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I Hate College

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    I'm originally from Calgary,

    and moved to Kelowna about a month ago. My mom has wasted so much money on me to get me a place, and to actually get me into the school. Writing this makes me feel guilty. Just the thought of wasting all her effort for my selfishness makes me want to crawl into a hole. I HATE...
    JFIIIIG JFIIIIG 16-17 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I do not want to start up college this year

    with a bad attidude , but I have nothing to look forward too. My classes are pretty much exactly like last year, and I will most likely not have to put any thought into most of my classes except chemistry, which I will struggle to make by along with 200+ kids. I hate being at a...
    EyeOfLight EyeOfLight 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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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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    Four Things That Are Cheaper Than Class, But Way More Useful

    One day in class, when I was sitting there rolling my eyes at my professor's incredible inability to "teach" me anything, I started thinking of several things that cost way less than my class, but are way more useful. Here's what I came up with. Cost of Class: $700...
    dramaqueen82 dramaqueen82 26-30 1 Response Sep 4, 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...
    FutureMrsCobos FutureMrsCobos 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    The course I'm on is full of retards

    who can't even understand basic **** so I get angry a lot
    salicaria salicaria 18-21, F 1 Response May 12

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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 3 Responses Jul 27, 2013

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    I am currently halfway through my second

    semester of my freshman year of college. And I absolutely hate it. Everyone says that college is the best time of your life, but mine has been no fun at all. I live in a quad with three other guys. None of which clean up after themselves, and only one of which I actually like...
    HeyImLogan HeyImLogan 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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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

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    I am a freshman in college

    and don't know what to do. I am doing well in my classes and making friends and trying to be social. I just feel like I am not myself here. I come out of class and absolutely hate it, I don't like my campus at all. I honestly don't know what to do. I know I am going to stick out...
    julielevin julielevin 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8

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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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    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...
    FutureMrsCobos FutureMrsCobos 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm starting college

    and I'm going without any friends I know people there but I don't like them me and my boyfriend will end up breaking up and I don't know how I'll cope I can just see it urgh I'm so tempted not to go
    cailowe cailowe 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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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 2 Responses Sep 6, 2009

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    "You cut?"
No.
“Then what are these scars?

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….
“Freak”
I am sorry
“Why do you cut? Are you emo?”
No
“You are so fake!”
“Attention seeker!”
“Show off!”
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“But you seem so happy and smiling all the time.”
We all have our secrets. 
“Look at his/her arm! Lol! What a...
    scarredbutrelentless scarredbutrelentless 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 11

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    So today marks a month

    that I have been in college and I'm dreading every day of it. Going into college, I expected it to be a fun and amazing experience because of all the stories I've heard from other people. I decided to go to a university two hours away from home (it wasn't my top choice). I had...
    smsco smsco 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 18

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    I Am A Failure... My Life Is Becoming Miserable And Meaningless..

    So, I go to community college . Trying to get my associate's degree. I went right from high school into college (was going to take a break but because of peer pressure and some minor urging from the 'rents I decided to go. Due to lack of planning, not choosing a major, and...
    Delete151 Delete151 22-25, F 9 Responses Oct 20, 2011

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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 149 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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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 96 Responses Apr 3, 2008

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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 3 Responses Sep 5

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    I study biological engineering in one of the

    best colleges in my country but i hate biology, I really want to change my major and fight for my dreams however I'm afraid that I will regret it, I'm so miserable searching for any help
    Essma Essma 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I am a first semester freshman at a state

    school in Pennsylvania. I have made a couple kind of friends, we get along but I wouldn't trust them. I completed the last two years of high school online while working full time. Coming back to a situation where I have to deal with so many people all at once is terrible. I...
    Keilamarie Keilamarie 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    It's only the second day here

    and I already had a break down I miss home and everyone back home and I feel like I'm not gonna enjoy it here my roommate is really nice but she's way more outgoing than I will ever be so she made friends really easily nd I still haven't managed to make a single friend I've been...
    samanthaha samanthaha 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    Looks Like I'm Not Insane...

    It only took me one semester in college to realize that all I'd been told about it, from childhood through high school, has been a lie. In high school, I was anxious from day one of my senior year to graduate, to finally be able to begin my life in college. Not only...
    ImperialTobacco ImperialTobacco 18-21 8 Responses Sep 26, 2010

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    So im starting college

    and no one would help me with getting supplies to start. I have 6 days before school and already feel dumb
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F Mar 11

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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 really hate college right

    now I've been deviled from all of my university choices and now have given up and totally lost motivation :(
    alicelt alicelt 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 22

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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 14 Responses Sep 6

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    Got a D in a class (meaning I got no credits

    for all my work) from a 'professor' who on the first day of school admitted she will grade you based on If she likes you or not. I would have a bad attitude in that class because I was upset about not being able to write the way I wanted to, (which what makes the art of writing...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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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 16 Responses Mar 21, 2010

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    I'm currently a freshman in college

    and I really dislike it. It's only been a month and I'm still trying to figure out why people say it's going to be "some of the best years of your life!" I'm a commuter, which might add to why I dislike it but I don't really think so because many commuter friends I have still...
    marialadelbarrio marialadelbarrio 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 19

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    When I told my mom I'm tired of being

    constantly stressed, she told me that its just going to get worse after I get a job. She said "What did you expect?" I didn't expect to be overworked 24/7. I didn't expect that I'd be assigned things one after another, to the point where its impossible to get ahead. I didn't...
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 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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    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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    In my country we have a national "contest"

    where we choose 6 universities/courses or just one course in 6 universities and so on and it's devide in 3 phases. I have never thought of going to college in 9th grade i kept saying how sick i was of school, but everything changed when i was in 10th grade i met a person who is...
    angiestones angiestones 18-21, F Oct 3

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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 22 Responses Sep 18, 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 feel like I don't find people at my school to share this with because I go to USC. everyone has so much school spirit but I hate being here. I'm best friends with my roomate, have a lot of friends, am in clubs, enjoy my classes, and get decent grades but absolutely hate it...
    sonotadumbblonde sonotadumbblonde 18-21 1 Response Dec 5, 2011

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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

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    I've only just started

    but I don't even want to carry on.
    teebagg teebagg 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 2

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    Im a freshmen and I agree with this situation

    so much !!! I do like my college but living here .. no ! The way my college is set up is you live in a mini apt with 6 other random females and your expected to make peace. I really dont get along with one of them but we make peace just because we have to live together. I want...
    taytay2277 taytay2277 18-21, F Sep 15

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    So Confused.

     When I was looking at colleges my senior year, I found one that I thought would be perfect for me.  I am a quiet person who doesn't drink or do drugs at all.  The college that I looked at was a smaller school and it had a beautiful campus.  The...
    ccdd9898 ccdd9898 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 4, 2009

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    Read and follow my politics blog

    that I am setting up to help students by simplifying what they need to know! Mainly British politics, but I want to aim to do lots of US (and others) frequently! studentpolitics.tumblr.com
    SilverQuaid SilverQuaid 18-21, M Jul 10

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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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    *Enter Mel Gibson rant mode* I started college

    in August of 2012. I never really liked school to begin with but I am really starting to hate college. First off, I want to go into film making (particularly screenwriting) and the school I am at now lied to me and said they had great film classes/writing classes there and after...
    JoeDog93 JoeDog93 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 30

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    My College Experience: College Isn't The "best Experience" Of Your Life

    We've always been led to believe that the college years are "the best years of your life" or the "best experience" of your life. We've been conditioned to think that it's in college that we meet our best, life-long friends. Since I have a strong desire to accomplish and achieve...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Feb 16, 2010

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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 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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    Sometimes I wonder if all the time I put in

    reading the textbook is even worth it. Going to school, attending the class, and going back home from school gets so boring. I sometimes wonder if I stay at home and study at home, would I be able to learn more things? I swear the amount of time the class is held is not enough...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Feels Like I'm Wasting My Time And Future Income Here.

    I'm a freshman (more or less) and I'm what is considered a non traditional student since I'm in my late 20's and just now going back to school. I live in arizona and I attended the community college here the last 3 semesters and now I'm feeling like I've wasted atleast $10,000.0...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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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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