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I Want to Go to Grad School

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'll graduate with a bachelors in psychology in the spring. I don't know whether to just get a job or move on to grad school.
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    MadamJulia MadamJulia 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I can respect people who had a good experience at NAU. More power to you guys. Also, congratulations to the new graduates. You guys definitely deserve it. However, my experience...
    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    ...anyone finding post-graduation to be incredibly boring/lonely/dull/frustrating/etc.? Don't get me wrong, I hated just about everything about high school, but...just like...
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    My mom is so sabotaging. The few things I've been invited to by classmates in high school are things she's ruined. She would get an attitude when I would ask her if she would take...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Just graduated from high school. Now, I'm off to college :)
    MegaManX97 MegaManX97 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    When I first began school in pre-school, I loved it. School was exciting to me. I got to meet new friends, play fun games and learn in fun ways. This persisted throughout most of...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    If I went to college I would strive to be a straight A student. In high school I regularly made the honor roll. I'm sure college is a lot more difficult than high school, but I've...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Stressful day today ... Knowing if I'm going to graduate or not ... Finals went as follows : 9 went great , 1 went ok , 2 went horrible . Failed maths and history for sure...
    GirlNextDoor4U GirlNextDoor4U 18-21, T Jun 25

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    Eneal1202 Eneal1202 16-17, M Jun 22

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    perrytctctc perrytctctc 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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