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I Am In Grad School

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    Confused...

    I'm making final decisions at this moment. I'm graduating a year early and I'm not sure if I want to work and save for a year or start grad school in fall '07. Both options are readily available, but I'm having a hard time weighing the pros and cons. Whatever the decision, I have...
    SimplyLovely SimplyLovely 21-25, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2007

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    In Grad School, But On Probation Status

    So I applied to grad school a while back and I am just starting the semester in January 09. When I applied, they said that I would be put on probationary status because I was just a couple of points off of the required GPA to be admitted. So what this means for me? Im...
    laura603 laura603 26-30, F Dec 8, 2008

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    Being A Grad Student With A Mental Illness:

    Some schools are better than others about helping students work through mental illnesses. I'm a grad student in science (female) who is undergoing treatment for anxiety. Lots of anxiety. Not a lot of people talk about this in school, or how it can start to take over your life...
    anxietygradstudent anxietygradstudent 26-30, F Jan 19, 2013

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    Life Is Full

    I am nearing  the end of getting my clinical doctorate in physical therapy.  Meanwhile, I work full time and have 3 kids, aged 17, 18 and 20.  Life is so full.  I love it and hate it and am so tired.  I am also really glad that I am doing it.  I have...
    breakingthru breakingthru 46-50, F Aug 9, 2009

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    Let's Celebrate!!!!!!!!

    So, I applied for grad school about a month ago, been wanting to since I obtained my bachelor's.  This has always been a big deal to me, and my husband has been my biggest supporter.  Anyhow, I still get some mail at my parents house, due to the fact that it's my "...
    NaelovesherArmyhusband NaelovesherArmyhusband 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2008

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    And It's A Flippin' Waste Of Money!

    I am taking the dumbest class, by an egocentric instructor. It's my first masters class (have taken graduate level courses before, but not towards degree). I hope this is not the way they will all be. I am a proud lifelong learner, and am putting energy into this class, but it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 23, 2010

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    June 2009

    Well I am ecstatic about being accepted into Graduate Studies for the Masters of Public Administration (MPA). I start in June, and hopefully will be finishing up Fall 2011. I recently added a certificate in Urban Non Profit Mgmt as well. I'm really looking forward to my "...
    WhatsLoveGot2DoWithIt WhatsLoveGot2DoWithIt 26-30 Apr 24, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    And got an email from a professor this morning to take a withdrawing fail instead of the fail I was about to receive. Awesome. He was a dbag anyways. -__- just feel like a failure...
    amcgarity amcgarity 22-25 3 Responses Sep 30

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    I used to cry everyday in grade school, lol I was such a baby. Would cry over the most little things. I'm middle school I calm downed, didn't cry a much. I only cry twice at...
    crazyhyperkid crazyhyperkid 13-15, M Sep 29

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    I've been there, in grade school & jr high, I get beat up all the time & unbelievable things kids would do, back then there were no Internet or a pc back in my days my generation...
    ncsweetfem ncsweetfem 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I was bullied all through grade school thats y im a closed book oh and heres the best part i got in trouble when i was bullied and the ******** who where bullying me got off with...
    Blueclaw Blueclaw 16-17, M Sep 29

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    I got paddled all the time at school, but I think I might have one slightly unique here. I went to a Catholic school, a Baptist School, and Public schools. The differences are...
    ShaneNelson ShaneNelson 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was homeschooled up until 6th grade because of a few things, 1: i was not doing my work 2: my Dad was recently in a car crash and my mom could not handle that and my fights to do...
    Guitarman738 Guitarman738 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    So, since sixth grade (I am now in tenth), I have struggled with my academics. My reading level went from being a college level to being at like an eighth grade level, my math is...
    xxbrokengirl98xx xxbrokengirl98xx 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    So its still happening til now. its not something that i made up, nor it is something from 1950s. its basically just my life in highschool. I just graduated from middle school...
    barbie13 barbie13 13-15, F Oct 11

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    So its still happening til now. its not something that i made up, nor it is something from 1950s. its basically just my life in highschool. I just graduated from middle school...
    barbie13 barbie13 13-15, F Oct 11

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    I didn't graduate high school, but I graduated from College with a 3.6 GPA. Is this a sign that the public school system in our society is extremely flawed and biased ? In other...
    Ruizf2 Ruizf2 26-30 1 Response Sep 30

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    I was visiting one weekend and watching as my siblings just did whatever they pleased as usual. Even though when id been in school id always got good grades, i had rarely been...
    compassionateear compassionateear 46-50 Oct 2

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    Hate it with a passion. I'm always being told I'm lucky I get a free education but that's not what it is anymore. Hardly any teachers are there to actually teach, they're there to...
    Blackbirdy13 Blackbirdy13 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    all i can say is, school sucks. i'm not bullied, never bullied, i have a lot of friends, to be honest, i thing i was kinda popular, but now i feel like i'm too cool for school. i...
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 16-17, F Sep 25

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    You know what? Our education system is frigged up. People shouldn't be dreading school after two weeks off and two snow days. Aren't we supposed to enjoy learning? But, school isn...
    MarissaSimmonds MarissaSimmonds 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    So my target for the end of this school year is a B. But.. When my teacher came today she told me she needed to speak to me about my grade. I got super scared that I was failing...
    Jennnaaa Jennnaaa 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Yep. I graduated high school when I was 17.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Sep 22

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    Out of All My Closest High School Friends... I only stayed in touch with two of them after high school. There are a few others I still talk to from time to time & I'm talking...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    It's really hard to hold my grades up. I am failing one class, I am just passing math, I am doing ok in Art, and I am doing really good in Agrifoods (the class where you learn...
    minecraftmaniac1998 minecraftmaniac1998 16-17, M Oct 6

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    Sometimes I wish I could go back. I didn't realize it then, but I had people that could help me at all times. There was ALWAYS someone to turn to. And now there isn't. I have a...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    My grades: ESL B 84%, Math B 83%, Science B 84%, History A 95%, Chorus A+ 100%, Enrichment A+ 98%, Gym A- 91%. Last year i had all A's and B's. This year i want to have all A's. I...
    LizAnaG LizAnaG 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't hate it because we have study there. I just hate some people in my school. And of course school didn't teach most important things that life teaches us. I know many people...
    Ayumikichi Ayumikichi 18-21, F Sep 23

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    Well grade 9 is considered as high school in USA but in indonesia it's still middle school . It's the last year of middle school . I have national examination , highschool entrance...
    ninasumarlie ninasumarlie 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    On my first day of high school I had gym. In the middle school they did not mix grades or make us get dressed the first day of school. So the gym teacher, Mr. K, asked me what I...
    luvmyzuki luvmyzuki 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 27

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    So my freshman year of college. I went in, confident, knowing I was better than everyone there, and with an attitude. I quickly made a lot of friends, and well, like every other...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F Oct 11

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    Class of 2014- I just graduate and recently getting into university. I missed all thing about high school : friends, teachers, the bells, the atmosphere, and the stability of life...
    Saradomin Saradomin 18-21, M Sep 23

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    Before I began teaching homeschool, I taught secondary English for 14 years. I had no idea how different it would be to teach my own son. We started when he was in the 3rd grade...
    looking4luv70 looking4luv70 41-45, F Sep 30

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    More like loved... Done n graduated but I miss it ohhhh so much. To those of u sitting there huffing and puffing in school, STOP! Enjoy it while it lasts because I am telling u, as...
    lostwithin25 lostwithin25 22-25, F Sep 30

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    It is hard to maintain grades when you have a full time job and go to school full time. I don't not sleep as well as I shoul, I'm sleep deprived. By the time I get off work its...
    BestScorpio BestScorpio 22-25, M Oct 2

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    I met my current boyfriend my freshman year of high school. I had art with him. At the time i had a boyfriend. Eventually as the year progressed, things ended with the guy. The end...
    MadisonBri1 MadisonBri1 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    Going to have my graduation picture taken in a few hours.. Last year in school is making me so emotional
    jellyace jellyace 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    Or at least, i think i sorta did. Cause a teacher said for my grade, i had a warning face. And the way she drew a face on the board with my name on top of it was a face giving an...
    Berlitz9999 Berlitz9999 22-25, F Sep 22

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    high grades means I get to get out of school early and join the Air Force.
    chlo3ann3 chlo3ann3 13-15, F Oct 4

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    I finished an internship in a really famous institution and I am really proud of myself and what it will look like on my CV. However, the field in itself is so unprofessional. I...
    SomeoneOneDay SomeoneOneDay 18-21 Oct 6

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    Im almost done. Upgrading grade 11 cause I skipped ALOT. Was supposed to graduate last year, but sucks to be me lol. Next year Im done. I feel so old :l
    ohmyglob18 ohmyglob18 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I can't believe it. I graduated top 5!
    AlayaRi AlayaRi 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am in a private high school in Gardena CA . I am closeted.. I am single. I am a freshman. I knew I was gay since 4th grade.
    xprtbest3 xprtbest3 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 28

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    I got expelled from school by joking around saying there was gonna be a shooting. I got expelled so now I'm graduating at 20.😕😕
    oxoxJillianxoxo oxoxJillianxoxo 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    It's funny how I make more money and have a better life then the people who used to make fun of me when I was in high school xD Best revenge : Lead a better life than them.
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 2

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    I skipped school mainly in grades 6 and 8 because of anxiety. I really hated being in a class with a big group.
    lechatnoirr lechatnoirr 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    I wish my grades would smoke weed . They'd get higher .
    SexyNightmare SexyNightmare 16-17, F Sep 21

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