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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 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I've been coming to feel like college is stifling me. They give you so much work, piling it on until you have absolutely no free time to work on your goals or passion. Instead it's...
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    I was home schooled til I was 8 years old then I lost my mother! My father did not finish any of my education!
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    High school graduation is in a couple of weeks from now for me and I ain't attending despite what everyone else thinks or claims to know is best for me.....I wish to celebrate with...
    lonewolf2323 lonewolf2323 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    They did it! They studied hard and now it’s almost time for them to walk across that stage, shake hands with their schoolmasters, take their diplomas and go out into the world...
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    I'm excited for school this week.I found out my friend in hospital goes to my school and she is in the same classes as me.I can't wait for school for once I'm excited to go to...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    From grade one to grade eight. Going to catholic school was much different than my peers who attended public school. Catholic school demands strict discipline. The structure begins...
    Hm3454 Hm3454 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Right now I am really stress about grade 12 and the navy... Because I average 50 - 65% in my core subjects where as with classes that are hand on such as construction tec and...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Graduating high school tomorrow ! I already finished my classes but I still have to finish my resume and a few other things so after that I'll be done ! I went to a school to...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 33 Responses Apr 13

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    Yup. I liked going to school up until kindergarten. Pre-school was fun. I went to pre-school from age 3 to age 5. I loved it, and remember a lot of what happened back then. Then at...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    At school people think of me as this crazy drunkard who's always looking for a good time; thats partially true. I have friends, who I know aren't true to me in the slightest, and...
    nutcasee nutcasee 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    i was showering at school naked and my friend and i was whipping each other with towels lol and well i accidentally pushed him out of the door into the gym with all the girls...
    gdent16 gdent16 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    The honors kids in my school are such self-righteous and arrogant losers. They literally think they're better than everyone else because they have the highest grades when I myself...
    MegaManZero97 MegaManZero97 16-17, M 8 Responses Apr 11

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    I can't believe it, less than a semester of school and I am completely done high school. Then it's on to electrical engineering and nanotechnology. I am graduating two years early...
    snowunderthestars snowunderthestars 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Many people say hate is a strong word, but when I say I hate school, I mean it. I hate it from the bottom of my heart. I hate it to the core. Today was my first day back to school...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    in grade 3/4 i had a crush on Brie Lambert my name is Jack Dedam so im not sure if i should ask her out i mean shes 9-10 and im almost 11 she is in grade 3 in grade 2, she was...
    SuperCleanFist SuperCleanFist 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 17

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    I have a long story so .. Hope you stick around. As far as I can remember, I loved school. I enjoyed the feeling of seeing my friends and learning something new everyday. Was it...
    Jclove1 Jclove1 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    at lunch today i was sitting behind some 9th graders and one of them went “i was born in the year of the rabbit” and her friend is like “hey i am too!” and someones goes...
    jamespasio26 jamespasio26 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I used to love school and got good grades. I was really good at math and everyone knew that. I was so interested I it, and proud that I had the highest grade in it.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I had been considering dropping out since my freshman year, and inevitably decided to leave my senior year... 5 months before graduation. I know this sounds completely nonsensical...
    hippiesugar hippiesugar 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    I don't have the best grades in school, but I still strongly feel like I'm smarter than most of the kids in my grade. I'm 15 but feel 25.
    PriscilaG PriscilaG 13-15, F Apr 11

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    Okay so I have a bit of a problem, there's been this new teacher at my school since the beginning of the school year. I am a senior, and the first time I saw him I thought he was...
    veratreasure veratreasure 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    (*see previous story of mine*) So as I said in my previous story, there was a boy that i helped during a fight with another boy who verbally bullied him; the bullied boy got...
    imJboy2001 imJboy2001 13-15, M 18 hrs ago

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    High school was hell for me and I'm glad I don't have to deal with it anymore. Reunion is just a time to relive the horrific memories I suffered.
    JK7448 JK7448 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    I bought some of these. Real schoolboy shorts for big boys ?? http://m.ebay.com/itm/120571281530?_mwBanner=1
    poshkid poshkid 41-45, T 5 hrs ago

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    Everyone at my high school is fake. I have multiple sexual rumors going around about me that aren't true. Due to those rumors; i've lost friends ... Lots of friends. I live in...
    Theonlysee Theonlysee 22-25, F Apr 8

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    Most people graduate from high school without knowing how to write a resume or file tax returns. Yet we spend hours studying Shakespeare's plays and memorizing the quadratic...
    PinkChocolate00 PinkChocolate00 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I don't really have friends at school. Besides a few teachers.... In usually bullied. They're are usually no tables left at lunch so I will not eat and just go to the library or...
    StrawberryShortcake97 StrawberryShortcake97 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 12

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    So I'm feeling really depressed right now, I guess I'm kinda failing school by being honest, and not cheating my way through like others. Also I'm sick a lot, so I skip out on a...
    ThatOneDepressedKid ThatOneDepressedKid 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    The one thing I hate is how no one does anything about any of this. We can hate school all we want but until something gets done about it it'll just keep happening. But please...
    devinprater devinprater 18-21, M Mar 29

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    It's getting closer to the end. Monday begins Spring recess and we go back the following Monday. Then it's the start of our last marking period. Then it's graduation. I think it...
    jerseyjade jerseyjade 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    personally, I hardly ever fail a test but that doesn't mean I am "intelligent " (now I'm definitely not dumb in regards my basic day to day activities). The secret to earning...
    sexijai sexijai 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I remember during graduation we all hated each other so much and we all kept saying under our breaths how ready we were to leave. Now even when I bump into my classmates randomly...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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