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Personal Statement : Personal Finance

- Personal Finance Personal Finance is a class I’ve wanted to take for a while now. My major is Finance not because I want a career in finance but more to learn about finance for my own personal situation. This class taught me so much. During this class I was able to evaluate my financial situation and set financial goals for myself. The four topics that helped me the most were emergency savings, buying a car, purchasing a home, retirement, and estate planning. After completing this class I have a better understanding of these topics and how to achieve my financial goals....   [tags: Investment, Pension, Personal finance, Automobile]

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Personal Statement : Personal Wellness

- The abilities God gave us are truly remarkable. God gave us these wonderful gifts to spread the grace of the lord. People often forget that we are borrowing our bodies from God. Our body is a temple that we need to treat with respect to glorify God. There are many ways that we can glorify god with are personal wellness. When thinking about personal wellness it is important to consider, mental, physical and spiritual health. There are a couple pieces within each of those three main points. It is crucial to maintain a healthy personal wellness in order to serve the lord....   [tags: Nutrition, Health, Health care, Personal life]

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My Journey of Personal Growth

- As I have traversed my adult life, I do not remember when but, I have come to embrace the mantra “Be the Best You Can Be”. It is that “goal” to be the best I can be, as a Marriage Family Therapist, that has brought me to apply for the PsD program at the Newport Psychoanalytic Institute. So you may ask yourself, what causes someone to embrace the concept “be the best you can be”. As, I sit back and reflect upon my life, and who I have become today, I must start with family history. I was raised in Southern California with my siblings....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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My Personal Best: The Grove

- Prior to the 2008-2009 school year, the technology resource teacher (TRT) community knowledge-base was distributed across a variety of electronic resources, including Blackboard, server shares, district web pages, email, computer hard drives, and a performance database. The information remained in isolation, and the existing resources did not reflect the massive collection of knowledge and expertise within the TRT community. After only 6 months as a TRT in the spring of 2005, I proposed the use of wiki technology to collect and consolidate our diverse resources....   [tags: Personal Reflection]

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My Personal Goals, as a College Student

- As I struggle threw another ten minutes on the treadmill, I’m reminded at how unnecessary that last cigarette I had was. Or maybe if I had skipped out on the last round of shots last night I might be okay to go lift weights after this. At least I’m in the gym and you have to applaud yourself on small steps, right. Looking at my life a year ago and I have to say studying vocabulary words for anthropology or writing essays on the possible origins of World War I were not activities that I was motivated in participating in....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Experience]

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Personal Philosophy of Nursing

- Personal Philosophy of Nursing This paper explores the personal philosophy I have as a nursing student and what I intend to convey throughout my nursing career. A philosophy is “an analysis of the grounds and concepts expressing fundamental beliefs (Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary, n.d.). Before entering into any profession it is important to evaluate your personal philosophy about the profession, as it pertains to values and principles in which believe in to guide your practice. The field of nursing is more than treating a physiological ailment, but it involves providing quality care for the individualized needs of each patient, hence being client centered....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Top Five Personal Values

- Values are intangible things that are important to us, and that guide us, individually, to make decisions. Each person has a different set of values, morals, and ethics, which is the reason that each person handles a situation differently. Here, I will discuss my top 5 values, and why they are important to me. The one thing that I regard as most valuable is my religion – Christianity. I truly cherish the ability to communicate to God through prayer, because I believe that it is a very powerful phenomenon....   [tags: Personal Values]

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Writing a Personal Narrative

- A narrative is a story. In writing a narrative essay, you share with the reader some personal experience of your own in order to make a point or convey a message. You may choose to tell how your grandfather influenced your desire to become an orthodontist, or perhaps you’ll relate the story of the time you didn’t make the cut for the basketball team. Whatever story you tell, your purpose is to share with others some experience that has taught you something or changed you somehow. Remember that narration is more than just description....   [tags: Personal Reflection]

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Developing A Foundation Of Personal Finance

- As an Advance accounting student here at Navajo Technical University in Crownpoint, NM, accounting is a major part in our daily lives and so is being in debt. On the Navajo reservation majority of the population are in debt and that is due to the lack of financial education provided. As being a parent, wondering about my children’s future and would like for them to be debt free in the future. Developing a foundation of personal finance in high school would be very helpful. Second, exposing teens to strategies to better themselves financially is a 21st century survival skill and last, opening the minds of students and having them to make inform decisions on finance at an early age would help...   [tags: Investment, Personal finance, Finance]

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Personal Note On Balance And Success

- Paper on Balance and Success in life Everyone dreams of a successful career and life. The definition of success is very personal. For me, the term “Successful career” revolves around happiness. My definition for successful career and a successful life: For me, a successful career is one that stirs up a certain level of excitement, passion and happiness in me. In my view, successful career should be enjoyable and interesting. To be successful at work I always pose these questions to myself: • Is this place giving me enough space to showcase my talent....   [tags: Personal life, Happiness, Success]

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Personal Robot or Not: I Robot

- Think ten years into the future, as you come home from work and the house has been cleaned, the kids have started their homework, and dinner is almost finished. After dinner you sit back and relax as your children are put to bed and the kitchen is cleaned, soon you go take a bath that has already been prepared for you. Your personal robot completing the long list of chores you left for it has plugged itself in for the night and will be ready for more work tomorrow. Domestic robots or service robots are machines designed to accomplish household chores....   [tags: personal assistance, Isaac Newton]

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Personal Note On Happiness And Happiness

- Happiness can come in different forms for each person. Some people dream of achieving great wealth to buy everything they ever wanted. Others may find simple tasks such as, reading a book, to make them happy. There are people who find happiness by making others happy, whether it’d be, feeding the homeless, or giving random compliments to strangers. I think that most people would agree that the purpose of life is happiness. There are several things that bring happiness to my world, which include, family, health, and laughter, among other things....   [tags: Personal life, Happiness, Health]

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Personal Statement : Travel And Tourism

- When we first started talking about travel and tourism I had a very broad understanding of it. Thinking about it then, it was just defined to me as ‘getting away from home for a few days’. Understanding it now there are so many different definitions to tourism and they all have their pros and cons. I never really considered the three elements that I have heard belong in tourism and somehow those elements still fail to grasp the small meaning that travel can have on a person. To me travel can really open up parts of your personality that you may have forgotten, it gives you the feeling of being small, and can even restore your soul to find purpose....   [tags: Personal life, Leisure, Psychology]

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Development of My Personal Core Values

- Personal values are something which we develop through the course of life; they can change over time and may be influenced by our family, friends, culture, religion and the media. Personal values develop through experience and development, they impact our personal lives as well as our professional lives. This essay will look at my personal values, how they were shaped through the course of my life and the influence on my view of society and the role of the practitioner. Conclusively, I will outline my professional development by making reference to Kohl’s experiential learning model in addition, to my personal reflection on my development so far....   [tags: Personal Values]

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History Of The Personal Computer

- History of the Personal Computer The first personal computer took up an entire room. ENIAC was 1,800 square feet in size and only did a few basic functions. Modern day PCs have more processing power, which means the user can do multiple tasks at one time. Personal computers have drastically changed since its invention. All in all, personal computers have gotten cheaper, smaller, and can do more than one function. In the first place, personal computers cost more than the average family income. During the 1900s there was usually only one member of the family that had a paying job....   [tags: Personal computer, Computer, ENIAC]

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Personal Swot Analysis : Leadership

- Personal SWOT Analysis Strengths Leadership Motivated Hardworking Weaknesses Organization Time Management Personal Money Management Opportunities Networking Abilities Mobile Education Threats Technology replacement Competition Strengths: Leadership: During my life I have always felt it was important to be a leader in every activity that was presented to me. In school, I have always taken the responsibility of leading my team to get A 's on our group projects. I believe it is important to not only show your personal qualifications but to also bring out the best in other people around you....   [tags: Management, Leadership, Personal life]

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Personal Privacy and the Government

- The United States government is up to its ears in the personal information it has collected from its citizens. Americans are becoming increasingly “aware of these slowly eroding walls of privacy,”(Hirsh) and more than half polled admit concern “about the overall accumulation of personal information about them “by […] law enforcement, government, […] and other groups,” though “they accept it as an unavoidable modern phenomenon” (Hirsh). The question is, how far is too far to trust the government with the collection, proper storage, and usage of this information....   [tags: personal information, citizens, governemnt]

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Annotated Bibliography On Personal Finance

- Annotated Bibliography Darci Deakin Utah State University Annotated Bibliography Aldridge, A. (1998), Habitus and cultural capital in the field of personal finance. The Sociological Review, 46: 1–23. doi: 10.1111/1467-954X.00087 This article was one that I found rather interesting and think my audience of young adults will find it interesting as well. Although it was an article that focus on research related to personal finance, it did not give general information on how person finance will benefit them and how to better help people manage their money....   [tags: Finance, Personal finance, Investment]

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Personal Experience During an Interview

- ... A personal factor that I made sure I did correctly was arriving to the assessment dressed appropriately. This allows a professional theme to be set from the start of the interview. I started the interview off well by introducing myself, and the purpose of this interview. This allows her and letting her know clearly that nothing that is spoken today leaves this room, and I followed that with making sure she understood this and if she had any concerns prior or during to just ask. She responded well to this and we began the interview....   [tags: personal narrative, skills, strengths]

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Personal Loan Is A Bad Mistake

- To purchase something through a personal loan is more expensive than making the same purchases directly from the money you have in your account. Therefore, as a starting point, a personal loan is a bad idea if you can easily afford to purchase the item from the cash resources. However, there are occasions when we do not have easy access to sufficient liquidity, the case of a personal loan in May is a good way to fund a necessary cost. Ads by Google For example, many of us use a personal loan when buying a car....   [tags: Loan, Debt, Credit, Personal finance]

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Personal Idea Of The American Dream

- “The secret to modern life is finding the measure in time management. I have two kids, career and I travel, and I don 't think my life is any different than most couples. The most valuable commodity now for many people is time and how to parcel that out”- Hugh Jackman. Living your personal idea of the American Dream takes effort but is attainable. Being a full-time parent/wife, student, and employee does not require super-hero abilities, but it does demand focus and dedication. Each person on the face of the planet is allotted the same 1,440 minutes in a day, the ability to exercise self-control when deciding what takes priority, and the right to choose not just to survive each busy day but...   [tags: Time management, Management, Personal development]

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Personal Development Is A Lifelong Process

- Personal Development is a lifelong process that involves the assessment of current skills and talents and the enhancement of oneself based on that assessment which then leads to the realization of goals and an improved quality of life. To be able to assess yourself, you need to be able to reflect on your past which helps you to understand the attitudes you have developed and the foundation that you will be building your life on. Also, you have to reflect on your present to see if there’s room for improvement and reflect on your future so that you can achieve your aspirations....   [tags: Management, Want, Future, Personal development]

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Personal Finance Plan For A Business

- Furthermore, with a better career opportunity and salary, I would become better able to receive start up loans to start my own business. After a decade or two of being a CPA, who specializes in personal finance planning, I plan to open my own business. In order to open a business, I would need a startup loan; I would use a part of the savings I acquired over my career but it would be easier to have a supplement to that money. Because according to the Small Business Administration, a business can require $30,000 or more to start up, and even if that is in my savings that is a large amount to risk(SBA)....   [tags: Finance, Debt, Personal finance, Management]

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Writing a Personal Narrative

- Purpose and Audience Personal narratives allow you to share your life with others and vicariously experience the things that happen around you. Your job as a writer is to put the reader in the midst of the action letting him or her live through an experience. Although a great deal of writing has a thesis, stories are different. A good story creates a dramatic effect, makes us laugh, gives us pleasurable fright, and/or gets us on the edge of our seats. A story has done its job if we can say, "Yes, that captures what living with my father feels like," or "Yes, that’s what being cut from the football team felt like." Structure There are a variety of ways to structure your narrative story....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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Personal Mission Statement

- If I wrote this paper 20 years ago while I was attending North Central Bible College, my thoughts on what I believed was the personal call on my life and of my plans for ministry after college would have created an essay that is significantly different than what I am writing here. My interpretation of a calling was probably like most of the students that attended NCBC, that it is a divine mission placed on your life, meaning that your life is dedicated to the furthering of the Gospel through the means of full-time career minded ministry....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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Personal Essay- Basketball

- Basketball has played a big role in my life thus far. The game of basketball to me means everything that I want to have for my city and for myself. I have a dream of holding up a state championship trophy for my team and for myself. I have put countless numbers of hours into what it would be like for this dream to become a reality. Next year will be my final year of high school basketball. Texas district realignment moved this super small 4A team to an extremely large 3A school. The chance of winning the state championship in 3A is much better than we could have if we had stayed in 4A....   [tags: Personal Experience ]

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Personal Wellness And Behavior Change

- The main concept, or topics of this paper is personal wellness and behaviour change. It will explore the seven dimensions of health, and the negative and the positives of each one. The paper will show how one dimension of health affects another dimension. For behaviour change there will be topics including the, barriers, stages, and health behaviors for change. As well it will be discussed about the two personal goals each student was to make at the beginning of the course, and show the plan in which they went by and how they assessed themselves....   [tags: Personal life, Health, Psychology, Dimension]

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My Personal Philosophy Of Leisure

- My own personal philosophy of leisure has been shaped by past and present activities I do for leisure and why I do them. To me, leisure is the sense of being free from external stressors that I face in my life such as school or work. The positive outcomes from partaking in leisure are generally overlooked and often underestimated. Leisure affects our emotions, our physical and mental health, and aids in the creation of relationships. In my own personal life, I have done and still participate in leisure as a way to sooth myself or unwind from the stress of school or work....   [tags: Leisure, Personal life, Psychology, Recreation]

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Personal Note On Time Management

- 8. TIME MANAGEMENT “Has anybody seen my time. I’ve misplaced it!” (van den Berg, 2016). These word echoes through the mind of many a pastor. Unmanaged time has three distinct characteristics namely: • Unmanaged time flows toward my weaknesses. • Unmanaged time comes under the influence of dominant people in my world. • Unmanaged time surrenders to the demands of all emergencies There are three fundamental rules one must apply if one is to recapture lost time. These rules are rather simple in theory but requires extreme discipline when applying them in practice....   [tags: Management, Time management, Personal organizer]

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My Personal Level Of Happiness

- Every single person has goals in their life. These goals can range from life events like graduating college, buying off a house, paying off a car, or saving enough money to go on a vacation. Many also have vague goals such as loose weight, live a simpler life, and be happier. Be happier, how does one go about doing such a thing. It is a goal and thought many have, but one that most do not know how to act upon and make into reality. Below are ways to improve one’s personal level of happiness. Happiness has to begin within you, and by having solid beliefs and values that you don’t compromise builds a foundation to have your happiness on....   [tags: Happiness, Personal life, Positive psychology]

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Personal Statement : Physical Health

- I have learned a lot about my health and wellness thorough out this semester it is truly amazing. The impact these seven different dimensions have on our health they are, physical, intellectual, psychological, spiritual, social, environmental, and occupational all play a role in our health. All in so many different ways working together to make a brighter and happier healthier us. These seven dimensions make up whom we are and how we live our life is all based upon how we balance these dimensions....   [tags: Health, Personal life, Meaning of life]

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The Impact Of Personal Finance Management On The Philippines

- Review on related literature This chapter reviews existing literatures and studies that are related to the study. The reviews begin with the financial literacy of people in the Philippines, what they know about personal finance, and the impact of knowing the methods of personal finance in their lives. This part of the research is to strengthen the ideas and concepts of our study. The concepts and how you understand personal finance management We could simply call personal finance as all financial decisions and everyday activities that a person could do....   [tags: Investment, Personal finance, Finance]

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My Personal Vision Of The Future

- My Values, Philosophy, Dreams, and Calling My personal vision of the future is not something I have taken a significant amount of time to ponder in the past. I have general ideas of where I see myself both personally and professionally in future but have not identified specific steps to get there or pondered why I want to be in that situation. When taking on this somewhat daunting task of identifying my future self it is important to identify my driving values, philosophy, dreams, and my personal calling....   [tags: Meaning of life, Personal life, Health, Thought]

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Personal Statement

- I have been working as a parent liaison for the past 12 years a parent liaison is someone who works in the school system assisting parents with education in the parental field trying to help with computer skills phone skills and simple thing professional phone skills. I do daily attendance as I work with the school truancy department to make sure that the parents understand the important of education. I also coach college cheerleaders and teach dance. Just to live comfortable and it is very hard....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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Personal Note On Values And Values

- There are many different meanings when we type out the word “Values” in the internet. From “importance, worth or usefulness of something” to a “person’s principles or standards of behavior” and “one’s judgement of what is important in life.” (Google) All these meaning have a word in common, important. My meaning to values is what I consider important in my life, simple as that. There are over 100 values in which are all very significant in our daily lives. It is hard to choose just a few values when in reality we all want all of them even if we don’t admit we need it....   [tags: Meaning of life, Personal life, Mother, Father]

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Personal Accomplishments

- My extensive hands-on experience and evidence of achieving results as a leader and a manager demonstrates my ability to quickly understand and learn new concepts and issues. Over the last two years I have been seconded to several different and challenging positions due to my personal drive, focus on outcomes, integrity and agility, i.e.: - I currently manage the closure of the Australian Technical Colleges program after managing the $14.7b Building the Education Revolution (BER) IT and Communications Section....   [tags: Personal Ambition]

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Personal Statement

- Personal Statement: My transition from high school to college was not flawless; the first two semesters were academically frustrating. In high school, I was successful with minimal foresight. I quickly found that this was not the case in college. While my first semester grades were not terrible, I knew it was not my personal best. Despite increased efforts, I completed the second semester with a GPA lower than my first. Although my course load was heavy, the classes challenging, and my schedule full of outside rehearsals, I wanted to improve....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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The Problem Of Personal Identity

- The Problem of the Problem of Personal Identity Throughout the years, the notion of personal identity has captured the attention of many philosophers. One such philosopher, John Locke, attempted to solve the problem in his book, Essays Concerning Human Understanding, in which he provides his definition of what personal identity should be considered as. This idea has not come without its fair share of criticism, however. Antony Flew, a contemporary English philosopher, attempted to show that Locke’s notion of personal identity was severely flawed....   [tags: Consciousness, Mind, John Locke, Personal identity]

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Personal Statement

- Growing up as the son of a rural Iowa veterinarian, I got my first experience in a medical field while riding along with my dad on calls, and from an early age my interest was piqued. It was the first of multiple experiences that pointed me toward a career in physical therapy. In my elementary and junior high years, a couple of elderly neighbor ladies often called on me to help them with chores around their homes and yards. This is where I first discovered my love of working to help others. It was rewarding beyond any payment to know that I was helping them live independently a little longer, even if I was only playing a small part by doing their odd jobs....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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Personal History

- I am satisfied with what I have become; a student specializing in Physics with special interests in experimental Condensed Matter Physics. I grew up in a very small town. A town not fully developed; there were very few resources and not many quality schools to acquire a solid education. I had to pass an entrance exam to get into a good school for 8th grade at a time when most students in my town would drop out of school after 7th grade in order to search for work and support their families. My parents could not complete their undergraduate studies because they had to work to support their families, but their emphasis on the importance of education, their dedication and massive effort inspir...   [tags: Personal Statement]

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Personal Statement

- Law is a magnificent puppeteer which aims to control civilisations. The great philosopher Aristotle stated: 'Law should govern'. In view of that, the regulation of a society should be based on these set of rules established by an authority, which are designed to create economic, social and political stability. It is what maintains our societies and prevents an eruption of chaos and destruction. Law has an impact on everything we do, from creating a personal statement where copyright infringement laws take prevalence, deterring individuals from engaging in plagiarism, to criminal law which protects society from harmful individuals....   [tags: Personal Ambition]

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A Strong Personal Injury Case

- A Strong Personal Injury Attorney On Your Side Most claims are not simple when injuries are involved. Getting proper compensation for serious damage done during a negligent incident can be nearly impossible without the help of a skilled bodily injury lawyer. This is in large part because insurance adjusters work hard to reduce the number and amount of payouts they make. That is their job, and you cannot expect that they are going to treat you fairly if you do not obtain the assistance of an experienced plaintiff attorney....   [tags: Injury, Physical trauma, Personal injury, Accident]

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Personal Statement : Self Care

- Self-care is a necessary practice in everyone’s life. This practice allows people to relax and replenished themselves. The first time I heard of this term was in during one of my social work classes. As we began to discuss self-care it became clear, that without proper self-care people, not just social workers are doing themselves a disservice. Self-care encompasses more than general rest. Self-care deals with emotional wellbeing, good health and spiritual wellbeing. All of these areas are key to having good self-care....   [tags: Health, Personal life, Quality time, Life]

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Personal Statement for Master's Degree in Social Work

- As a student who began her college career without specific objectives, I never thought I would be writing a personal statement for an application to receive a Master’s Degree in the social work profession. However, I feel now that there is no other future for me than that of offering my education and personal commitment to vulnerable individuals in order to stabilize their lives. After careful consideration of all areas of social work, I have found that my main area of interest is in providing resources and encouragement for individuals with disabilities to gain the freedom to live independent lifestyles without discrimination....   [tags: Personal Ambition]

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Personal Ethics vs Professional Ethics

- What is the difference between personal ethics and professional ethics. Ethics is a word that can be used loosely, so it’s important to understand the meaning of this question by first discussing what is meant by personal ethics or professional ethics. I assume the question is using the term personal ethics to mean one’s conscience and the term professional ethics to mean adherence to a professional code. Sometimes those two roles can conflict. For instance, we have cases of doctors who have refused to prescribe the morning after pill, because they believe it will terminate a human life....   [tags: professional vs personal ethics]

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My Professional And Personal Life

- I have come a long way in both my professional and personal life. I come from a very different cultured family. Both of my parents were born and raised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia just like me. My family and I migrated to the United States about a decade ago seeking for a better way of life and more freedom of expression and opportunities. After we moved here it was challenging for us to adapt to U.S.’s culture because it’s very different from our culture. Located in the horn of Africa, Ethiopia is the tenth largest country in Africa....   [tags: Personal life, Lifestyle, United States, Health]

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Global Ethics: The Personal Philosophy of an American Expatriate

- As health care reform comes to the United States, and wars, tsunamis, and earthquakes ripple across the world, the connection of our global community has never been more obvious. Growing globalization and increased air and space travel have removed international borders and brought humanity closer. Additionally, globalization has expanded the push for global health and provided numerous opportunities for the global community to impact the lives and health of people across the globe. According to Koplan, Bond, Merson, Reddy, Rodriquez, Sewakambo & Wasserheit (2009) global health can be described as a notion, objective or a practice that strives to maintain the health of the global community....   [tags: Personal Reflections]

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Third Party Personal Information Disclosure

- There are many ways personal information is collected. The companies who receive this information buy/sell personal information for marketing and advertising purposes but cyber-crimes can occur when personal information is transmitted through cyberspace. Communication professionals utilize technology a great deal in their work and they want to know their work and personal information is protected by Federal Law, Common-Law and Statutes. It is alarming to think of a person or company buying and selling one’s personal information....   [tags: Access to Personal Digital Data]

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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]

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Personal Career Analysis: Secondary English Teaching

- High school is a pivotal time in any young person’s life. All have to trudge, fly, or daze through it. However, some of us never leave it: meaning Teachers. In a country where public education is mandatory and intellect is seen as a common value, the demand for educators will always be insatiable. However, good educators are hard to come by. One such educator would be one Nashvillian by the name of Mrs. Nelson. This woman not only taught, but enlightened. It was a revelation to me. I could be the same odd, quirky self in my chosen field and might actually give others the grand experience I had in that AP English classroom....   [tags: Personal Ambition]

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Finance Personal Statement

- Finance is a field that had always fascinated me right from my undergraduate college days. What make me interested in this particular field of study are the art of finance and the complexity of investment market which would allow me to employ my personal skills, such as analytical and communication skills, along with my personal characteristics such as dedication and compassion for what I do. As one of the most important sector in the world, I believe it would provide me with a broad range of career options....   [tags: Personal Statement Examples]

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My Personal Dictionary

- my personal dictionary My friends are constantly baffled to learn that I was once a jock (of sorts). They know how much time I give to the arts, look me over in disbelief, and completely deny my former athletic glory with a few chuckles, some pointing and laughing, and some giggling uncontrollably. I am prone to hiding from that sort of people. athlete, ath’lēt, n. [Gr. athlētēs, from athlon, a contest.] One trained in baseball, basketball, gymnastics, swimming, wrestling, and bowling. Through time, I discovered the meaning of sports....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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Personal Finance : A Important For All Times

- Personal finance is so important for all times in your life. It 's especially important in your twenties because while the mistakes you make are ones you can recover from, you don 't want to spend your 30s and 40s fixing the screw-ups from your 20s. As a bride-to-be or a young wife, family planning and wedding planning can be pretty costly. Don 't allow the frenzy and excitement of either make you lose sight of your finances. Consider these 15 personal finance moves that are good to make before you turn 30....   [tags: Investment, Finance, Personal finance, Bank]

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A Brief Note On The World Of Personal Technology

- In the world of personal technology, their has always been such a huge gap between the two types of Personal Computers. Those two types are the Desktop and the Laptop. Arguments going to one side or the other. This is mostly for the people that don"t seem to grasp the very idea of the two sided discussion. These two machines are very different in few categories. These categories are their make/how are they made, pricing, portability, power and repairing. These are the most topics spoken of when it comes to this discussion....   [tags: Personal computer, Desktop computer, Laptop]

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My Dreams and Desires for Personal Excellence

- Someone once asked me what I believed in, what I wanted to get out of life and where I saw myself a couple of years from now…I was speechless, just standing there with a blank look upon my face, guess I looked like a deer in the headlights. At first I was outraged for not knowing what to say, and then I became concerned. Looking back I can say that I was afraid, afraid of wanting anything. I figured wanting would lead to trying and trying would lead to failure, and failure is not an option. A friend once told me I was much better than I thought I was, and he would help me do more in a positive sense, he was the one that helped me realize failure was something I shouldn’t be afraid of....   [tags: Personal Narrative, admissions essays, college]

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Personal Narrative: The Passing of my Grandma

- It was a Monday night; I remember it like it was yesterday. I had just completed my review of Office Administration in preparation for my final exams. As part of my leisure time, I decided to watch my favorite reality television show, “I love New York,” when the telephone rang. I immediately felt my stomach dropped. The feeling was similar to watching a horror movie reaching its climax. The intensity was swirling in my stomach as if it were the home for the butterflies. My hands began to sweat and I got very nervous....   [tags: essay about myself, Personal Experience]

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My Photography Goal of Capturing Oppression, Personal Issues and Illness on Film

- This family is mourning the loss of a loved one in Uruguay. The photographer captured the moment of sadness for this family and shows the essence that everyone feels at some point in their life. The father has fallen to his knees in sadness and loss of body control for his lost wife. The children pray for their losses as they see their father lose his composure. I am going to travel the world and develop my personal imagination in my ability to portray my feelings through photography. I have always had a fascination with photography and would like to bring my skills of photography to the point I can portray my thoughts to others....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Experience]

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Personal And Materialistic Obstacles Within Life

- Personal and Materialistic Obstacles Within Life No individual 's life is, nor has ever been, perfect. Everyone goes through struggles and obstacles that set them back in their life long journey. The struggles that individuals face delay ones journey to reach their goal.In his historical fiction novel Siddhartha, Herman Hesse develops this idea of obstacles in life through both spiritual and material conflicts, which still continue to plague people today, allowing the novel to remain relevant within the world....   [tags: Happiness, Personal life, Hermann Hesse]

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Personal Narrative: My Religion Teacher

- With Bibles in the desks and a smile on his face, Mr. Murphy was ready to teach. He taught us about our faith and God. He made it sounds like no other teacher has before. I was very excited for day two. Ever since then, Mr. Murphy has inspired me and helped me grow intellectually. Mr. Murphy is the religion teacher for juniors and seniors at St. Thomas Aquinas High School. My first year with him was like a time to grasp our thoughts on our personal faith and beliefs. He was introducing us to a whole new way of learning....   [tags: essay about myself, Personal Experience]

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Personal Statement

- I learned from the high school class I taught that two people can be looking at the same thing but each see something very different. The teacher (me) was white, privileged, and coddled throughout my suburban childhood and adolescence. Most students in my class were black or brown, poor, and grew up mostly on their own, living on the unforgiving urban street. They opened my eyes (often against my will and certainly against my “druthers”) to their alternative society. I learned that this hidden society exists unseen and mostly ignored within the larger normal American society of laws, schools, careers, and families; it comes to the attention of general society’s gatekeepers only at points of...   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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Personal Reflection

- Rachel Carson: The Obligation to Endure (pg. 83) When Carson cites Schweitzer, she is referring to the “devils”, or harmful, unnatural creations of man that dramatically alter nature, that often go undiscovered or avoided. She is specifically referring to the contamination of air, plants, earth, rivers, seas, and organisms with dangerous lethal materials. Additionally, Carson is referring to the ways in which man physically alters the environment such as importing plants that are non-native, or invasive, and practicing agricultural monoculture....   [tags: Personal Reflection Essays]

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Personal Note On Computer And Business Use

- I have compiled a list of the top items to have for either the PC or laptop of the home user. These are not requirements but enable the user to do more or make life a bit easier. These particular items are mainly external use but enhance the pleasure and ease the mind on some issues. 1. External Hard Drive 2. Wireless mouse / combo with keyboard 3. Docking Station for laptops 4. Flash drives 5. Data Cables Universal 6. Card Readers 5 in 1, etc 7. Surround Sound with amplifier 8....   [tags: Personal computer, Computer, USB flash drive]

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Defining Personal Responsibility and Exploring My Own Responsibilities

- What is personal responsibility. Some examples people would probably come up with would be these: working, chores, taking care of your family and some might even say going to school and getting a better education. The definition of personal responsibility is: the obligation to carry forward an assigned task to a successful conclusion. With responsibility goes authority to direct and take the necessary action to ensure success. ("DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms"). Personal responsibility to me is taking ownership of the things that will affect us in anyway, whether it is in the long run or short term....   [tags: Personal Reflection, Definition]

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Personal Development

- Many people work very hard in their life but they do not seem to be able to achieve something worthwhile (Personal Goal Setting, 2013). Successful people on the other hand, know what they want and create plans to help them achieve these goals. They will establish a step by step plan, and will continue to follow that plan until their goal is achieved. These people tend to be proactive rather than be reactive. Personal planning is really important because it helps you not only to achieve your goals but to tell you how you can achieve them....   [tags: success, personal finances, goals, planning ]

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Toxic Chemicals Behind Personal Care And Beauty Products

- It is time, at last, to speak the truth about toxic chemicals behind personal care and beauty products. The daily products of an average person consists of face wash, hand soap, shampoo, conditioner, floss, toothpaste, and deodorant. Surprisingly, all of these products listed contain toxic chemicals that are harmful to our body. If we use these products to maintain our hygiene, does that mean we are not clean without these products. For example, a common shampoo many people use is Head and Shoulders....   [tags: Cosmetics, Personal care, Sunscreen]

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The Vaule of Personal Development in The Divine Comedy, by Dante Alighieri

- In Italian Dante Alighieri (1265) Poem, The Divine Comedy Inferno, Translated by Mark Musa. Dante demonstrates the value of personal development which is the ability to keep a balanced life and continuously learn from past mistakes in order to create a better future. Dante begins the poem wrapped in his own thoughts and suffering but by the end of the poem he begins to understand other’s sufferings beyond his own. In his growth throughout his journey he learns about pain and sorrow that he cannot comprehend....   [tags: dante alighieri, personal development]

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Role of Names in A Personal Matter

- The Role of Names in A Personal Matter Names are an important part of defining one's identity. After all, when someone asks you who you are you tell him your name. Reading A Personal Matter I was struck by the role of names in the story. The main character is known as Bird and this nickname gives Bird an identity that he struggles to overcome throughout his story. He sees himself as being just like a bird. "It wasn't only that his hunched shoulders were like folded wings, his features in general were birdlike....   [tags: A Personal Matter]

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Finding Personal Identity in Rumspringa in the Film Devil's Playground

- The concept of culture spurs many individuals to study, understand, and obtain knowledge of certain customs, values, standards, and rituals that create another perspective to empathetically grasp, and each relatable truth, discovered by its researcher, can establish foundational, inalienable traits to argument the researcher’s identity. Each human is elected to be a researcher of culture with or without the knowledge of the research, but ironically, identity is not a firm state of being; it is continually shaped and molded after each new experience....   [tags: personal, identity, society, affinmations]

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Personal Development Plan: Improving My Relationship

- Throughout my whole life I have witnessed how relationships should go, and my parents have always been my primary learning source of communication. It was modeled for me in a healthy way, but also in a negative way sometimes. I catch myself struggling with my reacting behaviors to negative events, and ways of speaking. This causes me a lot of grief and frustration when I am communicating with people or my loved ones. This would also include my five-year relationship with my boyfriend. My goals of my personal development plan are to become a better partner in my relationship, and communicate efficiently....   [tags: communication, personal experience]

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Personal Narrative - Bicycle Crash

- Personal Narrative- Bicycle Crash I used to bike often with my friend Juan in my hometown of Aguascalientes, Mexico. In the narrow streets, a heavy flow of traffic make biking treacherous. Certain streets have traffic signs saying, "CEDA EL PASO A UN VEHICULO" which means "Let one vehicle go through at a time." I biked on the right side of the street and my friend Juan biked on the left side. On our trip to buy tamales Juan and I were supposed to cross an intersection with a "CEDA EL PASO A UN VEHICULO" sign....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Personal Narrative- Victim of Robbery

- Personal Narrative- Victim of Robbery My story started about a week ago. I was heading to bed early, because I was tired from a long day with plans to wake up a few hours before class to review for a test. As I closed my books for the evening and headed to bed around midnight, little did I know something was going on outside. A little later that night someone entered my garage, which was so conveniently unlocked. They first rummaged through my dad’s van outside and I think they stole his coat, a tape and a few rolls of film....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Personal Narrative- A Preventable Death

- Personal Narrative- A Preventable Death He looks at his watch and realizes that he has to leave now before he gets yelled at due to missing the 12:00 curfew. Upon my cousin Sean's arrival home, he begged his mom for an extended curfew, after all he was the star of the 19991 homecoming football game at Royalton high school, he should have been able to stay out later. After losing this fight with rather stubborn mom, and her giving him a stern "Sean I am not going over this again, it is late and I would like you to live until morning, so you need to go downstairs and get some sleep." he hung his head and went downstairs....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Personal Narrative - The Role of God in My Personal Transformation

- Personal Narrative - The Role of God in My Personal Transformation While growing up nearly every child feels the need to be somebody, to figure out his identity. Most children attempt to find acceptance from their peers by the way they dress, the music to which they listen, the people with whom they hang out, the parties they attend, or the other activities in which they participate. While I never really felt a strong need to please others as a child, I still struggled with being shy and lonely, and with not always fitting in....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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Improving Personal Finance Education During The United States

- A major way to improve personal finance education in the United States is motivating students by showing them that this content will help them in their lives, with emphasis on the need for it in the real world. After all, “since financial education is not a requirement…it is important to provide other sources of financial information…which might stimulate the teen’s interest” (Varcoe et al. 70). Personal finance classes are not made a requirement in many states, however, those that do have these classes have seen positive results from increased student motivation....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, Personal finance]

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Secure Personal Data Servers: a Vision Paper

- Secure Personal Data Servers: a Vision Paper 1. INTORDUCTION Nowadays, almost all companies and admirations are depending on storing data in central servers in order to make it easy for users to access their personal data. A huge amount of personal data is collected to servers in various fields such as hospitals, insurance corporations, organizations, etc. Because of the convent these servers provide, many people are requesting from internet companies to store their data and make it reliable and accessible through the internet in several platforms all the time....   [tags: central servers, securing personal data ]

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Personal Strengths and Weaknesses

- Personal Strengths and Weaknesses We as individuals have to realize the importance of our strengths and weaknesses in order to make a difference in relating personal growth. Having different goals, priorities and special qualities about ourselves is what gives us individually. The purpose of this paper is to clearly define each of my strengths and weaknesses and figure out a way to identify my personal strengths and weaknesses. Doing so in order to enhance my learning process. In order for me to improve myself and enhance my learning process....   [tags: Personal Essays]

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Personal Narrative- Christian Apologetics

- Personal Narrative- Christian Apologetics Two weeks of this past summer rank high as some of the most rewarding times of my life. Next to my salvation, the experience has become an important turning point of my youth. This experience changed my worldview into a biblical perspective, and strengthened my faith in the Lord. For the first time, I was on my own, flying cross-country to spend two weeks in Colorado, not for a vacation I might add. I was to attend a Christian apologetics course sponsored by Summit Ministries....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Personal Finances : A Major Issue Within The Department Of Defense

- Introduction Personal finances are a major issue within the Department of Defense (DoD). Statistically the younger service members are the one’s with the most incidents of financial problems. The DoD is aware that this is a serious problem and has funded and commissioned many educational and training programs as well as counseling to help teach and assist the brave men and women who serve our country. The problem isn’t the lack of resources; it’s a lack of marketing these resources and preemptively preparing these service members before they run into financial problems....   [tags: Investment, Personal finance, Finance, Army]

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Personal Narrative- Lost Wallet

- Personal Narrative- Lost Wallet A wallet, or purse for some, is a precious item in which most people carry things more essential than money towards everyday life. If some people were to lose that portable safe, they may be offset for the rest of that day. The person without that wallet could be cranky or depressed for a while. Maybe something of great sentimental value was in that wallet. This person could stay hold these feelings for a long time, until they find their belongings by which case they are filled with joy....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Personal Narrative- Playground Memory

- Personal Narrative- Playground Memory Looking back on a childhood filled with events and memories, I find it rather difficult to pick on that leaves me with the fabled “warm and fuzzy feelings.” As the daughter of an Air Force Major, I had the pleasure of traveling across America in many moving trips. I have visited the monstrous trees of the Sequoia National Forest, stood on the edge of the Grande Canyon and have jumped on the beds at Caesar’s Palace in Lake Tahoe. However, I have discovered that when reflecting on my childhood, it is not the trips that come to mind, instead there are details from everyday doings; a deck of cards, a silver bank or an ice cream flavor....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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