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Miles Franklin's My Brilliant Career - Miles Franklin's My Brilliant Career Topic: Give a detailed analysis of a key scene or passage from "My Brilliant Career" by Miles Franklin. The focus and essence of My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin is centred on the relationships and interactions of Sybylla Melvyn (the key character of the novel), towards other characters. The ways in which she reacts to different people and why she reacts in a particular manner, are perhaps more crucial and intriguing to the reader, than any distinct event throughout the novel.  Sybylla's logic and thinking about herself, others and life, have been moulded by her very influential relationships with her mother and father.  Her view on life and the r...   [tags: Franklin My Brilliant Career Essays] 1277 words
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My Brilliant Racing Career - As I enter my last semester of high school, I have to starting thinking about making a plan for the future. The problem for me was actually making a decision that would be right for me, I could not decide what I wanted to do until a few weeks ago. But I finally made my decision about what I think I will enjoy doing, and making a career out of it. There are many paths I can and could take, but the automotive area is the one that sticks out to me. The two technician schools I have chosen are UTI, Universal Technician Institute, and WyoTech University, both of which are tech schools and will help get started....   [tags: career essays]
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Benjamin Franklin: The Perfect American Man - Benjamin Franklin was a brilliant man who played an important part in the early life of America. He was respected by many, and he made great contributions to American society. While he was not perfect, he does exemplify the qualities of what it means to be American. Through his contributions in inventions, writing, and his practices in managing his time well, he was the perfect American man. With his tremendous intellectual gifts Franklin introduced devices to society that benefited America as a whole greatly....   [tags: Benjamin Franklin, USA, ] 555 words
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My Brilliant Career at Fuddruckers Restaurant - My Brilliant Career at Fuddruckers Restaurant Being called a 'bitch' on the job was becoming more and more an everyday occurrence. After all I did work with four or five guys I liked (males that are rather 'normal' call other males they like the oddest things) and a most unladylike girl who hated me with a severe passion (females that are rather 'unrefined' call people they hate the oddest things.) But today was slightly different. It marked the beginning to the downfall of my employment as Master Burger Flipper at "Fuddruckers"....   [tags: Persoanl Narrative Essays] 1883 words
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Aretha Franklin - Aretha Louise Franklin also known as the Queen of Soul was born on March 25, 1942 in Memphis Tennessee. She is known for being a solo singer, and also a very talented pianist. Soul, R&B, Jazz, and Gospel are genres that she sings. Throughout her career she signed with Colombia Records, along with some others, and has released many popular singles that would now be considered classical. Aretha was the first female artist to be introduced into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame. She also had to grow up sooner than many other girls because she had her first child at a very young age....   [tags: Aretha Franklin]
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Homicides and AP English in Miles Corwin's "And Still We Rise" - In his book And Still We Rise, Miles Corwin wrote about how he was researching a homicide in South-Central. During the homicide a boy was shot by gangbangers. The detectives thought he was another gangbanger but they realized he wasn’t. He was a junior at high school and was in the gifted program. After the homicide, Miles Corwin decides to write this book because we wanted to write not only about gangbangers but also about other children who wanted to succeed and had to overcome obstacles in life....   [tags: Miles Corwin, Still We Rise, ] 583 words
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Persevering Thru the Eyes of Benjamin Franklin - Benjamin Franklin was a renowned politician, but also was well known for his inventions. He very successful on a political scale as he served as the first ambassador for the United States during the Revolutionary War to France. Franklin is also credited with saving the Colonist Army from failure by luring the French Navy into the war. The action ultimately saved the Colonist forces. However, at the time not only was Franklin concerned with politics but he had very many inventions that he was interested in furthering....   [tags: Ben franklin, american revolution, covert action]
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Miles Davis: A Brief Musical Biography - Music is an essential part to life. It may sound cliché but music is a glue that bonds people together, that message could be a Political one, one of Love, or just a southing rhythm. I enjoy all types of music from country, to rock and roll, Gospel, R&B and rap, but I must admit my favorite genre is Jazz and R&B. Being an African American within a large family I grew up listening to “old school music” I’m talking the pips, Duke Ellington, James brown, Aretha franklin and one of my all-time favorites Miles Davis....   [tags: jazz giants] 1269 words
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Choosing the Right Career Path for You - Ever since civilization was capable of recording history, we were able to identify the type of job fields that existed throughout history. Not much has changed over the centuries; Ancient Greece consisted of farmers and fishermen just like we have today. According to the Bible, Jesus Christ was a carpenter by trade, he followed in the footsteps of his adoptive father. I believe a lot of people throughout history have aimed to follow the same line of work as their parents, because they respected their mother/father; parents have a big influence on our career choices....   [tags: career, choice, path, vocation] 725 words
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William Franklin: Traitor? Patriot? - In marked contrast to his famous father, who worked diligently on his autobiography until declining health would no longer allow it , William Franklin spent the years following the Revolutionary War wandering without purpose, the quintessential man without a country. Like many prominent loyalists to the Crown of England, William had suffered the confiscation of his property and the loss of his good name. William Franklin spent the first years of his English exile arguing in front of British Parliament for recompense on behalf of his fellow loyalists, with varying success, and for himself with none whatsoever....   [tags: Benjamin Franklin, revolution]
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Benjamin Franklin, A Man of Many Talents - Writer, printer, scientist, leader, inventor, and “rebel with a cause” are few of the many careers that Benjamin Franklin has been renowned for over the years. All of them truly reflect the abilities that he deployed during the birth of our nation. These qualities have also acknowledged a superb leader who serves as a prominent model and founding father to today’s generation. As a scientist, he experimented vastly with electricity. He invented the lightning rod, the Franklin stove, and bifocal glasses during his scientist career....   [tags: Benjamin Franklin Biography] 499 words
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Alice Munro's Miles City, Montana - Alice Munro's Miles City, Montana The monotony of life has waged war against the narrator in Alice Munro’s “Miles City, Montana.” The author depicts the narrator as a brittle woman in search of a personal identity among a community of conformity. This battle between domestic responsibility and personal satisfaction reeks havoc on the soldier of this mother and wife. Munro is a master of characterization, and through the protagonist she depicts the complexities of human nature. Now, as the family of four travels across the continent, the narrator is able to slough off all the obligations which society has dumped on her....   [tags: Alice Munro Miles City, Montana Essays] 398 words
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A Career as a Political Scientist - The career that I decided to do my research on is a Political Scientist. I chose this career because it’s something I would want to do for the rest of my life. Politics has a great role in American society. As a political scientist you make the people’s voices heard and help up hold the foundations of democracy; whether that is as an elected official, or as an analyst helping senators make key decisions on a bill about to pass in their state, Political scientists make a difference. History The beginning of western politics goes back to the “Socrates” philosophers; which consists of Plato, Xenophon, and Aristotle (who is known as the “father of political science”) Most of their most famous...   [tags: Career Essays]
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The Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin - The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin has many things, but maybe more than anything else about Benjamin Franklin it explains about him being a politician, and there is no more reason to look out for an unbiased autobiography from Franklin than from any other politician. This Franklin is a persona, a conscious literary creation bestowed for our contention One of Franklin’s virtues is humbleness, and his humbleness comes out in the form of his book. His narrative is extremely informal, not only in the first part, which was seemingly addressed to his son, however in the later sections the autobiography was controlled upon four separate occasions....   [tags: benjamin franklin, politician, post office] 522 words
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Presidency - Franklin Delano Roosevelt was our nations thirty second president. Unlike all the other presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected for four consecutive terms. However he died in the first year of his fourth term. During his prolonged presidency Franklin Delano Roosevelt did many incredible things as our Nations leader. He pulled us out of the great depression, dealt with civil rights issues, created many reforms for our nation including the twenty-first amendment, handled the attack on Pearl Harbor, and handled World War Two efficiently....   [tags: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Presidents, USA, ]
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Miles Davis and His Music - Miles Davis is considered one of the most influential musical artists to ever exist. Coming from a jazz and bebop background Davis’ extravagant trumpet skills were unmatched. He was at the forefront of major innovations in music including bebop, cool jazz, modal jazz, and jazz-fusion. At the façade of jazz-fusion, Davis released two very successful and yet controversial albums -In a Silent Way and Bitches Brew- that incorporated innovative musical characteristics fusing elements of rock and jazz to create groundbreaking musical flow....   [tags: influential and notorious musical artists] 558 words
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A Successful Career in Public Relations - ... It can be maintained that every organization needs public relations activities. Public relations is the practice of managing the flow of information between an organization and the public (What is). Public relations aims to gain an organization or individual positive exposure to their key stakeholders, while downplaying any negative exposures. A public relations professional has to take care of both the internal public which is the people connected to the organization or company and external publics, the consumers as both are important for a company and their interests (What Is)....   [tags: professional opportunities, career choices]
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Who is Miles Davis? - ... That fall he started a quintet, then joinded with Cannonball adderley. That year he recorded music in Paris. Miles Davis was born on May 26, 1926 in Illinois to a family that was mega rich. Miles henry Davis was his dad, he worked as a dentist. The family moved to east St.louis in 1927. They got some of their money from a ranch they owned in Arkansas close to Pine Bluff, Which is where his dad and granddad are from. He started to love music when he was at church listening to Gospel music. His mom wanted him to learn and play the piano but his dad gave him a trumpet and that’s when he started lessons and playing at the age of 13....   [tags: jazz trumpeter, biography, soloist] 551 words
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President Franklin Delano Roosevelt - A Great Leader - Historians and scholars have often debated the success and failures of Franklin Roosevelt’s presidency since 1945. A number of scholars argue that he created jobs, boosted the economy, and helped America get back onto the road of becoming a great nation. On the other hand, it can be argued that his plans and ideas to create jobs only lasted for the short term and his acts created long-term problems. This paper will discuss Roosevelt’s life, his reforms, and both the positive or negative outcome those actions had on America....   [tags: President Franklin D Roosevelt]
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Benjamin Franklin - Benjamin Franklin In his many careers as a printer, moralist, essaylist, civic leader, scientist, inventor, statesman, diplomat, and philosopher, Benjamin Franklin Became both a spokesman and a model for the national character of later generations of Americans. After less than two years of formal schooling, Franklin was pressed into his father's trade. At the age of 16, Franklin wrote some pieces in a courant,"Silence Dogwood." Though penniless and unknown, Franklin soon found a job as a printer....   [tags: Biography Biographies Benjamin Franklin Essays] 432 words
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Ben Franklin - Ben Franklin Benjamin Franklin was one of the most influential people in American history. Franklin was born on January 17, 1706, in a small town in Boston. Benjamin was one of ten children. His father, Josiah was a candle and soap maker, and his mother Abiah Folger was a homemaker. When Benjamin was only twelve years old he signed his identures so that he could apprentice under his brother, working at a printing press. Here he worked for his brother James for over nine years. Benjamin had enormous talent, and after his apprenticeship was up, he got a job printing for the Boston Gazette....   [tags: Biography Biographies Benjamin Franklin Essays]
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A Career as a Pediatrician - Many people in this world want to make a difference in life. However, most people do not want to put in all the effort that it takes to do so. The job of a pediatrician is life-changing to many. Unfortunately, it takes drive and effort that many people do not have, to become a pediatrician. A pediatrician’s job is a highly-skilled and interesting job because he or she has the privilege to deal with and help as many children as possible. What is a pediatrician. Pediatricians are doctors who specialize and focus in caring for babies to young adults (Career Cruising)....   [tags: Pediatrics career]
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A Career as a Psychiatrist - Psychology is the study of the human mind and its functions. I am interested in psychology because I think it is fascinating how people’s minds work and how they are affected by different things. It is also kind of interesting to try and understand how people think. I already knew that psychologist have their own area where they work and that it not a really hectic environment. I hope to learn if the job is stressful and requires a lot of work outside the scheduled work hours. I set up an interview with Dr....   [tags: Career Essays]
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A Career as a Pharmacist - The importance of the becoming a pharmacist should not be about what the career can give a person in monetary value or the amount of accolades one receives. Instead, the career should be about saving and improving human lives and serving the public. Pharmacists keep people healthy, make them feel better, and try to help the public live longer and happier lives as long as possible. From small infant children to the elderly, everyone needs pharmaceutical care. Sometimes it can be a matter of life and death if medication is not available to the public....   [tags: Career Essays]
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A Career as a Pharmacist - The flow of the medical community is dependent on every person employed there. The harmony it creates does not only come from the doctors or nurses, but the janitors, surgeons, receptionists, and even the pharmacists. Each job is necessary in order for the hospitals to function properly; for instance, the doctors diagnose the patient with their illness, prescribe them medication to cure it, and send them to the pharmacist, who then gives them their medication and sends them home. However, some jobs are overlooked more than others and do not receive the proper credit, like the pharmacist....   [tags: Career Research ]
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A Career as a Pediatrician - “What do you want to be when you grow up?” As a child, we have all been asked this question; and as unrealistic children, we all had dreams of being a superhero, princess, cowboy, or astronaut. Later on in life, as time went by, and as we became more knowledgeable, our answers became more serious. Some of us wanted to be teachers, business owners, or a veterinarian. However, I have always wanted to be a doctor, but not just any doctor. For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be a pediatrician....   [tags: Career Essays]
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A Career as a Pharmacist - Pharmacists have very important roles in healthcare from all angles. Physicians and licensed practitioners that write a written prescription, the pharmacist reviews patient history, health conditions, and interactions with the new medication prescribed. As a pharmacy technician (for six years) I had a somewhat of an overview on what they accomplished in a shift but did not know everything on what I know now from this research. Pharmacy students that are in the process to obtain their doctor of pharmacy (D.Pharm.) go through a series of training, education and internship to become a well-rounded pharmacist....   [tags: Career Essays]
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A Career as a Pediatrician - Ever since I was five years-old, I walked around telling everyone that I want to be a doctor. It was not till I was eleven that I knew I wanted to work with kids too. So I looked to my mother and said, “Mom what do you call a doctor that always works with kids?” I didn’t know whether or not it had a special name like everything else. She looked at me and asked why I wanted to know. I told her, “I want to know what kind of doctor I want to be.” She told me that everyone would call me a pediatrician....   [tags: Career Essays]
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A Career as an Entrepreneur - Business has been a large part of my family, and has started to grow on me. My dad worked in sales for many years, and is now the President of a company in Staples. My mom started her own cleaning business, and now works for herself, as well as my uncle owns a golf course, and a pump and well business. My other uncle has his own handy man business, while one of my aunts operates a redimix and construction company . So I guess it could be said, business is kind of in by blood. What I know When it comes to business, especially when it comes to starting one, I tend to think I know it all....   [tags: Career Essays]
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160 Miles an Hour Back to Earth - Vacations with my dad began like ritual; the ceremonial collecting of every brochure and pamphlet in sight and the eventual sacrifice of our down time by meticulous scheduling that filled every second of our trip with some or the other activity. Our trip to Cape Town, South Africa was no different. Seconds struggled by as I found myself, once again, waiting for my parents to finish talking to the tourist relations agent in our hotel. They had laid out every single brochure on the counter, and were asking for complete details on each attraction in the area....   [tags: Personal Experience ] 1481 words
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A Career in Dentistry - The career that I have chosen for my future is to become a dentist. Become a dentist is one of my biggest dreams, because is something that I always wanted to be since I was a child. There are a lot of advantages of becoming a dentist that I really love about this career. Firstly there are a lot of opportunities of getting a good job, also be able to help others with their dental care, earn good money, and have a flexible schedule. Become a dentists is something that I really want, because it can give me a lot of opportunities that I really want to have in a career....   [tags: Career Goals] 477 words
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A Career in Engineering - When people ask me what do I want to do as a career, I respond with I want to become an engineer. People are in shock when they hear that because engineering is a hard and challenging career. It includes a mixture of subjects such as science, English, and a strong foundation of mathematics. Engineering also includes an imagination because the engineer will have to invent objects used for everyday life or improve already used objects to improve the environment for people. Students are not openly exposed to engineering at an early stage, which affects the engineering field....   [tags: Career Essays]
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A Career in Kinesiology - The purpose of this paper is to gather all the strategies needed to be the best I can be in the future, as a professional. I will express all of my personal goals that I will strive to achieve during college. This paper will serve as a road map to my career path, and will help me better understand the job market. Currently my major is in the college of Kinesiology. The reason I have chosen kinesiology is because I am fascinated with the human body, and learning how to take care of it while it is in motion....   [tags: Career Essays]
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A Career in Nursing - Nursing is defined as “as an application of scientific knowledge enhanced by artful practice in a socially responsible manner.” (Gregory 5). Nurses provide leadership as members of interdisciplinary teams, provide client centered care to promote health, prevent disease, and restore and maintain client integrity throughout the life span. (Krannich 71). This makes it one of the most interesting professions, in my opinion. General Qualifications for becoming a nurse, according to Regina Ranburn, include: “Compassion, caring for others, selflessness, love for humanity, and desire to help others” (1)....   [tags: A Nursing Career]
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A Career in Journalism - Journalism is type of writing that investigates and includes lots of research of good and bad stories and some events. Journalists tend to write news stories that people should know about and haven’t already heard. Journalism comes in different categories; some are reporters, writers, editors, and photographers. People who tend to like journalism are those who love language and enjoying writing and reading, are called journalist; they work as reporters at newspapers, magazines, websites, TV stations, and radio stations....   [tags: Career Essays]
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Miles Davis: One of the Greatest Jazz Musicians of All Time - It would be an understatement to say that Miles Dewey Davis III was one of the greatest jazz musicians of all time. Widely considered one of the most revolutionary and influential figures in the history of music of the twentieth century, Miles Davis has played an integral role in shaping the sounds of jazz, one of the few uniquely and entirely American genres. Needless to say, the brilliant artistry that coolly flowed from his trumpet speaks for itself and clearly shows what a phenomenally inventive and talented musician he was....   [tags: Jazz Music Essays]
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Forensic Psychology Career - This paper involves researching and preparing a report on a business career of your choice. I would expect you to use multiple resources and to also properly document those resources with footnotes as required. The paper should be a minimum of two to three double spaced, typed pages, not including your resources/works cited page. You should have a minimum of two outside resources. The text and Wikipedia may be used as resources but they do not count toward the two outside resources. This is my Business Career Paper which is on the career of my choosing....   [tags: Career Path, Education]
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Everything Must Change: My Career Path - Webster’s Dictionary defines the word change using the following: “to make different in some particular: ALTER b: to make radically different: TRANSFORM c : to give a different position, course, or direction to 2 a : to replace with another b : to make a shift from one to another : SWITCH c : to exchange for an equivalent sum of money d : to undergo a modification of e : to put fresh clothes or covering on.” (Retrieved November 16, 2009, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/change) The 2008 Presidential Campaign for Barack Obama was based on the Promise to change the status quo....   [tags: career, ] 879 words
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A Career as an Ocologist - Every year millions of people die from cancer or cancer related complications. A career in oncology allows one the opportunity to specialize in the care, treatment, and research to help those with this devastating disease. Cancer is a complicated disease that causes severe illness. The complications from the disease process results in death around the world. Oncologists’ works together with other medical team members in helping patients through cancer treatment live with the disease or die with dignity....   [tags: health, career, oncology]
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A Career as a Pharmacist - Introduction Most people describe their pharmacist as a white, middle aged bald man standing behind a desk counting pills 9 to 5 five days a week. However, most people fail to realize that the new and upcoming pharmacists are being equipped with the knowledge in college to be able to come out from behind their desk. These pharmacists are getting on the floor to recommend medicines based on their own specialization of drug effects, dosage and content and physical symptom analysis. According the Dan Brony in his article "Causes of Prescribing Errors in Hospital Inpatients: A Prospective Study" with many chronic conditions like asthma and migraine headaches are under diagnosed and not medicate...   [tags: Pharmacist Career Essays]
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Exploring a Career as a Mechancial Engineer - Did you know there are thousands of jobs for a mechanical engineer, and the career will be unhurt by the struggling of the economy. There are many tasks a mechanical engineer is faced with on a daily basis. A mechanical engineer must have several qualities to make the work enjoyable for themselves and others. A mechanical engineer must be well qualified in their education to receive a job, as it is a broad industry. With having a job or career as a mechanical engineer you rarely have to worry if your job is going to exist the next day, or if your pay is going to get cut; a mechanical engineer is needed everywhere....   [tags: Career Research, Career Plan]
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A Careeer as a Counselor: The Career Theory Integrative Life Planning - As I expand my knowledge in the different counseling approaches, my values appropriately fit in with the humanistic theoretical orientation. The career theory Integrative Life Planning (ILP) also resonates in my future ambitions as a counselor. I am very interested in working with high school and/or college students and helping them successfully prepare for their future. The holistic approach has stood out to me from the start of the program and has been useful in my personal life. My goal is to help the student/client to be able to discover their own personal motivations and self-satisfaction within them, as well as a way to benefit society....   [tags: humanistic therapy, career development] 2244 words
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin - The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin was not an easy book to read. Writing styles have changed tremendously since the 1700’s. Despite the cultural differences I learned a lot about the man and the time. Benjamin Franklin was a remarkable man. He was a printer, author, politician and an inventor. He was one of fifteen children in his family. Because he was from such a large family he was sent out to work at a very early age. He only had a few years of grammar school education when he started working in his fathers business....   [tags: Book Report Benjamin Franklin Essays]
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