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  • Should I change my major?

    So I've been in college for about a couple of years on and off. My major had always been psychology and have an AA in it. However while in my time at the community college I would take history classes just for the fun of it or to just add another class for financial aid purposes. It cam easier for me and it wasn't that much stressful except spending your time writing essays. 

    Anyways so after a couple of years working in the mental health field and hating it (it was a shitty job) I decided to go back to school and transfer to a 4 year which I did this semester and attending the 4 year as a psych major. But tbh im having second thoughts. I had to take out student loans for the first time and if stay majoring in psychology I will have to get my masters and that is very expensive as it is and im almost 29 so want to begin a real career already. If I switch to History then I can just get my BA and my teaching credentials which will be a little over 2 years. When I was younger I thought I wanted to be a teacher and idk why these past year I've been picturing myself doing it. If I stay in psychology I want to work in schools as an academic advisor but I again I need my masters. 

    I have made an appointment with the advisor and see what she says. But idk why im having second thoughts with my current major. Ive had a stressful week of midterms and have one last month tonight and idk its just got me thinking. I guess im also thinking long term dealing with my student loans. 

  • Any Republicans planning to vote for Biden?????

    Im just curious if any of you guys voted for trump in 2016 but regret it, if so why?

    I didn't vote for him in 2016, I just don't like him and his presidency is a failure. 

    however, I don't like Biden either but I absolutely rather have him as president that Trump. Even though both parties suck, for me the Democratic Party aligns more with my views the closest. 

    However the democrats in the house and the republicans in the senate have seriously failed the American people by putting politics over helping the struggling families who need assistance rn. They're a ******* joke, both Pelosi and especially that turtle neck McConnell.

    Politics1 week ago
  • Am I able to turn in my ballot at any polling place in my county?

    im in California and the same county but my mailing address is under my parents place, I currently live in student housing and don't like having my mail go through there due to them losing packages. However im in the same county tho.

    My question is can I drop my ballot anywhere in my county or does it have to be at the specific polling place under my parents address? 

    2 AnswersLaw & Ethics1 week ago
  • Don you think young voters will turn out to vote?

    So im 28, obviously a millennial. This upcoming election will mark a decade since I first cast my vote in the 2010 mid term elections (I know crazy how time flies) anyways im still young, however im not the same person politically when I was 18 and im sure everyone has had their views changed. Older people have told me for years that I would get more conservative whether this is true or not idk but these last 10 years and with the rise of the Trump movement and both parties playing politics while Americans are struggling, I have become way more liberal and far more left. Maybe in 20 years I will shift towards the middle who knows. 

    Anyways the oldest Millennial are almost 40, the youngest is 25. The youngest voters who are GenZ, those 18-24 rn could turn the election around, that's if we come out and vote and we know Millennials in general don't show up but im hoping with Gen Z starting to become more political aware, I feel like the younger millennials and genZ could decide the election if we come out.

    Anyways, do you guys agree?

    Also as a 28 year old millennial, I saw  9/11 live on tv when I was just 9, remember watching the invasion of Iraq on the news, 2 recessions, and a global pandemic and im not even 30 yet...So imo this election is the most important election in my lifetime...so far.

    3 AnswersElections1 week ago
  • should buy an iPad?

    So I currently have an older iPad Air. It still works good but I guess Apple stopped supporting the device and wasn't compatible with iOS 14. 

    anyway I recently just bought a MacBook and I use that for my zoom lectures and doing my hw. The iPad I mainly used it for my textbooks (although I prefer physical books but budget wise this semester I had to use a etextbook version for one of my classes) however the iPad im looking it, is their budget model and it has Apple Pencil support which I can use to take notes during lecture. but idk if ill like it or not. 

    do you guys think I should get one? The Apple Pencil is making me curious to buy one tbh. 

  • should buy an iPad?

    So I currently have an older iPad Air. It still works good but I guess Apple stopped supporting the device and wasn't compatible with iOS 14. 

    anyway I recently just bought a MacBook and I use that for my zoom lectures and doing my hw. The iPad I mainly used it for my textbooks (although I prefer physical books but budget wise this semester I had to use a etextbook version for one of my classes) however the iPad im looking it, is their budget model and it has Apple Pencil support which I can use to take notes during lecture. but idk if ill like it or not. 

    do you guys think I should get one? The Apple Pencil is making me curious to buy one tbh. 

    2 AnswersLaptops & Notebooks3 weeks ago
  • Can I get charged for a lost package? ?

    So I bought a MacBook last month through Best Buy. It got delayed and eventually lost so I called and and Best Buy sent me a replacement. The next day I get the original MacBook I bought. I called Best Buy and they told me to just send back the replacement. But I never received the shipping label. Then ups comes to my house and picks up the macbook. I thought nothing of it. However then I find out it was a fed ex package. Long story short they don’t where it is. Ups had no records of it even getting picked up. Fed Ex only has records of dropping off the package not picking it up. 

    I called Best Buy and they opened an investigation...however when I asked about them charging me he couldn’t give a straight answer...can they change me for a package they lost? And if they do try to charge me who can I go to? Best Buy? UPS or fed ex? 

    It’s so frustrating. I am not paying another $1200 for laptop that I didn’t originally buy. 

    2 AnswersOther - Business & Finance3 weeks ago
  • Tips on using a MacBook for beginners?

    So I've never owned a MacBook before, I've mainly used windows and last year I tried to use a Chromebook (wasn't a fan of it) I was going to get another windows laptop but tbh I wanted something different and since I already use my iPhone and my iPad daily I thought might as well cough up the extra money and get a MacBook. I got the MacBook Air tho since I will be using it for basic stuff, mainly college work. However I'm still learning the OS. I'm generally tech savvy (perks of being a millennial and growing up with technology lol) so I'm not stressing about it since ill eventually pick it up but do you guys have any tips, like any links to websites or even better, YouTube tutorials maybe I will learn something useful. 

    2 AnswersLaptops & Notebooks1 month ago
  • UPS hasn’t delivered my MacBook? ?

    So I’m frustrated rn. I bought a MacBook through Best Buy in September 2nd, was supposed to receive it on the 10th but it got delayed and when I began tracking the package through the UPS website it said I was going to receive it yesterday the 14th by 9pm...it never arrived and I noticed the tracker hasn’t been updated since the 11th, saying the last time it was scanned was at a town that’s a couple minutes away.

    I’ve tried calling UPS with no one answering it takes me to a bot, asks me for the shipping number and when I’m supposedly getting transferred to someone real I get taken back to the main menu options. 

    Im just frustrated because of the lack of information. At first I thought it was due to the wildfires since I do live in California, however The town I live is far from the fires and the town where the package was last scanned as well. Only thing we have been dealing with is the smoke. 

    Idk what to do or who to call at this point tbh. 

    I’ve tried Best Buy and no luck either. 

    1 AnswerOther - Business & Finance1 month ago
  • Question about California unemployment benefits? ?

    So I’ve been getting unemployment and get benefits every two weeks. I certified yesterday for the weeks of 9/5 and 9/12 and usually have the money by now but I haven’t received anything. 

    However on my profile page it says I was paid for those weeks. 

    Their online page says it’s under maintenance and to call a number to certify and other info, I called but no one answers. 

    I just find it odd that it says I was paid already but I haven’t received anything and my unemployment benefits balance is the same amount from last time I got paid 

    Anyone else still waiting to get paid?

    Law & Ethics1 month ago
  • Anyone in California waiting on unemployment? ?

    So I’ve been getting unemployment and get benefits every two weeks. I certified yesterday for the weeks of 9/5 and 9/12 and usually have the money by now but I haven’t received anything. 

    However on my profile page it says I was paid for those weeks. 

    Their online page says it’s under maintenance and to call a number to certify and other info, I called but no one answers. 

    I just find it odd that it says I was paid already but I haven’t received anything and my unemployment benefits balance is the same amount from last time I got paid 

    Anyone else still waiting to get paid? 

    3 AnswersElections1 month ago
  • Have any of you done a Covid anti body test? ?

    Im not referring about the nose swap one. This is a blood test to see if you have anti bodies. 

    I got sick back in February for 14 or so days and never been sick like that before. Was told it was the flu and mild bronchitis. This was right before Covid was declared a pandemic and hadn’t spread beyond like 2 states. 

    Just wondering if anyone has done this test?

    1 AnswerMedicine1 month ago
  • Question about the extra unemployment benefits?

    So I applied for unemployment on August 8th, obviously after the extra $600 expired. So I’ve never seen the extra benefits. In California they are going to start giving out an extra $300 starting this week. Will this mean I will get some sort of back pay for the weeks we didn’t get it? If so will it be one payment? 

    2 AnswersLaw & Ethics1 month ago
  • Sunglasses for those who already wear glasses? ?

    So my eyes are sensitive, especially when it’s sunny out (I live in California)...i do wear glasses 24/7 since I’m near sighted. And I don’t like wearing contact lenses either.

    I know in Amazon they have some that for over your own glasses but I’m just worried I’ll get the wrong size and would like to try them on before purchasing. 

    Do I need to go to a Optometrist for this? 

    Or does like target or Walmart have them where I can just buy them? 

    3 AnswersOptical2 months ago
  • What are my options if I don’t have health insurance????

    So I quit my job this month due to going back to college full time. I had health insurance through my employer but obviously that isn’t the case atm. I am receiving unemployment and my parents weren’t willing me to apply for Medi-Cal (California’s health insurance for low income individuals/families) but if I apply rn it will take probably weeks to see if I’m approved since they are backed up. 

    Now this past week I haven’t been feeling well. Just been feeling nauseous and can’t seem to keep my food down. I made an appointment for a free Covid test tomorrow at a pharmacy but I’m just wondering if I do get worse and need to go to the ER or see a doctor (which is unlikely to see one in person atm) what are my options if I don’t have insurance? 

    3 AnswersMen's Health2 months ago
  • Can smoke Affect your eyes? ?

    So As many of you guys know California is literally on fire. I live about 45 minutes from one of the wildfires and all this week the air has been very bad. The smoke and the ash everywhere. 

    Anyway, my eyes have been bothering me. I do have sensitive eyes when it comes to allergies. However it’s been more like dull ache, and burning. What worries me is that on my last check up the doctor put me down for glaucoma suspect so I’m not sure if it’s that even tho supposedly there’s no symptoms for it.

    At the same time the smoke could be a reason as well. 

    3 AnswersOptical2 months ago
  • Any advice for going back to college? ?

    So 10 years ago this month I was getting ready to start community college. At the time I was lost, didn’t want to attend community college, the economy was still in a recession. I was just an 18 year old kid lost. After years of going on and off and at one point considered dropping out. I ended up going back and graduating 6 years later. It was very late but I at least I finished. 3 years later I decided to work in my field for a year however that ended up being almost 3 years. I was scared to go transfer to a 4 year, scared that I would fail but I went back to finish my last class last year and go accepted. And yet here I am. I’m now 28, still kinda lost but determined. I could have given up years ago but I didn’t. People have told me I’m too old to go back, I’m stupid for pulling out student loans this late. But going to college has always been a goal since i was a little kid. I want my degree, I truly believe having an education can open a lot of opportunities and I’m not talking about making more money but doing a job that you enjoy and involved helping people. (I’m a psych major) 

    Just how I came of age in the middle of a recession my generation is facing another economic crisis on top of a global pandemic that has changed college life. It may have taken me 10 years to get here but I can’t let anything get in the way from reaching my goals. 

    Anyways, either way I am feeling nervous about starting. Idk how it’s going to be like with everything online. 

  • Anyone here use Marijuana to treat anxiety? ?

    So I’ve been smoking weed for my anxiety and insomnia for almost a year now and it’s been working fine. However these Past couple of weeks and especially this week my anxiety has been bad. I’m starting a new college next week, I took out student loans, had to quit my job so I can focus and finish school on time. Rn the anxiety is very high. I’m anxiously waiting in my student loans to deposit to pay my rent. Also waiting in unemployment benefits but with everything going it seems everything is backed up. I’m just trying to stay optimistic but the anxiety and stress is getting to me. I ran out of weed yesterday and couldn’t sleep and I woke up anxious. The anxiety also kills my appetite which the weed helps with. 

    I don’t want to take meds either since I feel like marijuana is more natural than meds and have worse side effects. 

    Anyways does anyone here use marijuana for anxiety or for any other health conditions if so what is it and do you think it helps? 

    Mental Health2 months ago
  • Does Apple do Fast shipping? ?

    Im planning to buy a MacBook And Apple is giving free AirPods if you buy one. On the website it says they have free 2 day fast shipping but when I add to cart it’s telling me it won’t ship until between late August to September 8th...

    My local Apple Store is closed idk if that has anything to do with it. 

  • Should I get a MacBook Air or a MacBook Pro? ?

    So I’m in need of a new laptop for school. I’ve only owned windows laptops and currently have a chrome book which I hate using. I also haven’t been liking windows lately. I just want something new and been curious to try the Mac OS. I already use iOS on my iPhone and iPad so I’m familiar with that. 

    Im just not sure which if the two to get...i don’t do hardcore stuff. I don’t do heavy gaming either. Mainly going to use it for college, hw, and maybe streaming Netflix. At first I think the Air is more ideal but Idk the Touch Bar in the pro looks cool but idk if it’s just a gimmick. Also do care about speed and performance. 

    And advice what to get? 

    2 AnswersLaptops & Notebooks2 months ago