You are one of very few that is just new or starting out in this industry. I hope everything goes good for you. You are getting into one of the most rewarding lives you can have. Unfortunatly, there are lots of bumps in the road to getting there, but that is what makes us better people.
Jigs is right, the law of averages shows us losing 1 out of 12 is alot more of hit than 1 out of 1200.