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The American Romantic Comedy By The Graduate

- The Graduate rewrote the history of the romantic comedy by combining it with social satire. The Graduate was released during the New Hollywood era. In 1967, America was dealing with many tumults such as the Vietnam War, sexual revolution, free love phase and other similar things. The Graduate “problematizes the political naivety and human immaturity of the youth rebellion and the impregnability of the system” (50). However, I think the ambiguous ending and other stylistic qualities reflect modernism....   [tags: The Graduate, Dustin Hoffman, Mrs. Robinson]

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Movie Review : The Graduate

- The generation-defining, classic movie The Graduate was released in 1967 and directed by Mike Nichols. The movie stars Dustin Hoffman, as Benjamin Braddock, in his first and markedly most iconic role in a motion picture. The picture also stars Ann Bancroft as the unforgettable Mrs. Robinson and Katharine Ross as the charming daughter of Mrs. Robinson, Elaine Robinson. In this movie, it stars a recent college graduate who is struggling with the uncertainty of his future as he finds himself in a string of complicated romantic relationships....   [tags: The Graduate, Dustin Hoffman, Protagonist, Love]

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Graduate Program For English Literature At Vanderbilt

- I would be incredibly honored to be admitted to the graduate program for English Literature at Vanderbilt because I’ve always had a passion for learning and teaching. I went into college with the idea that I needed to teach children overseas how to read and so for my first year of school I was unmovably focused on achieving that end; however, within a year’s time I would change my tune and set myself on a slightly different course. I tested out of both the required freshman English courses, so my freshman year I decided to dip my fingers into as many different pots within the Humanities as I could, which is how I ended up taking Existential Literature....   [tags: School, Education, College, Graduate school]

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Graduation Speech : Graduate Selection Committee

- Attn: Graduate Selection Committee As early as I can remember, I was researching. Exploring more deeply my school subjects, I absorbed and used facts and information as armor against how my environment, and those in it, viewed me. A necessitous introvert and the oldest of seven children of a single mother, I was taunted and marginalized in my elitist school. Fellow students made sure I knew that I was not one of them, several educators also. However, I knew early on that if I demonstrated that I was as intelligent as the priviledged kids, growing up poor would cease to matter....   [tags: College, Graduate school, High school]

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The Graduate and Plastics

- The Graduate and Plastics The Graduate is a 1967 film directed by Mike Nichols who won an Oscar for his direction. This hit of the 60's focuses on the development and the maturing of the ultra-naïve college graduate Benjamin Braddock. This movie is about "just one word...Plastics." Mr. McQuire sums up this entire movie when he tells Ben that there is "a great future in plastics." In this film the relationships, except the one between Ben and Elaine, are like plastic because they are not real, they are molded, and they are artificial....   [tags: Graduate Admissions Essays]

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Graduate School Admissions Essay for Human Resources Management

- I am interested in pursuing a second master’s degree because I found a career path that I am very passionate about. I have strategically aligned myself with the right combination of education and experience to develop and grow my career as a Human Resources (HR) professional and this strategy has been the key to my current success. Applying to the Masters of Professional Studies (MPS) Human Resources Management (HRM) program is the next step in becoming even more successful within my field because I plan to work as a Vice President of International Development and Workforce Planning....   [tags: Graduate School Application Essay]

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My Career Plan For A Graduate School Program

- The ultimate goal of my career project is to find and to be accepted into a graduate school that will adequately match my research interests. Specifically, I hope to obtain my PhD from a university that studies memory and cognitive aging from a neuropsychological perspective. I am actively searching for a lab that matches those research interests, and I need to find a mentor who I can develop skills from and work well with. I hope to find these characteristics in my graduate school program because my graduate school experience will base my future research career....   [tags: Memory, Hippocampus, Psychology, Graduate school]

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A Brief Note On Information Sources For A Graduate Level Course

- Comparison of Information Sources In a graduate level course, not all sources are equally respected. Often an ill-informed reader may make the mistake of using the wrong source in the wrong situation, and find themselves with are poorly written research document, due to picking the wrong reference. It is extremely important for a graduate student what source that they are using, and the proper time to use them. Popular Articles Popular articles truly stands behind its name, they are easily obtainable and geared towards a general audience....   [tags: Scientific method, Research, Graduate school]

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The Long Road to Graduate School

- The Long Road to Graduate School In his poem, The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost wrote, "Two roads diverge in the woods, and I took the one least traveled by/ And that has made all the difference." In this poem, the narrator had a choice of two roads. However, I've discovered that life is a little more complicated. Sometimes the path we embark on is not always the one we choose. Sometimes we are pushed or pulled in certain directions and we have to react to our environment. My path to a college education has been filled with bumps, potholes, detours and roadblocks....   [tags: Graduate Admissions Essays]

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Graduate Study of Clinical Psychology

- Graduate Study of Clinical Psychology My dedication to the field of psychology is evident in the various activities in which I am involved. I am a student affiliate of the American Psychological Association, as well as a student member of the Iowa Psychological Association. I have been actively involved in the community as a volunteer working with patients, families, and staff in the emergency room of a local hospital. I have been a devoted member of the psychology club for two years and am currently serving my first year as an officer (Vice-president of Special Events)....   [tags: Graduate Admissions Essays]

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Pool Scenes in The Graduate

- Pool Scenes in The Graduate At first glance it may seem that the swimming pool in Ben?s backyard is no more than an insignificant setting-choice for the movie. After close examination, however, the pool fills a critical role as the symbol of the recent college-graduate?s internal struggle with decisions regarding his future. Key scenes involving the swimming pool and the related aquarium in Ben?s room chronicle the evolution of his transition from adolescents into adulthood. The opening scene of the movie in which Ben?s face is visible through the glass of his aquarium tank demonstrates his role as an adolescent upon arriving home from college....   [tags: Film Movie The Graduate]

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Applying For Potential Graduate Programs : Requirements Call For A Statement Of Purpose And Letters Of Recommendation

- In order to apply for potential graduate programs, requirements call for a Statement of Purpose and Letters of Recommendation. To assist in the letter of recommendation or Statement of Purpose, please review the following sections; 1) Grey is the New Green; a maximum of two pages are required for the Statement of Purpose, which would be compiled from this section. Suggestions for editing are most welcome. 2) This may also help those assisting with a Letter of Recommendation to enhance your understanding of what my experiences and goals are towards furthering my education in Behavioral Economics....   [tags: Graduate school, College]

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Analysis of The Graduate

- Through the analysis of characteristics present within The Graduate this paper will express how it encompasses not only attributes from classical Hollywood cinema but also those of the Art film. These types of cinema have distinct and obvious styles and patterns that evoke different purposeful reactions independently, for instance the classical film tends to allow its viewer to understand completely what is happening throughout the film; this is archived by forming a logical plot, and applying repetition....   [tags: Art FIlm, Analysis]

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The Graduate

- The Graduate This paper will be both a critique as well as an analysis of the relationships between both my generation and the time period in which the movie took place. In the critique, I which to look at the movie score and the dependency that I felt Ben and Katherine had for each other. There were several issues that I felt my generation had in common with Ben's generation. These issues were the need to rebel and the detachment we feel from our parents. There were several aspects of the movie, which I think should have been removed....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Graduate

- Shot by Shot Assignment Ben enters his room and is at ease finally. The music stops and the focus is on him. The room is well lit and his head is leaned against the white door, which gives the audience a sense of escape. As he makes his way toward the window, we see a dartboard next to his bedroom door that has not one of the darts on the correct target. One has even found itself on the wall. Over his bed we see pictures of planes and toy planes pointed in every direction as maybe parallel to his life....   [tags: essays research papers]

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What Is A Graduate Earnings Premium?

- What is a graduate earnings premium. What is a graduate earnings premium. The graduate earnings premium describes how much more a graduate can expect to earn in a career than someone without a degree. There has always been a big difference between the earnings of university graduates and their nongraduate counterparts. The exact figures change each year, and the earnings premium can even decrease occasionally. However, the overwhelming trend is that students can expect to earn more over their careers with a degree....   [tags: Higher education, Academic degree, University]

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Sample Resume : Graduate School

- The goal of this assignment is to enhance my knowledge about graduate school. Upon graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology I plan to get a master degree and then eventually get a doctorates PH.D. Degree in Psychology. I plan to attend graduate school for numerous of reasons. The first reason why I want to attend graduate school is a personal reason. I went to college so that my whole family and especially my grandma would be proud of me. My grandma was recently sick and died 2 years ago and I feel like she would not want me to give up and to keep going so that I can be successful in life....   [tags: Academic degree, Bachelor's degree, Doctorate]

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A Graduate Of University Of California Santa

- Kayla (a psuedonym) is a recent graduate of University of California Santa Barbara with a bachelor’s degree in Global Studies and History. She is 23 years old and is currently living with both of her parents and half-sister in Glendale, CA. She migrated from Peru at the age of thirteen in 2005 with her mother and half sister. She states that her father was already living in the United States for 13 years when they were able to migrate. She explains that the reason behind her father’s move was due to the lack of job opportunities in Peru....   [tags: Family, United States, Cultural assimilation]

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The Competency Of New Graduate Nurses

- With the increasing demands in Health Care needs, newly licensed competent nurses are a commodity that simply do not exist. Every year there are new nurses graduating from Associates and Bachelor’s degree programs that enter the workforce. Nursing students that complete their respective degree program- whether it be an Associates or Bachelors degree- sit to take the exact same state sanctioned nursing licensure exam. Upon successful completion of this exam a student quickly transitions from student to professional (sometimes in as little as two days) and is now deemed competent to practice safely and effectively....   [tags: Nurse, Nursing, Skill, Nurse education]

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The Uk Graduate Labour Market

- Throughout the years government policies have expanded and encouraged access for education for the wider community and population. The change from free education and the introduction of university fees of the labour market in September 1998(Blake, 2010) was a major factor whereby over educating started. As more students were attending university and the demand increased the price of tuition fees fluctuated as a result of graduates being produced. The Browne report also encouraged the rate to increase, as of December 2010 parliament voted in favour to cap university fees to £9000 (Blake, 2010)....   [tags: Education, Employment, Labour economics, Labor]

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The Competencies Of New Graduate Nurses

- With the increasing demands on Health Care needs, newly licensed competent nurses are a commodity that simply do not exist. Every year there are new nurses graduating from Associates and Bachelor’s degree programs that enter the workforce. Nursing students that complete their respective degree program- whether it be an Associates or Bachelors degree- sit to take the same state-sanctioned nursing licensure exam. Upon successful completion of this exam, a student quickly transitions from student to professional (sometimes in as little as two days) and is now deemed competent to practice safely and effectively....   [tags: Nurse, Nursing, Skill, Nurse education]

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Pursuing Graduate Studies in the USA

- One can always rely on studies of matter at the atomic scale to discover unique and unusual things. Given the way materials act under certain conditions, many times it seems one of these characteristics brings about the other, without explanation. It is this volatility and excitement that has solidified my continuous passion within this field and in my life’s endeavors. It is the curiosity of the unexpected, the search for a greater understanding of our world at the atomic scale, and in a dynamic environment, that brings me to pursue graduate studies in the USA....   [tags: Statment of Purpose]

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Evaluation Of A New Graduate Student

- As a new graduate student, I appreciated this week’s readings over scientific research. I did not realize how much information I needed to brush up on, in order to continue my research journey. Chapter one reviewed experimental designs for research. The generalization portion of the chapter caught my attention the most. I can see both sides to generalization in research. On one hand, researchers want to make their research applicable to additional settings and individuals in order to attempt to understand situations, as well as to increase the value of their research....   [tags: Science, Scientific method, Research]

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My Education At A Graduate Level

- From a very young age, I have always wanted to pursue a career in a helping profession in order to better the lives of others in some way. I entered into university with certainty that psychology was the right field and that I wanted to pursue my education at a graduate level. As I advanced further in my studies, I began to consider various graduate programs such as, clinical psychology, developmental psychology and educational psychology. However, I did not feel as though a career in one of those domains would offer me with the sense of fulfillment I was looking for....   [tags: Psychology, Educational psychology]

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Graduation Speech For A Graduate Program

- I was the first in my family to attend college and I am the first person to apply to a Graduate program. I am the sole individual in my large family. Unfortunately, this is true for many individuals of immigrant parents. I received my Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences from University of California, Santa Barbara. Education is the key to developing the future and by adopting new teaching practices to help advance the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics we are creating a positive feedback cycle that allows more individuals to pursue a higher education....   [tags: Learning, Education, Bachelor's degree, Monterey]

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Pursuing A Graduate Degree Program

- Some people in life usually do not have any perceptions of what their professional career is all about before they get into it. Some, once they got in, do not have any desire or ambition of moving further to acquire more education in addition to what they already have. There are others whose life experiences have shaped their beliefs and have been the driving force for their dream career. My life experiences have been the driving force behind my dream about carrier in nursing and why I decided to further my education to pursue a graduate degree program....   [tags: Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing]

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Graduation Speech : Graduate College

- I have three specific goals that I intend to reach, which are to graduate high school, graduate college, and be successful in my career after college. To start, I plan to graduate high school. Although I am very near to attaining this goal, as I am in my last year of high school, it is an extremely important goal to me. In order to achieve this goal, I, as I have done throughout my time as a student, plan to study hard and strive to succeed in the classroom. Secondly, my intention is to attend and graduate from college....   [tags: High school, College, Middle school, Leadership]

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Graduate Studies in Aerospace Engineer

- ... Though it was built for fun, I also used to compete among my friends. The planes flying for more distance or staying longer in air were declared as the winners in those competitions. To win in the competition, we used to build planes of various designs and tweak them to fly for longer distance or to stay more time in air. Though it was done unknowingly, today I can relate them with respect to endurance, fuel efficiency and design of a modern aircraft, which plays a crucial role in designing the aircraft....   [tags: aircraft, design, data, strees, analysis]

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Graduate Studies in Atmospheric Science

- ... And the School of Atmospheric Science at Nanjing University, the top school for this major in China has provided me with a rich environment to excel beyond the curriculum, debating and discussing questions with my professors. My curious and analytical attitude has made me a top student among my peers. Apart from the background training, the excitement of overcoming challenges independently has also fueled the enthusiasm in my studies. In my second year, I was keen to implement my studies from Synoptic Meteorology, a module I was studying at the time, and enhance my understanding of its content....   [tags: work, creativity, studies]

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Leadership As A Graduate Student

- Leadership has never been something on the forefront of my mind when thinking about social work. For me, it’s been an interesting concept to think about in a meaningful way, and how to connect leadership and social work in my current role as an employee and as a graduate student. While I am not inclined to think of myself as a leader, nor do I necessarily strive to be one, looking at social work from this new perspective gives me the chance to grow as a student and as a practitioner in my current position and beyond....   [tags: Leadership, Sociology, Management, Social work]

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Pursuing A Graduate Level Education

- Applying to a Ph.D. program is a dream come true for me. Not knowing anyone in my family getting a college degree motivated me to achieve an academic degree from a university. My experience in my undergraduate years and masters program has been a great journey, but I am hungry for much more. As a criminology and criminal Justice major I feel a great need to get a graduate level education to become a figure in Criminology that can make a positive impact in our society and the world. Looking into your program I believe this would be a great fit for me....   [tags: Criminal justice, Crime, Police, Prison]

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Graduate Studies for Welding Engineering

- Statement of Purpose "Arcs and Sparks!" was my understanding of welding at the beginning. Surprisingly, now I am applying the graduate studies for welding engineering which is the most fascinating area in engineering in my heart. What happened in the past three years. I have been on my own way to explore the world of materials science and engineering since the childhood. I grew up besides the SJ Petroleum Machinery Co., influenced by many engineers, I had a natural interest in such activities as hands-on practice, solving problems and making small objects gradually....   [tags: science, engineers, activities, practice]

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Application Essay for Graduate Studies

- Statement of Purpose In this era of information technology I feel a sense of pride in being so closely associated with the field of computer science. The desire to forge ahead in this field by doing cutting-edge research has motivated me to pursue graduate studies. In my childhood, I was very inquisitive and used to wonder how different machines and instruments work. Right from the age of 13, I was given the opportunity to gain acquaintance with Computers. I had learned BASICS, MS-DOS along with the subjects in my school curriculum....   [tags: research, technology, company, school]

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Pressure Dealing With Graduate School

- In the Co-facilitator assignment, we chose to do a support group. Our topic was pressure dealing with Graduate school this could be looking ahead and seeing what pressures you could have to deal with or dealing with the pressures of applying and making big decisions. We wanted to keep it open for discussion. The idea was to let the group lead the discussion. We wanted it to be as laid-back as possible so that people would feel comfortable talking. I think that this was one of the most effective decision we made, because as the discussion continued people began to loosen up and begin to talk....   [tags: Need, Want, Question, Member of Parliament]

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Becoming A Ub Graduate Student

- Personal Statement     Becoming a UB graduate student is one more life goal that I have achieved, but a master degree cannot satisfy my eager for knowledge. My goal is to become a doctoral student then ultimately become a scholar who is able to contribute the progress of human being.     I was born in a working-class family, my father was the victim of China 's reform and opening up, I witnessed a half-feudal society on its half way to modernization, conducted its primitive accumulation under the banner of advanced, democratic and just socialism during my childhood....   [tags: Education, Sociology, Educational psychology]

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Pursuing A Graduate Degree

- As a first generation college student and first generation American, navigating higher education has been a challenge. Coming from a low-income family and one of the lowest performing school districts in Colorado made my journey more intimidating. Over half of my classmates dropped out and took a negative turn in life, but I wanted something better for myself and family. In the Latino community, pursuing a graduate degree is rare, and similar trends are seen in the LGBTQ community. As a result of my identities and the environment I grew up in, the chances of me completing an undergraduate degree were scarce, but I have overcame adversities have taken advantage of all the opportunities that w...   [tags: University, Higher education, Education, Student]

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Graduate Program Admissions Essay

- My interest in information science first emerged while working on household survey and clinical research projects at RTI International and Duke University Medical Center. While working in different roles in project management, operations, and training, I became involved in a variety information technology activities including, managing a field test of new project hardware and software; identifying functional requirements and creating specifications for project websites and data collection tools; testing systems; providing troubleshooting support & software training; and working as a liaison between management and IT staff for system changes and new developments....   [tags: Admissions Essay]

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Graduate School Admissions Essay: Technology Research

- Technology Research No greater contribution can be made to a specific field than research that leads to the development of a new and superior technology. Universities and businesses constantly attempt to remain on the cutting edge of new design, manufacturing, and application systems through research and development. If I were given the opportunity to conduct my own research, I would dedicate my efforts to the design of computer processing chips with the goal of increasing their speed and computational ability....   [tags: Graduate College Admissions Essays]

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The Bittersweet Experience of Completing Graduate School

- Successful completion of graduate school is a momentous and joyous occasion. It is the moment a graduate student has been working towards throughout graduate school. What is important to remember is not all individuals who start graduate school will successfully complete their degree program. Individuals that are successful know how much work and effort was needed to graduate. Graduate students make personal sacrifices to continue their education. Attending graduate school comes with a high price....   [tags: Education]

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New Graduate Nurses

- Transitioning from nursing school to working in a hospital setting can be a challenging time for a new graduate. Due to the nursing shortage, new graduate nurses are being hired with little to no experience. This is overwhelming for new nurses, especially when they are not getting adequate support or training from the hospital. The amount of stress, pressure, and lack of training is leading to a high turnover rate for new graduate nurses. With patient acuity on the rise, new graduate nurses that are filling these vacancies in the hospitals, need to be competent nurses to provide proper and safe care to the patients....   [tags: nursing schools, shortage, ]

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Challenges Faced By New Graduate Nurses

- Introduction 115 As a new graduate nurse, there are many issues and challenges, both personally and professionally, that may be faced during the transition period that can affect work performance. To face and overcome these issues, strategies will be required everyone involved to overcome these challenges. Throughout this paper, there will be a discussion on three of the most common issues faced as new graduate nurse and challenges that are presented during the first year. As well as a discussion of how these challenges affect new nurses, how to manage these issues in their transition to employment and the strategies that can be used to ensure their first year of employment is a positive a...   [tags: Employment, Management, Stress, Nursing]

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Professional Development Plan for Nursing Graduate

- The professional development plan for nursing graduates is a program that was started by the government with the aims of creating a smooth transition from the student experience to workplace experience. Despite having learnt several ethical and professional contents, the professional development plan ensures that, all the graduate nurses have a smooth transition that ensures they deliver quality and standard services as expected of them (Gordon & Franklin, 2003). Under the nursing professional plan, the nurses are supposed to bring together personal and professional skills in order to improve the quality of the nursing practice in the country....   [tags: Health Care]

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Why I Want For A Graduate Degree

- Why I Would Like to Obtain a Graduate Degree and How I Plan to Utilize My Degree Upon Completion of the Program I am interested in getting a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources because this is an area that I am very passionate about. Getting a graduate degree in Human Resources is the perfect way to help, and get to know a diverse group of people within an organization. In my essay, I am going to go over my personal and professional goals, academic experience, work/other experience, personal qualities, and discuss why I chose Bethel University and the plans I have once I obtain my graduate degree....   [tags: Bachelor's degree, Academic degree]

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Should College Be A Non College Graduate?

- According to the National Center for Education Statistics, some 20.5 million students are expected to attend American colleges and universities, constituting an increase of about 5.2 million since fall 2000. In addition to this increase of incoming college students, the constant question of “why” does as well. You have one side that says yes. They believe that college is the answer to America’s problems, while the other hand, says that college is not necessarily the answer. Although both of these sides seem to be on the opposite spectrum of everything; they both agree on a few common themes....   [tags: Higher education, Academic degree, University]

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Graduate Education : Meeting Society Needs

- Graduate Education: Meeting Society Needs Health care and the needs of society are ever-changing. Many of these recent changes, such as the Affordable Care Act, population growth, and a continuing nursing shortage have placed a strain on the health care system. This has driven the nursing arena to be prepared to meet the increased demands of society by educating nurses at the graduate level and integrating critical thinking, quality improvement and safety, through use of electronic healthcare record (EHR), leadership, research, and technology....   [tags: Nursing, Health care, Health economics, Healthcare]

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Application for a Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering

- ... Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is a wireless technology that utilizes radio communication to identify objects with a unique electrical identity. The widespread deployment of RFID technologies may generate new threats to security and user privacy. A hardware implementation of the mutual authentication protocol for the RFID system was simulated using Modelsim XE II and synthesized using Xilinx synthesis technology. The project experience unearthed the skills hidden in me. The projects being group work taught me the virtues of group co-ordination, continuous interaction and team work which are essential qualities needed to build one’s career....   [tags: education, experience, technology]

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Employability and the Graduate Market - Interim Assessment

- Throughout Term 1 I had to conduct research about the graduate market on employers from the Times Top 100 Graduate Employers. Conducting this researching showed me the traits of a highly successful employer. Whilst looking at the graduate market on specific companies such as Freshfields and Allen & Ovary, and completing work experience in an immigration law firm called Fragomen, I have discovered the significant rise and falls of employment and salaries that a career in a specific chosen field can go through....   [tags: Preparation, Lawyer]

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Graduation Speech : College At Buffalo A Graduate

- On May 17th, 2014, I walked across the stage at SUNY College at Buffalo a proud graduate earning a bachelor’s degree. With my background as a Jamaican born young woman from a single parent home, that day would see unimaginable for some people. However, with much dedication, and overcoming insurmountable obstacles that day became a reality for both myself and my family. My accomplishments during my undergraduate study has prepared me for the challenges of graduate school. Accomplishments such as excelling course studies, awards for excellent research and writing, on campus publications of historical research papers and volunteer work....   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Social justice]

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Fellowships, Training and Graduate Link Programs

- The Government has been following a balanced strategy toward educational development. It has expanded access to primary and secondary education and the enrolment ratio now stands at 117 percent for primary education and 45 percent for secondary. The Government has just begun implementing a nine-year basic education program, which extends basic education to junior secondary education (grades 7-9), as well as its programs to improve the quality of basic education. The Government recognizes the importance of extended 9-year basic education as the critical foundation for human resource development....   [tags: Education, higher education]

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Graduation Speech : High School Graduate

- With higher education academy decision letter beginning to arrive, soon to be high school graduate starting to visualized their campus life. Another alternative has emerged and should be consider as a primarily option. It is gap year. Gap year is a year that high school graduate takes off before go off to college. It is widely consider as an option in Europe as it should be in the USA. Gap year has been showing magnificent benefits in student’s life. Due to most high school graduate student still has not fully developed a solid career path nor area of study, life experience and most importantly a desire to continue college with purpose....   [tags: College, High school, Higher education]

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I Graduate From The University Of Florida

- My educational goals are to graduate from the University of Florida with honors with a degree in neuroscience and a minor in business administration. I want to graduate from college because I know that knowledge is the key to success. There are endless possibilities and no limitations when one is knowledgeable about the world around him or her. If I graduate with honors, I will know that I pushed myself to my greatest reaching point and surpassed my limitations. There are great things awaiting me, and the only way to get there is go above and beyond what is expected of me with a solid education....   [tags: Academic degree, Doctor of Medicine]

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Graduate Study Challenges and Strategies for Success

- Graduate Study Challenges and Strategies for Success In my current role as a nurse educator I feel the desire to pursue my dream of obtaining a master’s degree, specializing in nursing education. It has been 27 years since I have sat in the student chair in a classroom; therefore, I anticipate a number of challenges and barriers to overcome. In this paper I will present and describe three challenges that I expect to be faced with over the next two years. I will also discuss the strategies I plan to use to address these challenges....   [tags: Personal Goals]

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My Goals And Vision Of Graduate School

- Education has always been an important establishment upon which I build my goals and visions. Without a degree, I would not be able to ever achieve my greatest motivations. This consist of being able to help repeated offenders and criminals be able to function and go through daily task in society again best way possible, and knowing it’s a chance for that to occur. Throughout my life, my instructors, family, work background, has helped me gain perceptions on mental health and Criminal Justice Fields which led me to be intrigued about the behavioral prospective of it....   [tags: Psychology, Behavior, Applied behavior analysis]

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Course At University And Graduate With A Business Degree

- Academically I have studied business since GCSE to A level and I wish to pursue this course at university and graduate with a Business Degree. I am a determined and studious individual who is willing to further my education the reason I have chosen business as my career path is because I am very ambitious and intrigued about the subject as this is the sector where all the money lies. The world lives around business as its base foundation of society, trading and supplying goods in order to meet demand and profit from this service....   [tags: Management, Learning, Business, Leadership]

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Personal Statement On Attending Graduate School

- Born in China, my family and I immigrated to the United States when I was five years old. Luckily, through English as Second Language (ESL) classes, I was able to learn English. Throughout my earlier academic career, my mother was always very strict and demanded excellency from me. Now that I am an adult, I do not need my mother to push me as I am internally motivated to succeed, which is exhibited by my excellent performance in college. I will work hard and apply myself fully in everything I strive for....   [tags: Psychology, Mental disorder, Bachelor's degree]

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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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Studying Economic Development At The Graduate Level

- My interest in studying economic development at the graduate level derives from its dictation of decision-making, human interaction, and opportunity in modern society. While focusing my research on political economy, I found myself encapsulated by the influence that commerce, monetary systems, and economic controls have on both the livelihoods of individuals and the development of nation-states.The inextricable connectivity between economics and politics means that even the most powerful leaders are bound by constraints imposed by resource-based compromises....   [tags: Economics, Economy, John Maynard Keynes]

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The Internship Phase Of My Graduate Career

- As I continue through the internship phase of my graduate career, I have had the privilege to learn and practice under the guidance of my supervisor, Renee DeVuyst at Wayne Behavioral Health Network (WBHN). Ms. DeVuyst has her Master’s Degree in Education, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and is the program supervisor for the Adult Mental Health Clinic at WBHN. Another individual whom I have had the privilege to learn from during the internship phase is Christopher Thomas. Mr. Thomas has a Master’s of Science in Criminal Justice, is a Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor, and is the program supervisor for the Addiction and Forensic Services Clinic at WBHN....   [tags: Leadership, Skill, Path-goal theory, Management]

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Career Opportunity As A Graduate Chemical Engineer

- To secure a challenging career opportunity as a Graduate Chemical Engineer where I can utilise and further expand my qualifications and experience within a leading company. Confident I would make a positive contribution, I am proficient assisting in the administration of designated projects within the defined budget, schedule and quality targets with the ability to prepare accurate technical engineering reports and calculations. Having acquired strong communication and leadership skills through various channels including employment, university studies and voluntary work, I am experienced liaising with internal and external groups from various backgrounds....   [tags: Secondary education, High school]

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Mba Course At The Post Graduate Level

- If I am pursuing a management course, at the post graduate level, then I would like to pursue an MBA course in the stream of Finance. I have selected this as it is a very rare and unusual field. Finance is the most important issue which can handle any industry in the country. There have been critical and important issues regarding the stock broking, global economy, market trade, risk management, investment banking and issues like bankruptcy throughout the different parts of the country. So that made me choose this stream, which is the best....   [tags: Finance, Investment, Economics, Bond]

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The University Of Michigan 's Graduate Ph.d

- The University of Michigan 's graduate Ph.D. program is an exceptional and powerful program that will provide me the opportunity to broaden my skills by virtue of additional experience. In effect, it will further prepare myself for a sharper future in biochemistry research. As an undergraduate student at the University of Toledo, I am pursuing a major in medicinal biochemistry and have been fortunate enough to have worked in three biochemically-focused laboratories. Research areas including drug development and design for the prevention of certain disease states, enzymology and protein structure determination, and assay development for high throughput screening are of specific interest for m...   [tags: DNA, Molecular biology, Protein, Chemistry]

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Graduation Speech : Graduate Degree Program

- As the past becomes the present and the future expands sooner than expected, a new era waiting with obstacles and challenges human’s ability to survive. Now more than ever in a time of the uncertain truth, I have decided to undertake my passion, pursuit the answer to our most untouched questions, and contribute to knowledge base of humanity for the future generations to build upon their foundations. My willingness to enroll in the graduate degree program does not cease there, but further expands into my desires of wishing to obtain from the completion of the graduate program the benefits of unmaterialized achievements consisting of honor, prestige, zeal, and discipline to myself and its diss...   [tags: Ethics, Business ethics, Immanuel Kant]

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I Want to Graduate from Harvard

- “Do you want to know who you are. Don't ask. Act. Action will delineate and define you,” affirms our American Founding Father and our 3rd United States President, Thomas Jefferson. Ms. Harris and in company of Ms. Blaize, I was able to learn how to shape my future on my passageway to success. On our trip to Harvard, perchance benefited every individual that attended the trip because we are able to learn what type of college we would prefer and one of the elite colleges in America....   [tags: a personal reflection]

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Choosing Between Graduate School and the Peace Corps

- The Peace Corps is an organization of people who are America’s international helpers. This is a federal government program that was designed to bring about peace and hospitality to developing countries. This organization has a virtuous history of people of all race backgrounds and genders who come together to help others. The volunteers have no obligation toward the people of the world but they serve by their own intent as Americans and individuals. Volunteers who finish their service are of great character because they offer their own time to help those in need....   [tags: Personal Ambition]

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What's at Stake in The Graduate

- What's at Stake in The Graduate   Every time somebody rents a video or watches a movie on television there is always that little blurb right before they begin viewing about the picture being formatted for the screen. Usually, it is ignored or merely taken as a cue that the film is about to start. That little forewarning actually holds a lot of significance, for when one views a movie in its original, wide screen version, a whole new world opens up. When a movie is altered from its initial state, and cropped in the editing room for home viewing, an overwhelming amount of the film is unsuspectingly missed....   [tags: Movie Film comparison compare contrast]

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Why I Want to Acheive a Graduate Level Degree

- Many reasons convinced me to pursue a graduate level degree in social work. First the standard of education has greatly increased in the field of social work, especially regarding social work in the healthcare field. The majority of jobs in healthcare require a graduate degree, especially in my town of Kamloops, British Columbia. I hope to do case management in healthcare and most of my colleagues stated I most likely wouldn’t be a candidate for this position if I do not have a graduate level education....   [tags: education, services, healthcare ]

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Business Graduate Employability Where Are We Going Wrong?

- Jackson, Denise. "Business graduate employability–where are we going wrong?." Higher Education Research & Development 32, no. 5 (2013): 776-790. The non-technical skills’ contribution that make graduates more employable is focused in this article. To leading companies in every industry, non-technical skill is recently referred as a key, encompassing those social, cognitive, administrative and management skills that graduates must expertise to improve the employability....   [tags: Skill, Leadership, Employment, Competence]

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Should Students Have to Pass Standardized Test to Graduate?

- Should Students have to pass Standardized Tests to graduate. One time I heard a teacher at my old high school tell a new teacher that their job is to teach to the test and nothing else. I did not really know what she meant, but I knew something about what she said sounded very wrong. I thought why are they just teaching us how to pass the test instead of just teaching us what we need to know. Later I found out that whether or not I graduate depends on passing the test. The idea of standardized testing to say whether or not students graduate is a bad one....   [tags: high school knowledge asssessment]

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Plastics: A Comparison of The Film The Graduate Vs. The Novel

- Charles Webb’s timeless novel The Graduate tells a story of a naive college student who has an affair with his parent’s good friend. However, its success was not based on the story, the sensation was on how the story was told. In Mike Nichols’ 1967 classic The Graduate based on the novel, young Benjamin Braddock is a rising scholar with no direction. Unaware of his promising life he finds himself troubled and confused as to what he wants. The film brought the novel to life with authentic characters with sympathy and edge, the novel The Graduate was the foundation of one the most successful and iconic films in history....   [tags: Broadway Hit, Plot Summary]

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The Student Perspective : Perceptions Of Graduate Academic Research Success

- The Student Perspective: Perceptions of Graduate Academic Research Success Introduction: The Research Question The aim of this study was to understand, on a micro-level, perceptions of students within the sociology department of Georgia State University who are starting graduate research at the PhD level, but had already completed a major graduate research study (a master’s thesis). In this study, the research question is: how do post-master doctoral students enrolled in the Georgia State University doctoral sociology program describe their experience of completing their masters thesis....   [tags: Scientific method, Sampling, Research]

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Film Analysis of The Graduate Directed by Mike Nichols

- "Mrs. Robinson, you are trying to seduce me," says Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman). The Graduate, directed by Mike Nichols in 1967 is an influential satire/comedy film about a recent East Coast college graduated who finds himself alienated and aimless in the changing, social and sexual general public of the 1960s, and questioning the values of society. The theme of the film is of an innocent and confused youth who is exploited, mis-directed, seduced (literally and figuratively) and betrayed by a corrupt, self-indulgent, and discredited older generation (that finds stability in “plastics”) that I found to be quite clear and understanding, while also capturing the real spirit of the times...   [tags: film analysis, movie analysis]

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Choosing My Graduate Degree Is Very Difficult For Me

- Deciding to pursue my Graduate Degree was very difficult for me. I had been out of the school setting for 15 years. However, I knew that obtaining my graduate degree was necessary for advancement in my professional life as well as a personal achievement. Although valuable, attaining a graduate degree while holding down a full-time job in the financial industry adds additional stress in my professional life as well as my personal life. I have found that the key to balancing your education, personal and professional life is time management....   [tags: Management, Full-time, Master's degree, Part-time]

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I Want to Pursue My Graduate Studies

- By performing research that creates new understanding, new technologies and the potential for action, my purpose for pursuing graduate school at this phase of my life is to propel my professional presence and career. I believe strongly in the potential of graduate study and research to ameliorate the challenges of society to accelerate growth into new life changing solutions and drive progress in technology, the economy and other areas. A significant proportion of our better health, wealth and general wellbeing whether environmental, cultural, social or spiritual was made possible by the research performed by universities and through the actions of people who were drawing on the benefits of...   [tags: statement of purpose]

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Viewer Response - The Graduate

- In The Graduate, the director, Mike Nichols’, emphasizes the mysterious tone of the film with his overuse of lighting, camera angles, and shadows. The uncertainty Benjamin Braddock feels can be seen right from the start as he stands on the moving sidewalk at the airport. He is positioned at the right hand side of the screen moving forward. You can see a large area to the left where the credits appear. I think the director chose this technique for the opening credits to symbolize how this graduate is arriving at a new destination & has much uncertainty in front of him....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Research Regarding Administrative Perceptions Of Graduate Preparation

- The research regarding administrative perceptions of graduate preparation for work in higher education that will be covered in this literature review is split into two areas. The first group of studies that we will focus on are concerned with what competencies administrators regard as important when screening candidates during the initial stages of the job search process (Kretovics, 2002; Hoffman & Bresciani, 2010; Connolly & Diepenbrock, 2011). The second area of research regarding administrative perceptions of graduate preparation focuses on the practical importance of specific competencies required for entry-level work, and the extent to which these competencies are gained in graduate sch...   [tags: Management, Skill, Education, College]

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Central Themes in The Graduate

- Central Themes in The Graduate The themes of loneliness, isolation and entrapment are central to the narrative of the 1967 film The Graduate. Throughout the film, many devices are used in order to communicate this to the audience. This list of devices includes the use of water and glass for example, which is seen in many scenes and emphasizes the isolation and entrapment of the not particularly remarkable but worthy kid who drowns amongst many objects and things throughout this film....   [tags: Papers Film Movie Essays]

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Studying Journalism And Literature : An Undergraduate And Journalism As A Graduate

- Having majored in Chinese Language and Literature as an undergraduate and Journalism as a graduate, I would now like to concentrate on Communication studies. As an undergraduate in Chinese language and literature, I spent most of my time reading and writing novels, journals, and news stories; therefore I gradually got interested in telling stories. As a part-time editor since I was a sophomore, I was not only interested in challenges that traditional media potentially face toward new media, but also into influences of the way media production is advertised....   [tags: Communication, Sociology, Mass communication]

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History Of New Graduate Nurses And The Retention Of Nurses

- The role the preceptor plays in the development of new graduate nurses’ clinical practice is invaluable (Richards & Bowles, 2012). There is a strong correlation between a well-planned orientation of new graduate nurses and the retention of nurses. Many experienced nurses are not well prepared to act as preceptors in the increasingly complex nature of the hospital environment (Horton, DePaoli, Hertach, & Bower, 2012). Providing preceptors with the formal education to acquire the skills needed to precept new nurses helps them perform more effectively (Burns & Northcut, 2009) and provides greater personal satisfaction from precepting (Richards & Bowles, 2012)....   [tags: Education, Nursing, Learning styles, Nurse]

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Why You Should Graduate From College

- INTRO: It is 2am and you wish you had more time for sleeping. You have had a long day between school and work. Probably tired and overwhelm of all the homework that you have to turn in this week. Sometimes you may ask your self the question, “Is it worth the effort I am making to go to college?” I am sure that some of you have had those days were you wish you can stay at home watching TV, playing video games, sleeping, and not worrying about studying for a test. How many of you have felt this way at least once this semester....   [tags: Higher education, High school, College]

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Application for Graduate School at Texas A&M University

- ... In the course Computer Architecture & Organization, I implemented the LC-3 architecture with all necessary components including registers, APU, datapaths of instructions, memory including instructions pipeline architecture using Verilog. In the course Operating System, I developed the custom command line interpreter using C and implemented several functionalities as changing directories, execution of command etc., I also implemented threading, resource sharing using semaphores and monitors using C....   [tags: systems, curriculum, development, technology]

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