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I Think College Is A Big Corporate Scam

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    Should I Chase My Dreams?

    I'm a big fan of Astronomy since I was a kid and now, it's becoming hard for me because I also want to pursue that dream... yet there are a lot of hindrance. Right now, I'm taking up Entrepreneurial Management in one of the universities here in my country. I also have an interest...
    AnimeShugosha AnimeShugosha 18-21, F Aug 29, 2013

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    Education grooms you to fit into a role

    as a drone. Life is just a hamster wheel until you die.
    Brightfuture99 Brightfuture99 31-35, F Oct 1, 2014

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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 needed 4 years of schooling on how to "not slip and die," otherwise known as "janitorial skills." My last...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 3, 2011

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    Has become, it is not about education.

    It is not about learning, growing or exploring. You are taught largely, what used to be taught in High school, undergrad at least. High School Should be where you are ready to work in todays society, with a well rounded education in practical subjects. Everybody to college...
    xxorama xxorama 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 4, 2015

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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 never explicitly tell me how to make a car run on water, and no company is hiring graduated engineers for doing...
    Jacob1080David Jacob1080David 26-30, M 6 Responses Oct 3, 2011

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    With my college my teachers were to help us

    find a job. Instead we had to find jobs on our own. Not very happy with them at all.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 2, 2014

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    Can Anyone Say Earning A Degree Made A Difference In Their Life? (corporate Politics Aside)

    I understand studying can pay off (not will), degrees can (not guarantee) help with acquiring a new job or advancement within a company. However, not every position, not every profession puts so much weight on a degree unless the work requires very special expertise that can't be...
    knightsire knightsire 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 15, 2012

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    It costs $140 to just apply

    for university. You can only apply to three programs though. Every additional program costs $50. Then when you start you have to pay thousands of dollars in tuition each semester. You also have to pay thousands each semester for your textbooks. If you decide to live in a dorm or...
    IntrovertedKat IntrovertedKat 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2015

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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 because they took years to write out by hand and so they were hard and expensive to acquire. Universities were...
    Ketsan Ketsan 31-35, M 7 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    If your husband says that you should try losing some weight do you change just for him even if you are happy in your own skin? I don't consider my self overweight I just have...
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    I think it's interesting when people tell you how they think of you. It could be good or it could be bad. Would you guys like to tell me? c:
    lilykitten1998 lilykitten1998 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Love looking at flat chested and small girls. Love fantasizing about a man's big hands and tongue all over them.
    plmxaq1 plmxaq1 26-30, F 7 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Yeah, well happens to people. People taking advantage of other people. But I'm so gonna make things right and I hope it all goes well!
    itcheru itcheru 22-25, F 1 day 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 1 day ago

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    Recently I have been piecing history together. Putting the pieces together of Nostradamus, the things I was "taught" in history, current laws and debates etc. it's all very...
    glitternglamxo glitternglamxo 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I think I'm leaving because I'm tried of rude people I was just blocked because I have a boyfriend all I wanted was some friends that what I'm looking for are friends and maybe a...
    Vampiregirl9 Vampiregirl9 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    my biggest flaw is how deeply i think. it isolates me from everyone around myself because no one seems to understand me, they can't relate at all. so, i as a result am just left...
    littlemissblondie littlemissblondie 16-17, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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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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    there is nothing better than the first night at the femme domme bar with a new tiny hung freshman! there he is thinking he is going to have an erotic experience and two woman...
    tinyweenies tinyweenies 46-50, F 7 Responses 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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    Felisa58 is a scammer. She moved really quick, trying to get $200 for her daughter's birthday.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 1

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    When I am at work, or away from my hubby, I think about him and I get all happy and warm inside! Then a big smile comes across my face! When i was at work on Friday I got that big...
    deedeebeebee deedeebeebee 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    Ive been living with my partner for more than 7 years now. We have 3 boys under 5 years old and we met when i was 18. 3 years ago we found out he has an Asperger, type of autism...
    superkates superkates 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    You've exploited and stolen the music, the moment The magic, the passion, the fashion, you toy with The culture was never yours to make better You're Miley, you're Elvis, you're...
    AC1225 AC1225 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    Well currently, instead of doing my sociology homework, I've decided to give myself a free day and watch youtube videos, anime, and the Big Bang Theory because who wouldn't want to...
    Ellenwwin Ellenwwin 18-21, F 3 Responses 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...
    aLittleLamp aLittleLamp 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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    The rate of how most people are tagging and complaining about Nigerian as a scam is alarming and disgraceful.I represent my Noble country in good conduct without blemish.
    experiencenature experiencenature 36-40, M Jan 29

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    I feel like I've taken such a ridiculously long time to figure myself out. I've been wondering about my sexuality for about 5 years now. It's been a constant cycle of denial and...
    feelingfoolishlame feelingfoolishlame 18-21, F Jan 28

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    Saw this on Facebook, Reposting it here Interesting fact: Mussolini, Hitler, and Franco were all "fascists," not "socialists." They HATED socialism. One fascist thinker of the...
    OldRacer OldRacer 70+, M Jan 28

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    I think that I'm a pretty normal guy. I'm definitely not bad looking, but I'm not ridiculously handsome either. I used to be really antisocial, but over the past few years I've...
    lliilliill lliilliill 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    I have been a gainer for going on 4 years now. I used to be an athletic runner until I learned the joys of being fat once I started college. I started gaining pretty quickly and...
    ChubbyQ ChubbyQ 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 27

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    I'd like to know the justification for the steady and significant rise in tuition fees. Academic salaries have been frozen for some time. We need skilled and qualified...
    Sofiiamafia Sofiiamafia 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 26

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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 3 Responses Jan 26

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    DESIREDATINGAGENCY101 DESIREDATINGAGENCY101 51-55, M Jan 25

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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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    I met this scammer online once.He was quick to profess his undying love which was already unreal to me. One day,he asked me for a photo of my boobs.So I gave him a photo of boobs...
    SingapuraGirl SingapuraGirl 36-40, F Jan 23

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    I am starting to think I should not go to college. Everyone views going to college as being smart and on the road to success. But be smart... If everyone thinks college is how you...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox 16-17, M Jan 23

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