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Subject:  Re: Venting Time ( I apologize in advance) Date:  3/30/1998  9:56 PM
Author:  AJE Number:  982 of 309665

You are correct that your State U could have handled the situation better but I think you need to handle your response better.

Their system is flawed and you should notify everyone you can to get it fixed. Additionally, they should give you a written explanation that your payment was a day or two late and the "30 day late" notice was for $1.50 (with all your connections at the U, this should be a snap). You should then have the letter placed with the credit bureaus. This little insignificant issue could come back to haunt you later in life.

You stated:
>>But, you can bet my letter will ask to be
removed from any solicitation list, any alumni mailings and any other dealings with the University.
I've GIVEN way more than the original $2000 back to the University over the last few years and I
HAD planned on giving more. I'll pay their measly $490, and they are history. <<

Are you kidding? Let me get this straight, you have a loan from an institution to which you also give charitable contributions. YOU made a mistake by not paying the monthly paymen