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I Consider Myself to Be Well Educated

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    Self education: I consider myself to be well

    educated with no thanks to the modern education system. If anything, the modern education system only dumbs us down. It teaches us to follow orders and to take the opinions of others up as truth. It teaches us not to question authority and discourages independent thought. No...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F Feb 22, 2014

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    How To Find A Job When There Are None

    This might help! Many people rely on "Help Wanted" advertisements to find employment. Don't! Look beyond that. There's an enormous iceberg of jobs under the surface in the U.S. economy. You can't see them because they go unfilled and other employees take up the slack...
    BusinessToday BusinessToday 56-60 Sep 3, 2012

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    I Was A Total Slacker In High School

    hehe 0:) I did just enough to get by. I got entirely bored with the constant repetition that I faced throughout high school. I just finally got bored enough and fed-up enough with high school to get my GED instead. Once I got to college though, I actually did my homework and...
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F Nov 23, 2009

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    I Have a College Education,...

    I have a college education, which does not mean I am educated, which has educated me so I could and can compete in the world today.  In college my major was History, which I think gives me a better propective on what is happening in the world.
    geminiboy geminiboy 51-55 1 Response Mar 27, 2008

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    Education 101

    I know I'm well educated. You don't have to tell me twice. I'm always hitting high 3.0's and 4.0's. I can't wait to go to college to get my Doctorate in Psychology!
    Val3ntine Val3ntine 18-21, F Dec 2, 2010

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    Summary to Why I Think I'm In Here...

    I usually don't equate straight-up "knowledge" to one's "Intelligence"....but...hmmm... 1) In about third or forth grade, read philosophy summary books about Des Carte, Locke, Plato, and such; tried to share this glorious (to me at the time) knowledge...
    dedre dedre 31-35, M Mar 21, 2009

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    You Get What You Put Into It

    I am so tired of hearing people disparage their education, especially bachelor degrees from universities.  I know I'm well educated, and although I believe a lot of what I learned came from life and my life experiences, I know that university gave me the skills to live...
    jenju jenju 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 27, 2008

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    Cocky I Know, But I Have.

    Cocky I know, but I have. I got a scholarship to a really good Public schools in England (Public over here is higher standard private...) I think its ranked 61st in Britain, which is really good... We got to go on debates at Cambridge against schools like Eton, most of my...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F Mar 27, 2008

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    Though Not Smarter...

    I have an AA in Psychology, BBA in Tourism and Hospitality management and a Masters in IT. I have 2 years of real estate investing, money managing and ecommerce. Though I don't think I'm smarter than anyone else.
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F Apr 2, 2008

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    I Really Do !

    i went to boarding school during half my life and it taught me indepence at an early age , i graduated from beverly hills high in 2006 i have a great educated mind  as well as street smarts
    Donnamoss88 Donnamoss88 18-21, F May 2, 2009

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    Grad School!

    I have been away from EP for so long but now that summer is here i'm back! for now anyways... I just graduated in may with a bachelors in industrial/applied mathematics and got accepted to grad school! I starrt in fall i'm so excited/nervous. but hey, it can't get much worse than...
    xAmieZx xAmieZx 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 1, 2013

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    People Needed For Us Uni Cost Related Interviews ...

    The U.S. Government claims 1.5% price inflation and 36,000 jobs gained last month when real price inflation is already north of 5% and over 50,000 jobs were lost last month! NIA is where Americans come for the truth about the U.S. economy and inflation. We just posted a brand new...
    billstew billstew 36-40, M Feb 14, 2011

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    No Pedigree But..

    While I do not have the Masters or PhD to back up my education level and I have the utmost respect for those who are ambitions enough and able to reach these levels.  I do believe the accumulation of knowledge from self study and life experience cannot be discounted. One of...
    Sabrina0202 Sabrina0202 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 11, 2008

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    My Life As A College Maiden

             I am a 17 yrs.old sophomore college, who believe that education is my ace to success. Entering college is not an easy undertaking because I am self supporting and I only earned a little. But then I tried to continue my studies by...
    bluerosemaiden bluerosemaiden 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 7, 2010

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    2 And A Bit Degrees

    I failed my a levels but retook as a Btec, then I got a BEd at Oxford and 10 years later an Msc at Bristol. I also took a pst Grad diploma when I trained for the ministry. I was never a straight A student - I had to work hard to get a few As and Bs and I always was envious of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 6, 2013

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    I Don't Get Why Everyone Is Pressured To Be Well-educated!

    I've been an all A+ student my whole life. Now I'm sick of it. Haven't even finished last year of school yet. I just don't get why everyone pushes me to be the most amazing person in the world - with the best high flying job. I just want to be a regular girl. Sucks!
    xbollyx xbollyx 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    High School Dropout.

     yes it's true, i never graduated high school; however, i still consider myself to be well educated.  i have traveled from one  side of my great country to the other , had many different types of work, i am a mother, a sister ,friend .i enjoy reading about anything...
    raelynn88 raelynn88 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    Tomorrow will be my fifth month free, but...*sigh* everyday, every minute is a battle, i wish i could, i have plenty of things to use...but...i dont know, not worth it? too much to...
    sqirshyfuzzball sqirshyfuzzball 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Have you heard of the riddle of The Ship of Theseus? Piece by piece, a ship is renovated. The hull, the deck, the masts, the sails and every nail of the ship is replaced over a...
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    I don't really have much choice...my wife is not really interested in me being myself and expressing myself unless they meet her parameters....so i keep it to myself. I would love...
    guitarman493 guitarman493 61-65, M 5 hrs ago

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    I have been burning myself lately, because I have tried to get clean. So I dont have anything sharp. I am so depressed and lost lately, that I am seriously debating buying a...
    lilypad99 lilypad99 18-21 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    i hate myself for being such a procrastinator!!! I set goals for myself all the time but no matter what i say or do ... my lack of motivation for life in every way ends up seizing...
    lonelysoul1088 lonelysoul1088 26-30, M 7 hrs ago

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    Once I yearned to live a beautiful life... until I realized that I am not a beautiful person. I was born into poverty and neglected; the world of delights and opportunities was...
    Ewoo Ewoo 16-17 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    4 years has gone by and I still feel that I have so much to learn and m not done yet. Tbh what did I learn in this 4 years time. Oh! I did lean about people. How they can be so...
    dezeena dezeena 26-30, F 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I don't cut often but..i punch,scratch,pinch my arms and legs,pull out my hair,bang my head,bite myself and starve myself.
    seherozkurt seherozkurt 13-15, F 5 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Well, it IS easier to stand up and do it compared to sitting down.
    iTetraZazicII iTetraZazicII 18-21, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    the last time I've ever considered this was about a year ago. things got better and now they're worse than ever. and I honestly just want to take the biggest knife in the kitten...
    suicidalbieber suicidalbieber 16-17, F 21 hrs ago

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    I have a rottweiler, who I consider to be my own sister. My aunt has two pit bulls who I consider my cousins. Pets are family too, so treat them that way. Treat them with the...
    Wolflover1999 Wolflover1999 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Okay here's a explanation to everyone... Many tell me to just eat healthy and exercise. Well I have hundreds of times. I'm a complete fat fxcking ***. Anyways, when I diet like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 days ago

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    **** you you ******* fucktard.... How's that for expressing myself? And Oh yeah.... Go to hell.
    AngelaBelievesInLove AngelaBelievesInLove 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    A lot of you know that I have been through a lot and have been waiting a long time for a man who said he'd save me from my darkest days. Well he came and he did have me in the...
    AngelaBelievesInLove AngelaBelievesInLove 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I followed this link bc of a post.. I'm not sure what "Jkatos" means, but.... I agree with the rest of the statement. Physical wellness, health, vitality, IS the key to LIFE...
    Likewise2 Likewise2 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    The last day of winter’s light sighs out today upon the greening land and my spirit flutters in the gladness and sorrow of its cool breath.  I feel like I can surrender to the...
    Faerylight Faerylight 41-45, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't mean like if I have the answer to question or something and sometimes you might just say ''yes!'' out loud as a sort of 'well done' to yourself. It's kinda different for me...
    Eninferno Eninferno 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    {{4:56AM}} So much about me is so f*cked up. Most things I can never tell people because it's so personal.~ I need to better myself for me and if I want to live the life I truly...
    xMellowButterflyx xMellowButterflyx 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    When I was going through a phase of deep despair and confusion - not too long ago - Life was giving me the opportunity right there and then to free myself from the grips of fearful...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    And honestly, I don't like it... Deep in the inside, I know it's better to just accept that I'm not nice at all, which is how I've seen myself as for a long time now. I know as...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Having made multiple attempts to try to chat, I am seriously considering deleting EP. Give it a day or so more tops
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    a turtle in space just floating able to recognize this infinity so many galactic dreams endless space for questions exploring the mysteries losing control no distractions to...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M a week ago

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    Oh man, I just can't anymore. I have a nice home, friends/family, good grades, I have enough money, I have everything I just hate everything at the same time. I have everything...
    AnonymousJSS AnonymousJSS 13-15, F a week ago

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    You know what? I truly don't give a crap what people think of me any more. I have always cared and wanted to make a good impression and wanted everyone to like me and I've have...
    ZZlmeleneyZZ ZZlmeleneyZZ 31-35, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I don't find it all that difficult because I don't care about the opinion of people who I don't know or respect. People I don't know can't know enough about me to form a valid...
    Tinwqce Tinwqce 26-30, T Aug 27

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