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post #1 of 12 Old 07-31-2008, 07:37 PM Thread Starter
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Going to College

Hey guys well finally after 12 years of crap from my rents and brother about messsing around through grade school and high school i've finally got my act together and decided that im going to school. Im going to Kansas State for horticulture/landscape design, so now when i get back to this area with my fancy degree i will be able to beatify peoples housesfor them. (people around here pay for everything to be done for them)

so any good stories or things that i should or shouldn't do before i leave?

also my mom promised me if i can get through 2 years without any major problems she will buy me a 4-eye coupe mustang so i can start my next project.

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congrats man. i went to college for 1/2 year and that was enough for me. good luck stick with it and the rewards will be sweet.

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I made it threw 2 years... to me college is simplified to this. you get a bunch of tokens (classes) and when you have enough you trade them in for a prize (degree) then you take it home and put it in your basement never to be used again.


but uh good luck!



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I made it threw 2 years... to me college is simplified to this. you get a bunch of tokens (classes) and when you have enough you trade them in for a prize (degree) then you take it home and put it in your basement never to be used again.


but uh good luck!

then you continue to pay for those tokens for the rest of your life! haha
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haha thats kinda how i have always loooked at school. I have had 2 jobs since i was 14 and have always just loved getting my hands dirty i think its gonna be really weird not being able to work a 40 hour work week. (i do get to look for a job when i get there hopefully i will get one helping around in the Ag. department).

hopefully when i get out My bros hardscapes buisness will be bigger and i will be able to drive my truck with the trailer again and more.

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Sweet deal man! I'm goin to school too man, my avatar, that's where I'm goin to school.

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I made it threw 2 years... to me college is simplified to this. you get a bunch of tokens (classes) and when you have enough you trade them in for a prize (degree) then you take it home and put it in your basement never to be used again.


but uh good luck!
Guess that depends on what the Degree is in. I got my Engineering degree in '85. That helped me get my Commission in the military. Used that degree for the next 7 years in the military, and the following 16 years since military
retirement.

My daughter is getting her medical degree. She'll certainly be using that -
and yes, she'll be paying for it for SOME TIME, too.

Make the most of it. Get everything out of the college experience that you can
(at least, the positive things). Education is never a waste - some things might be more immediately useful than others, though.

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Guess that depends on what the Degree is in. I got my Engineering degree in '85. That helped me get my Commission in the military. Used that degree for the next 7 years in the military, and the following 16 years since military
retirement.

My daughter is getting her medical degree. She'll certainly be using that -
and yes, she'll be paying for it for SOME TIME, too.

Make the most of it. Get everything out of the college experience that you can
(at least, the positive things). Education is never a waste - some things might be more immediately useful than others, though.
you are right. I may come off by saying its a waste, I really do not think it is.



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Sweet deal man! I'm goin to school too man, my avatar, that's where I'm goin to school.
what are you going for? I have a bunch of friends that went there and loved it hope you enjoy.

I am ASE certified in A1-engine repair,A4-S&S,A5-Brakes i took classes through out high school to get ahead of the gang but i ended up having knee surgery and decided to change careers, I might go back and get diesel certified but i dont know yet. have you taken any advanced placement test to try to get ahead? i suggest you try

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