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I Want to Go to Grad School

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    Visiting Schools

    After taking a year off after undergrad, I'm going to look at grad schools this month. I"m still not really sure I want to go, I just dont know what else to do.
    mccluresm mccluresm 22-25, F Oct 15, 2008

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    Gre.

    i guess i'm going to take the GRE sometime this year...i know most people aren't too excited about that but it makes me happy because it gives me more options. i also plan on getting my passport this year, that way if i can get into a study abroad program that part will be...
    foreverchrysallis foreverchrysallis 18-21, F Jun 16, 2011

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    The only thing I've ever really,

    i mean really wanted in my life was to work hard and become a doctor. Up until a year and a half ago i knew i could do it, then my dad decided to ruin my life by abusing alcohol. Looking at med schools and seeing all my friends pursue their dreams makes me hate him even more...
    sadgirl233 sadgirl233 22-25, F Jun 30, 2014

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    My dream is to attend graduate school in

    Iceland! Please read my story and help or share!GoFundeMe:  Kat's Grad School in Iceland
    kitsciencekat kitsciencekat 22-25, F Mar 2

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    Inner Monologue of the Day

    I don't want to do "Nothing" for another two years, so grad school? Oh, effing applications and recommendations and portfolios and transcripts! I need some kind of skill or something tangible so that I can get a damn job already. I hate other people's rude kids so the...
    mmmcookies mmmcookies 26-30 1 Response Sep 9, 2008

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    After I Graduate...

    After I graduate and earn enough money, I want to get my Master's in nursing, so I could become a Nurse Practitioner in either psychiatric nursing or pediatric nursing.
    animallover110293 animallover110293 18-21, F Jan 28, 2013

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    Boulder

    Tomorrow I'm hopping on a plane to Colorado to go check out the campus at Boulder. I was accepted to the school 2 years ago but because my mom was going through a tough time and I'm an only child, I stuck around and deferred my acceptance.Let me not blame my delayed graduate...
    ObliviousPunk ObliviousPunk 26-30, F Dec 2, 2011

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    Going Back

    i attempted to go to grad school a few years ago and i didn't finish.  now i'm going back, maybe starting the second half of the summer.  i applied and i was accepted into the program that i want.  my job will pay for most of it so i figure why not.  then...
    geenpunchbuggie geenpunchbuggie 31-35 Mar 25, 2009

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    Gradschool Apps

    I have wanted to go to graduate school for the last 5 years (I transferred) if I don't get in it scares me to start in a different direction. My plan B is ITT tech so I at least have a marketable skill and i am not stuck out here for another year in the recession. If I don't get...
    thoughtshopefull thoughtshopefull 31-35 Jan 8, 2013

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    I was pretty much made fun of/bullied my whole life... Well from 1st grade till 12th. I don't really know why I was made fun of... Was it because I have selective mutism? Or the...
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    In a way. I was still very lonely but I overall enjoyed elementary. A elderly lady that was a librarian at our town library came once a month with a bag full of books to promote...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F Mar 26

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    High school graduation is in a couple of weeks from now for me and I ain't attending despite what everyone else thinks or claims to know is best for me.....I wish to celebrate with...
    lonewolf2323 lonewolf2323 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    They did it! They studied hard and now it’s almost time for them to walk across that stage, shake hands with their schoolmasters, take their diplomas and go out into the world...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M Apr 14

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    I have always been better at self learning. For some reason most teachers just bore me to death. Give me a math book, I'll enjoy teaching myself and I'll ace that test. Give me a...
    AngelKryptonite AngelKryptonite 22-25, F Mar 26

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    It wasn't voluntary by any means. I was hanging out with a "friend" in 7th grade; for the purposes of this story, let's call her Jane. She was the only person who would talk to me...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    High school makes you release that you only need at lest three true friends & the rest are just fake. Agree?
    brownhairdontcare3 brownhairdontcare3 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I used to believe that eating the seed to an apple would cause an apple to grow in your stomach, back in elementary school.. x'D
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    From grade one to grade eight. Going to catholic school was much different than my peers who attended public school. Catholic school demands strict discipline. The structure begins...
    Hm3454 Hm3454 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Right now I am really stress about grade 12 and the navy... Because I average 50 - 65% in my core subjects where as with classes that are hand on such as construction tec and...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Graduating high school tomorrow ! I already finished my classes but I still have to finish my resume and a few other things so after that I'll be done ! I went to a school to...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 33 Responses Apr 13

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    Many people say hate is a strong word, but when I say I hate school, I mean it. I hate it from the bottom of my heart. I hate it to the core. Today was my first day back to school...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Why isn't life simple? This June I will graduate with my NP and I find myself as lost as I was when I graduated from high school and nursing school. Jumping from the academic...
    Marcette88 Marcette88 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I have a long story so .. Hope you stick around. As far as I can remember, I loved school. I enjoyed the feeling of seeing my friends and learning something new everyday. Was it...
    Jclove1 Jclove1 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Yup. I liked going to school up until kindergarten. Pre-school was fun. I went to pre-school from age 3 to age 5. I loved it, and remember a lot of what happened back then. Then at...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    At school people think of me as this crazy drunkard who's always looking for a good time; thats partially true. I have friends, who I know aren't true to me in the slightest, and...
    nutcasee nutcasee 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    The honors kids in my school are such self-righteous and arrogant losers. They literally think they're better than everyone else because they have the highest grades when I myself...
    MegaManZero97 MegaManZero97 16-17, M 8 Responses Apr 11

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    I had been considering dropping out since my freshman year, and inevitably decided to leave my senior year... 5 months before graduation. I know this sounds completely nonsensical...
    hippiesugar hippiesugar 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    I'm living through all this hurt and pain, This is my story... I was a woman trapped in an infant's body, Four years past my birth, I experienced feelings a mature or married...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The 9th of September 2013, I enrolled myself in a Nursing school to become a nursing assistant. Our principal told us to write a letter to ourselves in case we lost motivation...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 3

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    Well, this popped up on the side of my screen, and I read some stories. Being pretty bored, I figured, ‘Why not?’ Hope this isn’t too annoying. :P Here goes. 1. My name is...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I have always been that shy girl when I was younger I was really outgoing like any normal 1st-5th grader would be, but around 6th-7th grade I got told by some seniors in my school...
    cbanda123 cbanda123 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 7

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    I can't believe it, less than a semester of school and I am completely done high school. Then it's on to electrical engineering and nanotechnology. I am graduating two years early...
    snowunderthestars snowunderthestars 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Ba, I'm sorry. Sorry for everything. Ever since you got full custody of me at the age of 12, I've been giving you such a hard time. I was close to you before all that. I was "daddy...
    SweetRose22 SweetRose22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    The one thing I hate is how no one does anything about any of this. We can hate school all we want but until something gets done about it it'll just keep happening. But please...
    devinprater devinprater 18-21, M Mar 29

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    in grade 3/4 i had a crush on Brie Lambert my name is Jack Dedam so im not sure if i should ask her out i mean shes 9-10 and im almost 11 she is in grade 3 in grade 2, she was...
    SuperCleanFist SuperCleanFist 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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