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I Didn't Go To College

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    I posted a confession about this,

    but I didn't know there was a group. Want to know the real reason as to why I didn't go to college and still not going to? It's not because I didn't know what to do with my life. Ever since I was 8 I wanted to be a Detective, then after that an Archeologist then a Forensic...
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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    Early On !

    I did not attend college due to financial reasons and also thought it isn't for me .. But as I grow older I am thinking I might attend just to get a degree with all the experience from the Army ! I think it will be cool to go back and see what it could have been like ! UPDATE...
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5 41-45, M 16 Responses Apr 3, 2011

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    College Isn'T For Me

    Just like anyone who is here in the group, I didn't go to college. Or rather, I only attended college for 2 weeks. When I was on my preschool time my mom decided for me to change school from the school I'am currently studying. And as I child who barely knows her surroundings...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 20, 2013

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    Didn't Go To College?

    Hi everyone! My psychology research team is conducting a survey for anyone between the ages of 18 and 29. We want college and non-college students, so invite anyone and everyone you know! Just click the link below.http://edu.surveygizmo.com/s3/1060686/Factors-Associated-with...
    emergingadults emergingadults 18-21 Dec 10, 2012

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