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I Am Going Back to School

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    going back to uni this year.
    gedwhanne gedwhanne 36-40, F Mar 18

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    New School Again - hi its mandy here i be started school on the 26 feb i got kicked out of the other one from stealing money and other stuff too. if you want to read about my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 8, 2013

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    Scared to Death -   well i decided after all these years i got accepted to Colorado tech. i going to be going for medical billing/coding.i know its going to be hard work and i...
    dreamcatcher4u dreamcatcher4u 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 7, 2008

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    Im In - After 1 marriage, a divorce, another marriage and two kids, I decided that it was time for me to go back to college.  I went years ago, right out of high school, but...
    radbunny radbunny 26-30, F Oct 23, 2008

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    Today - im going to my new school today
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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    I Can't Wait!! - I've known for a long time that I wasn't happy in my career.  I went into nursing at the beginning of my marriage because my ex pushed me into it.  Since...
    dragonfly5089 dragonfly5089 41-45, F 2 Responses May 25, 2009

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    I Like Learning - My classmates have begun to call me an overachiever.  I don't really study all that much & I don't do extra stuff, but I really like what I'm learning...
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 9 Responses Oct 2, 2007

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    Ive Decided to Give Up Goin Back to My Job So I Can Go to School. - I have decided to go back to college and not to my job after being laid-off. i have given it alot of thought...
    mawdog mawdog 22-25, M 7 Responses Mar 14, 2009

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    Engineer Artist - 13 Years in as an engineer. After being married and become a mother, I decided to follow my dream, and starting to study fine arts in September 2010. I am excited...
    gece gece 31-35 Jul 13, 2010

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    I started two weeks ago. It wasn't hard like I had thought it would be. I have a kid that I want to provide for in the best way possible. Not to mention I have a great support...
    larisahhh larisahhh 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Going Back to School - I'm fairly sure I'm going back pre-med with my concentration being in an area that could very easily go nursing too.  I know there are huge wait lists...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic 31-35, F Apr 18, 2008

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    I Can't Believe I Was So Scared - For months after I signed up to go back to school I was a mess.  Scared & anxious, having anxiety attacks.  But now that I'm there...
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2007

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    I Did It!!! - I went back to school after being out of school for almost twenty years. The first few days were scary to say the least. In some of my classes I was older than the...
    TeacheR7 TeacheR7 41-45, M 6 Responses Apr 2, 2008

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    Yes! - I'm going back and I'm so excited. I have a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. I am going to school for Diagnostic Ultrasound and Sonography. I learned about this job...
    ladyloves ladyloves 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2008

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    I Am Going Back. - I am going back to school in Jan to get my A.S. in Business Administration, and transfer to UNF to get my B.S. in International Business and while I am in school...
    proximacentauri proximacentauri 22-25, M Nov 20, 2010

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    I Love Going To School And I'm Still Continuing - In March of this year, I decided to go back to school to pursue a 2nd master's degree. I had graduated from high school in 1994...
    afdragon afdragon 31-35, F 2 Responses May 12, 2011

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    A Creative Life Renewed In A Writing Class. - I've been working in the non- profit field for several years, but something was missing from my life. I'd stare at the clock waiting...
    Gabrielle555 Gabrielle555 26-30, F Sep 27, 2010

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    Tomorrow Start Of A New Life - i be going back to school tomorrow i am very nevours about it. but im sure it will be fineof my new life
    gedwkim gedwkim 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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    I Feel Like An Idiot - Today was the first day of the math review class I signed up for before the official semester starts.  The class started out by taking a 50 question...
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 7 Responses Aug 31, 2007

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    Going Back At 25 -  I guess I feel like im running out of time. I need to do better. When I reach my thirties I want to have a good partner and a good family. I need to...
    jimbot25 jimbot25 22-25 Apr 15, 2010

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    Starting New School Today - hi im going to a new school today cant wait to get there. hope it goes all right
    witchrose witchrose 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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    Taking the Plunge - I decided to go back to school after being overlooked for promotions just because I did not have a degree. You see I was a full time housewife and at...
    sharonn sharonn 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 1, 2008

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    Life of Continuous Learning - I'm back to school part-time. Just taking it easy, with one or two courses every semester. Assignments are a bit difficult, but it's nice to be back...
    neo123 neo123 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 28, 2008

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    I Can't Wait - I could help people so much more if I could get a degree in psycology. You guys that have done it, how can I? I'm out of money, I did horribly in my...
    AnarcistNutter AnarcistNutter 26-30 3 Responses Jan 18, 2009

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    Life Of Learning - Well, at 45 and am finding myself needing to go back to school. Don't get me wrong, I want to go back now. After high school, I did the next thing. I went to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 13, 2013

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    April 19 - april 19 i will be starting classes for university of pheonix . i am going to be going for my associates degree in foundations for bussiness. then when i get that i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 25, 2010

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    Tomorrow - Tomorrow is Monday, February 18, 2013, I will attend again school. I don't care what they will think, no I care because I am the kind of girl who really get affected by...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 17, 2013

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    Public Administration - Besides Art, History, and probably Oenology hehe, I always wanted to study Public Administration because I am interested on finding the sources and solution...
    sweetmeisje sweetmeisje 26-30, F 11 Responses Aug 4, 2010

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    Success - I signed up for school online! I am getting my Associates Degree and then my Bachelors in Criminal Justice and Arts. I'm so excited, in a few years I can give me and my...
    ThinkingIsBeautiful ThinkingIsBeautiful 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 24, 2012

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    Here I Go Again. - I am going back to school again in 2 more weeks I think and I am so nervous and excited I feel like I want to vomit. Im going to be a CNA and I can't wait. I...
    WandaBread WandaBread 26-30, F Jun 9, 2013

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    Going Back To School After Being Out For 20 Years - Hello all! After graduating community college exactly 20 years ago I'm starting back next month! I'm going to be a college...
    Blackangel Blackangel 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2013

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    Going Back to School At Age 38 - After years of struggling with depression & addiction I have finally found the motivation to go back to school.  I am terrified. ...
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 29, 2007

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    So, I have gone through college 2 times and have a bachelor's degree and an associates degree. I took off a couple years and completed some generals last year. Now, I am wondering...
    YeahthatsMylife YeahthatsMylife 26-30, M Feb 12

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    Its Time - I am still a young adult. I have been graduated for going on 4 years from high school. I went to a community college directly out of school a few years ago and didn't...
    rileysill32 rileysill32 18-21, M Sep 24, 2012

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    Trying Again - I went straight to college after HS, but was never really committed.. Now, almost 10 years later.. I'm back! I love it, I really do. I feel so much more.. dedicated...
    anon4me anon4me 21-25, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2007

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    Back To School... And A Little Scared! - Yikes! School starts in two days. I've been homeschooled for the past 3 years, through 9th to 11th grade. this year I'm going to high...
    mirapaege96 mirapaege96 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2013

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    Seriously Thinking About It! - I am seriously considering going back to school.  I received my Master's Degree in Counseling Psych. almost 20 years ago (I can't believe it...
    DorothyofOz DorothyofOz 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 25, 2010

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    At 50 years old I started back to school on line through Liberty University, almost finish my Associate of Arts in Religion in religion, but 2 week ago I switch it over to a...
    no2clothes no2clothes 51-55, M Feb 4

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    smooches smooches 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 27

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    *wakes up* *demon/monster/crazy spirit/alien/pink elephant on parade in my room~!* Me: Psychology tells me this is a hallucination. *goes back to sleep*
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Getting the degree - I visited some campuses recently. I like the college atmosphere. It was the classes and academics that I didn't care so much for when I first went to college...
    teenotes teenotes 22-25, M Mar 27

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    I am about to finish up my bachelors degree in Biochemistry and I have two plausible directions which I could pursue (neither one I'm particularly hopeful about however). One...
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    Hello Everyone! This is my story of when I was bullied in public school. If you're a victim of bullying, stay strong. I started getting bullied in my first year of public...
    Maria16 Maria16 16-17 Mar 18

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    Really wish I was able to have finished cosmetology school. Working and going to school is no joke ..I have respect for anyone who can do it. OAN I have a friend going to Paul...
    AngelinaRosa AngelinaRosa 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    School honestly isn't bad, but right now, I'm dreading on going to school. Me and my boyfriend broke up and I see him a lot throughout the school day. It'll be hard having to...
    amandavynes amandavynes 13-15, F Mar 17

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    I hate it I hate it I hate it! I want to stop going to school so bad!
    allisonslim allisonslim 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    My ex and I have been off and on for the last 10 years. We are very different yet in so many ways the same. He is a veteran and I am Bipolar. I tell you this because it is not an...
    NeNeStone NeNeStone 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    My ex and I have been off and on for the last 10 years. We are very different yet in so many ways the same. He is a veteran and I am Bipolar. I tell you this because it is not an...
    yanene yanene 31-35, F 19 hrs ago

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    I am 24 years old and just got out of a four year relationship with a 46 year old man. I met this guy in college when I was a fresh faced 20 year old. It was infatuation at first...
    freebird24 freebird24 22-25, F Apr 1

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    So recently I have been wetting the bed again. Which is really embarassing and unpleasant. I haven't wet my bed since I was 6 and I haven't wet my pants during the day for even...
    Jonaayy Jonaayy 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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