So I start school in 12 hours....

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  1. IntoxicatingToxin

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    And I am fanatically nervous about it. Like, beyond normal nervous. I'm nervous about whether or not I'll make new friends. I'm nervous about whether or not I'll like my teachers. I'm nervous about whether or not I can do the work. I'm nervous about failing. I'm nervous about being in a school building behind a desk PERIOD. I'm nervous about homework. I'm just.... nervous, damnit!

    Gah.

    Thanks, I needed to get that out. Big warm fuzzy hug, anyone?
     
  2. No_Strings

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    Get a seat at the back, ass kiss teachers and stay behind for extra classes for the first week - you'll get away with anything from the second week onwards. :biggrin1:

    None of the reasons you listed are worth spending more than a few minutes worrying about. Chill. :smile:
     
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    Here's the hug, TMM! And good luck!

    I remember starting at a new school and I can still remember the feelings of anxiety beforehand. To steel myself against the nervousness, I tried to imagine myself as one of those rodeo cowboys who lashes his wrist to a brahma bull shortly before the gates swing open. No matter how hard the bull bucked and kicked and twisted I was going along for the ride.

    http://www.pendletonroundup.com/images/uploaded/brichards.jpg
     
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    You are so lucky! I want to start school this week. The most important thing is to budget your time. You will love it Meg. Good luck hun!!
     
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    Good luck, Meg! :hug:
     
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    Chill hun. <<<HUGS>>>> go to sleep.

    Study so hard that you wont have time to be nervous. Tape your classes and replay them.

    if you are in a dorm, youre gonna make friends. :shhh: Go to sleep.
     
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    Once you get over your initial nerves you'll love it - once you're grown up they can't make you stand in the corner :)

    Good luck.
     
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    hugs you will do just fine
     
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    You're going to be a great student, Meg! *huggle*
     
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    I would ammend this with advice to sit in the front. Anywhere in the front two rows is perfect.

    Oh. And always be early.
     
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    Good luck! *big hug*
     
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    Workin&#039; up a good pot of mad!
    Meg,

    nervousness is normal when returning to school at any age. I wish you the very best and have a successful school year.
     
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    Meg,(kisses forehead and cheek, and gives one big warm fuzzy hug) don't sweat it there hon. Just go in there with head held high, and remember- these people won't affect your life unless you want them to.
    Ask the teachers directly if you need help.
    And see if anyone in classes want to buddy up & study together.
    And above all, make a bathroom trip before each class today, ok?
    :wink::hug::kiss:
     
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    Hehe, I'm through with school. But I'll send you a hug from me, though.

    May I ask what school that is that you are starting?
     
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    You're gonna love it. I had a blast returning to school as an "older" student and I appreciated it more than the first time. :smile:
     
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    Big hug to you Meg. You'll be fine. I don't think you'll have any problems making friends or doing well in school being the friendly smart cookie that you are.
     
  18. IntoxicatingToxin

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    Well today was my first class. It went really well! I was horribly nervous before class, and I showed up about 20 minutes early... there was another class in our room already, so we were all just waiting in the hall... I was pacing the hall. :smile: But once I got in there and we got started, it wasn't a big deal... felt like high school. And my teacher is incredibly cool. (Algebra class).


    I am going to Johnson County Community College... Associates of Arts Transfer Degree. After two years here, I'll be transferring to KU to finish my schooling... gonna get my BA in Social Work.
     
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    See? You had nothing to worry about Mama. And I'm impressed.

    I didn't know you live in my old stomping ground. I used to live in Shawnee and then moved back the KC side and lived in Brookside.
     
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    Congratulations Meg! I'm sure you will settle into a groove very quickly. And I'm certain your classmates will adore you as much as we do! I just wish I could have packed you a Wonderwoman lunchbox this morning!! :smile:
     
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