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    Jump to new posts Re: Taking a Gap Year or Dropping Out? by MumOfThree @ 21 minutes 4 seconds ago

    I really want to support what Indigo and Eagle Mum have said in their last posts. It is very important that you not internalize not fitting an educational institution as your personal shortcoming. But it is also true that workplaces consider more tha
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    Jump to new posts Re: Taking a Gap Year or Dropping Out? by Eagle Mum @ Today at 05:31 AM

    Hi Indigo, Your opening paragraph is very insightful & wise, about how a poor fit of schooling could be negatively internalised and the more positive perspective & approach which could be taken instead.
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    Jump to new posts Re: Taking a Gap Year or Dropping Out? by Eagle Mum @ Yesterday at 04:11 PM

    Reading carefully through the details of your academic history, you have certainly shown that you can perform at an extremely high level because you are gifted AND talented, but have some gaps in your CV. In competitive application processes for high
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    Jump to new posts Re: Taking a Gap Year or Dropping Out? by indigo @ Yesterday at 12:47 PM

    Originally Posted By: Eagle MumIt is a discouraging reality that education and the workforce are often highly competitive environments and uneven ‘playing fields’, where some will have advantages through contacts, socioeconomic advantage or simply be
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    Jump to new posts Re: Taking a Gap Year or Dropping Out? by aeh @ Yesterday at 08:21 AM

    When it's hard to believe in yourself, please lean on those who do.
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    Jump to new posts Re: Taking a Gap Year or Dropping Out? by pinewood1 @ Yesterday at 07:57 AM

    Oh, love. I recognize your thought patterns well. We'll all be here if you need to talk more. My PMs are always open.
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    Jump to new posts Re: Taking a Gap Year or Dropping Out? by Anisotropic @ Yesterday at 06:21 AM

    I've decided that it should've been clear from the start that since I did poorly on the CogAT and on the nonverbal portion of the WISC (even considering the other NV score) and was never identified, the preponderance of evidence suggests that I'm sim
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