Hi Captain, I am trying to figure out how to still be supportive of my friend continuing on to grad school when I recently had to dropout of my own program due to a lot of different reasons (COVID striking my family, online course-work not being a good avenue for me, extra course-work due to … Continue reading #1282: “I want to support my friend without helping him with all his class assignments.”
#1068: “How do I snap out of this apathy?”
Hi Dear Captain, I'm an 18yr old just on the last legs of high school. I've got this Huge! Life! Affirming! Exam!(equivalent to SATs) coming up on April, and I am so not prepared. So, I've got a family that's lowkey hellish to live with.My siblings are all nearly a decade older. My mum is … Continue reading #1068: “How do I snap out of this apathy?”
#801: Why can’t other people care about school as much as I do?
Hi, I’m a 17 year old homeschooled dual-creadit student who attends my local community college. I have a 4.0 there, and I am part of the honor society and an officer in the Honors Student Organization. I’m not, at least not in by my family’s standards, brilliant, but I am smart. I always try to … Continue reading #801: Why can’t other people care about school as much as I do?
#609: Tips for finding the first rung on the career ladder.
Greetings Captain! I’m having a hell of a time trying to decide what to do with my life. I would like a career that suits me, but the problem is I have no real skills. Some backstory: I graduated with my BA in 2011 from a small school that no one has ever heard of. … Continue reading #609: Tips for finding the first rung on the career ladder.
#605: How do I help my home-schooled brother get the education he should have had as a kid?
Dear Captain Awkward, My siblings and I were all home-schooled, and we all turned out all right, finished school, have decent jobs...until tale-end Charlie was born twelve years after the rest of us. My parents decided to home-school Charlie (PUBLIC SCHOOL EVIL! DRUGS! GANGS! ROCK MUSIC!) except by then they were both tired of the … Continue reading #605: How do I help my home-schooled brother get the education he should have had as a kid?
#370: Unmotivated to apply for jobs.
Dear Captain Awkward, I moved to the UK for uni a year ago with plans to get a job at the same time, since that was what I'd always done before. At first I decided to wait until second semester in order to settle in, since I had student loans and a scholarship to lower … Continue reading #370: Unmotivated to apply for jobs.
#199: I have an embarrassing, unshakeable crush on my teacher.
Dear Captain Awkward, I am 21 years old. I am in a long term relationship, which will be going on four years this spring. He and I have had our ups and downs, but for the most part our relationship has been great. We have a lot of fun together, and have been through so … Continue reading #199: I have an embarrassing, unshakeable crush on my teacher.
Short(er) Answer Monday
Here are two questions that are both kind of about confidence. Question #125: How do I regain my confidence? Dear Captain Awkward I'm a 25 year old who is at university for the first time in her life after making not the best choices as a teenager. I have been there for 2 and a … Continue reading Short(er) Answer Monday