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#1 Old 02-01-2007, 07:49 PM
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A lot of you were so kind as to offer advice, words of encouragement ,etc..

when I posted my concerns about starting college at my age last semester,

so I am posting an update.

I love college!

It has truly been a fantastic experience and has opened up a whole new

world.The "young'uns" weren't too sure of what to make of me in the

beginning, but by semester's end, I had made quite a few friends.I met

a lot of bright, hard working kids,who would make any parent proud.Some

asked me what I was doing there, and it was wonderful to be able to

share my story and encourage them to keep on.

I took your advice, and with a lot of hard work, this old gal managed to

pull in a 4.0 GPA, and make the dean's list!

Thanks again..







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#2 Old 02-01-2007, 07:56 PM
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congrats! i'm glad you're enjoying it all and meeting new people
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That's great! When I was taking college classes during high school, I always ended up making friends with people who were my parents' age. It was like the youngest and oldest people in the class banded together. I was kind of disappointed when I came to the private school I'm at now and have only met one non-traditional student.



I really respect what you're doing. I don't think I could handle going to school and having a home life. It's so much work as it is, and schoolwork is all that's required of me. You're awesome.
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Congratulations! Good work!
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grats





what major?
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#6 Old 02-01-2007, 09:22 PM
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congratulations. but i dont understand. i see adults and even senior's taking lots of college courses up here in Canada. In fact, in my entrepreneurship class, there is a lady in her sixties and a man in his fifties.



either way, that is amazing
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Clearly you are not going out drinking and staying up until 4am enough. Now do you want the entire college experience or not?
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#8 Old 02-02-2007, 08:03 AM
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Congratulations! You're never too old for new experiences!

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Congratulations! i'm glad you're enjoying it so much and doing so well!

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Congratulations!

Peasant (1963-1972) and Fluffy (1970s?-1982- I think of you as 'Ambrose' now)- Your spirits outshone some humans I have known. Be happy forever.
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Thanks ,nice people. Your well wishes mean a lot.

Troub,I started out going for a Sociology degree,but changed to

Elementary Education.
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Congrats



Feels so good, don't it?



(that's my edumacated grammar for ya!)

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Congrats



Feels so good, don't it?



(that's my edumacated grammar for ya!)



Sure do!
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