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I Returned To College Late In Life

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    I'm A Late Bloomer...

    I did well at school, but never had the opportunity to study once I left school. I had to get married, and then the kids just used up all the energy and resources that was available. When I was 34 I started studying part- time for my Diploma. I finished that now I am upgrading...
    Grieta Grieta 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 4, 2011

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    Not The Easiest Thing

    After 21 years in the military, I wondered what to do with the rest of my life. A lot of soul searching and it occurred to me that I might like to teach. I was an avid reader so the tought started to become clearer that college teaching might be the way to go. The MA wasn't bad...
    Fogarty Fogarty 51-55, M Mar 20, 2011

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    33 Years!

    Yes, 33 years after I graduated high school, I returned to college. Actually, I *should* say I went to college for the first time. I took the option of going to school, after having been laid off for the fifth time in ten years, inluding from a company I had worked for for...
    gillianmcg gillianmcg 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 26, 2010

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    sooo here is the complete list of courses I will be taking next year :D (for the most part) I know this is REALLY long - but I coppied and pasted it from a word doc I made - and I...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel like mistakes aren't inherently a bad thing. We had a group discussion about this in a college class of mine and everybody admitted to have made some mistakes in their life...
    ringo51 ringo51 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    This is my graduation picture from college, and this was taken on the first days of 2014. Besides my diploma, this is one of the proofs that I completed five years of studying...
    denkenistdanken denkenistdanken 22-25, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I really have nothing to show for myself. I just quit my job due to medical issues, & I took a "break" from college 2 years ago. I want to go back, but it's so expensive, & I don...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I was born in 1995. The first ten years of my life were hard. I was constantly made fun of. I had great grades, which kids loathed. They beat me up if I was better than them at...
    childlover4evr childlover4evr 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I've been feeling pretty lousy lately. Im in college, I'm a freshmen so most of my classes are just my gen eds, which is fine but besides class I dont really get out much. I went...
    thinkingoutloudx thinkingoutloudx 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    I posted a confession about this, but I didn't know there was a group. Want to know the real reason as to why I didn't go to college and still not going to? It's not because I...
    TransmutedHeart TransmutedHeart 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    Bob Duggan is an passionate sportsperson and has actually been all his life. He matured in San Jose and attended St. Francis Senior high school in Mountain View where he...
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    My life is not satisfying, it is not enjoyable and I feel like I am merely waiting for it to pass. I moved countries about 18 months ago but have not yet done anything that makes...
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    He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
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    Hi everyone! I have been reading your experiences here and I decided to post my story so far, I just feel I need to get it out there of I will burst. I and hope to get some advice...
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    I just got done writing a story about all the Latex Clothing i received for Christmas but E.P. deleted it! So sorry you won"t hear about it!
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    I would go back to November 2013 when my brother was still here. We just had thanksgiving at my house and played Xbox 360. It was the best day ever. I miss him terribly. I wish I...
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    hi my name is doug I am a 43 year old man basically had to quit my jobs 3 years ago I was a licensed firemen and paramedics and I also worked on small engines and vehicles all my...
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    Hey everyone, just an update: I have graduated college, and had my finals last week. Now this Thursday is my portfolio show, so wish me luck. I've been extremely busy lately which...
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    Bob Duggan is an avid sportsman and has been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and attended St. Francis Senior high school in Mountain View where he played basketball. He...
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    Bob Duggan is an devoted sportsman and has actually been all his life. He matured in San Jose and attended St. Francis Senior high school in Mountain View where he played...
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    I’ve decided to leave Radford after this semester. Graduation, originally planned for spring, looked like it was going to be pushed backeven further, and I am not willingto stay...
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    Bob Duggan is an devoted sportsperson and has been all his life. He matured in San Jose and attended St. Francis Senior high school in Mountain View where he played basketball...
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    Bob Duggan is an avid sportsman and has been all his life. He matured in San Jose and went to St. Francis Secondary school in Mountain View where he played basketball. He also...
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    Bob Duggan is an devoted sportsperson and has been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and attended St. Francis Secondary school in Mountain View where he played basketball. He...
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    Bob Duggan is an passionate sportsman and has actually been all his life. He matured in San Jose and went to St. Francis Secondary school in Mountain View where he played...
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    Bob Duggan is an avid sportsman and has actually been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis Secondary school in Mountain View where he played basketball...
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    Bob Duggan is an passionate sportsman and has been all his life. He matured in San Jose and went to St. Francis Senior high school in Mountain View where he played basketball...
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    Bob Duggan is an devoted sportsperson and has been all his life. He matured in San Jose and went to St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. He also...
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    He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
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    He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
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    Bob Duggan is an avid sportsperson and has actually been all his life. He matured in San Jose and went to St. Francis Senior high school in Mountain View where he played...
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    Bob Duggan is an avid sportsman and has actually been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. He...
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    Bob Duggan is an avid sportsman and has actually been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis Secondary school in Mountain View where he played basketball...
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    Bob Duggan is an avid sportsperson and has been all his life. He matured in San Jose and went to St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. He...
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    Bob Duggan is an avid sportsman and has been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. He likewise...
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    Bob Duggan is an passionate sportsperson and has been all his life. He matured in San Jose and attended St. Francis Senior high school in Mountain View where he played...
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    Bob Duggan is an avid sportsman and has actually been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis Secondary school in Mountain View where he played basketball...
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    Bob Duggan is an devoted sportsperson and has been all his life. He matured in San Jose and attended St. Francis Senior high school in Mountain View where he played basketball...
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    Bob Duggan is an devoted sportsman and has been all his life. He matured in San Jose and attended St. Francis Secondary school in Mountain View where he played basketball. He...
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    Bob Duggan is an passionate sportsperson and has actually been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis Senior high school in Mountain View where he played...
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    Bob Duggan is an devoted sportsperson and has been all his life. He matured in San Jose and attended St. Francis Senior high school in Mountain View where he played basketball...
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    Bob Duggan is an devoted sportsman and has actually been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis Secondary school in Mountain View where he played...
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