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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I was in the 6th grade when this happened, my class was coming back from a school trip and I had to pee pretty bad but was told to hope it because we were almost back to the...
    weegirl321 weegirl321 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I graduated about six weeks ago. I successfully earned with honors a degree in business administration. I am gainfully employed. I worked my way through college.
    amberbethcoed amberbethcoed 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Corporal Punishment Reminiscences Forum: Do you have an interest in reading and submitting reminiscences of corporal punishment, as given in the "good old days"? Did YOU yourself...
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    Corporal Punishment Reminiscences Forum: Do you have an interest in reading and submitting reminiscences of corporal punishment, as given in the "good old days"? Did YOU yourself...
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    Corporal Punishment Reminiscences Forum: Do you have an interest in reading and submitting reminiscences of corporal punishment, as given in the "good old days"? Did YOU yourself...
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    Corporal Punishment Reminiscences Forum: Do you have an interest in reading and submitting reminiscences of corporal punishment, as given in the "good old days"? Did YOU yourself...
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    Corporal Punishment Reminiscences Forum: Do you have an interest in reading and submitting reminiscences of corporal punishment, as given in the "good old days"? Did YOU yourself...
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    Corporal Punishment Reminiscences Forum: Do you have an interest in reading and submitting reminiscences of corporal punishment, as given in the "good old days"? Did YOU yourself...
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    I get good grades in school but I hate when kids in class dont do work and they are like "you have a better grade because your smart" actually no I have a better grade because I...
    julibird julibird 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    This happened when I was in the fourth grade. We had our traditional new year festival. It was a only boys school and I was one of those in my class chosen to dress as a girl for...
    Nilooshi Nilooshi 26-30 6 days ago

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    It was the 80s and I was from a interracial family. I was white and my brother came out dark. He was more accepted having a Spanish accent. I was told to wash in milk to clean...
    Z1pp1e Z1pp1e 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was thrown out of the boys locker room and locked out in my underwear as the girls came back..was 7th grade
    dlharris dlharris 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I can respect people who had a good experience at NAU. More power to you guys. Also, congratulations to the new graduates. You guys definitely deserve it. However, my experience...
    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I'm a smart girl, I get good grades, Still I'll push a pull-door (-.-')
    Zarahaider18 Zarahaider18 18-21, F 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    ...anyone finding post-graduation to be incredibly boring/lonely/dull/frustrating/etc.? Don't get me wrong, I hated just about everything about high school, but...just like...
    thatkidinblack thatkidinblack 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I graduated 5th grade and now im tired and I got home and my sis and I got jersey mikes and im happy :)
    jadasmith24 jadasmith24 13-15, F a week ago

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    I had bright orange hair way back in 9th grade. I used to get called highlighter head and construction cone. Kids used to make fun of my clothes and my eyebrows also. Back then I'd...
    SphiDaSledgehammer SphiDaSledgehammer 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    When I was 18 and into the early months of my 19th year I volunteered to help at the same elementary school I went to up until lunch period. I really noticed how strict school is...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I am a Computer Application Graduate...later I realized how much I hated coding...:(
    simplydbest simplydbest 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 27

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    Just graduated from high school. Now, I'm off to college :)
    MegaManX97 MegaManX97 16-17, M Jun 26

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    BUT, just because I don't make straight A's Doesn't mean I'm stupid, because I'm really not. I'm terrible, and yes, terrible at school. The only thing I'm sorta kinda good at, is...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    In the middle school I went to this was the punishment they gave to anyone who broke rules when I was in 8th grade a friend and I skipped class to go to a gas station to get drinks...
    pearia pearia 16-17, F 6 Responses Jun 26

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    When I first began school in pre-school, I loved it. School was exciting to me. I got to meet new friends, play fun games and learn in fun ways. This persisted throughout most of...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I started college at age 17 after completing high school in three years. I was uncertain as for a major at that time. I took all of my basic courses without a major established...
    femalemusiclover femalemusiclover 46-50, F Jun 25

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    Today's my Senior Graduation. Wish me luck everyone! Here's to LHS 2015!
    115Master 115Master 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    I JUST GRADUATED AND I AM FEELING AMAZING!!!!
    PixiePrincess18 PixiePrincess18 18-21, F Jun 25

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    Sitting in summer school:/ three more hrs of mr garcia tellin me bout mushrooms lol im so boreddd! i wanna graduate already. actually i wish i coulda got a C then i wouldnt be here...
    JennaRee JennaRee 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 25

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    I really don't know if I should change schools. I go to a private school that I hear has a good reputation for colleges but I still don't know if it's the right for me. The...
    tiki18 tiki18 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    Stressful day today ... Knowing if I'm going to graduate or not ... Finals went as follows : 9 went great , 1 went ok , 2 went horrible . Failed maths and history for sure...
    GirlNextDoor4U GirlNextDoor4U 18-21, T Jun 25

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    I am officially done with high school! I am moving to NYC in the fall and going to collegešŸ˜! I never thought that I would loose so many friends but I'm ready for the new chapter...
    thatstar96 thatstar96 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I think I might move, my current school is a fairly good size, 100 kids in a grade. It's laid back, it has a dress code and many clicks mingle in between. But the school I might go...
    quelilly quelilly 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I'm really glad its my last week. although I'm not really looking forward to am entire summer of adults pestering me about why I'm not looking forward to going to high school. The...
    ProbablyUncomfortable ProbablyUncomfortable 13-15, T 1 Response Jun 22

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    I'm 19, and I still need 2 more credits to graduate high school. I have plans to attend an adult learning center, but I'm scared and I feel like a failure. I did not get into...
    perrytctctc perrytctctc 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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