i really hate doing this i really really do but it’s come to the point where i physically, emotionally and mentally cannot take it anymore.
my family physically, emotionally and mentally abuses me.
long story short, i live in an abusive household. my parents are forcing me into debt by threatening me to go to university (when my job career path does not call for it).
i cannot come out, i am not safe. they do not believe in mental illness and have THREATENED ME (physically as well) if i chose to take medication (which i desperately need for my mental illnesses, i still take it even with the backlash from my parents). they have threatened to kick me out and block my bank card and phone if i do not go to school, even when i dont need and and they make me take a ridiculous amount of classes, hence digging my own grave of debt. ALSO, adding to the school thing. i will have NO INSURANCE AND NO FINANCIAL AID (if i drop out) for my mental and physical illnesses in which i need medication for.
basically, im living in a house that in inhibiting me from transitioning, draining me of all my money and forcing me through an expensive education and debt and threatening me to do so . im sorry if this isnt making sense but im so tired and stressed.
i’ve done my part though, i have gone to school (from highschool, summer classes and university without a break), kept up my grades, DROPPED ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE, i am now straight edge (this has saved me tons of money and has helped my emotional state tremendously, ive spent more time being productive and less time in the hospital and in therapy which also costs money) and even gotten 2 JOBS. i do commissions and i work COUNTLESS HOURS at mcdonalds, unfortunately because i have mcdonalds, my parents are now trying to make me pay for EVERYTHING, even things they want, and i really REALLY CANT AFFORD THAT.
my goal is to move out into the apartment with my boyfriend @animeadult and our awesome friend @cruciphix by april. however, my family has already drained my first paycheck and yet they take it out on me (even though it wasn’t a lot in all honesty, it was a lot to ME), ive been trying to earn DOUBLE by taking in more commissions and snagging as many hours as i can from mcdonalds.
im so tired and so desperate to leave my abusive family, and find a way to pursue my transition in a safe environment for me physically, emotionally and mentally. i genuinely apologize that it has come to this but PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE if you can
please donate to my paypal, its firstname.lastname@example.org
and if u cant please spread this i just need to get out so badly i need to leave i really need to leave please help me.
if anything i will send a small drawing to those who donate as a thankyou, and you can even commission me its the same paypal just please.
i really need help and i know tumblr is a great place to go when someone needs it.
thank you for reading this and please share for me.
Need more financial aid from your dream college? Here are 3 ways to get additional money.
It’s college acceptance letter time. Mid March to April 1 is typically when most high school seniors are notified whether they got into college — and how much financial aid they’ve been offered, if any. It can be stressful, especially if you didn’t get as much financial aid as you need.
But it turns out you may be leaving money on the table. Here are the three major ways you can make your case to get more aid — and how to do it.
1. Show that your financial situation has changed.
The easiest way to negotiate more financial aid for college, Peeler said, is by making the case that your financial situation has shifted since you filled out initial paperwork.
“The FAFSA is based on your tax returns. It’s just a moment in time, but shit happens during the year,” Kelly Peeler, founder of NextGenVest, a startup that helps seniors navigate the financial path to college, said. “Say your parents had medical bills because there was an accident, or your mom who is the breadwinner lost her job. That would dramatically change the income, which would affect your financial aid package.”
If that’s the case for you, the first thing to do is update your forms. Then, write an appeal letter — typically less than a page, addressed to the college’s financial aid office — outlining how your financial situation has changed.
2. Play to a college’s competitive streak.
If you’re in the same financial shape as you were when you applied to college, you still might be able to get more money, Peeler said — particularly if your school of choice really wants you to attend. Since colleges often see regional schools as their main competition, Peeler explained, you can write to the college and tell them you’ve got other options in the area.
“If you got into Boston University, Boston College and Northeastern, but Northeastern gave you more money,” Peeler said, “you should go back to [the other two] and say you’d rather go there but that you got more money elsewhere.”
3. Circle back for leftovers.
A final tactic you can try is following up with a school once they have a better idea of who’s actually coming. The best time to do this, Peeler said, is right after the deposit’s due.
“When a university gets all of their deposits for their first tuition payments, they have a better idea of who is actually attending,” she said. “Sometimes the enrollment numbers are lower than they expected.” READ MORE
Hello, some of you may have heard recently about Gertrude the sheep, she was the worlds largest sheep and was an attraction for tourists in a farm in Wiltshire, England. Recently, she unfortunately died at the age of 3 which is quite young for a sheep even for her size. It is believed she died because of grief when her health deteriorated after the manager of the attraction, Richard (Dick for short) ordered the removal of her ram companion whom she had reproduced with. Employees have since said the ram (named David) has also gone in to a downward spiral with his health. They have started a protest against their manager, after he refused to reunite Gertrude and David, even when the signs pointed towards their deteriorating health being due to their separation. As well as not giving extra funding to help David to recover. In the name of Gertrude staff want to fire Dick and get some much needed financial support to help aid David in getting better. All they ask for people to do to help them and Gertrude is to share the simple hashtag #DICK OUT FOR HER RAM BAE
As they say, nothing in life is certain but death and taxes — yes, even if you’re undocumented. On Sunday,
Arizona State University student and undocumented American Belén Sisa posted a selfie with her 1040 tax form in hand to bust the myth that undocumented Americans don’t contribute to the economy.“I cannot receive financial aid from the state or federal government for school, I cannot benefit from unemployment, a reduced health care plan or a retirement fund,” Sisa wrote.
“Wanna tell me again how I should be deported, contribute nothing and only leech off this country while the 1% wealthiest people in this country steal from you every day?” Read more.(3/29/2017 5:20 PM)
Because as much as I adore the love square, there are lots of other miraculous ships that deserve more au goodness <3
Greaser and Pink Lady au
friends with benefits except the benefits are weekly cuddling sessions au
college roommates au
requires LOTS of mutual pining
handcuffed together after a prank gone wrong au
“I’m going to hunt down and slaughter whoever keeps leaving their sweaty towel draped across my favorite treadmi- oh no they’re hot” au
forced to take ballet lessons to increase their athletic prowess au
“I dont understand half of the words you said but I think you just asked me out???” au
kissing practice/ making out for the sake of science au
“I just watched you ingest a borderline lethal amount of caffeine so im going to babysit you to make sure you dont die” au
Bonus ot3 (Kim/Alix/Max):
paired up to do a semester-long project together au
evil mastermind and his two (bickering) superhero nemesises au
“oh would you look at that, the bottle landed in between you two. guess I’ll just have to spend seven minutes in heaven with you both” au
we both sit at the same desk in chemistry class and leave each other anonymous notes tucked inside au
musician and muse (not-so) au
tattooist and flower shop owner au
Princess and the Frog au
bonus points if Chloe is the frog
met while on vacation au
SUGAR DATING AU
Chloe/Marinette (most could work for Chloe/Alya too):
personal shopper (Marinette) or publicist (Alya) and the client from hell au
“every year we get sent to the same summer camp and we’re always camp rivals except wow puberty really hit you hard since last year wtf??!?!?” au
rival radio hosts whom everyone in Paris ships au
Ladynino and Alya Noir au
“the optometrist accidentally switched our prescriptions so now I have to hunt you down while basically blind” au
underpaid fabric store clerk only keeps her job because of the cute seamstress who comes in every day and overworked seamstress only visits the fabric store every day to see the gorgeous store clerk au
fan fic writer and fan artist who everyone in the fandom ships au
“hey so I hear our college grants more financial aid to married people… wanna elope?” au
deaf!Adrien and musician!Nino au
basically blind spots au but gayer
(NSFW) “Accidentally sent a dick pic to the wrong number but got an even better one back” au
rich kids playing pranks at society functions au (Alya’s mom is a world-renowned chef dont tell me this isn’t plausible)
“we’ve been yelling at each via reddit thread for weeks now and at this point I’ve kinnda forgotten what we were even fighting about wanna go grab coffee?” au
pen pals from childhood au
“Our families own rival businesses and technically we cant be friends but we still secretly trade macaroons for couscous on the DL” au
My first job in the academy, as for so many people, was as a graduate teaching fellow. … My pre-tax income for the academic year was $12,500, and my formal work responsibilities were to prepare and teach two undergraduate writing courses of my own design. The time commitment for my teaching responsibilities was assumed to be approximately twenty hours per week. In addition, it was assumed that I would undertake my own research and make progress toward my PhD.
A few points are worth noting here: first, that the research I conducted as a student (preparing for professional advancement through field exams, writing conference papers, and participating in the intellectual life of the department by attending public lectures and university seminars) was not considered work, or at least not compensable work. In my first year, like all graduate students at Brown with financial aid, I received a fellowship that provided me with a living stipend and a tuition waiver, but even in that case my research would not have been characterized as work I was doing for the university. Students are positioned as net gainers from, rather than contributors to, the reservoir of knowledge the university contains, and the fellowship stipends they receive are characterized as ‘aid’ rather than as compensation. And second, although the compensation for the formal 'work’ portion of my activities was reasonable (formally, about twenty-five dollars per hour for twenty-six weeks’ work at twenty hours per week), as an annual income it was quite modest, and yet it would have seemed remarkable and inappropriate to hold any additional job. In other words, while formally compensating me for only part of my time, the university implicitly laid claim to all of it. What is interesting about this point is not the question of whether that claim is legitimate but rather the effect it had on me: namely, the idea that I was accountable for all my time to the PhD program I was in, not just for my paid duties or even for a standard forty-hour work week, but potentially all the hours not devoted to sleeping and eating. Anecdotal evidence suggests that this erosion of a boundary between the professional and personal space is a familiar and very common effect of graduate study, and (even more anecdotally) I would observe that the people who typically enter a graduate program are likely to have the kind of personality that lends itself to this erosion: highly motivated with a strong sense of duty and an established habit of hard work and deferral of personal pleasure (or an ability to experience hard work as pleasure). In my own case, lacking any common sense about how to set practical boundaries on the work to be accomplished, I tended to feel that the research work required of me was effectively limitless: that no amount of effort could be sufficient to really complete it and that therefore no time could legitimately be spent on anything else.
Julia Flanders, “Time, Labor, and ‘Alternate Careers’ in Digital Humanities Knowledge Work”
Scenario: The temp agency sent you to a new job that was supposed to be something simple that came along with easy money: lots of easy money. But simple is far from what you get when you realize, being the secretary for Jeon Jungkook, comes with his own form of demands.
A/N: this is part one of the obsession series. I blame Jungkook with his stupid sultry looks and how damn good he’s looked in suits the whole BS&T era. I ended up writing this last night sitting in my car for almost two hours.This is honestly going to be dirty and kinky and I’m not gonna apologize. I hope you all enjoy!
Genre: Jungkook x Reader
Disclaimer: As always, any gifs used are not mine and belong to their rightful owners!!
Warnings: Smut, oral, and slight rough play
“I am a professional. I. Am. A. Professional. I’M A GODDAMN PROFESSIONAL!”
Your hands smacked down on the marble of the bathroom counter. The words you’d been muttering to your reflection over and over like a damn mantra somehow becoming less effective. You felt like you couldn’t breathe in the high-waisted pencil skirt, which wasn’t a ludicrous assumption since you could barely walk properly in it with, or without, the heels.
The reason behind your anxiety ridden pep talk: Jeon Jungkook.
One of the youngest high-ranking executives in the company, he was known for being incredibly smart; thinking outside the box to close deals and create new overseas partnerships, charming, and a decorated athlete. Before you’d been assigned to the company as his latest secretary, the only time you’d actually ever seen him was on the cover of magazines and photographed next to expensive people with beautiful faces to match. Jeon Jungkook held a life you envied.
He’s carefully balancing the sandwiches and the two biggest tupperware containers he could find that both had functioning lids when the front door opens and he almost drops everything right there in front of the stupid fountain.
If that’s Derek Hale, he’s definitely not a mountain man.
Everything changes when Derek goes under while surfing, hits his head on a board, and sees a man with a tail swimming away. He wants to know who that was, and what it has to do with Beacon Hills, the one place he never meant to come back to.
Minseok: Getting his masters. Always grumbling when people are sick and won’t stop sneezing during lectures. Has 3 copies of the syllabus and carries a portfolio. “Hey, Minseok! Can I borrow a pencil?” “Use the one I let you “borrow” last week, Baekhyun.“ Petty. But still hands over his pencils. Complains about debt.
Junmyeon: Accounting major. Always late to class because he’s too busy helping people in the library or showing a family where the Financial Aid office is. Tries to help Yixing when he’s confused. Just ends up doing the assignments for him. "Professor? Are you still collecting the assignment?” Always wears glasses and the whole class is shook when he gets contacts.
Yixing: Biology major. You swear this dude works everywhere on campus: the book store, Rec center, Starbucks, and in the library. Always has on a hoodie, even in the summer. Sleeps in class. “Hey, when’s -insert important assignment due?” Looks confused 99% of the time. Somehow manages to pass.
Baekhyun: Business major. Never has shit for class and asks Minseok for stuff in exchange for Starbucks. “Can we watch a movie?” Says he can’t turn in an assignment because Blackboard “wasn’t working.” The whole class applauded when he brought a scantron to the final. Knows everyone’s business and tells Minseok the campus drama. Probably in a fraternity.
Chanyeol: Music major. Always has his earphones in. “Can we have class outside today?” Tries hard but everyone groans when he talks. Smells good even though he looks like he just rolled out of bed. Brings McDonalds to class.
Jongdae: Math major. Is bad at math. “This wasn’t on the syllabus!!” Always whining about something. Comes to class late with food and always leaves some kind of mess behind. Helps elderly professors open PowerPoints or carry their stuff to the employee parking lot.
Kyungsoo: Sociology major. Is too woke. Argues with the professor and stays after class to discuss the matter further. Wears black like he’s going to a funeral. Looks like he’s always ready to fight someone. Seems mean, but he always shares his Hot Cheetos or gum.
Jongin: Kinesiology major. Has slept the entire semester. Shows up to the final in pajamas. "Is there an online version of the book?” Never shows up to study sessions for the group presentations or replies to texts. Still does better than everyone else on the presentation. You see him at graduation and are like “?? How?!”
Sehun: Undeclared major. Came into college with credits already. Is always late but has long winded excuses. “The bus left me!” “Sehun, nobody cares. Sit down.” Is tall but sits in the front and blocks your view of the board. “Is there gonna be extra credit?” Stops showing up to class until the end of the semester. Barely passes.
daliaaaaa could you tell me your fave sterek fics please?? :)
How could you ask me this? Do you have any idea how many
sterek fics I’ve read over the years? How many I’ve loved?
This is a short list of the very few I could think of off
the top of my head. I think I’ll probably make a recs page, because I’ve been
meaning to for a long time. I have a recs tag, but that includes different
pairings as well.
“I called you a slave-driver!” Stiles cried hysterically. “I called you an ogre! I stole all the blue paperclips!” Derek raised an eyebrow at him. “That’s company property!” he shouted, waving his arms madly in distress. Derek ran a hand over his face. “It’s not theft if the vice president of the company gives you permission.”
no offense but I set my fic at UVA bc so many people have been like!!!1!!1 Adam can only go to Harvard!!!!1!! or Yale!!!1!! like bro…. UVA is actually a really great school with strong undergraduate and graduate programs and like……….. it’s hard to get into and Adam would kick ass there and also be able to visit his bf on the weekends What Is The Downside?
It’s spring semester of their junior year and Holster is the one who asks Ransom to marry him.
He’s only got a partial scholarship from the hockey team and with so many younger siblings, his parents can’t afford to help him with the rest of his tuition. He has to get a loan or he just can’t afford it.
But the school has different loan rules for students who live on Frat Row for a certain amount of time and since they’re going into their third year living in the Haus, Holster’s eligibility changes.
It should be really easy to get married, but Ransom’s Canadian status throws a little wrench into it. Instead of just going to the nearest courthouse and getting married, they actually have to go through more steps.
Green cards get confused, because Ransom already has one for school. But he doesn’t have a work visa, which complicates the marriage visa.
They have to actually go through a series of interviews with a government agent, who wants to make sure they’re not getting married just to get Ransom citizenship.
It’s ironic, really.
It’s almost too easy for them to convince the government official that they’re really in love. They pass all the interviews with flying colors.
Maybe there’s a reason why their “fake relationship” seems so real?
They don’t tell anyone. Primarily because they don’t want their plan to get out, but also because they do it all over spring break when everyone else is gone.
Their wedding is super small, just Ransom’s brother and Holster’s sister as their “witnesses” at the courthouse.
Their siblings are in on the deal, and know that the plan is to get divorced after they graduate.
Their siblings also know how they really feel about each other and exchange looks during the ceremony as they pledge their love for each other.
Two years ago, when Amanda Gomez could not get financial aid for community college, she decided to enroll part time at El Paso Community College in Texas. This gave her time to work to pay for her courses.
Being a part-time student has its pros — mainly a lighter course load. But Gomez feels like she misses out on some important experiences, like being able to stay back after class to talk to her instructors, or study in libraries on campus.
She says the difference was notable when she took a semester as a full-time student.
“I did enjoy the full-time semester more because I thought I was more involved in the school,” Gomez says. However, she chose to go back to part time to more easily manage her time between work and classes.
Gomez’s experience is representative. A recent report by the nonprofit Center for Community College Student Engagement demonstrates that students who enroll full time in community colleges fare better than their part-time counterparts.
I took my new adopted puppy to the vet and bought him special soaps because of a skin condition, so I opened commissions for financial aid; I know everyone’s going through tough times, let’s help each other out; It’s okay if you can’t commission, and if you can, please help reblog this post <3
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