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I Am In Grad School

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Ah, 4th grade, the time when you're reaching the upper levels of grade school. Boys and girls are at the fringe of becoming interested in each other, things that used to only...
    freddythompson freddythompson 36-40, M Aug 27

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    Well, this is it. The last day of summer vacation. I am so anxious and terrified that I can barely think straight. This is my last year of grade school though, because I had...
    snowunderthestars snowunderthestars 13-15, F Sep 1

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    Today was the first day of graduate school and let me say I wasn't excited or thrilled. I don't know if I'm cut out for this and it's making me anxious and sick. What's worse is...
    Starkillera Starkillera 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I dropped out of high school. Now im all over the place i wish i never did it but i just couldnt do it anymore. I gave up so quick i didnt care but, now that school started for...
    tatianax3 tatianax3 16-17, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I hated high school All my life, for some reaon, I dreamed about high school. When I was in elementary and middle school whenever I saw high schoolers all I could think about was...
    chilipeppasforever chilipeppasforever 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    In this experience, I would like to tell you MORE about my school uniform. Although, the uniform is explained in my previous posts, I would like to explain it here again as it is a...
    hopetolive2000 hopetolive2000 13-15, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    School used to be fun, you used to get up and smile as the bus rushed down to your stop. That, of course, was when you were little, and the only worries you had was what was for...
    alehic173 alehic173 13-15, F Aug 22

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    I don't like school just because but for all the useless subjects that we have, school in this period(high school) they teach me things I don't want to learn and things that I want...
    elisasama elisasama 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    When I was in grade 3 on up to grade six I had bully's every where I went it seemed..no matter what school I went to they just seemed to find me,I never really did anything about...
    mrpampers2 mrpampers2 26-30, M Sep 6

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    my old school was he// for me i wanted to cut my self so bad! i kinda once but i didnt cut the skin, i didnt know a math problem and a teacher slamed her hand on the table and...
    TheColorfulDino TheColorfulDino 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    For me, I was doing fine and dandy in my classes up until third grade, in 2007 - that was the year I moved from my home country to America. The teacher probably felt like my...
    SociallyAnxiousUser SociallyAnxiousUser 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    I Will Not Let An Exam Result Decide My Fate- Suli Breaks Read all of these lyrics or search it up on YouTube and listen. -Exactly why I hate school. Right now There is a kid...
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Hey guys, I dropped out of year 10 halfway through when I was 17. It's been hard to get a job. But it's so much easier on my life. I could of been successful. I still can be. In...
    jakechris12 jakechris12 16-17, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I'll be going into my senior year tomorrow and honestly, im scared. The day before my first day of freshman year, i was told by my parents and a few of their friends that i wasnt...
    MeeeKazz MeeeKazz 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    Started school in a couple of days :) 11th grade I swear this went by fast I was just in 9th grade , I hope I'm on my way to graduated . . . . 12th grade is just around the corner...
    Strange143 Strange143 16-17, F Aug 28

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    Well, I'll be going back to school in about 5 days and I remembered how I f*cking hate that place. I promise to you, reader, that I will keep calm. I'll state general facts and my...
    Balkan1996 Balkan1996 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    Never, in a million years, would I have thought that I would ever skip school.... But I did....and did regularly... I loved school. I loved to learn new things and get the best...
    SarahTheHooker SarahTheHooker 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    My seniors graduate this year. They've been my best friends, my mentors, helping hands. They accepted me when no one else did. They helped me make friends in my own grade. One in...
    PaigetheBook PaigetheBook 13-15, F Aug 24

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    Anyone notice how the school only cares about students when they get bad grades, and think everyone else is fine because they get good grades? They don't care. Plain and simple...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    The more i think about senior year, the more i get scared :( In my last post, i said that i will walk the stage at graduation and prove to my parents and their friends wrong (and...
    MeeeKazz MeeeKazz 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Okay, my first weeks of high school have been so boring. In high school, you do nothing fun and just fall asleep during boring lessons. High school rumors about me all the same...
    BADLIFEFORME BADLIFEFORME 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I have school in 20mins...I ******* hate the place ughh!!
    Krystal666 Krystal666 13-15, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    My knee is just so sore from the doctors appointment and walking all day but I still have three days of school and I just don’t think my body can handle that amount of pain but I...
    SixteenSparrows SixteenSparrows 13-15, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Lol :p schoolgirl situation much
    ZebraUnicorn ZebraUnicorn 13-15, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    It's not that uncommon I mean lot of stuff happens at school
    ZebraUnicorn ZebraUnicorn 13-15, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I don't know why but I was teased a lot in school.I usually kept quiet.That made the girls teasing me stop it.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Have u ever told your teacher your not gonna be at school on Friday and then the teacher wants to be all like "y aren't u gonna be here." ***** IT DONT CONCERN YOU my god it just...
    Beatf3 Beatf3 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I hate high school. I hate the attitude and mentality. And I I hate the fact that I don't have many friends and how I'll always be second best
    tenticles tenticles 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    everybody is a jerk to me at my school. ive tried everything be funny join in their "groups" even tell them how i really feel i have told all my teachers but they dont seem to guve...
    gagebisson gagebisson 16-17, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Very Much So My high school experience was a lot different from what I imagined it would be, but it was still unforgettable.
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Lamest thing ever!!! Last time in 3 year in **** Scobee spend so much fun with the principal Mr.Brown. But then he went to baker lake middle school... Dont tell this but Mr.Couch...
    meokeju meokeju 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I have severe social anxiety and also ulcerative colitis. When those two are mixed.. Oh gosh. Horrible. School was the thing that triggered it. Being around people I didn't feel...
    Unicornwarrior724 Unicornwarrior724 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Hey, you now how everyone's like "OH MY GLOB HIGH SCHOOL IS SO MUCH BETTER THAN MIDDLE SCHOOL YOULL HAVE THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE BLAH BLEH BLUHH!" ...? Well GUESS WHAT?! I don't like...
    QuadrupleM QuadrupleM 16-17, M Aug 28

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    I've gone barefoot to school since the sixth grade. I wanted to in elementary school, but the school wouldn't let me. Once I started middle school, they let me start going barefoot...
    JackBreitbart JackBreitbart 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I never told anyone this,but on the first day of 9th grade my classmates made me cry in class. Now I'm just waiting to get bullied some more I will be a 10th grader in 8 days.....8...
    wassup305 wassup305 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    So sick of high school man, im in my last year and its almost over. But holy **** its been a struggle. I haven't been bullied or hurt too badly there. But just the academic side of...
    Loafs Loafs 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 29

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    I am in 8th grade this year and I didn't do well last year for me or my parents. I am going to try my best to improve my overall performance in my academic class's as a student. My...
    Zstudent Zstudent 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    I remember when I looked this pretty:) oh grad pics are the best:) all dolled up and writing the las part of your chapter..then going on to start the next chapter called life after...
    SexyPayton SexyPayton 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I am going into my senior year (Grade 12) this September 4th and wow! I'm ever so excited yet at the same time nervous! This is the deciding year. Mom says it's the most important...
    lifetime201 lifetime201 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Hello.I'm 17 years old girl.The bullies started in high school since 5th grade.Someone had spread a rumor that they can be infected from me because I have been having diabetes,so...
    Enorrme Enorrme 16-17, F Sep 4

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