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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...
    kylae77 kylae77 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 16, 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...
    sothisisme sothisisme 22-25, F 4 Responses 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...
    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...
    sothisisme sothisisme 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2008

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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...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 17, 2013

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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...
    Steelergirl2013 Steelergirl2013 26-30, F Aug 25, 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...
    TopazSkye TopazSkye 26-30, F 10 Responses May 11, 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...
    sothisisme sothisisme 22-25, F Dec 11, 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...
    kylae77 kylae77 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 25, 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...
    kaaat101 kaaat101 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 1

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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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    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...
    sothisisme sothisisme 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 4, 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...
    sothisisme sothisisme 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 3, 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...
    jompalitan jompalitan 22-25, F Aug 31, 2012

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    before i start i would like to thank anyone who takes the time to read this i have quite a tough decision to make with my education and im turning to this community for some...
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    Getting the degree - I visited some campuses recently. I like the college atmosphere. It was the classes and academics that I didn't care so much for when I first went to college...
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    Old habits die hard....Yep, I decided to write this story because honestly I may take a very lonnnngg vacation. I've decided to go on a little spree.....well, not so much that but...
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    *wakes up* *demon/monster/crazy spirit/alien/pink elephant on parade in my room~!* Me: Psychology tells me this is a hallucination. *goes back to sleep*
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Even though I'll not be going to college for about another four years, I've had this wonderful plan on how I'm going to make it fun. Feel free to use this story for yourselves...
    BareFeetBoy BareFeetBoy 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am 24 years old and just got out of a four year relationship with a 46 year old man. I met this guy in college when I was a fresh faced 20 year old. It was infatuation at first...
    freebird24 freebird24 22-25, F Apr 1

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    I'm going to college for Gatroenterology.. i would love to be a doctor in a couple more years to make my parents proud of me. i owe a lot to them. i love them. without them i dont...
    PedacosPieces PedacosPieces 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    My ex and I have been off and on for the last 10 years. We are very different yet in so many ways the same. He is a veteran and I am Bipolar. I tell you this because it is not an...
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    My ex and I have been off and on for the last 10 years. We are very different yet in so many ways the same. He is a veteran and I am Bipolar. I tell you this because it is not an...
    yanene yanene 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I dated a guy for all of college and would go home every weekend to spend time with him instead of staying at my school and making college friends. I love going out and socializing...
    Love1992xo Love1992xo 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    This quiet a long msg so please bear me for awhile. I have been going through this quiet awhile and it is getting very difficult for me to face it!!! i had this friend of mine who...
    NeelAura NeelAura 22-25 1 Response Apr 2

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    I was in Mexico & went on a zip line... It was awesome!!! We had to go twice, so a couple years later we went back & did it again :D
    SgrKtn420 SgrKtn420 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    I was a very attention seeking teen. So before heading off to Irish summer school, I cut my hair to look like Keith flint of the prodigy and dyed my hair green. Looking back in it...
    Daveokay Daveokay 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

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    I'm a full time college student at community college and my first semester was HORRIFIC!! I was walking around the campus with a little map with a clueless look on my face. I must...
    JaimeJackson JaimeJackson 18-21 Apr 5

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    Okay, I think that I am going crazy about my future. I have researched colleges and what you do to get in one. I wrote myself a future message with all this info. I even got myself...
    BADLIFEFORME BADLIFEFORME 13-15, F Mar 24

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    It's more like I was forced out of college. I made the mistake of going to a large university right off the bat for the diversity in its course offerings. Because I needed to work...
    glassbox27 glassbox27 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I have been in college for 6 years (I'm 24) and I began college straight out of high school. I'm currently at a University working towards my BBA in Marketing. I have changed my...
    dontfloatthemainstream dontfloatthemainstream 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I am a freshman at my dream school. Everything is going well. I have great grades, and I already got accepted into my program of studies. While that's all great and exciting, it's...
    Jenbean Jenbean 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    By the end of this month I am going to decide which college I am going to attend.. I am really scared. I have too many options... Anywho aside from that my FAFSA is going to mess...
    Raven628 Raven628 16-17, F Apr 4

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    I want to go back to college. I wasn't forced into the major I chose, but I didn't have a lot of options. I'm really good at what I do but I don't see myself doing it for the rest...
    MHam0528 MHam0528 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This all started in my first semester of college. I met these group of friends who are very fun to hangout with. There was this shy & quiet guy among then who i thought was cute. I...
    missconfused24 missconfused24 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I don't test well but I am smart and a good student but I scored really poorly on the sats and my mom yelled at me and called me stupid. I know I can handle college and will do...
    carebare124 carebare124 18-21 1 Response Mar 28

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    I wish I can go back and warn my mom of all the bull she's going to go thru with my dad. If he wasn't in the picture maybe my mom would've gotten married to someone else who would...
    Kaseirae14 Kaseirae14 22-25, F Apr 5

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    I've seen a big difference in myself. I am so glad I quit my job from school, it was too much for me and it was taking away my studying time for my classes. I'm taking 12 hours...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I am just really discouraged. I was suppose to transfer to a university this next semester but all of the loans I applied for fell through and I don't have enough money saved up. I...
    kennababe123 kennababe123 18-21, F Mar 24

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    I feel like the freedom adults talk about teens inheriting when they go to college is a misleading idea. Superficially perhaps we have more freedom, but are we actually being put...
    Venturawhite Venturawhite 26-30, M Mar 25

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    Well I just joined today despite graduating College this coming 29th of March. I can't believe time fly so fast that it felt like it was only yesterday that I was a freshman...
    raldy raldy 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I have honestly considered this move for some time now, several years in fact. I have looked at all other possibilities and have even tried to resolve differences with them...
    Fall3nD011 Fall3nD011 22-25 Mar 31

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    I really like to go back to school and become a nurse or a teacher but my husband is against it . I was 17 when I got pregnant and my parents kicked me out . We got married when...
    Curlyhairsheila Curlyhairsheila 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    I am currently halfway through my second semester of my freshman year of college. And I absolutely hate it. Everyone says that college is the best time of your life, but mine has...
    HeyImLogan HeyImLogan 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    It's my first year as a college student and guess what? I just knew this wasn't going to be for me. I'm one of those artsy/jazzy kind of people and its a strain to sit down and...
    lilyraze lilyraze 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I keep going on all these road trips to see colleges and it's all scary.
    totallynotalunatic totallynotalunatic 16-17, M Apr 8

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    It's true. I'm seriously regretting paying for the meal plan at my college even if it was mandatory. The food is just horrible and they often serve the same things everyday. It was...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F a week ago