Ding!angelneo said:<rant>I hate my college. 80% of the students there are living their own perfect little world. An atrocious amount of students need to grow up.</rant>
I may be wrong but it is just my rant
I have some bad news...work is a lot like that too. Crappy little games people like to play. Although at work it is easier to stay out of.job said:Ding!
Sounds a lot like my university. It's a small, lib-arts school in the middle of Ohio.
Outside of the classroom, it feels like High School all over again, and that is definitely not a good thing.
When I was in halls there was a group of guys who burnt their toast, at 6am, at least once a week setting off the fire alarms !!puckhead193 said:for everyone high school student reading this, you would think that the childish crap stops at college, your wrong....i think its gets worse. (IE pulling fire alarms) theirs is no point in pulling a fire alarm at 2:00 and then again at 5:30 AM, its not like your getting out of class, your just losing despret sleep.
I find that my sleep is weird i go to bed late (haha its 3:10 AM) and wake up very late and on the weekends "fogettaabout" (wow its late)...on that note, i'm off to bed... ZZZZZZZZZ
It amazes me what has happened to UMD. When I went to high school. UMD was the college of last chance. I now have a nephew attending there who got 1400 on his SAT's.Mav451 said:I always wondered what it would be like to go to campus out-of-state (if that's what your story implied). Considering that I live in MD, I'm only a 30min ride down the highway from home.
I see alot of people from my high school at College Park. Some have changed alot, others are more or less the same. Me? I really have no idea. I know that with BBS's like this + surrounding myself with students that are almost always smarter than me has expanded my horizons.
I went from being the top 5%, to literally "middle of the pack" here. Its very humbling. I'm a slacker, by the standards of my competing peers in my class. Yeah, pretty unbelievable.
But how's life? I dunno, depends on what you do, who you talk to, what you like doing (interest groups), etc. I still haven't had the opportunity to have a gf, but you know what, I'm not going to make that my "ultimate goal". If it comes, then yeah I'll see how it goes. << Maybe I'm unique in my view?
*Ah, now I know what I wanted to say. If you go to a football college (Miami/FSU), be prepared to embrace the hoopla with the team as well. I mean, that's a reason you go there right? In my case, I went to a basketball school. If you are a fan, a true fan, you will spend alot of time at games (and probably on the team board too).
As a UMD student, you feel the glee after big wins, but on days of big losses (like today), it REALLY hits you in the gut, especially if you are a hardcore fan. If you go to a non-sports school though, I guess maybe you welcome an environment without those "distractions". Again, depends on what you like dude.
i was 2 1/4 hours away but in the same state (california), but i was attending school in the southern part of the state and i left home behind in the northern part of the stateMav451 said:I always wondered what it would be like to go to campus out-of-state (if that's what your story implied). Considering that I live in MD, I'm only a 30min ride down the highway from home.
Yeah I know. I saw many of my high school friends getting rejected (3.7+ Unweighted GPA), 1400+. Then again, I had a solid bunch of extracurricular activities, along with some strong recommendations. They say that the numbers are starting to regress, but 2002 was a tough year.iGary said:It amazes me what has happened to UMD. When I went to high school. UMD was the college of last chance. I now have a nephew attending there who got 1400 on his SAT's.