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I Hate College

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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'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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    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!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I HATE College..

    College is horrible. I almost dislike everything about it. It is not fun nor exciting like people have told me in the past. Here is my growing list of grievances... 1. The classes are always across campus so it literally takes me 15-20 to walk to class! 2. I never seem to get...
    JustmeAsh JustmeAsh 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 27, 2013

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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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    Ok so I am at university.

    It is the Australian equivalent of college. I agree with all of you. I am 23 and did work for a few years across a few different jobs first so not one of those oh god what was I expecting situations but I hate the people. I recently moved onto campus after a couple of share...
    tstyles tstyles 18-21 1 Response Jul 13

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    I go back in a little bit less

    than two weeks,and I am dreading it. I love learning. I just hate school.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 12

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    4 Yrs Wasted

    Feel pretty ****** about college, doing something Im not interested in but going through the motions. Had planned to be out in 3 yr with a degree then do something else, im now on 4th yr after repeating and looking like going to have to do five. Im failing this year again. Its...
    MrRager22 MrRager22 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 20, 2013

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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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    quit college and start living

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

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    College is Bullshit,

    so much stress for practically nothing man I hate college so ******* much!
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 8

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    I really wish I knew,

    atleast, what I wanted to study. I'm taking general transfer courses and I'm not slightly engaged in any of my classes (I can accidentally zone out for periods of 20 minutes and not even realize it.) Its difficult to concentrate and be as productive as I should. I procrastinate...
    thisissamwut thisissamwut 18-21, M Apr 12

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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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    Why do the "intelligent" shun

    and ridicule those who struggle to make it in college?
    ameera20 ameera20 18-21, F 1 Response May 24

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    Just a few more weeks.

    .. And then no more wanting to be dead instead of doing work I no longer enjoy. And then I can sleep without fearing the alarm! :) Until I get a job anyway.
    HannahSavannah HannahSavannah 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 2

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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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    I just got home from taking a chemistry test

    and I can feel a brain aneurysm forming. -.-' Sadly, this is the one class that I actually like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 16, 2014

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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 currently have a 9% in my english class

    because of an essay I missed. Lovely.
    roguish roguish 18-21, F Feb 26

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    I hate my college so much.

    It kills me that my parents are spending all this money per year for me to come here and hate my life. The thing is, there's a big divide between my academic life here and my social life. Academically, this is the right school for me. I'm a writing student, and not many...
    oceaneyes16 oceaneyes16 22-25, F 7 Responses Feb 8, 2014

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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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    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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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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    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've made a horrible mistake,

    I'm going to fall flat on my face. I've barely started and I can already see that I'm not going to be able to handle this. I'm going to let everyone down and fail. I can't keep up, the work's too hard and there's too much to do. I've been here 2 weeks and I'm already f...
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 18-21, F 12 Responses Sep 6, 2014

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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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    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 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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    Moonlight0runner Moonlight0runner 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    almost there guys! 3 more weeks!

    and then I get a one month break! praise jesus!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 16

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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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    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 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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    My mother tells me I'll be distracted

    and happy if I go back to college. Why? I'm tired right now and depressed. Do you think I want to be working on homework being tired and depressed? I am tired and I see no point anymore. I'm depressed and going to college might make things even worse. Please, just let me rot...
    Lunan0va Lunan0va 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Totally thought I bombed

    that counseling exam but somehow got a 94,say whuuuut?!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 7

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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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    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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    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 :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 27

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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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    I'm a college sophomore

    and I absolutely hate it here. i like the course I've taken but i do not get along with anyone here. I loved high school. I had friends who were on my same wavelength and we got along really well. I never expected to be in a place where i can't find people who i feel comfortable...
    stacym123 stacym123 18-21, F