In 2013, I was conditionally accepted into the college I wanted to go to then. For conditionally accepted students at the school, that means students are essentially on academic probation and cannot take more than 14 credit hours.
Somehow, my academic adviser registered me for 16 credit hours (6 classes) my first semester in college, even though I was conditionally accepted. That semester, I did not pass 2 of my classes, and because of that, the school denied my eligibility for financial aid. So that left me with an unpaid balance and an indefinite hold on my official transcript.
Should I be responsible for paying the balance when the academic adviser gave me more than I was allowed to have?
An interesting issue, but I think you are on the losing side of it. You still failed the classes. Even if you had enrolled in 14 hours and failed 2 classes, the same thing would have happened. Also, you failed TWO classes, not just one. You might have a stronger argument if you failed only 1 class. Also, you still attended and you received the services of the school. I hate to say it, I think you are stuck with this.
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