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The Success Of Steve Jobs, Apple Inc.

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Steve Jobs
On February 24, 1955, the course of innovative technology began, as founder and creator of Apple Inc., Steve Jobs, was born in San Francisco, California (Bio.com Editors n.p.). Jobs was given up for adoption by his biological parents, Joanne Schieble and Abdulfattah “John” Jandali (Bio.com Editors n.p.). Steve Jobs then was adopted by Clara and Paul Jobs, who lived in Mountain View, California (Bio.com Editors n.p.). When Jobs was a child, he and his father worked on electronics in the family garage. His father showed him how to take apart and reconstruct electronics. In elementary school Jobs was a prankster, and in middle school, his teachers had to bribe him to study. Although he had to be bridged to study, Jobs was smart and …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that steve jobs, founder and creator of apple inc., was adopted by his biological parents, joanne schieble and abdulfattah jandali, who lived in mountain view, california.
  • Narrates how jobs met steve wozniak, who attended the university of berkley at the time. after high school, jobs enrolled at reed college in portland but dropped out after six months. jobs worked at atari but left to find spiritual enlightenment in india.
  • Explains that steve jobs' success was short-lived, and john sculley, who was personally hired by jobs, believed that jobs was hurting apple.
  • Explains how steve jobs overcame many hardships and became one of the richest and most influential people in the world.
  • Explains that steve jobs helped prove that you don't need to go to an expensive and private university to become successful in life.
  • Narrates how they wanted to enroll at kansas state university, but didn't know what to major in. after talking with their parents and one of their teachers, they realized that going to a community college was good and less expensive.
  • Explains that going to garden city community college would cost them an estimated total of $13,554. they charge $57 per credit hour for 32 credit hours, and fees of $31.
  • Describes the costs of tuition, privilege fees, housing, meals, books, and miscellaneous expenses at kansas state university.
  • Explains the best forms of paying for college, including fafsa, scholarships and grants, working during college and the summer, and taking out loans.
  • Explains that the last course of action they want to take is taking out a student loan. they know that if they save up money during the summer, and work during college, they will be able to pay off their education.
  • Explains that taking out student loans always means that you will end up paying more, even if you take out loans that have a fixed interest rate.
  • Opines that success depends on how hard you are willing to work, and how bad you want to accomplish your goals.

When several of the next products were flawed and recalled, Apple suffered losses, and IBM surpassed Apple in sales (Bio.com Editors n.p.). John Sculley, who was personally hired by Steve Jobs, believed that Jobs was hurting Apple (Bio.com Editors n.p.). Because he did not have an official title at the company he co-founded, he was shut out by his executives and left Apple in 1985 (Bio.com Editors n.p.). After leaving, he began NeXT, Inc., a hardware and software enterprise and bought Pixar Animation Studios, which brought him great success when coming out with movies like Toy Story, The Incredibles, and many others (Bio.com Editors n.p.). In 1997, Steve Jobs returned to Apple as the CEO and innovated Apple with new products like the MacBook Air, iPod, and iPad (Bio.com Editors n.p.). Apple stocks are about $109.45 as of today (Marketwatch …show more content…

An interest rate is an amount that you have to pay for borrowing the money (Federal Student Aid n.p.). Some companies that give student loans do not have fixed interest rates and can raise them whenever they want to (Federal Student Aid n.p.). Student loans from the government have a fixed interest rate, but it is still a good idea to look for other ways to raise money (Federal Student Aid n.p.). The interest rate for direct and indirect subsidized loans for undergraduates is 4.29% (Federal Student Aid n.p.). If you plan your education carefully, you will not have to take out any loans. There is nothing wrong with taking out loans, but you might end up paying them off for the rest of your

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