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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 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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    :)

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 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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    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 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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    I'm 40 years old and will be starting college as a freshman tomorrow! I'm so nervous. Hoping I can make it through successfully.
    jeniemari jeniemari 36-40, F 8 Responses Sep 2

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    Yup 3 weeks of summer holidays, it sucks but I have to go back :(
    90slove 90slove 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I've decided to go back to a simpler lifestyle by raising my own non-polluted food and reducing my dependence on store bought goods. I started an organic garden several years ago...
    Herefor1 Herefor1 56-60, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I think I may be older than my teacher
    Legionicula Legionicula 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    I suffered so much last year, and I'm not convinced this year will be any better. I hate this school. I just want to start all over again...
    TheHouseElf TheHouseElf 16-17, F Aug 18

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    I hate the idea of it. I really do. And if I decided to go off them again... well withdrawal was a ***** last time and the dose wasn't even that high. I think it would make it...
    Friability Friability 18-21 Aug 21

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    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...
    SteeredAxe SteeredAxe 16-17, M Aug 28

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    He was my first real boyfriend. We hooked up multiple times after we broke up. And I can say I've done it again.
    bilove5598 bilove5598 18-21, F Aug 30

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    Well, this is it. The last day of summer vacation. I am so anxious and terrified that I can barely think straight. This is my last year of grade school though, because I had...
    snowunderthestars snowunderthestars 13-15, F Sep 1

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    I bought a female school uniform and went to school with it female wig wear light make up to cover ingrown hair upper lip and chin. I live a week without getting beat up.
    kevinm78 kevinm78 16-17, T Sep 8

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    Sometimes I wonder if all the time I put in reading the textbook is even worth it. Going to school, attending the class, and going back home from school gets so boring. I sometimes...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    My boyfriend left for college on thursday. The first and second day were alright. We've always been really protective over eachother and get jealous when the other is around the...
    Rachelmtate Rachelmtate 16-17, F Aug 24

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    I started going to college since last Monday. I only go to school on Mondays and wed. It's my first week going to college and going great so far.
    Custos1 Custos1 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I go back in two days for my sophomore year, and I'm totally dreading it. I hated my freshman year. It seemed like murphy's law was in effect last year, everything that could have...
    Djn1223 Djn1223 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Freshman move in day is tomorrow -- I don't even know how to feel right now. I'm way less excited about going to college than about how I'm going to decorate my dorm room, haha!
    jycdartmniac jycdartmniac 18-21, F Aug 22

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    I worried about going back to school after taking a year off. All of my friends are graduating a year before me. I feel so dumb.
    mwdot mwdot 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    Last year, But I'm going back this September! :D
    xoxosabrinaxoxo xoxosabrinaxoxo 18-21, F Aug 20

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    Senior now in high school then going to college. Anyone majoring in nutrition and wellness or anything along those lines?
    emuck emuck 16-17, F Sep 1

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    OK so I went to the GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) There were mostly friendly people there. I'd say 60% were girls. There seemed to be a lot of straight girls wanting a gay guy friend...
    AndroTaylor AndroTaylor 18-21 1 Response Sep 8

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    I dosed off early that day. I had had a long day and I had just gotten message from him saying hope your day went well. We were Long Distance, had problems but we were holding unto...
    ANPatie ANPatie 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    ๐Ÿ˜•this year I'm going back to the same grade (8th) ๐Ÿ˜‘ bc I was friends with this person who made me not do good in school so now I have to make new friends & yeah some friends...
    penayolisma penayolisma 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    lots of thing to redo. something with regretful mistakes and decision. "37 Going Back To 13" Oh well..just face it. Done is done. Now is now. Past is past. Helloooo Tomorrowwww.
    falinasd falinasd 36-40, F Aug 21

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    There's those days and those times where I think to myself why can't I just be re born again, why can't I start my whole entire life re over and change many things that I did all...
    purple567 purple567 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I wish I could do college over again. My whole life I played sports. I went to a good catholic high school met a wonderful girl my junior year and received a scholarship to play...
    LifeChanges123 LifeChanges123 22-25, M Aug 21

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    I was down in the dumps and pretty depressed for a few months and time felt like it was dragging me backwards and i was getting nowhere, but lately time just feels like its flying...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    I saw a TV episode of Judging Amy on the Christian TV network called UP that is highly controversial. The court case was an emotionally sensitive case for everyone. The judge who...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 11 hrs ago

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    Why? Well all the people I know and most of my family will be there lol. If I do make it up to heaven,who am I going to know and kick back with? All the cool people will be down...
    Rreyes3779 Rreyes3779 31-35, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I was absolutely terrified of the idea of college in my freshman year. I go to a school five hours from home, with almost 20,000 people. I had never been drunk, and my freshman...
    Calleycat Calleycat 18-21, F Aug 25

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    Is it worth it? I keep hearing from friends and random individuals how college isn't worth it anymore. They say you don't learn enough, and the degree is just a piece of paper...
    iNomaD iNomaD 18-21, M 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have for the past 3 and a half years devoted my time and extra energy to going to school. I have only 30 more hours to obtain my Bachelors in Human Resources, and though I am...
    Momma1985 Momma1985 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I'm sick of living in same town and in same stifling suffocating and narrow minded region and area. and I hate running into people I knew when I was a kid from school! I ran into...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am 18 and freshly out of high school. Personally for me I loved high school, I went to very small one and graduated with 8 people. So we all knew each other and we're close...
    PiddilyPoo PiddilyPoo 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Today I am going to change a young mans life :). I known this boy for 10 years. I watched his single mother struggle hard to help him succeed. He was a freshman in college last...
    dickgrayson1 dickgrayson1 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 25

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