I Am Worried About College Admissions

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    OH No!!! College!!!!

    OH MAN....COLLEGE. I AM DREADING THE WORD. NOT THE EXPERIENCE MORE LIKE MY ADMISSIONS. I AM FALLING BEHIND IN IT. I AM SO WORRIED ABOUT FINANCES, IF I'M GONNA MOVE OUT, BUT WORST OF ALL....AM I GONNA EVEN GET IN!!!!! IT'S DRIVING ME CRAZY...I THINK THAT ONCE I START SCHOOL THEN I...
    screammyheartout screammyheartout
    18-21, F
    Feb 21, 2008

    I got rejected from Wash U today.

    I feel so bad about myself.... :/ I don't know. I was hoping to at least get wait listed. I feel like I worked so hard for nothing. I feel like no one even cares about how much work I did. I knew I wasn't smart enough to get in but....I was hoping I was smarter than outright...
    chuhulil chuhulil
    18-21, F
    Mar 9, 2015

    Admissions Essays

    Hey, I was searching on the different college websites and I cannot find the application essays anywhere, except for Cornell, and I had to download. I really need to start and someone volunterred to review my essay and application draft but how can I start or even apply if they...
    Hiddenintheleaves Hiddenintheleaves
    22-25, F
    Oct 2, 2010

    Facing the Dilemma

    Actually,the dilemma has not came yet. But,I do hope that will come...then,that is another dilemma. I've been admitted by some college for EA with some nice scholarship.But,I'm always aiming for higher ranked Uni. And I applyed for  RD. I did not apply for any financial...
    Zinniqe Zinniqe
    18-21, F
    Mar 1, 2008

    Requirements Blame Me For My Destiny

    When ever I look at the type of students top universities generally accept, I feel like they're criticizing me for circumstances I had no control over. Colleges don't only want good grades or straight A's, they also want u to do a combination of the following, the more the...
    Shamandora Shamandora
    18-21, F
    Aug 2, 2013

    I am about to start writing my essay

    for the common application to college. I was thinking about writing a response to the prompt about challenging a belief or idea. About a year ago in religion class there was a seminar against gay marriage, etc. and I, having a gay uncle and being totally pro gay rights, engaged...
    ecuagirl ecuagirl
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 28, 2014
    Blue339 Blue339
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 18, 2015

    I Just Feel So Alone...

    I wish I had somebody to talk to about this :( Neither of my parents went to college and...well...I just dont have any friends that I can talk to about it....This is so hard any impossible! I know I shouldnt think negative but how can I think positive when I keep finding out...
    Bumblebeesquid Bumblebeesquid
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 10, 2011

    So Worried

    I am waiting ANXIOUSLY for the responses. AM I IN? YAY OR NAY? I applied to 8 schools or so. And damn I haven't heard back from ANY! haha that's because I submitted them all like last week xD It's odd to think a letter will determine what the next four years of my life will be...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick
    22-25
    16 Responses Jan 24, 2011

    College

    Who's to say what would get me in? Should I do more extracurriculars? Take another AP class? Do something else outside of school? How the hell am I supposed to know?
    sondosia sondosia
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 10, 2007

    I have twin daughters

    who are entering their junior year of high school and I am very worried about doing all the right things to help them get into good schools and get into good programs. Can anyone give advice?
    ChocChipMuffin ChocChipMuffin
    41-45, F
    1 Response Aug 28, 2014

    Worried.

     It's nerve wracking not knowing where your future lies.  Especially when it comes to colleges.          
    Seattlegirl Seattlegirl
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2008
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