College Papers

  • Above Cultural Expectation

    1314 words, 6 pages

    English 103 The importance of education is engrained in American culture. It is often expected for young adults to seek a higher education after high school in hopes of getting a high paying job down the road, the idea of self-sufficiency. In the novel Make Your Home Among Strangers, author Jennine Capo Crucet does a phenomenal job showing the clash of cultures in this Cuban family living in America as their world seemingly falls apart. Lizet, the oldest daughter, applies for college without permission amid much family drama. Crucet brilliantly utilizes clever syntax to depict the culture

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    Interview - General Chemistry

    417 words, 2 pages

    As a freshman, I didn’t have many options in who to pick for this interview because all of my professors, teachers, and teaching assistants (T.A.’s) are not of my major. But of all of these people, I chose my General Chemistry I T.A., Michael Vega. On the day I sent my e-mail to him, he seemed eager to answer all of my questions on that day, although I did allow him some time to answer. Upon receiving his response to my e-mail, I got thorough answers, proving to me that my teachers and teaching assistants do care. Michael attended Kishwaukee Community College in Malta, IL, but then eventual

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    Milton Freidman

    464 words, 2 pages

    Milton Freidman was born in 1912 in Brooklyn, New York. Freidman was the youngest of four children and even though his parents worked, the income was very little. However, there was always food on the table and the family atmosphere was very supportive. Freidman attended public schools along with his sisters and in 1928 he graduated from high school at the age of sixteen. His father died during his senior year of high school. Friedman wanted to attended college even though it meant he would have to pay for it by himself. Luckily for Friedman, he was awarded a scholarship from Rutgers Un

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    Why Physical Education Should Not Be Mandatory In College

    565 words, 3 pages

    I firmly believe that gym class should not be a mandatory part of a college schedule. Simply put, I think this in large part due to the fact that other venues and activities exist for the opportunity to get oneself in shape, as well as the point that why should a student be made to take a class when he is paying a lot of money out of his or her own pocket for their tuition? He or she should be given their own choice when it comes to taking a physical education course of any kind. While the opportunity to take the class should remain, the choice to make such a class mandatory is imprudent an

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    Is College Worth It?

    1155 words, 5 pages

    Is College Worth it? Right now in our society a college education is no longer an option or privilege, but rather a necessity. We are practically raised and conditioned to believe that one needs higher education in order to succeed in life. There is a saying that says, "If you think education is expensive, try ignorance." However, as technology is constantly advancing and computers are running almost anything, is a college education really necessary? There are people whom have never set foot in a college and are doing better than people who have their master's degree. There are views from bot

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    Do We Really Need College?

    324 words, 2 pages

    Do we really need college?; A view on the importance of college “Almost 90% of respondents to one survey thought that a college education is as important today as a high school education used to be … “ ( Lewis 46 ). I absolutely agree with the 90 percentile because throughout our society it is very hard to find a well paying job without a college degree. Growing up most adults I was acquainted with either did not attend college, or even graduate high school. Graduating high school back in their time opened doors for many job opportunities, but today the bar is set so high with competition

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    Personal Goals And Strenths

    2061 words, 9 pages

    {text:bookmark-start} Paper on Individual Skills and Strengths {text:bookmark-end} To begin with, I was born into a home that was strictly and unapologetically Right-Wing Republican. My father, who I should just state here and now is my first and best love, my ultimate hero, and the person I try to emulate on a daily basis, is 100% pure born Swede, a protestant, or at least he was then; he has since converted to Catholicism, and he was also one of the wildest people on the planet, bar none. My mother, an extremely amenable lady, who I also love and adore completely, is descended from Spain, F

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