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I Have a College Diploma

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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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    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 go to school everyday and I keep thinking there's going to be a test as soon as I get to class only to find out that it's going to be given out much much later. I'm hanging in...
    LittleMissCrazy LittleMissCrazy 16-17, F Sep 10

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    At best, what a degree indicates is familiarity with a given subject matter and the ability to finish what you started, not an inconsequential thing. It may also indicate an above...
    sumnerkagan sumnerkagan 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    Was only from my family other than my mom to earn my High School Diploma :)
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Aug 24

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    As a person who is absolutely proud of being able to deal with difficult or unpleasant people with grace, I have hit the wall with dealing with my mother in law. Here is a woman...
    Xiramat Xiramat 26-30, F 12 hrs ago

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    Many of them are little one elephants. The elephants are fed at the orphanage and bathed from the close by river 2 times every day, which is able to be an unforgettable experience...
    Jeffrybup Jeffrybup 31-35, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I'm feeling quite sad right now. My boyfriend of 4 years. We're middle school sweethearts He's going to Georgia for his basic training. I don't know anyone who has gone through...
    PinkClip PinkClip 18-21 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I've been skinny all my life--I guess I still am, at 5'5 and 112 pounds. But before I got to college, I weighed only about 102 lbs...and that 10 pound weight gain has gone straight...
    bellypopper1995 bellypopper1995 26-30, F 4 Responses 18 hrs ago

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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...
    smsco smsco 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I have strabismus. Strabismus is a condition where one or both of the eyes turns either inwards, outwards, or vertically. It can be constantly, or only when the person is tired...
    funminty8 funminty8 13-15, M Sep 1

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    Friendship When I first joined EP almost 5 years ago, I friended everybody. I am pretty easy going, upbeat and easy to talk to. I had well over 3500 friends at one point. I was...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 14 Responses Sep 4

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    Ok so I didn't graduate high school but I did get my GED. People do look down on me but they don't realize you do not need a degree to be smart. I have common sense, I've...
    Redneckmom1992 Redneckmom1992 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 6

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    I have fallen in love with him about a year ago. He was my teacher but now he has left our college and joined another job in multinational company . I miss him a lot. We chat...
    misstensed misstensed 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    I have many regrets of several situations and interactions i had with people during my years of life. Mistakes, regrets, things I wish I had not said or done. Most of those regrets...
    PeterPalmer PeterPalmer 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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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...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I didnt want to go to a 4-year college from the get go. When i graduated from high school back in 2012, i decided that i wanted to go to a community college called Los Medanos...
    JMGEARTHTHINKER JMGEARTHTHINKER 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I'm not going to let other people mess up my experience, but I really really strongly dislike majority of the people at my college. They're all ignorant, disrespectful, immature...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Hello, I'm here to share my story about my college/university whatever you call it. I study in MIT, Pune (not the Massachusetts lol). I study Computer Science major (why I choose...
    shinigami5an shinigami5an 16-17, M Sep 11

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    I'm 18, and my mom has always controlled my life. Every time I was relaxing at home, she would always urge me to do my homework. But instead of nagging, she made it seem like it...
    graduallyventuring graduallyventuring 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I've lived with my step-mother, father, and brother for most of my life. Unfortunately my father worked a lot and was hardly ever home. This left my step mother to verbally and...
    americanhoney91 americanhoney91 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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...
    marialadelbarrio marialadelbarrio 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hi guys. I'm 22 years old. The History with my girlfriend and I: We dated briefly in high school before she went off to college. She's a girl who is well kept and doesn't look...
    daveR80 daveR80 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My boyfriend left for college on thursday. The first and second day were alright. We've always been really protective over eachother and get jealous when the other is around the...
    Rachelmtate Rachelmtate 16-17, F Aug 24

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    So on my first day of college my professor made a joke about ****... Yep, I'm in college alright lol
    FuSoYa FuSoYa 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I start college tomorrow and I am kind of nervous I know a few people but just worried about doing good and making new friends any college tips? Much appreciated :)
    babylove96 babylove96 18-21, F Aug 26

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    I started going to college since last Monday. I only go to school on Mondays and wed. It's my first week going to college and going great so far.
    Custos1 Custos1 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    I've started college last Wednesday and I love it I've made new friends and even some "popular?" Kids from my highschool I'm cool with College rocks and even though I've been...
    Vaughn37 Vaughn37 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    I'm in college now studying business administration and I'm starting to question everything. Is college worth it now in this age and economy?
    PrincessAnnaT PrincessAnnaT 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 14

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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...
    taytay2277 taytay2277 18-21, F a week ago

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    I just got done reading some stories people had written about there osteochondritis dissecans experiences so I thought I should share mine I find my story unique, just as I'm sure...
    ethan452 ethan452 18-21, M Aug 24

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    I was absolutely terrified of the idea of college in my freshman year. I go to a school five hours from home, with almost 20,000 people. I had never been drunk, and my freshman...
    Calleycat Calleycat 18-21, F Aug 25

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    I start community college tomorrow with my bestfriend Raelyn and idk what to expect of it Ik nothing's going to happen on the first day but just in general like Should I act...
    Vaughn37 Vaughn37 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I think i do now but i won't know till I've actually tried it but do have a very good idea what it's like to do the career i want to do! When i was growing up, my career choice...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    I am starting college in a city far away from my hometown, where I don't know anyone except my brother, but I'm not very close to him and he won't be around most of the time...
    nindzavuk nindzavuk 18-21, M Sep 1

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    I have multiple college degrees. I have a bachelors degree in business administration and a masters in business administration too.
    maturemominbackyard maturemominbackyard 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    So, this time last week, I had my first break down of my college career. I have only been here for three weeks and I was already stressing over the amount of work that I have to...
    BreeRenee2 BreeRenee2 18-21, F Sep 10

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    Well another semester of college and I'm procrastinating (which I know is bad, but I least I know I have a problem), have to write a profile essay on a person (which is due Tuesday...
    Benn31 Benn31 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    I have a question, tell me if I'm crazy or not. I have two more years of public high school left and I used to do really well in school until last year when I ****** up really bad...
    TheRouge TheRouge 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm FINALLY in College!!! After 7 years, I finally did it!!! Feels great so far. Almost the end of week 1. Hope it stays good for me. I'm pretty happy and excited.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Freshman move in day is tomorrow -- I don't even know how to feel right now. I'm way less excited about going to college than about how I'm going to decorate my dorm room, haha!
    jycdartmniac jycdartmniac 18-21, F Aug 22

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    My first day of college is tomorrow 😑😑😑
    Nior18 Nior18 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I start college tomorrow! Gah I'm so nervous!
    FuSoYa FuSoYa 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 24

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    I'm in college and so far I just want to be able to make friends and be happy for once.
    Cassadilla1822 Cassadilla1822 18-21, F Aug 24

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    Well I had my first day in college today it was pretty fun!
    Alexis117 Alexis117 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 25

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