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I Hate College

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    Just recovered from a severe respiratory

    infection. Jeez it was a living hell with all the cough and stuff! Anyway, staying in bed three days straight without moving (because the fever affected my back and I couldn't move) made me realise that college is not so bad after all. 5 exams await next week so bff...fml!
    BleedAshes BleedAshes 18-21, M Jan 30

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    Moonlight0runner Moonlight0runner 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    apparently I have a math quiz today.

    .. crap, good thing I studied.... did not know I had a quiz. I guess it would have helped if I looked at my notes... awesome.
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 14

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    So tired of writing all these stupid papers.

    I will have written enough to fill up a novel by the time I'm finished,this semester alone!
    virahnapirahna virahnapirahna 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I can't write essays.

    I feel like I'm not good enough for college. I'm too stupid
    Sadfate Sadfate 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    College Loneliness

    I am a junior in college and am incredibly sad and lonely. I have met a few people with whom I hang out with at least once a week, but even when I am with them I am unbelievably lonely and I cant stand it. My life consists of going to class, doing homework, calling my boyfriend...
    ghostwriter23 ghostwriter23 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 11, 2012

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    Lost In College

    Hi. I am a freshman in her first semester of college at a well known university in Boston. Last year, I graduated High School among the top ten in my class. I was excited (and a bit frightened) and thought I was well prepared for this next big step in my life. I imagined college...
    Greywrld Greywrld 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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    Ugh. I just want to drop all of my classes,

    but if I do that I'll have nowhere to live. This sucks.
    roguish roguish 18-21, F Mar 2

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    I Hate College.

    I hate college, but I don't hate to learn. School in general has never been easy for me, because I get bored. I have always been extremely creative, and when I'm not in a creative environment for extended periods of time I loose interest in just about anything happening around me...
    Green23 Green23 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 6, 2009

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    I Hate College Culture!

    I never drank in high school.  I had a couple very close friends who I've known since kindergarden, but never had a really close circle of good friends.  I hated how I was seen as such an innocent person because I never drank, felt like people treated me differently...
    penpal17 penpal17 18-21 10 Responses Nov 5, 2010

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    almost there guys! 3 more weeks!

    and then I get a one month break! praise jesus!
    virahnapirahna virahnapirahna 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    The "Real" World

    Words cannot express how much I hate this term. The "real" world. What the crap does that even mean?! My teacher said this the first day of class, and I wanted to punch her in the face. This past Wednesday, I felt like I had the longest day of my life. I left my house...
    dramaqueen82 dramaqueen82 26-30 2 Responses Sep 19, 2008

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    I can't wait until this semester is over!

    I'm taking a year off. I hate being tired all the time. In high school, I was smart without even trying. I don't even know what degree I want anymore...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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    I hate college I'm almost 2 weeks behind thank

    to ******* cengage that didn't even work the first week! Then my English Teacher directions are confusing and don't understand a thing. Ugh College is **** and really is stressing me out :(
    spankedteenager spankedteenager 18-21, M 6 Responses Jan 27

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    Soul Crushing Experience

    I've heard many people say, "When you go to college, you go to find out who you are." I say that I already knew who I was, and that college made me completely lose myself. I used to be a person who didn't care what anyone thought of me, who believed in myself to...
    dramaqueen82 dramaqueen82 26-30 4 Responses Oct 24, 2008

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    I knew that my college was a bad fit the day my

    parents moved me in freshman year when I and my dad both cried. I chose, after a considerable amount of pressure from my mom, to attend her alma mater. I was told that it's a good school, that it's only an hour from home so I can come back whenever I like, that it's small so I...
    michaelame michaelame 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    College is Bullshit,

    so much stress for practically nothing man I hate college so ******* much!
    spankedteenager spankedteenager 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 8

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    I have no friends and terrible social anxiety.

    I KNOW, on a campus of 40,000, there is someone who I can be friends with but I just don't have the courage to join clubs or talk to people so I'm miserable and alone.
    sarahiggins sarahiggins 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 5, 2014

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    I have seen in the movies

    when a guy goes for the first time and he's all bullied and **** :3 Why are certain white guys always so skinny and weird looking?? Why not be nice lean and strong! Make a freaking impression of yourself and not be so skinny minny :3 weird part is chicks like such skinny people...
    Aku7879 Aku7879 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 19

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    I was embarrass today.

    As a student worker if I call for assistance then someone should assist me... not engage in a lengthy conversation with the students I report about how much of a liar u think I am. I wouldn't walk down a flight of stairs to report a lie. it's exam time I don't have the energy...
    undeniablyMe undeniablyMe 22-25, F Apr 22

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    College life in movies is

    so inaccurate and different from what it really is. When I was younger and watched movies with college kids, they were finding true love, partying all night, and everyone looked like models. Reality: I'm in college, I have 2 close friends, I look like my high school self with...
    Moonlight0runner Moonlight0runner 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 19

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    I am going through a really tough time right

    now. I currently go to a university in Florida and I want to take an editing class for my film major. But they decided not to offer it the year I'm supposed to graduate. The professor won't give me permission for the independent study and all of the other classes in the major...
    JewStar4Life JewStar4Life 22-25, F Oct 23, 2014

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    I feel so unmotivated due to my lack of social

    life. It used to be so much better in highschool. I also feel like professors are after you and they try to make you fail. I don't know any more how I'll get through it
    san3dra san3dra 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    Here I am in my English class.

    I can not find any instructions for this essay and I do not know what to do. I have a few articles to read online and that's it. Yet everyone else is typing the **** away. How does everyone just know what's going on besides me?
    thisissamwut thisissamwut 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 20

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    There Is So Much I Hate About It

    Everyone is always telling you "college is great, it's the best years of your life, you will have so much fun." Well I'm almost done with my 3rd year and I have hated every moment of it. My Freshman year I tried hard to enjoy college. I went out and partied, made tons of...
    okamimiyazaki okamimiyazaki 18-21, M 17 Responses Mar 21, 2010

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    I'm so annoyed with having people constantly

    around me. I just want to sit in my dorm alone or watch a movie without having my roommate or anyone else chillin in there with me. It's not that I don't like them, I do. Moderation is important though, and I can't take this overdose of socialization.
    mduubs mduubs 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    I'm Not Motivated.

    I never considered not going to college .  There never seemed to be another option.    Even with AP courses in high school, I was bored out of my mind.  It was hard to find motivation to study because everything came too easily.  I figured that I would...
    BandOfAids BandOfAids 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    College Was Terrible!

    As soon as a graduated high school, I applied to several universities to be able to study geography and believing that it would be far superior than high school ever was. Everyone told me that it would be fun, exciting, and that I would make lots of friends there, because, since...
    AspergersandMe AspergersandMe 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 14, 2012

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    I don't understand the point of spending all

    your money on this education that doesn't even guarantee a good job, I don't understand having to learn a whole bunch of crap that has no relation to the field you want to work in.
    Fisherr7 Fisherr7 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 4, 2014

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    It would be just ******* grand to have a clear,

    simple list of things to accomplish for an assignment or test or something. Sadly, my professors just ramble on and on about things that sometimes are and sometimes are not relevant to what I need to know. The cycle: go to class, accidentally loose attention, get confused, stay...
    thisissamwut thisissamwut 18-21, M 4 Responses May 4

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    I Just Don't Like People My Age...

    Let me start by saying that I found high school really annoying. I've always felt older than the students around me; I've never thought drinking or smoking made me look cool (many people in my family have had issues with drinking so I plan to avoid it completely), I'm not...
    BittyBetsyBett BittyBetsyBett 18-21 23 Responses Sep 18, 2010

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    College Sucks!

    College makes me so stressed out, there are so many decisions to make. What college do I want to go to or what college will accept me. What will my major be and don't make any mistakes because the whole rest of your life depends on the choices that you are making now. And if you...
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 28, 2007

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    My first semester was

    so easy I decided to go full time this semester and that was a huge mistake. I can't keep up with all my classes. I feel like if I tell anyone that I can't handle it, they'll tell me to grow and grow a pair.
    churchdadatnight churchdadatnight 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 24

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    I honestly don't know what's wrong with me.

    I can't sleep at nights, I am dead tired with painful headaches while attending classes in the morning/afternoon, I can't concentrate or study anymore, and I've lost all of my motivation and positive thoughts. My emotions and life are a total rollercoaster, nothing is stable for...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    Why College Sucks

    wow, where do i begin? i'm a freshman in college this year, and to sum up the experience in one word i'd say "awful," although that's putting it quite mildly. from stories i'd heard about college in the past, it sounded like a really great experience. i'm one of those...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl 22-25, F 98 Responses Apr 3, 2008

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    After this week, I will be speaking with an

    academic advisor at my college and informing them that I will be withdrawing from my classes. I hope you're all jealous. I'm terrified.
    Multitude Multitude 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 9

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    I'm currently a senior at a small private

    school. I'll be spending my three day weekend doing homework. I'm so tired of homework, exams, essays, and presentations. School needs to be over now.
    trulyblessed05 trulyblessed05 22-25, F Jul 3, 2014

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    quit college and start living

    and having adventures.
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M Mar 21

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    I have two finals tomorrow

    and have yet to study. I'm a Senior in college, fifth year. One more semester from graduating and I feel like quitting and I'm so close. I'm just over college, it's not what I wanted and I wish someone warned me. Depression doesn't help, but that's not even why. I just hate it...
    crazysexlessfiend crazysexlessfiend 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    Drunk College Students

    I know why college students drink so much. At least I know what drives me to drink. Pointless classes, idiotic professors, idiotic students, never ending homework, never ending group projects, stressful exams, stressful presentations, work, the list goes on. Pointless Classes A...
    dramaqueen82 dramaqueen82 26-30 6 Responses Oct 9, 2008

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    Why do the "intelligent" shun

    and ridicule those who struggle to make it in college?
    ameera20 ameera20 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I Can't Stand My College

     I'm a college freshman, and its been a month since I moved in.  In the beginning I had high expectations.  I knew it would be hard, but I thought I could handle it.  I went around to peoples rooms and introduced myself (im a really shy person, so I...
    cbear98 cbear98 18-21, F 150 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    That moment when you realize you have a quiz

    over a book you haven't read yet... My english professor thought that it was a fantastic idea to make us all purchase a copy of this one book (fortunately I found the online EBook and downloaded it for free) and give us quizzes over it. We started the book (or were supposed to...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I wish I could start an "I hate school" club

    or maybe an "I don't know what I'm doing or what I want to major in" club
    thisissamwut thisissamwut 18-21, M Feb 23

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    Do I Really Hate It???

    I love biology and nature, and as far as i remember i've always loved it, so right now im studying biology at university. Im halfway through and i think i really hate it :O i dont know what to do!! classes are soooo boring, i cant pay attention for more than 15 minutes; waking...
    danonino0o danonino0o 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 5, 2011

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    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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