Monday, July 2, 2012

the degree and winner announced

shirt: JCPenny necklace: F21 watch: Fossil (brown band) jeans: F21 belt: F21 shoes: Lauren Conrad via Kohl's AA: my brain!

While "It's Raining Men" has been on repeat in my head all weekend from the viewing og Magic Mike, I almost forgot to post about this. See that dreamy men with 8 packs will do to you? It's a crime really. Anyways, that little piece of paper? I worked my bum off for that. I was sort of a super nerd in high school. Graduating with 30 college credits put me at a head start for college. When I found out I was going to go away for school, my goal was to get my AA in one year when it usualy takes two. Yeah, I know, super-nerd. When I get my mind set on something, there isn't much that can stop me. To get this degree, I would have to take 33 credits in one year. Not thinking when I signed up for my first semester, I took only 13. I could have kicked myself when I realized what all I would have to do my second semester. You may remember here and here where I talked about cheating the system by taking a CLEP test. I passed and this put me over the edge. I now reached the amount of credits needed to apply for my degree. I did it! I was going to get my AA and accomplish everything I set out to do. Not that the little piece of paper in my hands will increase my pay, make my certified to do anything important, or save the world. It's more just a reminder that I CAN do anything I set my mind to.

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The winner of Deloom's $50 shopping credit is:
Congratulations Georgina!
Email me at amyjpalmer54 (at) gmail (dot) com
and let me know that you're the winner.


26 comments:

Sarah Stright said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Congrats on your degree lady! You are definitely ambitious!

Sierra said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Congratulations! No worries on being a super nerd. I did the exact same thing: took college courses in high school and graduated with my AA in one year. Now I don't have nearly as much debt as my classmates who didn't take college classes in HS and went straight to a four-year university. Definitely worth the effort :)

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his little lady said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

oh wow, congrats girl! that is definitely very impressive, and you should shout it from the rooftops. but i have to know, was magic mike actually a good movie?!
xo TJ

Georgina said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

WOW that is definitely very impressive! Congratulation lady!

Lauren @ Pink on the Cheek said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Thanks for linking up with The Blogger Party!
Keep spreading the word on facebook and twitter, I really appreciate!
Thank you so much for the love & support!!
xoxo
Lauren
thebloggerparty.blogspot.com

sirène said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

congraaaaats! :D

Lena @ Mom2MemphisAndRuby said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Wow! Congrats, girl and GOOD FOR YOU! ♥
LOVE the shoes, btw!
New follower from the GFC Blog Hop! Nice to meet you!

Daisy said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Loving your shoes!
Congrats on the degree, well done!
Visiting from the GFC blog hop and added myself to your followers. Hope you can come and visit my blog too.

Jenny @ The NY Melrose Family said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I love your shoes! I'm a new follower from the gfc blog hop. I host a weekly link party on Wednesdays and I'd love for you to join in some time.

Nilda said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Congrats on getting your AA, that's a great accomplishment. Love your outfit, especially the shoes New follower from the Blog Hop. Hope you can come visit me!

Anha SNT said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Cute outfit. Your shoes are beautiful.

xoxo

Carly said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Congrats! How exciting!

Popping over from the hop, Im your newest follower and can't wait to read more!

Carly
www.lipglossandcrayons.com

Jessica said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

love the checked shirt, super cute! and congratulations indeed! it is really important to set goals and strive for them and know you can do anything you set your mind too :D

-Jessica
http://runninginsideus.blogspot.com/

Bekuh Browning said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

You look adorable, and congrats on your degree! What a huge accomplishment. You go girl.

Niki said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I LOVE this outfit!!

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Elisabeth @ La Vita e Bella said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

loving your outfit here - especially your shirt :)
Here from the blog hop (and followeing!)
Love,
Elisabeth
i'd love for you to say hi over at: lavitaebella-elisabeth.blogspot.com

dreaming en francais said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Congrats on getting your degree! And your outfit is lovely too! xo

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Anastasiya Kononova said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Nice outfit!
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Always Maylee said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Yay congrats! You look super cute in gingham, love that necklace too. Have a happy 4th! :)

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

Tiffany @ Blabbering Thoughts said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

So so cute outfit!!! Newest follower, found you from Erin @ Living in Yellow!

bonnie-bonnbonnboutiqe.blogspot.com said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

love your outfit!

stopping by form GFC Hop

Giovanna said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Such a cute look! Love your sandals! Congrats on your degree!!

xx
Giovanna
www.oliveandanarrow.com

Giovanna said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Such a cute look! Love your sandals! Congrats on your degree!!

xx
Giovanna
www.oliveandanarrow.com

Heather said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Congrats!!!! I am in love with your checked shirt and necklace combo :)

XO
www.pearlsandpaws.blogspot.com

TheTinyHeart said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Congrats on getting your AA! Such a great accomplishment. You look adorable in your gingham :) I'm a new follower!

-Sharon
The Tiny Heart

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