I Am Going to Get Back In College

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    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
    Jan 17, 2013

    :)

    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

    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

    I Started Back This Week!!!!

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

    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

    I applied for community college last night!

    !! Have to take a few tests to see where I stand let's see of I can get in by January.
    NamaraElise NamaraElise
    22-25, F
    Dec 16, 2015

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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