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The Graduate and Plastics - The Graduate and Plastics The Graduate is a 1967 film directed by Mike Nichols who won an Oscar for his direction. This hit of the 60's focuses on the development and the maturing of the ultra-naïve college graduate Benjamin Braddock. This movie is about "just one word...Plastics." Mr. McQuire sums up this entire movie when he tells Ben that there is "a great future in plastics." In this film the relationships, except the one between Ben and Elaine, are like plastic because they are not real, they are molded, and they are artificial....   [tags: Graduate Admissions Essays] 722 words
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Graduate School Admissions Essay for Human Resources Management - I am interested in pursuing a second master’s degree because I found a career path that I am very passionate about. I have strategically aligned myself with the right combination of education and experience to develop and grow my career as a Human Resources (HR) professional and this strategy has been the key to my current success. Applying to the Masters of Professional Studies (MPS) Human Resources Management (HRM) program is the next step in becoming even more successful within my field because I plan to work as a Vice President of International Development and Workforce Planning....   [tags: Graduate School Application Essay] 898 words
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The Long Road to Graduate School - The Long Road to Graduate School In his poem, The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost wrote, "Two roads diverge in the woods, and I took the one least traveled by/ And that has made all the difference." In this poem, the narrator had a choice of two roads. However, I've discovered that life is a little more complicated. Sometimes the path we embark on is not always the one we choose. Sometimes we are pushed or pulled in certain directions and we have to react to our environment. My path to a college education has been filled with bumps, potholes, detours and roadblocks....   [tags: Graduate Admissions Essays] 410 words
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Graduate Study of Clinical Psychology - Graduate Study of Clinical Psychology My dedication to the field of psychology is evident in the various activities in which I am involved. I am a student affiliate of the American Psychological Association, as well as a student member of the Iowa Psychological Association. I have been actively involved in the community as a volunteer working with patients, families, and staff in the emergency room of a local hospital. I have been a devoted member of the psychology club for two years and am currently serving my first year as an officer (Vice-president of Special Events)....   [tags: Graduate Admissions Essays] 836 words
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Pool Scenes in The Graduate - Pool Scenes in The Graduate At first glance it may seem that the swimming pool in Ben?s backyard is no more than an insignificant setting-choice for the movie. After close examination, however, the pool fills a critical role as the symbol of the recent college-graduate?s internal struggle with decisions regarding his future. Key scenes involving the swimming pool and the related aquarium in Ben?s room chronicle the evolution of his transition from adolescents into adulthood. The opening scene of the movie in which Ben?s face is visible through the glass of his aquarium tank demonstrates his role as an adolescent upon arriving home from college....   [tags: Film Movie The Graduate] 921 words
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Analysis of The Graduate - Through the analysis of characteristics present within The Graduate this paper will express how it encompasses not only attributes from classical Hollywood cinema but also those of the Art film. These types of cinema have distinct and obvious styles and patterns that evoke different purposeful reactions independently, for instance the classical film tends to allow its viewer to understand completely what is happening throughout the film; this is archived by forming a logical plot, and applying repetition....   [tags: Art FIlm, Analysis] 2083 words
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The Graduate - The Graduate This paper will be both a critique as well as an analysis of the relationships between both my generation and the time period in which the movie took place. In the critique, I which to look at the movie score and the dependency that I felt Ben and Katherine had for each other. There were several issues that I felt my generation had in common with Ben's generation. These issues were the need to rebel and the detachment we feel from our parents. There were several aspects of the movie, which I think should have been removed....   [tags: essays papers] 571 words
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The Graduate - Shot by Shot Assignment Ben enters his room and is at ease finally. The music stops and the focus is on him. The room is well lit and his head is leaned against the white door, which gives the audience a sense of escape. As he makes his way toward the window, we see a dartboard next to his bedroom door that has not one of the darts on the correct target. One has even found itself on the wall. Over his bed we see pictures of planes and toy planes pointed in every direction as maybe parallel to his life....   [tags: essays research papers] 1124 words
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Applying for Graduate Studies in Engineering - ... My paper on “VLSI Physical Design Problems” won the Best Student Paper award at International Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Jan’08. I was the first student from my college to attend Asia Modeling Symposium - 2008, Malaysia and present a paper on “Methodology on Characterization of NOR-NOR PLAs”. My interest, relevant knowledge and projects made me to pursue PG Diploma from TTM Institute of Information Technology and I earned internship at Synopsys India Pvt. Ltd. Working at Synopsys, I had an exposure to the industry standard design flows and practices of ASICs and which has helped me gain significant understanding of the physical design processes especially in AS...   [tags: program, career, research, ideas] 849 words
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Pursuing Graduate Studies in the USA - One can always rely on studies of matter at the atomic scale to discover unique and unusual things. Given the way materials act under certain conditions, many times it seems one of these characteristics brings about the other, without explanation. It is this volatility and excitement that has solidified my continuous passion within this field and in my life’s endeavors. It is the curiosity of the unexpected, the search for a greater understanding of our world at the atomic scale, and in a dynamic environment, that brings me to pursue graduate studies in the USA....   [tags: Statment of Purpose] 1036 words
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Graduate Studies in Aerospace Engineer - ... Though it was built for fun, I also used to compete among my friends. The planes flying for more distance or staying longer in air were declared as the winners in those competitions. To win in the competition, we used to build planes of various designs and tweak them to fly for longer distance or to stay more time in air. Though it was done unknowingly, today I can relate them with respect to endurance, fuel efficiency and design of a modern aircraft, which plays a crucial role in designing the aircraft....   [tags: aircraft, design, data, strees, analysis] 861 words
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Graduate Studies in Atmospheric Science - ... And the School of Atmospheric Science at Nanjing University, the top school for this major in China has provided me with a rich environment to excel beyond the curriculum, debating and discussing questions with my professors. My curious and analytical attitude has made me a top student among my peers. Apart from the background training, the excitement of overcoming challenges independently has also fueled the enthusiasm in my studies. In my second year, I was keen to implement my studies from Synoptic Meteorology, a module I was studying at the time, and enhance my understanding of its content....   [tags: work, creativity, studies] 739 words
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Graduate Studies for Welding Engineering - Statement of Purpose "Arcs and Sparks!" was my understanding of welding at the beginning. Surprisingly, now I am applying the graduate studies for welding engineering which is the most fascinating area in engineering in my heart. What happened in the past three years. I have been on my own way to explore the world of materials science and engineering since the childhood. I grew up besides the SJ Petroleum Machinery Co., influenced by many engineers, I had a natural interest in such activities as hands-on practice, solving problems and making small objects gradually....   [tags: science, engineers, activities, practice] 788 words
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Application Essay for Graduate Studies - Statement of Purpose In this era of information technology I feel a sense of pride in being so closely associated with the field of computer science. The desire to forge ahead in this field by doing cutting-edge research has motivated me to pursue graduate studies. In my childhood, I was very inquisitive and used to wonder how different machines and instruments work. Right from the age of 13, I was given the opportunity to gain acquaintance with Computers. I had learned BASICS, MS-DOS along with the subjects in my school curriculum....   [tags: research, technology, company, school] 855 words
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Graduate Program Admissions Essay - My interest in information science first emerged while working on household survey and clinical research projects at RTI International and Duke University Medical Center. While working in different roles in project management, operations, and training, I became involved in a variety information technology activities including, managing a field test of new project hardware and software; identifying functional requirements and creating specifications for project websites and data collection tools; testing systems; providing troubleshooting support & software training; and working as a liaison between management and IT staff for system changes and new developments....   [tags: Admissions Essay] 747 words
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Graduate School Admissions Essay: Technology Research - Technology Research No greater contribution can be made to a specific field than research that leads to the development of a new and superior technology. Universities and businesses constantly attempt to remain on the cutting edge of new design, manufacturing, and application systems through research and development. If I were given the opportunity to conduct my own research, I would dedicate my efforts to the design of computer processing chips with the goal of increasing their speed and computational ability....   [tags: Graduate College Admissions Essays] 270 words
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The Bittersweet Experience of Completing Graduate School - Successful completion of graduate school is a momentous and joyous occasion. It is the moment a graduate student has been working towards throughout graduate school. What is important to remember is not all individuals who start graduate school will successfully complete their degree program. Individuals that are successful know how much work and effort was needed to graduate. Graduate students make personal sacrifices to continue their education. Attending graduate school comes with a high price....   [tags: Education]
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New Graduate Nurses - Transitioning from nursing school to working in a hospital setting can be a challenging time for a new graduate. Due to the nursing shortage, new graduate nurses are being hired with little to no experience. This is overwhelming for new nurses, especially when they are not getting adequate support or training from the hospital. The amount of stress, pressure, and lack of training is leading to a high turnover rate for new graduate nurses. With patient acuity on the rise, new graduate nurses that are filling these vacancies in the hospitals, need to be competent nurses to provide proper and safe care to the patients....   [tags: nursing schools, shortage, ]
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Professional Development Plan for Nursing Graduate - The professional development plan for nursing graduates is a program that was started by the government with the aims of creating a smooth transition from the student experience to workplace experience. Despite having learnt several ethical and professional contents, the professional development plan ensures that, all the graduate nurses have a smooth transition that ensures they deliver quality and standard services as expected of them (Gordon & Franklin, 2003). Under the nursing professional plan, the nurses are supposed to bring together personal and professional skills in order to improve the quality of the nursing practice in the country....   [tags: Health Care]
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Application for a Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering - ... Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is a wireless technology that utilizes radio communication to identify objects with a unique electrical identity. The widespread deployment of RFID technologies may generate new threats to security and user privacy. A hardware implementation of the mutual authentication protocol for the RFID system was simulated using Modelsim XE II and synthesized using Xilinx synthesis technology. The project experience unearthed the skills hidden in me. The projects being group work taught me the virtues of group co-ordination, continuous interaction and team work which are essential qualities needed to build one’s career....   [tags: education, experience, technology] 705 words
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Employability and the Graduate Market - Interim Assessment - ... Simple things such as small spelling and punctuation errors could potentially reduce my chances significantly so by rewriting it I have now got a clear, direct and well-presented CV which will be reflected on employers. This led to me applying for many jobs increasing my interview experience and to increase my confidence, so when I apply for jobs which will lead to my career after my degree I will have more chance of succeeding. By looking at the way my current employer looks through CV's, I found it was very interesting as the layout, length, skills and errors was a main contribution as to whether or not he continued to read through them....   [tags: Preparation, Lawyer] 1175 words
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Fellowships, Training and Graduate Link Programs - The Government has been following a balanced strategy toward educational development. It has expanded access to primary and secondary education and the enrolment ratio now stands at 117 percent for primary education and 45 percent for secondary. The Government has just begun implementing a nine-year basic education program, which extends basic education to junior secondary education (grades 7-9), as well as its programs to improve the quality of basic education. The Government recognizes the importance of extended 9-year basic education as the critical foundation for human resource development....   [tags: Education, higher education]
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Many Graduate with a Higher National Diploma - ... It is often overlooked that the university year is shorter than college year, and that classes tend to finish well before examination period; so that, the H.N.D. course duration of some 2000 hours or so is much the same as that in a full-time university degree sequence. The increase in numbers in recent years is undoubtedly due to the recognition accorded by industry to the merits of the course. Firms have been able to recruit students unacceptable to the university, and sponsor them on a course which not only leads to a professional qualification, but which also has a smaller rate and an output capable of undertaking responsible work without reprocessing....   [tags: degree, training, universtiy] 550 words
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Graduate Study Challenges and Strategies for Success - Graduate Study Challenges and Strategies for Success In my current role as a nurse educator I feel the desire to pursue my dream of obtaining a master’s degree, specializing in nursing education. It has been 27 years since I have sat in the student chair in a classroom; therefore, I anticipate a number of challenges and barriers to overcome. In this paper I will present and describe three challenges that I expect to be faced with over the next two years. I will also discuss the strategies I plan to use to address these challenges....   [tags: Personal Goals] 834 words
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Desire To Graduate From University of Connecticut - I have always wanted to go to a large university with over 20,000 students and a huge campus. As a high school junior, I looked into applying to both University of Massachusetts Amherst and University of Connecticut Storrs. However in the end I only applied to University of Massachusetts Amherst due to various reasons. And I came here knowing I would change myself to be a better person. I am the youngest daughter of three daughters of my parents. As a child and even today I am more pampered and protected than my elder sisters are....   [tags: Education Goals] 771 words
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I Want to Graduate from Harvard - “Do you want to know who you are. Don't ask. Act. Action will delineate and define you,” affirms our American Founding Father and our 3rd United States President, Thomas Jefferson. Ms. Harris and in company of Ms. Blaize, I was able to learn how to shape my future on my passageway to success. On our trip to Harvard, perchance benefited every individual that attended the trip because we are able to learn what type of college we would prefer and one of the elite colleges in America....   [tags: a personal reflection] 782 words
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Choosing Between Graduate School and the Peace Corps - The Peace Corps is an organization of people who are America’s international helpers. This is a federal government program that was designed to bring about peace and hospitality to developing countries. This organization has a virtuous history of people of all race backgrounds and genders who come together to help others. The volunteers have no obligation toward the people of the world but they serve by their own intent as Americans and individuals. Volunteers who finish their service are of great character because they offer their own time to help those in need....   [tags: Personal Ambition]
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What's at Stake in The Graduate - What's at Stake in The Graduate   Every time somebody rents a video or watches a movie on television there is always that little blurb right before they begin viewing about the picture being formatted for the screen. Usually, it is ignored or merely taken as a cue that the film is about to start. That little forewarning actually holds a lot of significance, for when one views a movie in its original, wide screen version, a whole new world opens up. When a movie is altered from its initial state, and cropped in the editing room for home viewing, an overwhelming amount of the film is unsuspectingly missed....   [tags: Movie Film comparison compare contrast]
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Why I Want to Acheive a Graduate Level Degree - Many reasons convinced me to pursue a graduate level degree in social work. First the standard of education has greatly increased in the field of social work, especially regarding social work in the healthcare field. The majority of jobs in healthcare require a graduate degree, especially in my town of Kamloops, British Columbia. I hope to do case management in healthcare and most of my colleagues stated I most likely wouldn’t be a candidate for this position if I do not have a graduate level education....   [tags: education, services, healthcare ] 2516 words
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Quiz Results for Leadership and the Graduate Nursing Role - ... While Delegative leaders allow group members to make decisions, this style is best used in situations where the leader needs to rely on qualified employees. The leader cannot be an expert in all situations, which is why it is important to delegate certain tasks out to knowledgeable and trustworthy employees. How does this fit into your beliefs about your leadership style. This writer believes the quiz result fits and describes this writer leadership style well to an extent. For example, in the professional setting at work, this writer does accept input from other team members, thus allows them to participate in the decision making process....   [tags: personal attributes, style, traits] 569 words
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Should Students Have to Pass Standardized Test to Graduate? - Should Students have to pass Standardized Tests to graduate. One time I heard a teacher at my old high school tell a new teacher that their job is to teach to the test and nothing else. I did not really know what she meant, but I knew something about what she said sounded very wrong. I thought why are they just teaching us how to pass the test instead of just teaching us what we need to know. Later I found out that whether or not I graduate depends on passing the test. The idea of standardized testing to say whether or not students graduate is a bad one....   [tags: high school knowledge asssessment] 782 words
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Plastics: A Comparison of The Film The Graduate Vs. The Novel - Charles Webb’s timeless novel The Graduate tells a story of a naive college student who has an affair with his parent’s good friend. However, its success was not based on the story, the sensation was on how the story was told. In Mike Nichols’ 1967 classic The Graduate based on the novel, young Benjamin Braddock is a rising scholar with no direction. Unaware of his promising life he finds himself troubled and confused as to what he wants. The film brought the novel to life with authentic characters with sympathy and edge, the novel The Graduate was the foundation of one the most successful and iconic films in history....   [tags: Broadway Hit, Plot Summary]
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Film Analysis of The Graduate Directed by Mike Nichols - "Mrs. Robinson, you are trying to seduce me," says Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman). The Graduate, directed by Mike Nichols in 1967 is an influential satire/comedy film about a recent East Coast college graduated who finds himself alienated and aimless in the changing, social and sexual general public of the 1960s, and questioning the values of society. The theme of the film is of an innocent and confused youth who is exploited, mis-directed, seduced (literally and figuratively) and betrayed by a corrupt, self-indulgent, and discredited older generation (that finds stability in “plastics”) that I found to be quite clear and understanding, while also capturing the real spirit of the times...   [tags: film analysis, movie analysis] 2034 words
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I Want to Pursue My Graduate Studies - By performing research that creates new understanding, new technologies and the potential for action, my purpose for pursuing graduate school at this phase of my life is to propel my professional presence and career. I believe strongly in the potential of graduate study and research to ameliorate the challenges of society to accelerate growth into new life changing solutions and drive progress in technology, the economy and other areas. A significant proportion of our better health, wealth and general wellbeing whether environmental, cultural, social or spiritual was made possible by the research performed by universities and through the actions of people who were drawing on the benefits of...   [tags: statement of purpose] 643 words
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Viewer Response - The Graduate - In The Graduate, the director, Mike Nichols’, emphasizes the mysterious tone of the film with his overuse of lighting, camera angles, and shadows. The uncertainty Benjamin Braddock feels can be seen right from the start as he stands on the moving sidewalk at the airport. He is positioned at the right hand side of the screen moving forward. You can see a large area to the left where the credits appear. I think the director chose this technique for the opening credits to symbolize how this graduate is arriving at a new destination & has much uncertainty in front of him....   [tags: essays research papers] 488 words
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Central Themes in The Graduate - Central Themes in The Graduate The themes of loneliness, isolation and entrapment are central to the narrative of the 1967 film The Graduate. Throughout the film, many devices are used in order to communicate this to the audience. This list of devices includes the use of water and glass for example, which is seen in many scenes and emphasizes the isolation and entrapment of the not particularly remarkable but worthy kid who drowns amongst many objects and things throughout this film....   [tags: Papers Film Movie Essays] 1316 words
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Application for Graduate School at Texas A&M University - ... In the course Computer Architecture & Organization, I implemented the LC-3 architecture with all necessary components including registers, APU, datapaths of instructions, memory including instructions pipeline architecture using Verilog. In the course Operating System, I developed the custom command line interpreter using C and implemented several functionalities as changing directories, execution of command etc., I also implemented threading, resource sharing using semaphores and monitors using C....   [tags: systems, curriculum, development, technology] 701 words
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Seeking Admission to a Computer Science Graduate Program - ... Right from the school days, reading and collecting international computer magazines to participating in technical seminars and workshops, I have constantly strived to be in tune with times. One of my undergraduate subjects of Information System and Security, which has made me to get a head start and I was very much interested in learning and grasping new technologies in this field of Information Systems. As a student, I not only intend to learning the fundamentals and vital aspects in Computer Science, but my interest also lies in the field of IT Auditing for solving real world problems that presently plague database systems and network capabilities....   [tags: information technology, computer security] 597 words
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My Computer Science Graduate Program at ASU - Four years of my undergraduate study have exposed me to a plethora of sub disciplines in Computer Science because of which my knowledge is not limited to any particular topic. However, a graduate study in Computer Science will help me increase my knowledge in areas which are of particular interest to me. My primary interests lie in the fields of Data Mining and Machine Learning. I believe pursuing a graduate program at XYZ University will be the ideal step towards fulfilling my career aspirations....   [tags: AIESEC, Data Mining, machine learning] 893 words
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Statement of Purpose for Graduate Study in Regulatory Affairs - ... I learnt the basics of Management and behavioral pharmacy during my industrial training and my project on the topic-‘ Formulation and Evaluation of Pantoprazole controlled release tablets' which helped me understand how to manufacture a product which is safe and how it passes the regulations specified for that Dosage Form. With this project, I have developed behavioral pharmacy and ethics. I also had an opportunity to present papers and seminars on, Bulk drug industry- opportunities and challenges in India....   [tags: pharmacy, education, degree] 635 words
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Pursuing Graduate Study with the Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship Program - My primary goal in pursuing graduate study is to build upon the foundation that was laid during my undergraduate studies in order to prepare for a career in policy analysis. I have decided to pursue an advanced degree in Economics due to my past coursework, internships, and research experiences. In particular, I want to conduct research in health economics and policy because I feel that it combines many of my interests, such as policy impact, health care, and the global experience. If provided the opportunity to participate in the Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship Program, I would gain perspective and skills that would prove invaluable when working to improve the well being of the global comm...   [tags: Personal Ambition] 688 words
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Teacher Pursuing Post Graduate Studies in Education - As our city schools struggle to improve, it is critical that our school leaders be, innovative, supportive, open minded, strong, and passionate. These same school leaders must also have extensive experience as educators, and be committed to studying and incorporating current research into their practices. I have experience in leadership roles in the school setting, and I have learned a great deal from my participation in these roles. I am committed to the students of New York City; I want to improve our schools for them....   [tags: application essays, admissions essays, PhD] 793 words
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Application for Graduate Program in Mechanical Enginnering for Standard University - ... I defined a custom tire model in MSC Adams platform to carry out tire-runway interaction simulations and optimized it to achieve an accuracy of 85-90% in dynamic properties compared to data recorded from an aircraft by Dassault-Aviation. This internship helped me to gain insight into the modeling and simulations of real world mechanisms. I also learnt that a great deal of persistence is required in obtaining substantial results in research. I am keen on complementing my undergraduate research experience by gaining a more in-depth understanding of these aspects of _________ in my future studies....   [tags: fuels, combustion, design, research] 1225 words
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A Genre Analysis of Graduate-Level Reading Response Blogs - Introduction As a community, academics are increasingly accepting the use of public, online, journal style writings known as weblogs (blogs) as a valid pedagogy for the classroom. The attraction of using blogs within a classroom setting stems mainly from the discursive possibilities that the new technology offers: namely, that blogs allow for a discussion of nearly any topic in a socially moderated medium that encourages participants to compare, expand upon, and modify their understanding of that topic in relation to the ideas of their peers....   [tags: Analysis]
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New Graduate Nurse Practitioners and the Preceptor/Mentor Model - Preceptor recruitment, preparation, and compensation; preparation and evaluation of the students; as well as the setting and overall experience for both student and preceptor have long since been starting points for literature reviews when addressing new graduate nurse practitioner (NP) clinical competency upon entry to practice. Preceptor models and student/mentor relationships address, in part, the following benefits: opportunities for critical thinking, operationalizing theoretical concepts, enhancing professional behaviors, interaction with peers and ancillary personnel, all while doing so in a real world environment (Ivey, 2006)....   [tags: preceptor recruitment, preparation, compensation]
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Mary Mahoney: The First African-American Nurse Graduate - Life in Boston Massachusetts in the 1900’s was extremely hard and strenuous. Automobiles were beginning to appear on the dirt roads, telephone service was starting to make its way into the homes of the fortunate few, while most of the of the population was still living without running water and electricity. Education was generally meant for the white children as African Americans schools had fewer books, poorly paid teachers and school buildings that were run down. Although the African Americans were no longer slaves, they were still treated as sub- citizens and fighting for equality....   [tags: Nursing]
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Electrical Engineering Graduate School Application Letter - I am an ambitious young Saudi with a Bachelor’s degree in Power Systems and Electric from the College of Technology in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Through my academic and professional experiences, I have come to believe that only with hard work and determination can one realize his ambitions and dreams, and that failure to do so is only due to a loss of stamina or motivation. For me, my dream is to join (name of university) to attend the Electrical Engineering program, for it is my belief that by attending your program, I will be better equipped to conduct detailed theoretical and practical research in the science, and upon commencing my studies, I will possess the necessary skills and knowledge t...   [tags: School Admission Request] 815 words
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An MBA Graduate Defined - An MBA Graduate Defined An MBA is a degree awarded to individuals who complete required coursework in the field of Management Science. The MBA title stands for Master of Business Administration and implies that the person holding the degree is qualified to hold a position in senior management within a firm. An MBA manager is similar to the captain of a ship. He is responsible for making decisions and plans about the firm and for controlling the firm’s employees. The goal of an MBA manager is to maximise the firm’s value through the use of the firm’s tangible and intangible assets....   [tags: essays research papers] 2179 words
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Graduate School Admissions Essay - ‘Slow and steady wins the race’, they say. Nothing best describes my passage through life as does this adage: mine has been flanked by academic challenges and high family standards. Yet, I have not only always pulled through but have done so most gallantly, even finishing best at some levels. Primary and Secondary Schools education were for me, not quite fulfilling, that is at first. I was quite poor in Mathematics. Having older siblings who excelled in all subjects did not make it any easier. Everyone compared me with them....   [tags: Admissions Essays] 962 words
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Online Graduate Programs - Online Graduate Programs Over the past few years there has been a significant increase in the number of students enrolled in online graduate programs. Before online graduate programs existed, an undergraduate student could only receive a graduate degree if they physically attended a university. However, with the improvements in technology, students can now receive a graduate degree from their home by simply attending lectures online, and submitting their work through email to the professor. Although there are conflicting ideas about whether or not a student can retain the same amount of information from an online program as opposed to attending a graduate school, research shows that online...   [tags: essays papers]
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Five Careers for a Graduate of Agricultural Studies - Five Careers for a Graduate of Agricultural Studies I. Introduction Agriculture is a vast and expanding world for many people here in the mid-west. This is not a career to be taken lightly, since it has it's ever-changing highs and lows; which attract people and also discourage them too. Deciding what a graduate wants to do in agriculture is a difficult process, I know since I am in the process right now. Some of the following careers are ones that I am more familiar with since I have been around most of them....   [tags: essays research papers fc] 914 words
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Graduation Speech: A Great Time to Be a Graduate - Ladies and Gentlemen we are assembled here this evening to celebrate the graduation of the Community College Class of 2012. With this celebration comes many distinctions, honors and legacies. This is a great time to be a graduate of Community College, because we are a group of students who are graduating with high grade point averages, leadership skills, overall talent, plus we are leaving behind much to be admired by future classes. Our class is also a very diverse and dedicated one. As if being a student alone was not a difficult task, many of our classmates hold jobs outside of school, are active in their communities as coaches, volunteers, athletes and leaders, and many have families to...   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address] 676 words
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High School Graduate in the Real World - High School Graduate in the Real World With surprisingly minimal reluctance I face my new life. My heart is filled with excitement, while my mind teems with anxiety. Everything has changed. I suppose it really hasn’t, but it seems as if one little difference can make you feel like the whole world is turning inside out. I go about what will soon become routine for me without any second thoughts. Perhaps none of this has sunk in yet. I sit alone in a tiny cubicle only about five feet square and examine my new surroundings....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays] 943 words
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Graduate School Versus Work: A Post College Decision in America - Education stimulates and develops human thoughts and wisdom. In many developed countries, people are responsible to receive fundamental education to secondary school by law. Students attending university after high school became a social trend in North America for decades. Universities develop and train student with advance professional skills and knowledge. Graduate school and work are ultimate options university graduated students consider after achieving their bachelor diploma. Although comparable high expectations are anticipated from work and graduate study, graduate school is a more advantage option for university students after graduation....   [tags: jobs, students, America, higher education] 465 words
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Post-graduate Traveling Fellowship Recipient - Post-graduate Traveling Fellowship Recipient "With every step, you are met by the most bizarre and wonderful forms," she told me. I have never heard someone talk about nature in the way that my host mother in France did. She has not been able to return to what she calls "the jungles of Madagascar"-her birthplace-but images of wild and beautiful greenness have never left her mind. In Madagascar, there are two hundred thousand different species of living things; ninety-three percent of them are endemic to this island....   [tags: Environmental Ecology Teaching Essays] 1133 words
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Comparing My Behavior and Experiences to Those Required by Graduate Employers - Ques1. A reflected account waist on comparing and contrasting your own experiences skills and behaviors with those required by graduate employers. Ans. In the current scenario the graduate employers are supposed to be effective and efficient the graduate employer should be obedient enough to follow the norms and rules of an organization they should be open minded attitude. In an individuals life the purpose of accomplishing the ambition of life is different according to person to person. There are different hurdles that an individual has to face and manage them in best possible way....   [tags: skill, communication, career] 1243 words
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Transitioning from Nursing Student to New Graduate Nurse (NGN) - Transitioning from academic nursing student to Registered Nurse/New Graduate Nurse (NGN) within the healthcare environment is a challenging task for many NGNs. They may encounter a number of challenges, such as the following: transition shock, professional isolation, lack of clinical experience, stress, lack of a support network and cultural incompetence. At the end, this essay will discuss the rationale for developing my two most important goals for the next twelve months. I presume the role transition from academic nursing student to Graduate Nurse will be challenging and rewarding....   [tags: Registered Nurse Essay]
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Why are you interested in pursuing this graduate program at the McColl School of Business? - ... I led the team as President and CEO to success until I sold the business in 2007. I am Founder and Executive Director of MEDSYN®ORG, a holistic health care business which shares medical qigong (pronounced chi kung), spiritual tai chi, and inner alchemy (meditation) in classes and workshops so individuals eventually lessen and/or cure the noxious effects of “dis-ease”, including, but not limited to arthritis, MS, Parkinson’s, PTSD, and fibromyalgia. This business allows me to give back to the community in rare form....   [tags: Admissions, College, Student] 542 words
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My Interest in the Applied Economics Graduate Program at the University of Minnesota - As per our Tibetan Buddhist tradition, I was named Kunchok Sangpo, when I was still in the womb of my mother. Born and raised in a Buddhist family, I received my high school education from a Tibetan School, graduated from a Hindu University and completed my postgraduate education from a Christian University. Immersing in different cultures/tradition/religion has helped me look at life from different perspectives. I was awarded a special distinction for securing the highest grade on the national high school standard board exam, amidst all Tibetan School in India and was able to secure admission into India’s top college for commerce, Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University, to complete...   [tags: statement of purpose] 733 words
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Loyola University School of Education Graduate School Entrance Essay - Graduate Student Personal Statement for Loyola University I truly hope that you will take my application into consideration for the Loyola University Maryland School of Education. Teaching and education is a passion of mine and I feel that this graduate program will help me hone my skills to become a well-rounded and effective educator. I bring to the table experience in academic research and applied experience as an employee of the Harford County Public Schools. Just this month, I graduated from Washington College with a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies....   [tags: Social Studies, Disability, Teaching] 872 words
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If Mrs. Ahmed Could Graduate from College, So Could I - ... Astonished to see so much growth, I soon began to realize that college is more than an obligation to society and family, rather an obligation to oneself to become a more intellectual individual. Therefore, college is important to me because it educates individuals, allows, self-growth, and creates more opportunities to join the work force. After seeing the amount of knowledge Mrs. Ahmed received going to college; education had become one of the most reasons why college is essential. With the ambition to learn, Mrs....   [tags: degree, intellectual, education] 528 words
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Solving the Foreclosure Crisis: Require an Economics Class to Graduate High School - My plan to fix the housing crisis would be a two phase plan. The first phase of the plan would be how to handle what is going on right now and what to do about the people that are already the causalities of this catastrophic failure of American free enterprise. The second phase would be on how to prevent this from happening again. The core of the first part of phase one would start in education I am aware that you need to take an economics class in order to graduate high school; a new requirement would be added to high school graduation requirement....   [tags: Foreclosures,] 1263 words
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Personal Narrative: My Graduate School Thesis - There I was, poised with the first draft of my masters thesis, ready to jack it under the rear wheels of my car so that I could vent my anger and frustration. Never had I felt this kind of undiluted rage in dealing with a piece of writing. As far as I was concerned, the first draft was complete and therefore the entire piece was finished; however, my thesis advisor didn’t quite agree with me. A less deranged friend of mine talked me out of repeatedly backing over my thesis, and convinced me that it didn’t really matter if I did leave tire marks on it because I had multiple drafts on my disk....   [tags: Narrative Essay Writing English Thesis] 1317 words
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MBA Accounting Graduate School Application Letter - I am an ambitious young Saudi with a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management from King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. I seek admission to (name of university) to attend the MBA Accounting program as a means to achieve my goals. Such goals are to attain the necessary tools so I may initiate my career as an Accountant at one of Saudi Arabia’s largest corporations and utilize my specialized academic education through my position, while continuing to pursue my professional and personal development for the benefit of both the organization and the attainment of my own professional ambitions....   [tags: School Admission Request] 648 words
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Should Students be Required to Pass Proficiency Tests in Order to Graduate from High School? - What if an adolescent took a test that solely determined whether or not they make it to their high school graduation. For most high school students this is a reality. High schools across the U.S. require all of their students to pass proficiency tests in order to graduate. These state-wide tests include having a standard knowledge in reading, writing, and mathematics, as well as science in some states now. These tests show the level of proficiency that each student is at in each subject based only their test scores....   [tags: high school, proficiency tests, testing]
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An Investigation of a Language Profile of a Mother-Tongue Mandarin-Speaking Graduate Student from English Major in Hong Kong - ...      As previously demonstrated, mainland Chinese students have taken up the major proportion of non-local tertiary students in Hong Kong, and it will probably be an evitable tendency in the following years (Yeung, 2012). Nonetheless, little study has been undertaken to shed light on language profile around sociolinguistic question of “who speaks what language to whom, when, where and why” (Fishman, 1972) on mother-tongue Mandarin speakers in Hong Kong. This study explores the linguistic behavior of a graduate student whose mother tongue is Mandarin[ Though most mainland Chinese learn their Chinese dialects as their first language, due to the fact that more than 70% of population in main...   [tags: language, behavior, ethic, research, study] 2167 words
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Shared Graduate Dance Concert at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center-Dance Theater - ... Also, the performers incorporated their breath into their movement as the lights changed from light to dark with little green lighting periodically. In addition, the performers ran in the space similar to the way we run in our class setting as they were dressed in white shirts and khakis. Lastly, white boxes were utilized in the movement.. The performers in “Same River, Twice” entered in the middle of the stage. The movements the performers demonstrated reminded me a lot about when we indulge in partner work....   [tags: performance report] 714 words
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I Want to Pursue My Graduate Program from HULT International Business School - ... Marketing suits my passion of as I have a understanding of consumer’s needs and capability to fulfill those needs keeping organizational objectives in mind. By continuing studying marketing along with exploring a diverse variety of interests and needs of people, I believe that I will be able to pursue my true interest and will understand the whole of what global society need rather than just a minority. Within academics, I have challenged myself to succeed as much as I have been able, in efforts to improve myself both as a student and as an individual....   [tags: personal statement of purpose] 742 words
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A Study on Awareness about Waste Segregation and Waste Recycling among the Post Graduate Students of University Hostels in Manasagangotri Campus - ... The results shows that attitude toward waste reduction behavior has effect on both recycling and reducing waste behavior. And attitude toward waste reduction is determined by involvement, perceived cost and benefit, accessibility of a recycling program, and subjective norm. Hernandez O et al (1999) conducted a pilot study on recycling programme in Quito and the factors associated with residents’ participation in separating their wastes. Result shows Focus group discussions, in-depth interviews and a household survey identified the steps that would have to be taken to increase and sustain Residents’ separation of wastes....   [tags: solid waste disposal]
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Statement of Purpose for Admission to the Graduate Program in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Carnegie Mellon University - ... As a result, my projects exposed me to a multitude of domains ranging from image and speech processing to information theory to wireless communications. Courses like ‘Analysis & Design of Algorithms’ and ‘Theory of Automata’ contributed to my understanding of aspects which when combined with machine learning can yield enormous insights about the power and ability to create intelligence. I got formally introduced to image processing during a project I did at the end of my second year on Model-Guided Page Segmentation and Document Layout Extraction....   [tags: signal processing, academics, imaging] 1008 words
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I am a Teacher of Post-secondary Education - ... Housing by itself is around 10,000 dollars per year including a meal plan (“Tuition and fees”).The total amount of money spent on undergraduate schooling is around 34,200 dollars. While attending LSU for undergraduate schooling is okay to get a Bachelor’s degree, however; attending Washington University in St.louis to get a master’s degree is a better choice. Washington University in St. Louis is located in St.Louis, Missouri. Washington University has a Graduate School of Arts and Sciences ("Graduate School of Arts & Sciences")....   [tags: graduate, academics, standardized tests] 1801 words
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Application for Graduate Program in Electronics - ... Over the duration of my undergrad life, as I spent more and more time embroiled in my major subjects, this chain of reasoning proved to be perfectly true. The VLSI Design course in my fifth semester drew my attention towards microminiaturization technology. My reasons for such a focus were manifold; I had a brilliant professor for this course, who placed great emphasis on the cutting edge research happening at the micro scale. Also, VLSI is the crucial link between electronic circuits and computers, both of which are subjects close to my heart....   [tags: influences, radio, computer, electronics] 1328 words
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Statement of Purpose to Become a Clinical Psychologist - ... If you do not take these courses, and are accepted into the program, then you will most likely be required to take remedial courses (ou.edu). Another important part in being accepted into a psychology graduate program, is becoming involved as a research assistant either your sophomore or junior year. At the University of Oklahoma there are many research assistant positions available to undergraduates from different labs based at OU. These range from the Cognitive Development Lab to the Center for the Study of Human Operator Performance dealing with “human neuropsychological functioning,” and to the Mumford lab that deals with, “the identification and measurement of creative thinking skil...   [tags: bachelor's degree, sociology, graduate] 896 words
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Challenges of Pursuing My Masters at Florida International University - ... According to The United States Department of Labor in the article "Occupational Outlook Handbook" the midyear earnings for individuals employed in the health services field of work was $88,580 in the month of May 2012. (1) It is apparent that this degree program has the potential to lead graduate students to great success, but there is a huge opportunity that students are being dispossessed of by not offering this program at the Master's level. The university is lacking superior resources that would adequately prepare graduate students of this field and facilitate their success on the job market....   [tags: graduate, nursing, financial] 1056 words
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The Benefits of a College Education in David Leonhardt's Even for Cashiers College Pays Off - ... This is because college students receive a financial aid that reduces the tuition fees to about 2000 dollars. David explains the advantages of college education, which makes the article persuasive to the teenagers in high school. According to David, college education offers not only financial benefits but also makes the graduates happier and healthier than non-graduates do. With financial aid, the number of students joining college should increase. Persistence and discipline values that college education offers are more important than the education offered in college....   [tags: qualification, degree, graduate]
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Graduate Program in web Designing - Computers can be considered the eighth wonder of the world. Their use has become indispensible in every field – Communication, Database Systems, Banking, Robotics, Medicine, Vehicular Systems and what not. The World Wide Web and Internet has brought a new revolution across the world bringing the people closer through a plethora of networking applications such as chat, video conferencing, social networking and e-mail. When my father brought the first computer, a Pentium 3 processor, I was so amazed seeing the GUIs of the websites and the Windows have always attracted me....   [tags: learner, program, browsing] 615 words
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Research Ethics for Graduate Students - Set 1: Question and Answers Question 1: How might one justify flipping the switch in the Trolley case but not pushing the large man off the bridge in the variation. Answer: Flipping the switch in the first case is justified because the switch operator is acting on the principle of Utilitarianism. By flipping the switch, the operator would save two people toed to the rail track and thus his actions would lead to Greatest Good for the Greatest Number (GHGN). However, in the second case where the switch-operator is faced with the situation of sacrificing the life of the fat man, then he may not be justified in doing so....   [tags: Research Ethics] 842 words
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Study on Administration Errors for Woodcock-Johnson III Tests of Cognitive Abilities - ... 653). After each of the 108 tests were scored using the checklist, it was found that there were 500 errors made. While the mean errors per tests were 4.63, 167 of the total errors were made on only 5 of the tests. Additionally, 50 of the tests contained only 0 or 1 error. Out of the 17 subtests, the subtests that contained the most errors were the Verbal Comprehension, Visual-Auditory Learning, General Information and Retrieval Fluency (Ramos, 2009, pp. 654). In addition to the administration errors, it is important to note that errors were also made in scoring....   [tags: graduate, assessment, scoring] 701 words
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Statement of Purpose as Petroleum Engineer - ... The courses that I credited during my sophomore and junior years were a rich blend of science and practical engineering all reflecting a balance between its application and theory. It extended from Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation, Measurements, Advanced Control Systems, Digital Control Systems to core Instrumentation subjects like Industrial Process Control , Advanced Instrumentation (Elective-I) and Nuclear Instrumentation (Elective-II). The knowledge I gained from the courses was substantiated by undertaking several lab sessions during the program....   [tags: graduate, electronic, mechanical] 1069 words
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