“Anonymous” inquires: “I messed up big time in academia. Where do I go from here?”
Baraja Azteca – As de Oro: 3 Espadas, 7 Oros, & 4 Copas.
You’re going to have to ride out the consequences of your decisions. It will not be a pleasant experience. Don’t write it off as a total failure just yet. There is still a chance for you to come out of this with some positive momentum, but you will have to check every last corner in every office for the opportunity. If you are offered a way to “work off” the infractions so that they don’t become part of your permanent record, swallow your pride and do it.