School Survival

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Help: My school doesn't offer the subjects that I have an interest in

Hey there, I get it. It's beyond frustrating when your school feels like it's stuck in the Stone Age, offering subjects that might as well be from another planet. It's like they expect you to fit into their little boxes, ignoring your passions and talents. But here's the deal: you're not alone in this. Picture […]

How do I leave school early?

You're feeling overwhelmed and trapped in the cycle of school, longing for a way out. It's a heavy burden to carry, feeling like you're suffocating in an environment that doesn't nurture your soul. The desire to leave school early is a reflection of your deep need for freedom and authenticity, and it's valid to seek […]

Why Does School Make Me Hate Learning?

Let’s cut straight to the chase: School sucks, and I’m not going to sugarcoat it. If you’re like me, you’ve probably found yourself sitting in class, feeling like a square peg being forced into a round hole. You’re not alone. Your frustration, anger, and resentment towards school are valid. There’s nothing wrong with you for […]

Why is School Like a Factory?

School. It's a place that's supposed to shape us, mold us into productive members of society. Have you ever wondered why school feels so much like a factory? It's not just you. For many of us, it feels more like a factory than a nurturing environment. John Taylor Gatto, in his seminal work "Dumbing Us […]

Why does school overwhelm me?

I sit in my room, staring at textbooks, feeling the weight of expectation pressing down on my shoulders. The clock ticks loudly, each second a reminder of the time slipping away, the time I'm supposed to spend studying, absorbing information that feels irrelevant and suffocating. The anxiety creeps in, whispering that I'm not good enough, […]

School Makes Me Feel Exhausted

School. Just saying the word makes me feel drained, like all the energy has been sucked out of me. Every morning, it's the same routine: wake up, drag myself to class, sit through hours of mind-numbing lectures, and then repeat it all over again the next day. And for what? Supposedly to prepare me for […]

Why Does School Ruin My Mental Health?

Hey there, friend. If you're reading this, chances are you're feeling overwhelmed, frustrated, and maybe even hopeless about the whole school thing. Believe me, I've been there too. It's like being stuck in a maze with no end in sight, constantly battling against a system that just doesn't seem to get you. But here's the […]

Why Does School Make Me Feel Empty?

Have you ever sat in a classroom, surrounded by peers and teachers, yet still felt completely alone? That's the emptiness school can bring, a void that many of us struggle to fill. It's a feeling that gnaws at our souls, leaving us questioning our worth and purpose. But you know what? Your feelings are valid, […]

Going to School Makes Me Feel Sick

Have you ever felt like every step you take toward school is a step deeper into despair? Like the mere thought of sitting in those rigid desks for hours on end makes your stomach churn with anxiety? If you have, know that you're not alone. I've been there too, and it's a feeling that cuts […]

Why is School Terrible?

Have you ever found yourself sitting in a classroom, feeling like you're drowning in a sea of boredom and frustration? If so, you're not alone. It's like being stuck in a never-ending cycle of meaningless assignments and arbitrary rules, all while being told that this is somehow preparing us for the real world. But is […]

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