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Monday, July 13, 2009

I HATE SCHOOL AND I DON'T WANT TO GO TO COLLEGE

How's that for a title?

Entangled in a miserable online morass of trying to view my SAT scores. Mixed up accounts and passwords.

Having to decide what CLEP exams to study for this summer. WHY do I have to decide TODAY??



Later: finally viewed my SAT scores--whoo! Not bad, if I do say so myself.

But I still don't want to go to college.

The problem is, I don't really want to do anything. I like to write, and garden, and that's it.

5 comments:

Rochelle Blue said...

not bad at all =]
think college over, maybe you can study writing or botany?

xoxo

Bethany said...

thanks...yes, those two subjects are exactly what I'd study :) but it's the required stuff that I don't like, US Hist [studying for exam] and such. In the summer!

Evergreena said...

I had such a problem with going to college that I decided to skip it. :) Well, at least for now. I'm going to take a year off and continue to study the subjects that I love at home. Maybe someday in the future I'll go to college... but really, I don't think I'll ever do it the traditional way. I just feel that in pursuing a career as a writer, I don't need to jump through all the hoops of getting a college degree when I can learn everything I need to know in books, in studying at home, going to conferences or workshops, and in correspondence with other authors.

I tried some college while I was in high school (home schooled), but it was a terrible experience for me, simply because I had no idea WHY I was going to college. I just thought I should do it because everyone goes to college. I wasn't ready for it. So now I patiently explain to everyone who gives me funny looks that yes, college can be a great thing, but no, I'm not going.

But that's just me. Everybody has a different educational path. For example, my brother will probably go to college to study aerospace engineering, because that is his interest, and when you're launching rockets, you better know what you're doing...

Sorry for that terribly long comment!
~Rachel

P.s. Thanks for following my blog!

Bethany said...

Hey Rachel, thanks for following! And thanks for the "long" post! :)
Yes, well, I always figured that to be a writer I'd need a college degree--maybe that's not the case.
Naturally , what I really want to do is get married and be a housewife, on a farm, with a sideline of writing, but how does one go about that? lol
Again, thanks for the input!

Evergreena said...

"Naturally , what I really want to do is get married and be a housewife, on a farm, with a sideline of writing, but how does one go about that? lol"

Don't know... It sounds good to me, but I haven't gotten that far yet!:)