I found last Tuesday that I never actually graduated from Santa Cruz.
What the hell?! How could you not know whether or not you graduated?! Well, I didn't walk (because I didn't want to), so I didn't really bother checking thoroughly whether or not my graduation material went through. My diploma never came. But, Zach's diploma took several years to get to him, so I had anecdotal evidence of the UC system sucking at diplomas. I turned in my graduation forms and I had just assumed that it went through. No one told me otherwise.
A couple of weeks ago, LMU sent me a letter saying that I although I was accepted to the MBA program, my enrollment was dependent on whether or not I can prove that I graduated from college. They requested a copy of my transcripts to be sent to their office by April 4th. I didn't think this was a big deal, although I was procrastinating in ordering transcripts since the process is such a pain in the ass. Then, last Tuesday, USC sends me the following email: