I Consider Myself to Be Well Educated

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 509 People

    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
    31-35, F
    Nov 23, 2009

    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

    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
    2 Responses Nov 23, 2009

    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

    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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    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

    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

    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

    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
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Jul 1, 2013

    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
    2 Responses Jan 11, 2008

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    3 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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