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Thinking about dropping out...

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by derekabraham, Sep 16, 2009.

  1. Sep 16, 2009 at 11:07 AM
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    derekabraham

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    After recent events I've gone through, I am thinking about dropping out of school and going through the Air Force or Navy. What kinds of thoughts and opinions do you guys have on this?
     
  2. Sep 16, 2009 at 11:09 AM
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    ligero18

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    I would try for the Chair Force
     
  3. Sep 16, 2009 at 11:11 AM
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    copernicus

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    How much time left?
     
  4. Sep 16, 2009 at 11:14 AM
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    im in the same situation i couldnt afford to go to school this semester due to my shift at work and couldnt afford the cut in hrs. i dont want to join unless its absolutely a must. i would recommend taking a break and save some cash and try again. i work two jobs starting monday with the intention of starting again next semester
    pros: you could get a degree in there.
    cons: been on a contract and being told what to do. for me that is the hardest part to deal with. best of luck to you bro
     
  5. Sep 16, 2009 at 11:15 AM
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    Stay in school no excuses
     
  6. Sep 16, 2009 at 11:15 AM
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    rutherk1

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    Highschool or college?

    Do not drop out of HS. College isn't for everyone but don't drop out of highschool.
     
  7. Sep 16, 2009 at 11:20 AM
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    i could have sworn you just graduated high school in june of this year.....but i could be wrong.

    if you are dropping out of highschool, you are a fkn idiot. sorry, but this has been an issue with my younger brother and sister giving up during highschool.
    if not i am sorry for using the f bomb.

    if you are talking about college..didnt you just start? or....
    we need more details before i get too deep.

    I had a friend join the air force because he was hungry for attention. his gf dumped him and he posted all over his mysquace "i am leaving because of you" we dont talk much anymore

    details..... explain!
    highschool/college...and how long you have been going...and reason as to why you are considering the air force
     
  8. Sep 16, 2009 at 11:26 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    College fellas. He just started college.
     
  9. Sep 16, 2009 at 11:27 AM
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    Derek, can you describe these "events"? PM if need be.
     
  10. Sep 16, 2009 at 11:27 AM
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    FWIW...a friend of mine did four years in the navy getting computer training and clearance...now he's pulling down 130k a year working as a contractor in afghanistan.
     
  11. Sep 16, 2009 at 11:28 AM
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    thank god. at least he finished HS
     
  12. Sep 16, 2009 at 11:38 AM
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    Be cool, stay in school. Just bear down and get it done, you will thank yourself later.
     
  13. Sep 16, 2009 at 11:52 AM
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    if you want to join the AF or Navy whether or not you finish college, look into OCS (thats what its called for Marine Corps and Navy, not sure if its the same for AF) basically you go to school full time then train over summers then get your commission after you graduate. Im doin this for the Marines.
     
  14. Sep 16, 2009 at 11:54 AM
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  15. Sep 16, 2009 at 12:23 PM
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    i assume you are talking about college. if its high school, stay in. if its college, do what you want. can you be happy in the service? can you take orders? personally i have a problem taking orders, so i dont think i would have done well in the service. also i'm lazy. but if you think it would be a good fit go for it, college isn't for everyone. even if it is for you, it wouldn't hurt to let the military pay for it.
     
  16. Sep 16, 2009 at 12:39 PM
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    Yes it's college. I hate it here. It's not for me. My girlfriend dumped me. I don't have a lot of money. I need to get out of my house. Life sucks.
     
  17. Sep 16, 2009 at 12:41 PM
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    man, I'm sorry to hear that Derek. Can't really give you much advice about the service, though I wish I could.
     
  18. Sep 16, 2009 at 12:45 PM
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    derekabraham

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    I want to move back to New York and live with my grandpa. God I feel so worthless.
     
  19. Sep 16, 2009 at 12:45 PM
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    Graduate college. Trust me, it WILL pay off in every way possible. Then you could possibly go into the service if you wanted to as a commissioned officer, as I've been told it's leagues better than being enlisted. Better pay also.
     
  20. Sep 16, 2009 at 12:45 PM
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    sorry to hear that Derek
    Don't leave JUST because the woman left. Join if YOU really want to join. Honestly, life goes on bro. I lost my 4 year relation ship shortly after HS too. Hope everything works out for the best man
    :thumbsup: Jonny
     
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