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I Am In College

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    The life of a med student.

    They are pulling out the cadavers tomorrow and people are already talking about how scared they are on the discussion board. Like dude...it's just a dead body. It's not going to eat you.
    XxVivaLaBellaxX XxVivaLaBellaxX 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    Well another semester of college

    and I'm procrastinating (which I know is bad, but I least I know I have a problem), have to write a profile essay on a person (which is due Tuesday as a rough draft, have to start and finish a take home test due Monday and I have a art appreciation quiz Tuesday... This is...
    Benn31 Benn31 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm sitting here in class falling asleep.

    ...I can barely keep my eyes open....I can't wait to go home, get naked and go back to sleep! I probably shouldn't have gone out last night! Oh but it was soooo much fun! Love getting dressed up and going dancing and teasing all the boys and girls! One more hour to go till I...
    CutieIndn CutieIndn 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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    I'm studying to become a vet tech.

    ..but not sure college is right for me. I'm considering dropping out...
    gwendolyn45 gwendolyn45 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Fun with the best friend in the dorm:) gosh I

    missed her soo much but so glad she is back now...she is sooo pretty
    RoughRiderGirl RoughRiderGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    Im in college, I'm 20,

    and I'm trying new things. I went drinking with some friends the other night at a pub, and karaoke! It was super fun! But it hit me the nxt morning, i was able to get up for class, but i wasnt paying attention cause i kept dosing off. I even tried smoking, and i got so high or...
    staystrongsu staystrongsu 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    Guys I need motivation !

    Its barely been the second week and I'm already falling behind. I was finally off today and have been trying to catch up on homework. I'm struggling in my programming class :( I wish I had a buddy that can help me !
    Bitterrsweet Bitterrsweet 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    I'm a liberal arts major

    but I'm taking cooking classes to get me into the culinary arts so which is better liberal or culinary ?
    Kayl1995 Kayl1995 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I will be attending my first year this fall!

    I can't wait to add this to my experiences! :)
    freeebird freeebird 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Freshmen in college, starting in August!

    It's a community college and I'm pretty excited to start my life!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    TheOnlyLostBoy TheOnlyLostBoy 26-30, M Dec 1, 2013

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    I'm in college now studying business

    administration and I'm starting to question everything. Is college worth it now in this age and economy?
    PrincessAnnaT PrincessAnnaT 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I can't wait to go back to college.

    .. Class if 2017 woohoo!
    Xo12345 Xo12345 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    Alexis117 Alexis117 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 25

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    Just got accepted to my NUMBER ONE school

    which I was NOT expected at all and I'm thrilled! Cannot wait to start my life as a nursing major. Things are looking up.
    Sarah196 Sarah196 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2013

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    Religion coursers in college are made to make

    people question their faith
    MixedMulatto MixedMulatto 18-21, M 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Currently a third year & switched my major to

    Math. I'm minoring in psychology. I've always loved math even when it really challenged me, I always had a drive to figure it out. As for psychology, I find it so interested. All the ways the mind works and how no one mind is the same, I love it. By the time I finish school (it...
    ncon08 ncon08 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    cyma2911 cyma2911 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I'm a freshman in college

    and I'm on my second semester. During my first semester I was super motivated and determined! I got wonderful grades and passed all my finals. However, this semester I'm doing horrible. I'm failing most of my classes and I'm beginning to panic. I have slacked on my schoolwork...
    kberry95 kberry95 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 11

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    I just thought this was

    so funny 😆😆 I can't believe April 30th is the last day of classes. I'm ready for it to be over though. But definitely not ready for finals. It's crunch time now 📚🔬📝
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F Apr 13

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    I am trying to get a student loan

    and it is a nightmare. After filling out applications for hours today and convincing my dad to be a cosigner, my loan was denied. Anyone else here dealing with student loans and debt?
    Babaghanouj Babaghanouj 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    But It Feels Like High School Still

    The girls who were prissy ******* in high school are now snobby ******* in college. The boys who were dumb jocks in high school are now disrespectful douches in college. And I'm still the nerd. Don't get me wrong, I embrace it. I'm a Nerdfighter through and through and I don't...
    Yoru Yoru 18-21 8 Responses Feb 10, 2012

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    I've Been To ROTC In My Freshman Year

    First day of enrollment to college and I didn't even got the chance to enroll in CWTS for our NSTP, with that I ended up being in ROTC. The enrollment in ROTC required us to wear a white shirt, jeans and rubber shoes. The cadet who was checking us ordered me to tie my hair in a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    I can't believe it. I am one semester away from

    my dream of becoming a nurse. It may not be a big deal to most, but to me, it means so much. It means I can finally feel a sense of accomplishment. It means I can finally be a good provider and role model for my boys. It means I have finally conquered the stigmas of my past. It...
    neveragoodusername neveragoodusername 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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    I can tell I'm definitely a college student

    now due to my newfound appreciation for ramen noodles and easy mac.
    brettrocks96 brettrocks96 18-21, M 4 Responses Sep 2

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    I'm 48 And Going To College.

    I got my first and only job right out of high school. I wasn't smart enough to go to college (so my parents said), so I took a week for myself and then went looking for a job. Keep in mind, this was in 1984. Jobs were easier to find. I had my first interview at AIS, then was...
    tickleshy tickleshy 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2013

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    College sucks lol it's

    so stressful especially with having to work while going to school. I wish I didn't have to work and could only focus on school. I think I'll always have to work from now on.
    Bitterrsweet Bitterrsweet 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    FuSoYa FuSoYa 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 28

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    I hate it when I lose stuff at school,

    like my pencils and papers and life ambitions.
    farhad1371 farhad1371 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 15

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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. There was on really obnoxious jerk. He was a pretty boy gay guy that was so rude to everyone. I did get a chance to meet some new people and...
    AndroTaylor AndroTaylor 18-21 1 Response Sep 8

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    Almost everyone goes to college

    because it's necessary for them to get a good job. I go for the same reason but at the same time I go for myself because I genuinely love learning. I love doing anything that's mind stimulating and going to school fulfills that need for me.
    viavleiviax viavleiviax 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    I recently changed my major from nursing to

    computer science. I feel good about this decision and don't feel like I'm going to be stuck doing something I don't enjoy like I was with nursing. I'm excited to start computer science classes and learn.
    Bitterrsweet Bitterrsweet 18-21, F 2 Responses May 15

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    Since I've started I'm great

    and making people laugh and making new friends But I struggle with making those casual friends into close friends because..... I have a ton of personal issues that goes with my sexuality to my neglectful parents to my anxiety and clinical depression On the surface you could...
    Vaughn37 Vaughn37 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I absolutely cannot stand the way in

    which textbooks perceive serious topics such as mental illness, I'm currently writing a paper on a mental illness which is actually quite serious and my doctor had thought I potentially had when I was going through some intense issues in life. This textbook describes it so...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 10

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    Cute guy? Check. Messages first?

    Check. Likes hockey? Check. Super nice? Check. We both go to the same school, have the exact same interests but go to different campuses which is pretty much my problem for every single guy I've met so far. It's actually a struggle! :/
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    Yesteray, we had our thesis defense proposal

    and I just can't believe that of all the groups who presented we got the highest grade from the panels. I'm really blessed with my thesis groupmates. All sleepless nights and other hardships are worth it. Thank you Lord! <3
    JustOrdinaryGirl JustOrdinaryGirl 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Just going to finish typing my papers tomorrow

    before class because sleep is way more important to me right now than a grade:/ can't wait for the 2 week break starting next Tuesday:) I really need to unwind and take a break from everything
    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    the Title Says It All...

    I will be a sophmore this year, and I'm a math major.  I have to admit, I'm not sure if I like it that much or not. I've met amazing people, I love the university itself, and the teachers are great, but I feel like something's missing. Other than that, to me it often seems...
    lieslby lieslby 19-21, F 3 Responses Aug 14, 2006

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    Up citing papers manually in APA format.

    Omggggggggg this is work.
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm now a Sophomore and I only know about 20

    people. I feel like I'm not doing the whole college experience thing right. I feel like I'd rather be with people who I know are good people instead of trying to be with terrible people like I did freshman year. I guess this is what happens when your a homebody.
    ShatteredButNotLost ShatteredButNotLost 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    UW Madison sophomore.

    :) Going for political science with a criminal justice certificate, I want to be a detective.
    Travinator Travinator 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    As I write this I am moving into my sophomore

    dormitory. Freshman year was a hurricane year and I'm looking forward to what this new year brings. I am overloaded credit wise but I could give a ****. I will kill it = ) those summer courses taught me how to work hard and efficiently, so this year will be a whole new academic...
    nonotthatashleesimpson nonotthatashleesimpson 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 30

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    I have switched my major four times already

    and now I'm entering my junior year. I think I have finally discovered my passion: to be an editor for a book publisher in NYC. I always saw myself doing this but pushed it to the side thinking it was ridiculous. It was. It until a few weeks ago that I started to realize I was...
    Cory45 Cory45 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 4

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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. Most are left with incredible debt, too. I'm already about $10k in debt, with more to come in the next few years. I'm worried this debt is really...
    iNomaD iNomaD 18-21, M 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Wake up, work, college,

    sleep. Repeat.
    ayoino ayoino 18-21, M 6 Responses Jan 29

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    Is it bad that I'm googling how its going to

    affect my finical assistance if I drop out? Like I'm seriously wishing I took a year off. This college stuff is just too much. Its seriously so overwhelming.
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    This college work is no joke.

    When I was in high school a teachers syllabus was like 2 pages. Now I have teachers in college who have syllabi 13 pages long. Ughhhhhh I can feel the procrastination starting to kick in.
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    Currently taking up Bachelor of Science in

    Psychology major in Clinical Psychology. I love this course so much. I just don't get it why my relatives want me to shift to another course. They want me to take up Mechanical Engineering and I don't want that. I'm not into engineering. And now I feel like a puppet being...
    MyGosh MyGosh 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am studying Video Game Design

    and Development and minoring in History.
    ShatteredButNotLost ShatteredButNotLost 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 16

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    I start college tomorrow!

    Gah I'm so nervous!
    FuSoYa FuSoYa 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 24

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    Gonna watch the football game later,

    go Packers! Who are you rooting for, Green Bay or Seattle?
    brettrocks96 brettrocks96 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Final Grades came out!

    !! Organic Chemistry- B Psychology of Addiction- A Trigonometry-B My GPA is a 3.3!!! I'm so proud of myself!!!!
    XxVivaLaBellaxX XxVivaLaBellaxX 18-21, F 5 Responses May 18

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    Just moved in today(: It has been weird

    and exciting and sad and stressful and awesome and lonely. I leave for a camping trip tomorrow for four days, and then it's orientation week, and then classes start the week after eeeeeek! :D
    tarara0414 tarara0414 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 15