Essay about Appeal Letter From West Virginia University

804 Words Jun 5th, 2015 4 Pages
I am writing to appeal my academic suspension from West Virginia University. Although it was no surprise to receive this letter, I was extremely saddened. Admittedly, I have not had the best passed few semesters due to a number of reasons and my grades have suffered tremendously as a result. I do not intend to make any excuses as far as my poor academic performance goes but I would like to explain to you my circumstances.

From the start of my academic career at West Virginia University, my mother, whom does not support me but does sign off on my loans put me on a four year plan; a plan that she requires me to graduate within four years or she will no longer sign off on any of my loans, therefore I will be unable to attend school. At the end of fall semester 2013, I was eligible through my grade point average to transfer from General Studies into my major, Political Science. After being enrolled into the major, I wanted to take it a step further and become a dual degree student in Political Science and International Studies.

I like to believe, most parents would be happy for their children, encourage them to study in the field of their interest, get good grades and succeed at your own pace. Unfortunately, I was just reminded that I now only have two more years to complete a dual degree or else I will no longer be able to attend college. Also, I was unable to withdraw from any courses being that my mother believed it slowed down the graduating process, so my only two…

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