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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 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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    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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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    This is a really exciting and huge leap for me. Never thought I would go to college or actually care about pursuing a career. I always thought working in a café 11 hours a day 5...
    Sickchick26 Sickchick26 26-30, F Apr 23

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    I'm really scared! I live 10 minutes away from where I'll be going to school and I can't decide if I want to live on campus or live at home. I want to live on campus because I get...
    kbmusical kbmusical 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 25

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    im going tomorrow i dont really want to go threw this again
    chaspowell chaspowell 18-21, M Apr 24

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    Around this summer, I havent been there for a long time, two years to be exact, I dont want to but I its just one of those things you have to do.
    huttuh huttuh 18-21, M Apr 29

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    Well.. It has been 3 years studying in my college, but somehow it feels hollow. I feel as if I am living someone else's life. I do not feel any passion in what I am doing right now...
    sandpapar sandpapar 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    I am going into college again, this my third try I think at attempting to get something out of going to school instead of dropping out or not applying to go back. I am determined...
    TerrifiedoftheUnknown TerrifiedoftheUnknown 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I dropped out of college Pour yourself a cup of coffee or tea to prepare yourself for my past experience. Honestly I had no other choice nor any help. I guess you may say that I...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 1 Response May 5

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    So going back to college is a necessity right now. Unfortunately I can only go back next year. I don't know what to do. My first option right now is to go to be a pharmacist. It...
    hiddenjem hiddenjem 22-25, F Apr 22

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    I didn't really make it through the second semester of my first year. I was in Music Business Management&Administration. It was the first time that I was medicated for my mental...
    grindhound grindhound 22-25, T 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I dropped out an year back due to falling grades. I thought i would do something on my own like jobs lol but more than an year later i am still at home. I think of going back but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 28

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    Most non-Argentinian people would call me lucky because college in my country is free. Yep, in Argentina you can become a doctor without spending a single penny. However I am going...
    elsasaunt elsasaunt 16-17, F 3 Responses May 12

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    I am 17 years old. I have danced (ballet, tap & freestyle) since I was 3, I also do other sports activities. I work in an office so am sat down a lot of the time. I will admit I am...
    AHelpfulLover AHelpfulLover 16-17, F May 12

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    if I have a chance of going back I won't be choosing the things that I had chosen. Because I am still struggling on various things and fighting the tide is really exhausting. Will...
    icedwithin17 icedwithin17 26-30, F 2 Responses May 6

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    One of the interesting things I've learned about college is how much it changes you. So much can happen in one year, and I feel like a different person, in a good way. I feel like...
    Jillbill8 Jillbill8 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    I'm joining college this year and i will study media. It's my passion :)
    rosiewillington13 rosiewillington13 13-15, F 51 mins ago

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    I separated with my husband of 17 years about 5 weeks ago, and I was ok with it, or at least that was what I thought. We agreed to go our separate ways and that we had just grown...
    chirpychops chirpychops 41-45, F 33 mins ago

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    Yes I would! I really really would. As I grew up I wasn't the type of student to pay attention much in her class. I was the type of person to not learn spellings and it just didn't...
    23kk23 23kk23 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 25

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    Hello ladies and gents!I am about to turn 20 years old and I feel old as hell. Time doesn't stop and that is whats so scary. I don't want to just exist, I want to live! I am from...
    TayRayy TayRayy 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Killing people for killing people to demonstrate killing is wrong... Look, dear legal authorities If you want to kill people at least give it some time and effort to make it sound...
    KimKarlsson KimKarlsson 16-17, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I am currently just realizing that I really want to go away for college to a 4 year school but I'm going to a community college, my grades are a lot better than most of my class...
    noriebby noriebby 18-21, F 2 Responses May 1

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    My first year at 6th form college didn’t go great, it was soon apparent to me that I was mixing with pupil’s with a greater intellect than I, plus the fact I didn’t want to...
    petebon petebon 51-55, M May 3

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    I dropped out of college way back in 2008 and went to work for a while. It was a lot of fun working in the food service world but got tiring after a while. I met a lot of amazing...
    alackeret alackeret 26-30, M 1 Response May 2

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    It would be just ******* grand to have a clear, simple list of things to accomplish for an assignment or test or something. Sadly, my professors just ramble on and on about things...
    thisissamwut thisissamwut 18-21, M 4 Responses May 4

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    After only 1 semester of History and English Studies, I dropped out two weeks ago... again. I just hate everything about university. They say you meet all those great people and it...
    unEnthusiast unEnthusiast 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Well, this is my first post, so I've decided to keep it small.(hahaha lemme try). So, this college where i study is basically filled with stereotypes. There is honestly not a...
    prettywoman21 prettywoman21 18-21, F Apr 24

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    I had been trying to be "zen" about still being unemployed - but honestly, I am just angry at the whole ordeal. It's not that I "deserve" a job after graduating college, but isn't...
    gillybeans gillybeans 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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    Officially summer can start, I'm all done with college passed everything with good grades except math I failed😁 but I passed everything with pretty good grades😛. So now it's...
    sabresfan2010 sabresfan2010 18-21, M 2 Responses May 8

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    I just started college like last week. Idk I just think I don't seem to fit in the group of friends I have now. They're all staying on campus but I live nearby so I go back home...
    looseflannel looseflannel 16-17, F 5 Responses May 13

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