - Posts: 4,560 Senior Member

    I'm so very glad to hear that the good news continues to pour in for your sweet daughter! Congrats on all the latest acceptances and BIG money! Wow, you daughter will have SO many decisions to make~how wonderful! ~berurah
  • ariesathenaariesathena Registered User Posts: 5,088 Senior Member
    YAY! Tisch AND merit money AND honours college!
  • achatachat Registered User Posts: 2,146 Senior Member
    Susan, congrats to your daughter on Boston Conservatory as well. Now she'll have a lot to think about while recovering...Wow!!!!
  • evitajr1evitajr1 Registered User Posts: 943 Member
    CONGRATS! I know how this feels - we are also waiting for 3 envelopes. I am new to these threads, but in the last couple days, I feel as though I have come to know you all. We all share in the trepidation and joy. One's joy is ours, too, as we anxiously wait.
  • AlumotherAlumother Registered User Posts: 6,239 Senior Member

    Here's one more thing. I can tell from your posts and what you say that you honor obligations. I hereby and I bet all of us completely remove any obligation to reply to emails. That's the least we can do given all you have been taking care of lately. I hope spring is come now to Vermont and if not, here is some cyberspring from California. Congratulations for your daughter and looking forward to hearing her if she should ever decide to go on the "A" company tour of her first Bway musical.

  • simbasimba Registered User Posts: 6,092 Senior Member
    Susan from Vermont: Congratulations on all those acceptances
  • sybbie719sybbie719 Super Moderator Posts: 22,597 Super Moderator

    Congratulations on the list of amazing schools that D has to choose from. Thank goodness that all is going well with her recovery. Although her feet may not be able to do it now, in her heart I know she is doing the dance of joy and we are all dancing for her (ok, I'll confess, I'm doing it badly but dancing just the same :)).
  • clipperclipper Registered User Posts: 30 Junior Member
    So happy for your D! I am glad she has so many choices and I hope I get to see her on the stage one day!
  • over30over30 Registered User Posts: 2,411 Senior Member
    Susan, so glad to hear all of the good news. Sounds as if your D is healing nicely and has a difficult decision to make with so many wonderful offers.
  • bookwormbookworm Registered User Posts: 8,809 Senior Member
    I'm so hapy for your DTR and the family. News is so great, especially with everything she's been thru
  • tlaktantlaktan Registered User Posts: 2,273 Senior Member
    Bah! I'm so sorry I'm late Soozievt! Congratulations! Your daughter seems like a very amazing person and she is fortunate to have you as her mom. I'm sure she'll find success wherever she goes!
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