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I Have a College Diploma

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    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 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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    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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    I am bisexual but strongly prefer women as well as can see my future with a woman. My current partner wants nothing to do with children at all- no even in the future. It pains me...
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    When I walked back in, you looked surprised. I was surprised too but I didn't show it. I was surprised by myself, a year ago I never would have even been able to talk to you for...
    AmberTheShyGirl AmberTheShyGirl 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    When I was in college, I studied abroad in Ireland. Unlike most study-abroad programs, this was actually my first semester in college... it was part of some weird "global...
    Tezh Tezh 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I swear, college is designed to make you fail, both in class and life. Everything they've made me do this semester has been ten times more difficult or frustrating than it needs...
    violincaster violincaster 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have had wetting problems since i can remember. I have tried various medications and procedures. Recently I have tried going to a chiropractor and a hypnotherapist. I wish i knew...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 days ago

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    Currently this is my second semester. I'm doing terrible! Is it bad that I don't feel bad?? I'm not into it and I don't even like school. I don't know what I'm doing or going to do...
    leadmenot leadmenot 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    In the end, its those simple happy moments that really matter. Shucks! I should've taken more pictures or videos of my friends in college. But I was too concerned and focused on my...
    mozartdoesnotreek mozartdoesnotreek 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    definition of a college student? I have **** blaring in my room but can't watch it because Im working on a paper for english -_-
    PorkythePig PorkythePig 18-21, M a week ago

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    If loose leaf notebook paper can be "college ruled"...I wonder what "community college ruled" looks like
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 4

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    I detest college for many reasons, but I won't get into all of them. I just want to say that when it comes to college aged women, I don't understand what's so special about them...
    Rain444 Rain444 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    Almost 30 and no girlfriend 29, in 2 months will turn 30, single, no real girlfriend. I don't socialized much as I used to and sometimes feel lonely. 12 years after I finish high...
    taiho110 taiho110 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    Everyone kept on telling me that college is supposed to be the best time of your life. Where you actually get together with people you like and enjoy being around. But none of that...
    Zzarcon1 Zzarcon1 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    it's official...I need to leave my house. my parents rely on me too much and my brother does nothing to help us. I have so many responsibilities with my school work. I'm a 4.0...
    marckengenie1 marckengenie1 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    College isn't for me. Not because I have to grow up and make my own decisions but because sit down and learn **** is not what I want to do with my life. When I graduated highschool...
    Gardengnome55 Gardengnome55 18-21, F Feb 2

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    I deleted all my email accounts because I was paranoid people were hacking into them, I deleted my shamiur.rahman.professional@gmail.com account a while back and my shamiur.rahman...
    shamdizzlenew shamdizzlenew 22-25, M Feb 1

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    I am a 27 year old third son out of four with NPD parents from New Jersey where I lived in my parents' house until I graduated from high school. I distinctly remember being 13 (and...
    dylster15 dylster15 26-30, M Jan 31

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    TYPES. OUT FAKE SUMMONS THAT TRACK TO COLLEGE PRINTERS GTFO SCHOLAR IM MAKING OVER 200K FROM NYSE AND FACEBOOK CONSULTING YOUR JUST A HOE WHO FORGES SUMMONS
    BLUESAIDIWON52 BLUESAIDIWON52 51-55, F Jan 31

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    I'm a 150 pound teen in high school who would love to gain. Would it be realistic to double my weight to 300 pounds in college, and if so, what could I do to achieve that goal?
    FutureFat FutureFat 16-17, M Jan 30

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    My college life is the worst. No. It's not the academics that make me feel bad about college. I just hate my everyday life, my surroundings, the people. Last night, I just cried...
    MyNameIsDeadBecauseIKilledIt MyNameIsDeadBecauseIKilledIt 18-21, F Jan 30

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    I think i'm the only kid into tickling in my college. I wish there were more like-minded people here. I've always wanted to be gang tickled by a bunch of my friends. Or maybe a...
    jonathan96 jonathan96 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    Please sign this petition! https://www.change.org/p/american-academy-of-opthalmology-royal-australian-and-new-zealand-college-of-opthalmologists-royal-college-of-opthalmologists...
    jack2256 jack2256 26-30, M Jan 29

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    I've been realizing lately that the people who I will call first no matter the situation are my real friends. I've met alot of nice people who I like to talk to & laugh with but...
    HarmonyVents HarmonyVents 31-35, F Jan 28

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    I would LOVE to get fat, but sadly my only option is to wait until college. If many people unintentionally gain fifteen pounds as freshmen, I could easily double that if I tried...
    FutureFat FutureFat 16-17, M Jan 28

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    I picture college to be way more relaxed and less stressful than high school. cause in high school, its mainly about who is who and who is hip. but in college, I bet nobody really...
    HeySafaaJust HeySafaaJust 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    Dont you guys feel like you are never going to graduate from college?
    lovemovies22 lovemovies22 22-25, M Jan 25

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    There is ever a sentimental prize in doing the inspired good. Having read Letters of my President, Great Grand Father Louis Borno, Great and Good Friend is a classic Title of...
    Grandmere60 Grandmere60 56-60, F Jan 23

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    I'm 34 and just started college... Going for my bachelors in HR Management. I work in HR and love it. But I do find it a challenge to balance my time. Sometimes my job has me...
    Roxvox Roxvox 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    omg i so didnt think that college would be this stressful. all i seem to do is study and even then im still worried about my grades.
    lynnabbie lynnabbie 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 23

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    Just dreamt i was getting booty calls from my ex..but it was off. and everyone kept repeating the same spanish nursery ryhme...creepy. Also dolphins and whales i think would swim...
    Outoforbits Outoforbits 22-25, M Jan 22

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    You people have held me back long enough! I'm going to clown college!
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    I am a senior in college and I am lonely. I'll explain my circumstances and hopefully.... someone can relate or be able to tell me that there's hope for the rest of my life...
    OrangeGirl2 OrangeGirl2 18-21 1 Response Jan 22

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    Considering my doubt on the spiritual and all such it'll sound surprising to my ep friends that I can post something like this. Maybe I've just been in denial, maybe I never wanted...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 22

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    Today sucks already! I was supposed to be at the college by 7:30 a.m. But no I had to wake up late, and I left my wallet in my boyfriends car. I had to race to his house then to...
    andi17 andi17 22-25, F Jan 21

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    One thing about college is that no one makes judgements about what you wear, unless you're one of those fashion conscious people.
    LadyL31786 LadyL31786 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    I have not made any friends here,not that i am seeking such,i do not mind making friends as long as they respect the fact i am in a wonderful relationship with my girlfriend and do...
    sweetteri014 sweetteri014 26-30, F Jan 21

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