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I Will Continue My Education

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    First Part Done... Second Part Not So Easy

    High school was fun, at least by my standards now. it grows hard to find and get into a decent college. I don't do it for my parents and I know this because gaining that diploma from high school was a tough one! Especially with all the peer pressure that is around you everyday! I...
    SilverJackal SilverJackal 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2010

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    How To Gain Self Confidence.....

    Everyday on Ep we see how people cry out for self confidence..How too? Well I realized I had it when I understood what it took to have it, I read a friends quote. Happiness comes from knowing what's important and not important and the Confidence is a by product/. I am a decisive...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F 3 Responses Jun 16, 2011

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    Thought I Could Do It Without a Diploma...

    Soon after graduating high school, I was told by many about the value of continuing my education.  Because of my circumstances growing up, I was happy to finally become an independent person - but reluctantly, I attempted to work and go to school.  I...
    youzd youzd 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 27, 2008

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    I Won't Stop Learning!

    At 66 I will be starting back to College to finish my degree. Sure there are aches and pains however I can't allow them to controll my life. Truth is I have for a long time allowed my body to dictate to me just what I thought it would do for me. I felt so old and beaten down for...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F Jun 16, 2011

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    My Past Thoughts.

    I thought of just finish high school and than not going to college. Than I thought about it, if I don't go to college why would I finish high school. I mean doing all this work, studying night and day, rarely having free time, and then not go to college afterwards. Than why would...
    SerenityDolphins SerenityDolphins 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2008

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    ETS Classroom Video - Modern And Advance Form Of Learning

    The educational division has expanded a lot in the last few years; traditional classrooms are converting into online classrooms at a faster pace. There are different modes, tools and methodologies to teach students in using interactive and high-tech techniques; ETS classroom...
    etsvideos etsvideos 26-30, M May 22, 2013

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    Education & Life

    Sometimes I feel so confused and lost in the world we live in. I mean we go to to primary school 6 years, high school 6 years then Uni for another 3 - 5 years. All of this for what? We are taught to do all this in order to get a job. But I sometimes wonder, where did this come...
    missconfidential missconfidential 22-25 Jul 21, 2013

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    To Preston Ross My Only Grandson .

    I am leaving your life soon if not before this gets to you . I don't want to close this chapter because I might never know you as a man. I want you to read litature , things that are spiritual at some point in your life. Go to plays , see the beauty in the Arts. Be well manicured...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F 2 Responses Apr 5, 2012

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    Lost But Slightly Found...

    I am Not sure what to major in, but I do know that I need go further my education no matter what. I'm in my second year of community college and 20 years old. I will figure this out I know I will! Jesus will lead me in the right direction and my grandpa is watchin over me with a...
    Sparkle1992 Sparkle1992 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2012

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    To Preston Ross My Only Grandson .

    I am leaving your life soon if not before this gets to you . I don't want to close this chapter because I might never know you as a man. I want you to read litature , things that are spiritual at some point in your life. Go to plays , see the beauty in the Arts. Be well manicured...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F 3 Responses Apr 5, 2012

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    To Preston Ross My Only Grandson .

    I am leaving your life soon if not before this gets to you . I don't want to close this chapter because I might never know you as a man. I want you to read litature , things that are spiritual at some point in your life. Go to plays , see the beauty in the Arts. Be well manicured...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F Apr 5, 2012

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    Big Plans

    i always knew i will go into higher education..i wasn't so sure about the subject but it's all clear nowi'm planning on going to the UK to study and i shall send my application just tomorrow:)keep your fingers crossed guys, i really need this dream of mine to come true
    BlackDiamondFairy BlackDiamondFairy 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2011

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    Education

    Hello dear sponsor I am currently going to school I want to become a RN. I am a immigrant from Mexico came to usa when I was 2 year. I am currently marry have two boys. My husband is the support of the house, he is a us citizen and my immigrant papers are in proses. In August of...
    claudia92028 claudia92028 22-25 Oct 3, 2012

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    University Dilemma

    During my 2 year military service in Cyprus I attended a private university where I passed the examinations for the first 2 years of law (4 years are required to aquire a law degree). So if I continue with the university I was attending I only have 2 years left to acquire my...
    TroubledAdolescentAdult TroubledAdolescentAdult 18-21, M Sep 20, 2012

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    The Gift Of Education

    As a recently accepted student at the University of Pennsylvania, to pursue a Master of Science in Education, this should be one of the happiest times in my educational pursuits. Unfortunately, this moment has been derailed due to financial complications. The prestige of...
    tfreeman11 tfreeman11 22-25, F Jul 2, 2012

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    Are You Hurt Easilily And Want To Change That?

    My story began 67 yrs ago , so where I am today , a happy individual wasn't were I started. I was born into a disfunctional home ( one of the worse) and I wore my feeling on my sleeve. My life was in the hands of people who wanted to hurt me, intimidate me, so for me to be today...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F Mar 9, 2012

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    Must Have PhD

    I really want to go back for my PhD. I have my Master's and I feel like Howard Wolowitz in The Big Bang Theory...and I have not even been to outer space.
    morticia1969 morticia1969 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 2, 2012

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    Useful Money Tips For College Students

    1 - Going for affordable stuff: As a student You end up expending huge amounts of money for the tuition fee and other Miscellaneous expenses despite the convenience of financial aid for the Students. Hence, it is advisable for the students to keep an eye on them Budget and be as...
    allison992 allison992 22-25, F Sep 24, 2013

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    To Preston Ross My Only Grandson .

    I'll be dying soon and  . I don't want to close this chapter because I might never know you as a man. I want you to read litature , things that are spiritual at some point in your life. Go to plays , see the beauty in the Arts. Be well manicured for a successful life. I don't...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2012

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    It's Okay To Move And Not Take Your Problems With You.....

    I have always had a wandering spirit and found I have needed to change my atmosphere for the better and done just that. If I am around negativity and disfuntion , it's then a matter of saving myself from it all and moving away from has been just the right medicice. People will...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F 3 Responses Jun 26, 2011

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    I'm so gutted I couldn't be in London today, to protest for #FreeEducation with my friends. Education is a right and not a privilege. Knowledge is power, and to make higher...
    AJM95W AJM95W 18-21, F Nov 19

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    The priest once said during the mass not to be scared to loan money to finish school. He said your debt will be nothing compared to what you'll be achieved worth a lifetime. I was...
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    Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself.
    panita2014 panita2014 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My parents are both teachers. My father at the university now, my mother at a school. She also teaches music. Education is the single most important thing for young people as it...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    I hate how the education system in Florida specifically is such a joke. Students are progressively becoming less & less intelligent due to the lack of genuinely challenging...
    asdfghjkltaylor asdfghjkltaylor 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Education is the most powerful weapon one can ever have in his arsenal. A country won't populate if it's educated about unplanned pregnancy, a teen won't do drugs if is educated...
    thesnug thesnug 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    As you all know there was a man in my life who persecuted me and made my life a living hell . I wish if I was a talented author to write the whole story with all the details but...
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    People expect me to be a good girl who respect elders and who gets good grade. ----but you know I am opposite I try my best on education but still gets bad grade. When my progress...
    Clobusan123 Clobusan123 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    For years I had a neighbor (may God rest her soul) who was always instructing me on how to live my life and how to raise children. Apparently, her family was the most perfect on...
    azurelady azurelady 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    1) when I make a spelling mistake on this 2) when people use the word ignorant for the wrong reason (it means lack of education or knowledge not someone being rude) idk why that is...
    digglett digglett 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Two broken lives, become one whole: A story of two troubled people just looking for love. Brittaney: How we met I don't remember the first time we met, it must have been a random...
    Douglas2275 Douglas2275 18-21, M Nov 14

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    And it is absolutely destroying me. I did not know how she felt, and was afraid of the way she made me feel, so I pushed her away a couple years ago. We remained close, even...
    TheFeral TheFeral 26-30, M Nov 16

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    I am observing the upcoming Consumerist Season with repugnance. To quote a HuffPost blogger: "That's our entire economic system: buy things. Everybody buy. It doesn't matter what...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I just don't understand men. For example, in the beginning he will text you everyday. He will flirt with you, stare at you when he thinks you don't notice, blush when you point it...
    batjokes batjokes 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 4

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    I guess you've finally decided to close the door... I don't blame you in the slightest. You have a lot of good things going on for you and from an outside, objective standpoint, it...
    Chimera1019 Chimera1019 26-30, F Nov 12

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    This will sound like im trying to toot my own horn, but i assure you it is not. So, i have many passions in life. They come and go. Then I realized just this moment that I love...
    hmmhmmhmm hmmhmmhmm 26-30 Nov 14

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    Love brought us together. From the start I knew I couldn’t have her, could never have her, she told me that. But we loved each other anyway. We knew it was dangerous, we knew it...
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