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I Am Going to Get Back In College

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 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 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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    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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    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...
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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 4 days ago

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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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    First of all i want to assure everyone reading this that i have thought about this condition.......just a bit........these past four years. Yeah, so i've made up my mind...
    ivandrago15 ivandrago15 16-17, M Apr 8

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    I don’t know what to do. I want to stop going to college. But I am afraid of the consequences. I personally want to drop out. But I also don’t want the disapproval of...
    4Rae 4Rae 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 17

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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 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I always day dream about going back in time to the Mayans and give them an iPhone and see what happens. Also I would love to go back and act like a magician-- telling them about...
    indiegirl369 indiegirl369 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 19

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    I really like the theory that no matter what you do in the past while in time travel the past will find a way to heal itself. It's so much more common to hear the version where...
    Plungeintoadream Plungeintoadream 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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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 6 hrs ago

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    As I've written previously, I often go nude at home, especially on the weekends. Up until about a month ago, I would only go nude in the house. I would put on shorts when I went...
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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 a week ago

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    To basketball fans all over the country, March is the most important month of the year. It’s the month of collegiate basketball championship games! The best way to get into the...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M Apr 13

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    After graduating high school, I was accepted into a program called Criminology. I was so excited about it, and thought everything would be great. So now, in my second year and...
    deserayrich deserayrich 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    Last year, I went to Coldplay's concert and even got to touch the back of Chris Marin's shoulder with my left hand!!!! 😍😍😍😍😍😍*squeals like a fangirl"
    StuckInABlender StuckInABlender 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    i really dont know where im going in my life, i used to think i will find something in my college but right now im so lost. im an average student in college plus my family wants me...
    deeptastic deeptastic 18-21, M Apr 17

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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 2 days ago

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    I am studying abroad in Japan right now, and in comparison to my workload back in the States, I am being spoiled rotten. I have almost no work to do other than studying the...
    CarMerc CarMerc 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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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 21 hrs ago

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    I knew that my college was a bad fit the day my parents moved me in freshman year when I and my dad both cried. I chose, after a considerable amount of pressure from my mom, to...
    michaelame michaelame 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    back to studying tests again :/ when this is going to end (sigh)...
    danougi danougi 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 3

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    signing up for spring semester in two weeks! I'm kind of stressed out about it because I've been taking random classes while having a psychology major. next week I'm gonna try...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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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 4 days ago

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    Met with some dear college friends today. For as much as I miss the carefree days of college, I am more satisfied with the life I have now. I have less fear of the unknown than I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 4

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