Top 10 Reasons to Drop Out of School

Warning: While all statistics and trends are accurate, approximately 44% of this post is not true. We trust you to make that distinction.

The Top Ten

1 To Stay Closer to Mom and Dad

What are Mom and Dad going to put in the basement if you leave? I'm sure they'll get a treadmill to fill up the space.

so true,

2 My Band is About to Hit it Big

It's hard to get a real and formal education if a record company actually signs you and your band and you go on tour; it's happened before.

I bet you guys are good. Why not get a degree while you're on the road? It's never a bad idea to have a backup plan in case the Trash Storm doesn't get a record deal anytime soon.

That would be a cool way to not have to go to school!

3 I've Already Started my Own Company
4 I'm Too Cool for School

Yes, and you won't be cool when you have no money and live on the streets... All because you thought your "Screaming Death Monkeys With Maces" band was going to hit it big. I'll pass on that.

I'm too cool to deal with my teachers. Plus, I'm above the law. Haha!

I'm too cool to have friends, but I don't complain do I - ProPanda

To much zwag and klout lol

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5 I Won The Lottery

I WON THE LOTTERY! people may think I have money I don't need a job or an education

This is a good reason to drop out... Not that I would. Why is halo at the top nobody even likes that game its for noobs and nerds that have noting to do with their life. Play Call of Duty its for real men. - gamer123

6 Lazy

Don't give a crap about school.

SCHOOL SUCKS. I never wanna leave my room.

7 I Need to Beat WoW / Halo / Rock Band

These games provide hours, perhaps days, of fun and destruction. Maybe you could be one of those people who tests video games. That would be awesome.

With gamers like me, I could complete it in a week - SirSkeletorThe3rd

8 I Want to Be a Bum

I've always lived in a box under a bridge. It's pretty fun. You can talk to other bums, pigeons, boxes, crazy people in cars, aliens. It's great spotting aliens under the bridge - SirSkeletorThe3rd

You mean you want to be a tramp.
Bum means your backside.

I love being a bum on the streets, scavenge out food from the trashcans and make a living off the money people give to me so that I can buy signs and drugs.

It's so cool! You live under a highway and you have no money and grow a beard! You take drugs and talk to the dead frog all the time! ITS AMAZING! sarcasm. - Tacocheese

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9 School is Taking Over My Social Life

I AGREE! I've had all my boyfriend breakups at school... no I'm so freakin lonely!

LOVE IT! Laugh out loud!

ABSOLUTELY school may hurt your social life

We know that sometimes it's hard to imagine your school experience boosting your social life, but it can! Go to class --> meet new people. It's almost like magic!

10 Money is Overrated

But it sure is necessary. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, high school graduates make $16,000 less annually than those with bachelor's degrees. You probably wouldn't be interested in that, though.

The Newcomers

? You Can Make Loads More Money Off of YouTube by Making Videos of Things You Enjoy Doing.

And not some boring old job that you hate that only pays $30,000 a year.

The Contenders

11 Nobody Cares About Degrees

Nobody cares about degrees anymore. Your future is completely dependent on experience. I don't need a piece of paper to tell people I know what I'm doing.

*Remember one basic rule: What others say about you is more important than what you say about yourself.

12 School is Worthless

It dumb

What is the point of learning shapes in 9th grade. We should be learning how to pay taxes or buy a house. why can't they just teach us things that are important in our everyday lives.

13 My Dad Never Graduated from College and He's Fine

The job market is a lot different than it was when your dad was your age. Most employers now screen applicant according to education. You want to make sure you have a degree to get you in the door.

14 Too Much Homework

Yes! I'm in 4th grade and my mom said: " when I was in fourth grade homework was way harder." It's still hard now!

No, worry about high school and enjoy 4th grade while it lasts.

15 Independence is Overrated

Has your car ever broken down? Has your computer ever crashed? Have you ever wanted to make your own website? What if you had a degree that allowed you to do that for yourself and other people and you actually got paid? Before you know it, you're moving out of Mom and Dad's and the treadmill is moving in.

16 I Can't Stand The Kids In My Classes

That would be the only reason why I would even consider dropping out. The kids at my school are crazy... - MusicalPony

There is always going to be those annoying and immature kids in your class or classes. Some can handle it, and some can't. If it is really bothering a person that much to where its getting into a problem. Say you can't focus on your studies in class because of them or you just want to jump over the desk and just punch them in the face. Yeah some people probably feel that way. I actually do, not to mention that the one teacher I have doesn't do anything about it. You confront him and he just says "Don't" one time to the annoying kid. Its like what really. I think I am just gonna drop out of school anyway. My whole class is a joke with a stupid ass teacher. My Dad and Brother dropped out so I guess I am next.

17 I'm the Biggest Victim of Bullying

3 of my friends dropped out because of this

18 It's All a Scam

Pretty much, they want cram all of this educational stuff into your head within 6 or 7 hours, just so they can make thousands of dollars off of your parents.

19 Schools Not for Me

I've always hated school more than anything. I'm 14 and it's my freshmen year. I will do anything to drop out, I have dumb reasons for dropping out. I have sever depression, I'm failing almost all my classes, and I can't keep up with the work. I haven't done even one page of work this year and its almost November. The only reason why I don't do my work is because I just don't care.

Wish I had no school so I can do some things I like

School's not for you? Oh please.

I've always hated school more than anything.My principle and vice principale suck and I hate all the kids in my class. I've always hated school since kindergarten.

20 My Career Goal is Working at McDonald's
21 I Want to Live in the Streets

Or go to jail. Free food no bills


22 The School is Bad
23 I Own the House, Not the School
24 I Already Know Everything I'll Ever Learn
25 Go to College Earlier
26 Because Its Boring

School is boring and I'm gonna drop out


27 Family Problems
28 The Economy Won't Get Me Anywhere Anyway.

We are living in a world with so much social, political and ECONOMICAL instability to the extent that everything you invest in - education included, does not gaurantee you success. And due to unscrupulous economic activities by a priveledged few some people are making it without anything, its all about who you know and not how much you know.

29 I can be a stripper and still make money

Like in all reality, we've all thought about this. Even if they're payin you to put you clothes on, still making bank.

30 The Things They Teach Us are Not Useful We Need to Know How to Do Taxes, Buy a House/Car, the Basics of Math and Everything, We Don’t Need to Know the Radius of a Circle or the Volume of a Cone.

I agree!

31 I Must Play Call of Duty All the Time

This Isn't a Valid reason to drop out of school. This must be removed from this list. - Animefan12

A Call of Duty fanboy added this. - MChkflaguard_Yt

32 I'm Too Busy Playing Guitar Hero
33 I Can't Learn the Skills I Need for My Business in College

I always wanted to be independent of a 9-5 job. So I do everything to build a business. Although the time needed for college really blocks me. So why not drop out and learn on my own?

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