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I Am In Grad School

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2007

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    LittleBabyAnimals LittleBabyAnimals 22-25, F Feb 20

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    I just finished a grad level literature class

    in realism/naturalism and I'm so glad it's over! I love writing and I really love English, but I sure don't love literary analysis.
    Raeyna Raeyna 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2014

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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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    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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    UGH im graduating in 4 days and ion wanna leave middle school all my 6 and 7th grade friends and my gf😢😩 imma miss them all so much😭😭😭 my school goes pre k to 12 so...
    violinmaster242 violinmaster242 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    When I was in high school I wanted to dress full time. At that time and even now this was not posible. Then like now there were people that considered trangender to be wrong. When...
    sandybrandy70 sandybrandy70 41-45, T 5 hrs ago

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    I don't know what to do about school anymore. I can't seem to focus on ANYTHING like I used to. I find myself constantly pulling my phone out of my backpack during class because I...
    amanda813 amanda813 16-17, F 1 Response May 17

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    I can't believe I'll be a high schooler next year! After this Thursday I start my summer break!!! ~(' - '~) To be honest after I've looked past my 8th grade year it has gone by so...
    innocentflower innocentflower 13-15, F May 17

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    I don't know what to do about school anymore. I can't seem to focus on ANYTHING like I used to. I find myself constantly pulling my phone out of my backpack during class because I...
    amanda813 amanda813 16-17, F 1 Response May 17

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    Many discussions arise as to whether or not spanking should be allowed in schools. You hear so many anecdotal accounts that it is often hard to where or not anything “good...
    Emily1945 Emily1945 66-70, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hi, I'm graduating from high school and I think I'm not ready for college, it may sounds exaggerated but I wanna die, I barely pass high school, do homework and projects its very...
    SusAssasins SusAssasins 16-17, F 2 Responses May 6

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    I dream sometimes my school is Hogwarts. I've never had other teachers except for Professor Mcgonagle. (However you spell her name). Mind you I don't go to school. It's been 15...
    Balloonboy33 Balloonboy33 26-30, M May 18

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    It really sucks. I didn't think I would care as much but now that I'm seeing everyone on my Facebook timeline with their pictures and their hats and gowns and diplomas it really...
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F May 22

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    just graduated last night from the biggest graduating class in my school district!! congrats to the 700 others who graduated with me!
    meow1019 meow1019 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I changed primary school 3 times in my life and i was really shy The last primary i moved to and stayed until i moved until i graduated was the worlds shittiest school that i had...
    kirstyki kirstyki 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The third one received after coming to 'like' it. I received three paddlings from the principal during my 5th grade year. I was in a way getting in trouble on purpose to get it...
    Emily1945 Emily1945 66-70, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love learning. Learning gives me a sense of fulfillment. But when I was in school, I didn't learn anything. Well, that's not entirely true. I learned how cruel and judgmental...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 May 18

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    My school used corporal punishment in every grade - I went to small rural school where it is still commonly used. The boys got it more than the girls did, but the girls got it...
    barnesjohn67 barnesjohn67 26-30, M 21 hrs ago

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    Hiya I love the school uniforms would like to share with others message me
    tights4444 tights4444 26-30, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I guess you could say I was weird because I never belonged to a clique. I got along with at least one person in every subculture at school.
    Solitaireman Solitaireman 51-55, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I was the only kid at school to balance pencils and pens and pretend it was a mustache, it was pretty fun :P
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Most of the kids at my school thought I had the world's weirdest hobby. You see I have been an amateur entomologist since I was five years old. Insects and other arthropods have...
    Solitaireman Solitaireman 51-55, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I was the weird kid in school, I'm the weird guy at work and I'm just going to keep being weird. Yep.
    4science 4science 18-21, M 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I wear a school uniform. It is quite smart.
    HephzibahJohn HephzibahJohn 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Do you think our grades can decide how intelligent we are? For me I think exam just test our memory, but the important is what we produce. I admit that I have never gotten a good...
    Heyjin Heyjin 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    Okay people, be warned this is a long one, and I am not very good at grammar, so please do not hate! :) It started in third grade. I was not very popular, and had NO Freinds. I was...
    PurpleStripez PurpleStripez 22-25, F May 3

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    June 6th I am graduating, and laving school! WOOHOO
    ZacDaniel ZacDaniel 18-21, M May 10

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    may 22nd,2015 is when I'm graduating.west boca community high school
    RodrigoGalindo730 RodrigoGalindo730 18-21, M May 11

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    These days you need a test score to tell you what college you're going to, to tell you what job you can have. A test score that determines your worth. We learn things we're never...
    Jurnee16 Jurnee16 16-17, F 4 Responses May 19

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    so happy to finally be free from the racist, bigoted, homophobic, catholic freaks that went to the school that I just graduated from.
    EmoGirl286 EmoGirl286 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I graduated last weekend. I am so happy to be done with high school and I cant wait for college in the fall.
    Ivygirl96 Ivygirl96 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    School really put pressure on me..I son't have that much friends like other normal kids.Homework kills my time to relax same goes to the up coming test why do they have to tell...
    EvansuSena EvansuSena 13-15, F May 13

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    I'm in my school's wind symphony as a sophomore; huge accomplishment. I want to quit though. I'm taking AP English 3 next year and pre-ap algebra 2. I want to focus on school next...
    kloudkat kloudkat 16-17, T 1 Response May 12

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    Yes.., i hate to admit it but me and my gang used to bully a lot while we were in school..we used to make fun of guys, girls and even teachers...but everyone found us naughty..and...
    AlexGabriel AlexGabriel 22-25, M 2 Responses May 2

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    In English they are preparing us for this test called the ECA. I hate how picky they are with how we write and prepare for our essays. We have been practicing this "Pass Plus" pre...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 1 Response May 8

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    yay I just sent the last of my assignments in and its the last day of school so 9th grade is officialy over. Its also my final day at the school I've attended since prek. still...
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 5 Responses May 15

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    During the summer of my 16th year I met my future husband. Much to my parents dismay, I fell head over heels in love with a young man 2 years my senior. Having come from a very...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 16

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