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    The Poor College Student

    Tuition, Books, Supplies, Scantrons, more books, someone stole your favorite pen, someone stole your text book, you need food, you need clothes because you need to actually look nice for once, drving the car on no gas because you can't afford it right now... These are all me...
    colorsplash colorsplash 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2010

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    I am a scholar in a university.

    (It is one of the top universities in our country so it's really famous here). Almost all (85 -95%) of the students here are really rich -- some are even sons and daughters of successful businessmen here. And I am just a poor girl. I don't even have nice clothes, just plain...
    misselley misselley 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2014

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    Broke as **** should be the name of this

    experience. Riding the struggle bus all the way through.
    StacieJaxx StacieJaxx 18-21, F 1 Response May 13, 2014

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    Broke

    goin' to college ad not sure what to major in and whatnot, but i'm changing out to a better major soon so theres some hope it's just terrifying though when you don't know what you're gonna do in life or what you're gonna do with your major yknow? feels like the biggest decsion...
    Kurokagi Kurokagi 18-21 Apr 20, 2013

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    I have narcolepsy and I am a sophomore in

    college. I decided to go to a private Christian college because of my condition, not realizing that I couldn't handle school and a job. I have no source of income and I really am struggling, fighting to stay in school and do my best. I want to overcome narcolepsy and tell it...
    sleepingangel sleepingangel 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2014

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    College Life

    I've just completed my first year at the college and still 5 more years to spend to become a graduate. College life means attendance, tuition, travel, assignments, supplies and sometimes even fines for late submission. I'm sick of it. Well all my financial expenses are handled by...
    AJT5142 AJT5142 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 25, 2013

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    I am going to be finishing my Bachelor's in

    Business (with top honors) in March. It's been a long road and all I have to look forward to is crushing debt. I'll trade pics for Paypal.
    SugarBaby88 SugarBaby88 26-30, F Nov 15, 2014

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    Just Finished My Freshman Year At A Private University

    And I'm already 35,000 dollars in the hole. Oh yeah, this is going to be a long four years. By the time I graduate, I will have perhaps 150,000 to pay back in loans. *sigh*
    yolorwatson yolorwatson 18-21, F Apr 20, 2012

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