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I Want to Go to Grad School

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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I just finished a grad level literature class in realism/naturalism and I'm so glad it's over! I love writing and I really love English, but I sure don't love literary analysis.
    Raeyna Raeyna 46-50, F Nov 8

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    When I was in my 20's I went to school to be a massage therapist and now ten years later I wish I had finished. So to all the people I will never meet help me out massage keeps...
    americoma americoma 31-35, M Nov 14

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    Though I have graduated, the majority of my schooling took place in alternative schools. The only thing I didn't really care for about it was the lack of actual learning. Many of...
    joshmkoloj joshmkoloj 18-21, M Nov 3

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    1. I was born in Germany, but my German's not so good. 2. I moved from Korea to US in high school, but I sound like a native English speaker. 3. I love learning languages. 4. I...
    ivw321 ivw321 22-25, F Nov 16

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    Rules: Answer the questions, tag the person that tagged you and tag some other people that you want to know more about. Have fun What was your: Last beverage – Water with...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 5 Responses Nov 3

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    How are you, really? Not so great I'm feeling pretty down How do you feel right now? Sad and betrayed What are you thinking about? Boy problems lol What’s your favorite color...
    reneelove1 reneelove1 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I will apply next year for graduate school :) :)
    Moeraz Moeraz 22-25, M Oct 26

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    This morning I woke up and showered with my husband like I do every morning. We get ready together every morning, even though we hardly say a word to each other as we do. We shower...
    katinbell katinbell 22-25, F 10 Responses Oct 30

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    I recently weighed myself and I've gone down to 177 pounds which is 23 pounds from my heaviest. I plan on staying lighter for about 2 more years, when I'll graduate high school and...
    fattyfatfatfat15 fattyfatfatfat15 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    I know violence isn't an answer but if some one is going to want to fight me or bully me I ant going to just let them do it and hey it got them to go away.. Here's my stories on my...
    madison57 madison57 13-15, M 15 hrs ago

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    I am having a hard time with something and it is a little scary for me. After my break up with my ex, I had met another guy, he was really charming and adorable well so I thought...
    Canadianchick94 Canadianchick94 18-21, F 26 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    So here's my story... My first year of high school was full of many new things. It was where I closed many doors and opened new ones. One of the doors I opened was a new...
    TyDy TyDy 16-17, F Nov 9

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    Well, this is something embarrassing that HAPPENED to me. It was in seventh grade, and when I was living in Texas, every year, my school put on this huge production. I was the lead...
    ThisIsJustForFun ThisIsJustForFun 13-15, F Nov 13

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    MY STORY: Oh, gee, where to start. I have had a good, godly life soon to be surpassing 15 years. God is the creator of the universe, and every single thing in it; God is eternal...
    adventurernumber1 adventurernumber1 13-15, M Nov 1

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    I want to starve myself. I hate looking at these stupid girls at school that have huge boobs or a good looking butt and chicken legs and I'm right here covering myself up with over...
    JJsGirl19 JJsGirl19 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Ok so ever since I was young, I wasn't allowed to have friends. By high school I had a hand full but we wouldn't get too close because I wasn't allowed to hang out with anyone...
    delgadomagali123 delgadomagali123 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 16

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    To the God whom i thought i knew, We are an entire generation with the broken pieces of our religion scattered on the floor around us. We are the children who learned fake...
    Ellabella95 Ellabella95 18-21 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    In our rural school in the southern mid-west grades 1 to 8 Mrs Cooke was librarian and designated discipline specialist for the entire school. All discipline cases wrer referred...
    tobcot tobcot 70+, M 9 Responses Nov 15

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    Before any of this happened, I'm going to explain a story that has taken up one third of my life. In grade 4, a new girl came to our school. For grade 4 and grade 5, I was a but...
    MainMan1999 MainMan1999 13-15, M Nov 15

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    Before any of this happened, I'm going to explain a story that has taken up one third of my life. In grade 4, a new girl came to our school. For grade 4 and grade 5, I was a but...
    MainMan1999 MainMan1999 13-15, M Nov 15

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    I've had to stop school twice because o family related issues. My school won't release my grades until I pay them the scholarship money they gave me before I dropped out. Now I am...
    fight4lyfe fight4lyfe 31-35, M Nov 16

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    I am an immigrant. I'd like to say it doesn't define me but in reality it does. I've always been very ashamed of myself. I always tried to be invisible to the world. I felt like...
    yayami yayami 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    It has been two years since I graduated high school, the time that should have been spent doing something worthwhile was wasted on doing nothing. My whole life up until now has...
    NONtoxic NONtoxic 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 11

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    Nothing I ever do is good enough for my dad. I clean the house, I get excellent grades and I have never gotten into trouble. He yells and insults me for the smallest reasons. For...
    thatonegirlwhat thatonegirlwhat 18-21, F Nov 12

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    I received my first paddling in public school on my very first day! I was very excited to be starting school and anxious to learn, so I sat in the front row of desks to be close to...
    QuickandtheDead QuickandtheDead 46-50, M 5 Responses Nov 13

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    I want to build a company and start business. But its a long way! I have been a failure, but I've never given up on myself. Earlier I was a fat kid, people said that I'll never be...
    Tawheed1994 Tawheed1994 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    I started to gain weight pretty quickly after high school, I went from 178 pounds to 223 in two years time. I feel a lot better about myself now that I am bigger and have been...
    coolsean1 coolsean1 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    It's weird. My family isn't very religious, but they send me to a private Christian school in town because it's the best school in the district. They're really strict and it's...
    burntcrickboy burntcrickboy 13-15, M Nov 6

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    The only reason I'm staying in school is because my mom is paying me to get good grades and I'll get the job I want and have the future I want. Other than that, I couldn't care...
    PriscilaGaray PriscilaGaray 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The thing that bothers me the most about school is that most of the time it's not challenging. It is, however, tedious and time-consuming, which makes me enjoy it even less than if...
    twilimajora twilimajora 16-17, F 15 hrs ago

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    i hate school. its bad-i got 4 detentions in one week. just because i talked!
    Nademahallahdan Nademahallahdan 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    I was on my IPad when my sister grabbed me and chucked me into their room with my sister being younger than me she always played jokes on me.what I am about to tell you is...
    Dryraxyes Dryraxyes 13-15, M 5 hrs ago

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    Hi guys! It's been sometime since I last post something here. So yeah... I had a fight in school with a teacher and skipped school for a few days in a month. The teachers sent a...
    hopetolive2000 hopetolive2000 13-15, F Nov 17

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    1) Birth name: Zachary Gannon Marten (my last name) 2) Name backwards: Nodnal 3) Were you named after anyone?: Not that I know of.. 4) Does your name mean anything?: Landon...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    Having a major exam coming up and i may fail the most impt subject which means i cant go to a college or any local schools Should I retain a year or go private school? I rather...
    melodyalice melodyalice 18-21, F Oct 29

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    Back in highschool, I got a pretty big circle of friends who are like brothers and sisters to me. They're the kind of friends who I can share anything that comes into my mind. They...
    higalove higalove 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    At my school no one will notice how much i am hurt. Every day i feel lonely more and more and that no one loves me to make me theres. I am 13 and i know many of you are going to...
    ikayla123 ikayla123 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    so it all started when I was 9, things got bad, elementary school started and I was being severly bullied because I had eczema and asthma and I was different. kids used to single...
    rawrsage rawrsage 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 7

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