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      07-20-2011, 01:45 AM   #23
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I hope that's sacasm that I read. If not, then there's a disconnect with reality.

Making millions has more to do with DNA, drive, ingenuity, creativity, etc. than having a degree. A degree in an "arts" major makes the likelyhood of millions even more remote for all but the elite.

Apparently you've got some DNA. Maybe you should study something related to your family's business so that you'll be able to contribute when the time comes. A double major in something practical and an arts degree will only take an extra semester or two, if you plan appropriately.

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missed this somehow. i definitely don't think that a degree automatically equates to success at ALL. i just mean that in order to be able to be a part of the family business, i have to have one. and there's really not much i can learn that's gonna help me out besides going to law school, which would be overkill, given that i don't need it. the problem is that i'm now 21 and have been in school for 3 years, and i only have 42 usable credits. it's too late for me to double major practically...i've just gotta get it done. there are other circumstances that aren't worth sharing with the whole world...but the sum of everything means that i'm probably going to CA.


and thanks for the kind words, everyone.
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      07-26-2011, 04:04 PM   #24
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somehow I missed this thread...

welcome back Josh! I'm glad you're sorting out all that personal stuff. Are you feeling better now? Out of curiosity, what was the diagnosis for your seizure episodes and vertigo?

Anywho... you remind me of a much younger Howie Mandel. That being said, looking forward to seeing more of your pics here.
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      07-26-2011, 04:45 PM   #25
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missed this somehow. i definitely don't think that a degree automatically equates to success at ALL. i just mean that in order to be able to be a part of the family business, i have to have one. and there's really not much i can learn that's gonna help me out besides going to law school, which would be overkill, given that i don't need it. the problem is that i'm now 21 and have been in school for 3 years, and i only have 42 usable credits. it's too late for me to double major practically...i've just gotta get it done. ...
At 21 it's not too late for anything. The key is to have a real plan and stick to it. So what if you're 23 when you graduate, so long as it's something useful and additive to your future.

Good luck.

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1) great shots
2) you have skills
3) don't be retarded and waste your money on school
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1) great shots
2) you have skills
3) don't be retarded and waste your money on photography school
fixed that for you.
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      07-26-2011, 09:56 PM   #28
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fixed that for you.
lol, I'm going to start calling you Mr. fix it.
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fixed that for you.
that's what i meant

waste of money....
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somehow I missed this thread...

welcome back Josh! I'm glad you're sorting out all that personal stuff. Are you feeling better now? Out of curiosity, what was the diagnosis for your seizure episodes and vertigo?

Anywho... you remind me of a much younger Howie Mandel. That being said, looking forward to seeing more of your pics here.
thanks, man.
i still have pretty serious issues with vertigo, not so much with the partial complex seizures. they never found anything wrong there. as far as the vertigo goes, it's migraine related...meaning i'm stuck with it for a long, long time. oh well. transdermal scopolamine helps when it's real bad.
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At 21 it's not too late for anything. The key is to have a real plan and stick to it. So what if you're 23 when you graduate, so long as it's something useful and additive to your future.

Good luck.

Dave
so much to decide haha.

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1) great shots
2) you have skills
3) don't be retarded and waste your money on school
1) thanks
2) thanks again
3) ergh.

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Nice pics
thanks.

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it's beginning to look like I won't be going to brooks this fall. a week ago i was certain of it, haha. probably at very least postponing it until spring so i have the opportunity to look at other places. SMFA (so i can have a degree from tufts), SCAD, etc. or, if things turn out well, maybe not going to school for a little while and just shooting.
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