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    Graduation!

    I am 29, partied way too hard my first few years of college and never graduated.

    Tonight I did my last assignment and had my final class after 4 years taking classes at Simpson. It consisted of 2 or 3 nights per week of classes from 5:30 to 9:30. Some weekend courses and working full time with no summers off.

    I just wanted to say, I AM SO HAPPY TO BE DONE!!!!

    Just braggin about something I hadn't gotten done when I should have!! I should be drinking!



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    Props to you for getting it done Van Wilder



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    Re: Graduation!

    Congrats, on your accomplishments.



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    Re: Graduation!

    29?? Did you start right after you graduated HS?


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    Congrats man! Better late than never.


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    Re: Graduation!

    As somebody who went a little non-traditional as well, trust me when I say I can totally understand your relief. Best of luck to you!



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    Congrats, glad to see that you stuck with it.



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    Re: Graduation!

    You should celebrate the way I did after my last final- go to the bar with the professor!



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    Quote Originally Posted by SeattleClone View Post
    You should celebrate the way I did after my last final- go to the bar with the professor!
    yeah! besides....they're probably younger than you BCforISU!



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    Re: Graduation!

    congrats!



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    Quote Originally Posted by cmoneyr View Post
    29?? Did you start right after you graduated HS?
    Yep, 3 years in and out, got a .067 my first semester at ISU, after a year at a community college and a semester at UNI, then 3 years of construction, a year at my job and 4 years later I have a degree. Not the route I would suggest, but I am done. Got the piece of paper and wouldn't change a thing, I wouldn't have the friends and wife I do had I done it the right way!



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    Quote Originally Posted by MidwestZest View Post
    yeah! besides....they're probably younger than you BCforISU!
    Only had 1 professor younger than me the past 4 years, but some were pretty close. Good call by you though!



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    Re: Graduation!

    Congrats. Way to follow through I know lots of guys who never went back to finish.



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    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    As somebody who went a little non-traditional as well, trust me when I say I can totally understand your relief. Best of luck to you!
    Thanks, it was a long haul, but you appreciate it more when you are working too, took some saturdays my first year and missed some tailgates. Never took any Saturday classes after that!



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    Re: Graduation!

    Congrats. I finish up my MBA program in 2 weeks and I walk across the stage at the iWireless Center in Moline on Mothers' Day.


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