I Am A High School Dropout

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 50 People

    I Left In Year 9

    I left school due to many problems i had throughout my childhood. The main problem was with my family. They exposed me to so many things & kept moving. Every-time i had to change schools & my friends & teachers etc etc. It was so unfair! Because of my unstable & traumatic...
    allusedupnowempty allusedupnowempty
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 18, 2011

    School Sux

    I left school in year 8 and have a better job than most of my classmates so if School is not for you. Give it a go, if not be a drop out. Most drop outs have a higher IQ and have more passions and end up having a better life too. All in all I wasnt just another brick in the...
    Staples33 Staples33
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Apr 17, 2010

    I Left Because I Was Sick Of The Dysfunctional Bullshit; "Choices"

    I hated school from day one anyhow. I experienced a lot of shame and guilt from teachers and students alike. My first grade teacher threatened to gas my dog because he had followed me to school one day and was very devoted and attached to me. I was laughed at by other kids with...
    StarWanderer StarWanderer
    56-60, M
    5 Responses Aug 10, 2011

    For all those who have dropout out

    or are considering dropping out of High School for whatever reason. Please consider reading my post on how to survive and not be a statistic such as, never achieving a college diploma or only making minimum wage for rest of your life. I believe in your potential to be more and...
    JanelleVanity JanelleVanity
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 22, 2014

    Sink Or Swim

    School is not for everyone. I never did like school, not even slightly. As a young boy in kindergarten I had many friends and played with them. Although I was a subject of ridicule I didn't feel much. I was an eccentric type. Praise nor insults affected me. Then we split up. To...
    DynamicPathFinder DynamicPathFinder
    2 Responses Nov 17, 2013

    I had been considering dropping out

    since my freshman year, and inevitably decided to leave my senior year... 5 months before graduation. I know this sounds completely nonsensical, but I do have a bit of an explanation. I've been an incredibly depressed person ever since I started high school. I've been...
    hippiesugar hippiesugar
    18-21, F
    Apr 13, 2015
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