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    I am SO stressed about midterms right now!

    I don't know why, but the seem WAY harder than last semester! I'm worried I'm going to fail! Anybody know what might help? I need some stress release...
    cutegirl97 cutegirl97 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    redDya91 redDya91 22-25, F Jan 17

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    omg i so didnt think

    that college would be this stressful. all i seem to do is study and even then im still worried about my grades.
    lynnabbie lynnabbie 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 23

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    Snow is in the forecast!

    Here in Arkansas if it snows, businesses close down including schools and colleges. Hope it snows.
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    I'm working very hard this year.

    Going to school in the mornings and working at night. I have such respect for people going to school with full times jobs and/or children. I'm also proud of myself for keeping it classy and not totally falling apart during finals week.
    noriebby noriebby 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    My favorite experience

    so far of being in college is watching two hot guys from my dorm hall (one of whom I have a mild crush on) give another hot guy (whom I have a MAJOR crush on) a sexy lap dance. 👅💦 they were all just joking around but god damn it was so hot
    Zeurosis Zeurosis 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3, 2015

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    I've got a huge psych exam today,

    so if anyone wants to come and like murder me, now is a great time to do it
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 19, 2015

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    "Putting my grades up

    for adoption because I can't raise them". lol
    Cautionfragile Cautionfragile 22-25 5 Responses Dec 7, 2015

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    so what is everyone's major?

    mine is psychology :)
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 63 Responses Nov 24, 2014

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    i didnt choose the ramen life.

    the ramen life chose me 🍜
    lesbianpeter lesbianpeter 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 26, 2015

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    Two of the worst things

    as a college student: 1. Having LONG multiple hour gaps between classes & 2. Having classes that exceed 2 hours. It's atrocious.
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M 8 Responses Mar 25, 2015

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    facebook is the devil.

    can't even study knowing facebook is there. must concentrate!
    blankcanvas03 blankcanvas03 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 20

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    I'm 34 and just started college.

    .. Going for my bachelors in HR Management. I work in HR and love it. But I do find it a challenge to balance my time. Sometimes my job has me working so many hours and on weekends and it's hard to find the energy to do my schoolwork. Anyone have any good tips?
    Roxvox Roxvox 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    i just made an 84 on

    that sociology test ??
    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    darlingdaisy darlingdaisy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    Accidentally exploded a test tube in my

    chemistry lab today. Whoops.
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 22, 2015

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    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 14, 2015

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    I like how my department won't let me transfer

    my classes from 2 years of CS. 2 YEARS. "It will be good for you to take these things again". Oh yes, sure. I can already feel that goodness tingling in my ******* fists from having to take same **** over and over again. Soooo good for me. I am learning how to PRINT STATEMENTS...
    TwigOfLife TwigOfLife 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was supposed to read a bunch

    for tomorrow, but there were those remains of sangria in the fridge. couldnt let it go bad.. welp, gonna have to read before class :D
    TwigOfLife TwigOfLife 22-25, F Jan 27

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    Alexis117 Alexis117 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 25, 2014

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    Got obsessed with organizing myself

    and started using planner apps on my phone. It really helps. Plus the rewarding feeling after I cross out that task? Priceless.
    TwigOfLife TwigOfLife 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    One thing about college is

    that no one makes judgements about what you wear, unless you're one of those fashion conscious people.
    LadyL31786 LadyL31786 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    definition of a college student?

    I have **** blaring in my room but can't watch it because Im working on a paper for english -_-
    PorkythePig PorkythePig 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I'm almost at the point

    where I'm either going to drop out of school or start stripping to pay for my tuition LOL
    victoriassecret97 victoriassecret97 18-21, F 13 Responses Jan 21

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    To be honest. University isn't

    for everybody and sometimes I wonder if its for me.
    legzydawlyy legzydawlyy 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    Currently on suspension at my last college

    and took a semester off. After much deciding and crying and anxiety, I decided to go to a university, away from all the stress and drama of my parents, my depression, my job, and my community college. It's one of the cheapest universities in my state? an hour away from where I...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 20, 2015

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    So we had a late opening.

    If a class starts before the opening time, it's supposed to be cancelled. So I didn't go to my lab. But turns out they held the class anyway and I missed the lab and if I don't find a way to get it done anyway, I will fail the class. I am very confused and angry because - why...
    TwigOfLife TwigOfLife 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    My tuition is $45,000 a year

    and they're going to charge me $5 for a fruit cup in the cafeteria? God forbid I ever want to buy some gum, cause if I do I'll be out three bucks. Jeez.
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 9 Responses Oct 15, 2015

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    For those who just started the new semester

    good luck everyone! May assignments make sense and deadlines not be outrageous.
    stripedcarnee stripedcarnee 18-21, T Jan 23

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    I can't bring myself to study.

    I know I have to and my grades depend on studying but I just can't. I'm around people that as soon as they wake up in the morning and take care of their hygiene, sit down and study until it's dark outside. They freak out whenever they take a day off to go out and instantly...
    doublecornflakes doublecornflakes 18-21, F Jan 30

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    Those high school students be complaining bout

    high school and stuffs saying they can't wait to be in college. Just wait til you're in college and experience constant flow of reports, assignments, 24/7 of hunger, stress and so on. Better be prepared high school students. 😊😊
    sanityyy sanityyy 18-21, F 9 Responses May 18, 2015

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    my sociology professor asked me what does he

    have to talk about to get me to talk and gove my opinion in class.....i said i dont know. its rare that i give my opinion. then he says well we'll work on that rarity have a good day. Then he leaves me with this confused look on my face. i just want to know why me? there are...
    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Today we started class here in Mexico.

    Philosophy is love, philosophy is life. :)
    robzalacain robzalacain 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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    glassbonespaperskin glassbonespaperskin 18-21, F 10 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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    I'm in college, I hate it,

    and I could care so much less about it. I guess it doesn't make it any better when I'm basically studying something that's only my secondary interest (if even that). "You're making a better future for yourself." Yeah, like I haven't heard that from the 1000th wage slave...
    EatMyWaffleTaco EatMyWaffleTaco 18-21, M 6 Responses Jul 31, 2015

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    I go to school full time

    and work full time. I have no life and no free time. But it feels so good to know I'm working towards an attainable goal. My future is in my hands.
    Roxvox Roxvox 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    collage is not what I excepted to be ,

    I feel like I don't belong to this place some time .a lot of time I want to give up , but I do all my best and try to be the best I can . I tell my self I have to be good not for anyone but me
    nawasa nawasa 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    11,526 words done , maybe 3,

    000 left to go. longest paper of my life but i think i can get it done by the morning . fingers crossed..
    CassieSamuel CassieSamuel 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    So far I'm off on a good start.

    My science courses ain't got nothing on me :)
    WrongPage WrongPage 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 16, 2015

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    2...More...Months! October 30th I will have my

    bachelor's degree :D I should be graduating next spring, but I pushed hard and really dedicated myself to my program. I look at the work I did when I first started school compared to now, and I am amazed at how far I have come. I know graphic design is a never ending field of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Aug 28, 2015

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    Is it just me or is everyone losing their

    motivation this semester? Laaaaaaawd!
    glassbonespaperskin glassbonespaperskin 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 5, 2015

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    legzydawlyy legzydawlyy 18-21, F 11 Responses Oct 24, 2015

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    yadirarubi22 yadirarubi22 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    My second semester just started

    and it's off to a really bumpy start because of this blizzard. Even though we're not in school, my professors put up work online and I just haven't had any motivation for anything.. it's all due tomorrow
    thugseme thugseme 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24