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Is It A Better Job At Placing A Triple?

- Being a freshman is scary but what is even scarier is when you get put into a triple. Thinking that you can not possibly bring every single piece of clothing or trying to figure out how you will have enough space in such a small room. Why do we even have triples at Walsh. Having a triple is not as bad if the people in charge of housing do their job correctly. Why do they put an out of state student in a triple. They know that they have to bring a lot of their items because they can not go home all the time....   [tags: English-language films, Rooms]

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What A Professor Learned By Becoming A Student

- My Freshman Year- What A Professor Learned By Becoming A Student by Rebekah Nathan is about a college professor who investigates college students’ lifestyle in their freshman year. There has been many times when college professors have assigned a great deal of work and expected it to be due in a short period of time. To the professors, they may think a week is enough time. However, to students like myself it looks to be only two or three days. As college students, especially in our freshman year, we have a lot of pressure....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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How a Community is Built in a University

- How a Community is Built in a University Community is something you will find in any formal or informal setting where people are in the same area for long periods of time, especially on many college campuses. Community is thought of as, although different to specific individuals or subcultures, basically a group of informally bound people sharing similar passions (Wenger, 2000). Majority of universities will push the idea of “community” and “togetherness” on its students. They will do this a number of ways including, Freshman Convocation, Freshman Colloquium, and Welcome Week Activities (Nathan, 2005), just to name a few....   [tags: Community, University, College, Education]

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My Experience In College With and Eating Disorder

- I was ten years of age the first time I deemed that I needed to lose weight. My family and I (Mom, Dad and younger sister) were on a ski trip with another family (mother, father and ten year old son). We were all getting fitted for skis and boots and the store associate fitted us asked what I weighed and my mom told him. I overheard the mother of the other family informed the associate what her son weighed and at the age of ten I weighed a little more than the boy at ten years of age, so the message that I chose to believe was that “I am fat, and I am inadequate”....   [tags: weight, confidence, goals]

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Graduation Speech : College At Kent State University

- When you look at young people today I think it’s safe to say that they all share the same hopes and dreams to a certain degree. For some it is the dream of continuing their education at the college level and deciding on a major that will not only help them be successful but will also provide a level of happiness. For me, As I progress through my first semester as a college freshman at Kent State University There are aspects of college that have surprised me, things that have made me proud, and certain things that I have learned that I need to be better at....   [tags: High school, University, College, Youth]

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The Effects Of Binge Drinking On College Campuses

- Philip Dhanens, 18 year old college freshman, went to his fraternity party and was forced to participate in a hazing ritual. He was locked in a room filled with liquor and told he wasn’t to leave until all the alcohol was gone. Philip Dhanens had only been in college for two weeks before binge drinking caused his death (Quigley). Binge drinking in the past has been a major issue with college students, and has continued to become a social norm on college campuses all across the United States. In fact the rate has hovered above fourty percent for two decades and the numbers are still rapidly rising....   [tags: Alcoholism, Drinking culture, Alcohol]

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The Unexpected Loss of a Family Member

- Our family was never close but we didn’t care. Nobody thought one day things might be different. All of that changed on September 20, 2014 when a hostile argument ended with the death of both my aunt and uncle. For years their marriage was falling apart. My aunt was very materialistic and wanted my cousins to have whatever they asked for but in reality my uncle knew it was impossible financially for them to achieve this. He would try to explain this to her but it usually led to arguments where she would then threaten to leave him so in the end she got her way which led to their vast debt....   [tags: essay about my family]

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Drastic Change: Coming to School in Vemont

- Ever wander about what change felt like. Sometimes change is past due for an update. Growing up surrounded by cities and making the decision to come to school in Vermont is a drastic change. They say change is good. You have to find the best in change. It is almost like finding the positives even in the worst of any situation. Maybe it is because I am a freshman and am not used to change and the differences in the two locations, but I try to be as positive as I can while I am here at Norwich. Norwich is located in Northfield, Vermont....   [tags: mountains, rural areas, norwich university]

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Carl Rogers And His Theory Of Personality

- This week’s content revolved around Carl Rogers and his theory of personality. Rogers’s theory of personality incorporates the subjectivity of experience and the phenomenological perspective. The subjectivity of experience is built upon the combination of feelings of authenticity and the positivity of human motivation. In the textbook, feelings of authenticity are “feelings of alienation or detachment” (Cervone, 2013). Individuals experience these kinds of feelings because individuals strive to be approved by others and take other individual’s needs to be their own....   [tags: Psychology, Person, Personality psychology]

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Personal Narrative : The Story Of Me

- The Story of ME. Basically all of my life I had been a cheerleader, well since I was 5 anyways. My mom was a cheerleader, my nana was a cheerleader, and my sister is going to become a cheerleader, so one could say it was kind of a family tradition to be out under those Friday night lights. When I first started I loved it. I was absolutely one hundred percent committed to that hair bow and those pom-poms, in fact I hardly ever left home without them. I am talking trips to the grocery store, nana’s house, even the doctor’s office....   [tags: Cheerleading, High school, Cheering]

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The Worst Of Times - Original Writing

- “It’s the best of times, it’s the worst of times.” This is a quote I heard long ago before I had started my four year journey here at Northview. Though I had no idea how accurate and meaningful this quote would be to me back then, it always stood out to me as a something short, sweet, and to the point that sums up what high school is; let me explain. Flashback to when I was 14 and just finished junior high school at Arbor Hills. It was a great three years and I actually learned a lot about people and myself, but I was not prepared for high school courses and the faster more demanding pace of the curriculum....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, Middle school]

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Important Value That I Have Been Taught

- The most important value that I have been taught is to make family my priority. My younger brother and sister, Collin and Savannah, depend on me to do the tasks that a parent should normally do for their children, and that is the way it has been since from my freshman year to now. My sister, who is a freshman in high school, decided that she wanted to go to her first homecoming dance. I was extremely sick that weekend and taking medication to alleviate the sickness, so she decided not to ask me to take her to the dance....   [tags: High school, Family, Parent, Sibling]

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Definition Of Programming Knowledge For A Nutshell

- Rogers Epstein Programming Knowledge • Taught himself Java during the summer of 2014. Promptly took AP Computer Science, getting a 5 on the exam and being generally interested in the principles, data structures and algorithms taught in the class. • Participated in the 2015 WPI High School Programming Contest, scoring a perfect 10/10 and ranking 5th out of the 38 participating teams. This contest tests a group of three’s ability to code 10 difficult input/output programs as fast and accurately as possible....   [tags: High school, Educational years, Students]

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Are College Students Drinking A Lot?

- Past decades, college students used to drink a lot. The main reason college student drinking a lot can be because of educational stress, emotional stress and or they just because they want to party. The article, “ Are College Students Partying Less”, Andrew Giambrone discuses about modern technologies that helped them to stay away from alcohol and parties. The author appeals ethos, logos and pathos to create his argument to support his opinion. Ethos is defined as author’s creditability. In the beginning of the article, Andre Giambrone started talking about the research program that was done by Cooperative Institutional Research Program at UCLA by Kevin Eagan....   [tags: Student, Education, University]

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How Technology Has Changed Our Lives

- Technology is always changing as time and historical events pass. A hundred years ago no could have guessed that we would have running water, let alone electricity. Although technology has always impacted our lives, there are a few that come to mind and truly stand out. A few years ago I received my first “official” item of technology, an Apple iPod which eventually turned into an Apple iPhone. My parents believed in the idea of my siblings and I not owning a phone until we were freshmen in high school....   [tags: Mobile phone, High school, Writing, IPhone]

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Final Course Reflection : Iowa State

- Final Course Reflection Reflecting back on my short time here at Iowa State I have met many new people, learned a great deal about the campus, myself, and the Agricultural Business program. In college I have experienced many firsts. I moved away from home for the first time. I started my first day of college classes, and survived my first round of college exams. I joined clubs, met lots of new individuals, and got acquainted with life at Iowa State. Throughout my time at Iowa State I was lucky enough to be part of a great major that focuses on welcoming freshman....   [tags: A Great Way to Care, Learning, Iowa]

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Sex Before Marriage And High School

- Millions of students every year make the transition from middle school to high school and face a multitude of social challenges within their pear groups. These challenges involve fitting in, interacting with a larger student body with various age groups, and exploring their sexuality while being enrolled in abstinence education programs. A study proposed by the Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality states the underlying reason for freshman students desisting from copulation remains to be the fundamental ethical belief of waiting until marriage and expands this theory by examining the types of influences that lead to the agreement of sex before marriage and its circumstances involving adolescen...   [tags: Human sexuality, Sexual intercourse]

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Why I Don 't Consider Myself

- I don’t consider myself to be particularly good at math, though I don’t think I’m exactly bad at it either. Growing up, I had a complicated relationship with math that I was never all that confident about. It always seemed as if the moment I understood one concept and had finally discovered how to determine the correct solution to the problem in front of me, another set of obstacles with a new list of rules were presented for me to learn all over again. When I was younger and I was learning things such as simple multiplication or division, I was always the last one in the class to grasp the concept of it while everyone else was already performing the necessary actions needed to solve the pr...   [tags: High school, Education, Teacher, Learning]

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Graduation Speech : High School Journey

- At a certain point in time everyone will experience failure. Learning from your mistakes and getting over an event is the key to conquering failure. Whenever someone encounters an event that doesn’t go their way, that particular person will likely want to give up. My freshman year in highschool was the worst year I had in high school, my grades were sloppy, I wasn’t engaged in school, and I was completely lost in my classes, learning wise. The most disappointing aspect about freshman year were my grades, I received a bunch of D’s and F’s....   [tags: High school, Academic term, Failure, Learning]

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My Reflection On My Educational Journey

- My educational journey started with a last minute decision that would lead me to places that I could never imagine. I chose a Technical High School over one of my states highest ranked High Schools. I felt a technical career over going on to college was the best fit for me. What I would discover is my plan would take me on a wild ride and send me down many wrong paths. During the summer of 2010, I had to make my decision on were I wanted to go to high school. I had two choices, Littleton High School in Littleton, Massachusetts, or I could attend Nashoba Technical High School in Westford, Massachusetts....   [tags: High school, High school diploma, Teacher]

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High School Career - Original Writing

- When I was young I remember the start of my high school career. Freshman year was a struggle, emotionally and physically. I had broken up with emma and it had left me in pieces. My heart was not the only thing broken. I had shattered my left foot at a snowboarding camp and was in wheelchair with my left foot covered it a cast. I wanted to play soccer very badly and had thought i could never be part of the team. But the coach let me coach the team at practice until I was able to play. I remember I could only play five games out of the season....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, Sophomore]

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Institutional Policies For Community College Students

- In society, it is often stated that you only have one chance to make a first impression. This statement can be echoed amongst institutions of higher education. In community colleges, persistence rates are often linked to funding. As a result, community college leaders have to implement policies and programs that will support persistence amongst students. Jalomo (2010) suggest five institutional polices that promote persistence amongst community college students: (a) transitional bridge programs, (b) orientation programs, (c) freshman year seminar, (d) mentoring programs and (e) multifaceted approach....   [tags: University, College, Higher education, Academia]

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The Death Of A Crime Scene

- Scar Tissue When first approaching a crime scene what is the first thing one notices. Is it the tape keeping observers out. Is it the mass of bystanders crowding around for a peek of the action, for a look at the police. Perhaps one notices the victim,the wound inflicted, or even the source of injury itself. Still, others don’t even bother to stop, unaffected by the misfortune of others. What some don’t realize, though, is that high school can be directly compared to a crime scene. While others merely approach the scene, I am the victim, I am the yellow tape, I am the investigators trying to figure out what the hell went wrong....   [tags: High school, Debut albums, High School Musical]

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Personal Statement On The Cheer Team

- To stay on the JMU cheer team or to quit was a very hard decision that I had to make this past month. Knowing I had leadership responsibilities as a third year veteran on the team made this decision extremely difficult for me. I had to consider all the parties involved which consisted of myself, my teammates, and my coaches. Several factors fell into play when deciding what was best not only myself but for my team as well. The first and most important factor I had to consider was my physical health as I have back problems that requires annual back procedures in order to be able to cheer....   [tags: Immanuel Kant, Ethics, Cheerleading]

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Graduation Speech - Original Writing

- One day while I was sitting in the back stairwell, he walked by for the 5th day in a row but, he stopped and simply said “if you would like to sit in my room, you can sit in the back, I promise not to bug you” I quickly responded “no thanks” but after sitting there for a few minutes I found myself walking into his classroom. The year went on this way until one day one of my old friends begged me to go to lunch I figured I could survive one day; I was very wrong. Everything was going fine until one of the said girls above walked up behind me and proceeded to poor a box of milk down my back I jumped up shoved the table back and managed not to punch her I ran away and put a dent in the upstairs...   [tags: High school, English-language films]

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Working Through The Sociology Program

- While working through the sociology program here at Kutztown, I have developed in a number of ways. I have developed not only as a student, but also as a sociologist, and human in general. As an incoming freshman, I did not know what to expect and because of this I had many doubts in myself. After discovering my interest in sociology I began challenging myself academically and therefore have grown in many areas including writing, reading, critical thinking, and my overall knowledge and skills pertaining to this field....   [tags: Sociology, Interpersonal relationship]

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Sixteen Candles, by John Hughes

- Director John Hughes does it again. In Sixteen Candles, he captures the essence of high school from the views of the nerds to the jocks. Depicted in the daily lives of the main characters, he shows even back in 1984, there is a division by popularity and grade. The struggles and pressures students faced are the same as what students are faced with in today’s high schools. This movie relates to teens year after year, generation after generation. Just as the author William Zinsser states in College Pressures, “They are too young to be prisoners of their parents’ dreams and their classmates’ fears” (385)....   [tags: sixteen candles, john hughes]

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Scholarship Application on Study Habits

- If an incoming freshman asked me to help them with their study habits, I would give them tips based on my previous experiences at high school. There are so many tips I could give them but I’ll narrow it down to the ten most important that I’ll continue to use throughout my college education. Ninth grade can be a tough year getting used to the new surroundings and the amount of work that is now expected. It can be quite overwhelming but with the tips I’m about to give, freshman year will go by much smoother....   [tags: college, breaks, healthy]

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The Transition Of High School

- The transition from high school to college is challenging and students are expected to face several changes; however, there are three essential skills they should develop to make it easier to ease the transition. The primary goal for a college freshman is to make it into their sophomore year with a competitive grade point average. A close observation concerning valuable recourses made available in orientation will offers helpful guidance concerning time management, workload and personal responsibility; therefore, preparing students for the challenging transitions into college....   [tags: High school, University, Student, Education]

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Graduation Speech - Original Writing

- What lead to my late graduation you might ask. well it started back in freshman year. I was told that your freshman years are important but I paid no mind to the warning. I was only 15 at the time come out of middle the last thing on my mind was school work. I did well my first semester but after that i failed a few classes and from there started the predicament i was in. After my freshman year first semester ended i spent a little more focus on my school work. even with a little more focus i was still behind did not think must of it....   [tags: High school, High school diploma, Graduation]

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Standardized Tests And Standardized Test

- As in an incoming freshman in high school, not only was I introduced to standardized test but my fellow classmates as well. Standardized test is any form of a test that requires all test takers to answer the same questions or a selection of questions from common bank of questions, which is also scored in a standard or consistent manner. These particular test are given at the end of each school year to the particular students who are enrolled in the the classes of the given test. The standardized test include Algebra I, Biology I, English, and History.We also found out that in order for anyone to graduate those particular test had to passed if not you were not eligible to graduate....   [tags: High school, College, Standardized test, Education]

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Graduation Speech : School Art

- Ever since freshman year of high school I knew that I wanted to be an artist. Choosing MIAD as a college was not a tough decision. I honestly never thought I’d even get into MIAD, let alone being awarded a scholarship. It was almost unreal holding those two pieces of folded paper in my hand; my trophies that resembled all of my hard work over the last four years of high school. I considered my acceptance into this school such an accomplishment; one that I never knew I could achieve in the first place....   [tags: High school, College, Middle school, Education]

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How Students Can Alleviate Stress

- As high school students undergo the transition phase from high school to college, they may feel unprepared, stressed, and overwhelmed at the amount of environmental and academic change. Often times, incoming freshman do not know how to organize their daily schedule. Students may also not be accustomed nor knowledgeable of the environment they transition into, which causes them further stress as they do not know how to ask for help. Other undergraduates enter college with a biological predisposition such as a diagnosed mental disorder (i.e., depression or anxiety) or a genetic predisposition for mental illness which may cause them further distress....   [tags: High school, Psychology, Education, Learning]

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High School Vs. College

- Throughout my high school years, my educational experience had its ups and downs. Being in college has given me a lot of flash backs from high school. Some of these flash backs include the challenges, the changes, and the different maturity levels which has had a major impact on my educational experience in life. After realizing that there are differences between high school and college, I began to see that high school was just preparation of being in college. When you look back at your high school career, high school was not so much as a challenge, we as high school students had our high school education easy....   [tags: High school, College, Secondary education]

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Pursuing a Nursing Career

- I regret how difficult I find it to focus and write an intriguing personal narrative. With the near absence of words on the page all I see is the cursor, blinking mockingly, encouraging me to divulge in a masterpiece, a symphony of words. I know I am not a boring person, nor do I lack personal experience, so the only logical conclusion I can reach as to why I lack the focus and the motivation to write a five-page essay on regrets and losses is my own self-encouraged procrastination and lethargy....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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The Case of Lena

- The Case of Lena Lena, a community college freshman, has stopped by to discuss her plans for spring enrollment. Lena was a good student in high school graduating with a 3.2 cumulative grade point average and was actively involved as her senior class treasurer. Lena was confident that she would be successful in college and was excited to be the first person in her family to attend college. With her experience working in her family’s Latina grocery store and as class treasurer, Lena was certain that she would excel as a business major....   [tags: Case Study]

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Moving Away From Home

- Move-in day is always remembered as one of the most frenetic and nerve-racking events in a freshman's year. Take into account the lack of space or time for everything that must be purchased, assembled or hung which makes the task that much more annoying. Now think how much harder the day turn out to be when three people are anticipated to fit into a room planned for two. Within a forced triple or what some call a “enhanced double” there contains everything an ordinary double dorm has. The additions in a triple are an extra desk, a wardrobe to serve as a closet, and an added upper bunk bed....   [tags: university, dormitories, roommates]

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Powerful Minds, Powerful Writing

- Powerful Minds, Powerful Writing How did I, a student who could barely receive a passing grade on any essay, become a student who believes that mastery in writing is achievable. The switch in beliefs roots back to my mindset. Specifically having a fixed mindset versus a growth mindset. A person with a fixed mindset believes that their talents and characteristics are carved in stone. There is no point in pushing yourself forward because what they have, is what they got. On the other hand, we have a person with a growth mindset....   [tags: Better, Writing, Essay, High school]

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Information Free Of Charge

- Today’s colleges and universities place a significant amount of information on their websites which regularly list admittance criteria characteristic of their particular institution including the student profiles of those typically accepted. Additionally, third-party publications are widely available over the Internet and at virtually any bookstore around the country from publishers like the Princeton Review, College Board, and U.S. News & World Report among many others. And although these offer the convenience of having all information in one place, a college’s viewbook contains the most contemporary information free of charge....   [tags: Higher education, University, College, Education]

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Negative Cognitive Styles and Vulnerability to Depression

- This research article “Do Negative Cognitive Styles Confer Vulnerability to Depression?” tries to bring on surface the possible causes of depression in daily life and also suggests some possible measures that could be taken to minimize the level of depression. “According to the cognitive-vulnerability hypothesis of depression, negative cognitive styles confer vulnerability to depression when people confront negative life events (p.128).” In this article the authors have successfully proven how negative cognitive styles have confer vulnerability to clinically significant depressive disorders and have helped to increase suicide rate....   [tags: Depression Essays]

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An Inside Look at Coker College

- Regular admission for Coker is open between December 1 until April 15, this allows for early registration for fall classes. The decision for one’s admission is decided within three weeks of the application being received. As soon as one is admitted into Coker academic scholarships are awarded. An early financial aid estimate is also available through the end of January. Summer admission, May 1 until August 1, also has admission that is decided within three weeks(“When to Apply”). The required testing for Coker is the SAT math and reading along with the ACT composite score....   [tags: facilities and pensa]

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Attracting More Fans to College Games

- Attracting More Fans to College Games   Where are the fans. That is the most commonly asked question at a University football game. During the past few years at University football games, the university has been lacking with their football fans. How come nobody comes to the games. At most universities, football season is the largest season of the year. People spend hundreds of dollars on season tickets and go out of their way to attend the games. What can the university do to attract more fans to their games....   [tags: Proposal Essays]

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The Effects of Social Surroundings on Views on Alcohol and Drugs

- The Effects of Social Surroundings on Views on Alcohol and Drugs How do one’s social surroundings effect their views on alcohol and drugs. Through a correlational study I hope to find out in what ways students are effected by their surroundings, and if it is truly this that makes them do things or if it is their own will. For example, say as a Freshman Johnny feels that “partying” is bad and he never wants to do it. By finding out why he feels this way and what types of activities he is involved in the research will be able to correlate that with the way he feels about “partying” 2-3 years later....   [tags: Papers]

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Graduation Speech: Make Your Own Rules

- Good evening my name is Ben Rood I would like to share with you something that Michael Konda once said: "The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you're playing by somebody else's rules, while quietly playing by your own." I couldn't agree more. I am standing here today because for the last four years I have unknowingly followed this advice. It started my freshman year when I was in the right place at the right time. Due to the overcrowding here at AHS the Microsoft Windows NT class was changed to an after-school class....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address]

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Promoting Gender Equity in Education

- Female students are underrepresented in AP calculus and statistics as well as physics courses in US high schools (“Gender Equity in Education: A Data Snapshot,” 2012). This disparity carries over into postsecondary trends that exclude many women from advancing in fields such as engineering. Data collected from a freshman class survey and subsequent follow up discussions revealed that interventions positively impacted motivation and interest in STEM subjects and college planning. Online activities such as developing student profiles, completing interest inventories, and career searches fostered understanding of personal strengths as well as areas for growth....   [tags: school counseling, US high schools, female]

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Erik Ainge as Role Model

- Our culture is in dire need of role models, and with that said I would like to introduce to you Erik Ainge. Nobody is perfect, this we know. Some people may perceive a person as perfect but the truth is that they are far from it. The only thing a person can do to try and be as "perfect" as possible to do good deeds, be considerate, excel in life and give it their all in tough situations. There is someone that I believe everyone should get to know about, that person is Erik Ainge. He is the starting quarterback for the highly ranked Tennessee Volunteers....   [tags: Biography]

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Graduation Speech : An Incoming College Student

- As an incoming college student I didn’t really know what to expect coming in.Even though I did not move out of my hometown it was a big change transitioning from high school.I knew it wouldn’t be easy but with a lot of hardwork it definitetly would be possible.As a freshman in college I came in with alot of strengths and weakness developed before entering college; also I have opportunities and threats along the way that could potentially help or hurt me in the future.It is up to myself to use them in a positive way to help me succeed in college and use my experiences in everyday life....   [tags: University, Student, Want, Lafayette]

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College Should Require Psychology For College Students

- Psychology has infinite possibilities for learning how to change behavior to become a successful student in college. While the average college freshman may have no interest in the topic of psychology, the benefits of learning psychology extend beyond just studying the brain and the body. Many colleges require or recommend students take psychology before entering higher level courses, so students will have the necessary knowledge to be successful in their work. Psychology also covers the mental processes, the science behind those processes, and how those processes affect everyday life....   [tags: Psychology, Mind, Education, Wilhelm Wundt]

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Personal Narrative : The Bumpy Road

- The Bumpy Road My transition from high school to college has not been an easy one. There have been many bumps in the road that have caused things to not go my way. I have learned to overcome struggles and the process has taught me many valuable life lessons. Realizing that your parents are almost always right was one of the toughest lessons for me to learn. Coping with all the stress and anxiety that comes with being a freshman in college and learning how to put off the freshman fifteen without my mom’s cooking has been difficult....   [tags: Learning, High school, Education, 2006 albums]

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William Shakespeare 's Romeo And Juliet

- Imagine walking into a classroom, excited to learn about Shakespeare, maybe your parents have told you about his great plays and poetry, or you’ve seen tributes to the play on television. This is a big moment in your high school career, the teachers think you are responsible enough to handle complicated works of literature. You are about to start learning about the famous stories that have been read by thousands of kids before you. Starting out with Romeo and Juliet is probably exciting. The play is one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays and it is likely that you know more about this one than any of his other plays....   [tags: Romeo and Juliet, Romance, Drama, Love]

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Managing Enrollments And Enrollment Managing

- The second case was “Managing Enrollments or Enrollment Managing. Adjusting Standards to Fill Seats”. This case seemed to be a bit more condensed than the first; however, I did find it quite interesting that Max did not possess the knowledge or experience needed to be put into a position of this caliber. Outside of this, the main issue was concerning how to increase the number of transfer students at St. Methodius. One issue that I identified was the absence of housing for upperclassmen. Additionally, I found it problematic that Tom, the Assistant Vice-President for Admissions, would fabricate the freshman numbers and leave it to his team to correct the issue....   [tags: Decision making, Decision making software]

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The First Day Of School

- The first day of school is always very stressful and full of fear for the incoming underclassmen. Going back is usually a complex process for the students, as well as for the parents. It’s the time of the year where the halls are full of not-so-cheerful students aching to exit the corridors, along with teachers attempting to fill their tired heads with useful information. While getting back to school is supposed to be a great thing; due to seeing friends, freshmen are living a horror movie during their first day of high school....   [tags: Fear, Anxiety, Claustrophobia, High school]

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Graduation Speech : College Students

- At the beginning of the school year at a college campus the parking lots are filled with cars. Barely anywhere to park because there are so many students enrolled. But, as the student year continues more and more parking become available. Do you know why. What is the cause of this happening more and more on College and Universities campus around the Country. The answer is because of college dropouts. Did you know within the first year of college a large percent of freshmen does not return after the Christmas break in December....   [tags: High school, Dropout, University, Student]

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Analysis Of Cheaters And Writings By Sociologist Dr. Vivian B Whelan And Professional Writers Like Alfie Kohn

- With an increased demand for skilled labors, many students nowadays find themselves needing to complete some form of higher education at college to ensure their success in the workplace and for their future career goals. Although many people enter college with high ambitions and goals, many eventually drop out of college. Why does that happen. In an ever-changing, more competitive environment, the demanding expectations on/of college students now soar at unprecedented heights, creating stressful and unpleasant experiences for many of them, which often lead to serious health issues as they try to keep up with all the burdens inflicted upon them....   [tags: University, Education, Source, Start]

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An Anthropological Researcher And Publishing The Book Under A Fake Name

- Undercover work is commonly associated with the law enforcement, but in My Freshman Year Nathan goes undercover as a freshman at her own institution to better understand the undergraduate student experience. Going undercover as an anthropological researcher and publishing the book under a fake name were questionable things and it led to a great controversy in the higher education community. Rebekah Nathan starts her undercover anthropological study with the a couple of research questions: “What is the current culture at AnyU (my pseudonym for my university) as an example of the American public university....   [tags: University, College, Dormitory, Student]

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A Great Accomplishment Shouldn 't Be The End Of The Road

- A great accomplishment shouldn 't be the end of the road, just the starting point for the next leap forward. - Harvey Mackay Looking back at myself when my biggest goal was just to be a county agent I realized how far I have come since I was first induced to agricultural. I still remember the first time I when to my very first 4-H meeting as an 8 year old thinking wow this is a lot of people who like all the same things I do from cooking to sewing to showing there was always a project for everyone....   [tags: High school, College, Agriculture, Intern]

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General Education Courses Are A Waste of Time and Money

- Students go to college in search of knowledge, a new lifestyle, and the hope of a job after graduation. For many young adults, college is a rite of passage into an independent, mature new lifestyle. Not only is higher education a rite of passage, for some, it is also an opportunity to have a better life. Overall, college is a wonderful part of many people’s lives, yet the way the college education system is conducted wastes students time and money. College is basically composed of two parts: general education classes and major specific classes....   [tags: Argumentative Essays]

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A New Assistant Director Of The First Year Experience Office

- As the new Assistant Director of the First Year Experience office I am creating a plan to assess and improve the retention and student success on our campus. When creating a committee for any task, big or small, one has to be incredibly careful to not leave anyone out. The primary reasons being that missing an important stakeholder can create a gap in the planning process, and that by not inviting certain stakeholders you can burn bridges. For an initiative that can affect the student population and that requires a cohesive and comprehensive campus-wide partnership there are going to be many committee members....   [tags: University, College, Student, Academia]

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Should Schools Be Legal For Students ' Social Media Affairs?

- Social media is seemingly becoming more and more popular every day among people of all age groups, but while it is on the rise, it brings up a common controversy. Many argue whether or not schools should intervene in students’ social media affairs. Both sides of this controversy state valid reasons on why schools should or should not get involved in students’ online lives. The First and Fourth Amendment rights stated in the United States Constitution are two very noteworthy reasons for why schools should not be allowed to become involved in students’ social media affairs....   [tags: First Amendment to the United States Constitution]

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The School System And Its Effect On The Classroom System

- Anaconda’s school system, has had many changes over my years in the school system. The PE program has seen many different teachers and styles. Being born and raised in Anaconda, I have been exposed to some of these teachers and teaching styles. I am a competitive person, so competitive that I use to have anxiety attacks prior to a competition. In elementary school I was not a fan of PE for this reason. I would work myself up walking into the gym or running out to the playground. At this point I didn’t know what anxiety attacks were so I didn’t know how to control them....   [tags: High school, Teacher, Education, Middle school]

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The Cultural Event I Attended At The Asian American Center

- The cultural event I attended at the Asian American Center was called Promoting a Healthy Eating and Healthy Lifestyle. This event was lead by the Mckinley Health Center. A speaker from the health center came to talk about how to be more healthy on a college campus. This presentation was mostly focused on Asian Americans, highlighting the stark differences between different eating choices all around the world in comparison to America. During the presentation, I learned about major health issues faced by Asian Americans....   [tags: Nutrition, Health, Health care]

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My Childhood And Adolescence Relationship With Parents Close But Poor

- My childhood and adolescence relationship with parents close but poor. I lived about 16 years with parents but about 8 years I lived without parents that including my childhood. My parents loved me so much that they tried to make me a happy. But when my age turned to go to school, my parents have had a hard time. I moved my elementary school about three times and went to the boarding school for two years with my sister during young age. I went to middle school but some reason I could not continuing it, so I left school and got middle school diploma from Korean Government Qualification Exam, went to high school in Canada without my parents....   [tags: High school, Family, Education, Middle school]

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Student Adjustment - A Critical Issue Concerning Student Retention

- Student adjustment is a critical issue concerning student retention, because if a student can’t adjust to being a college student then more than likely they will drop out or struggle throughout college to finish. Most, if not all universities realize that the First Year Experience (FYE) is critical to retaining students. Some schools go to great lengths to help their freshman students adjust to being away from home and being a college student. Whether the university chooses to or not the FYE is an important factor in determining the success of a student at that university....   [tags: Higher Education ]

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Bullying Carried too Far: Cyber Bullying and Violent Bullying

- “How easy it would be if I could glide through these halls without even making a ripple. Slide through the days, months, years of school and emerge safe and unscarred on the other side,” is what Kerbel says her feelings are about going to school. (Kerbel, 2011, p.120) Many students, like Kerbel, want to become invisible due to bullying because they feel like not being seen or heard will solve their problems. In a recent survey, about 160,000 students in the United States will not go to school because they are scared of the bullying that will happen....   [tags: harassing, school life for some]

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My Story ' Just Like A Roller Coaster '

- My story, just like everyone else’s, is like a roller coaster. My life is full of twists, turns, unexpected drops, and definitely big moments. Although sometimes I get frustrated that my life hasn’t gone the way I wanted it to, it all seems to work out in the end. My life is not nearly yet complete but I already have some pretty great stories to tell. This, is my (unfinished) story. “I never think of the future - it comes soon enough” (Albert Einstein). This quote is something that has influenced my life ever since I was young....   [tags: Family, Sibling, English-language films]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Tick Tock Tick '

- Tick tock tick tock the clock goes and she is still sitting in the interrogation room. She just wanted to get this over with because she already knew what she was—guilty. Beyond the glass window the detectives are watching her, coming up with a plan to tackle this situation. “She is a college freshman, who apparently snuck off to a sorority party.” Detective Harley sighs. “It’s sad that they think college is just parties.” She turns to the other detective as he gets out of his chair to walk to the door....   [tags: 2007 singles, Debut albums, Lean manufacturing]

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The Girl Who Moved At Texas For A Week

- The Girl Who Moved to Texas for a Week Almost fifty percent of marriages end in divorce, that is another way of saying that almost every other person you encounter has experienced their parents separating. That statistic alone makes it clear that I am certainly not alone in the “My Parents are Divorced” club. There is nothing more difficult than having to deal with the emotions of choosing which parent to spend time with on the weekends or holidays. Having separated parents is hard when you love each set of parents equally but can’t be in two places at once....   [tags: Family, Father, Mother, Stepfamily]

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The First Day Of The Rest Of My Life

- Their Decision:The First Day of the Rest of my Life When Jack’s parents called him into the living room that night while he was doing the dishes, he knew exactly what they wanted to speak with him about. Jack listened to their words for a few minutes, but he knew it wasn’t what he wanted to hear. He tried to tune them out and refused to believe what they were saying. After watching them talk for a few more minutes, he stormed upstairs to his room for the rest of the night. He’d been dreading this night for a few months now, and it had finally arrived; he now knew that he would not be attending Troy High School, the public school near his home where all of his friends were going, but instead...   [tags: High school, College, Secondary school]

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Review Of ' Classmate One -to- One ' One

- Classmate One -to- One After already being stress out about the assignment, and rescheduling our one-to-one conversation three different times, I could tell that Marisa had a lot on her plate. The coffee shop we met at was all full but one table, and I just kept thinking how awkward it was going to be when other people overheard the deep life stories that we were about to share. Marisa and I were able to have a productive conversation for just over an hour because we both came ready to learn about one another....   [tags: College, High school, Minnesota]

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The Story Of A Girl 's Low Carb Diet

- The Story of a Girl’s Low Carb Diet Portray the scene as follows; a girl is in the third grade just recently diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid arthritis. Her world is turned upside down with injections twice a week and pills that make her sick to her stomach daily. The pain in her joints is monumental. Prednisone a steroid used to eliminate joint swelling and pain caused her to gain a significant amount of weight in a rapid amount of time. Subsequently the third grade, this girl has struggled with her weight persistently gaining up into her senior year of high school....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Low-carbohydrate diet]

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High School And College Are Very Much Alike

- Whether people realize it or not, high school and college are very much alike. We do many of the same things in college as we have done in high school for the past four years but we are getting into everything deeper. We learn so much in high school that we carry on too our colleges, even the little things that we believed were so pointless and had nothing to do with what we might have been learning. I have found out that even those little things have become very important to know in college. So if someone were to ask me if high school prepared me for college, my answer would most definitely be yes....   [tags: High school, Education, Learning, College]

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Financial Problems Of College Is Very Expensive Today

- Financial Problems in College College is very expensive in today 's day and age. Prices everything just keeps on going up and up. While on campus jobs are available they usually don 't much more than minimum wage and students have a hard time managing their school life and their working life at the same time. Many people that graduated over 20 years ago still have college debts that they haven 't been able to pay off still. While scholarships are available they are only offered to the best students, and the rest lose their scholarships after about the first year or two....   [tags: College, High school, Pell Grant, Claiborne Pell]

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My First Day Of School And The Environment

- Coming into a new high school, freshman year, I had to learn about how to adapt to the school and the environment very quickly. I still remember the first day I walked on campus one hot summer sunny day. As I walked up and down the campus walkway I stared at each of the eight buildings, intrigued with each building’s unique structure and amazed that each building was made out of actual bricks. I was terrified, lonely, and did not know what to do or think about for my first day of school. The night before, I was so worried, I had butterflies....   [tags: High school, Debut albums, Anxiety, College]

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I Don 't Know What Your Relationship Is?

- I don’t exactly know what our relationship is. His parents have always introduced me to their friends and family as his “friend since seventh grade”, and mine do the same. But each and every time, we turn to each other, as if on cue, and quietly snicker to ourselves. We don’t seem to be friends, but we’re not complete strangers either, though I’ve always felt a little uneasy around him after our rather unpleasant first impressions of each other in middle school. What if I screw up and do something that makes him hate me again....   [tags: Family, English-language films, Friendship]

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I Had A Unique Fervor For Mathematical Problems

- At an early age, I knew that I had a unique fervor for mathematical problems. I can remember back to when I was doing multiplication problems my mother had given me with sidewalk chalk, to first grade when I was asked to start reading the flashcards with simple arithmetic problems because I kept beating all the other students, and to the plane ride to Florida when I practiced long division problems. It was clear that I enjoyed mathematics as a child, and I continue to retain an intrinsic love for this wonderful and extraordinary science....   [tags: High school, Education, Mathematics, Teacher]

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Why I Didn 't Speak English Or Spanish?

- I was born in Ecuador, South America. It is south of Colombia, west of Brazil, and north of Peru. Compared to those countries, as well as most countries in South America, it is very small. I was adopted when I was 2 years old by the most caring parents. They were told that I was 18 months delayed and had some bruising in my brain. They were also told that I might have been born premature and I was having seizures at the time. So when I came to the U.S., I didn’t speak English or Spanish. I was a 2 year old who could only fit in a 12-month-old outfit and I didn’t know how to speak....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Writing, Dyslexia]

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An Admission Letter From The Baby Boomer Generation

- Every year, more and more high school graduates, along with those of older age deciding to return, seek that of higher education; this hasn’t always been the case. My parent’s are both from the baby boomer generation-born between 1946-1964-who had a very different experience with applying to the schools of their choice. Students of this era tended to apply to school’s nearby, with many less applicants to compete against. It was usually highly likely you would get into the schools you were applying to back then....   [tags: Higher education, Academic degree, University]

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Graduation Speech At A Local Children 's Theatre

- This past summer, I interned at a local children’s theatre. I didn’t do much; I just played the notes of the song on the piano, until halfway through the first week of “Willy Wonka Kids.” The director walked up to me and asked me to help the actress playing Veruca with her song, “I Want It Now.” While I was working with her, I could feel the excitement rising in me as I saw her understand the song more each time she sang through it. Immediately, my doubts about majoring in Music Education went away....   [tags: High school, Education, School, Teacher]

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Why Student Athletes Struggle with Time Management

- Why Student Athletes Struggle with Time Management Entering class Monday morning from a fun weekend, with a mindset that all is ok, I excitingly take a seat then, reality hits when my teacher utters “will you please hand in your research papers.” Your first thought is oh my how did I forget, and, before you know it, your grade takes a hit for the worst. This situation is common amongst freshman, student athletes; not only is a paper due, but they also have to make up a test, due to a traveling game a week ago....   [tags: Education, Argumentative]

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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]

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