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Do you have a High School Diploma or a GED?

For those that dropped out, do you regret it? Just curious.


Asked by iluvmykidsxoxo at 1:45 PM on Jan. 30, 2011 in

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  • I have a diploma. And knowing how hard I worked to get it and how I have yet to have needed it in my life, I regret not simply dropping out and moving on with my life. My "additional schooling" didn't even require that I had a diploma in order to complete their programs and being my own boss I certainly don't care if I have it. I've never been asked to prove I have it when applying for another job and it's never proven useful to me as a mother... So what exactly was the point in staying in an abusive home just to get it? I could have gotten out and moved on...

    My DH, on the other hand, has a GED, he dropped out of HS so that he could work full time and care for his mother while she was dying. And no, he'll be the first to tell you he doesn't regret it.

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 1:50 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • Almost a Master's and close to a Doctorate.

    Answer by ironkitten at 1:49 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • High school diploma, I almost dropped out because I was going through a lot of things my last year of high school but I sucked it up and finished school.

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 1:49 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • High School Diploma and a Master's Degree

    Answer by pixie_trix at 1:56 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • I have a high school diploma, I stress to my kids to get it now you don't have time to be wasting.

    Answer by mamaofficer at 1:50 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • A GED and I am almost a college graduate.

    Answer by pinkdragon36 at 1:54 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • High school diploma and bachelors

    Answer by Mel_in_PHX at 2:03 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • Diploma. I hated school, so I doubled up on some subjects and graduated early.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 2:05 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • I have a GED and am doing online college for a bachelors

    Answer by loretta1968 at 2:19 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • I have my high school dipolma and also a bachelors degree in accounting.

    Answer by KayGia0704 at 2:32 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

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