College: Follow-Up
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College: Follow-Up

Where is God leading me?

College: Follow-Up
Larry Jay

It’s been over a month since I was denied admission to The Ohio State. In the meantime, I frantically applied to four more schools amidst panic that I would not get into the University of Dayton and then not have anywhere to go as Dayton was my number two option.

I proceeded to apply to Kent State, Penn State, the University of Delaware, and the University of Maryland. It seemed almost immediately that I received a response from Kent. I was accepted and received about $10,000 each year in scholarships. Kent was a safety school that I had a feeling I wouldn’t have any issues being accepted.

Unfortunately, I am still waiting to hear back from Penn State, Maryland, and Delaware. I was at work one evening (I work at Walgreens) and my mom texted me and asked me if I had gotten any emails from Dayton yet as she received an message from Dayton saying that there is some good news in my email. I logged onto my Dayton account and saw that I was accepted. I was, and of course still am, overjoyed.

I was accepted as a Discover Arts Major at the University of Dayton, and as I’ve thought about it more and more, I’ve realized that perhaps this was God’s way of hitting me in the face and telling me where I’m meant to be. We’ll see how it all unfolds, but right now it’s unfolding in a really great way. Let’s see what 2017 holds for me!

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