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I Have a College Diploma

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    And I'm Going Back to Visit

    Because my college was chosen to have a float in the Presidential Inaugural Parade, so I'm going back to campus on Monday for the send-off pep rally.   AND there's going to be free hot chocolate. It's probably going to be freezing, but I really can't wait, it sounds...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F Jan 15, 2009

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    Accounting

    Received it in December of 1990, a B.S. in Accounting.
    bizbuz bizbuz 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 20, 2007

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    Aren't They Called Degrees?

    I think I have a college DEGREE, not a diploma.  I have to look at the wall sometime.  :-)
    AZBowlman AZBowlman 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 8, 2009

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    In Electronics

    I went back to college as a mature student.  What a shock from being a high school drop out.  I know it's not for everyone but it sure helped me to understand more about the world.
    IamGone IamGone 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 10, 2009

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    Yep I use to suffer from the age of 10/11 when my parents would argue.. This lasted till I was 16, it settled down whilst I was at college and they don't argue now. Been depressed...
    Adam352 Adam352 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    I've been struggling with finding a job. There aren't many places hiring in my area, but I feel like I've been holding myself back. I have bad anxiety, so applying to places isn't...
    AcousticSoul17 AcousticSoul17 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    i am currently in my third year of college and this is my last hope (ive dropped from 2 courses before this one and theres not really a fourth option on the way). high school was...
    kholer kholer 18-21, F 22 hrs ago

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    Are there any transfer students going to college in January?
    Nichole1992 Nichole1992 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I am still in college, and this is my dad told me the one time I tried to tell him I was too old to get spankings: While I live under his roof, his rules and his consequences. AND...
    Storiesnotforthefaintofheart Storiesnotforthefaintofheart 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm a triplet and have two brothers. One is an alcoholic. They've both dealt with substance abuse since we were teenagers, one got sent away to a rehab wilderness program when we...
    MyMindCravesNectar MyMindCravesNectar 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I still feel ashamed about it. Especially since I grew up being one of the "smart" kids. But no amount of intelligence could make me mentally healthy enough for college. I really...
    illium illium 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm really excited to start up my classes again this fall. Going for my masters soon in epidemiology. Hoping for another great year with all A's and making the deans list. Guess...
    WrongPage WrongPage 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm in college, I hate it, and I could care so much less about it. I guess it doesn't make it any better when I'm basically studying something that's only my secondary interest...
    StrawHatHeichou StrawHatHeichou 18-21, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'M GOING TO COLLEGE. Omfg. It feels too unreal, I'm actually doing this. I'm so great-ful, for the faith I've had for myself and the support my close family and friends gave me...
    xluhhv xluhhv 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    In 3 weeks I will be beginning my 3rd year of college. ??
    PozlifeD PozlifeD 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm not fit for college.....
    bribaby43 bribaby43 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Why must college be so stressful!!
    Ashleymaria07 Ashleymaria07 18-21, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was 17 when I graduated from high school. I started attending college classes the next fall at a local two year college. I had an undeclared major at that time. I took several...
    redheadedfemale redheadedfemale 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Just did the hardest thing ever and called my college and ask them to withdraw my application.
    TotallyMe34 TotallyMe34 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Bill Gate had dropped out of college. He had founded his own company. He is one smart person without a degree.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    A college degree does not prove you are smart and many think that it does. But it does prove that you are disciplined.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Chris Rock dropped out of high school when he was in the 10th grade. In my opinion, he is one of the most brilliant comedians and social commentators we have right now. I am in...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Instead of trying to get me or my siblings back after being put in foster care my mother enjoyed her new-found independence sans children. She met and married my now deceased...
    Aries323 Aries323 18-21, M Jul 26

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    had a dream I went fishing and I had to do this college assignment where Iwas supposed to dissect the fish and find its liver and use the liver to catch a large, rare fish.. but in...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    This all started when I was in my college. There was a guy say X who was a very good friend. We were like best friends. At the last day of college he proposed me and I was shocked...
    lovemylife2210 lovemylife2210 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    My older sister, who is 18 years old, has made a lot of bad choices in her life and I am really worried about her. She dropped out of school after her junior year of high school...
    laurenholliday laurenholliday 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    Look out world here I come! " trips over rock" Well I'm kind of excited but a lot of these college kids are very un-motivated and down all the time but I shall find a happy...
    userabc123 userabc123 18-21, M Jul 24

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    Today I went there to get my Transfer Certificate and Conduct Certificate as well. It's been 3 months since I passed out and this was the day I went in there. The moment in reached...
    Tawheed1994 Tawheed1994 18-21, M Jul 24

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    I can't wait for the season to start. Only 43 days until the first weekend of college football I so can't wait. Hotty Toddy
    jencpa jencpa 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    I'm starting college August 27th ☺️ so excited!
    xxalicerosexx xxalicerosexx 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    Up front my dad is a great guy. He would do anything for us kids, anything for just about anyone, very supportive. He never misses a sporting event and would feel guilty if he did...
    tigertail123 tigertail123 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I'm a college student majoring in Computer Science and Engineering. Right now I am at a community college taking some classes because it's cheaper than taking them at a bigger UNI...
    agathashelly agathashelly 26-30, F Jul 23

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    I'm about to be attending my first year at community college next month hopefully. Got my FAFSA filled out, finishing the last touched of the application process, and I should be...
    SnoweFox SnoweFox 18-21 Jul 22

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    Some of my best times in life were in college. I had fun in high school but, college was special. I wasn't required to go to school anymore now that I graduated, I went to public...
    peteythedog peteythedog 46-50, M Jul 22

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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...
    stacym123 stacym123 18-21, F Jul 22

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    studying at the most miserable college on earth , can you guess which ? :D
    Maha22 Maha22 18-21, F 10 Responses Jul 21

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    I could not afford to go to college and I did not have anyone to help me pay for my education. I was ill-informed about the steps for applying to college and finding scholarships...
    harliieq harliieq 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    What's the most convenient college item you have? I recently got a cool organizer from target that has a place for keys, a wallet, and a phone. The phone holder has an empty space...
    starling156 starling156 18-21, M Jul 20

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    Currently on suspension at my last college and took a semester off. After much deciding and crying and anxiety, I decided to go to a university, away from all the stress and drama...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    I've been thinking about this a lot recently, so hopefully writing about it will get it out of my mind. I don't really know where to start. First of all, just for some background...
    brint0n brint0n 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I went in the wrong field, communications, and then an MBA (Masters in Business Administration) and i cant find a decent job or a job period. Im going again for accounting, but im...
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M Jul 19

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    About a week after graduation I started college because of summer program I'll be doing each summer there. My college is all fancy and tech savvy which I appreciate! Sadly haven't...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F Jul 18