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I Want to Go to Grad School

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Working on my research paper....uggh. Please distract me lol
    zenabarn zenabarn 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 25

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    Before going to grad school I want to take a year off and travel Europe. Save up all the money I can beforehand and just go. Screw loans and bills. Live life for a short time...
    Beijodeabacaxi Beijodeabacaxi 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I find it funny how my school has very little fair weather friends, but only because there are so many depressed and stressed kids at school that a friend like that would have no...
    XxFirepawsxX XxFirepawsxX 13-15, F 47 mins ago

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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 Apr 23

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    I feel like events from my past are consuming me and most of the time I feel like I'm going crazy. I've been depressed for a while,it started two years ago. For Middle School I...
    YOdawgaga YOdawgaga 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    I have finished school and I want a career as an actor. I have recently looked on a bunch of actors websites and they all want resumes. The only work I have done is a lead role...
    JewStar4Life JewStar4Life 22-25, F May 5

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    I read a quote from Albert Einstein, and we have something huge in common, our distaste for school. It seems like all they do is prepare us for tests and exams. Once we take that...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 29

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    I don't know what to do about school anymore. I can't seem to focus on ANYTHING like I used to. I find myself constantly pulling my phone out of my backpack during class because I...
    amanda813 amanda813 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't know what to do about school anymore. I can't seem to focus on ANYTHING like I used to. I find myself constantly pulling my phone out of my backpack during class because I...
    amanda813 amanda813 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    0.77. I remember that Google was mentioned on "60 minutes" 0.78. I am not afraid of dogs 1. "As good as it gets" - it was an interesting movie 2. Sometimes my keyboard-playing are...
    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M Apr 29

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    Hi, I'm graduating from high school and I think I'm not ready for college, it may sounds exaggerated but I wanna die, I barely pass high school, do homework and projects its very...
    SusAssasins SusAssasins 16-17, F 2 Responses May 6

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    I can't believe I'll be a high schooler next year! After this Thursday I start my summer break!!! ~(' - '~) To be honest after I've looked past my 8th grade year it has gone by so...
    innocentflower innocentflower 13-15, F 5 days ago

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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...
    Galatziaa Galatziaa 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    100.) I woke today very bored. Sitting in my house with nothing to do and found this experience and thought it will kill sometime. 99.) I grew in a small town just outside of...
    tornsin tornsin 31-35, M 5 Responses Apr 26

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    i hate going to school. Due to unfortunate circumstances I've wound up as a community college freshman at the ripe age of 27. Everyday im surrounded by fellow students that are...
    foxyoxy123 foxyoxy123 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    1. My name is Alissa 2. I am 18 years old 3. I am working to become a makeup artist 4. I love smoking but I hate cigarettes(I only smoke vapor, cannabis , and occasionally...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 10 Responses May 3

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    I'm stopping at 60 or 50 lol. 1) I'm allergic to any food or drink that's purple. 2) I was a smiling baby when I came out the womb (no joke) 3) I have one brother and two...
    n0ah n0ah 13-15, M 3 Responses May 11

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    I dream sometimes my school is Hogwarts. I've never had other teachers except for Professor Mcgonagle. (However you spell her name). Mind you I don't go to school. It's been 15...
    Balloonboy33 Balloonboy33 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    It really sucks. I didn't think I would care as much but now that I'm seeing everyone on my Facebook timeline with their pictures and their hats and gowns and diplomas it really...
    infinitelovexo infinitelovexo 18-21, F 23 hrs ago

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    just graduated last night from the biggest graduating class in my school district!! congrats to the 700 others who graduated with me!
    meow1019 meow1019 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    1) favorite color is black 2) I like to watch YouTube 3) I love animals 4) my favorite animals are puppies 5) I'm a Leo 6) my name is tori 7) I want to change my name to Jemma 8...
    LiveOnYourRadio LiveOnYourRadio 13-15, F Apr 30

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    1. Not sure I can finish this list lol 2. I have a birthmark 3. I love running 4. I do cross country running and track 5. I love to sing 6. Sometimes I feel like my brother hates...
    Icrossmyheart Icrossmyheart 13-15, F 4 Responses May 1

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    I didn't finish this whole science project thing we had at our school. The teacher finally caught up on me, I quote, " Do you know why I made your class do this" I then proceed to...
    soulostangels soulostangels 13-15, F May 13

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    Okay people, be warned this is a long one, and I am not very good at grammar, so please do not hate! :) It started in third grade. I was not very popular, and had NO Freinds. I was...
    PurpleStripez PurpleStripez 22-25, F May 3

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    So my boyfriend has 15 more days before he graduated from BMT (he's an airman) we've talked a lot about getting married the weekend of graduation or after tech school. My question...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 5

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    I'm in my school's wind symphony as a sophomore; huge accomplishment. I want to quit though. I'm taking AP English 3 next year and pre-ap algebra 2. I want to focus on school next...
    kloudkat kloudkat 16-17, T 1 Response May 12

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    I love learning. Learning gives me a sense of fulfillment. But when I was in school, I didn't learn anything. Well, that's not entirely true. I learned how cruel and judgmental...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 4 days ago

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    Do you think our grades can decide how intelligent we are? For me I think exam just test our memory, but the important is what we produce. I admit that I have never gotten a good...
    Heyjin Heyjin 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    In English they are preparing us for this test called the ECA. I hate how picky they are with how we write and prepare for our essays. We have been practicing this "Pass Plus" pre...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 1 Response May 8

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    I got in trouble twice in elementary school. I got taken to the counselor's office for calling myself a failure when I was in 1st grade. In 5th grade, the guy who I had a crush on...
    babysoph babysoph 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I have been busting my tail to be caught up in my classes and now that I am they spring up the fact that even if I have a passing grade I still fail if I don't make a 70 or above...
    abp62626 abp62626 16-17, M Apr 29

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    June 6th I am graduating, and laving school! WOOHOO
    ZacDaniel ZacDaniel 18-21, M May 10

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    may 22nd,2015 is when I'm graduating.west boca community high school
    RodrigoGalindo730 RodrigoGalindo730 18-21, M May 11

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