Hi everyone, just reaching out for some advice about an incident that just happened. I was just recently academically dismissed from grad school, however not because of bad grades or not because of anything related with that. But it was because of a misunderstanding of not withdrawing from my class in time and getting a C- when I retook It later. Essentially, what happened was I took too many classes that semester, I could not focus on all four classes working two jobs 60 hours a week, and I focused on three and essentially gave up on one of them. I got an administrative withdrawal which means you don’t fail or pass, because the professor can’t tell what type of student you are etc. Afterwards I retook it but I got a C- and then all of a sudden I’m being booted out the door. I mean, I am fighting it, I really am. It’s just ridiculous. I’ve never failed a course, just happens that they only allow two attempts for this International Economics, and since I didn’t withdraw in time like I should have the first time, it’s being used against me. I can’t remember why I didn’t withdraw, I just was under so much stress at the time with four classes and two jobs.
I started the program in Jan 2020, and this coming fall semester was set to be my last one. It is ridiculous to be going through this.
My question is now, if I can’t get reinstated, can I apply to another grad program with just my undergraduate information, transcripts and forget about my first grad program? Does that make sense? Kind of like a fresh start per say?
Any advice would be greatly appreciated! I’m freaking about this situation, I don’t know what to do or what to expect. I’m glad I have faculty backing me up because they think it’s b.s but who knows. I’m just trying to plan for a possible Plan B.