>>136160>why can't i pull myself together no matter how much i try?
It is because you are posting here instead of getting your shit together. Log off, and get your fucking shit done you dense cunt.
You need solid footing before you can fight. Meditate on what (they) want to be, and what YOU want you and the world to be.
College is a meme, drop out now before you incur more debt, get a job and start climbing the ladder. Failing college isn't the end of the world.
I have no idea what part of the year you may be in but spend an entire day off here just organizing your living space and then make a study scheduled. If you've got finals soon then get the fuck off of here and review everything and do practice problems for an entire day till you can understand how to do the problems or know all that you need to for the class. If you are above average in IQ it only takes a day really to drill stuff like that in your head. If you still fail then you likely are below average in which case you should consider doing something more suited to your other skills.
University/college isn't for everyone but if your smart then go be an engineer.>>136218
Depends what your going in for. If your going to one with bad hiring stats then your retarded. There are some good universities out there still that will get you hired right after you graduate just because the tech companies can rely on the universities.
t. engineer that went to a great school.
Those things are important but that comes later.
The actualization of one's self and cleaning of one's own room is more important.
Holy shit this. I've known so many people of my class that went on to college and they have accumulated tens of thousands of student loan debt but they keep slaving away cause "muh college will pay off with a high paying job r-r-right???".
I'm not saying I'm anywhere better, I'm pretty much a failure myself but at least I won't have to worry about tens of thousands of dollars in debt since I didn't fall for the "go to college and you will be guaranteed an easy job in life" meme. That right there in my mind puts me ahead of the pack kind of since they will end up working the same jobs as I do but I didn't bother wasting time and money on the college scam.
But your college education will pay for itself, debt is relative to -highest- working potential.
Debt is manageable if you plan accordingly. I am 1 year out of university and just paid everything off. Now I'm saving up and building experience.
I've paid off my student loans, but honestly what I LEARNED in college felt like a complete waste of time. It's more important to network and make connections with important people. The degree itself feels like a checkbox. Something to keep potential employers from automatically discarding your resume out of hand. They don't really give a fuck about the degree, only that you have it. More people were impressed about me being an Eagle Scout than they were about my degree.
Stop thinking like "In a few minutes, I'm going to x" and instead think "I am now doing x"
>>136274>It's more important to network and make connections with important people.
That's the way it is. Merit means nothing. I landed my job via connections.
In the short term, get yourself some rest. A good night's sleep is very important for pulling yourself together. Especially when it comes to exams. It's better to be versed in only a fraction of the material, but well rested, than it is to have reviewed 100% of the material and be unable to recall it due to a frazzled and exhausted mind.
Once you have some rest, create a checklist of what you have to get done. Then divide up that checklist into goals that you want to be accomplished each day. Start off easy. A few simple victories will make you feel better and more prepared to tackle the more challenging tasks.
All is mind. Reprogram your mind for success. Self affirm the state of your desire.
Not every man is meant to be what he wants to or what others tell him to be. The modern education system of the west is not a school, its a company who runs on overpriced metaphysical goods in an oversaturated crashing market. If you dont have connections, skilled at cheating or one of the best of your trade you are instantly fucked from the start. Equal Opportunity Life is a lie. IF you have failed it and theres no way to salvage it for you, cut your losses and move on.
Take a good hard look at yourself and your life, think what is in your reach and what you are capable of achieving. Know your limits and work within them, dont overextend yourself. You don't have to live with everything, you just have to be able to live with yourself.
Well, life is not fair, you have to fight it a lot to get somewhere.
Start saving up some money and think of a way you can invest it to make that money get you more money.
Do not worry about college, college won't give you a roof nor food to eat, worry about getting a job that gives you enough time to study so you can specialize doing something.
OP here, i'm going to talk to my professors first but i'll probably drop the classes and retake them in fall. And i do need to clean my room. Also i'm learning other stuff out of school but i have no debt and a degree can't hurt
What are you going for, OP? What do you want to do with your degree?
compsci, once i get my associates i get automatic admissions to a better school where i'm going to switch to mech engineering so i can go into robotics. In my spare time i'm studying HAM radio and soldering to learn about electricity, as well as arduino and rasberry pi. I'm might've overloaded myself with stuff this semester because i'm in a rush to finish this degree
I know that feeling. I've done the same thing many times. Heck, I still put a lot on my plate, but I take each new thing a bite at a time.
Don't rush yourself too badly. Think long and hard before you decide to drop anything, if anything drop one class and put your energy towards the rest.
I should know, I dropped my courses a couple years ago, and I had to pay a hefty fee back to financial aid because of it. I finally got back into school a few months ago, and I wish I had stuck out that semester beforehand.>Money
Leave yourself time in the next semester to hold a part-time job. Make sure to learn how save money, and if you can invest. There are a lot of good books out there on the subject.>Robotics
That sounds cool as hell, Anon. It's great you are getting hands on experience in electronics and soldering. I have a friend that is a busy as hell Engineer major with a part time job in the auto industry. I'm not sure he does it all.
*Not sure how he does it all.*
You're wasting your time in (((College))) and I can't comprehend why you wouldn't be able to learn this better on your own. >comp sci
Can you code yet? Seriously, can you code? Thanks to cryptocurrency, there's going to be a major shortage of coders in the western world, and I'm already seeing it. Anyone good with motivation is already jumping on top of the cryptobubble and riding it as it floats to the top.
looking at my current grades and doing the math, dropping is better than failing, but I'll talk to the professors first and see if I can figure something out. I have a part time job but I'm not really making a lot, plus books about computers and robotics kits are expensive. Electricity is the only thing I'm not really going to learn through school, there's no real "robotics" major so I kinda have to workshop it>>136674
I'm okay with python and C++ but I don't think I'm good enough to do it professionally. Honestly I do learn a lot more working on my own
Well, best of luck to you.> I learn a lot more from working on my own.
That's usually how it is. Self-study will get you far.
>>136707>I'm okay with python AND C++>I don't think I'm good enough to do it professionally.>I do learn more working on my own
Drop the college mentality. You're not a kid. Find a project that needs help and offer your assistance, explain that you're not a pro and that you want paid for the work completed, not any wagecucking, and be confident that you will pull your weight no matter how many extra hours you have to put in, to learn what you don't yet know, to finish the job. There are people everywhere, especially in crypto, looking for coders, and many need them relatively pro-bono. That is, they have some funds now to kick back for living expenses, and will offer a SHARE of the profits. This means you'll either make between a fair wage for your efforts... to a year's salary in three months, or become a fucking millionaire while you're peers are slaving away with depression in college, and regardless of how well it goes, you will have learned valuable lessons and (if you paid attention) made connections more valuable than the pay, in the process.
Personally, I went from shitposting on /pol/, to being hired to shill some nonsense, to realizing I learned to be a professional investigator thanks to /pol/ and doing jobs for all sorts of bigwigs in crypto, and now I'm launching my own company, without ever having had a loan or a degree in my life.BE CONFIDENT!