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I Have a College Diploma

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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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    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 don't think I be even in college to be dropping out. College seem so much money. I wanted to go away but that's even more money :(
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    Esheyla Esheyla 26-30, F Aug 19

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    Just finished my first day of college today. It's been super busy but I love my classes and the whole experience of being a college student.
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