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I Am In Grad School

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    It was the biggest waste of time in my life. There was no point to it. Nobody gave a **** about anything. No one actually cares or takes you seriously. This applies to the teachers...
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    My school is very ghetto and im not making this to be racist but its filled with african americans and mexicans and theres hardly any white people. Considering i am white there are...
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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 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 17

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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 16-17, F Oct 16

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    today is the halloween dance at school! hope its not as lame as in middle school
    angierocks69 angierocks69 18-21, F 6 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I had some crazy bullying experiences all through school. I was the only kid in a wheelchair at my school so I put up with a lot. I had the verbal abuse. But I also had things like...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 3 Responses 4 hrs 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 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 1 Response 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 3 Responses Oct 19

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    My last game high school game in the playoffs the UW Wisconsin coach was there. I didn't know it. He came to see someone else. From a town of 1,200 and 87 in my graduating class...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M Oct 23

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    I entered first grade at age 3 going on 4, graduated elementary school at 12, I know that's young, I was the youngest in my class by a lot. just curious what's the average age that...
    Sklein1 Sklein1 31-35, M a week ago

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    For some reason,girls in school uniforms is much more hotter to me than girls in top crops and miniskirts. Or is it just Cuz I'm weird?
    maknaekid maknaekid 13-15, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    It's the end of our half term holiday. I shall be back in school on Monday. I was tired the week before half term but I feel ready to work again. The work this year is challenging...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    If ******* could fly my school would be an airport.
    JustSomeTeenagerr JustSomeTeenagerr 13-15, F 1 Response 34 mins ago

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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...
    SlowlyDrifting SlowlyDrifting 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 17

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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 Oct 14

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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, T 1 Response Oct 17

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    So I'm in grade 11. I was on the honour roll for grades 9 and 10. I am under a lot of pressure to keep that up. It was so easy to get good grades before, as long as I worked hard...
    azngirl123 azngirl123 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I was never the cool kid in high school. I was always left out of everything, & I never went to school activities. Also O got homeschool because everyone always has something to...
    icecreamsoda icecreamsoda 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    Ok so Im so happy that I'm talking to hugo/high school sweetheart i really like him now.The crazy thing is that we dated before in high school and during the time i dated him i...
    Goldcandle Goldcandle 18-21, F Oct 21

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    I misplaced one of my big home works that I spent a long time working on, so of course, it doesn't get graded. I was supposed to stay after school so I could catch up on some...
    naco26withcheese naco26withcheese 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Having a major exam coming up and i may fail the most impt subject which means i cant go to a college or any local schools Should I retain a year or go private school? I rather...
    melodyalice melodyalice 18-21, F 2 days ago

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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 Oct 20

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    I'll admit it, I've cheated in school before, and I will cheat again. I don't cheat on big tests, just little stuff, like quiz's and homework. And I don't cheat off the smart kid...
    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 21

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    It was my ninth grade year, that I had a fun barefoot idea. So, typically, I wear pants to school, but there was one day I had only shorts, which works out nicely, because that...
    BareFeetBoy BareFeetBoy 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Senior year...fun right? It kind of is. But ever since I began my senior year, I've been busy every day. I'm always tired because I can't sleep, sometimes I don't sleep until...
    ForgottenCelestria ForgottenCelestria 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Yes, I had good friends. And yes, I got excellent grades- but during my entire time in high school not one guy asked me out on a date. They would always gawk at me and whisper...
    LucyWood1996 LucyWood1996 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I can relate a lot to people who are the high school age. I tend to give them the best advice I can, because all throughout high school when I needed someone to talk to, I didn't...
    AEHeroine AEHeroine 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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 Oct 14

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    I can't believe it. I graduated top 5!
    AlayaRi AlayaRi 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 16

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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