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I Think College Is A Big Corporate Scam

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    Medieval - It has to be remembered what a University is and how it came about and why. The first universities were really glorified libraries; books were rare in medieval Europe...
    Ketsan Ketsan 31-35, M 7 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    Too True - This group definitely embodies an opinion I have. Needless to say I dropped out of college my sophmore year.  I was studying electrical engineering, but college would...
    Jacob1080David Jacob1080David 22-25, M 6 Responses Oct 3, 2011

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    Dear Abby, - I applied for a job as a dish washer "technician", but was told I needed a Master's degree in waste management. I then applied for a job to mop floors but alas, I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 3, 2011

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    This guy is a scam, DO NOT send him any money, I Repeat DO NOT SEND HIM ANY MONEY. I sent him 1500.00 and this man has did **** to help me. He will lie to you and tell you to send...
    cparks85 cparks85 26-30 1 day ago

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    I don't even know where to start, I just wish I could just stop thinking about my future assuming I even have one. I stay thinking about what I'm going to do with my life and what...
    Unlucky242 Unlucky242 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    But for really weird things. Like I don't procrastinate on school work or anything. I think the biggest thing I procrastinate on is showering. (Don't worry I shower every day, haha...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Apr 3

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    The Egyptian vulture can certainly offer lot of hope and confidence to large number of people in corporate. More often, the people in corporate give up anything they find hard to...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M 8 hrs ago

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    Brain death of someone dear and near to us often shatters our hope, and hopelessly people harp hopes to put the patient on life support system for sometime and finally the ultimate...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    The people in most corporate develop/inculcate different strategies/techniques to defend themselves from different situations like, from superiors/bosses, from peer group or from...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Mar 17

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    It is not the anger, frustration, enmity, revenge, vengeance, vendetta or the attitude of settling scores that makes the life, its meaning and success, only the purpose of life...
    drsranganathan drsranganathan 41-45, M Mar 30

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    I am currently halfway through my second semester of my freshman year of college. And I absolutely hate it. Everyone says that college is the best time of your life, but mine has...
    HeyImLogan HeyImLogan 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Anyone get scammed in a dating site where you've been asked for money? I have and the mother ******* need to knock it off. Why would you ******* do this to innocent people trying...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Mar 16

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    To all of the lesbians looking for that special someone, do NOT use pinkcupid.com. Nothing but scammers on that site. Every single one of them. Gonna do a blog about those scum...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Mar 22

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Today's a new day, The sun rose, And the sun will set, But it's not the same as yesterday, And it won't be the same as tomorrow. That's what keeps me hanging on, Hope, Like...
    girl3255 girl3255 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I've seen a big difference in myself. I am so glad I quit my job from school, it was too much for me and it was taking away my studying time for my classes. I'm taking 12 hours...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I dated a guy for all of college and would go home every weekend to spend time with him instead of staying at my school and making college friends. I love going out and socializing...
    Love1992xo Love1992xo 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    I am a believer of psychic abilities and the paranormal, but more often than not psychics are full of ****. There was one internet psychic in particular that I confided in several...
    Tears3 Tears3 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Thirty year old male, no high school or college degree, no drivers license, no job, no ambition, in debt, no disabilities and still living with his parents. That's my brother I...
    xMissTix xMissTix 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Considering the whole fundamentalist system is completely rigged to begin with. In their whole belief system, most of humanity goes to hell, and a small number goes to heaven...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 1 Response Apr 1

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    In my opinion, education is an important tool for success in life. I'm not saying you have to be educated to be successful, I'm only saying it will exponentially increase your...
    CosabellaBeauty CosabellaBeauty 26-30, F Apr 2

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    I have a CRAZY story to share with you guys! Here goes: I was leaving a small out of state boarding school that I had attended for a year. I didn't want to make a big scene, (you...
    lifeisatest lifeisatest 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It broke my heart to realize this. But I got to college. I'm in the "Honors Dorms", in fact. And I'm realizing how little you have to do to get by with being considered "honorable...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Dailymail article Professor Semir Zeki, who carried out the brain scan study at University College London, said: "Hate is often considered to be an evil passion that should, in a...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    It all started in elementary school, each year I'd have a new "best friend", and each year I would completely stop being friends with my previous "best friend". I guess its because...
    zoella12 zoella12 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Short commentary mostly directed to the hiring managers out there, the temp agencies, those who assume finding a job is cake: You must have heard, seen it, experienced it a...
    hereweare99 hereweare99 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    Okay, I think that I am going crazy about my future. I have researched colleges and what you do to get in one. I wrote myself a future message with all this info. I even got myself...
    BADLIFEFORME BADLIFEFORME 13-15, F Mar 24

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    I feel like the freedom adults talk about teens inheriting when they go to college is a misleading idea. Superficially perhaps we have more freedom, but are we actually being put...
    Venturawhite Venturawhite 26-30, M Mar 25

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    Getting the degree - I visited some campuses recently. I like the college atmosphere. It was the classes and academics that I didn't care so much for when I first went to college...
    teenotes teenotes 22-25, M Mar 27

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    Well I just joined today despite graduating College this coming 29th of March. I can't believe time fly so fast that it felt like it was only yesterday that I was a freshman...
    raldy raldy 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I'm a full time college student at community college and my first semester was HORRIFIC!! I was walking around the campus with a little map with a clueless look on my face. I must...
    JaimeJackson JaimeJackson 18-21 Apr 5

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    It has been a while since I wrote about my Life . The stresses and strains of everyday life have withheld my hand from travelling back in time from the present into the past . Past...
    AATHREYAARBEEKAY AATHREYAARBEEKAY 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I overheard my gran talking to someone on the phone. She told him that I was too dumb to notice changes around the house. Now, I don't have a social life, namely b/c my friends...
    nicolynn nicolynn 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I'm going to college for Gatroenterology.. i would love to be a doctor in a couple more years to make my parents proud of me. i owe a lot to them. i love them. without them i dont...
    PedacosDontLikeYou PedacosDontLikeYou 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I haven't posted on this in so long but I'm really stuck and I don't know who to talk to about it . Background story : I was entering college as a biology major but during...
    bananasxoxo bananasxoxo 18-21, F Mar 21

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    I haven't posted on this in so long but I'm really stuck and I don't know who to talk to about it . Background story : I was entering college as a biology major but during...
    bananasxoxo bananasxoxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    It's more like I was forced out of college. I made the mistake of going to a large university right off the bat for the diversity in its course offerings. Because I needed to work...
    glassbox27 glassbox27 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I have been in college for 6 years (I'm 24) and I began college straight out of high school. I'm currently at a University working towards my BBA in Marketing. I have changed my...
    dontfloatthemainstream dontfloatthemainstream 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I always think about what I'm going to do after high school. I wonder where I'm going to college, what degree I want, college, and love wise. Will I ever get married? I don't know...
    ElaAltamirano ElaAltamirano 13-15, F 20 hrs ago

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    I cashed in all my chips tonight and combed my hair till it was just right. Cause I've been thinking about you and me girl, and we got something going on. You told me you can't...
    catchphrasejones catchphrasejones 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    I am a freshman at my dream school. Everything is going well. I have great grades, and I already got accepted into my program of studies. While that's all great and exciting, it's...
    Jenbean Jenbean 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I attended a community college on scholarship, graduated with honors, and still got rejected at a 4-year university for scholarships; they barely gave me financial aid but offered...
    blackxrosexyuuki blackxrosexyuuki 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    There are so many careers that I don't believe you don't need a college degree for, honestly.
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Thats why i'm dropping out. College isnt for everyone.
    Lalafancy Lalafancy 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 25

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    I don't test well but I am smart and a good student but I scored really poorly on the sats and my mom yelled at me and called me stupid. I know I can handle college and will do...
    carebare124 carebare124 18-21 1 Response Mar 28

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    before i start i would like to thank anyone who takes the time to read this i have quite a tough decision to make with my education and im turning to this community for some...
    reaper7021020 reaper7021020 18-21 1 Response Apr 5

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    I start my freshman year of college in the fall and I'm SO excited yet SO nervous. I'm excited for living in a dorm and living with a roommate(s), classes (surprisingly), and...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Is there any girl interested in a 300 19 year old hispanic college student
    htmlrulezdood htmlrulezdood 18-21, M Apr 6