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I Am Going to Get Back In College

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    Everything's On Computer Now....

    lol & it makes me feel a little old. And today (cuz I look young) I had this teacher talking to the class treating us like we were little kids.....then I realized...ha ha, they kind of ARE like little kids.  But evry time she made eye contact with me....I wanted to roll...
    kylae77 kylae77 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 16, 2009

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    i resign from my last college cause i feel bored and somehow i feel i just have enough now i actually already work as math teacher at first grade i love my work but here teacher payment just small well enough for food i guess my family forced me back to go back to college to have...
    jompalitan jompalitan 22-25, F Aug 31, 2012

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    I Don't Like Having Unfinished Goals.

    Even though, I firmly believe that having a college degree in itself does not necessarily measure one's intellect, I don't like having unfinished personal goals. So yes, I do plan on getting back into college to complete my Bachelor's degree in Psychology.
    TopazSkye TopazSkye 26-30, F 10 Responses May 11, 2009

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    And That Is Exactly What I Did!

    I added this group a few months ago and now i am in college studying towards my art degree. For once i have done what i said i would and it is great. I am loving learning new stuff...its only been a few weeks and i have picked up so much already.
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    Made the First Step !!!!

    SO... i know that this is going to sound stupid, but im so proud of my self today!!!! why you might ask well ..... i finally called the school in my area... im interested in getting in this program for an AA in early childhood education.... yesterday i just stared at the phone...
    sothisisme sothisisme 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 4, 2008

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    A Beatutiful and Perfect Masterpiece On the Outside.... However

     right now im feeling very very very angrey with my self... in some areas in my life im strong... i am a stone and nothing can move me.... i am the ocean and i can move mountains by crashing on the shore..... but other times i am a scared feldgling easily trampled by the...
    sothisisme sothisisme 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2008

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    Back On Track

    ok so im back on track... although freaking out over all of the hypothetical things that could go wrong i have requested my official transcripts called the school .... will be trying to get an appoinment to speak to an advisor and see about financial aid.... i can do this... i...
    sothisisme sothisisme 22-25, F Dec 11, 2008

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    Hopefully!

    I went to the local college today. Apparantly the person I really ought to have talked with wasn't working this week (d'oh!) but I talked with a couple of the people there and they recommended I go to a college open day which would allow me to have a chat with the course tutors...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 17, 2013

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    I Was Soo Embarrassed!!

    so i'm all excited to take my first quiz -  totally gonna ace it (so i think).  but 2 nights before, my boyfriend is going on rants and being angry & it stressed me out so much 2 nights prior i only got 2-3 hrs of sleep -- yeah i don't DO no s;eep - it takes DAYS to...
    kylae77 kylae77 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 25, 2009

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    I Started Back This Week!!!!

    YYAAAAAAAYYYYYYY!!!!!!   It feels good.   good luck all!
    kylae77 kylae77 31-35, F 8 Responses Jun 13, 2009

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    Okay so, It's first of January

    and like i promised myself im gonna rebuild my life this year... so today i've been spending time searching for colleges.. and so far, i have only emailed 2 colleges. :( not so good i know, but im having my mini attacks again like feeling of crying and aching inside me... im...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Back On Track

    ok so im back on track... although freaking out over all of the hypothetical things that could go wrong i have requested my official transcripts called the school .... will be trying to get an appoinment to speak to an advisor and see about financial aid.... i can do this... i...
    sothisisme sothisisme 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 11, 2008

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    Going To Get Back In College

    I'am going to get back into college just don't know what for yet there are so many things I want to do with my life I'am 26 almost 27 and I'm not getting any younger.
    Steelergirl2013 Steelergirl2013 26-30, F Aug 25, 2013

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    Need to Just Get It Done

    Sooooooo.... i never really like school but always got like C, B, A's .... education has always been important to my parents my father is a dean of students for a school district back in my home state and he is in the last year of his PHD. my father went back to school...
    sothisisme sothisisme 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 3, 2008

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    :)

    I am a perpetual student.  I am always taking one class or another. I am going back once again and I cannot wait
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 14, 2010

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    The good news is that im going back to work tomorrow after two months staying home....the bad news...im gonna miss my friend's on EP ....its already difficult with my time zone...
    xenia29 xenia29 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    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...
    isubmittohim79 isubmittohim79 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I had a bad first experience with college I suffered from depression got better than became bi polar and had to come home. It's been about 4 months taken the time to get better and...
    kpweant1 kpweant1 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So, i chat to a lot of people and also read a lot of experiences on here. I have noticed how many people are still haunted about their past. Whilst i do understand how hard it is...
    Callis78 Callis78 31-35, M Jul 2

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    Okay, so I've been working for the past year now, and while I love my work more than anything, I realize that I need to go back to school to become a more qualified individual. I...
    schemily03 schemily03 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Time off is done, tomorrow I'm back to work! Haven't done anything special.. But I did sleep sooooooo much wish i could store sleep in my system lol But at least, I haven't...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Psychology or Architecture?
    MeMiv MeMiv 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    To study to become a consuellor. I did my degree in Psychology/Criminology then spend the next 15 yrs working in an office, hmmmm
    mypath43 mypath43 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    where the internet is limited = so bye for now to all the great people i met =]
    experiencedyetunprepared experiencedyetunprepared 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    TO STUDY MINISTRY!!! Thank you God for guiding me on my right path.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    *Enter Mel Gibson rant mode* I started college in August of 2012. I never really liked school to begin with but I am really starting to hate college. First off, I want to go into...
    JoeDog93 JoeDog93 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    In a month, I should be starting my Sophomore year at University. Problem is, I might not be able to go back. Paying for college has to be the toughest thing I have ever had to...
    GloriousGrey GloriousGrey 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Today's employers when hiring fresh-out-of college kids are looking for people who bring fresh skills into the labor force and show leadership. It's a tough job market right now...
    IndoSavior IndoSavior 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    My best friend is going to college and i had to repeat a year of high school because of medical issues. I am going to miss he so much. I dont know what ill do without her. She knew...
    balletbeauty balletbeauty 18-21, F Jul 23

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    I have no clue what career I want to pursue although I have Ideas but I haven't made up my mind yet. I love biology and I sort of conquered chemistry this year although it was...
    l212 l212 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    More trouble I had two weeks off work and was dreading going back, not because I hate it but because of the chaos that might have ensued while I was gone; who knows what awful...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 5 days ago

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    My mother and sister filled my head with stories before the first time I went of how bad just the ultrasound hurts. My mom said it hurt her so much, and that she was going back...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F Jul 9

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    I am a bit worried on going back to school. I graduated a little bit over a year ago and i still haven't decided on going back. I guess it be because i wouldn't know anyone but i'm...
    DaftPnk DaftPnk 18-21, M Jul 21

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    so here's the deal, I am an addict. I am addicted to meth and I hate it yet I keep going back for more. what the hell is wrong with me. I mean I know what's important and I know...
    onemanwar onemanwar 31-35, M Jul 2

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    It's been a while since I been to the gym. I'm going back tonight to workout with my cousin. I'm pretty excited. I'm happy I found my swim suit. I can use the sauna and the hot tub...
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Ok like I was talkin to a girl and all of a sudden bam can't talk to her on anything idk many she dont like me but it's ok going back to the...
    mabynah mabynah 13-15, M Jul 15

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    My son is six years old and autistic. I recently went to court to get him into a great school right next to our house, but the court sided with the mother to have him enrolled in a...
    eccentricpython eccentricpython 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Am slowly but surely beating no/lack of confidence and going back to trying new thins and being my self as well as being happy again for the 1st time in years
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    Going back to st.louis to go camping again.1st time didn't go to well but 2nd time well be great. (Doing happy dance) lol
    sexycapricorn29 sexycapricorn29 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I am 19 years old and a sophomore in college majoring in nursing. I met the love of my life my first year at college and our relationship has blossomed into something beautiful...
    tphelps tphelps 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    01.08.14It is Friday night, I have chosen my 4 films for the week..I chose this film at random to watch first.PERFUME.The film begins as a young half dressed man is being dragged...
    Axena Axena 46-50, F 44 mins ago

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    The Utter Garbage One must go through to find a job and the Demise of the American Dream Part 1- The Garbage, thanks collegeā€¦ To be brief and to go for pure shock value I will...
    hereweare99 hereweare99 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 1

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    So I was going to share my whole college experience, but that would get long and boring so I'll just start after graduation. In the late summer of 2013 I graduated at 22 with a...
    Audino531 Audino531 22-25, F Jul 2

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    If only I realized it then....I couldnt wait to grow up, move out, get a boyfriend, get a job. I wish I could go back to high school soak up all the good times, I wish I went away...
    trywer trywer 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    As a child, I was always the precocious one, the one out of the group of my friends who would receive the rewards and the recognition, the one that was looked up to, now looking...
    Nataliewoofwoof Nataliewoofwoof 18-21 Jul 20

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    I am an introvert. I always like to be alone since I was a kid. I do have close friends but now they are in different places, enrolled into different colleges. When I first found...
    thelonercollegestudent thelonercollegestudent 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    I am 22 years old, going into my 5th year of college (i am in a 5 year program), i weigh 218 pounds, and i am about 5-10 pounds overweight. my excess fat has all been gained...
    ilovefatforsomereason ilovefatforsomereason 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 23

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    I'm a mother of 4 kids under the age of 9, my hubby thinks college is for losers cause he will never have to call anyone in his life to come fix something . He's an all round handy...
    zjbv629 zjbv629 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I graduated from my undergrad two months ago, with a degree in Graphic Design. I love design, and I longed to work in a corporate setting within a marketing department, or perhaps...