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I Am In College

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    I am in running start,

    so when I graduate from high school I will also have my AA. Every class is tuition free, so it has saved me thousands of dollars. Absolutely love it.
    Krc5 Krc5 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Blaaah, I gotta stop overthinking about school.

    I've literally thought through every single possibility and now every time I think about school it literally makes me nauseous I'm excited, but also super nervous for college.
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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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 can't wait to go back to college.

    .. Class if 2017 woohoo!
    enza105 enza105 18-21, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I have an anatomy exam this Saturday

    and I'm really nervous, stressed and unmotivated to study 😢 Advice, please.
    justburntsomepopcorn justburntsomepopcorn 18-21, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    One semester completed

    and three weeks before I start another one they tell me that I probably won't receive any financial aid. Well going part time and coming out of pocket isn't a problem but that's gna mess with my scholarship. Soooo guess who's taking a semester off?!!
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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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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    Ok soo..I just found out

    that my financial aid isn't getting through yet because my crappy school still needs some information BUT they never emailed me about it. I finally check my school account today and was just browsing through the financial aid status and saw this. First of all, yes it is my...
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    Mtrivers Mtrivers 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    this will be my first year of college

    and i am so nervous! i know this will be nothing like high school and i know i am going to work twice as hard. my first class starts next week and i hope i am prepared
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F 4 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    What Is A College?

    12 long years of hard work making straight A's and honor roll all through it and what happens success.you walk up there on the stage and wave to your friends and family congratulations is what the guy said while handing you your roll.you walk off trying not to fall to get your...
    godgiftowomen godgiftowomen 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 16, 2012

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    Yes I am pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Game

    Design at Full Sail University.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    On May 28, I start elementary calculus.

    I think I'm pretty much screwed. I really suck when it comes to numbers.
    imlostinthis imlostinthis 22-25, M 2 Responses May 12

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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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    Wake up, work, college,

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

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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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    School starts on august 25th.

    Is it too late for me to change college and get financial help?
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 30

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    TheOnlyLostBoy TheOnlyLostBoy 26-30, M Dec 1, 2013

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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 4 Responses Apr 7

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    Found out that my neighbors are hot .

    .. Maybe even a little sluty 😏 #lifesgood
    ryanjoseph ryanjoseph 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Part time student // part time baby sister //

    full time mistress psychology is my major, don't have a minor yet. I babysit my friends babies and sometimes families. I also pet sit. I make more money from sugar daddies. Sometimes their married, weird, too much in love with me, stalked me and other things but they do...
    TheVirginRapids TheVirginRapids 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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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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    Just signed up for classes

    and I'm just now hearing that my two year program might take longer!!!!!! I'm so mad! I feel like I was lied to. I might take an extra semester to finish. I'm not okay with that. I wanted to save money by going to community college then transfer !
    Nior18 Nior18 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I worried about going back to school

    after taking a year off. All of my friends are graduating a year before me. I feel so dumb.
    mwdot mwdot 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Smfh I'm really upset

    that I have to take a semester off. I know that I'll find things to occupy my time but I feel like I'm missing out on so much :(
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Going into my first year of college shortly,

    living at home. What are some school supplies needed, and what should I expect? Pretty well all my classes are lecture based. :)
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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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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    I saw this hot guy today

    and he's in triathlon tryouts and I'm like omg o think I'm inlove!!i hope I'll see him again or even knw his name or whatever!
    Irregularactivities Irregularactivities 16-17, F Aug 11

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    Today's employers when hiring fresh-out-of

    college kids are looking for people who bring fresh skills into the labor force and show leadership. It's a tough job market right now, and there are thousands of kids across america graduating every year. There is insane competition for the best jobs right now. What separates...
    IndoSavior IndoSavior 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 28

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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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    I'm in college and high school.

    I'm in an Early College High School program where when I graduate after 5 years, I will have 2 years of college done and my associates degree.
    Bugs99 Bugs99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    I'm sooo ready to be moving back tomorrow!

    Living at home this summer has been horrible.
    riversongsingalong riversongsingalong 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days 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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    enza105 enza105 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I'm already starting to freak out about how in

    the world I am going to pay off these loans. I'm just a sophomore and already at the end of this year I'll have racked up 50 grand! I know in the world we live in we need a higher education, but did they really have to make me pay for it the rest of my life?!?
    ShatteredButNotLost ShatteredButNotLost 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    Im a freshmen in college.

    I started college one year early, skipping my senior year of high school so I could do so.
    Jordanmarie23 Jordanmarie23 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    Melissa216 Melissa216 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    2nd week of college and already have to type an

    essay plus more homework haaha any advice??
    Ivan4rmCali Ivan4rmCali 18-21, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    College Relationship Paths

    A main issue in college life is the relationship. should you enhance your horizons and have experimental lesbian sex or find true love? As far as I see it, there is a distinct pattern to relationships in college, and the way students think through the different stages of college...
    worldweary worldweary 18-21, M 5 Responses Jul 22, 2008

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    I have 3 midterms and 2 papers due this week,

    i'm stressing! Wish me luck!!!! Cant wait for this week to be over.
    Tatii20 Tatii20 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 29

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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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    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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    I am studying Video Game Design

    and Development and minoring in History.
    ShatteredButNotLost ShatteredButNotLost 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 16

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    Is it possible to be exhausted

    before the school year has even started? The only things I can think about are aggravating professors, expensive text books, late night studying followed by early morning classes, followed by a long work day, making money yet still being broke, crowded cafeterias, annoying...
    tendersoul22 tendersoul22 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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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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    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 5 days ago

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    Why can't a cute college guy hit me up

    and listen to all my spoiled problems? 😂 that's all I want
    jadahdoll jadahdoll 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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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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    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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    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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    Just left home to go to the airport to fly out.

    I'm moving all the way across the country. No more Minnesota trees, lakes, and pine sap. I hope I'll be smart enough.
    AnnaliseLeah AnnaliseLeah 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hate the community college

    that I am attending. I took two semesters off just to figure out if I want to return or find somewhere else. If I leave I would have to move to another area. The community college doesn't care about their students, helpless, judgmental, and unorganized.
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 1

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    My freshman year in college was a pretty

    shocking experience... I barely made any friends, 4 hours away from home, no car, and once I was at the school I learned that I hated it with every hair on my body. I am now transferring to another college and already I have made friends and have established my goals and...
    owens321bam owens321bam 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    My Class

    Well my class is for air conditioning heating and refrigeration and how to repair them. And so far its goin good. Except this one part of class where i have to recover refrigerent sounds like a sex scene cause we purge recover purge and bleed the line purge= sex recover= rest...
    saintsforever saintsforever 26-30, M 4 Responses