I Never Went to College

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    Never Did...

     ....but wished I did....I got my O levels but other commitments stopped me from going to college. Sometimes I think about going to nightschool but never decide on what subjects.....  Sammy Jo Duponte x  
    Samm199294 Samm199294
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Jul 27, 2008

    Can't Afford It!

    How am I supposed to afford it? I already have to work full time and then some to support myself and family. We need all the money we can get; I can't be losing hours like that. And say I do get a loan, but never end up finding a better job that suits me after all. How...
    missynegative missynegative
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 1, 2008

    Nope, Didn't.

    And the funny thing is that both my children will, if I have anything to say about it. One already is, thank the gods. One will in a few years. Not going to college worked for me years ago at the time. It doesn't work anymore for young adults if they want to have half a chance...
    mouse2cheese mouse2cheese
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jul 19, 2008

    Didn't Go, and I Have No Interest In Going.

    I think it's sad that so many people these days graduate high school, jump straight into college, and then go to work for someone else for the rest of their lives.  Simply put, I'm not interested in being a part of that.  That works well for some people.  Maybe...
    Sidira Sidira
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 9, 2008

    Don't Judge Me.

    I never went to college,and I feel like people judge me for it. Yes I am a high school drop out. No I did not go to college. Does that mean I am stupid? Does it really mean that I am uneducated? Or do I just have a different kind of education? Why do they insist on making me feel...
    raewings raewings
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Apr 9, 2008

    I Can't Afford It...

    I want to but right now I can't afford it plus I don't have the credit to take out a loan. Plus my family wont help with cosigning. I really want to go but its expensive and its money I dont have to spend. I can do the scholarship thing but after that then what? Where is the...
    sparecincture sparecincture
    18-21, F
    Feb 14, 2010
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