So my mom was reading the local newspaper last night, and in an article listing all the college graduates in this area, my name does not appear. I wasn't worried, because The Lawrence County Record has forgotten to list names here and there before. But no, the newspaper was foretelling of my future agony.
I get shocked out of sleep by my cell phone, and when I pick up, my mom says "YOU'RE NOT GETTING YOUR DEGREE. THE SCHOOL ISN'T GOING TO GIVE IT TO YOU." So naturally, I nearly fall out of bed in an unhappy flail. While I was sleeping, apparently both of my parents had called the school, and found out that there was ONE MORE CLASS my transcript said I needed to take (Professional Writing - Eng 310). 2 semesters ago, my adviser, the English department head, and the teacher of Eng 310 all that Creative Writing majors do not need that class, though. That the system was wrong.
So for two hours, I was trying to keep my cool while calling various registrar workers, my adviser, and the English department head. I managed to sound sane when on the phone with people, but as soon as I hung up I would start screaming ^^;. I don't think the neighbors called the cops though, so it's okay.
Anyway, after calling lots of people, and after those people calling each other, it's sorted out. I'm okay. I'll get my degree. The system was indeed wrong, and they were supposed to fix it two semesters ago, but someone forgot apparently. SO YEAH. I don't know what I would've done if the school wouldn't let me graduate for some reason. I already had a job. I bought a computer for going to Japan. I acquired a large amount of professional work clothes, and various other things I need to bring with me. It would've been THE WORST if the school withheld my degree.
It's okay now, though. I still feel UBER stressed, after having my worst fear loom up and rear it's head at me, though -.o;. *collapses in mental exhaustion* Mer.