Graduate School Papers

  • Over A Sea Of Change

    1132 words, 5 pages

    From the time of birth, humans are picking up on and learning the ways of our surroundings. Whether it be the bad things, like hearing people curse and then running around as a three year old and screaming curse words at the top of your lungs, or watching your granddad kneel and pray before bed every night and you doing the same without knowing how to pray or even what prayer is. Kids grasp hold to every little motion made and educate themselves by observing that. Although every country and culture has different customs and traditions, all babies learn them the same way. For example, growing u

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    Greek Vs Non Greek

    1401 words, 6 pages

    To be or not to be…Greek that is. This is a question most in coming freshmen face when entering college. The Greek system has come under a lot of criticism and scrutiny due to the stereotypes given to them such as partiers, alcoholics, promiscuous, and good for nothing. Though those not in the Greek system have as well, being referred to as losers, weird, and even “Goddamn Independents (GDI)” (Greek vs. Non-Greek 1 of 2). There is no right or wrong way to go, to be or not to be Greek, it is simply a matter of opinion and choice of lifestyle, and there is, a dramatic dif

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    The International Federation Of Home Economics

    2444 words, 10 pages

    The International Federation of Home Economics was developed under the leadership of Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards; later an emphasis was placed on the social, economic, and aesthetic aspects. Although called in some countries home science, household arts, domestic science, or domestic economy, the subject is known today in the United States as home economics, and specialized terms are used for its subdivisions. The field of home economics has, at different times, emphasized training in needlework, cookery, the management of servants, the preparation of medicines, and food preservation; suc

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    Why Get An An Mba

    1107 words, 5 pages

    University of Phoenix Some people are of the opinion that experience should count more than having a college degree. And while our student was a member of the armed forces this proved to be true. Advancement was gained by your expertise in the job you performed; along with the training you attained to be a supervisor. She excelled at her position, gaining rank and respect of junior officers and enlisted. Once she was discharged from the service, she was ready to take on the corporate world and make a contribution. Alas, that was not to be. The corporate world demand a college education, hav

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    Organizational Behavior Terminology And Concepts

    1140 words, 5 pages

    Organizational behavior can be described as groups of people who work together but contribute individually toward accomplishing a shared goal or task. The study of organizational behavior helps us understand what people think, feel and do in organizational settings. This knowledge helps employees and managers alike predict, decipher and manipulate organizational elements. No two organizations are alike, but the practices of many can be used in most situations. The way the organization runs itself is often due to the ethics and communication of the group as a whole. The purpose of this essay i

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    Internet Use Among College Students Impact On Social And Academic Aspect

    2426 words, 10 pages

    Abstract Forty college students who stayed on campus in Coppin State University were interviewed in the school cafeteria, about their use of the Internet for the purpose of identifying how their Internet use has affected their social or academic lives. An average college student uses the internet about 100 minutes per day for school work and social networking such as face book. However, there are students who use the internet for the whole day. Introduction They basically use it for all the time they are awake and time allocated for their children. Approximately 1

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    Drinking Age Lower

    1670 words, 7 pages

    There are almost two-hundred countries in the world and four have the drinking age set at twenty-one. Only four in the entire world: Ukraine, South Korea, Malaysia, and the United States. All the other countries have lower drinking ages or do not have a limit on how old you have to be to consume alcohol. The debate on the drinking age has been going on for years and is extremely controversial. Those that believe the drinking age of twenty-one should stay, argue that a person is more mature at twenty-one, can handle the pressures of alcohol, and will realize when he or she has had enough; how

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    Maintaining Academic Honesty

    1395 words, 6 pages

    Page 1 Academic Honesty Maintaining Academic honesty is a must for all students. Whether it is in college or in any grade level honesty in any form is a top priority. Academic honesty begins at ground level and entails the student using proper techniques for turning in any type of work. Students must maintain a code of ethics in order to ensure that they are honest when turning in their work. Most people feel that honesty is a must when turning in any type of work in a school setting. You must maintain honesty so that the teacher has a good feeling about you and trusts the work

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    Student Survival Guide

    1104 words, 5 pages

    This student survival guide is your one stop for any information you need to navigate your way through Axia College with ease. This guide will go over six important topics you need to know to be successful in distant learning. Starting new at Axia College may be frustrating and a little scary, especially if you have never done distant learning before, but this guide will help you find your way through Axia College with no difficulties. First things first, using Axia’s Educational Resources is the one of the most important things to learn before you even start distant learning. You need to do

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    Plagiarism

    1782 words, 8 pages

    This research paper will inform and describe what plagiarism is and how to prevent it. Plagiarism is easily prevented just by having the knowledge of how to do so. It shows how it hurts an individual and how it makes it harder for them to succeed in the long run. This paper also informs you what type of people plagiarize and why they do it. It explains specific methods you can use to prevent plagiarism. Information for this paper has been collected from student manuals, reference books, and websites. Plagiarism is a very common problem but it can also easily be reme

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    College Pay Day

    1187 words, 5 pages

    English 101 – 1:15 20 April, 2010 Have you ever wondered why Division 1 College athletes don’t get paid just little bit for all the money they’re making for the school and their sponsors? “The National Collegiate Athletic Association and its partners are practicing what some would call modern day slavery. “All these D1 colleges/universities are recruiting these athletes and are housing and educating them, which they feel is appropriate for the services of their labor” (Cline). The debate has gone on for years now about whether or not college athletes should be paid to play. Although some may

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    The Sweet Land

    1960 words, 8 pages

    Jennifer S. Filipowicz California State University, Dominguez Hills Dr. Carolina San Juan The Sweet Land Sweet Land is love story of two people who were immigrants, one who was already established in Southern Minnesota (Olaf) and the other who traveled from Norway to marry a man she had never met (Inga). The film presents instances of immigration for women during World War I to the United States. Language barriers, feminization of migration and the role of the community will be discussed. Inga's immigration to the United States begins when she is seen on a train and then in a train stat

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    Filipino Work Values Scale (Fwvs)

    1006 words, 5 pages

    I. DESCRIPTION The Filipino Work Values Scale (FWVS), Student Edition, is an instrument designed to determine a student’s work values. The scale consists of 80 items and takes approximately 15-20 minutes to accomplish. Differences between the Employee Student Editions are only in the General and Specific Direction for accomplishing the Scale. The Student Edition was adapted from the Employee Edition of the FWVS. The directions in the Employee Edition calls for the respondent to assess his/her work values with which he/she makes decisions at work. The Studen

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    Preparing For College

    1541 words, 7 pages

    Many high school graduates are often unprepared for college. That's because not all public high schools take enough time toprepare for college their juniors and seniors for what lies ahead. Instead students are force to focus primarily on GPA,SAT, ACT scores and anything else that will improve their chances of getting into their college or university of choice. It doesn't help to get into college and then flunk most of their classes the first semester. Depending on the school, having just one 'F' can do a lot of damage. It causes a ripple effect that can ultimately pre

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    Essays

    1949 words, 8 pages

    What a lot of people don't realize going into the first day of classes in college is that you really have about two to three days of firsts. That intial first day of being on campus with everyone is a bit overwhelming and, in fact, frustrating. The second and sometimes third day are also very overwhelming because most college students are on a rotating schedule. This means that the classes are completely different two of the five days a week. So Monday, is your first day of official classes, but Tuesday is practically like Monday all over again. That's why Tip #5 is imp

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    Who Moved My Cheese

    1018 words, 5 pages

    Who Moved My Cheese? Is a simple story of four characters that live in a maze and are constantly looking for cheese. Two of the four characters are Hem and Haw, who are little people about the size of mice, they are complex people just like humans.   They rely on their emotions, and experience in life to make achievements, but also like humans they can become very comfortable and be oblivious to what is happening around them.   The other two characters Sniff and Scurry, are mice.   They rely more on instinct and their senses to conduct everyday life.   They spend their time running around, l

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    Clemson Vs Furman

    2044 words, 9 pages

    English II Honors Clemson University vs. Furman University 1. What I knew Being in the middle of high school, I am thinking about my future more than ever now. I have made mostly A’s and B’s all of my life, so I will probably have the chance to go to a good college if I choose to do so. This decision will be one of the biggest decisions of my life, and I will need to put much thought and research into this decision. Early in my life, I began going to Clemson University football, baseball, and soccer games. For this reason, I am now a big Clemson fan, and I hope to go there for my college c

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    Miss

    1950 words, 8 pages

    I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world. I never graduated from college. Truth be told, this is the closest I’ve ever gotten to a college graduation. Today, I want to tell you three stories from my life. That’s it. No big deal. Just three stories. The first story is about connecting the dots. I dropped out of Reed College after the first six months, but then stayed around as a drop-in for another 18 months or so before I really quit. So why did I drop out? It started before I was born. My biologica

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    Plagiarism

    1414 words, 6 pages

    Plagiarism is defined as the unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work. It has been happening worldwide for many of years. This causes concern in the workplace and in schools. These places do take affirmative action when they come across this matter, yet people still continue to do so. This has become something that others rely on to get their priorities done and it must come to an end. Different influences make plagiarism occur. First is peer pressure. “ Not everyo

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    Organizational Communication

    1337 words, 6 pages

    Abstract The collective use of different leadership styles and sources of power can either hinder or promote effective communication and organizational commitment. In today’s business environment, some organizations are rigorously striving to achieve an effective communication model as well as working on strengthening employees moral to increase organizational commitment. At Southwest Airlines, it appears to be a seamless and effortless process because the leaders and employees working together exemplify a company consistently maintaining an effective communication mo

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    Work Flexibility

    2821 words, 12 pages

    Abstract Nowadays, flexible work is of interest of not only employees but also employers, being a means to achieve greater performances and better results at work. This essay, based on both secondary data from various websites and books as well as the author's own observation, aims to discuss different types of work flexibility in general and in Vietnam in particular. Specifically, it provides readers with a theoretical overview of the work flexibility and its types, a several applications of this work approach in the case of Vietnam and finally, some suggested ways to enhance the situation o

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    Althes

    1704 words, 7 pages

    Favoritism The major issue is that athletes are being accepted into colleges over highly standard students is becoming more common as the years go by. It seems to be simply unfair to the student. Choosing athletes over academics is also setting the college to be less selective. Being a competitive athlete gives a higher chance to be admitted into a college before a “regular student”. Other underrepresented groups would include minority students and alumni relations. Athletes are recruited to become part of that specific institution, therefore it gives them an advant

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    Higher Ed Case Study

    6085 words, 25 pages

    SEGMENTATION STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVED ENROLLMENT AND RETENTION LEVELS – A CASE STUDY IN HIGHER ED MARKETING STUDENT ATTRITION AND THE REVOLVING DOOR SYNDROME Extremely high attrition rates underscore the myriad challenges today’s colleges and universities face with regard to long term growth and sustainability. Consider the following statistics as reported by (Schertzer and Schertzer, 2004; Brawer, 1999; and Cravatta, 1997): “Approximately 50 percent of the freshmen enrolled in colleges and universities drop out before completing their programs; nearly on

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    Education Of Latino Students

    3824 words, 16 pages

    Introduction The Latino population is largest and fast-growing minority group in the United States reaching 37.5 million in the year 2002. With the population growing every year the education achievement of Latinos has not kept pace with the rest of the population that includes Caucasians, African Americans and Asians/Pacific Islanders. Latinos are the largest ethnic group in the state’s public schools, compromising 41.5% of the public school population. In addition, with an almost one percent per year increase in the school-age population, Latinos will comprise more

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    Student Survival

    999 words, 4 pages

    Student Survival Guide Usage of Educational Resources The Center for Writing Excellence is located on the home page under My Learning Resources, click on tools and tutorial, the option for the Center for Writing Excellencewill pop up. The Center for Writing Excellence provides a system for checking over papers for plagiarism and has the new WritePoint system. The WritePoint system checks for grammatical error and expands vocabulary usage by giving useful feedback on your papers. This system is optimal for students pressed for time, because it only takes a matter of m

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    Be Involvement

    997 words, 4 pages

    As you walk to your next class, notice all the activities taking place around you. There are signs encouraging people to donate pocket change to help with a fundraiser the Greeks are trying to recruit other students and there are bright banners telling you to join an organization here on campus. No matter where you are on campus, there is something encouraging you to be a part of Southeastern. There are so many activities to choose from: Greeks, Campus Board Activities, Student Government Association, Orientation Leader, just to list a few. There are over 120 campus organizations at Southeas

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    Attending College Vs Not Attending College

    1002 words, 5 pages

    Attending College vs. Not Attending College Ashley Jarolim COM/170 April 9, 2015 Joyce Cottonham “Attending College vs. Not Attending College” Some people decide that college is a great asset for their future careers. Others, on the other hand belief that good honest hard work will give them all the satisfaction they need. The disadvantages of not attending college far outweigh the advantages of getting an education. Many people often consider which is the best choice for them after graduating from high school, should they go to college or not? Whichever ch

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    Gen 200 Personal Responsibility

    999 words, 4 pages

    Agreeing to disagree, personal responsibility is in every part of life. Personal responsibility can define a path in life or many paths in life. Paths in a life can be home, college, and work/career. Balancing the paths can become a challenge. The challenge can determined personal responsibility (Rampersad 2006). Looking at any business, the person who is the head of that business has taken personal responsibility. One statement define personal responsibility among the many who choose to accept a challenge. The person who takes responsibility will make a successful student as well as a leade

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    My Life Journey

    795 words, 4 pages

    My Life Journey (from past to future) As a child in elementary school, Jr. High, and high school my dreams was to attend Jackson State University College. I wanted to get a degree in criminal justice and become a J-Sette for the sonic boom band. During my senior year of high school I became pregnant and all my dreams seem to have vanished. Eleven years later (2010) I enrolled into college and graduated with an AA degree in medical coding. Here it is now fourteen yrs. after high school and I’m back in college obtaining another degree in a different field. In this reflective paper I will cover

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    The Road To Sucess

    1000 words, 4 pages

    Education is the most important part of people’s lives. Although the colleges and universities of today carry a heavy price tag, it is of great importance not to let that discourage you from obtaining a college education. While the cost of tuition continues to rise, so does the number of available financial, grant, and loan opportunities. The importance of earning a college degree is also accentuated because of the opportunity to gain valuable lessons. The more connection which are collected during your college career, the more options you will have when you graduate from school and begin your

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    College Athletes Pay The Players

    1004 words, 5 pages

    At some colleges, college athletics are a key source of income, and they attract students to their institutions. Universities depend on their athletes to produce and maintain the popularity of their school's name. College athletes are suppose to be the best of the best on that level, so why do college athletes not get paid? The National Collegiate Athletic Association, NCAA, says that it is trying to protect the athletes from "exploitation by professional and commercial enterprises" (Brawn). Many argue that student athletes should not be paid because they are receiving an education through a s

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    Make Your Dream A Reality

    1000 words, 4 pages

    Worldwide, education is a major concern because it is considered as the pathway for success. Therefore, on the 12th of November 2013, First Lady Michelle Obama held a speech at Bell Multicultural High School in Washington, D.C. where she spoke to sophomores’ class about the importance of higher education. In her address, First lady Michelle encouraged not only students of Bell Multicultural High School but all sophomores’ students across the United States who were listening to keep their dream for a better life and prominent careers future alive. In her speech on November 2013 at Bell Multicul

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    Survival Guide

    975 words, 4 pages

    Surviving online class: There’s a challenge, but soon are able to handle it. You will learn and get introduced to many different resources. Getting a hold of the resources and different techniques will always be useful in all your online classes. Some classes may use the same resources and techniques. Here are lists of things that will also help you survive online classes. Using Axia’s Educational Resources Axia College provides a great amount of educational resources for all of their students. Finding answers or the right information you need to answer a question is

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    Tuition

    1007 words, 5 pages

    Everything that benefits society also comes with a set of flaws. Education is not exempt. Whether it’s the lack of funding in schools, poor teaching, the achievement gap, or standardized tests, education will always be flawed. Perhaps towns could increase funding or eliminate standardized testing, however, one problem might never be solved, or so it seems. This flaw is the large problem of tuition rates to attend college. Every college, whether a state school or a private school, requires thousand upon thousands of dollars to attend. Additionally, all colleges require r

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    Discriptive

    1007 words, 5 pages

    Evaluation of four year college UTA These days in this bad economy, getting a college degree is a pretty good idea. Those who go to college make more money and have more opportunities than those who don't. Studying in the right college will make a lot of difference in a career path. Sometimes, choosing a wrong college may even spoil one’s career. Hence, the importance of choosing the right college becomes significant. That is why evaluation of college is important. When evaluating college, people need to calculate the tuition rate of the school, four year graduation r

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    Education And The Vanishing Of The Middle Class

    998 words, 4 pages

    Thousands of kids go into their last summer of high school wondering where they are headed for the next level of education. As the school year winds down and the choice is made a sense of nervousness, excitement, and relief pass over them. Then around a month or two before heading off to college they get a bill in the mail. This is especially hectic for Pennsylvania residents who are planning to attend either Penn State or the University of Pittsburgh, the top two schools in terms of highest in-state tuition in the country (Erdley). Going to a college like this without any scholarship or aid

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    Robin Hood Leading Merry Men

    954 words, 4 pages

    While disregarding the green tights and the feather in his hat, when considering a great leader Robin Hood always comes to mind. Never was there a more swash-buckling example of great leadership. Robin Hood had the ability to win friends and influence people long before Dale Carnegie came on the scene. How did he do that, one might ask? The answer is by using good leadership skills. Robin Hood is first seen returning to his home and finding that his family’s land has been seized and the people of Nottingham are being taxed to the point that they cannot afford to keep living in the

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    The Freshman Transition

    1008 words, 5 pages

    Thesis: College can either be a difficult or smooth transition for young freshmen. Purpose: To Inform Audience: Anyone who has moved to a new environment at a young age Tone: Informal/Humorous For most teens, the idea of getting out of the house and starting a new independent life seems like it can’t come soon enough. Your parents are getting on your nerves, and you’re ready to be your own boss and call all the shots. Or maybe, you are a hermit and you hope that your parents will change their minds and not make you move away to live with a bunch of random people.

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    The Value Of College

    1008 words, 5 pages

    Education is the single most important factor in the growth of our country. Specifically, higher education paves a future and provides opportunity for students that attend college and gives them a shot at a career. 50 years ago, college was strictly for the elite, high class Americans. Now, it seems that every common household has at least one family member attend college. But with the increasing drop out rate today, students seem less interested in learning at college and their priorities change from their original goal of graduating. The importance of education today

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    Definition Of College Essay

    1006 words, 5 pages

    People have different meanings to define college. Many say that it is just a place of education, but in my eyes it is a new beginning. A fresh start from the world that I lived in prior to college. College is not just a place of higher learning, but a home away from home. With a whole new education way of learning, the college lifestyle is different from the regular lifestyle. Life on campus is the change you make when you come to college. You are living in a apartment style dorm room, similar to real life. They say you are grown, but they still give you rules. Eat out of a cafeteria tha

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    Pressures On Students Today

    1003 words, 5 pages

    In his essay “College Pressures” William Zinsser exposes the pressures that college students faced at Yale University in the 1970s. He categorizes the pressures into four types: economic pressure, parental pressure, peer pressure, and self-induced pressure. He also explains how these pressures impact the students in a bad way, causing them to narrow down their minds into one small path rather than finding their true interests. His intention isn’t only to understand these pressures, but to show how unnecessary they are. Also, his true intention is for students to explore themselves and find th

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    A Helpful Place In Campus

    1003 words, 5 pages

    Xingyun Lu WAC 107 Undergraduate Academic Services Building is an ordinary place next to the Murdock Hall. Even though this place is not a conspicuous place, one of the most helpful student success centers, the writing center, is located here, almost the center of ASU Tempe campus, at least I think it is. The writing center is a concise small house without too many adornments. Even though is not a big place, lots of desks and round tables are there, which are all for tutors and students to discuss the essay. Of course there are some computers for us if we need to u

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    Joining A Club

    1009 words, 5 pages

    Ramos 1 Research Paper It’s finally the first day of college and you’re nervous about going to your first class. The first thing you do when you enter the classroom is sit in a corner, away from everyone. You’re first year of college is scary because you find yourself alone and it feels like you’re a freshman in highs school all over again and you have to meet new people and create new friends and form a stronger bond with them. Where do you start? And how do you do it? One good way is joining a club or an organization in the college. Usually you join a club that sp

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    My Struggle

    1012 words, 5 pages

    On December 19, 1973, a fifteen year old girl spent the evening writing in her journal. She wrote about what had happened to her that year, who her friends were, what music she and her friends listened to, and whom she had a crush. She also wrote about the future. She had "dreams of being somebody successful" and dreams of "accomplishing something that she knew she really worked for”. This young girl also wrote about the economic realities of her life when she acknowledged that to get a college degree, she "would most definitely need a scholarship”. For this fifte

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    College Athletes Should Get Paid Essay

    1004 words, 5 pages

    At some colleges, college athletics are a key source of income, and they attract students to their institutions. Universities depend on their athletes to produce and maintain the popularity of their school's name. College athletes are suppose to be the best of the best on that level, so why do college athletes not get paid? The National Collegiate Athletic Association, NCAA, says that it is trying to protect the athletes from "exploitation by professional and commercial enterprises" (Brawn). Many argue that student athletes should not be paid because they are receiving an educatio

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    Entering College

    1009 words, 5 pages

    In the fall of 2007, I applied to college. When one applies to college, one is asked to declare a major. I now had the difficult decision of choosing a major before me. I knew that the major I chose would affect the next four years of my life, perhaps even the rest of my life. It would determine the classes I would take, the number of years I’d need to stay in school, and my future job prospects. In order to make my decision, I went over a list of majors that my college offered. There were several dozen majors, but I narrowed it down to about 5-6 candidates. The next step, choosing the winner

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    Unprepared Students

    1004 words, 5 pages

    Angelica Borunda English 101 Section 21596 Unprepared Students Well-educated men wrote America’s constitution in the 1700’s. Intelligent people built this country with a nourished mind. Education was a priority and a privilege long ago. However, as it reached the millennium, you began to see that students have many more distractions. With those distractions the hunger to be educated has dropped considerably. Students in high school have so many other things to do and less responsibility to learn and work. That once graduated from high school, they are unprepared for

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    Affordable Care Act Effect On College Students

    1013 words, 5 pages

    The beginning of October starts the times of change, the weather cools down and leaves start changing colors. But this October brings a new change to workers across the country, change in the form of the Affordable Care Act. The Affordable Care Act was swept into law to help decrease the number of uninsured Americans.This marks the beginning of sweeping change to the economic stability of not only the workforce, but to those who may not have fully entered that group, college students. Starting in 2014 the Affordable Care Act will mandate that all business with more t

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    An Open Letter For Ninth Graders

    1010 words, 5 pages

    Improving for Life more than Surviving College When I arrived to college I thought: I am ready to face college and any subject. However, over time, I realized that my positive attitude was not the only skill necessary to pass my classes. Now, after reading “An Open Letter to Ninth Graders”, I question myself if I am ready to college. Do I really read for pleasure? Will I be able to spend an afternoon reading one topic in English? And most important, do I have the wish to do my best in order to improve my skills in English? Mr. Sullivan wrote “An Open Letter to Ninth Graders”, a letter pu

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    A Refutation Of Are Colleges Worth The Price Of Admission

    1003 words, 5 pages

    Andrew Hacker and Claudia Dreifus set out on a mission to answer the question of “Are colleges worth the price of admission?” They argue that colleges are taking on too many roles and doing none of them well, losing track of the basic mission to challenge the minds of young people. One of the many problems, they claim, is that students are enrolling in too many vocational majors instead of the liberal arts such as philosophy, literature and the physical sciences. Not only do they title this claim “Make students use their minds”, they proceed to further slight vocational majors by stating: “

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