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I Am Studying Anthropology

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    Me Too!

    I have always been an admirer of those who follow this particular study because most of the people I know who are anthropologist tend to be so knowledgeable of the world around them. They are taught to not focus on just one aspect of a topic but all aspects; to maintain as much...
    pac5049 pac5049 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 13, 2012

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    Anthropology In Africa

    I have just finished studying my second year subjects.  I live in South Africa and all the anthropology studies that we have focused on to date have been centered around African cultures which is ok but  I would be interested to know what the focus is in anthropological...
    Monbuc Monbuc 36-40, F Feb 18, 2012

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    Aspiring Student

    I am applying to university this year in hopes of studying anthropology. I've been forever enthralled by the mysteries of the human condition and since living independently, I have spent a good deal of time interacting with strangers of various ages and from all walks of life in...
    Sapiishmael Sapiishmael 22-25, F Aug 6, 2013

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    I Live, Breathe, And Love Anthropology

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    effensweet effensweet 22-25, M Feb 3, 2013

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    Communities

    I am studying about marriages and families. Given my current circumstance, I figured I'd make the most of what I am learning about despite tragic irony. I also have a research paper in Sociology about Gay Marriages as well and what is the change in ten years. I picked a topic on...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 4 Responses Jun 25, 2008

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    Tickity Tick Tick

    Tick, tock, topic. I've changed the thesis about four times now. I need to grab on to something that moves me. Not makes me well up with controversial stories. I think it's time to turn the perspective? I am so blank that the little floaters in my vision are starting to get more...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 3 Responses Jul 5, 2008

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    Heeey Ooooh!

    I am having a massively annoying brain fart right now. I've been debating putting up my old stories on here or just sharing all the new stuff I've learned and applied. We had this discussion on myspace and the possibility of "fieldwork" studies. It wasn't an official...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 7 Responses Jun 4, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    Anthropology is the study of humans, past and present. To understand the full sweep and complexity of cultures across all of human history, anthropology draws and builds upon...
    Ashishishe Ashishishe 31-35, M Apr 2

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    And I can't do much of the activities I enjoy because I have to wait till my exams are over in June. Let's see now, there's jamming on my bass. I think I have been holding back...
    baseCharlie baseCharlie 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's true that studying can be a very painful process or it can glide smoothly. It all depends on your interest, motivation and the approach you take at studying. Despite its...
    Katami Katami 16-17, F Mar 24

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    I am currently studying for my GED, and it is hard, but I am trying the best way I know how. I am not giving up!
    Sugarfoot27 Sugarfoot27 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Lol, who dosent hate studying
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    I'm slowly but surely edging my way towards insanity. I had an exam today that was cumulative. Terrible. Why do profs do this? It's like they want me to loose my mind. I studied...
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    knock knock whos there? oxygen sodium sodium who? o na na whats my name. meh.whatever :3
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    Everyone should take a religion course. It will give you a better understanding of the world and make you appreciate the different qualities of each belief. Overall, it increases...
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    I can't seem to get to school anymore due to my own psychological illness. I love school, I love psychology, I hope I can make it through this semester.
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    Trouble trouble with a muzzle ! Box of office but a tie with white shorts might do the trick - Nightmares are getting off track so are the kites ! Good thing it's just a puzzel...
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    It got accepted into the KIIS program to go to Spain this summer. The problem is I need a little more money to help out. If you can and would like to help donate to http://www...
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    Hi. I have decided I should be a little more 'social' on EP, so here are 5 things about me. 1/ I am a 'mature student' and studying Anthropology, Sociology, Development and...
    NeedingToVent NeedingToVent 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Have an anthropology test tomorrow :( I'm already sure I'm gunna fail. Is it worth studying anymore for??
    taylorwite taylorwite 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 2

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    I am currently studying at Oregon state online for anthropology.
    beautifullywrittenambition beautifullywrittenambition 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Werewolves and Ethnocentrism One major problem that, to some extent understandably, is overlooked in the questioning of the existence of werewolves is the ethnocentrism of human...
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    While I had been a skeptic almost my entire life, I really didn't take the time to "figure out" my spirituality until I was about 20. I started reading about all major world...
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    While I had been a skeptic almost my entire life, I really didn't take the time to "figure out" my spirituality until I was about 20. I started reading about all major world...
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    I'm making a list of "Things I’m proud of about myself." Thus far, there is only one item on the list (the inspiration for the list in itself). It may not seem like much to you...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    #2 on my list of "Things I am proud of about me": 2. I’m not lazy/selfish/spoiled. I guess I’m not exactly sure what I would call this, but basically when I see people doing...
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    Hi I'm from the Philippines , and I'm pregnant for about a month or 3 , haven't got ultrasound coz I'm afraid of those media staffs and newscasters might found out and spread it to...
    timeforyoutoknowmyworth timeforyoutoknowmyworth 26-30, F Mar 23

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    Since I was a little boy I didn't communicate with people. I was something like an introvert. Instead of improving my social life I started different activities like martial arts...
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    A few years ago when I was still in college, I was a dream chaser. I wanted to become a doctor and studied my *** off to get a good grade. But I got too engrossed in studying that...
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    I'm not rewriting it.... that might as well have been a fart in the wind. I think I'm going to get off here and play some video games or workout while I procrastinate some more...
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    1. I suffer with an eating disorder that constantly leaves me forced to choose between having a life or having a body. 2. My taste of music is stuck in the early millineum ('00...
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    It could have started on any other day, possibly any other year. Maybe even any other lifetime, but unfortunately it had to start today! So this day started out like any other...
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    ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE PT. 1 It could have started on any other day, possibly any other year. Maybe even any other lifetime, but unfortunately it had to start today! So this day...
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    ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE PT. 1 It could have started on any other day, possibly any other year. Maybe even any other lifetime, but unfortunately it had to start today! So this day...
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    I'm a mostly straight girl, too, but I like girls, I like to look at them and I think the female body is just beautiful and somehow erotic.. ;) So, my best friend and I know each...
    Ortolan Ortolan 26-30, F Mar 31

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    I've always been a determined person,I knew exactly what I wanted. Now I'm not so sure of it anymore. This year I'm second-guessing everything: who I am,what I value the most and...
    IcedPhoenix IcedPhoenix 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I have 3 exams this week, and I've been studying like crazy but everytime I get a quiz I end up being thrown for a loop, blasted with little details I overlooked while studying the...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Moving on to Mr.P~ He's still the same Mr.P that I have written in the other stories.. Mr.P is one of the most arrogant , rude , sarcastic , and masculine teacher I've ever met...
    HereIsToNeverGrowingUp HereIsToNeverGrowingUp 22-25, F Apr 2

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    It has always been a dream of mine to travel to foreign countries, and I don't plan on foregoing it for anything. I plan on graduating with a degree in Business Marketing...
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    I have always wanted to be a Police Officer. Ever since I was 5 years old I have known this is what I've wanted to do. But last night I came to a horrible realization. I realized...
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    Mom's lap vs. Dad's lap I went over both my parents' laps many times over the years, and I remember both laps had a different... I dunno, mood about them. As a kid, getting...
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    Mom's lap vs. Dad's lap I went over both my parents' laps many times over the years, and I remember both laps had a different... I dunno, mood about them. As a kid, getting...
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    I love gore. I don't really know why or what draws me to it. There's just something beautiful about seeing life in its purest form. To see things opened up and showing what makes...
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    please please please please please please please please....... i am the person one who studying higher education in my owl family i was studied i 10 th at government school, in...
    mariaraj884 mariaraj884 18-21, M Apr 11

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    Living at home makes me feel as though i am trapped in a cage. I can't do anything I want to do, at least not at home. I want to move out but i don't have a job and am studying and...
    grungehippy grungehippy 18-21, F Apr 11

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    I don't love studying,I hate studying. I like learning, learning is wonderful :)
    Mary0710 Mary0710 13-15, F Apr 12

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    Eating disorder was never my main illness, it think it developed due to my Schizotypal Personality and Depression, but I know what is to struggle with eating disorder...I can say...
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    I love horses. I only started riding when I was about 14 as i never had much of an opportunity before. I ride for fun out on the trails and I love riding. Studying full time and...
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    The story of the following experience is probably the longest-held secret I have held in my life, and I am 51 years old. To this day, it remains quite vivid in my mind! Back in...
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    My whole life, before I had even reached primary school, I dreamt of becoming a nurse, when I was in high school I would volunteer my time to the local nursing homes & hospital...
    skindeeep skindeeep 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've seen a big difference in myself. I am so glad I quit my job from school, it was too much for me and it was taking away my studying time for my classes. I'm taking 12 hours...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 6 days ago

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