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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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    And got an email from a professor this morning to take a withdrawing fail instead of the fail I was about to receive. Awesome. He was a dbag anyways. -__- just feel like a failure...
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    I used to cry everyday in grade school, lol I was such a baby. Would cry over the most little things. I'm middle school I calm downed, didn't cry a much. I only cry twice at...
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    I've been there, in grade school & jr high, I get beat up all the time & unbelievable things kids would do, back then there were no Internet or a pc back in my days my generation...
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    Some are very import an to me, others just silly facts =) I would love to know 10 things about you, feel free to share... 1. I'm a virgin 2. I'm waiting till the right one 3. I...
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    I was bullied all through grade school thats y im a closed book oh and heres the best part i got in trouble when i was bullied and the ******** who where bullying me got off with...
    Blueclaw Blueclaw 16-17, M Sep 29

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    The ability to read. Back in ye' old grade school i had a tough time learning to read in english due to me attending a korean preschool and only knowing how to speak and read in...
    WorldTrigger WorldTrigger 18-21, M Oct 15

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    Sometimes my dad yells at me. Sometimes he tells me I'm not good enough. He says I'm stupid, fat, weird, or that I'm a freak. Sometimes he raises his voice at me and other times...
    alicefloe alicefloe 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My parents think I haven't been exposed to any of these bad things going on. They think I'm so quiet and shy. But I'm loud and cocky. Dumb but smart. I don't want a school career...
    EMAbiggestfans1D EMAbiggestfans1D 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I want to change the way I talk to people. I want to ask them how they are. I want to make sure they're okay before we enter conversation. I want to change the way I walk. I want...
    acorn288 acorn288 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Not only was I the kid who listened to the wrong music, had a massive fringe and probably some of the skinniest school trowsers in my year. I was also the only kid to take drama in...
    GWSandwich GWSandwich 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    I want to go back in time and change everything. I've dropped out, I've ****** up my life, I've let depression get me, I've ruined everything. I want to go back and start over, I...
    Darkthoughtsallover Darkthoughtsallover 16-17, F 20 mins ago

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    I got paddled all the time at school, but I think I might have one slightly unique here. I went to a Catholic school, a Baptist School, and Public schools. The differences are...
    ShaneNelson ShaneNelson 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 17

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    I was homeschooled up until 6th grade because of a few things, 1: i was not doing my work 2: my Dad was recently in a car crash and my mom could not handle that and my fights to do...
    Guitarman738 Guitarman738 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    My school is very ghetto and im not making this to be racist but its filled with african americans and mexicans and theres hardly any white people. Considering i am white there are...
    johnnykman johnnykman 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    So its still happening til now. its not something that i made up, nor it is something from 1950s. its basically just my life in highschool. I just graduated from middle school...
    barbie13 barbie13 13-15, F Oct 11

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    So its still happening til now. its not something that i made up, nor it is something from 1950s. its basically just my life in highschool. I just graduated from middle school...
    barbie13 barbie13 13-15, F Oct 11

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    So its still happening til now. its not something that i made up, nor it is something from 1950s. its basically just my life in highschool. I just graduated from middle school...
    barbie13 barbie13 13-15, F Oct 11

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    So its still happening til now. its not something that i made up, nor it is something from 1950s. its basically just my life in highschool. I just graduated from middle school...
    barbie13 barbie13 13-15, F Oct 11

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    Okay so there was once this girl. Lets say her name was....Sunny. and sunny was very small and quiet so she got ignored a lot. No one in her family really paid any attention to her...
    bored25123 bored25123 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I KNOW my (soon to be ex) wife of 10+ years is a "serial cheater" who didn't give a rat's a** about the swaths of devastation she was creating or enabling with her multiple...
    TheExWifeorcist TheExWifeorcist 56-60, M 59 mins ago

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    This is my first time on this and story that true about me about why I want more confidents When I was in 8th grade it was in the afternoon at the end of school and before anyone...
    segio1818 segio1818 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 6

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    So, since sixth grade (I am now in tenth), I have struggled with my academics. My reading level went from being a college level to being at like an eighth grade level, my math is...
    xxbrokengirl98xx xxbrokengirl98xx 13-15, F Oct 16

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    My 2 best friends we shall call Mitch and Brandon in order to protect there identity. Now it's been over 8 years since we first met. I was the new kid I moved across my country...
    whilah whilah 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    I didn't graduate high school, but I graduated from College with a 3.6 GPA. Is this a sign that the public school system in our society is extremely flawed and biased ? In other...
    Ruizf2 Ruizf2 26-30 1 Response Sep 30

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    I was visiting one weekend and watching as my siblings just did whatever they pleased as usual. Even though when id been in school id always got good grades, i had rarely been...
    compassionateear compassionateear 46-50 Oct 2

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    Hate it with a passion. I'm always being told I'm lucky I get a free education but that's not what it is anymore. Hardly any teachers are there to actually teach, they're there to...
    Blackbirdy13 Blackbirdy13 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    all i can say is, school sucks. i'm not bullied, never bullied, i have a lot of friends, to be honest, i thing i was kinda popular, but now i feel like i'm too cool for school. i...
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 16-17, F Sep 25

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    I only have one friend at school really everyone else bullies me, I'm small we don't have a lot of money and sometimes I have had to have some of my sisters hand me downs not...
    YngLee YngLee 13-15, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I was a teacher who administered corporal punishment. I was a teacher and later headmaster, mainly at a coeducational prep school for boys and girls aged 8 to 13. I started...
    oldmanjimbo oldmanjimbo 70+, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I used to have a physics teacher who would wander round the lab twirling a Bunsen burner rubber tube. And if you weren't sat up straight on your stool...... The Rural Studies...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 hrs ago

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    1) I'm a senior in high school. 2) I'm an open minded person. 3) I love watching animes. 4) I like reading quotes and sayings. 5) I am very loyal to my friends. 6) I have...
    Meloryne Meloryne 16-17, F 1 Response 56 mins ago

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    The semester isn't even half way over and I'm already skipping most if my classes. I'll literally wake up walk to my car (I live off campus) and just get so completely distracted...
    alyssakayart alyssakayart 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    My last game high school game in the playoffs the UW Wisconsin coach was there. I didn't know it. He came to see someone else. From a town of 1,200 and 87 in my graduating class...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    I entered first grade at age 3 going on 4, graduated elementary school at 12, I know that's young, I was the youngest in my class by a lot. just curious what's the average age that...
    Sklein1 Sklein1 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    So my freshman year of college. I went in, confident, knowing I was better than everyone there, and with an attitude. I quickly made a lot of friends, and well, like every other...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F Oct 11

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    My grades: ESL B 84%, Math B 83%, Science B 84%, History A 95%, Chorus A+ 100%, Enrichment A+ 98%, Gym A- 91%. Last year i had all A's and B's. This year i want to have all A's. I...
    LizAnaG LizAnaG 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It's really hard to hold my grades up. I am failing one class, I am just passing math, I am doing ok in Art, and I am doing really good in Agrifoods (the class where you learn...
    minecraftmaniac1998 minecraftmaniac1998 16-17, M Oct 6

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    1.) I'm a libra 2.) my birthday is October 10 3.) I'm 17 4.) I'm a girl 5.) I am the youngest in my family 6.) I have one older sister 7.) I'm in 11th grade 8.) I have blonde hair...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    So my target for the end of this school year is a B. But.. When my teacher came today she told me she needed to speak to me about my grade. I got super scared that I was failing...
    SlowlyDrifting SlowlyDrifting 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    This is my letter/email to mom that I am coming out tomorrow. Comments please on how you feel about this. I really need to know if you think she really got my point across that I...
    TransAsian TransAsian 26-30, T 1 Response 5 days ago