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The Separation Of Spheres And Their Aspirations

- Reading Response – Part One Separation of spheres refers to an ideology that developed during the late 1800s (the industrialization period in Canada), in which men and women were prescribed public and private ‘spheres,’ respectively. The conceptual creation of spheres expresses the set of responsibilities associated with the presumed nature of men and women. In other words, men took care of all public, external matters; their duties were limited to paid labour or working at industrial establishments and offices....   [tags: Woman, Gender role, Gender, Masculinity]

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Social Obligations and Personal Aspirations

- “Man is, at one and the same time, a solitary being and a social being...”(Albert Einstein) However, it increasingly difficult travel down both these paths, as, society’s expectations are quite different to personal desires. Many times it creates feelings of dissonance in the individual, as he or she is forced to make a decision between two facets of human existence. It is this personal conflict which is the theme of Mira Nair’s film, Monsoon Wedding. It explores the life of a middle-class Indian family, preparing for the wedding of their daughter Aditi....   [tags: Writing Techniques, Mira Nair]

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My Goals And Current Aspirations

- 1. Where do you see yourself in 10 years. Tell us about your career goals and current aspirations. What steps will you need to take to make these goals a reality. My intention for the next 10 years of my life is to become well established in my career and excel in my chosen field. And what I love doing most is viewing the world from a different perspective. Being a pilot intrigues me as it enables a person so little to see so much in this world. Physically seeing different places and settings makes the career of a pilot appealing....   [tags: High school, Friendship, Happiness]

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Adolescent Aspirations : Occupational And Educational Goals

- The latter of the two studies (Vuolo, Staff & Mortimer, 2012) mentioned in the large body of recent research related to adolescent aspirations suggests occupational and educational goals may be equally important in ensuring successful STW transition (Vuolo, Staff & Mortimer, 2012). Hierarchal latent class modeling was used to measure career goal certainty, educational aspirations and job search patterns from 1,010 youth surveys. Overall findings of the study claim that those who maintain high aspirations and certainty over career goals were better safeguarded against unemployment during the declining labor market conditions indicative of the 2007 economic recession....   [tags: High school, Graduation, Employment, Unemployment]

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King Reccared 's Political Aspirations

- King Reccared’s Political Aspirations “The Third Council of Toledo” is a decree composed of canons King Reccared had developed prior to his conversion to Catholicism. He intended to have the bishops implement, standardize, and enforce these principles in order to unify the kingdoms’ religious practice. Through the enforcement and widespread adoption of these canons and unification of the kingdoms’ religious beliefs, with the help of persuasion, appeal, and fear, King Reccared aspires to gain greater political power....   [tags: Religion, Christianity, Toledo, Spain]

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Dreams and Aspirations

- I have a dream… you have a dream… our nation has a dream… our world has a dream. We all have a dream. We all have a dream, but the difference is how we realise our dream, how we obtain our dream, and how our dream changes us. This is evident in our learning of dreams and aspirations through the texts Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keys, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape. by Lasse Hallström, and through my own studies of Million Dollar Baby by Clint Eastwood. These three highly acclaimed texts represent the same ideas on dreams and aspirations, which can be defined as hope, desire or the longing for a condition or achievement, but these texts express the same ideas differently, shaping our underst...   [tags: essays research papers]

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My Career Aspirations And The Federal Bureau Investigation

- Current right now my career aspirations is to work with the Federal Bureau-Investigation. I will like to work as an agent in the computer forensic team. A brief description of what the computer forensic team does is that there the people who go after people doing illegally activity on the internet. For example, the most common thing the computer forensic team does is that they go after a lot of child pornography cases, people who have hacked into illegally computer systems, and taking people money illegally online....   [tags: Learning, Communication, History of the Internet]

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Anomie Can Be Brought About By Soaring Aspirations

- Anomie can be brought about through external and internal thoughts, situations, etc. Anomie can be brought about by soaring aspirations. Blacks have aspirations, but the goals or means to these are blocked. These aspirations make people unhappy with the life they have. Blacks are unhappy with the life they have. They see around them violence, crime, and criminals. They also see those successful whites who have better lives and who are looking down at them. This conflict between the haves and have-nots (conflict theory) creates these aspirations....   [tags: Black people, Crime, Police, White people]

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A Look At His Current As Well As His Past Aspirations

- Introduction In this study we will explore Johathan taking a look at his current as well as his past aspirations. John’s plans for his future have shifted sparking concern on the behalf of his school counselor. A team was assembled to prevent Jonathan from dropping out of school. The team will use the results of his Kuder Navigator examination, the Otis-Lennon School Ability Test a differential aptitude test and his report cards. Scales of Measurement The Kuder Navigator is based on an ordinal scale assigning a score of 1 through 4 indicating your current skill for various tasks (Drummond & Jones, 2010)....   [tags: Psychometrics, Test, Reliability, Truck]

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Aborted Aspirations in Pat Barker's Regeneration

- Aborted Aspirations in Pat Barker's Regeneration Pat Barker's riveting World War I novel Regeneration brilliantly exemplifies the effectiveness of fiction united with historical facts. While men aspired to gain glory from war and become heroes, Regeneration poignantly points out that not all of war was glorious. Rather, young soldiers found their aspirations prematurely aborted due to their bitter war experiences. The horrible mental and physical sicknesses, which plagued a number of soldiers, caused many men to withdraw from the battlefield....   [tags: Pat Barker Regeneration Essays]

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Aspirations to Achieve my Educational Goals

- After nineteen years of living in a small town named Wasco, known by most for the prison, I moved to Long Beach. I grew up in a strict religion that discouraged questioning and required extreme dedication towards servitude of God. Attending college was discouraged by my parents and the church, as it took away from time spent towards serving God. Living in Wasco was my own prison. Moving to Long Beach meant freedom to me where I was finally able to stretch my constrained, clipped wings. Suddenly, the simplest of questions, for some, such as "What do I want to be?" and "Who am I?" plagued my mind....   [tags: college, prison, answers, hardship]

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A Qest for the Unknown: Kamala Das as a Poet of Body and Sexual Aspirations

- A QUEST FOR THE UNKNOWN: KAMALA DAS AS A POET OF BODY AND SEXUAL ASPIRATIONS Sex has been one of the most pre-dominant themes in the works of Kamala Das. Time and again she exploits this theme in delineating the relationship between her male female characters. Unlike other Indian women writers, she does not resort to oblique or indirect reference to sex or love-making, rather takes up a bold and hitherto unexploited approach towards sex. As once stated by Wordsworth that poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings; Kamala Das epitomizes this utterance and let loose a series of emotions which find place not only in her poetic works but also her short stories and novel....   [tags: poetry, sex, sexual affair, love]

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Hamilton 's First Military And Political Aspirations Flowered With A Series Of Remarkable Accomplishments

- Hamilton 's early military and political aspirations flowered with a series of remarkable accomplishments. On March 14, 1776, just two years after his first public speech regarding the war, he was commissioned captain of a company of artillery set up by the New York Providential Congress. Hamilton 's first military conflict would be the Battle of Long Island in August of that same year. That would not be his only battle; he also took part in the Battle of White Plains and the Battle of Trenton. Alexander’s military success was winning the interest of a General named Nathaniel Greene and an officer named Henry Knox, the latter would go on to be the first Secretary of War....   [tags: United States Constitution, Alexander Hamilton]

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Aspirations And Greatness : F. Scott Fitzgerald 's ' The Great Gatsby '

- Aspirations and Greatness; The Case of Gatsby Dedication and tenacity are examples of traits that achieve a societal label for the amount of effort shown towards attaining goals and dreams. Through his work, The Great Gatsby, F.Scott Fitzgerald uses the protagonist, Jay Gatsby, to demonstrate an the American Dream and greatness. Gatsby is a mysterious character, commonly mistaken as a mere criminal; but actually his is a victim of his perseverance and the American Dream. In spite of his criminal activities, the book portrays Gatsby as much more than a thug, an individual stopping at nothing to obtain his dream....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby]

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Aspirations And Greatness : F. Scott Fitzgerald 's ' The Great Gatsby '

- Aspirations and Greatness; The Case of Gatsby Dedication and tenacity are examples of traits that achieve a societal label for the amount of effort shown towards attaining goals and dreams. Through his work, The Great Gatsby, F.Scott Fitzgerald uses the protagonist, Jay Gatsby, to demonstrate the American Dream and greatness. Gatsby is a mysterious character, commonly mistaken as a mere criminal; but actually he is a victim of his perseverance and the American Dream. In spite of his criminal activities, the book portrays Gatsby as much more than a thug, an individual stopping at nothing to obtain his dream....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby]

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Transformational Leaders Can Achieve Greater Performance By Stimulating Followers ' Beliefs And Aspirations

- Leadership is much involved with meaning and belief systems. Curtis et al. (2011) stated that “Transformational leaders can achieve greater performance by stimulating followers’ beliefs and aspirations. They can see the importance of organizational change, have a vision, and can marshal commitment to that vision to support the changes required” (p. 3). Leaders have attributed the leadership to particular skills, traits, and characteristics that belong to the individual. According to Kark & Shamir, (2002) transformational leaders exhibit four components: inspirational motivation, idealized influence, individualized consideration, and intellectual stimulation....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Goal, Ethical leadership]

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Diversity Fellowship Program : Tenacity, Intellectual Curiosity And My Aspirations

- There are a variety of unique traits and qualities that I have, which I believe will enhance the diversity fellowship program: tenacity, intellectual curiosity and my aspirations to succeed. Who I am today is the product of my diverse identity. These qualities have given me the resolve to pursue a better future for myself. Academics have always been an experience for me. I would always start the semester with a positive attitude, determined in making strides, constantly telling myself that this will be the semester I’d bounce back....   [tags: Learning, High school]

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An Analysis of Harlem a Poem by Langston Hughes

- Dreams are aspirations that people hope to achieve in their lifetime. They are a motive that drives lives to accomplish goals. When trying to achieve these goals, people can do anything. However, what happens when a dream is deferred. A dream cast aside can frustrate a person in the deepest way. It tends to permeate their thoughts and becomes an unshakable burden. In the poem “Harlem,” Langston Hughes, through literary technique, raises strong themes through a short amount of language. The poem begins with a question: "What happens to a dream deferred?” The speaker of the poem at this point is unnamed....   [tags: dreams, aspirations, goals]

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My Education Is the Hope to Achieve My Career Goal

- “Education should consist of a series of enchantments, each raising the individual to a higher level of awareness, understanding and kinship with all living things.” It is this maxim that urged me to think higher. Education is the only hope for a person to achieve his career goals. This is what I feel about education, especially about American Education. I want to attain the highest level of education and transcend horizons in the chosen field. I have been a keen observer and am well known for probing new avenues, always enthusiastic and ready with a chain of questions....   [tags: knowledge, theoretical, aspirations]

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Symbol and Irony in The Awakening by Kate Chopin

- “The Awakening” Symbolism, Irony In Kate Chopin's short story “The Awakening”, the voice of the story portrays a woman with sexual aspirations, and moral female social rules in search for independence and self discovery. The story is based on the 19th century woman. During this time women barely had any freedom, were not recognized within the society and had no choice but to me submissive to their husbands. The main character of the story named Edna is portrayed to be a happy woman because she has everything; a wealthy, attentive husband, and two children....   [tags: sexual aspirations, social rules]

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Five Reasons Not to Postpone College

- ... Receiving your college education is going to be hard enough, having to work around all of your other commitments is just going to make your education plans so much harder to obtain. You won’t attend college with your peers. “Take enough time off from school and you may find yourself much older than your fellow classmates” (The Disadvantages of Postponing College). Not only are you in a classroom once again trying to figure out a routine for being in school, you are the oldest person in class....   [tags: responsibilities, routines, aspirations]

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Pip's Aspirations in Charles Dickens' Great Expectations

- Pip's Aspirations in Charles Dickens' Great Expectations         Through Great Expectations, Dickens explores the different notions of gentility in the nineteenth century and the implications of upward mobility on the lower class. One of the most radical aspects of the industrial revolution on the everyday life of nineteenth-century England was the effect on the social structure. Prior to the nineteenth century, social stratification was rigid and did not allow individuals to move from one group to another....   [tags: Great Expectations Essays]

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Effects of the Educational Level/Status of Parents on their Children

- What effect does the educational level/status of parents have on the post-high school graduation aspirations of their children. The hypothesis is that the educational status of parents does affect their children’s post-high school aspirations. The purpose of this study is to determine whether the educational status of parents impacts the educational/work choices/future aspirations of their children. The assumptions of this study are that students whose parents have achieved a higher level of education will have higher aspirations for their own future....   [tags: post high school, educational aspirations]

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Reported Career Aspirations for Children With IEPs by Parents in STEM Focused and Non-STEM Focused Academic Environments

- There is evidence that career decision making has its roots in early childhood and continues throughout the lifetime (Magnuson & Starr, 2000; Trice, 1991; Trice & McClellan, 1994). The results of this study indicate that by fifth grade, and sometimes as early as first grade, children are able to rationally examine how realistic their career aspirations are, as shown by Auger et al.,(2005). As a result more researchers are focusing on the beginnings of career exploration among elementary-aged children (Auger, Blackhurst, & Wahl, 2005, Trice, Hughes, Odom, Woods, & McClellan, 1995; Trice & King, 1991; Walls, 2000; Wright et al., 1995)....   [tags: Research Analysis ]

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Success of a Family: Aspirations & Motives of the Younger Family in Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun

- Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun revolves around a short but difficult period in the lives of the Younger family. Each family member has dreams of a higher quality of life; free from the pressures of poverty and the literal confines of an outgrown and decrepit apartment. Ultimately, the ambitions of each Younger are inspired by dreams of a better life for the family as a whole. Though each Younger approaches this goal differently, they each desire to rise above their current position in the “rat trap” of society into a better, more respectable, life (964)....   [tags: Theatre]

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Aspirations to be a Top Forensic Scientist

- My career goal is to aspire to become one of the top Forensic Scientist in the country, and eventually become an International Baccalaureate Chemistry teacher. I developed my career off of my passion of science and math with the need capitalize on my capabilities and explore the nature of the world and be able to share my knowledge with the younger generation. For each payment, I have received I saved 50% of it towards a college savings bank account, 25% towards personal expenses, such as clothes, movies, sports etc, and the last 25% always goes towards helping helping out my mother with house expenses, though she does not approve but still appreciates and is grateful for, I contribute to he...   [tags: chemistry, intellectual, math]

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Childhood Aspirations

- The very first documented beauty pageant dates clear back to Paris of Troy. He had to choose between three beauties for a wife. He chose Helen, the daughter of Zeus and Leda. If there would have been titles back then like there are today then Helen would have been named Miss World. America didn’t start holding beauty pageants until the early 1920’s. They were originally a gimmick to keep tourists in town after the summer months. This was the birth of Miss America. The contest was held each year in Atlantic City and each year the number of contestants grew....   [tags: Child Psychology ]

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Nationalism in Malaysia

- Introduction Nationalism can be defined as sprit or aspirations common to the whole of a nation, also someone that devote and loyalty to own country.Nationalism is a form of love toward your country, this form of love has been trained since young the honour being one of your country, willing to do anything include risking your own life to protect the it and people of the country from any harm as an act of loyalty to the country, for example, the heroes that risk their lives to save this country....   [tags: National Aspirations, Malaysia, Culture, Country]

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The Nonfulfillment of New Haven’s Aspirations

- Between the early to mid 1600’s, British outcasts had begun to venture out to North America to seek religious freedom. However, many of these settlers weren’t making the perilous voyage across the Atlantic for solely religious reasons. The colony of New Haven was an organized settlement that was both religiously and economically inclined. However, despite their unity and good work ethic, the colony was unable to achieve much significance by the turn of the century. Ever since the colonists arrived in New Haven, they encountered many difficulties that at first thwarted them from creating a thriving economy, and eventually shattered what hopes they had of creating the strong and influential ha...   [tags: New Haven, Davenport, puritans]

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Tax Reform

- Tax reform has undergone much debate in the political stratosphere recently. The tax system has been stigmatized because of a multitude of reasons that include corruption. Additionally, tax reform is a very complex issue. In addition, there has been an abundance of negotiations in Congress to pass some type of tax reform. Despite these talks, actual action has remained stagnant. This topic clearly reflects the collective action principle and the policy principle due to failed tax reform negotiations and the outcomes of various legislation....   [tags: Institutional Procedures, Personal Aspirations]

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My Goals And Aspirations

- It is sad how my expectations have gone down with every year of high school, but I guess that is just what the real world is all about. I started my freshman year out talking about wanting to be a doctor or a scientist or a millionaire. I am about to leave high school not having a clue on what I want to do with my life. I has been hard to observe my grades going from practically straight A's as a freshman to the sad state of nearly having my credits denied this senior year. But now that I know that one has to face the responsibilities for every decision one makes, I might be ready to make some smart ones.No, I do not think that I can become a brain surgeon or a world-renowned scientist or,...   [tags: essays research papers]

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The ACT's of College

- My life has changed since I decided to pursue my bachelor’s degree in U.S. I know the four years in U.S.; those experiences will bring me up to another stage in my life. Yet, I also know that I will face many obstacles over those four years. As an international student who is studying aboard, the life is not easy. I need to leave my family in China, and come to a completely unfamiliar country. Meanwhile, I need to challenge myself to adopt the more competitive academic environment. I think I need to study even harder in order to be successful....   [tags: Goals/Aspirations]

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A Necessary Vision

- Every successful manager today must have had dreams for his or her future. The world’s billionaires like Michael Dell of Dell Corporation; Bill Gates of Microsoft, Oprah Winfrey and a host of others had dreams for their future and I can say they are accomplished individuals. The motive behind the workshop was to enable us understand how to create a vision, its purpose and its connection to business management and was handled by Ms. Melba Nicholson. She made us understand that as future managers, we should be able to determine our terminal values and apply our instrumental values in that direction....   [tags: Personal Aspirations]

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Seize the Day -- Don't Surrender It

- Every single person was put on the Earth to do something great. However, just because anyone can do something great, does not mean that everyone will, unless they take a risk. “Carpe Diem” or “seize the day” is a way of telling humanity that without taking a chance, there is no hope of achieving what we want, and it is only recently that I began to realize just how much truth “seize the day” can express. Before attending high school, I acted nonexistent, and it was not until I had wasted two years of my life that I came to my senses....   [tags: Personal Experience/Aspirations]

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My Career Aspiration For Public Health

- The Schulich Interfaculty MPH Program emphasizes public health leadership, policy and sustainability. What are your career aspirations in public health and how will our MPH facilitate these aspirations. The resilience of human spirit has always awed and inspired me. This was especially true of the single mothers struggling with post-partum depression that I visited on a weekly basis as a part of a public health program. I quickly realized that each of them had an interesting story to tell, and a need for personal interaction and compassion....   [tags: Public health, Health, Health care]

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Globalization Is Not An Aspiration

- “Today globalization is not an aspiration: it’s a reality. Only sixty years separate us from an attitude in academia that today feels risible in its narrow and parochial focus. We historians strive to constantly update and broaden our expertise to keep our focus on the vast varieties of human experience.” (Bacon 2013). Globalization has angles that argue that it is a good thing. To illustrate, job opportunities open up to individuals in developing countries, and private corporations, and open markets are providing enhanced goods and services....   [tags: Developing country, World Bank, Poverty]

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To Give is to Recieve in Gift of the Magi, by O. Henry

- Think about the last time that you opened a present that had been given to you by someone you love. Did you take a moment to think about what they might have gone through just to give you that one perfect gift. The giver may have sacrificed something very dear to their heart to give you that small token. In Gift of the Magi, by O. Henry, a young couple who is in desperate financial struggle sells their most prized possessions to purchase gifts for each other. O. Henry teaches the valuable lesson that sometimes in order to give a well thought out gift we may be required to sacrifice our time, possessions, or self aspirations....   [tags: scrapbook, aspiration, possession]

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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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Dream On by Steven Tyler

- ... Dream on"). Becoming a musician has always been Steven Tyler’s ambition. Looking up to his own father, he has lived among music since he was a kid. The lyrics from “Dream On”, “half my life’s in book’s written pages” refer to this idea ("Aerosmith-Dream On"). Most of his life has been spent on writing down music and lyrics based on his aspirations and his own life’s experiences. Similarly, when he wrote his song “Dream On”, he must have been writing about his own goals and dreams to be a well-known singer....   [tags: song, aspiration, desires, hopes]

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gatlove Money, Love, and Aspiration in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby

- Money, Love, and Aspiration in The Great Gatsby How do the members of such a rootless, mobile, indifferent society acquire a sense of who they are. Most of them don't. The Great Gatsby presents large numbers of them as comic, disembodied names of guests at dinner parties: the Chromes, the Backhyssons, and the Dennickers. Some, of course, have some measure of fame, but even Jordan Baker's reputation does not do much for her other than get her entrée to more parties. A very few, such as Gatsby, stand out by their wealth; his hospitality secures him a hold on many peoples' memories, but Fitzgerald is quick to point up the emptiness of this, [...] In this connection, Fitzgerald's insistenc...   [tags: Great Gatsby Essays]

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Sportsmanship Is An Aspiration Or Ethos

- True Sportsmanship Sportsmanship is an aspiration or ethos that a sport or activity will be enjoyed for its own sake with proper fairness, ethics, respect, and a sense of fellowship with the competitors. A "sore loser" refers to one who does not take getting defeated well, who gets their emotions to the better of them. Where as a "good sportsmanship" means being a "respected winner" or being a "respected loser" which causes a less likely chance of fighting with other teammates or opponents. In general, sportsmanship refers to showing a high moral standards such as fairness, self-control, courage, and has been associated with interpersonal concepts of treating others and being treated fairly...   [tags: Football, Association football]

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My Aspiration Of Academic Success

- Include a typed personal statement (not to exceed 500 words) arguing why you, the applicant, should be considered for this scholarship and state why you are interested in your chosen career. Be attentive to coherent sentence and paragraph structure together with the mechanics of spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Each applicant’s essay is weighed heavily to the extent that it reflects the I am currently a junior majoring in Biochemistry and minor in Spanish where I plan to further my education to become a Clinical Pharmacy....   [tags: Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical drug]

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Meconium Aspiration Syndrome

- During a severe blizzard, a 25 year-old Caucasian woman named Linda arrives at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA after being in labor for over thirty hours at home. Being only 28 weeks pregnant, she was hoping that her contractions would be able to be stopped. Unfortunately the delivery was not able to be interrupted and she delivered a premature baby boy named David at 28 weeks gestation; weighing only 1400 grams. Due to the difficult labor, and baby David being a Frank breech, David was delivered via caesarian section....   [tags: premature babies, breathing, health]

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A Great Strategy Is More Than An Aspiration

- Every entrepreneur and business owner have the same dreams to own successful businesses, revolutionize the marketplaces, and develop high quality life for each generation. Leaders are trailblazers in their companies and no one know the internal structure and company current situations like they do; therefore, they have responsibility to think deeper for their companies’ strategies. As Cynthia Montgomery illustrates in the book, The Strategist, “A great strategy is more than an aspiration, more than a dream: It’s a system of value creation, a set of mutually reinforcing parts....   [tags: Customer service, Customer, Alliance Boots]

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My Career Aspiration Of Becoming An Educator

- Statement of Purpose My career aspiration of becoming an educator didn’t grow overnight. I went to college for a pre-business degree in hopes of being the next “hot shot” in the Financial District of San Francisco. However, instead of focusing my time on business courses, I always found myself volunteering at the local elementary school or divulging myself in my Education courses. I realized I had a passion for education at that point as I was actually earning way better grades in Education courses than my major courses....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, Student]

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Lego 's Mission, Aspiration And Values

- I. Introduction 1. LEGO 's brief history LEGO is actually an abbreviation of Danish word “LEg GOdt”, which translates to “play well” in english, which is their primary motive. Founded in 1932 by Kirk Kristiansen in his small wooden craftsman cabin, LEGO was born. In 1949 the creation of the binding bricks, which we commonly know today as LEGO’s, was made and mass produced through their plastic moulding machine. Now about 80 years later, the company has noticeably progressed. LEGO products are now sold in over 140 countries and LEGO movies and shows are available....   [tags: Lego, Lego Group, Billund, Denmark]

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Explaining My Aspiration to Study Politics

- ... 14 Also, through studying the topic of pressure groups in my first AS module, I was able to 15 broaden my knowledge on how to be politically active and later joined the youth branch of the 16 Liberal Democrat party. Since then, I have attended a winter party conference which involved 17 me debating and proposing policy motions for the party manifesto, as well as campaigning and a 18 guided tour of the Welsh Assembly from the Welsh Liberal Democrat leader, Kirsty Williams....   [tags: career choices, opportunities]

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My Aspiration For My Future Legal Career

- My chosen career: My aspiration for my future legal career is to become a solicitor. This is despite the competition and entry difficulties this sector is known for, which I will address later on. In a practical sense there are two entry routes, which is either through the LPC (1 year course) and then a 2-year training contract or Cilex fast track and 3 years qualifying employment . The Cilex route is to become a legal executive rather than a solicitor. However, the job description of the two is similar and it is possible to transfer ....   [tags: Better, Improve, Skill, Solicitor]

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Freedom, Unity and Aspiration for a Classless Society in J.O. Francis' Birds of a Feather

- Introduction: The time of writing and performance of the one act comedy, Birds of a Feather by J.O. Francis, act as an effective background behind creation of this drama. The first performance of the play was provided by the Welsh Society on 2nd March 1923 at the London School of Economics (Francis 106). Almost a century prior to this time industrial revolution occurred in the English society, introducing drastic changes at different levels of the English socio-cultural aspects. Effects of these changes were not so strikingly realized till inception of the 20th century....   [tags: birds of a feather]

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The Matter of Life or Death: The Medical Side Effects of Abortions

- The Matter of Life or Death: The Medical Side Effects of Abortions The United States government has a difficult time with coming to an agreement on whether to ban abortions, or keep them. Although the United States is about freedom and the people, the government should be more concerned about the health of its nation. According to the Stedman’s Medical Dictionary, an abortion is “Expulsion from the uterus of an embryo or fetus before viability (20 weeks’ gestation [18 weeks after fertilization] or fetal weight less than 500 g)” (Williams and Wilkins)....   [tags: embryo, fetus, suction aspiration]

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Should Abortion Be Legal?

- Abortion is one of the many issues that are happening every day, every second in the current world. It’s defined as “the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy” (Dictionary.refernce). This definition shows the terminology behind abortion and why most people are brutally against this health issue because abortion reduces fertility towards woman, abortion can lead a women towards mentally restricted and distress, abortion causes a serious health condition towards women’s, and society judges women abortion, which leads women’s to thoughts of suicide or suicide for their loss of their baby....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Vacuum aspiration]

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Abortion Is Humane And If It Should Be Legal

- 40 years ago, the Supreme Court essentially invented the right to perform abortions legally. Since then, there has been countless hot debates about whether abortion is humane and if it should be legal anymore. Just recently in the GOP debate, Carly Fiorina, an American Republican politician from Austin, Texas, gave her opinion on the topics of the situation in Iraq and Planned Parenthood. Fiorina gives the statement, “One has something to do with the defense of the security of this nation, and the other has something to do with the defense of the character of this nation”....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Vacuum aspiration, Fetus]

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Different Types Of Benign Breast

- The breast is a muscle connected to the chest wall made up of fatty tissues containing milk-forming glands that drain into the breast ducts during breast-feeding, and then leave the ducts through the nipple (Newson et al). These glands can decrease or increase in number and size. Breast lumps or cysts can form in various tissues or components that make up the breast. The English diction cyst comes from the Ancient Greek word kystis, meaning “bladder” or “pouch”. A cyst is an organ or cavity containing a liquid, semisolid or gaseous secretion....   [tags: Breast cancer, Breast, Needle aspiration biopsy]

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Alcoholism: A Community’s Fear, but an Individual Aspiration

- The power to be able to fall into a trance where reality and emotions are destroyed seems attractive to minority communities. Substances such as alcohol and drugs are a popular tool abused by young teens and adults since these materials are the easiest to possess. However, using a substance to fall into the trance will only be harmful to the individual and their community. This is true for the reason that, Sherman Alexie, a Native American writer, experiences numerous sorrows from alcohol in his life in the reservation and outside of the reservation....   [tags: Substance Abuse, Alcohol, Addiction, Young Adults]

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The Issue Of Abortion And Abortion

- Abortion is one of the most controversial and most debated about topics in our society and media today. It is “The induced termination of pregnancy, which is usually legal only before the fetus is viable.” There are two different types of abortion which are induced and spontaneous abortions. Induced abortion is done surgically by an abortionist and spontaneous abortion is when the mothers body rejects the embryo in the womb. Abortion allows women to put an end to their pregnancy, for what ever reason that may be, but at the cost of killing the undeveloped “baby” that was in the womb....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Vacuum aspiration]

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The Appointment For My Abortion Procedure

- “In making the appointment for my abortion procedure, I must have known there was something fundamentally wrong with the whole thing, because I did not use my real name”(Marilyn) If you have to use a fake name then you know something is wrong with what you are doing. “I remember having to ask the attendant to please hold my hand during the abortion procedure because it was painful and I was afraid” (Marilyn). She had no idea how emotional the experience would be in the end. “I had a shameful feeling......   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Vacuum aspiration]

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Aspirational Fitness Goers: Nike Brand

- 1.0 Introduction The subculture chosen for this report is; Aspirational Fitness Goers. In further detail this subculture is derived from a broader cultural group of Fitness. From here this culture is spilt up into many degrees of ‘Fitness’. Aspirational Fitness Goers are those people, mainly young women, that aspire to the idea of being fit and healthy, however; require a high degree of ongoing motivation and reminders that this end goal of being fit is attainable. This subculture consumes large amounts of time on leisure activities such as watching television and exploring the internet....   [tags: subcultures, advertisement analysis]

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The Effects of Girls Chaging Priorities on Their Educational Achievement from a Liberal Feminist Perspective

- The Effects of Girls Chaging Priorities on Their Educational Achievement from a Liberal Feminist Perspective Hypothesis Using a liberal feminist perspective, I am going to investigate the effects of girls changing priorities on their educational achievement, from wanting a marriage and children to a career and independence. Employing the work of Sharpe and Wilkinson, I will test the hypothesis: ‘the improved educational performance of girls has been greatly influenced by higher career aspirations.’ This area of research interests me because I know females whose aspirations have changed over time, and I am interested as to what caused this change....   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis Of Elizabeth Browning 's ' The Great Gatsby '

- Both Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby (1924) and Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s (EBB) Sonnets from the Portuguese (1846) explore the concept of human aspirations; dealing with aspects of the desire to be loved, spiritual and physical fulfillment and disillusionment against mortality. These elements establish and affect the identities of individuals against different social contexts. Although The Great Gatsby develops a pessimistic and cynical viewpoint regarding to the nature of human aspirations which impacts our identity; Elizabeth Browning’s Sonnets juxtaposingly expose a more idealistic and optimistic side of aspirations where it is something that people can approach with sincerity and...   [tags: Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Love]

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Education For Sustainability And Sustainable Business Practice

- : According to the Ministry of Education they has identified that sustainability is a critical issue for New Zealand – environmentally, economically, culturally, politically, and socially. They said we need to learn how to live smarter to reduce our impact on the environment so that our natural resources will be around for future generations. Otago Polytechnic is committed to responding to this call as well as the New Zealand government’s vision for our environment to be a clean, healthy and unique environment, sustaining nature and people 's needs and aspiration....   [tags: Sustainability, Natural environment]

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The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- Dreams are goals in life where people aspire to execute their passionate desire to an extent where it motivates them, allowing many to grasp their objectives (Dictionary). However, the dream can consume someone’s thoughts and acts, altering their persona. The nature of each protagonist in the novel, The Great Gatsby by Scott Fitzgerald, and in the film American Gangster by Ridley Scott, were very similar due to the fact that their dreams destroyed their character. The protagonist in The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby, first aspired to become a rich man....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby]

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Research on Women of Color

- Overarching research on women of color (African American, Native American, Latina/Hispanic, Pacific Islander American, and Asian American) and the impact of racism and sexism as interrelated constructs on their academic aspirations is limited. A few scholarly pieces that explore racism and sexism as intersecting constructs, primarily focus on understanding the relationship between these isms and the mental health of women of color (DeBlaere & Bertsch, 2013; DeBlaere, Brewster, Bertsch, DeCarlo, Kegel, & Presseau, 2013;Martin, Boadi, Fernandes,Watt, & Robinson-Wood, 2013).More specifically, extant literature suggests one of the major consequences women of color experience in relation to racis...   [tags: discrimination, racism, sexism]

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Correlation Between Happiness and Money

- Introduction Happiness seems like a very complex issue, encompassed of individual and cultural differences. Therefore, attempting to acquire data to analyze it can formulate a difficult analysis. However, the question arises, is there a relationship between happiness and money. The basic understanding of not having money to cover basic needs causes a great amount of stress. Conversely, once basic needs are met, how does money affect pleasure. Another question arises, is there a magic income that maximizes happiness....   [tags: Individual Differences, Cultural Differences]

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Improving the Educational System

- Improving the Educational System Teachers are committed to challenging all students to succeed, whatever their abilities, interests, social and cultural background, gender, prior attainment or aspirations. As future teachers, we need to know the aspects of society, so that we can ensure that each one of our students is successful and achieves his or her potential through the education provided. In this paper, I will be using the articles from the Social Class/Race and School Finance section of the class to evaluate the effects of social stratification, cultural capital, and social reproduction, school financing, and school environment....   [tags: Education Teaching Learning School Essays]

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The American Dream Holds The Realm Of Individual Preference

- MacLeod holds that aspirations pertain to the realm of individual preference as to what activities they should apply themselves to, based on their strengths and desires; expectations are a product of said individual analyzing the bounds placed on them by environment in which they live and, based on that, building an image of what they can really engage in based on said bounds. Expectations are tamed, quiet and sometimes despondent reflections of aspirations, as the two rarely coincide. The American dream holds the two are one and the same, but as MacLeod points out in this excerpt, this is woefully untrue for at least the lowest part of the social strata; I would add it 's not possible for m...   [tags: Education, High school, Higher education]

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Wit by Margaret Edson

- Patients and doctors have one major thing in common, sickness. The patients have the illness and the doctors treat the illness as necessary. In this instance, Vivian Bearing is the patient while the two research doctors treating her are Harvey Kelekian and Jason Posner. Each individual has their own needs, aspirations and goals to associate with in the play W;t, written by Margaret Edson. Because individuals are just that, individuals, each of these traits may either coincide or conflict with another character....   [tags: play analysis, doctor-patient relationship]

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Poverty Is An Issue Of Poverty

- Poverty is an issue that continues to face many students in our educational system. Poverty affects a child’s ability to do well and thrive in school. More specifically, poverty create barriers and stigmatized children living in poverty. As educators we provide a disservice to students affected by poverty when we expect less from them. It is crucial that we have the same expectations for all students and remove any barriers that lead to underachievement. Improving Poverty in Education Murnane (2007) states that children living in poverty tend to be located in low performing schools and staffed with unqualified teachers....   [tags: Education, High school, Poverty, School]

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Imprisonment of Personal Freedom

- Imprisonment is defined as placing a certain entity into forcible detention. With Hester Prynne and Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale in ‘The Scarlet Letter’ by Nathaniel Hawthorne and, the servants and daughters of Bernarda in ‘The House of Bernarda Alba’ by Federico Garcia Lorca, there is a constant dwelling around the collision between the pursuit of personal freedom and the imprisonment that subdues the characters’ lives. Moreover, Hester and Dimmesdale are imprisoned by the consequences of their own actions, an adulterous affair; whereas the residents of the Albas’ household are confined involuntarily, due to Bernarda’s crave for power and high social stature....   [tags: Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter]

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The Role of Education in Society as Discussed by Emile Durkheim, Pierre Bourdieu, and John W. Meyer

- Theorists have long discussed the value of education in society as evidenced by the writings of Emile Durkheim, Pierre Bourdieu, and more recently John W. Meyer. Emile Durkheim believed in the theory of structural functionalism and its ability to provide social order. Durkheim felt institutions were a social fact that made the machine of society work in an orderly fashion. Education, being an institution has a standard set of rules accepted by individuals. Schools provide social groups, making the individual part of a larger cohesive collective society that provides the individual with a social network....   [tags: Education, learning]

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My Participation in the ASB to Raise School Spirit at Homecoming

- ... I had to create a united front with the administration, ASB Director and the ASB Executive Council. We had meetings and spent copious hours planning Homecoming. Overcoming complacency in my executive council was one challenge I faced as I created problem solving dialogues with the members. Finally a viable plan was constructed, only to have our superintendent "shut it down" with homecoming just two weeks away. New plans were initiated then finally approved. Consequentially, Homecoming week was filled with a dynamic and energetic pep rally that included our cheerleaders,football players and the entire student body....   [tags: college entrance essay]

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The Effects Of Social Media On Young Adult Users

- instances of self-image as a pre-cursors to general deviance and aggressive behaviors (Barlow, 1991). While O’Keefe & Clarke-Pearson studied the effects of social media on children, Schau, & Gilly (2003) chronicled the social effects of the internet on young adult users. The researchers believed that extended consequences of social media on adults effected Firestone’s critical inner voice (Schau, & Gilly 2003). Schau and Gilly believed that social media skewed the dynamic that exists as a negative filter through which to view our life and decisions we make (Schau, & Gilly 2003)....   [tags: Sociology, Facebook, Social control theory]

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The Orwell 's Hamlet And Three Day Road

- The Aspiration of Killing in Hamlet and Three Day Road The mental determination in Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Joseph Boyden’s Three Day Road is almost inspirational. The characters of Elijah and Hamlet in these pieces of literature powerfully portray the control that an individual’s obsession has over him. Ultimately, the madness that develops alongside this dedication becomes their greatest strength and their greatest weakness. There is a common theme of death between these two pieces of literature....   [tags: Characters in Hamlet, Gertrude, Hamlet, KILL]

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An Emphasis on Black Youth in America, Kojo A.Dei,in's book ‘Ties That Bind: Youth and Drugs in a Black Community

- ... Not to his surprise, Macleod finds the Hangers eight years later undereducated, imprisoned, unemployed, and resistant to a system or societal structure they see no future in”. Thus, in comparison to the “seven Brothers, who are black except for one person and also reside in Clarendon Heights, refuse to submit to the Hangers lifestyle in the hope that hard work will pay off in the form of economic opportunity. In agreement with the “achievement ideology” the Brothers look to excel in school and sports and are compliant with the structure and ideals of dominant society by “accommodating themselves to accepted standards of behavior and striving to fulfill socially approved roles” (p....   [tags: crime, relationhips, juvenile delinquency]

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Emily Bronte and D.H Lawrence's Exploration of Social Class

- Social class plays a very significant part in my core text, ‘Wuthering Heights’ and also my partner text , ‘Sons and Lovers’ because it helps the reader determine a sense of character and plays a massive part in the reader finding the true depth of a character. Social class in both novels is determined by location and the origin of the characters, as in ‘Wuthering Heights’ we see that Heathcliff is considered as abnormal and known as having a lower social class because of the uncertainty of his origin....   [tags: Emily Bronte, D.H Lawrence, Social Class, classism]

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The Transition of whether to Pursue Post-Secondary Education

- The description “seeing the general in the particular” was referenced by Peter Berger for the concept of the sociological perspective. To elaborate, he meant that the specific and individualistic patterns that occur in society can be broadened and expanded on to be seen in general. Applying this to real life instances, almost everything in our life can be seen in this view. For example, many students go through the transition of whether to pursue post-secondary education—college or university—or not....   [tags: sociology, social work, career goals]

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Death Of A Salesman By Arthur Miller

- Almost all texts have a hero in them. Many texts also have a tragic hero. Aristotle had is own ideas about tragedies and tragic heros. Gerald Else tells us that Aristotle believed a tragedy should depict, “the downfall of a noble hero or heroine, usually through some combination of hubris, fate, and the will of the gods.” William Shakespeare is very famous for his tragedies and tragic heroes in many of his plays. Another play writer that is famous for his use of tragic heroes would be Arthur Miller....   [tags: Tragic hero, Tragedy, Suicide, Poetics]

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Majoring In Success by Patrick Combs

- Patrick Combs’ book, Major in Success is a very useful guide for college students and young adults that are interested in furthering their careers and futures. Comb stresses the importance of extraordinary drive and how it can lead to greatness. I found this book very useful because Comb focuses his book around four ways that students can follow to become successful after college that we also focused on in class as well. Comb argues the idea that one must find their passions in order to become successful by stressing that: it is important to admit one’s interests to find out what they like to do, it is beneficial to find one’s true aspirations so that they can narrow down their interests, i...   [tags: book review]

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Russia 's Long Term Imperial Rule

- In order for a great leader to succeed, he/she must recognize the aspirations of his/her people and maintain an efficient government. Leaders who do not achieve those will most likely to rule poorly and often lead to the destruction of their regimes. Their failures as leaders cause great chaos in society that either pleased or benefited the people. During the early 18th century, Tsar Nicholas II, took reign and caused chronic discontent brewing throughout Russia. His actions were seen as obstinate such as his managements of society and economy....   [tags: Russia, Russian Empire, Saint Petersburg]

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Designing New Types Of Nail Polish

- In the winter of 2009, I was introduced to engineering for the first time. Two female chemical engineering students from MIT came to speak to us girls about what chemical engineering is and why women should pursue the STEM field. At that time, I was already interested in becoming a chemist when I grew up, so the shift between chemistry and chemical engineering wasn’t much of a change when I changed my career plans that day. I planned on designing new types of nail polish, having a high salary, and eventually becoming a chemical engineering professor....   [tags: Engineering, Chemistry, Academic degree]

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Application Of Three Career Development

- This paper will endeavor to discuss the premise, merits, and practical application of three career development theories in a comprehensive career development program to be implemented in a public school district. Holland’s Theory of Vocational Choice Holland’s Theory of Vocational Choice falls into the positivist category of career theories. The Theory of Vocational Choice is the best known and most widely researched career choice theory and is used by most career counselors. This theory can be easily summarized as, “Choosing a career that fits one’s personality type, has that person working with like-minded individuals, and is in a positive work environment will result in higher wor...   [tags: Personality psychology, Learning]

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