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Why does everything have to be so hard for me?

November 30th, 2005
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Hopefully the email quoted below clears up this unexpected mess. Though there is still the possibility I may be too late and the grades may have been submitted…

It’s all OK I hope. I went home. I was lucky enough to be able to make one last back up of my hard drive. Either that or I was smart enough to make one last backup of my hard drive when given the opportunity.

I transferred the two files in questions to my new USB key fob and now I’m at another internet cafe using Korean windows (check out your Korean name!) and if all goes well, I will mail you the files in question and disaster will be adverted.


This latest problematic chapter of my MBA career, which includes the tragic death of my Macintosh PowerBook Evangeline, hopefully ends with no harm done. The same can not be said about other things that have happened to me while an MBA student.

If I had been at Sauder and missed a deadline, regardless of whether there was some sort of email foul up, or even if my computer literally stopped working, things might be different. The Sauder School of Business is not exactly known for its’ compassion.

I’ve had a lot of difficulties over the last dozen or so years and I still have not gotten one of those good jobs people are always talking about though I made huge sacrifices to finish my MBA and pass all three CFA® exams. I’m even updating old blog posts in an effort to blog my way to a better career.


  • Muskie says:

    I just got an email from my professor from a different email address than I would have sent my assignment to… Regardless I think this will work out alright. He remembers my presentation and has no doubt I wrote a paper. He has since read the blog posting and who knows what else from my website. Some classmates have questioned what I’ve put online. However I’ve only put online the truth, so I don’t have to remember any complex lies.

    It can be disconcerting when someone already knows something before you tell them, especially if it is really recent news, say something you just blogged about…

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