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celticwoman
celticwoman asks:
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How to handle people who say the army will kill me?

I'm struggling in high school, nothing is going well. Every time I take the ACT I get a 12 or 13 and that won't get me into a college. I really want to go to. So I want to join the Army, Navy or Air Force. I went to talk to a recruiter and they want my parents with me. But my parents only put me down about wanting to be in the military. And at school kids say oh you will be killed in the military or the military will kill me or ruin my life. I'm doing this because colleges don't accept a 13 on the ACT but a 35 or higher. And I want to do something different and the military offers so much. I feel tired of struggling to get into college when I fail a test two many times. I'm running out of time to decide what I will do after high school. My parents want me to stay home. But I want to leave home to start the career I really want to do. And they only think I can't do anything and aren't happy that I want to be a nurse, join the military or want to grow up. I'm so stressed and feel upset that I'm turned down from going to college.
In Topics: Jobs/Careers, Alternatives to college
> 60 days ago

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