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I Am An International Student

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    Racism And Friendship In A Foreign Land !

    I just returned from a social event (end of squash tournament party at a bar). I was surrounded by people of both sexes. All of them were Canadians. I am a male. The other male players talked to me very nicely. Asked me about me, encouraged me and made me feel comfortable. But...
    loneandsad loneandsad 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 13, 2013

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    My parents sent me to study overseas last year,

    mainly because almost everyone in my family has done the same. I currently live at school and I go home every 5-6 months. At first, I had such a hard time adapting that I didn't have time to be homesick! Now I'm still struggling with self discipline and organizational skills...
    PinksTheNewBlack PinksTheNewBlack 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 6

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    I am so delighted to have discovered this page this morning. So much so that I have sat down with the biggest mug of tea so I can comfortably type away to people who share the same...
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    One day, during an evening class for adults, the psychology Teacher entered the class and told students, “Let’s all play a game!” “ What Game?” The Teacher asked one of...
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    Currently studying for Hesi a2 nursing entrance exam! Any tips? I've literally been preparing since May and have used every possible resource! I need to do good, so I can get my...
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    After 25 years in engineering and technology, I'm pursuing a law degree. Love it so far! I'm even doing a blog of my studies and explaining the concepts and principles.
    wisedragon56 wisedragon56 46-50, M 15 hrs ago

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    Renting for the first time with 4 friends. 3 of them are international students, and you would think that they would be the root of my troubles because of getting rent. But that is...
    Kriptess Kriptess 18-21, F 20 hrs ago

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    I will start my life in college this Fall, according to you, what should I absolutely do during those years ? (:
    SpecialButReal SpecialButReal 18-21, F 61 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Being indifferent to the teenage angst around is the best way to go if you want a avg highschool life
    xMisty xMisty 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    So the school year hasn't even started yet and I'm already having troubles with university. Firstly, the provided an online service, telling everyone that this will eliminate the...
    Kriptess Kriptess 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    So here's the thing. I've never been to a real school. I've been home schooled my whole life. My mother, who used to home school me has been diagnosed with cancer so she can't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm looking forward to when school starts, this is arguably the biggest school year of ones life. Other than ones senior year. It's when the Uni scholarships start coming in. It's...
    AlexTheHun AlexTheHun 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    Hey guys i got free seat in SKD ENGINEERING COLLEGE oooohh.. Am so happy :-))
    Ahamed0 Ahamed0 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Ever since I was in high school, I've wanted to have a relationship with a teacher/professor. My fantasy is to have him come onto me and call me into his office after hours and...
    ktaylor2012 ktaylor2012 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Am I selfish?! It all started with my parents divorce. Last year right about this time my parents got divorced and it was an ugly divorce; 1/ my brother was sure that my mom was...
    SAVEtheHER0 SAVEtheHER0 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Anybody else studying Digital Media? I'm currently a first year student and so far, I love it! :D
    LittleMidnight LittleMidnight 18-21 5 days ago

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    I'm afraid of going into sophomore year. I mean freshman year I meet a lot of people, but ik that a few changed my life in a good and bad way. My experiences were amazing BC mostly...
    Kayla0504 Kayla0504 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Did anyone take a P-SAT for 9th grade? Was it difficult? I have a couple of questions.
    JhonnyFe01 JhonnyFe01 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm going to a regular Charter school next year, but I'm hoping to get into a boarding school. Travelling is my thing.
    JhonnyFe01 JhonnyFe01 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I go to a vocational school learning a trade in cosmetology but I suck at it. I have to learn this for the next 3 years (can't switch) but I feel like I wanna learn medical but my...
    Violetlolla2 Violetlolla2 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Well, I'm going to be. I'm heading into 9th grade. Kinda nervous. I'm honestly just scared about my best friend. She tends to speak her mind, and hell knows what she'll say to the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 days ago

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    Its my last year of highschool, damn i can't believe it. Time does pass by fast .-.
    oHDaily oHDaily 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Gonna be a new girl as a sophomore in high school in a different state. I've never been new. Any experiences or tips?
    bluehueque bluehueque 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Starting 11th grade, that means SAT and ACT prep books! and also lots of work... :-/ So much work... why?
    havingfun89 havingfun89 16-17, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm joining uni late and starting in second year. I decided to move in with my friends at a uni about an hour from my home town. We got our house in feb and now its july and...
    KantCopey KantCopey 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Just finished my first year at uni. Will have to work harder next year if I want to improve!
    sunnygirl96 sunnygirl96 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    This blog is heaven, is like therapy, it feels nice when you realize you are not the only one. that you might be the person with the judgmental view. but when i encounter this post...
    jackolocototo jackolocototo 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I could not afford to go to college and I did not have anyone to help me pay for my education. I was ill-informed about the steps for applying to college and finding scholarships...
    harliieq harliieq 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I'm starting nursing over and I'm really nervous because this is my last chance of being a nurse before I have to call it quits. I've been reading ahead and praying to God to have...
    whitster01 whitster01 26-30, F Jul 20

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    I've been dealt a ****** hand, hit depression right before my first semester, lost my father my second semester, and now in my 4th year of Civil Engineering, financial aid is...
    LeMage LeMage 18-21, M 5 Responses Jul 19

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    I'm starting my second semester at university tomorrow and I already feel as if I'm behind...
    HeinWalt HeinWalt 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    Hi y'all. Let me begin to say -- I never feel sorry for myself. EVERYTHING in life is an experience. My student loan nightmare began as soon as I graduated, and I didn't even...
    calyjames calyjames 46-50, F Jul 19

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    I am studying to be a veterinary technician. I do alot of dirty work that others might throw up if they did. And it's the best decision of my life!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I hate Third year level!!! I feel so dumb.
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F Jul 18

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    such a wonderful job esp if your a fine woman with big naturals to help a sick man feel much better just by being in your presence...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M Jul 17

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    I'm starting grade 11 in September! I'm so exited. Summer please end quicker.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 16

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    I completed my bachelor degree in civil engineering.. I don't know how to find a good job..I m a fresher..how to get a job.. anyone please help
    karthik143honey karthik143honey 18-21, M Jul 14

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    So for a while I was a bit of an underground Christian but A better half of A year ago. I came out so to say, Pretty much lost all my friends instantly and became a huge joke in...
    onewhosupplants onewhosupplants 22-25, M Jul 14

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    30 years old and first time ever in college. I'm majoring in Graphic/Web Design at The Art Institutes International. I love it! It's been so difficult yet rewarding. I...
    painisclarity painisclarity 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I graduated with my Advance Practice degree in June and left the hospital and now work full time for a great group of MD’s at a GI Center. But I am doing everything I can to...
    Marcette88 Marcette88 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 12

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    I hate college. I tried, and I tried, but the thought of college just wouldn't click to me. Even when I was in high school, college seemed like a scary stage to be in, despite...
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