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I Am Going to Get Back In College

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1

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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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    :)

    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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    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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    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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    I posted a confession about this, but I didn't know there was a group. Want to know the real reason as to why I didn't go to college and still not going to? It's not because I...
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    I am a life time learner. Science and writing are my 2 favorite subjects. I found out i do even better if i teach myself. After learning this i went from F's in math to A's. I am...
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    For awhile I wanted to be the one to support everyone else, I wanted to be strong. That's changed quite dramatically. I just want to be held and feel protected now. Though I think...
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    I really miss this one boy I used to be in a relationship with. My so called best friend broke us up because she told me lies about him. So I stupidly broke up with him. The worst...
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    After reading the first few comments of going back in time I realized, yet again, that I'm not thinking the right way. LOL I totally expected the responses to be something like: I...
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    (sorry, this is a super long post. also I'm new to this website so I'm not sure if I did this right) I'm about to finish up my first quarter of college and I still feel as...
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    I’ve decided to leave Radford after this semester. Graduation, originally planned for spring, looked like it was going to be pushed backeven further, and I am not willingto stay...
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    I enjoy going commando whenever I possibly can during the warm days of late spring and early autumn. The feeling of doing so is so natural yet so naughty at the same time. Usually...
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    I enjoy going commando whenever I possibly can during the warm days of late spring and early autumn. The feeling of doing so is so natural yet so naughty at the same time. Usually...
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    I enjoy going commando whenever I possibly can during the warm days of late spring and early autumn. The feeling of doing so is so natural yet so naughty at the same time. Usually...
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    He grew up in San Jose and attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
    Ryan505m0vr1 Ryan505m0vr1 31-35, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
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    Bob Duggan is an avid sportsman and has actually been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. He...
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    Bob Duggan is an passionate sportsperson and has been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis Secondary school in Mountain View where he played basketball...
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    He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
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    Bob Duggan is an avid sportsman and has actually been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis Secondary school in Mountain View where he played basketball...
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    Bob Duggan is an devoted sportsperson and has been all his life. He matured in San Jose and attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. He...
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    I want to go back to college fulltime. Right now I'm living with my parents and working part-time and going to school part-time. I want to be a nurse. I wish I could win the...
    howlingrivermoon howlingrivermoon 18-21, F Nov 29

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    Comfortably, I wouldn't call it college more like cosmetology school, but I'm upset at myself for even going honestly the only reason I went was because the lady made it sound all...
    NicoleLovex20 NicoleLovex20 18-21, F Dec 5

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    I'm 15, I'm a sophomore in high school, the 10th grade. I have two and a half years till college. But I get letters for my academic abilities. I don't want to go to Washington...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F Nov 24

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    i deeply regret dropping out of college. i want to study more about psychology and more. but i know it's not going to be easy...
    snoflower snoflower 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    Bob Duggan is an avid sportsman and has actually been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and attended St. Francis Secondary school in Mountain View where he played basketball...
    Anthonick826k7ka4 Anthonick826k7ka4 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Bob Duggan is an passionate sportsman and has actually been all his life. He matured in San Jose and attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball...
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    Bob Duggan is an devoted sportsman and has actually been all his life. He matured in San Jose and attended St. Francis Senior high school in Mountain View where he played...
    Michael838w4jc6 Michael838w4jc6 31-35, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I always hated high-school because of the simple fact that I never fit in there. I was always different from the other kids and I hated the city I lived in so I couldn't wait for...
    HelenaMaiden HelenaMaiden 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 22

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