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post #11 of 14 Old 08-22-2012, 09:56 AM
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What about looking for a school with an online program?

I'll have to mirror what someone else said - really think about the future jobs you'd want to have and whether or not you'd realistically be able to hold up to the demands of the job.
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post #12 of 14 Old 08-22-2012, 10:32 AM
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As for scholarships, apply for every one you can. Sign up for one of those scholarship search sites and spend a week applying. Many require essays, as I am sure you know, which is good practice for you. Good luck!
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post #13 of 14 Old 08-22-2012, 05:56 PM Thread Starter
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For a panicky person majoring in journalism seems like an odd choice. High stress job if you are in a deadline situation. If you become a reporter to have to be in close quarters with others and you have to be sometimes aggressive to get a story. On the other hand if you wanna be a Radio DJ I quess that could work. I don't know you but I think you require constant drama all the time for some reason. If im wrong and you really have a hard time dealing with being out of your confort zone, may be a lab tech or something like that may work for you. I would imagine a lab tech has major confort zone! Lol. A friend of ours recently went to collage to become a vet and was able to take her horse to school with her!
Uhh no. I hate drama. I really do get panicky sometimes. And I find it kind of rude to accuse someone that panics "dramatic." Let me tell you, I wish every day that I didn't have anxiety and that I didn't have to take meds.

As for journalism, just because I have anxiety doesn't mean I can't handle a high-stress job. I like having lots of work. I love talking. And I love writing. Plus, I like to get stories. I like news. Seems like a dang good fit for me.

And no, I don't want to be a lab tech or away from people. I need my own space sometimes, yes, but for the most part, I love visiting with others. Plus, I hate science.

Take no offense to this, but I think you need to read up on anxiety and depression before you judge a person's situation. Over the Internet, it's not so bad, but if you said something like this to someone in real life, I can almost guarantee they'd be very offended or hurt.

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post #14 of 14 Old 08-22-2012, 05:59 PM Thread Starter
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Would anyone have any experience or know someone who had an experience with Pepperdine University or Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo?

Thanks for all your input, you guys!

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