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I Have a College Diploma

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I have a Diploma in Viticulture and Wine Production. I spent two years at TAFE college learning how to grow and process grapes to be crushed and turned into wine I have done three...
    candywhite26 candywhite26 56-60, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Seriously, studying physics and math are hard if you don't have anyone to ask about it. Chemistry, Biology and English, I can pass by a thread. I'm going to take an entrance exam...
    AnEverWonderer AnEverWonderer 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    hey i am just writing this right now as i badly need someone to talk to and i have practically no one. I am sick of things. I come from a country which is messed up and due to...
    ibrahimhaq ibrahimhaq 22-25 Jul 7

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    School starts on august 25th. Is it too late for me to change college and get financial help?
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    So I did the personality test (http://www.16personalities.com) too like many people have and I was suprised by how well certain aspects fit me 0.o I always felt like not many...
    kimmy159 kimmy159 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 14

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    You plan and dream and think of the perfect day... The day things are supposed to go, well, perfectly. When nothing should be out of place. You wait for that one day you can...
    TheNextSin TheNextSin 22-25, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    So Jake went to college and Brock got held back so now in the fall he's going to be a super senior Katie going to be a junior I'm going to be a sophomore and makayla will be in the...
    Goodwill12 Goodwill12 22-25, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    OK so its my turn, gotta say, this one is even more accurate than the last test I saw, it describes me perfectly..... except for the dancing part, I cant dance to save my life...
    GoodMan1988 GoodMan1988 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    The Utter Garbage One must go through to find a job and the Demise of the American Dream Part 1- The Garbage, thanks collegeā€¦ To be brief and to go for pure shock value I will...
    hereweare99 hereweare99 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 1

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    Are you a college student or recent graduate that is frustrated with the tough job market? I am doing something about this issue:Spurred by my frustration with the dearth of...
    eskovron eskovron 18-21, F Jul 7

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    In a way I do have a dysfunctional family, however I did not become a "statistic", regardless of my upbringing. I withstood the stereotypes society has in place. I went to school...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Wow what do you know I am the most rare personality type. Figures as such. The INFJ personality type is very rare, making up less than one percent of the population, but they...
    Powederedtoastman Powederedtoastman 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    Im studying school psychology and then I plan to transfer to a university next spring. College isnt for everyone.. and not everyone has to go to college. I dont judge someone based...
    viavleiviax viavleiviax 18-21, F Jul 16

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    UK SUFFERERS - PLEASE GET IN CONTACT! So, I've never really wanted to write my story. Not because I am afraid or ashamed, but because I am so bored of talking about it, it makes...
    scharx scharx 18-21 Jul 1

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    UK SUFFERERS - PLEASE GET IN CONTACT! So, I've never really wanted to write my story. Not because I am afraid or ashamed, but because I am so bored of talking about it, it makes...
    scharx scharx 18-21 1 Response Jul 1

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    I am 22 years old, going into my 5th year of college (i am in a 5 year program), i weigh 218 pounds, and i am about 5-10 pounds overweight. my excess fat has all been gained...
    ilovefatforsomereason ilovefatforsomereason 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a college graduate from Kings College in Cambridge, England. Also, I am a college graduate from the University of Michigan. Go Blue!!!
    pregnantbride pregnantbride 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Over a year ago I was diagnosed with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. I've battled high school with this non curable disease, but I now I graduated and it is time for me...
    heyycutie16 heyycutie16 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I'm in college and high school. I'm in an Early College High School program where when I graduate after 5 years, I will have 2 years of college done and my associates degree.
    Bugs99 Bugs99 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    So I was going to share my whole college experience, but that would get long and boring so I'll just start after graduation. In the late summer of 2013 I graduated at 22 with a...
    Audino531 Audino531 22-25, F Jul 2

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    Hey guys, it's past midnight over here and I've been trying to fall asleep but I got stuck reading posts, articles, etc. of HPV. I'm only 20 and not even two weeks ago I received...
    sunny1993 sunny1993 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    In a month, I should be starting my Sophomore year at University. Problem is, I might not be able to go back. Paying for college has to be the toughest thing I have ever had to...
    GloriousGrey GloriousGrey 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    i dont know what i expected when i am writing this. i just feel so depressed. i have many problems, from family to college matter. i need money to pay my college, but i dont have...
    clearlite001 clearlite001 18-21, F Jul 21

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    Today's employers when hiring fresh-out-of college kids are looking for people who bring fresh skills into the labor force and show leadership. It's a tough job market right now...
    IndoSavior IndoSavior 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I graduated from my undergrad two months ago, with a degree in Graphic Design. I love design, and I longed to work in a corporate setting within a marketing department, or perhaps...
    pp2014 pp2014 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I am leaving for college in exactly one month. In one month I will leave my mom who is my best friend. It has always been just my mom and I for the most part. I will move into...
    runhg runhg 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I think going to a four year college is a bit overrated. I think there is a big scam to swindle money from broke college kids. I think that all of the general education courses are...
    SilentNynja SilentNynja 22-25, F Jul 15

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    Freshmen in college, starting in August! It's a community college and I'm pretty excited to start my life!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have become the scapegoat daughter of a narcissistic mother, and I don't know what to do anymore. She has physically harmed me on multiple occasions, and the next morning denies...
    psychfemme psychfemme 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    As far back as I remember I always recall wanting to get away from the house as far as I could go. My favorite toy was one that involved transportation. Either a Big Wheel, a...
    Badtimanonymous Badtimanonymous 31-35, M Jul 6

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    I haven't even started it yet. I have summer work I've been doing before the start of freshman year. It's been making me feel like I don't even want to go to college. I want to...
    RuralBoredom RuralBoredom 18-21, F Jul 14

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    It all started when I was in 3rd or 4th standard. I have been struggling with obesity from the 1st standard but Acanthosis Nigricans(Lets call it AN) started developing in 3rd or...
    HarshadaA HarshadaA 22-25 Jul 15

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    Warning: Extreme Ranting ahead I recently turned nineteen, I have been unofficially fired from three jobs, can't drive, can't cook, can't wash, did I mention I happened to fail...
    LiesandLace LiesandLace 18-21 1 Response Jul 17

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    I am not at college for fun. im just there to finish my classes well , to have an internship, start establishing a professional network, join a travel club or international club...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    The irony is that you have to go to college to get a job, however in college I had better chances gaining employment as a student, instead of a graduate with a degree in...
    mehmf mehmf 22-25, F Jul 19

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    As a child, I was always the precocious one, the one out of the group of my friends who would receive the rewards and the recognition, the one that was looked up to, now looking...
    Nataliewoofwoof Nataliewoofwoof 18-21 Jul 20

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    Needless to say, my initial recommendation is to actually consider your cause for setting up college; therapeutic massage therapy is this sort of a private and strongly...
    Mica4014qgx7 Mica4014qgx7 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    So I've been asocial for years. I have never made a friend after 10th grade, and lost track of my older friends too, both intentionally and unintentionally. I spent two years in a...
    AcknxaChy AcknxaChy 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm afraid to go to college because I don't want to have a $100K+ degree yet struggle or be under employed or unemployed. Or have a job I hate and be miserable. I'm smart and I...
    PurpleHart PurpleHart 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My freshman year in college was a pretty shocking experience... I barely made any friends, 4 hours away from home, no car, and once I was at the school I learned that I hated it...
    owens321bam owens321bam 18-21, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I streaked down a college hall once
    abrown1233 abrown1233 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    In fact, I think a college degree makes you conform to certain standards and norms... and cliffs and sams... What employers want these days is someone that thinks outside the box...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Being college isn't easy.I need a time machine.Please?I want a fastforward.
    Irregularactivities Irregularactivities 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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