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Should I stay in college or take a break and work for a bit?

Okay, so i can't seem to discipline myself enough to do my college work. I'm tired of getting grades that are around the 70-80 mark. But I can't seem to discipline myself to do my work or to even study. This is my second semester in college. I made a rough 2.0 the first semester and I may end up failing a few classes this semester (probably only one). I was thinking that if I take a break from college, I could start working for a while and learn to discipline myself.

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Join the Marine Corps! They will fix you no prob!

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Best damm answer I've ever seen on this website
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Stay in school, it wil be alot harder to get back in

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Take a break and work for a bit, after this year. Then go back if you like.

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I'd leave school because your just wasting your time. If you're struggling at 1 and 2 level courses what will you do in 4 level courses that require knowing the lower level courses well. I'd get a job make some $, do a little traveling. Then when your head is ready, jump back in. Busting your butt working may just be that motivational push you need

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I would suggest you take a break next semester. People told me I would never go back to school if I took a semester off to work, and here I am, back at school! Go for it :)

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Yea, but you're JACKIE. You can do anything and you're intelligent and you're smart and you're just that awesome. I mean anyone on here can tell you that.
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Thank you... but I would seroiusly just take some time off
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can't believe i need time off after just one school year.
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dang i feel stupid
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Psh I don't want to continue doing school....
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If you can find a job, there's nothing wrong with taking a break. College is expensive and if you're not getting your moneys worth, you're wasting your money.

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People who leave because they aren't focused rarely make it back. I would suggest going part time and working at the same time. Also try taking one fun class. The first two years are all the basic classes you need for every degree, so it is hard to get excited and focused. If you take a fun class it can re-energize you.

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I agree with Fritz. If your having difficulty in lower classes, take a break. Get a job. Focus on earning money and being financially stable. Then go back to school. Or take it online.

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His answer actually put me down. Only because the truth hurts though.
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I'm sorry :/
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I mean I guess it is obvious I'm not cut out for this whole college thing
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Not everyone is
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I guess not. I'm just stupid.
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No your not
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of course I am. I can't even do simple stuff.
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Like what?
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Learn, Do math, Write a simple essay. Learn psychology, which happens to be a subject I really like
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STAY IN SCHOOL, my uncle went to be a surgeon, but he left after the first semester of his sophomore year, I asked him if it was worth it and he told me he wishes he could take that time back

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Well, a lot of people think like that. I'd say since you've already started you need to finish what you started. Most people that graduate high school with the mindset that they're just gonna take a little time off never go back. Be careful not to lose your motivation to do it

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