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Do You Ever Feel Like You Can Change Your Own Life With The Decisions You Make?

- Do you ever feel like you can change your own life with the decisions you make. I believe that every little decision you make in your life affects you in some way. You can just wake up one morning and decide that you want to change something, and just like that, you change it. That’s how it was for me, I woke up one morning and I wasn’t happy anymore with a sport I once loved. Basketball, my first love, it just didn’t make me happy anymore. Maybe Coach Brummell had ruined it for me, maybe I just lost that spark to play, or maybe it’s that I put too much stress on myself....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2008 singles]

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What Do You Feel Threatened?

- 1 Do You Feel Threatened. There’s a question that every parent absolutely hates to ask themselves. What do I do if I feel threatened by my teen. This is one of those tragic situations that we sometimes don’t hear about until it’s too late, and the damage has already been done. Sometimes it’s called “teen violence” or “parental abuse”, and it is always a serious situation. If you are feeling threatened by your teen it’s time to seek help & support. When a teen becomes violent, it can be hard for parents, especially those with younger children also in the house, to know how to exactly handle the situation....   [tags: Abuse, Domestic violence, Psychological abuse]

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What Does Photojournalism Mean to You?

- The art or practice of communicating news by photographs and the journalism where photographs are the predominant feature is called photojournalism. It is the process that illustrates a news story through photography. Photojournalism is a step ahead of an individual’s thought or mind inspirations; it is deeper than just a picture of a dog, a car or even a Christmas tree at this time of the year. There is history and fundamental roots behind photojournalism and every photo could mean so many different things to different people....   [tags: picture, society, photographer]

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How Can You Avoid Procrastination?

- How To Avoid Procrastination You have a deadline just around the corner. But instead of doing your work you are messing around with miscellaneous things and checking twitter, facebook, instagram, and other social media sites. When doing all of them miscellaneous things you know that you should be working but you just don 't feel like doing any of your work. Most people are very familiar with the term, “ procrastination”. When people like myself procrastinate we waste away all of our free time and put off important assignments and or task until its too late....   [tags: Procrastination, Motivation, Time management]

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Making a Case Against Legal Abortion

- One of the most famous documents pertaining to medical ethics is the Hippocratic Oath. A particular passage notes that one “will not give a woman a destructive pessary”. A pessary was historically used for giving abortions. To some, this is definitive evidence that abortions are morally wrong and should not be carried out. To others, they believe the reference to pessaries was specific and not necessarily related to abortion. At any rate, there is a massive struggle between those who are pro-life and those who are pro-choice....   [tags: going agains Hippocratic oath]

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What Resources Do You Use?

- What resources do you use. Like most others, daily resources I utilize include water, electricity/fossil fuels, and of course, air. Water is a necessity; however, I tend to stay away from buying bottled water and just use my S’well water bottle to refill from jugs instead. I believe this can truly make an impact, especially if you drink a lot of water every day (I tend to go through what would be 3-4 bottles of bottled water just at the gym, daily). Electricity and fossil fuels inevitably make our lives easier; thus, we use this resource probably more than even water....   [tags: Pollution, Environmentalism, Waste]

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How Did You Never Mind

- “How… did you… never mind. I’m here right now. Bye,” replied Jake. The line went dead, and Jake entered the building. Instantly, Jake’s senses were overwhelmed by the bright lights and blaring music. All around him, there were people dancing and drinking. People said hi as he passed, but he couldn’t get into the mood for once. It wasn’t long before Jake went into the bathroom for some peace. At the mirror, he splashed water onto his face, and when he looked up, he gasped because he thought he saw Blake....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2006 singles, Mother, Debut albums]

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Can You Hear Me Now?

- Can you Hear me Now. It feels like I have left the house without my shoes. How could I have forgotten. It’s just lying there, on the counter, I know it is. Should I go back for it. I’ll be late. What if I need it. For the rest of the night, I keep reaching in my pocket for it, only to have yet another, heart attack, as I remember that I had left my cell phone at home. Do I really look at that damn thing so much. I must have reached for it at least two dozen times by now. What is so important that I need to check it that often anyway....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, SMS]

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How Do You Identify Students?

- Q. How do you identify students. A. Before we used to use DIBLES to identify students but we just recently switched to AIMSWEB. AIMSWEB is a universal screening, progress monitoring and data management system that supports Response to Intervention and tiered instruction. AIMSWEB allows us to look at all the students and see the ones who are most at risk and the ones who are least at risk and provides us with benchmark scores for each child. After we test a student we then put their scores into our computer system and it generates a main score for us, which is very nice because then we do not have to do the math ourselves....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Student, School]

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Why Do You Become Rich?

- 'I want to become rich. ' is a phrase with only five words, but has made its way on the lips of many. In today 's world, almost everybody wants to become rich. So the question arises, if so many aspire to become rich, why don 't they eventually become rich. I definitely believe in the power of hard work. If I’ve learned one thing throughout education, athletics, and everyday life, it’s that I’ve rarely seen a situation where doing less than someone else is a good strategy. However, we can all work smarter as well....   [tags: Education, School, Personal finance, Teacher]

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Which One Would You Choose

- Pretend for a minute that the superhuman world exists. Many people know the general story of Super Man and of Beowulf. We all know that they both have an enormous amount of strength. They are heroes and people around them relied on them, because they fought the bad guy. It’s also known that they come from completely two different types of worlds, and lived centuries apart. Superman isn’t even human but kryptonian which allows him to have other powers besides strength. In a dark ally being robbed, or a meteor heading toward earth, or the government (which ever kind it is) has gone whack, or any other kind of sticky situation you find yourself in, who are you going to wish was there, Superman...   [tags: Superheroes]

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You Can Leave Now Alvina

- "You can leave now Alvina," A deep dark voice said. I saw the fairy who had shown me the rock, scurry off. "So, the Crescent wants her" I looked at the ground. "I believe you 're the werecat?" I looked up and nodded. "We do not control the Crescents wishes, but we must evaluate them, and we must teach you the power you are about to receive." Another one of them said. "This rock is rumored to kill werewolves, when activated. We do not know how to activate it, you must learn and if you fail, the rock will return to us and wait for it 's next possessor," He said casually....   [tags: Debut albums]

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I Can Telecreen You, & You, & YOU!

- Ruled by fear, brainwashed by misguided half truths, constantly being watched, having no rights and no freedom of expression, and a huge division between the classes. Does that sound slightly familiar to you. Wondering if I’m talking about America or Oceania, I’m starting to wonder too as the lines in some ways are starting to blur. This paper will discuss some of the similarities and differences between the Oceanic society of Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four and the society of the United States as it stands today....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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What Motivates You? My Son

- What motivates you. My son will always be my biggest motivation. He is one of the main reasons I started college. He will be turning two in July, and he always loves to receive a new ball. I would buy him one every day; if I could afford it, just to see the smile that lights up his face. To introduce, I am a psychology major at Southern New Hampshire University. I chose this major because it called to me. I have always struggled with anxiety and depression, and I believe it will be helpful to my future patients that I know what they are going through....   [tags: High school, Motivation, College]

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Music Makes You Mentally Fit

- People cannot deny the fact that there is a very drastic change in our way of life due to the new era of technology. Try to observe your surroundings, you see, technological products or gadgets are very common. They are often used by people to kill boredom or to procrastinate school work and the like. Moreover, almost all gadgets nowadays provide fun and relaxation. One way is through the power of music. A simple tune-in to the high-tech IPods, MP3 players and such gives us the peace of mind that we always wanted....   [tags: Music ]

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Open the Doors to Education

- In the words of Jane Addams,"America's future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence we much watch what we teach and how we live." She is explaining that the future of America will be determined on how today's generation is taught. Parents and teachers have to be careful what they are teaching and how they live so the future will become what it should be. Sadly, most children hate going to school they believe it's a waste of time and that they won't even use any of the material they are currently learning....   [tags: going to school, learning]

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The Consumer Benefits And Limitations Of Physically Going At The Supermarket Versus Purchasing Via The Countdown Online Store

- Question 1 Compare and contrast the consumer benefits and limitations of physically going to the supermarket versus purchasing via the Countdown online store. Comment on whether you ended up with anything different or out of the ordinary on your virtual shopping list as a result of visiting the virtual supermarket. Online shopping has become a new trend when it comes to purchasing good and services. It was developed by marketers which they had studied consumer’s behaviors and identified possible trends....   [tags: Online shopping, Retailing, Electronic commerce]

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Shame on You

- Shame on You It seems that the average family is spending more time going out to fast food restaurants than eating at home. With more Americans eating out, obesity is at a new high. With the ever rising obesity problem in America, fast food chains are being pointed out as the ones to blame. Who’s at fault. Is it the consumers or the companies making the unhealthy food readily available. While eating out is becoming the easiest alternative to a sit down dinner at home, the effects of too much fast food can be harmful and sometimes deadly to one’s health....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Going Back to the Basics

- Going Back to the Basics Education is a very sensitive topic to discuss among adults. Many adults want the education to be based on a system of ideas that is progressive (which is a system high in the aspect of individuality), some want perennialism (which is the teaching of philosophies that have stood the test of time over hundreds of years), and some, like myself, want to take it back to the way it used to be (essentialism). Education as defined by Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary is “the action or process of education or being educated.” I believe that the way education was presented in the past worked well and that education should remain to be taught the same....   [tags: Teaching Philosophy Education Essays]

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Going Back to Archaic Greece

- Going Back to Archaic Greece The Amasis Painter seemed to lure me into his world while reading these works compiled by these very prolific writers. Or maybe it was the writers that brought me back to experience what they felt while studying these paintings and giving up their thoughts to question as they questioned others. In either case it has sparked my interest in this painter, and potter if you will. He combines a perfectionistic attitude with an imaginative flare that is subtle and refined, giving him that contrasting edge that one looks for in an artist....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Response to On Going Home

- According to Joan Didion's essay "On Going Home", continuing changes in life makes it almost impossible to remove memories of one's past. Especially when one has been away from a previous home, which that person was raised, then return to that same home a number of years later. In a home which family and friends shared memories of events, news, gossip and situations, whether it be bad or good. Old artifacts and various family heirlooms in the home that stimulates a memory of those old times when used....   [tags: Personal Essays]

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I 'm Going Into My Sophomore Weightlifting Class

- There is nothing worst than being one of the skinny kids in high school who can 't even bench press the bar. I know because I was one of them. I remember going into my sophomore weightlifting class thinking I was "big", just to get embarrassed by mass monsters who could easily bench 1.5x their bodyweight. That 's when I decided that it was time for a change. From that point on my life has revolved around fitness and becoming stronger. I can now bench 2x my bodyweight and am more confident than ever, but the change didn 't occur overnight....   [tags: Muscle, Physical exercise, Nutrition]

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My Use of Transformational Learning: Going Back to School

- Transformational Learning consist of four stages which are, “recognizing a significant problem; confronting it intensely; finding a solution; and integrating a new prospective” (R-Model, 2010, p.115). When making any major life transition you will probably use transformational learning. You will first recognize that there is a problem or that there is something in your life that you would like to change. Second, you will need to confront the problem. You will need to do so with great intensity, so that you may find a solution....   [tags: Transformational Learning, Learning, education, ]

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Top 10 Best Apps For The College Going Students

- Top 10 Best Apps for the College Going Students Blame it the easy access of the technology or connectivity with the world through social media, we are all hooked up to our smartphone. So, the software developers keep upgrading the software with stunning apps from toddlers to elder group of people. Amongst the best developed software apps, the apps for students are the best one, as these apps help students to excel in their academics. Also there are myriad of apps that are designed for the students personal life too, and so we feature you the 10 best apps that every college as well as school students can utilize and improve their grades....   [tags: Smartphone, Windows Mobile, Student, Mobile phone]

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What 's The Fuck Going On Back Here?

- "Marcus. Marcus. Marcus get your ass out the restroom. I know what you doing in there you nasty bastard." "I 'm taking a shower!" "No you 're not, you in their beating your meat running the water. I telling momma you raising the damn water bill." Why can 't a person have time to enjoy themselves without getting bother by a younger sibling. "I 'll be out in a minute." "No you get your ass out now. The bus will be here in twenty minutes and I 'll be late waiting for you." "Asia if you don 't get your ass away from this door." "Whatcha gone do?" "What 's the fuck going on back here." "Marcus in the restroom playing with himself again." Snitch "Mama she lying I was just taking a shower." "N...   [tags: Fuck, Profanity, Human sexuality]

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Character Wallace And If He Was Going At Be Charlie 's Sobriety

- I had one piece of feedback about the character Wallace and if he was going to be Charlie’s sobriety. I have never thought about Wallace much in the long haul of the story, but I have to say that it did get my motor going. “Is it possible that Wallace is the key to her "sobriety"?” The way I distinguished between the actionable feedbacks was to picture the end of the story. As of now I am having trouble seeing Wallace in the picture for a long period of time or if he is in the story longer he might only be in small portions here and there....   [tags: Character, Fiction, Protagonist, Writing]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' I 'm Just Going Out '

- “Good morning Kara,” Aiden greeted. Aaron 's eyes were still glued onto Aiden. He didn 't greet Kara. Kara tilted her head. She looked at the counter and smiled, “Aaron, did you do this?” On the counter sat; eggs, bacon, peanut butter, jam toast and orange juice. Aaron grabbed a piece of toast. He spread peanut butter on the toast. The peanut butter willingly melting with the heat and he took a bite of the soft crunchiness. “Yes, I did.” He answered, making plates for Aiden and Kara. She walked over to him, she hugged him and whispered, “try and enjoy the day!” He handed Kara a plate he had already made and walked over to Aiden, tossing the plate on the coffee table, “I 'm going out.”...   [tags: 2007 singles, 2005 singles, Doctor, Eye color]

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There Is A War Going On Over American Women Reproductive Rights

- Indeed as the author stated in her book, there is a war going on over American women reproductive rights, even though for centuries homebirth was a norm everywhere globally, but by 1900s with rapid advancement in the standardized medical fields and hospitals, increasing numbers of women trusted having babies in hospital, creating a racial or class stigma attached to home birth, or labeling it as risky and back-warded. Many medical providers have portrayed giving birth experience as a painful and difficult experience over the centuries, that requires hospital and as well as pain medicine management....   [tags: Childbirth, Obstetrics, Midwifery, Pregnancy]

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Going, Our Journey With The Narrator Travels Through Loss

- In Amy Hempels’ Short Story “Going,” our journey with the narrator travels through loss, coping, memory, experience, and the duality of life. Throughout the story is the narrator’s struggle to cope with the passing of his mother, and how he transitions from a mixture of depression, denial, and anger, into a kind of acceptance and revelation. The narrator has lost his mother in a fire three states away, and proceeds on a reckless journey through the desert, when he crashes his car and finds himself hospitalized....   [tags: Time, Future, Present, Life]

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What 's More Expensive Than Going For College

- The article, “What’s more expensive than going to college. Not going to college” appeared March 27, 2012 on the website TheAtlantic.com. The essay was penned by senior editor and published author Derek Thompson, whose works have also appeared online and in Business Week. In the article Thompson compares college costs against the financial impact that unemployed and underemployed young adults have on society. In addition, he explores how the type of degree people hold impacts their unemployment rates and its effect on potential earning outcomes over the lifetimes of the workers....   [tags: United States, Unemployment, Higher education]

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The Problem Of Rape Has Been Going On For Centuries

- Invitations are on cards not clothes Imagine that you live in a world that you couldn 't just say no. Where you were forced to do things that you didn 't want to do. Imagine that just because you said no, that wasn 't enough. That you were worthless, that what you said did not matter. This is how 293,066 Americans feel per year(“How often does sexual assault occur?”).They are victims of sexual assaults, there refusal wasn 't enough for someone to stop. No one can truly understand how these people felt until they realize what the problem is, why it 's happening and some solutions to the problem....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault]

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Learning Is An On ‑ Going Process That Never Ends

- Learning is an on‑going process that never ends. To acquire information is to not just by listening to lectures and answering test questions correctly. It is how one uses their tools wisely in order for successful learning to take place. Without possessing methods of effective learning, one might not be considered to actually understand something. In "To Err is Human" by Lewis Thomas, he stresses the word "error." Why does he emphasize this word. Lewis makes a point that all living organisms including computers are bound to make errors....   [tags: Knowledge, Education, Error, Understanding]

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Social Norms : Not Challenging Or Going Against Societal Norms

- The term “rebel” to me means challenging or going against societal norms because they do not necessarily agree with those norms based on their own beliefs or morals, so they set out to change them.They must make it known to others that they do not agree with something, they set out to change whatever it is that they are fighting against, and get others to join them in what they are trying to change. The term “rebels” differs from the term “outcast” because an “outcast” is someone who is rejected by society because they do not fit into the societal norms that are viewed as common during that time....   [tags: Sociology, Religion, Society, Revolution]

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Going to Get Gassy: A Biblical Look at Climate Change

- As a member of the National Rural Electric Company I am presenting to you the idea of cutting off the carbon dioxide limitations is not the brightest of decisions. It will change the world as we know it. Over the past few years record-breaking and extreme weather events including sweltering summers, super-storms, wildfires and shrinking icecaps, alongside the acidifying of the oceans has been the topic of discussion. In Missouri this winter we have seen more snow, extreme freezing temperatures, and then day’s later 60 degree weather just to start over again....   [tags: atmosphere, electricity, god]

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Corinna´s Going A-maying by by Robert Herrick

- Live For Today. Why must we seize the day. That is a million dollar life question. I think the question should be stated “Why not seize the day”. There is no wrong or right way to answer this question. This question reminds me of the quote by Harry "Breaker" Harbord Morant “Live every day as if it were going to be your last; for one day you're sure to be right.” So that is my answer. Better stated in the simple term Carpe diem “seize the day” means to have enjoyment of the pleasures of the moment without concern for the future....   [tags: catholic church, god, religion]

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I Honestly Thought That It Was Going At Be A Really Boring Book

- When I first started reading the book, I honestly thought that it was going to be a really boring book. After I was done reading the introduction and I started to read the first chapter, the book wasn’t boring. The introduction to the first chapter already interested me. I never really think about the meaning of life. When Joseph Campbell said that people think they are trying to find the meaning of life, they’re actually trying to gain an experience of being alive. When people find their experiences of being alive they are trying to fulfill their “physical plane” so they actually feel alive....   [tags: Human, Religion, Meaning of life, Hero]

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How My Conducting Is Going Throughout The Semester

- This report is about how my conducting is going throughout the semester and how I need to improve on certain aspects of it. On the first video sent to us conducting through either “Shenandoah” or “Glory to God” in the highest, the piece I conducted through was “Shenandoah”. I noticed a couple of things that were not great throughout this recording. First, I kept my head down a lot throughout the piece and didn’t look up at all. I should do that in order to make sure the people singing are doing what they are supposed to and to know when to come in....   [tags: Better, Improve, Need, Want]

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Going to Any Length to Reach Your Goal

- People will go to almost any lengths to ensure that they reach their goals. As one can imagine, this determination can be very beneficial. Although, what most of us do not realize is that having such determination may actually be detrimental to our lives in more ways than we may think about. So, how far is too far to go to reach your goals. We hear all the time about relationships that have fallen apart because they stood in the way of someone’s aspirations. In Homer Hickam’s case, in the movie October Sky, it was the relationship with his father that fell apart....   [tags: relationship, ambition, aspiration]

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Vegetarianism And Why People Should Consider Going Vegetarian

- “I dare you not to eat meat for a week.” It started off as a dare, but it ended up as a lifestyle choice. Being a vegetarian for 3 years has been the best decision of my life due to all the health benefits that I have gained personally. It seemed that all it took was one week of not eating meat simply caused by a dare. Thus, this is why I chose to discuss the benefits of vegetarianism and why people should consider going vegetarian. In the “Vegetarianism in America” study, it states that “there are 7.3 million people that follow a vegetarian-based diet....   [tags: Meat, Vegetarianism, Veganism]

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Pacific Oil Company Is Going Through Renegotiations

- Pacific Oil Company The Pacific Oil Company is going through renegotiations. The company grew immensely early in its conception. The Pacific Oil Company is a “producer of industrial petrochemicals” (Lewicki, Saunders, & Barry, 2010). In 1979 the Pacific Oil Company established a contract with the Reliant Corporation. Pacific Oil company was purchasing “vinyl chloride monomer” (VCM) from the Reliant Corporation. The initial contract was established in 1979, the contract was now set to expire in 1982....   [tags: Negotiation, Bargaining, Contract]

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Going Beyond Theme Writing

- Going Beyond Theme Writing So here I am trying to think of something to write about that will go beyond a theme. My writing experiences have been pretty narrow minded. Basicly, if the writing was not in a theme format, I immediately excluded it. From elementary school and to today, research papers in theme formats were expected. I was not taught how to write in any other way. I figured that if my writing was accepted, if I got A's on them, and if the teachers never hinted as to any other way to write, there must be only ONE TRUE WAY TO WRITE....   [tags: Expository Essays]

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I'm Going to College

- I'm Going to College Neither my grandmother, nor any of my great aunts, went on to college.  It was too expensive for their family.  My great Aunt Nancy, however, did try to take night classes at the University Extension, which was held at her high school.  Unfortunately, she was unable to continue paying for these classes, so she left the University Extension program with only twelve credits earned. Aunt Nancy just continued to work at the job she acquired, right out of high school, and work her way up through the ranks at this job.  There was no push by her parents to continue her education, and therefore, there was no pressure on her to attend college.  Aunt Nancy had once told...   [tags: College Admissions Essays]

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Starbucks Going Global Fast

- Starbucks Going Global Fast There are many topics that arise throughout the case with Starbucks Corporation. Starbucks Coffee is located worldwide and there are many different ways to look at this situation. The company offers a unique range of coffee, lattes, espressos, and café style drinks. The company intended to reach a specific target audience, but has ended up in many different markets and has been growing rapidly. Starbucks has greatly used the “youth appeal” strategy to gain entrance into new markets....   [tags: Business Analysis Strategy Management]

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Where Science is Going

- Where Science is Going What is the scientific world coming to. Is the educated community becoming a "secular priesthood"(Sokal Transgressing) of authorities maintaining and controlling the paths of the scientific world. Who or what determines where science goes: war, society, mass media. Alan Sokal, a physicist teacher from NYU, tried an experiment to show how some very smart people do some incredibly sloppy thinking. Writing an essay suggesting a link in quantum mechanics and postmodernism, Sokal was able to cause a heated debate among institutions of cultural studies that is still ongoing....   [tags: Papers]

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Going Home- Creative Writing

- It was a frosty night. The ground was soft, but dry. The sun had almost set, and thick grey clouds moved slowly and silently through the sky. The air smelt damp, the only sound anyone could have heard was their own breathing, and the occasional chirping of a bird above. The air was cool, a soft wind blew through the trees and Corporal Brown shuddered, though not with discomfort and coolness, but with terror and anxiety for the forthcoming events. As the slight whistle from the wind sounded in her ears, she lowered herself down, as low as she could get, into the soft muddy earth amongst the bushes....   [tags: Creative Writing Essay]

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DataClear Going Global Analysis

- Go Global—or No. In my view, the answer is "not yet." To survive, DataClear has to go global in the future but its current decision-making process and rationale are flawed. What DataClear needs to do is to not panic, slow down, and take a clearer look at its situation and the business environment and develop some strategic options that will allow it to go global when the time comes. They've got some time but not a whole lot of it. As stated in the case, they need to focus. Despite VisiDat's emergence and its contract with Shell, DataClear still has the data analysis market in the U.S....   [tags: Business Strategy Analysis Management]

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Comparing Home in Richard Ford's I Must Be Going and Scott Sander's Homeplace

- Comparing Home in Richard Ford's I Must Be Going and Scott Sander's Homeplace Most people define home as a comfortable setting which provides love and warmth. In Scott Sanders “Homeplace” and Richard Ford’s “I Must Be Going” the concept of home is defined in two different ways. Sanders believes that by moving from place to place, the meaning of home has been diminished. Sanders believes that America’s culture “nudges everyone into motion” (Sanders 103) and that his “longing to become an inhabitant rather than a drifter” (103) is what sets him apart from everyone else....   [tags: Compare Contrast Comparison Essays]

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Technology in Education; Where it has been, Where it is now, and Where it is Going

- “Technology in Education; Where it has been, Where it is now, and Where it is Going” “Before you become too entranced with gorgeous gadgets and mesmerizing video displays, let me remind you that information is not knowledge, knowledge is not wisdom, and wisdom is not foresight. Each grows out of the other. And we need them all” (Re-inventing 1995). These words spoken by the distinguished author, Arthur C. Clarke, bring to light where exactly the technological situation in education is and the direction it is going....   [tags: essays papers]

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Are You A Procrastinator?

- Are You a Procrastinator. The results of my assessment gave me 46 points. According to the scale presented by the website, I am not a systematic procrastinator. The score goes from 0 to 75, ranging from being a procrastinator to not being one. The questions asked were mainly focusing on how one deals with certain stages of the day. For example, on how a meeting is faced in terms of organization, or if you get to the point of rushing tasks left for the last minute. My academic career didn’t start in an orderly manner....   [tags: Procrastination, Time management, Perfectionism]

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Going Green

- Going Green Lately the phrase “going green” has become a part of everyday discussion and debate. People are being told to turn off the lights, buy energy-saving appliances, and drive less. What people are not being told is why, specifically. Global warming is the increase of the Earth’s average temperature. Greenhouse gases are the cause of this problem; carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxide and methane (1). Normally the earth’s atmosphere lets these gases in but does not release all of it. The excess gases keep the plant warm enough to sustain life....   [tags: Environment Global Warming]

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You Will Always be in My Heart

- Dear Anthony, I just wanted to thank you for all that you have done for me. I don't think you realize how much you inspire me and I am so proud of the person you've become and are still becoming. I understand you've been through a lot and you haven't made the best choices, but I can see that you have grown. Truthfully, I've known from the first time I met you to now, that you were a strong person. You are so full of wisdom about life that when you speak I could stay there forever and listen to your open mind, for it is peaceful and inviting....   [tags: Love Letters Dating Email Relationships]

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You are My One and Only

- Dear Jen, At the moment, I am sitting here thinking of you and everything that we have been through. I would say that I have no idea how we have made it this far, if I did not believe in there being one person that you are destined to be with, but I do. We have had our share of ups and downs, plus so much more. Things have happened to us that we can truly say no one else has had to go through, but regardless we made it through. When we first met I did not know how to trust anymore. The spirit of life had been taken from me, but somehow you helped me find it again....   [tags: Love Letters Dating Email Relationships]

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Evolution- Should You Believe in It?

- -This essay is not mine- THE question “Do you believe in evolution or in creation?” is more than a matter of idle curiosity. The answer that one gives will be deeply reflected in his attitude toward his fellowman, his moral values and his outlook on the future. 2 Belief in evolution is not new; it did not originate with Charles Darwin. But, following publication, in 1859, of his book The Origin of Species, the supporters of the idea have greatly increased in number. In those lands where considerable emphasis is placed on “science,” the teaching of evolution holds a prominent place in school textbooks....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Success: You can do it!

- You can do it. -SUCCESS- Success is to fulfil a goal that you have set for yourself. Achievement of success involves five components: realisation, confidence, motivation, action and perseverance. Step one is to realise your goal and how to achieve it. Step two is to have the confidence to take the steps towards your goal. Step three is to find motivation to keep you on the path towards you goal. Step four is action, the first physical step you take in the process for success. Step five is perseverance....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Do You Have the Power?

- Do You Have the Power. It all started in the interesting city of New York. The smog ridden streets were filled with people. On a quiet little street corner, there was a small shop owned by Harvey Goldstein. Mr. Goldstein was a well-to-do merchant. He traded in all sorts of imports, and was generally a moral man. He did not buy goods from sweatshops nor did he ever cheat a customer. At 1:31 P.M. on May 15, 1996, he stepped out of his shop on the Upper East Side of Manhattan to meet a man who dealt in Asian silk screens downtown....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Environment Essay: There is NOT Going to be an Environmental Disaster

- Many say that at the current rate of development, we're headed for and environmental disaster. Is this correct. Have humans really destroyed, pillaged, and polluted enough to cause a serious, wide scale, disaster. If not, then should we continue forward without changing our way of living. All of these questions hold great pertinence for our current situation. Humans don't exactly hold the best track record for environmental protection and preservation. Throughout time we have exploited nature and its creatures for our own benefit....   [tags: Environment Environmental Pollution]

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What Really Going on With the Grading System

- In today’s society we feel the need to be graded in order to learn. The topic of the grading system has sparked three essays, by three different authors, about the pros and cons of the grading system. First, Jerry Farber, professor at University of California at San Diego, wrote A Young Person’s Guide to the Grading System (333). Next is Steven Vogel, professor at Denison University, who wrote Grades and Money (337). The last two authors in this compilation are Stephen Goode and Timothy W. Maier....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Whats Going Wrong In Public School

- What is going wrong with schools. There is a lot wrong with schools, and easier question these days is, What's right with schools. Sadly the list would be shorter. The public school system in America today is sadly lacking, not just in the field of academic achievement. Children are, in effect, risking their lives by attending school. Critical attacks from disturbed students are spreading like a plague. Every year, there is increase in the number of students who give up education after high school and start working in minimum wage jobs/unskilled jobs....   [tags: Education]

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You are My Life

- Dear Julie, It's fair to say that the past couple of weeks have been somber and gloomy for me. I have been living in the dark, as though a big black cloud has engulfed me. I have felt like there has been something missing from my heart, and although I wasn't sure what it was, I now realize it was the part I gave to you. Julie, you have been the missing part of my heart. Now, slowly, it's as though that piece is being put back into place and I'm starting to see a glimmer of light, just as though someone, somewhere has turned on a light and it's starting to flicker alive....   [tags: Love Letters Dating Email Relationships]

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Take What You Get

- Take What You Get I hated both my last day of school in Hopkinton and my first day of school in Sherborn. My mother drove me to my new school in our brand new white Volvo station wagon. The ride from our house to the school seemed much shorter than it actually was. Looking back on it, anytime I’ve unwillingly traveled somewhere, the car ride seemed extremely short. I remember the station wagon climbing the long, winding hill that led to Pine Hill Elementary school. As I watched the trees and fields pass, I imagined that the car hadn’t gone by them....   [tags: Personal Narrative Baseball Friendships Papers]

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thank you

- Thank You Have you ever had the opportunity to say a simple thank you and have let the opportunity pass. Thanksgiving is the perfect opportunity to make up for the time passed without that simple thank you. I have passed up many opportunities to say thanks, but I’m not going to let this opportunity fall though the cracks. I would like to thank you to my mom, the friends that I have had my whole life, and my principal of six years. I would like to thank my mom. She has always been there for me, and has stood by my side when I have needed her the most....   [tags: essays research papers]

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How do You Determine Asking Price when You Sell a Website?

- How do You Determine Asking Price when You Sell a Website. Reprinted with permission of VotanWeb.com When you have finally made the difficult decision to sell your website the first thing that needs to be established is the asking price. Setting the asking price is not an arbitrarily process. If a website is priced well below where it should be, two things will most likely happen: First, you will not sell the business for the profit you should and you and or your co-owners/shareholders have been poorly served at best....   [tags: Sell Websites Buy Web Sites]

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Do You Think?

- Do You Think. Do you think. When was the last time you really sat down and thought about something. Was it a few minutes ago or a few months ago. Our society is so reliant on someone else thinking for them that we have become a co-dependent culture. Did you watch the news today. Was some guy on a killing spree. A serial killer. Did you ever wonder if they felt any mercy for the person as they killed them, each one of them. Or maybe they were merciless and they felt nothing. Or maybe, just maybe, they are a figment of your imagination....   [tags: Creative Writing Thinking Philosophy Essays]

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So You Want to be a Game Programmer?

- So You Want to be a Game Programmer. So, you're interested in becoming a computer game programmer. Congratulations. Game programming is one of the most difficult, challenging, and cool forms of programming. If you have a genuine talent for it, you have excellent career prospects. Imagine getting paid an entry-level salary of $40,000 for something you actually enjoy doing. When you were a kid did your parents tell you that you'll never amount to anything if you waste your time on computer games. Well, here's your chance to show them that you were right and they were wrong....   [tags: Computer Science]

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How College Aids You in Life

- Have you ever thought how college could help you improve in life. College is important because it helps you get a good career, good education, and rewards you with vacations. To begin with, college helps one get a good career. In particular, people that have a good education have a much easier time finding success in their life. Most of the highest paying jobs in the world require a college education. In the same way, a college education helps one earn much more money. Having a degree makes sure that you will keep that job and will help you earn a bigger salary within the years you work....   [tags: Education College University]

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Loyalty in William Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Loyalty in William Shakespeare's As You Like It In Shakespeare's As You Like It loyalty is dominant theme. Each character possesses either a loyalty or disloyalty towards another. These disloyalties and loyalties are most apparent in the relationships of Celia and Rosalind, Celia and Duke Fredrick, Orlando and Rosalind, Adam and Orlando, and Oliver and Orlando. In these relationships, a conflict of loyalties causes characters to change homes, jobs, identities and families. Two characters, Celia and Rosalind are loyal to each other throughout the play, which is apparent through the decisions Celia makes....   [tags: Shakespeare As Like It Theme]

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Would You Want to Live Forever?

- ESSAY ON -WOULD YOU WANT TO LIVE FOREVER . Would you want to live forever . My position on this topic is equal upon yes and on no. This question has puzzled me and many others. Many things affect me, and make me think that I would, however some point towards the rejection of this statement. Throughout the years, the eye of the public and the eye of god have witnessed many happenings and events. From the dawn of man, to Martin Luther King, from the discovery of fire to the discovery of nuclear energy....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Should You Buy a Harley Davidson?

- I have conversed with many other motorcycle riders about what motorcycle is the best. Many riders had wanted, ordered or already purchased a Harley. Reasons I hear from other riders and potentially interested persons as to why they have to have a Harley: It is the only real American made motorcycle. A Harley is the best motorcycle on the road. Harley Davidson is the oldest motorcycle company. A Harley Davidson is a good investment. American riders do not want to ride "Jap Junk." Riders do not want to start on something small and have to trade up....   [tags: Harley Davidson]

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University Fund Donor Thank You

- University Fund Donor Thank You Welcome donors, faculty, staff, and honored students, As she mentioned my name is John Smith and I'm one of the recipients of a Scholarship, which is directed toward students that major in the natural sciences and engineering. I wanted to give this speech today to let all of the donors know how grateful the university and especially all the students are for your contributions, and also to see some of the faces behind the scholarships. First I want to give some back ground on my-self and tell why I decided to come to this school....   [tags: Papers]

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Why You Should Quit Smoking

- Topic: Smoking in Society Goal: I want to persuade my audience that smoking is a health risk to all of society and that smokers should be encouraged to quit. Thesis: It is imperative for smokers to quit, benefiting society as a whole a well as themselves. Introduction Attention Material: I am from a family where both of my parents dont smoke. There is although a person of my circle who smokes a lot everyday and that is my unlce. All my life I can remember him smoking and trying to quit but never being able to....   [tags: Persuasive Essays]

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You Can't Hide from Memories

- The bitter wind whistled and the snow lay on the ground as a few people crept silently to get out of the cold, a hat tumbled its way across the snow encrusted cobbles and it finally lay in the gutter, motionless. There was no bustle of the world passing by, a lack of reversing Lorries and thick cockney accents selling roasted chestnuts or frosty flowers to passers buy. A few warm glows of light appeared from shop windows, although hardly any had attempted to open on this frozen winter's day....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples]

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Going to Sell Your Websites? - What are they Really Worth?

- Going to Sell Your Websites. - What are they Really Worth. Reprinted with permission of VotanWeb.com There may be no topic more controversial or misunderstood as the website valuation, also known as a website appraisal. Although they're especially useful for website owners contemplating the sale of their websites, valuations are seldom commissioned by sellers at all--since most are convinced that nobody knows their website’s value better than they do. And while valuations can also have an enormous impact on strategic planning, they're typically overlooked there, too....   [tags: Sell Websites Buy Websites]

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A Population Explosion Among Californians Of College-Going Age

- A population explosion among Californians of college-going age (18-24)in the next decade will push this age group to a projected 4.26 million in 2015, an increase of 27% since 2000. California is in prime position to invest now in higher education to secure the State’s economic future. If we fail to invest, the state is likely to face a host of social and economic difficulties associated with a population boom of young people ill-prepared for the demands of the 21st century economy. This report quantifies the potential benefits of state investment in higher education, and the cost of failing to invest....   [tags: College Education University]

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In this experiment I am going to investigate how different

- In this experiment I am going to investigate how different concentrations of sucrose solution can alter the process of osmosis on a potato chip, and in what way it does this. Osmosis Aim: In this experiment I am going to investigate how different concentrations of sucrose solution can alter the process of osmosis on a potato chip, and in what way it does this. Prediction: I predict that due to osmosis and diffusion when there is a pure water solution the potato chip will swell as it absorbs the water to equalise....   [tags: Bilogy]

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Why Are Gasoline Prices Going Up So High?

- Why Are Gasoline Prices Going Up So High. If everyone else in the world is paying a lot more for gas, why shouldn't Americans. Take your average spoiled American who blames the Arabs for raising the gas prices unfairly in order to make a bigger profit. It's true, gas prices have gone up by a lot in the last few months, but is that unfair. Prices still are a lot higher in Canada, Europe and just about any other developed nation, according to Mike Royko in the May 2, 1996 issue of the Chicago Tribune....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Cloning Could Save Species from going Extinct

- Cloning Could Save Species from going Extinct It has been stated by many scientists, particularly those in the region of Japan, who believe that cloning could be used to save a species from extinction by cloning the dying members of the breed that is going extinct. However, this would pose several problems immediately. The most apparent is that cloning is indeed a long way off (although our extinction is supposedly farther in time). Although no one knows when cloning will develop into a full-fledged success, most scientists believe that it is at least fifty years off....   [tags: Papers]

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Going Beyond Pain in Chris Crutcher's Stotan

- Going Beyond Pain in Chris Crutcher's Stotan High school buddies and members of the swim team Walker, Nortie, Lion and Jeff accept the challenge to participate in Stotan week, a week of rigorous swim training that pushes them beyond physical pain and tests their moral fiber, changing their lives forever.  In the novel Stotan  by Chris Crutcher a team of teenagers and best friends brace themselves for what’s going to be the hardest week of their lives mentally, physically, and emotionally.  A “Stotan” is a cross between a stoic and a Spartan.  Through this time of hardship they learn about friendships, relationships, dealing with cancer, racism, and physical abuse.  Each of the...   [tags: Crutcher Stotan Essays]

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Lights, Camera, Action...Going for My Dream

- Lights, Camera, Action...Going for My Dream For as long as I can recollect, I have always wanted to act. When I was younger, I would watch the Disney channel and wondering why I wasn't on one of the shows. My desire to act was strong, only my parents made it clear to me they didn't want me to get engrossed in the entertainment industry until I was older. Each year I reminded my parents that I was getting older in hope that they would get me agent, but they insisted that I wait until I turned eighteen....   [tags: Personal Narrative Acting Actress Essays]

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Tim O’Brien's Going After Cacciato

- Going After Cacciato, an epic novel written by Tim O’Brien, is about a platoon of men going away without leave (AWOL) searching for a young man named Cacciato in the imagination of a man of the platoon named Paul Berlin. In Going After Cacciato the “tea party,” between the AWOL platoon and Li Van Hgoc contributes greatly to the novel by adding to the confusion and teaching the reader how to deal with the war and the ’noise.’ The first thing that this “tea party” does is that it introduces the reader to Li Van Hgoc....   [tags: essays research papers]

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ICT and You

- For this work, I am going to write about how I use ICT in my everyday life. I will be looking at how I use ICT at Home and at School. I will also identify how I use ICT for: - > My own personal use (this is when I use it just for me) > Social use (this is when I use the ICT with other people) PC Technology ------------- I use Microsoft Excel a lot, which helps me to do graphs in science for coursework and I also use it at home for sorting my pocket money and spending so I am organized with my money and don’t overspend....   [tags: ICT Essays]

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