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Diversity Statement - I am Korean - Diversity Statement - I am Korean My first interaction with the cruelty of the "real" world was in fourth grade, in a small suburban town in South Carolina. "You Chinese freak. Come on, use your karate against me!" boys would shout mockingly, then start spouting phrases of nonsense as if they meant something. Pshaw. I was, am and will always proudly be a Korean. When I interact with new people, they spend their time guessing my heritage. Chinese and Japanese are always the first nationalities they guess....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 444 words
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Personal Statement: Goals in Nuclear Engineering - Personal Statement: Interests, Experiences, and Goals in Nuclear Engineering Money and fame do not motivate my goals. Engineering in all forms is a field of innovation and invention. Aspirations of any great engineer should be to introduce to the world a new idea, product, or service that will make people happier and the environment safer. Success in these challenges is a reward greater than any dollar amount or public recognition. Engineers bring societies to new levels of civilization through their advancements in technology and discovery....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 518 words
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My Educational Goals and Philosophy Statement - My Educational Goals and Philosophy Statement I believe that each child is a unique individual who needs a secure, caring, and stimulating atmosphere in which to grow and mature emotionally, intellectually, physically, socially, and academically. It is my desire as a future educator to help students meet their fullest potential by providing an environment that is safe, supports risk-taking, and invites a sharing of ideas. There are two elements that I believe are essential to establishing such an environment, (1) allowing the child’s natural curiosity to direct his/her learning, and (2) promoting respect for all things and all people....   [tags: Philosophy of Education Teachers Essays] 864 words
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My Educational Goals and Philosophy Statement - My Educational Goals and Philosophy Statement Imagine your life without a proper education. Without the proper education you could properly provide for yourself or your family. All students are born with a different nature, however; the reason for their education remains the same. The purpose of education is to provide a foundation for students. Many methods of teaching and methods of discipline are used in the classroom. There are also many areas of curriculum that are important in the elementary level....   [tags: Philosophy of Education Teaching Teachers Essays] 936 words
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My Educational Goals and Philosophy Statement - My Educational Goals and Philosophy Statement 'The most important function of education at any level is to develop the personality of the individual and the significance of his life to himself and to others' -Grayson Kirk. The teaching philosophy of progressivism focuses on developing the whole child. This philosophy not only teaches the core subject material, but it also allows the teacher to help develop the person the child is going to be. John Dewey, founder of progressivism, denounced the scholarly and classical school of curriculum....   [tags: Philosophy Teacher Teaching Essays] 1454 words
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Explination Of Butlers Thesis - Bret Hribar Q1: Butler’s theory of desire separates all desires into two groups, the desire for “self-love” and the desire for “particular affection”, which are all other desires like hunger, sleep, or sex. “Self-love” is a person general desire for happiness, this, as Butler states is an internal desire, a desire for our own enjoyment and satisfaction. Butler separates this desire from the desire for “particular affections” because these are all external desires, the desire for objects around us that fulfill those desires....   [tags: essays research papers] 865 words
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Malcolm X Thesis Paper - The history of the United States has in it much separation or segregation due to race. For a long time our country has seen racism as a large problem and this has caused ethnic groups to be looked down upon and forced into a lifestyle of difficulties and suppression. Due to this, races, particularly African-Americans, have been forced to deal with unequal opportunity and poverty, leading to less honorable ways of getting by and also organizations that support change. Malcolm X is one strong example of an African American man who became apart of a group acted against it, uniting people to promote the advancement of colored people and change....   [tags: US American History Civil Rights] 1375 words
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Personal Statment: UCLA Directing MFA Admissions Essay - Powerful theater combines intellectual ideas and artistry of language with the visual power of movement and physical strength. The theater I most appreciate involves the actors’ equal commitment to their bodies as to their voices. This theater makes art of the entirety of our evolution—biological, linguistic, and cultural—and represents the ultimate artistic elevation of the human spirit. This is the theater I strive to create. I believe the director is ultimately responsible for providing the distinct, guiding perspective of a production....   [tags: Personal Experience] 1579 words
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Statment of Intents for MS Program in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering - ... This is where I grew to finally understand that mere fascination is not enough. Rather than fascinate me, I must say that my time as a trainee there had humbled me. Computational methods, for the lack of perfect analytical solutions, were the key to designing any engineering product, for which safety and cost effectiveness are critically important. I had become involved, along with other students hailing from different parts of the country, in a mini project that aimed at designing a supersonic nozzle using the method of characteristics....   [tags: goal, education, extra-curriculars ] 1448 words
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My Personal Statement: Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications - Writing a personal statement can be a daunting task. A personal statement is unique to each person. “A personal statement is usually requested when applying for scholarships and graduate school.” Also certain type of jobs such as competitive teaching and research appointments in education, for positions with non-profit organizations, or for internship applications require a personal statement. (“Personal Statements”) So a good personal statement is very important. There things that must be done in order to have a good personal statement....   [tags: organizational skills, grammar]
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Web-Based Issue Position Statement - Web-Based Issue Position Statement Introduction The use of laboratory animals in the classroom is an extremely controversial issue. Ethics as well as religion are challenged with the dissection of animals. This controversy is not a new one, animal dissection has been disputed for well over a hundred years (National Research Council, 1988). There have been numerous court cases concerning this issue and laws have been enacted to give students the right to refrain from participating in animal dissection (NABT, 1990)....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Statement of Purpose for a Masters' of Science in Economics in South Dakota State University - This statement mainly focuses in brief on my intention, aspiration and objectives of why I want to get admitted in M.S. under the Department of Economics, especially in South Dakota State University. From my childhood, I noticed how the people surrounded me tried to maximize their satisfaction with limited income. I felt curiosity to know the way how people choose options to optimize satisfaction from scarce resources. As economics deals with such relationship between the unlimited demands and the scarce means, my curiosity has turned into interest of my study and that’s why I chose economics as the major subject in my undergrad study....   [tags: bangladesh,, knowledge, goal] 652 words
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A Modest Proposal: Jonathan Swift's Political Statement About Conditions of Life in 1729 - "A Modest Proposal” a Political Statement Mouth-watering, scrumptious, and delicious are a few words that come to mind when you think of Jonathan Swift’s “A Modest Proposal.” His satire on the conditions of life in 1729 was to draw its readers to serious discussion on the distressing matters that plagued their society. His extreme and sarcastic response to the treatment of the ever-growing poor population of Irish families, by the rich English landowners, was to bring to light a matter that they had come to accept as normal....   [tags: satire ] 1090 words
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Statement of Teaching Philosophy, and My Experience Teaching Chemistry in India - Statement of Teaching Philosophy “A teacher can never truly teach unless he is still learning himself. A lamp can never light another lamp unless it continues to burn its own flame. The teacher who has come to the end of his subject, who has no living traffic with his knowledge but merely repeats his lesson to his students, can only load their minds, he cannot quicken them.” … Rabindranath Tagore (Nobel prize in literature in 1913) This is my favorite quotation because it express what, I think, is the essence of teaching and learning....   [tags: Philosophy of Education] 1058 words
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Statement of Purpose for Material Science Major at John Hopkins University - Personal Statement My passion in engineering and science is, in part, due to my Grandfather, who is the deputy director of one of the research institutions at the Chinese Academy of Science. Influenced by the atmosphere of scientific and intellectual conversation, I have been exposed to cutting edge technology my entire life. In particular, my interest in material science can be traced back to my explorations in civil engineering and mechanical engineering at Stony Brook. In my freshman and sophomore years, I was taking a lot of civil engineering and mechanical engineering courses, through which I discovered that the major breakthroughs in those fields were at the material level nowadays....   [tags: engineering, research projects, technology] 771 words
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Personal Statement for Energetic Students Entering Hong Kong University - ... For the past few years I have travelled to different cities in China, visiting cultural and historical sites. While walking on my feet through the viewpoints instead of joining in tours, I greatly improved my independence and patience. In 2010, I was honorable to be one of the representatives to participate a one-month exchange student program at Stadthagen, Germany. Although I have joined an Ecology Camp in Inner Mongolia held by the Chinese National Geography Magazine in 2008, this was totally a different experience for me to home stay in a German family....   [tags: optimistic, devoted, eduation] 730 words
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Evaluating National Environmental Health Association’s (NEHA) Performance Management - A mission statement is what defines an organization’s reason for existing and is the foundation for everything they do (Aguinis, 2009). Furthermore, the vision statement is where the organization desires to be in the future (Cady, Wheeler, DeWolf, & Brodke, 2011). Therefore, it is important to make sure that the organization has a good mission and vision statement that is clear and concise. According to Aguinis (2009), an ideal mission and vision statement booth have eight different characteristics....   [tags: Business, Mision Statement] 1813 words
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The Relativity of Ethical Statements - The Relativity of Ethical Statements The past one hundred years bombarded society with quite a few ethical dilemmas. A widely accepted view about an ethical statement is to be defined as a statement that concerns "[the] rules or standards governing the conduct of a person or the members of a profession" (American Heritage). While our society progressed and aimed for new and greater things so did our curiosity about nature and in that time many leaders experimented for the benefit of science and progress, regardless of ethics....   [tags: Papers] 1021 words
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Presentation : Seven Steps for Writing an Academic Essay - Seven Steps for Writing an Academic Essay Abstract: Many students do not understand that there is a process to writing. This lesson provides students with seven steps for writing an academic essay at the first-year university level. It can be easily modified for grade 11-12 students. 1. pick a topic * often a teacher will assign you a topic, but if you have a choice, pick something that you are personally interested in. 2. brainstorm (or research) * benefits of brainstorming: it will indicate if you have enough information to write a full paper & it will generate new ideas for you * ask yourself, "what are the connections between these ideas?" * topics for brainstorming...   [tags: Composition] 618 words
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Challenges That I Face As Writer - As a writer there are many elements of writing that I struggle with, especially when composing an essay. When writing an essay, there are usually many skills that need to be used in order to be successful with the writing assignment. Many times in writing I struggle with explaining and fully developing the supporting details and ideas in my essay. I would also like to improve on incorporating clear topic sentences and concluding sentences, connecting my paragraphs ideas back to my thesis. Lastly, improvement can be made in my writing by avoiding awkward or wordy sentences....   [tags: Personal Reflection] 481 words
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The Usefulness of Financial Statements - The Usefulness of Financial Statements The primary means of communicating the financial effects of organizational activities and transactions of a company to outsiders is the financial reporting system. This reporting system includes communicating financial information through annual financial statements, as well as through reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, voluntary forecasts, and other financial and nonfinancial releases. Financial statements are the main source of financial information conveyed to parties external to the company....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework Essays]
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The Purpose of Financial Statements - The Purpose of Financial Statements The financial statements of a business are used to provide information about the status of the business, set performance targets and impose restrictions on the managers of the firm as well as provide an easier method for financial planning. The financial statements consist of the Profit and Loss Account, Balance Sheet and the Cash Flow Statement. There are four areas of information, which we can collect from a company's financial statements....   [tags: Papers] 1286 words
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Competency Goal Statements of a Teacher - Competency Goal Statement 1 To establish and maintain a safe and healthy learning environment. 1. My goals for the area of SAFE are to maintain the classroom and playground from any harm to children and to prevent any type of accidents from occurring. To meet these goals I will have children walk in a line when entering and leaving the classroom so there is not a chance for them to get hurt or injured. When walking out the door children are asked to line up in the train position with bubbles in their mouth (for being quiet)....   [tags: Teaching Teach Teacher Goals] 400 words
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"North Eastern Chinese" Stereotypes - ... Because my paper have a lot ideas so I really had a hard time to put them together into one sentence at first. Since thesis statement does not need to be one sentence, I separated it into two sentence: the first sentence was about how my example supported the experts' ideas; the second sentence was about how my example challenged them. This is my thesis statement in the first draft: The examination of this example supports the experts' ideas that people carry stereotypes that derive from their innate ability to categorize and evaluate certain groups of people based on several features like facial appearance....   [tags: witing, skills, grammar, revision, paragraph] 1076 words
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The Lincoln-Douglas Debates - The Lincoln-Douglas Debates are considered among “the most significant statements in American political history” (Johannsen). The debates derived from the senatorial campaign in 1858 between Stephen Douglas, the Democratic senator, and Abraham Lincoln, the Republican candidate. The two politicians debated publicly throughout seven of Illinois’ nine congressional districts. By Election Day on November 2nd, Illinois citizens were aware of the primary issues of each man’s political stance (Schulmeister)....   [tags: significant statemens in American politics] 531 words
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Fundamentals of Financial Statements - Fundamentals of Financial Statements The accounting equation: The accounting equation defines the relationship between the five account types. The basic equation is assets equal liabilities plus equity. This is the format seen on a balance sheet. The profit and loss accounts—revenues and expenses—also affects equity. Revenues from the sale of goods and services increase equity, while expenses incurred in the course of business decrease equity. Therefore, the accounting equation can be expanded to assets equal liabilities plus equity plus revenues minus expenses....   [tags: Business Finance Accounting] 1194 words
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Interpretation of Financial Statements - Interpretation of Financial Statements There are three main aids to the analysis of financial statements: HORIZONTAL and TREND ANALYSIS VERTICAL ANALYSIS RATIO ANALYSIS HORIZONTAL and TREND ANALYSIS ============================= Horizontal analysis involves a line by line comparison of one set of data with another - for example, the current year's accounts with last year's, or with this year's budget. It is based on the fact that isolated figures are seldom of much use by themselves....   [tags: Papers] 6510 words
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How To Write An A Essay - An “A” Essay With these simple steps, anybody can write an “A” quality essay. All it takes is a well written introduction, body and conclusion. These steps are a lot easier than most people make them out to be. The first, and most important, step to writing an “A” essay is the introduction. The purpose of the introduction is to get the reader’s attention. The introduction should also let the reader know the contents of your essay. To get the reader’s attention use a lead-in. a lead-in is a sentence or phrase that captures the interest of the reader....   [tags: essays research papers] 414 words
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Situation Analysis And Problem Statement: Global Communications - Situation Analysis and Problem Statement: Global Communications The realm of communications within a global economic environment is critical because of how critical effective communications has become in comparison with corporate operations. Global Communications (GC) while finding it necessary to adopt a radical business strategy in order to stay competitive, seems to have relegated the importance of communication among its corporate stakeholders to one of convenience and commonplace. GC is currently faced with a more than 50% loss of capital valuation on the stock market and is faced with increasing competitive pressures from a myriad of smaller, more nimble competitors in the telecommun...   [tags: Business Management Analysis] 1895 words
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Henry David Thoreau's Statement on the Classics in Walden - Henry David Thoreau's Statement on the Classics in Walden In the novel Walden, Henry David Thoreau states that the classics are the noblest recorded thoughts of man. He also believed that the written word is the work of art nearest to life itself. Walden fits this description through many elements in the novel including relevance, universality, and beauty. The novel is a collection of essays Thoreau wrote commenting on his experiment of living in the woods for two years. He lived in a hut off the shore of Walden Pond in Massachusetts between 1845 and 1847....   [tags: Papers] 496 words
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Atticus Finch's Statement on Prejudice in To Kill a Mockingbird - “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, …until you climb into his skin and walk around in it” Atticus’ statement on prejudice and racism characterises his moral integrity and his empathetic nature. In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird Atticus Finch is depicted as the complete opposite of what people would perceive to be a stereotypical southern man living in the Deep South during the 1930s. Contrary to the majority of his fellow townspeople of Maycomb, Atticus is a man of great virtue and moral strength....   [tags: essays research papers] 1002 words
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Situation Analysis and Problem Statement: Global Communications Corporation - Situation Analysis and Problem Statement: Global Communications Corporation Situation Analysis and Problem Statement In business, companies are always competing with each other to remain the leader in the industry. Companies want to have a competitive edge over others in the business. Global Communications is at point, where they need to make some changes to their organizational structure to remain competitive in the market. The new approach of Global Communications will bring astonishing opportunity for growth in the industry however ethical dilemmas and issues will arise when the company implements the new plans....   [tags: Business Strategy Analysis] 1915 words
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Creating a Problem Statement for Kudler Fine Foods - Creating a Problem Statement for Kudler Fine Foods Kudler Fine Foods is a gourmet grocery store chain located in the San Diego California area. The vision of Kudler Fine Foods is to become the premiere gourmet grocery store for shoppers who are interested in purchasing the finest meats, produce, cheese and wines (Kudler 2003). After opening its first store in La Jolla, California in 1998, Kudler Fine Foods (KFF) has expanded their business to Del Mar and Encinitas, California....   [tags: Business Management Strategy]
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Situation Analysis and Problem Statement: Global Communications - Situation Analysis and Problem Statement: Global Communications Situation Analysis and Problem Statement The industry of communications is changing and intensifying more everyday. Two-way communications begin as early as the 1800s with first telegraph. Now, we have multimedia and mobile telecommunications. People are communicating today with one another by cellular phones, computers, fax machines, palm pilots, and other personal and portable devices. Since these means of communication have penetrated the industry and marketplace, companies and corporations are having a difficult time to remain competitive....   [tags: Business Analysis Management] 1454 words
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Situation Analysis and Problem Statement: Harrison-Keyes, Inc. - Situation Analysis and Problem Statement: Harrison-Keyes, Inc. Situation Analysis and Problem Statement Harrison-Keyes, Inc. had attempted to implement an e-publishing concept; Harrison-Keyes, Inc. currently has a list of problems that are plaguing this implementation, we will look at the current situation, the problems that Harrison-Keyes is faced with and what may be the best way to turn this problematic implementation around to make it successful. Situation Background (Step 1) Harrison-Keyes, Inc....   [tags: Business Analysis Management] 1512 words
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Situation Analysis And Problem Statement: Harrison-Keyes, Inc. - Situation Analysis and Problem Statement: Harrison-Keyes, Inc. Situation Analysis and Problem Statement Over a century old, Harrison-Keyes was founded in 1899 and made its early money publishing the works of literary giants. Throughout the years, the company‘s focus shifted to meet demand and by the mid-1950s, it was regarded as a leading publisher of business, scientific and technical information. (University of Phoenix, n.d., Scenario Harrison-Keyes, p. 1). Harrison-Keyes has taken Situation Background Harrison-Keyes Inc....   [tags: Business Analysis Strategy] 2433 words
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Assessment of the Statement that Property is a Power Relationship Between People - Assessment of the Statement that Property is a Power Relationship Between People Property is the right to possess, enjoy or use a determinant thing, and includes the right of excluding others from doing the same. The concept of ownership or property has no single or widely accepted definition. Like any other concept it has great weight in public discourse and the popular usage varies broadly. Property is frequently conceived as a 'bundle of rights and obligations.' Property is stressed as not a relationship between people and things, but a relationship between people with regard to things....   [tags: Papers] 1019 words
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From Mind to Supermind: A Statement of Aurobindonian Approach - From "Mind" to "Supermind": A Statement of Aurobindonian Approach ABSTRACT: In contrast to Western theories of mind, Aurobindo’s theory is comprehensive and holistic. This theory derives from his ontology. With respect to mind, Aurobindo contends that evolution will not stop with homo sapien. Rather, he posits higher levels of consciousness: Higher Mind, Illumined Mind, Intuitive Mind, Overmind, and Supermind. Higher Mind is an intermediary between the Truth-light above and the human mind. Illumined Mind is Spiritual light....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Papers]
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Situation Analysis And Problem Statement: Global Communications - Situation Analysis and Problem Statement: Global Communications Communication and information are essential to innovation, moral, and change. Global Communications lack of understanding of worker sentiment and a failure to communicate corporate concerns led to inefficiencies in the management process. Describe the Situation Issue and Opportunity Identification As global market pressures increase due to increased competitor competition, telecommunication markets vying for the same business, and new technology, labor costs has become an important concern in organizations and Global Communications (GC) is no exception....   [tags: Business Analysis Management Strategy] 1724 words
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Situation Analysis And Problem Statement: Global Communications - Situation Analysis and Problem Statement: Global Communications Introduction Problems or challenges are inevitable part of any business environment. In fact, many business organizations have to make critical decisions on a routine or daily basis. These decisions are essential to their operation and may have a huge impact on their organization’s financial health. Global Communications is a financially struggling telecommunications company faced with these decisions. They have developed a strategic plan to revitalize their company, however, their communication of the plan to key stakeholders within the organization was lacking....   [tags: Business Analysis Essays] 1587 words
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Situation Analysis And Problem Statement: Interclean, Inc - Situation Analysis and Problem Statement: Interclean, Inc InterClean, a cleaning product solution company, is one of the leaders in the sanitation industry. David Spencer, InterClean¡¯s CEO, believes that for the company to stay as a major player, it needs to meet the new regulations and change their selling point from cleaning products to customized solutions. In order to find the best solution for InterClean to succeed in aligning organizational structure around the new model, current issues and opportunities needs to be described, any problems needs to be framed, and goals need to be...   [tags: Business Analysis Management] 1093 words
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Goethe’s Statement - Goethe’s statement, “Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help then to become what they are capable of being” is commonly used in both a positive and negative form in today’s society. When a person looks the statement carefully over, they will find the meaning into what he is saying. From the Bible, the quote “Do unto others as you would have others do unto you” is very similar to Goethe’s statement. If a person acts in a certain way toward somebody, then the environment and the people in which that person is surrounded by affects his attitude directly....   [tags: essays research papers] 871 words
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Examining Financial Statements - Landry's Restaurants - Examining Financial Statements - Landry's Restaurants Financial statement users around the globe use financial statements to evaluate the performance of companies (Fundamentals of Financial Accounting, 2006). In order to locate a company’s reported assets, liabilities, expenses and revenues, statement users rely on four types of financial statements. The four financial statements include: Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Statement of Retained Earnings, and Statement of Cash Flows (Fundamentals of Financial Accounting, 2006, p....   [tags: Business Accounting]
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Evolutionary Theism - In this latest installment of college-age church dissatisfaction, I'm trying the online sermon route today. There's one obvious pitfall here though- unrestricted reign of my distractibility. I'm still listening to the sermon. It's just paused for now, while I'm reading the Creation vs Evolution essay posted on the site of the Emerg Doc referenced as a sermon example. Well-written, balanced stuff, and encouraging to realize how long ago it was written, even if I disagree slightly with the conclusions....   [tags: Personal Statement] 1061 words
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Writing Personal Statements - Writing Personal Statements As colleges and universities diminish their reliance on LSAT and GPA numbers in the selection of students to admit, narrative submissions become more significant. The personal statement is the primary way you can make sure the people on the admissions committee are familiar with who you are -- not merely what you have accomplished. Remember that it is an essay you are preparing that should be interesting and revealing about you. Below are some suggestions you may find useful as you prepare your personal statement....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 413 words
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company mission statements - I selected Wal-Mart and Target as my domestic companies, Kodak and Michelin as my global companies, and finally San Miguel Corporation and Philippine Airlines as my non-U.S.-based companies. “Target.com brings the fast, fun and friendly shopping experience and services guests expect from a Target store, online. Since the first Target store opened its doors in 1962, the goal has been to give guests the best products at the best value, and to give generously to the communities where Target does business....   [tags: essays research papers] 1430 words
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Use of Insect Images Thesis in The Pedestrian by Ray Bradbury - Technology is becoming increasingly popular; we are forced to confront it everyday. Ray Bradbury has noticed this trend of people becoming more and more dependent on technology; after all we use the television, computers, and even automobiles everyday. In the pedestrian Ray Bradbury has used insect images in The Pedestrian that suggests that with the increasing number of people using technology it will trap and destroy us. Bradbury writes "During the day it was a thunderous surge of cars, the gas stations open, a great insect rustling and a ceaseless jockeying for position as the scarab-beetles, a faint incense puttering from their exhausts, skimmed homeward to the far directions." In th...   [tags: Ray Bradbury, The Pedestrian] 1367 words
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Starting to Write your Observational Essay - Starting to Write your Observational Essay After conducting your interviews and observations, write briefly on the following questions. 1. What visual or other sensory impression is most memorable. 2. What does this single impression tell me about my subject. 3. What is the mood of the place. How do people seem to feel there. 4.What is most memorable about the people I observed/talked to. 5. What activity is most striking about my observation. What is most likely to surprise/interest readers. 6....   [tags: Writing an Observational Essay] 1117 words
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Christian View of Statment 'Honesty is the Best Policy' - Christian View of Statment 'Honesty is the Best Policy' This essay will discuss whether 'honesty is the best policy'. It is written through the eyes of a Christian, and will often refer to the Bible. The essay will bring up biblical matters, and also issues that affect the lives of others and ourselves, that relate to honesty. Being honest has many benefits. In the Bible, it states many times that 'honest people are blessed' for example Psalm 112. The Bible also states that 'when a man is honest he will receive love and kindness' (Psalm 112)....   [tags: Papers] 595 words
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Analysis of Statement 'Something is Rotten in the State of Denmark' in Shakespeare's Hamlet - Analysis of Statement 'Something is Rotten in the State of Denmark' in Shakespeare's Hamlet In the play Hamlet by William Shakespeare, the words “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.” (I.iv.90) were spoken by Marcellous shortly after Hamlet leaves to follow a ghost. Marcellous and Horatio both feel that Hamlet should not be left alone with the ghost. Even though Hamlet directed them not to follow him, Marcellous feels that it wouldn’t be right if they didn’t follow him because “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.” (I.iv.90) When examined, that statement can refer to many of things about the ruling class that are rotten in the state of Denmark One idea of the rottenness is...   [tags: Papers] 384 words
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Writing the Academic Essay - Writing the Academic Essay For many high school students, the academic essay is an unforgiving monster that terrorizes their campus, a nightmarish beast that can rip the heart out of G.P.A.'s and dash all hopes for college admission. Yet, others tame this friend with ease, bending its cruel will to theirs as if it was nothing, as if they possessed a secret weapon. Well, guess what. They do. Successful essayists succeed because they are armed with the exact knowledge of what an essay is and how it is made; they know an essay is an organized group of paragraphs that strongly assert and vividly support a central idea....   [tags: Expository Process Essays] 1543 words
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Steinbeck’s novel, Of Mice and Men has been described as a protest statement - Steinbeck’s novel, Of Mice and Men has been described as a protest statement Steinbeck’s novel, “Of Mice and Men” has been described as a protest statement. To what extent do you think that this is true. Steinbeck protest’s about the way that several different types of people were treated during the early nineteenth century. He protests against the treatment of the mentally retarded, cripples, African American people and the viewing of women as possessions. He does this by creating a character for each of these groups of people, and exposing these characters as victims, which generates the reader’s sympathy for them....   [tags: English Literature] 3423 words
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Personal Statement - The Florida Comprehensive Achievement Test (FCAT) is the statewide test that measures the academic achievement of public school students towards meeting the Sunshine State Standards benchmarks. The quarterly Reading and Mathematics Benchmark Assessment exams gauge student achievement on individual strands based on these Sunshine State Standards, which school districts require schools to administer to students within the appropriate content area. Teachers and administrators pour over the information at the conclusion of the exam and the data mining gets underway....   [tags: Professional Goals] 873 words
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Personal Statement - New technology has always been truly enthralling to me; I grew up with an MSDOS PC and the interaction with computers from such a young age helped form a bond while still fills me with excitement like a small child whether I'm typing in the very last line of code for a program, updating to the latest builds of my favourite beta software or finally working out how to patch a glitchy "feature" in Microsoft's latest OS. We live in the centre of a technological revolution with the real-time Web, new operating systems and ever cheaper portable computers and mobiles; it’s these developments that fuel me with a passion knowing that I want to be working on the next generation of software and technol...   [tags: Personal Experience] 779 words
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Personal Statement - People who know me typically find out pretty quickly that next to my passion for medicine, I am actually one of the world’s hugest computer geeks. In fact, when I first entered college, I toyed with the idea of studying computer science before I realized that the study of the human body was so much more exciting because it allows me to combine my fervor for computers and merge it with my interest in medicine. Once I began medical school, I started to see the human body like the hardware of a computer system....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 949 words
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Personal Statement - My best (and favorite) subject in school is Math. Ever since I was very little I have loved math, and worked very hard at it. When I do not fully understand topics I do extra problems to make sure that they become clear to me. I spend a lot of time working on math to make sure I understand the topics throughly. I have been in math clubs since 4th grade, and in 7th grade I represented my school at the MathCounts® competition where I won a two silver pins. I won the Virginia State Math Award in 7th grade, and this year I got an 800 in math on my SSAT....   [tags: Personal Experience] 759 words
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Personal Statement - I started my career in an unorthodox way: delivering science and technology news directly to live audiences from a stage. I was an early member of the experimental Current Science & Technology Center at Boston's Museum of Science, an effort to bring cutting edge science to adult members of the public through extended interactions with science journalists in an informal education setting. I was fortunate enough to work alongside a graduate of the Columbia University School of Journalism, a former producer for NOVA, the current executive director of the National Association of Science Writers, and other highly skilled science communicators....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography] 766 words
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Personal Statement - “Rationality is man's basic virtue, and his three fundamental values are: reason, purpose, self-esteem.” – Ayn Rand The above quote is my conviction. I am a senior undergraduate in the Indian Institute of Technology Madras and I wish to apply to ABC university for an MS+PhD program in the field of Materials Science and Engineering for the reason that I have seen the department website and find that the research going in the field of nanomaterials in the department is what I am eager to work on right now....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography] 1063 words
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Personal Statement - The year is 2038. I am 70 years old, reflecting on a gratifying career in journalism and still eager to learn more. I’m a respected reporter, columnist, advocate, author, lecturer and filmmaker. I’ve built a career telling the untold stories of disenfranchised people from around the world. My research, writing and activism have helped fuel movements for human rights and social justice. I’m also an entrepreneur who has created news outlets that provide the public with unbiased information and writers and reporters with the opportunity to launch or build their careers....   [tags: Admissions Essay] 785 words
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Personal Statement - For some students a report card is an accurate reflection of their abilities, aspirations, and future work habits. Many friends of mine have flawless, or near flawless, report cards. Straight A's and weighted GPA's well over 4.0 grace their every progress report, and I am certain they will continue this streak of academic excellence well into the future. For others, C's, D's and fail's are a normal occurrence, and much like the straight A students, I have no doubt that they will continue down this path....   [tags: Personal Experience] 783 words
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Personal Statement - After graduating from high school just outside of Sedona, Arizona in 1989, I wanted to get out of the small town and go see the world. The Navy recruiter must have seen me coming from a mile away. I did well on my entrance exams and was selected to attend Naval Nuclear Power School. After several years of task-based math and physics education followed by operational training at a prototype plant, I reported to a submarine in San Diego to put all of my training to use. As it turns out, real life application of my newfound knowledge was more difficult than I imagined....   [tags: Personal Experience] 911 words
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Personal Statement - I do not want to live a life of complacency. To avoid this, I plan to pursue a career filled with ample opportunities for knowledge expansion. My short-term goal is to work for an innovative company which fosters an environment of constant learning. An example of this type of company is Toyota Motor Corporation. The Toyota Way stresses kaizen, or continuous improvement, which pushes Toyota employees, from CEO to individual line worker, to constantly reevaluate current processes in order to reduce waste and shorten overall time requirements....   [tags: Career Goals, MBA Program] 743 words
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Personal Statement - It was on March 17 on a Tuesday Just two days after I had completed my finals and spring break had begun. I had gotten bad news the previous week that my grand mother who raised me was seriously injured in a car accident and was in the ICU. It was very devastating to me and since she was in a different country, I could not get to see her. My cousin was traveling the following day to visit and I thought that would be a great opportunity for me to sent my cousin with something for my grand mother as well as send my best wishes....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 1057 words
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Personal Statement - My decision to become a doctor did not come in a moment of blinding revelation, but as a result of a variety of experiences which began during my first years at college. Before, attending college, however, I knew I would enter a profession which involved service to others. Although I had no definite career plans, from childhood, my parents instilled in me values, such as compassion and respect for others, stressing the importance of giving back to the community. At college, removed from the protected environment of a small community, I experienced tremendous growth....   [tags: Medical School Admissions Essays 2014] 499 words
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Personal Statement - My grandmother, Maria, was born and raised in Puerto Rico. I used to love to listen to stories about her nine brothers and sisters who each took turns going to school and working to support their family. My grandfather was an English bank inspector whose job required quite a bit of travel. As a result, my mother was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and lived in South America, Puerto Rico, and Cuba. My mother lived in a turbulent Cuba with my grandparents at the start of the communist revolution....   [tags: Medical School Admissions Essays 2014] 831 words
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Personal Statement - There are few certainties of what one will encounter during life. A common joke names two: death and taxes. I would be so bold as to add one more, disease. Of the three, the one certainty human beings have the most “control” over is disease. Death is inevitable and as long as governments exist, so are taxes. Disease is also inevitable, however, there are methods to combat the recurrences, spread and danger of this malady. My dream is to learn the techniques required to assist my fellow human beings in their struggle against disease....   [tags: Medical School Admissions Essays 2014] 900 words
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Personal Statement - Since the beginning of my academic endeavors, I have long cherished a dream to be a member of the social science research community, which gives our society progressive insights into human ecology. I began my undergraduate studies at Ramapo College of New Jersey with a passion for ecological justice and with the intention of majoring in environmental studies. Ramapo College’s progressive liberal arts foundation provided me with ample room to explore the multifarious array of social science courses....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 803 words
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