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If you got the chance would you go back and do high school all over again?

  1. samtenabray profile image60
    samtenabrayposted 6 years ago

    If you got the chance would you go back and do high school all over again?

  2. msviolets profile image85
    msvioletsposted 6 years ago

    While I wish I'd 'done' high school better, no.  Whether you mean recreate my high school days or start fresh today...no I wouldn't want to go back there.  Just old enough to feel ready to control your own life, still needing to answer to authority figures, 7 classes a day to keep track of plus the social scene...I can't imagine.  I'm getting ready to send my daughter next year, and I don't envy her much more than the attitude that comes with this age.  You can do anything.  You can make a difference.  You are invincible.  After all, you're a teenager and almost (but not quite) done with school.

  3. hush4444 profile image72
    hush4444posted 6 years ago

    What a great question!  No, I wouldn't, not even if I could have my adult mind in my teenage body.  I have two teenagers now, and they've brought back memories of all the drama, angst, and self-doubt that I had as a teenager.  I'm glad it's over for me.  But, I would do college all over again!

  4. duffsmom profile image61
    duffsmomposted 6 years ago

    Oh no way.  I couldn't get out of that place fast enough.  I enjoy being an adult much more than being a teenager.

  5. kschimmel profile image47
    kschimmelposted 6 years ago

    Not in a million years!  I like being almost fifty too much.  Though I'd love to have the 16-year old body and eyesight, I remember my 16-year old brain was a little flaky.

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    Emily Sparksposted 6 years ago

    No, I don't.  I believe I did my best in my high school amd I got good grades.  I don't think its necessary for me to do it all over again (not that I cannot learn anything else-I am sure I do not know everything!)

  7. TIMETRAVELER2 profile image99
    TIMETRAVELER2posted 6 years ago

    Absolutely.  Those were the best years of my life.  I was young, healthy, had all of my body parts, was never lonely and it was the 50's...when men were men and women were women and you always knew where you stood!

  8. hildred profile image78
    hildredposted 6 years ago

    No, it was only a few years ago (graduated in '06) but since then I know the pressure has only gotten worse on kids that age. High school wasn't bad, but it wasn't good either. Then again I went to a super small school which was pretty boring - lack of people, and lack of funds so there were barely any classes or activities for us to do. The only thing I miss is the lack of responsibilities outside of keeping up my grades. Of course, definitely does not compare to the freedoms of being an adult.

  9. Seeker7 profile image94
    Seeker7posted 6 years ago

    Definately not! I hated high school and never regretted the day I left. I know that some folks say and believe in the saying that 'school days are the best days of your life'! For me the were very crappy days and I couldn't wait to leave. When I hit college I was amazed at how 'human' the tutors were. They gave lots of  support and didn't ball you out or call you 'dumb' in front of everyone. College I loved and would go back anytime! High school sucks!

  10. bruzzbuzz profile image59
    bruzzbuzzposted 6 years ago

    Sure. A few years ago, a girl I had a big crush on then told me she wanted me bad back in high school. If I could go back and have that knowledge, it would have been different. Other than that, no high school would not be as cool as college to go back and do all over again.

  11. feenix profile image60
    feenixposted 6 years ago

    Hell no!

    I fought in the Vietnam War, and being in high school was even more difficult than that -- because of such things as peer pressure, broken hearts, wearing a strange-looking tuxedo to my prom that all of the other kids -- including my date -- laughed at, the tough athletic coaches who were always on my case, zits, curfews, constantly getting hassled by LAPD officers because I looked suspicious ...