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View Poll Results: How old were you when you graduated high school?
15 or younger 2 0.94%
16 15 7.08%
17 115 54.25%
18 64 30.19%
19 8 3.77%
20 or older 1 0.47%
Did not graduate/got a GED/other 7 3.30%
Voters: 212. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 07-12-2013, 09:06 AM
 
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Just out of curiosity, inspired by this thread in the parenting forum. This is just looking for how old you were on the day of your graduation -- not the day you started college/anything post-secondary.
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Old 07-12-2013, 09:07 AM
 
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Old 07-12-2013, 09:07 AM
 
Location: MMU->ABE->ATL->ASH
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Old 07-12-2013, 09:09 AM
 
Location: North Texas
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I was 16 when I finished high school proper but I stayed for the fourth year of high school to take lots of advanced classes. So I didn't technically graduate until I was 17, but I had all the credits necessary to graduate at 16 so that's what I chose.
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Old 07-12-2013, 09:24 AM
 
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I was 17, but I never skipped a grade. I started early. I have no idea way I just did.
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Old 07-12-2013, 09:26 AM
 
Location: Sioux Falls, SD area
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17. I nearly finished my freshman college football season before I turned 18. Man, for that sport alone I wish that I wouldn't have graduated so early. One year of maturity makes a big difference.

Academically, I had no issues.
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Old 07-12-2013, 09:27 AM
 
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I was 17 and was in the Army the next day after graduation. When I got out of the Army I was still to young to vote (or drink), bummer !
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Old 07-12-2013, 09:38 AM
 
Location: USA
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17. My mother started me early and paid tuition. I wish she hadn't.
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Old 07-12-2013, 09:59 AM
 
Location: Foot of the Rockies
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Graduated on my 18th birthday.
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Old 07-12-2013, 10:08 AM
 
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I was 17 and was in the Army the next day after graduation. When I got out of the Army I was still to young to vote (or drink), bummer !
So you joined and got out all before 18?
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