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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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    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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    I'm in love. Not the average love. The forbidden love. I used to date him, we were together for 6 months then, he wanted to go to college. I was and still happy for him. I'm so...
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    So I've already got an Audio engineering degree and an event management diploma, and I am in my final few classes of a communications degree majoring in public relations
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    Well, in order to hopefully get a community running here, I thought I would post a sample of my story. I'm John, 32 years of age, never married, and no children. I was diagnosed...
    lymphoman lymphoman 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 12

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    So a lot has been happening recently. I started as a freshman in college, that is the biggest change. And for my friends here on EP, they might know how I am taking college as a...
    Shamandora Shamandora 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    A diplomatic husband said to his wife, "How do you expect me to remember your birthday when you never look any older?"
    GoodbyeLife GoodbyeLife 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm 15, I'm a sophomore in high school, the 10th grade. I have two and a half years till college. But I get letters for my academic abilities. I don't want to go to Washington...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    How can I speed up my college progression? Not just by working harder, but how can I actually speed up the time it'll take it get my grades? Otherwise I'm gonna be in here for four...
    TheWonkyRook TheWonkyRook 16-17, M 4 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Aliens? In UFOs?? Let's think of them more as our brothers and sisters, sharing the same vast universe, our mutual home. Then they might visit more often and stay awhile, bringing...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 6 hrs ago

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    I usually have grant money but, I go to a credit school and they took my money and paid certain things and give me money for my books instead of the full check but, all the money I...
    Nior18 Nior18 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 16

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    I recently went of to college and hate it. I want to move back home and attend a university close to me. But the problem is I went to college with my best friend and she will hate...
    findinghope41311 findinghope41311 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    Stumbled across this site after a random Google search. So, a bit about myself: I'm a U.S. Army veteran with a tour of Iraq under my belt. I'm married and have been for a little...
    tracer223 tracer223 26-30, M Nov 18

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    Some of you men may be able to somehow relate to my story headline, so you probably know how much it sucks when you've had the worst luck with women. As a man in my 30s, I have...
    dude2278 dude2278 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    ~20 Years Later~ . So, that guy I dated when I was 16-17 yrs old and again when I was about 20-23 yrs old (cause I thought he might had changed during that time but didn’t...
    OlivePhire OlivePhire 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I always hated high-school because of the simple fact that I never fit in there. I was always different from the other kids and I hated the city I lived in so I couldn't wait for...
    HelenaMaiden HelenaMaiden 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    im 18 in college believe my course is a year long i really want a baby i just don't know weather i should have one till i have finished college can any teen mums and dads that are...
    boltmum17 boltmum17 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I got my college degree in June 2014. I graduated from the Social Service Worker program from George Brown College. I loved the program and I enjoy working in my field. :)
    Zari93 Zari93 18-21 4 days ago

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    I'm 38 and a junior in college. Not a junior college, it's my junior year lol I'm so exhausted and I feel like the dumbest person in class. Sometimes I just want to cry and give...
    ladybug76 ladybug76 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    I hate college. it's all a struggle for me and I'm not even meeting new people or gaining any wonderful experiences that I was told would come with college. I want to drop out but...
    ForgetThisAlready ForgetThisAlready 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 4

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    So I'm about three weeks away from thanksgiving break. In some ways I love college and others I hate it. I love my group of friends and my classes are pretty good. Im not really a...
    allyson17 allyson17 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    After graduating high school, my GPA was so ****** that I got into the lamest college possible. I knew I was better than that, so I transferred to a better college after getting...
    indosavior indosavior 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 12

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    If you haven't at least once considered dropping out of college to be a ********/hobo/McDonalds worker, then you haven't really done college
    shymic shymic 18-21, F Nov 17

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    I've been at a university for 3 1/2 years. I'm in the Fall semester of my senior but I'm so tired. The struggle of the last 3 years is finally taking its toll on me. I've been...
    SheIsBroken SheIsBroken 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 18

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    I was in third grade when I was first diagnosed with ADHD. I had encephalitis (swelling of the brain) the summer before I started first grade and my sister had also been diagnosed...
    patricialeigh patricialeigh 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 27

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    (From left to right: Maisie and Charlie)On 19th September 2013, I lost the most friendliest and lovable cat I have ever had the pleasure of having as a pet.His name was Charlie and...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 14

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    I wish i could say my father was a stupid man. but hes not. hes incredibly intelligent and controlling. In front of people hes charming and sweet, and he seems very open minded...
    n706 n706 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 16

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    Alright party people...the college football committee releases the first official final four of the 14-15 season... So who is in your top 4? Grant it they will change by the end of...
    CrownedSprite CrownedSprite 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 28

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    College degree indicates you are a sheepo...later what you do with it is the real question,your real skills and how you apply the knowledge.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Oct 31

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    There is this girl named Haley who I became friends with the first few days of my first year in college and she was so hard to read. I didn't know if she was gay or straight. Well...
    hollywallie77 hollywallie77 18-21, F Nov 2

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    1.minnesota (obviously) 2.union (ncaa champs) 3.north dakota 4.boston college 5.saint cloud state (mn) Tell me if I'm wrong
    Drt1255 Drt1255 13-15, F Nov 2

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    Dear college students at my school, If you know for a fact that you're sick and are going to get others sick, please stay at home. No one wants your germs. Sincerely, I feel like...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    Being sick AND having 4 classes in one day is so great. Y'all I feel fabulous. Lol totally kidding I feel like death. This sucks. Yay for college! Fml.
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    Sitting here doing homework... Or more like staring at the paper in front of me not knowing how to do any of this. So much work. Math quiz tomorrow. Stressed to the max. College is...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    Today is the first day of my last semester in college! :D
    JustOrdinaryGirl JustOrdinaryGirl 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 6

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    After spending more than half a semester absent from college.. Well, I've returned. Yay...
    Nocturnes Nocturnes 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    today I went in for info about going back to college and instead I took the plunge I start jan 20th. im gonna major in psychology. I know with a screenname like mine thats kinda...
    PsychoBitch69 PsychoBitch69 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 7

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    I love college :) been going for awhile now :D
    hitthelightsnow hitthelightsnow 22-25, F 9 Responses Nov 10

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    ...and I write a lot.Abolishing the Standardized TestEach and every one of us, upon entering this university were most likely required to submit our SAT/ACT, or other test scores...
    loveVSlust loveVSlust 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    Lol the old saying "freshmen15" when every freshman in college gains some weight from all the food they eat.... SO TRUE! Like atleast once or even twice a week I got out with a...
    Vaughn37 Vaughn37 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    I'm a junior in college and I love it (mostly). I've met so many great people and friends, and even though school is tough sometimes I love the challenges.
    volleyballgirl94 volleyballgirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    Found out my best friend from kindergarten goes to my college. Small world
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 12