Do you LOVE what you are learning in college?

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zeldapsychology
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30 Oct 2015, 6:04 am

I remember at one time being obsessive digging up any information I could about Psychology. Immediately doing a research paper on human behavior I jumped to KILLERS! and did 2 papers on the topic. I was so invested I did a paper on lying over the 2 week Christmas break ready ASAP to turn in the day classes started.

After getting kicked out. and even returning for my AA and Bachelor in Criminal Justice I haven't found that "love" yet. I assumed a "human behavior" killer interest CJ is a natural fit yet not of the required topics of writing something court based (I chose Autism in the courtroom.) or the required 2nd amendment Gun Laws "lit my fire" or "engaged me" as those 2 killer papers or the lying paper OR psychology overall.

I had to KNOW LEARN ANYTHING EVERYTHING ABOUT KILLERS! Not knowing of AS at the time I'd be OCD like just talking about my interest (not knowing it's socially inappropriate to talk about your interest in killers.) (Didn't know of AS at the time guys.) :-)

Looking back on that GOT TO KNOW EVERYTHING! I wish I could get that feeling again but have no idea how!! !!

I am done with college and all that required paper BS and my CJ Bachelor itself and am considering writing random research papers to my WP best friend whom so happens to have a Master's in CJ and teaches intro. CJ and Criminological theories.

Personally theories I excelled at analyzing theories on serial killers (in my own personal class that's what my theory class called for in college.) Intro. I HATED! I don't GIVE A s**t! ABOUT STUPID GUN LAWS! And the fact an introductory course could cover so many beginning topics and to be tied DOWN to write about the 2nd ammednment was sad IMO.

I just wish I could get back to where I was learning Psychology. I guess minus the OCD Aspie interest to NTs. Make it not LOOK like an OCD thing? Or don't talk about it as much??

Thanks WP.



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08 Nov 2015, 4:16 pm

Yes. I am focused on my studies, with the help of my mother, who is a elementary school teacher. I'm studying Psychology, but thinking about changing majors from that to English, because my real passion is writing. As long as overcome any struggle that hinder me, college is great.


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11 Nov 2015, 5:15 pm

Sometimes, depends on the class. Taking cognitive psychology right now and I don't really care for it. I like my other classes.



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12 Nov 2015, 2:49 am

I took 1st year electronics last year, I didn't mind it, it definitely wasn't my passion. However worked paid for it, and I was just happy to be in school. I am doing some prep course for next year right now, and I don't mind it it. Next year I am taking mechatronics and robotics and am excited about that.



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12 Nov 2015, 3:07 am

not yet...


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12 Nov 2015, 5:49 am

creepycrawly36 wrote:
I took 1st year electronics last year, I didn't mind it, it definitely wasn't my passion. However worked paid for it, and I was just happy to be in school. I am doing some prep course for next year right now, and I don't mind it it. Next year I am taking mechatronics and robotics and am excited about that.


Robotics sounds awesome, I wish my school offered it.



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12 Nov 2015, 12:01 pm

I do in a way love what I am studying, but do not feel passionate about it.



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12 Nov 2015, 5:03 pm

Butterfly88 wrote:
creepycrawly36 wrote:
I took 1st year electronics last year, I didn't mind it, it definitely wasn't my passion. However worked paid for it, and I was just happy to be in school. I am doing some prep course for next year right now, and I don't mind it it. Next year I am taking mechatronics and robotics and am excited about that.


Robotics sounds awesome, I wish my school offered it.


I am excited about it, my employer is paying for the first 2 years, which really cool. So after that I will have to come up with the tuition for the following 2 years if I want to continue.



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12 Dec 2015, 8:41 am

Without a doubt yes! I am almost done with my BA in theatre arts. It was my first choice of a major as a freshman and it has been the only one, never changed. I've learned so much not only about acting, but set design, directing, playwriting, set building, lighting design, theatre history, and how a production flows from beginning to end. I have been inspired with ways and ideas to create my own work from what I have learned here, like wanting to further develop the play I wrote and wanting to create my own 'one person show'.



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12 Dec 2015, 6:46 pm

Yes and No. I am taking Religious Studies. Some of the work has been so interesting, but some has just been so boring, and I wish I didnt have to do it. I have work that i need to do over the christmas holidays and I feel completely overwhelmed to be honest.



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15 Dec 2015, 7:30 am

No, I hate what I am studying.

I foolishly surmised that computer programming would be fun to learn. It's so tremendously dull that I am now on the verge of quitting the course, which would be a complete waste of £230. My brain seemingly refuses to remember information.


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19 Dec 2015, 1:13 am

I enjoy my college experience in studying history and philosophy