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I Graduated From High School

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    I graduated high school at 15.

    I'm 16 now, going into my fourth semester of college classes.
    uchihajuggala uchihajuggala 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2014

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    JakeMalatti JakeMalatti 18-21, M 2 Responses May 20, 2014

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    KylieKaat KylieKaat 18-21, F 1 Response May 30, 2014

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    Class Of 1957

    High school was a formative time for me. I changed from toy trains to real model railroading. I found math could be fun but I was not really good at it. I found writing could be fun and and was way less objective about doing it just so. (My senior year I was staff on the weekly...
    MPsslavetommy MPsslavetommy 66-70, M 3 Responses Jun 27, 2012

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    A Sense of Achievement

    i know..it is only high school. but if i can graduate from here, i am surely capable of graduating from university, right? or maybe it is just a wishful thinking. at least one graduation in my pocket!
    madamoiselle madamoiselle 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2008

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    Glad I Made It

    My graduation was not that bad,but it kind of felt sadenning that am leaving the place that taught me many life skills and romances,you know,high scool rocked,:-).
    enasni18 enasni18 18-21, M Nov 17, 2009

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    Time Flies

    aww, i remember my first day of high school like it was yesterday. i walked around in circles, getting lost, feeling so overwhelmed. i thought, this is gonna be the longest four years of my life. it took some getting used to, and for the first few months i felt lost. but with...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 5, 2008

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    I Graduated From High School.

    I was not a motivated student in high school, yet I still managed to graduate in the top 90% of my class. I chose not to plan any type of reception to celebrate commencement from years of conditioning. This of course requires an explanation. While growing up many times I would...
    GrandPaRoo GrandPaRoo 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 8, 2012

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    I graduated my program

    and I finally got my diploma after 7 years and I am so happy that I got my diploma bad girls Only like my status
    soccer1028 soccer1028 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 19, 2014

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    And I Miss It

    i just want to go back
    garbanzobean garbanzobean 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2008

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    next school year I'm

    now in Highschool :D Goodluck to me!!!
    sherahasel712 sherahasel712 13-15, F 1 Response May 22, 2014

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    i Remember When I Graduated...

    i remember when i graduated. i actually got a real applause! well, figuring the administration people really wanted me to fail, and i didn't, was fulfilling. but not as fulfilling as walking outside, lighting up a cigarette, and telling my school superintendant to **** himself.
    JoshTurner JoshTurner 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 1, 2008

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    It's funny how I make more money

    and have a better life then the people who used to make fun of me when I was in high school xD Best revenge : Lead a better life than them.
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2014

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    It still hasn't set in yet.

    Im happy and sad at the same time because I know most of my class I'll never see again. I enjoyed the times that I had with my class and the things we all went through together. It was a long run but class of 2014...we made it!
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 18-21, F Jun 1, 2014

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    Class of 2014 and I have to say it's shocking

    how quickly people got pregnant. It's been about half a year, and four of my Facebook friends are in the family way, three of those four are engaged and one non-expecting couple is married. (One of them will soon be Michelle Michelle and I find that hilarious) Although, I'll...
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    A Half-semester Late (shh My Lil' Secret)

    I was to graduate in 2000, and I did at Christmas right before the end of the year; but it wasn't easy. Not because of classes or anything, but because of politics, growing up, and me being a super-lazy procrastinator. Went to the high school where I was raised, our school...
    dedre dedre 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 4, 2009

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    In 2012 :) and now I'm training to be a

    detective, I can't yet because you have to be 21. By December 24 I'll be a detective.
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F Sep 25, 2014

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    Class of '07!!

     i graduated from cibola (in arizona) on friday, may 25th!!  graduation was awesome!  i sat in the front row with my best friends from student council.  i read a poem at graduation with one of my best friends Caroline! I took pictures with...
    scarletlady06 scarletlady06 16-17, F 1 Response May 27, 2007

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    I graduated HS a year ago went to college

    but dropped out to visit my dad who was very sick . Now i don't want to go back . My passion is to work with kids even if it means in a Daycare i love that kind of job
    Siomara Siomara 18-21 Jul 8, 2014

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    I graduated on time in 2012.

    My journey to graduating, however, was a difficult one. When I was in my junior year in 2011 I had pretty much given up on school. I was home schooled, and that caused me to isolate myself from people. It got to the point where I was scared to talk to people. I also had a hard...
    oathtoorder oathtoorder 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2014

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    djag2007 djag2007 26-30, M May 23, 2014

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    Just graduated last month - ready to go to

    college and start a new chapter in my life.
    lesbianjen lesbianjen 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2014

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    Class of 2014 :) very proud

    because a lot of people drop out and i get to say i made it
    kait1121 kait1121 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 19, 2014

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    So I graduated in 2013.

    Took a year off of school and worked. I decided to go back to school and I love college! But there's one thing... I haven't had a gf. And I'm finding it hard to get in one now in the real world. I had plenty of chances in hs for a gf just never made it official with them. Now I...
    collegefreshie collegefreshie 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    Sometimes I wish I could go back.

    I didn't realize it then, but I had people that could help me at all times. There was ALWAYS someone to turn to. And now there isn't. I have a couple people I can go to but not as many as before. Also, I always had something to work for. Either a good grade or graduating. And...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2014

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    What - What?! Wait. .

    . I still need college? Cool! A university?! Ah... Listen, man... lol jk
    LoveOverHatred LoveOverHatred 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    Most people feel that this should be an

    accomplishment but since I slacked my way through I wish I could go back and re-do every year. Though I know that I can't do that, I'm stuck living with my bad choices. Ahh, karma is going to be a *****.
    GabbyDesiree GabbyDesiree 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2014

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    I graduated from High School this June!

    I couldn't be happier to start my new life out at Central Washington University! Go Wildcats! 🐾
    Tiffersneeze Tiffersneeze 18-21, F Jul 1, 2014

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    Just graduated, and I'm looking forward to a

    wonderful summer of learning and a fresh start in university. So excited!
    RadicallyGreen RadicallyGreen 18-21, F Jun 28, 2014

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    Bad Times At School

    this is a brief story about my days at school. up until the age of 12 i had a really great time loved school but after i joined my new school everything changed. why did everyone want to make my life hell. name calling all day. after constant abuse day in day out i decided to...
    lonelyheart28 lonelyheart28 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 5, 2012

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    I graduated form my program

    and I got my diploma after 7 years and it was a long road but it has come to an end
    soccer51 soccer51 22-25, M 5 Responses Jun 18, 2014

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    What They DON"T Teach You In School

    Rule #1: Life is not fair. Get used to it. The average teen-ager uses the phrase, “It’s not fair” 8.6 times a day. Rule #2: The real world won’t care as much about your self-esteem as much as your school does. It’ll expect you to accomplish something before you feel...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 14, 2013

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    Saturday was the day!

    ! YAY!! Gonna miss my friends but glad its over. Class of 2014 . Congrats on everyone else who made it . Hope your dreams and goals are met we will make a difference.
    OhAustin OhAustin 18-21, M May 29, 2014

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    Leaving high school has made me realise

    everything the teachers always used to say to us.. 'You won't stay in touch with the friends you have now' I remember always thinking yea I will. I will be friends with the people I know because we are such good friends. However today has made me realise how much things are...
    Ihadadream123 Ihadadream123 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7, 2014

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    Well... Not high school,

    but... I graduated Jr. High school just 15 mins ago, im so happy but im going to miss everyone! 😔😃☺️
    wildberryswirl wildberryswirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 18, 2014

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    Just graduated yesterday!

    !!! Feeling accomplished :)
    melanie17 melanie17 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 12, 2014

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    So yesturday was my first day of college

    and I chose summer classes to avoid the big crowd in the fall and I hate presentations and I have one Thursday my birthday was Sunday a day before I started college and my parents chose to watch the big soccer game instead and I lost my job I don't have any hope everything going...
    jpad310 jpad310 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2014

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    You may be wondering

    why I am posting this, everyone with a brain can get a piece of paper and walk across the stage but it's much more deeper than that. I was a young child in Elementary school always being underestimated, and thought I was retarded because I played so much in school. A lot of my...
    WhyMeIAskMyself WhyMeIAskMyself 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 13, 2014

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    bret18 bret18 18-21, M Jul 24, 2014

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    Having a major exam coming up

    and i may fail the most impt subject which means i cant go to a college or any local schools Should I retain a year or go private school? I rather to private I hate secondary (high) school life don't want to retain.
    melodyalice melodyalice 18-21, F Oct 29, 2014

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    I've finally graduated high school

    and now I don't really know what to do, and it might be a while before I get my first real job since most require being social with others which my autism makes very difficult. I mean I can't even buy a video game at Walmart because I'm too nervous to talk to anyone to get it...
    Israel96 Israel96 18-21, M Jun 2, 2014

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    I have school in an hour and a half and just the thought of it makes me cringe. It's not because I'm bad at school it's because every day I am there makes me feel like my life is...
    girlygirl10022 girlygirl10022 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    I don't really have a favorite high school memory. The reason i dont have one is because i hated going to school. And it wasn't the same reasons like most teenagers.
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F 5 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    i am actually glad to say that my high school years have probably been one of the most life changeing, fustrating and happiest times of my life because going into high school...
    ohcanada1445 ohcanada1445 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    I posted my story of being a loner and now I am going to give tips for being a loner in school. 1. Focus on academics. Since you do not have any friends there is no time to waste...
    pinkkisses1 pinkkisses1 18-21, F Mar 13

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    I love my school. We don't say high school. In my country we go to secondary school aged 11 and stay til 18. It's lovely. The teachers are all people who live in our community. And...
    AnaSimla AnaSimla 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 28

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