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Anyone else have a "Haha...just kidding" fear?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by rager1, Apr 30, 2004.

  1. rager1

    rager1 Anatomy-be-gone
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    I have decided where I'm going and have withdrawn from the other schools I was considering . Now I have this irrational fear that I'm going to be screwed over with somebody's idea of a practical joke..."haha...did you really think we admitted you"

    it's like that dream that most people have about forgetting about a class until finals week...

    Anyone else feel this way? C'mon people, share your fears! lol
     
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  2. Apparition

    Apparition 1K Member
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    You probably just scared a lot of people who had never thought about this.
     
  3. Yes, I have the same fear. It sucks. Completely irrational yet it tortures me!
     
  4. Heal&Teach

    Heal&Teach cogito ergo sum
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    Well.. when I found out that I was accepted, I had to come home and physically see the letter for proof that it wasn't some cruel joke that someone was trying to play on me. I was out of town, and although I knoew that my roommate wouldn't do something like that, I still had to see it for myself. I constantly want to call schools to verify that I am still on the list of accepted students, but I think I've quelled that urge (although I need to make a call today). ;)
     
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  5. Alexander99

    Alexander99 Ghetto Fabulous
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    As a matter of fact, I have this fear that some act of God (earthquake, meteor, etc) is going to destroy UCSD and I won't have a med school to go to in the fall. I think it kept me from withdrawing my other acceptance earlier than I did.
     
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  6. SoulRFlare

    SoulRFlare Senior Member
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    ...or a fear that finaid office will say "we're sorry, but you don't qualify for federal or private loans. please try again next year..."
     
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  7. rager1

    rager1 Anatomy-be-gone
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    You just made me more paranoid...this hadn't occurred to me...

    ...so I guess you won't be watching "10.5" this sunday lol :p
     
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    vinoyp 3K Member
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    I totally understand your fear.

    I have this recurring dream. I'm sitting at this big banquet table, and all the victims of all the murders I've ever worked are sitting at this table, and they're staring at me with these black eyeballs, because they got eight ball hemorrhages from the head wounds. And, there they are, these big balloon people, because I found them two weeks after they'd been under the bed. The neighbors reported the smell. And there they are, all of them just sitting there.

    No talk. They don't have anything to say. They just look at each other. They look at me. And, that's it, that's the dream.

    --Vinoy
     
  9. Zweihander

    Zweihander Billygoat Gruff
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    You killed Kenny!
    You bastard!!!
     
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  10. CalBeE

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    I'm actually fearing the same for UCLA, but I'm thinking more along the line of a big fire. Many years ago there was a best-selling book called Bible Code, and the author predicted devastating fire at L.A. in the year 2004. Although many people have since discredited the credibility of the work in that book, the image still got stuck in my head :scared:
     
  11. emily69

    emily69 going a bit crazy here
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    I've had a few paranoid moments where I'd wonder where I'd go next year if some act of terrorism strikes LA, especially downtown LA and the whole city is wiped out. Students at USC and UCLA would have to be split up and send to other medschools in the fall, right? ;) It would be tragic if we all had to "defer"...
     
  12. Lion-O

    Lion-O Sight beyond sight.
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    Dang, and I thought it was only me. Not only do I have the med school acceptance paranoia, but I have the college graduation paranoia. I keep thinking I'm gonna miss some crucial paperwork and not get my degree.
     
  13. gschl1234

    gschl1234 Senior Member
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    I had a friend get admitted to a small liberal arts college (that shall remain nameless) who wrote her a letter in August before school started that they got her mixed up wtih someone else of the same name! They didn't rescind the acceptance, though. They just put her on academic probation for the first year. She ended up doing fine there and graduated and everything. So, although this is not a baseless fear, I don't think any school would totally screw you.
     
  14. DMBFan61

    DMBFan61 Boomer
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    Yep. This is me. :(
     
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