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Anyone ever drop out of college?
« on: September 20, 2013, 03:09:33 PM »
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  • Has anyone here been close to graduating and dropped out or just dropped out in any case?


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    Anyone ever drop out of college?
    « Reply #1 on: September 20, 2013, 03:14:05 PM »
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  • I almost dropped out. With less than a year left, I stopped going to college, though I eventually finished by taking classes at my local community college and I got my degree.
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    Anyone ever drop out of college?
    « Reply #2 on: September 20, 2013, 03:20:28 PM »
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    I almost dropped out. With less than a year left, I stopped going to college, though I eventually finished by taking classes at my local community college and I got my degree.


    Why did you almost drop out?

    I'm in a novus ordo one and im seriously considering dropping out and doing something else. My family has a farm but it's not really "producing" anything. There is a lot of space and I just wish there was something I could grow or whatever that would pay a lot.

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    « Reply #3 on: September 20, 2013, 03:21:10 PM »
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  • I did. Dropped out to come to the US in my last quarter. Here finally finished, got a bachelor degree but never got into the workforce.

    All of those college years...Big waste of time and money for me! Going to college has been the worse mistake I ever made. Now I have almost 100000 in student loans.

    If I could go back in time, I had dropped out of college day 1. Even better, never have enrolled in one.  :sad:
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    Anyone ever drop out of college?
    « Reply #4 on: September 20, 2013, 03:23:17 PM »
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    Why did you almost drop out?

    I was sick of going to classes so I stopped for a while and went back later.
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    « Reply #5 on: September 20, 2013, 03:32:36 PM »
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    I'm in a novus ordo one and im seriously considering dropping out and doing something else. My family has a farm but it's not really "producing" anything. There is a lot of space and I just wish there was something I could grow or whatever that would pay a lot.


    Isn't there? Have you given it a shot and looked into any local opportunities where you could sell to a local market or restaurant?

    Mushrooms, flowers for the florist, bamboo, ginseng, garlic..?

    I mean bamboo.. it grows like crazy. . I'm surprised it's considered 'profitable' to grow. Garlic, who doesn't like garlic?

    Some folks sell herbs on the 'net.

    Aren't there some possibilities? I don't know about the business myself but these are some of the suggestions that articles are written about at least when one looks. Searching "Most profitable plants to grow" brings up this sort of thing? I'm not offering advice, forgive me if it sounds like it, I have no experience -- I'm just asking since you have family involvement? Why not?

    With family in the business and enough land for it isn't that a leg up?

    You have to be self motivated of course. But working hard for oneself is a rewarding feeling.
    Sincerely,

    Shin

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    « Reply #6 on: September 20, 2013, 03:36:48 PM »
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    Has anyone here been close to graduating and dropped out or just dropped out in any case?



    First semester of college, I realized that I wasn't going to pay to get brainwashed.

    The only safe class I took was apparently the math class.

    I chose to take logic, and the teacher was laughing about how to prove a double negative. The definition of logic is "teaching one how to think correctly." This wasn't what this was. It seemed like a very advanced math class that I couldn't understand.

    I took an expository writing class, and we were made to write about saving the whales, and how humans are basically a plague on the planet.

    The last straw, was from when I was taking medieval history. The teacher was german, lauding about the UN, how Saint Mark and Saint Luke were "crypto-communists," and how Russia was the "center of Christianity." Absolutely NOTHING about the medieval history, as long as I'd attended class. When he said that about the gospel writers, I packed up my books and left. I never went back except to cancel my classes.

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    « Reply #7 on: September 20, 2013, 03:42:50 PM »
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  • The only safe degrees to go into (relatively speaking) are STEM.

    I see all of these trads going for English or History degrees and I just shake my head....good luck getting a job. Or getting all of the damn liberal programming out. Sure, I'd love to do nothing but read history books and write philosophy papers but guess what? No one pays you to do that in RL.


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    « Reply #8 on: September 20, 2013, 06:28:40 PM »
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    I did. Dropped out to come to the US in my last quarter. Here finally finished, got a bachelor degree but never got into the workforce.

    All of those college years...Big waste of time and money for me! Going to college has been the worse mistake I ever made. Now I have almost 100000 in student loans.

    If I could go back in time, I had dropped out of college day 1. Even better, never have enrolled in one.  :sad:


    Wow 100K in loans? In how much time did you graduate? Was it an expensive university?

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    « Reply #9 on: September 20, 2013, 06:55:33 PM »
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    I'm in a novus ordo one and im seriously considering dropping out and doing something else. My family has a farm but it's not really "producing" anything. There is a lot of space and I just wish there was something I could grow or whatever that would pay a lot.


    Isn't there? Have you given it a shot and looked into any local opportunities where you could sell to a local market or restaurant?

    Mushrooms, flowers for the florist, bamboo, ginseng, garlic..?

    I mean bamboo.. it grows like crazy. . I'm surprised it's considered 'profitable' to grow. Garlic, who doesn't like garlic?

    Some folks sell herbs on the 'net.

    Aren't there some possibilities? I don't know about the business myself but these are some of the suggestions that articles are written about at least when one looks. Searching "Most profitable plants to grow" brings up this sort of thing? I'm not offering advice, forgive me if it sounds like it, I have no experience -- I'm just asking since you have family involvement? Why not?

    With family in the business and enough land for it isn't that a leg up?

    You have to be self motivated of course. But working hard for oneself is a rewarding feeling.


    It might help him to grow up and be a man.

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    « Reply #10 on: September 20, 2013, 07:17:55 PM »
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    I'm in a novus ordo one and im seriously considering dropping out and doing something else. My family has a farm but it's not really "producing" anything. There is a lot of space and I just wish there was something I could grow or whatever that would pay a lot.


    Isn't there? Have you given it a shot and looked into any local opportunities where you could sell to a local market or restaurant?

    Mushrooms, flowers for the florist, bamboo, ginseng, garlic..?

    I mean bamboo.. it grows like crazy. . I'm surprised it's considered 'profitable' to grow. Garlic, who doesn't like garlic?

    Some folks sell herbs on the 'net.

    Aren't there some possibilities? I don't know about the business myself but these are some of the suggestions that articles are written about at least when one looks. Searching "Most profitable plants to grow" brings up this sort of thing? I'm not offering advice, forgive me if it sounds like it, I have no experience -- I'm just asking since you have family involvement? Why not?

    With family in the business and enough land for it isn't that a leg up?

    You have to be self motivated of course. But working hard for oneself is a rewarding feeling.


    It might help him to grow up and be a man.


    What do you mean?


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    « Reply #11 on: September 20, 2013, 07:51:52 PM »
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  • Having read all of your post on book burning, it seems to me that you are quite immature with little respect for your parents. Getting out and working the land just might help you mature. At 24 you should be at least self-supporting.

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    « Reply #12 on: September 20, 2013, 08:13:07 PM »
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    Having read all of your post on book burning, it seems to me that you are quite immature with little respect for your parents. Getting out and working the land just might help you mature. At 24 you should be at least self-supporting.


    Saints have done similar things, as was shown on the thread. You can decide for yourself.

    But i already admitted what i did was wrong and not the way to go about it.

    That said, perhaps you are unaware that i live in Latin America and things are not so easy around here.

    If i were in the exact same situation with the only difference being that we lived in the states, things would be so easy. I could just get a job somewhere and even help out/whatever.

    But here, it's a whole different matter.

    But i still blame myself for my current situation; i was a mediocre student during high school and i have been irresponsible and a procrastinator big time; all im saying is that in this country you can't get a short-term quick fix like you could in the states.

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    « Reply #13 on: September 20, 2013, 08:26:43 PM »
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    I see all of these trads going for English or History degrees and I just shake my head....good luck getting a job. Or getting all of the damn liberal programming out. Sure, I'd love to do nothing but read history books and write philosophy papers but guess what? No one pays you to do that in RL.


    YES! YES! YES!

    A degree in literary studies only secured for me a hyper-conscious awareness of how ridiculous and ironic my life of living in cash-payment-to-cash-payment, paying bills and taxes, &c., truly is. It's like an existential nausea/claustrophobia.

    However, in my particular case, I only incurred minimal debt (approximately $4,000) and I managed to circumvent the liberals and wackos by selectively and aggressively choosing my professors and lecture/seminar courses. In all my assignments, I endeavored to bring some aspect of Catholic heritage. This is why I focused on Medieval and Renaissance British literature.

    Also, whilst at the Colleges and University, I dedicated myself to the recitation of the Monastic Breviary when I was not studying, researching or writing. I had no social interactions with anyone save a select few peers and the professors (and their assistants). Ultimately, however, this was my major mistake: I did not "network" enough to end up with a job that could actually pass for the twentieth-century invention of "career."

    Science and maths are the only paths for a pragmatic degree, and even then vocational/technical training may be more suitable depending on circumstances.

    My advice for you, Boloki, would be to have recourse to prayer and penance before making such a momentous decision. It is not impossible to get through college without being brainwashed by the liberal machinery.
    Please ignore all that I have written regarding sedevacantism.

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    « Reply #14 on: September 20, 2013, 08:51:51 PM »
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    My advice for you, Boloki, would be to have recourse to prayer and penance before making such a momentous decision. It is not impossible to get through college without being brainwashed by the liberal machinery.


    This has never been the case, me being brainwashed by them; what has been the problem is just being there and taking those courses; i get really angry because 99% of them are heretical, immoral, they have evolution etc. and i just don't like the idea of paying and getting in debt for all that garbage.

    It's an occasion of sin too of course, just being in that environment.

     

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