I Am Going Back to School

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 196 People

    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 Bachelor of Science in Religion, my major will be in Christian ministers with a minor with in Christian Counseling.
    no2clothes no2clothes
    56-60, M
    Feb 4, 2014

    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 freshman at 43 years old! hehehe I figure now would be a good time I put my daughter through 10 years of private school and been working a boring, dead end...
    Blackangel Blackangel
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jul 22, 2013

    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


    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 the things people are saying.. but no Tomorrow will be different, I will try my best not to worry about their...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 17, 2013

    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 deserve those things. So im getting my degree, amoung other improvements that im doing, and writing about. Im scared...
    jimbot25 jimbot25
    Apr 15, 2010

    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, graduated from Ball State University in 1999 with a B.S. in geography-travel & tourism, and graduated from Webster University in 2004 with an M.A. in...
    afdragon afdragon
    41-45, F
    2 Responses May 12, 2011

    I'm thirty and returning to school

    for a Bachelor's in Business... I'm most anxious about Math! I did, however, just pass my first Math exam!
    stargazer2468 stargazer2468
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 7, 2015

    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 about goin back there when my next job starts up. But, instead i have decided to do something that i have always wanted too.  I have always wanted to do something...
    mawdog mawdog
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Mar 14, 2009

    10pm: Time for bed! Want to be refreshed in the

    morning 10:30: Crap! I forgot To do my homework.. 11:00: Homework is nearly done, I'm going to watch a movie while I finish it. 12:00: I forgot I was doing my homework! Better get it done... 12:10: I need a snack. 12:30 I'm sure I'll get enough sleep if I finish this last...
    EnchantedHopes EnchantedHopes
    16-17, F
    Apr 10, 2016

    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 professor. This made me really nervous. I felt like many of the students would be looking at me and thinking, "...
    TeacheR7 TeacheR7
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Apr 2, 2008

    I am 35 years old . I have 4 kids an a husband

    and I am going back to school to get my degree . Am I crazy . My oldest child will be done with high school before I am done with collage . We here goes nothing . Lets see if i can do it .
    isubmittohim79 isubmittohim79
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 24, 2014

    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-home mom for over twelve years when I went back to work. After being in the work force for about...
    sharonn sharonn
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Nov 1, 2008

    Right now. My spring break is officially over.

    I'm literally in the car, on my way to school. I'm excited to go because I like it...but I'm going to miss being at home and doing whatever I want! Oh well! It's nearly summer anyway. :)
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 5, 2016

    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 & am soaking it up like a sponge.  I guess I should take it as a compliment.  In a way, now I feel...
    darlene darlene
    41-45, F
    9 Responses Oct 2, 2007

    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 it is great!  I love going everyday & learning new things.  I've done well in my classes so far & my confidence is...
    darlene darlene
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 21, 2007

    No! School on Tuesday!

    My trich has NOT gotten any better. So the eyeliner comes out
    Cookzie Cookzie
    18-21, F
    Apr 20, 2014

    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 am ready for the challenge just scared that i may not be able to handle the work but i going to do my best and go...
    dreamcatcher4u dreamcatcher4u
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 7, 2008

    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
    1 Response Apr 22, 2012

    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 has been THAT long!) but it wasn't the degree program for actual Licensure as a Counselor (it was a Higher Ed. program).  ...
    DorothyofOz DorothyofOz
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Apr 25, 2010

    My circuits slow I'm not scared anymore I see

    the faces of my brothers that have fallen before My circuits slow I'm not scared anymore Reach for my weapon and in turn you're reaching for yours My circuits slow What they said is a lie The shots are heard and the bullets scream death as they fly My circuits slow I'm not...
    SteeredAxe SteeredAxe
    18-21, M
    Aug 28, 2014

    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 test, just to see how much we knew.  ACK!  I missed 19.  Some young kid in the back said I only missed 3! ...
    darlene darlene
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Aug 31, 2007


    im going to my new school today
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 22, 2012

    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 how I am going to get back into the swing of things. I work full time and am worried about feeling ambition to study- was always a...
    YeahthatsMylife YeahthatsMylife
    26-30, M
    Feb 12, 2014

    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 stealing habbit. read my other stories. alest this school i be withe pearl.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 8, 2013

    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 college not having a clue what to do and majored in Office Admin and got my Associate's degree. That was back in the...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Jan 13, 2013

    I'm back on got to go later I have assembly at

    school for options soo are be back on then I'm still on someone chat to me :)
    tiashepherdx tiashepherdx
    16-17, F
    Apr 28, 2014

    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 school for the first time and I hardly know the first thing about it. I'm also behind a little and will be taking algebra 1 with the 9th and 10th...
    mirapaege96 mirapaege96
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 1, 2013
    gedwhanne gedwhanne
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 18, 2014

    After speaking with my father

    who is a registered polysomnographer I have to make a new plan. That field is dying so I may look into nursing school. That pays damn good too.
    dontgitbit dontgitbit
    31-35, M
    Dec 4, 2015

    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.  The closer the start date comes the more anxious I get.  I'm starting to have anxiety attacks that come from nowhere.  I...
    darlene darlene
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Aug 29, 2007

    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 system. It's been a good experience so far. Even if I have to do homework.
    larisahhh larisahhh
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 24, 2014

    I go to school on Wednesday

    SilverSapphireDragon SilverSapphireDragon
    16-17, M
    1 Response Aug 11, 2015


    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 daughter a new life. Wish me luck!
    ThinkingIsBeautiful ThinkingIsBeautiful
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 24, 2012

    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 at many colleges to do nursing and even all the anatomy and biology classes are hard to get into, at least in this state...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic
    36-40, F
    Apr 18, 2008

    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 already have a CNA certificate but it needs to updated and I refreshed and I hope I get hired this time because last time...
    WandaBread WandaBread
    26-30, F
    Jun 9, 2013

    Im on the school bus rn

    and I just want to go back home,curl up in bed and sleep.
    PYazmin PYazmin
    16-17, F
    1 Response Oct 7, 2015

    I have been interested in continuing my

    post-secondary education for a while. I pitched the idea to my boss and he has agreed to pay for the courses I am wanting to take. I just finished registering for the upcoming semester and I am feeling a mixture of anxiety and excitement. It has been a while since I have been...
    annalea annalea
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 15, 2015

    I am 30 and finally going back to school.

    It's time that I make a change in my life. I am recently divorced and I need to find a job where I can support me and my two kids.
    dontgitbit dontgitbit
    31-35, M
    Dec 3, 2015
    hannah123x hannah123x
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 6, 2015

    Everyone says that going back to school is one

    of the hardest things you can do in life. A few years ago I laughed in anyone's face who said that to me. How hard could it be, right? It's just school, it's easy. Three years passed and I had procrastinated on getting my diploma, focused on so many other aspects of life that I...
    TwoGypsies TwoGypsies
    22-25, F
    Aug 8, 2014

    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 as a student.
    neo123 neo123
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Feb 28, 2008

    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 succeed, I ended up dropping out completely and joining the workdforce. As the years have gone by and I have...
    rileysill32 rileysill32
    18-21, M
    Sep 24, 2012

    HIT Billing and coding.

    ..the oldest in my class...doing it online...I hope I can keep up...and I hope I get my other school book in the mail tomorrow...and I hope that I don't discourage myself...it's really the only thing I have going for me in my life. I have to learn to rely on myself. Being alone...
    sicknfaith83 sicknfaith83
    31-35, F
    Jan 7, 2015

    Back to school for a career change.

    I started 6 weeks ago. I dont really have any friends, but the only thing I really care about is being able to get a job that makes me happy. I'm really worried that I won't be able to find a job and will end up right back in the same career as before. I'm really worried that...
    ssfoster ssfoster
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 16, 2015

    I'm 37.... I have a great job.

    ....and earn a comfortable income....yet I felt like I wanted to explore what else is out there. I have a hobby that I love and thought perhaps I should look into getting more involved in it. I love gemstones and creating amazing pieces of jewelry with them. So I contacted the...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance
    36-40, F
    14 Responses Feb 5, 2016
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