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Engineering And Engineering As An Undergraduate At Ucla

- I am applying for a Masters in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in Solid Mechanics to expand on my study of and experience with materials. I have thoroughly enjoyed studying Materials Science and Engineering as an undergraduate at UCLA. I now look forward to moving into graduate study in a field of engineering with a related, but different perspective. Materials Science and Engineering has allowed me to explore both materials and other fields within engineering, contributing to my strong interest in combining my study of Materials Science and Engineering with Mechanical Engineering....   [tags: Engineering, Mechanical engineering]

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Benefits Of Studying An Undergraduate Degree

- What are the advantages to studying an undergraduate degree and how do you think the successful completion of your degree will help you in your life. By studying an undergraduate degree, it will allow me to stand out from the rest of the people that don’t have education up to degree level and this would help when applying for jobs. This would show employers that I have more to offer to the business as I would have a degree and hands on experience, but this is only if I have done a placement year....   [tags: Learning, Higher education, Academic degree]

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Statement of Purpose for Undergraduate Program

- “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing” – Albert Einstein From my childhood, I developed an inquisitive nature which helped me to improve my knowledge. Even when a few of my teachers discouraged me from asking too many questions, I had always been persistent in quenching my curiosity. I believe in the age-old adage that a person who is curious enough to dig deep, is always the one who achieves success. I would like to share an incident which could shed light on my curios nature - One of my good friends in high school showed the sophistication with which the “Big Dog”, a robot intended for carrying heavy loads on field, was designed....   [tags: robotics, big dog, electronics]

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The Course Of My Undergraduate Career

- Over the course of my undergraduate career, I had many opportunities to participate in a wide variety of activities. During my freshman year, I volunteered as a tutor at the Door, a drop-in center in SoHo for disadvantaged teens and young adults. As a tutor, I worked with students preparing to enter GED programs or those already enrolled in GED programs, to solidify their academic skills and help them earn their high school equivalency. Growing up in a fairly affluent suburban town, I rarely witnessed the effects of inequity....   [tags: High school, College, Emergency medical technician]

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Teaching At An Undergraduate Jesuit Institution

- Studying at an undergraduate Jesuit institution propelled my desire to become a person for others by standing in solidarity with them and employing justice in my actions. By visiting nearly every continent, I have observed countless global discrepancies in healthcare, which has reinforced my desire to assist underserved communities. In particular, my frequent trips to India have revealed numerous health concerns, such as a severe shortage of physicians and a hospital system that lacks the modern amenities necessary to save and improve human lives....   [tags: Medicine, Healthcare, Health economics]

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The Importance of Undergraduate Research

- “A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people (Pantana 237),” the words from Will Rogers, one of the world’s best-known celebrities in the 1920s and 1930s, popped up in my mind once I received an invitation to become a member of Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society or also known as Tri-Beta Society. As a new person in research field who thirst for knowledge and experience, this window of opportunity overwhelmed me with queries regarding its benefits and effectiveness to the members of society....   [tags: education, human knowlege]

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High School And Undergraduate Years

- Throughout my high school and undergraduate years I was blessed with several opportunities to travel abroad on mission trips to extremely underprivileged areas such as villages in Africa and Nicaragua. Going to Africa and seeing the children walk around with no shoes, and living in mud homes only the size of my family room was extremely eye opening. A family who has nothing but disease, heartache, and hunger consuming their lives is what bothers me the most. It brings me joy when I see healthy families spending time together and keeping that close bond no matter what the age of the children....   [tags: Social work, Sociology, Psychotherapy]

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The Recall Of Undergraduate Students

- Students are often challenged with multitasking in a classroom setting, such as taking notes, listening to a lecture, and interacting with their cell phones or laptops. As students are allocating their attention to multiple places at once, it is important that students still learn effectively. The purpose of this study is to understand how the recall of undergraduate students is being effected by this division of attention. Electronic devices, such as phones and laptops, are becoming an immense distraction in schools, and they appear to be negatively impacting learning (Carrier, Rosen, Cheever, & Lim, 2015)....   [tags: Learning, Educational psychology, Task]

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Smartphones And Academic Performance Of Undergraduate Students

- Smartphones have become popular because of the convenient features. Many young people have their own mobile phone and very dependent on it (Samaha, Hawi 2015, p.321). However, it also might causes students use smartphones frequently and affect their life which include academic performance. That may be a kind of excessive use of mobile phones. This report will discuss about the relationship between the overuse of smartphones and academic performance of undergraduate students. The focus will be on the negative impact which caused by smartphones addiction and the healthy problems it brings....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging]

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Usage Of Computer Technology For Undergraduate Students

- Sheri Carder, Rebecca Gatlin-Watts, and Mike Rubach sought to find differences as well as similarities in usage of computer technology for undergraduate students in Canada, Mexico, United States, Belgium, Finland, and Spain. Their study consisted of 1,134 combined students from Mexico, 254 from Canada, 100 from Finland, 50 from France, 57 from Belgium, and 43 from Spain The undergraduate students were requited through anonymous volunteer survey responses with most questions being close-ended “yes” or “no” responses....   [tags: Internet, Social network service]

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Application Of A Lawyer Is Defined As An Undergraduate Degree

- A lawyer is defined as, “a person whose profession is to represent clients in a court of law or to advise or act for clients in other legal matters.” (Dictionary.com). Practice of law, however, extends beyond simply the representation of clients in a court. Law offers many different opportunities to those who are persistent enough to carry on to law school, and beyond. To become a lawyer, one must complete at least three years of post-secondary education. An undergraduate degree is highly recommended....   [tags: Law, Lawyer, Juris Doctor, Doctorate]

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Personal Statement to Obtain an Undergraduate in Engineering

- ... I got this opportunity at the Summer School at IIT Gandhinagar (IIT-Gn), where I practically came up with a hardware prototype for the SCR firing circuit and implemented the single phase and three phase controlled and uncontrolled rectifiers. During this time at IIT-Gn, the area of electronic circuit design and analysis fascinated me as the simulations and practical implementation of the circuits went side by side. This experience at IIT-Gn also made me realize that practical implementation is always more challenging and a better learning experience than theoretical knowledge....   [tags: design, skills, learning, science]

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Design Critique : An Undergraduate Nursing Textbook

- Design Critique - Typography The textbook or printed instruction I chose to review is an undergraduate nursing textbook. I chose this type of book because I am most familiar with the subject and have read and studied from several different publishers while obtaining my nursing degree. The textbook is Medical-Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problem by Lewis, Dirksen, Heitkemper, and Bucher (2014). I found this book on amazon.com and am able to preview several pages. This textbook focuses on medical-surgical nursing which covers basic topics such as concepts of nursing to more complex issues such as fluid balances within the body, oxygenation and blood perfusion, and b...   [tags: Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing]

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General Education Requirements For Undergraduate Students

- Some faculty and administrators criticized that general education courses do not exceed holistic education requirement expectations and are instead seen as useless classes students take apart from a student’s core curriculum (Fuess & Mitchell, 2011). The concern that general education courses are an obstacle to complete in addition to student’s required courses is the reason why our task team has decided to completely reform the general education process for undergraduate students. The goal of our general education reform is to create a process that is focused on student outcomes (Fuess & Mitchell, 2011)....   [tags: Education, Curriculum, College, Liberal arts]

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Cultural Studies in the Undergraduate Program

- Cultural Studies in the Undergraduate Program Any discussion of cultural studies must begin with an attempt to define culture. I say attempt because the word 'culture' is so steeped in historical, psychological and political meanings and counter-meanings it has become, in the jargon of literary theory, overdetermined, i.e., so full of meaning it threatens to become meaningless. So instead I will begin with a statement about art which I think goes to the heart of our conceptions of culture. In 1973, Ray B....   [tags: Culture Cultural Pedagogy Education Essays]

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

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

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Personal Statement : College And Complete My Undergraduate Degree

- The decision to go back to school and complete my undergraduate degree was one that I did not arrive at on a whim. This decision was guided by many factors in my personal and professional life, as well reevaluating my personal growth and goals. While reevaluating these, it was important to address exactly what it was that prevented me from succeeding in the first place. Ultimately, I arrived to the conclusion that I lacked a plan, purpose, and direction. Placing no blame on anyone involved, it was developed that I lacked communication skills....   [tags: Bachelor's degree, Academic degree, Happiness]

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The Relationship Between Undergraduate Attendance And Performance It States

- In the beginning of every semester of school, everyone is buzzing with excitement and nervousness. The students are wondering if they will look alright and not make a fool of themselves. They also want to know who will be in their classes. In every class there will have many different students in them. But in every class there will be four types of students: no show, the I’m here, the here to learn, and the I’m going to ace the class. No show are those students that never show up other than on days of test or something important....   [tags: Education, Homework help service, Homework]

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The Field Of Science And Biology For My Undergraduate Studies

- The field of science has always been of particular appeal to me. The human body, how it works, and the different determinants that can affect one 's health or a community as a whole have always been intriguing to me and that 's why I pursued the study of science and biology for my undergraduate studies. Enrolling in college, my objective was to emerge with knowledge and experience that could both be beneficial to me, the community and on a larger scale the world that I live in. Through the several courses, volunteering work and research experience I came to realize that a career in healthcare was the best path for me to outreach my community and the world....   [tags: Health care, Health, Public health, Surgery]

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Undergraduate Psychology Students At Florida Atlantic University

- Undergraduate Psychology students (N=49) at Florida Atlantic University participated in the study. The Sample student consisted of Males: 9 Females: 40. The Mean age = 23.6; Standard Deviation = 4.3; with a range of 18-43. More than half of the students where Seniors: 33, while Sophomore: 1 Juniors: 15. Based on the questioner asked from the students before taking the Two Trails the demographics for Ethnicity are: European American/Caucasian: 8, African American: 7, Asian: 3, Hispanic/Latino: 20, Middle Eastern: 1 and Other: Bilingual Yes: 23 No: 26....   [tags: Statistics, Normal distribution, Completeness]

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Statement of Purpose for Undergraduate in Biomedical Imaging in the University of Turku

- LETTER OF MOTIVATION Every time I go to a hospital, I experience how enormous the contribution of engineering in medicine and healthcare is. Even more noteworthy is the potential of what engineering can make possible- making our lives healthier and safer. Biomedical Engineering has emerged as an independent discipline only recently. It offers a huge opportunity for research. It brings a new understanding and allows focusing on living systems so that contribution can be made to the improvement of healthcare and clinical applications....   [tags: engineering, health, clinical]

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My Undergraduate Gpa Does Not Reflect The Entire Education

- My undergraduate GPA does not reflect the entire education I received during my time at Columbia University. It was a seminal passage into the nexus between life and learning and I discovered many things about myself, my environment and balancing the two. Unfortunately, that balance wasn 't realized until nearly the end of graduation and I never truly was able to find my footing during my college career. I thought I escaped the systematic trappings of being a child of an 8th-grade educated abusive alcoholic poverty-stricken single mother, by working extremely hard in high school (top grades, varsity sports and multiple activities) and making it to an ivy-league institution where my "natural"...   [tags: High school, Secondary school, College]

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Becoming A Social Worker : Pursuing An Undergraduate Degree

- My passion to become a social worker began when I was pursuing an undergraduate degree. From a young age because of my compassion and empathetic nature, I knew that I wanted to work inside the human service field. I wanted to use my personal characteristics to improve individual’s lives. Social work was my calling because of the many different areas in the field that are all primarily focused on making a difference. I am interested in clinical social work, working with individuals and families....   [tags: Social work, Sociology, Social justice]

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Improving Undergraduate Education By Creating A Learner Centered Environment

- Book Review In this book Terry Doyle addresses the issue of improving undergraduate education by creating a learner-centered environment. The primary focus of the book is to reach the college and university faculty. The book is intended to give them guidance in how to get students to learn more and to learn it better. Part of the process to reach the faculty involves persuading the students that this learner-centered environment that gives them responsibility for their own learning is the best approach for success....   [tags: Learning, Skill, Education, Intelligence]

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Effects of Social Networking on Undergraduate Student’s Grades

- Introduction Social networking has made its way into American culture quickly and is more prevalent now than ever before. Many people have different views on the relevance and benefits of social networking, whether they are positive or negative standpoints. Nevertheless, social media and networking is a part of our American lifestyles as a whole. As a Computer Information Systems major and studying the foundations and composition of computer applications, I would like to research the effects that social networks have on underclassmen undergraduate students attending an Historically Black College or University....   [tags: psychological/sociological analysis]

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Undergraduate Education in Advertising

- Undergraduate Education in Advertising Next spring I will be receiving a bachelor of arts in journalism at the University of Arkansas from the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences. My focus in journalism is in advertising and public relations. Most schools separate the advertising and public relations departments and some schools even place them in the business school. My degree in the journalism department has benefited me because my education seems to be more well-rounded than most college degrees....   [tags: Major Advertising College Essays]

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Education Beyond Undergraduate

- Education Beyond Undergraduate Graduate or professional education is an often-debated topic for a large number of University seniors. Regardless of the undergraduate degree many students must decide whether to enter the job market or go to school for another couple of years. When these students are faced with this decision it is important to look at what they consider. Is it job satisfaction, future pay, or the mere fact that they want to spend a few more years in college. These issues are all very important to students in very different manners....   [tags: Masters Graduate School Essays]

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Undergraduate Education: Adapting to a New World

- Undergraduate Education: Adapting to a New World Since medieval times, undergraduate universities have provided the education necessary to fulfill the needs of societies in terms of a professional work force. After completing the liberal arts curriculum taught at medieval universities, students could go on to study medicine, law or theology; but these disciplines could take up to a decade of continuous studies. The students that didn’t want to pursue those degrees could find other lucrative careers that society demanded at the time....   [tags: College University Educating learning Essays]

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Development of a Rating System for the Department of Behavioral Sciences

- The purpose of this study is to develop a testing instrument to measure how alumni will rate their undergraduate experience in the department of behavioral sciences on satisfaction and improvements that need to be made. The department of behavioral sciences needs this information to know what their graduates think of the program and what they suggest needs to be changed. Also to find out what their graduates are doing now and if their program was adequate in preparing graduates for the future rather it be for graduate school or a career....   [tags: undergraduate, career, employees]

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Application Essay for the Ph.D Program in Chemistry

- The decision to continue my education by pursuing a Ph.D in chemistry stems from my desire to be a lifelong learner and the satisfaction I have received from my research during my undergraduate studies. After visiting the University of Wisconsin-Madison during the CHOPs visitation, and speaking to the the faculty and students, I saw they share the same passion as myself in solving new problems and having an extensive education, and is why I have chosen to apply to its Ph.D program in chemistry. What do you intend to study in grad school and why....   [tags: education, chemistry, undergraduate]

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Application for a Graduate Program at the Harvard Business School

- The two factors that deserve more attention than the application provides are my background and vivid aspirations for the future. The documented success outlined in my resume, transcripts, and awards is merely the product of my background. My desire to attend HBS is the explicit strategic plan of accomplishing my goals. While the elements of my application define my ability to succeed at HBS, my background paints the picture of the ambition, leadership, and skills that got me where I am. After 17 years of being reared nearly homeless by a single mother of three, I became the sole caregiver for a beautiful, intelligent, and talented little girl....   [tags: leadership, experience, undergraduate]

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Statement of Purpose for Engineering Management Program

- ... A certain parts of my undergraduate subjects like Management Information Systems, Software Management and Project Planning and Management have created a great impact in my mind and have always grabbed my attention and probed me to take a step further. This has ignited the spark in me and put light onto my goals. Having a consistent increase in my grades during my undergraduate level has nurtured me well to take up the challenges that I will be encountering during the course. Engineering Management hits the right chords for my field of interest and I am quite confident that I will excel in it....   [tags: education, undergraduate, challenges]

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Statement of Purpose to Pursue a Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering at Malla Reddy Engineering College

- ... This urge along with the lectures and seminars at college during my undergraduate years gave me the required motivation to pursue my Masters in Electrical Engineering. While building strong rudiments in the subjects that were intriguing, on the other hand, I also did an internship along with two projects as a part of our curriculum. The internship was mostly research based with focus on how different types of communication systems function. This internship was done at Innovative Communication Systems....   [tags: undergraduate, career, program]

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Personal Statement on Obtaining Master Degree

- The difficult road I’ve travelled over the past few years has taught me the invaluable virtue of patience and unyielding diligence. It has brought clarity and direction to my life as far as personal growth and my vocational aspiration. I am endlessly inspired by one of my favorite quotes, “Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved” — Helen Keller (1880-1968). I struggled during my undergraduate years through the tragic loss of many loved ones in my life due to fatal car accidents and suicide....   [tags: family, undergraduate, education, research]

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The University of Waterloo´s Experiential Education to Help Undergraduate Students Recieve Employment

- In recent years the cost of tuition at a traditional college has seen a large increases while at the same time graduates of these schools are finding it increasingly difficult to find a job, much less a job pertaining to the field they studied. To college institutions, the question arises of whether or not the education experience that they provide increases the success of its graduating students. An increase in personal financial investment in higher education from the private sector is a clear indicator that those seeking higher education see their decision to do so as an economic investment....   [tags: practical, technical, hybrid education]

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Free College Tuition Proposal For Complete Elimination Of Undergraduate Tuition

- Throughout several reports and Democratic Debates, Senator Bernie Sanders proposed the most radical “free” college tuition proposal. His proposal - “College for All” Act - calls for complete elimination of undergraduate tuition at 4-year public colleges and universities, nation-wide. Currently, the federal government is spending $1 billion in supporting higher education. Under College for All Act, the federal government speculates to provide $47 billion per year to states to eliminate undergraduate tuition and fees at public institutions (United States)....   [tags: Higher education, College]

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My Experience At The University Of Portland, Beginning With Your Undergraduate Education

- For this project, I interviewed Dr. Randy Hetherington from the School of Education. Dr. Hetherington (Dr. H from here on) is one of the school’s newest faculty members, but he possesses a clear desire to become involved in a wide variety of ways on campus. I plan to continue my relationship with Dr. H and this project gave me a great opportunity to deepen my relationship with him. In the interview, I asked Dr. H questions centered on his lifelong experiences in education, the unique aspects of teaching college aged students, and how he plans to get involved with students and the community on campus....   [tags: Education, University, Teacher, Higher education]

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Is Religion a Contributing Factor to a Feeling of Anomie Amongst the Undergraduate Student Body?

- As a non-Catholic member of this university, I sought to research whether or not religion, in terms of conforming to the Universities foundation, is a contributing factor to having a feeling of anomie amongst the undergraduate student body. In conducting this survey, it was necessary to assign an independent variable, a dependent variable, a population, and formulate a hypothesis. An independent variable is something that may contribute to the outcome of the variable in question, or the dependent variable....   [tags: Religion]

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My Career Goals : I Am An Undergraduate Student At The University Of Central Florida

- Life contains an unlimited amount of life lessons; my main life lesson has inspired me to never give up on myself or my goals. Through my life experiences I have learned that there is no such thing as failure. I am certain with myself that I can find success through hard work and dedication. My career aspiration is to help others as a healthcare professional. More specifically, I have a dream of pursuing a career in physical therapy. Nothing gives me more self-satisfaction than to see that I am able to help people self-improve....   [tags: Medicine, Therapy, Spanish language, Psychology]

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Personal Narrative : My Undergraduate College Degree At Weber State University

- Tania’s Autobiographical Essay Finishing my undergraduate college degree at Weber State University and obtaining a BS in Psychology and a minor in Women and Gender Studies made it clearer my innate desire to become a Social worker. I am a Hispanic American originally born in Peru that immigrated to the states about 17 years ago. When I came to the states I started working cleaning cars in a car wash and later a worked in a production manufacturing. I knew I have to do whatever it takes for the survival of my family, but in my mind always was the desire to go to college and get an education to be a better provider for my family and fulfill the requirements that would allow me to have the cre...   [tags: Sociology, Master of Social Work, High school]

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Hartford University Admission Request Essay

- There is a very famous maxim, “You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” I strongly believe in this quotation. My desire for knowledge was never ending. Machines fascinated me since my childhood. I always wondered what the mystery behind their functioning was. So I chose to study mechanical engineering. I learned many things about the machines, the more I learn about them through the research the more they enthralled me. I developed a strong interest towards manufacturing field when I started studying manufacturingtechnology in my 4th semester....   [tags: Mechanical, Engineering, Undergraduate]

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The Effect of Emotional Stroop Test on Undergraduate Students of International Islamic University Malaysia

- Emotion and attention are two different aspects. Emotion is a state of feelings while attention is a concept that people will encounter in daily life. The feelings and concept may arise or encounter differently in different time and setting. Emotion is characterized by physical arousal, behaviour that reveals the emotion and an inner awareness of feelings (Ciccarelli & White, 2009) like sad, happy, anger and anxious. Anxiety disorder is a common disorder characterized by excessive feeling of anxious....   [tags: emotion, attention, stimuli, gender, anxiety]

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My Career Goals : An Undergraduate Student At Colorado Mesa University ( Cmu )

- My professional career goal is to develop and explore innovative research that aims for increased energy efficiency and sustainability through innovations in catalytic materials and mechanistic control of reactions. While I have no doubt that I want to pursue a research career in this field, I have often viewed the question of why as quite daunting. However, I have come to realize that all of my motivators can be separated into three distinct categories: the prospect of doing something that no person has achieved, an appreciation for and fascination with the frequently challenging efforts that a successful research project necessitates, and the potential to have meaningful and widespread imp...   [tags: Scientific method, Research, Science, Hypothesis]

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Research Rationale: The Influence of Weblog on the Reading Motivation of Undergraduate Students

- Discussion The rationale behind the present study was an investigation of the influence of weblog on the reading motivation of undergraduate students. Based on the empirical data, it could be inferred that there was an increase in students' reading motivation. As indicated earlier, this can only be attributed to the use of blog. On the other hand, we found little or no change in motivation within the control group. This situation can best be interpreted when it is understood the implementation of the blog took place within the experimental class only....   [tags: literacy, technology]

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Analysis Of Bradley Smith, An Undergraduate Student At The University Of Central Maryland

- Bradley Smith, an undergraduate student at the University of Central Maryland, grew up in a predominantly white community, where he was exposed to a lot of racial remarks that were not taken seriously. When he came to UCMD, he was exposed to a diverse community for the first time. He joined the fraternity, Kappa Delta Sigma, and became the president during his sophomore year. He posted derogatory and discriminatory remarks on the fraternity’s twitter page that were offensive to women and minorities....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Freedom of speech]

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A Study On One Hundred Undergraduate Students From Binghamton University ( Bu )

- One hundred undergraduate students from Binghamton University (BU) participated in this study, all enrolled in Research Methods. Four discussion sections, averaging 25 students each, all completed this experiment. Of the one hundred students, 64% of them were female and 36% were male. The students ranged from 18-25 years old and had an average GPA of the students was 3.3128 with a total standard deviation of 4.924. The current year of the student was 3.06 and the mean semester for students attending BU was 5.23....   [tags: Standard deviation, Arithmetic mean, Statistics]

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Being A Physician Became More Evident During Undergraduate Level By Taking Biology

- My determination to become a physician became more evident during undergraduate level by taking biology and chemistry as major courses and I was successful in securing admission in medical university. During medical school, I most adored the subjects of family medicine because it covers different sub-specialty like pediatrics, Obstetrics and gynaecology, general surgery and emergency medicine. I exclusively liked learning about preventive medicine. Family medicine allows me the opportunity to work with the pediatric, adult, and geriatric populations, a vast and diverse field which requires genuine interest, dedication, and the ability to communicate and relate to patients of all age groups....   [tags: Medicine, Medical school, Physician, Health care]

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Research Proposal: Effects of Social Networking on Undergraduate Student’s Grades

- Introduction Social networking has made its way into American culture quickly and is more prevalent now than ever before. Many people have different views on the relevance and benefits of social networking, whether they are positive or negative standpoints. Nevertheless, social media and networking is a part of our American lifestyles as a whole. As a Computer Information Systems major and studying the foundations and composition of computer applications, I would like to research the effects that social networks have on underclassmen undergraduate students attending an Historically Black College or University....   [tags: Research Proposals]

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Factors Affecting Academic Success Of Chinese International Undergraduate Students

- The main purpose of this study is to understand factors affecting the academic success of Chinese international undergraduate students in American higher education institutions and to explore the supporting strategies needed to help this group of students. This chapter focuses on the existing literature related to the following topics: (1) the notion of international students; (2) academic success considerations to international students; (3) the reasons for Chinese international students to study in the U.S.; (4) the influences of Chinese culture on Chinese students’ learning; (5) differences in education between China and the U.S.; and (6) researches on the difficulties Chinese internation...   [tags: Higher education, University, Education]

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I Watched The Clock As The Seconds Ticked

- 10:18AM. I watched the clock as the seconds ticked by. Someone had been giving a presentation about his research on breast cancer for the past fifteen minutes, but all I could hear was the pounding of my heartbeat. At that moment, nothing in the room seemed to matter other than the clock hung directly in front of me, ticking nonchalantly, taunting me. A sheen of sweat started to form on my forehead. My hands were shaking, and my breathing was erratic. The next thing I knew, everyone started to applaud as the speaker made her way back to her seat....   [tags: Physician, Patient, Fear, Undergraduate education]

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Statement of Purpose

- Since my childhood, I was very curious to know how stuff works, I used to open up some devices and toys just to know what makes them run and what is behind them. These enhanced my thirst to know and learn more. After completing my high school, I felt that Engineering would give me an opportunity to satisfy my hunger of knowledge and curiosity to learn. This would be the stepping stone for me to explore the fundamentals of science and how they are applied to create technology for practical and real purposes....   [tags: experience, undergraduate, standards]

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A Research Study On Ebola Virus

- The world in which we live is quickly globalizing. Individuals around the globe are building up a typical awareness of the world as an evolution of interrelated segments in which changes are made in one part of the world have an impact somewhere else. Ebola virus outbreak last year is an example of how this virus in South Africa makes evolutionary changes all over the globe. Starting from universal infection and control standard to experimental studies to find a proper medication. All be it in the context of language, social, religious, or ethnic differences....   [tags: Culture, Learning, Undergraduate education, Oman]

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Arizona State University ( Asu ) College Of Nursing & Health Innovation 's ( Con ) Undergraduate Program Completion

- Arizona State University (ASU) College of Nursing & Health Innovation’s (CON) undergraduate program has ten undergraduate program completion outcomes. ASU’s outcomes are brief but concise reflecting the Degree Qualifications Profile (DQP) recommendations, nursing courses and sufficiently reflecting the mission statement. The language utilized in the outcomes appropriately describes student behaviors and describe learning outcomes not processes. Overall the outcomes were well written with a few suggestions to make the statements stronger by using Bloom’s Taxonomy verbs....   [tags: Nursing, Nursing care plan, Health promotion]

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Statement of Purpose for Electronics and Communication Engineering as Undergraduate Major at KSS Women’s Engineering College

- As a part of my endeavor to pursue higher studies I humbly submit the Statement of Purpose. This statement of purpose gives me a unique opportunity to pen down my desire and ambition. In my view, an ‘ENGINEER’ is a person who has a perfect knowledge of the mathematical and applied sciences, gained by study, experience, and practice and who applies them for the efficient use of the materials. I believe that a reputed university like yours’ would quench the thirst of any young lad by fuelling him with all the elements required in shaping up a ‘successful engineer’ From my early childhood till today, my most remarkable characteristics have been my curiosity to learn new topics....   [tags: science, india, technology]

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Graduation Speech : My College Undergraduate Career Comes From The Admissions Department Of My University

- As my college undergraduate career comes to an end, I recollect the experiences that encouraged me to pursue a degree in pharmacy. I can clearly remember receiving that email from the admissions department of my university saying that I needed to claim my major prior to orientation day. As I read this email my stress levels sky rocketed. I had no idea what major I wanted to be in and I was definitely running out of time. During high school, I followed the medical pathway that my institution offered and I had definitely enjoyed it....   [tags: Pharmacy, Pharmacist, Academic degree]

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An Ungergraduate Application in Mechanical Engineering

- As a child, I was always intrigued by the workings of complex mechanisms and equipment. I liked tinkering with objects, trying to analyze and understand their principle rather than playing with toys. In school, I found myself drawn towards subjects that require a lot of creative and logical thinking. In order to have a better view of these concepts I designed many projects and took part in many science fairs. The exposure to such propositions enhanced my understanding of the use of simple and complex designs....   [tags: education, experience, computers]

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The Use of Alcohol Should be Banned for all State University Undergraduate Students

- The Use of Alcohol Should be Banned for all State University Undergraduate Students "According to the Core Institute, an organization that surveys college drinking practices, 300,000 of today's college students will eventually die of alcohol-related causes such as drunk driving accidents, cirrhosis of the liver, various cancers and heart disease" (Phoenix House). All around the State campus, at frat parties, in black-light-lit dorm rooms, and even at casual social gatherings, alcohol can be found in abundance....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Drinking Essays]

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Factors Affecting the Course Preference of Freshmen Female Engineering Students

- The researchers conducted a survey in De La Salle Lipa, which is offering Engineering courses. This process was done in order to have a firsthand data about the factors which affect the preference of the female first year college students taking up BS Electronics and Communication Engineering. The proponents of this research paper prepared survey sheets using an English language since this study is for the communication skills. The answers on the survey questions can be supported by the ideas from the published books, and websites which were discovered by the researchers while having their study about the said topic....   [tags: survey, college undergraduate]

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Application for Undergraduate Studies

- Throughout my seventeen years of life, I have had many life experiences, made commitments, achieved goals, and gained talents. I am positive that all of this will prepare me to be a flourishing college student and a successful adult. I intend to use my college education and experience to further my ability to communicate with people, participate in my community, and make leaps and bounds in the equine industry. I challenge myself to achieve the highest of goals. Advanced courses in my high school career provided an educational opportunity unparalleled by any other....   [tags: academics, goals, horses]

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My Motivation to Pursue an Ungergraduate Degree in Mechanical Engineering

- STATEMENT OF PURPOSE I am at the determining stage wherein I have to decide what I would be doing to make better my walk of life. I have a great urge towards pragmatic industrial work environment and therefore I wish to pursue graduation study. I pen down this statement of purpose to describe my educational background and career objectives that motivated me to pursue under graduate in Mechanical Engineering. Right from the age of 6years i.e....   [tags: statement of purpose, career choices]

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Community College: A Wiser Decision

- Nowadays, many people seek higher education for a better advantage in finding a job and getting a better life. Even though many people think going to a four year university directly from high school is a good idea; they are wrong. Starting out at a two year college is more affordable. Also, it helps people explore careers and prepare people to do better in four years universities later down the road. Going to four a year college directly after high school would cost a fortune amount of money. Before high school’s graduation even comes close, parents and students already find themselves in a marketing environment to look for higher education....   [tags: education, university, tuition, undergraduate]

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Why do College Students Change Majors between their Admission to Graduate

- It has been observed that majority of undergraduates, at the university, change their majors between their admission to graduation. A substantial number of them even change it more than once during their graduation period (Bartley &Robitschek, 2000).It can be expected that such a decision, which has confused so many students, must be tricky and in reality, it is. The unknown Subjects The difficulties in zeroing in on a particular major come from various directions. First, there is a wide range of options which could not be sampled during high school studies and thus, they seem to be totally incomprehensible....   [tags: majors, undergraduates, universities]

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Statement of Purpose

- Raised in an intercity school district, service and community interaction were always promoted. Volunteering became more than a graduation requirement to me, it became a hobby. Accumulating countless number of hours, I found a passion for helping others. Exploring the University of Pennsylvania, it is apparent that social service both locally and internationally is a core element of the university. In Penn Engineering specifically, the Engineers Without Borders (EWB) have contributed to communities throughout the world....   [tags: engineering, education, volunteer]

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Nutrition Writing Style

- Food is a universal need similar to writing. Writing is one of the best means of communication and without it we would not thrive as a society. As with food, everyone needs it to be able to flourish. Writing in any field is crucial for communication especially in nutrition because dietitians are dealing with people on a daily basis. Writing in various styles encompasses most of what dietitians do for a living. The minimum degree for employment is a Bachelor’s degree, however recipients of a Master’s degree tend to go further and enjoy greater success....   [tags: nutrition majors, food, writing, communications]

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Literature Review on the Effects of Music Teacher Training on Teacher Retention

- Individuals looking to enter the field of education often begin by selecting a college or university to complete undergraduate studies. Some college and university programs include the elements for a teaching license while other programs only meet the requirements of a Bachelor’s degree. The list of variations between university programs is extensive and often depends on the individual professors. An individual must decide which program will fit their personal needs and which program will best prepare them for a career in the music classroom....   [tags: Teacher Education, Teaching Music]

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The City University Of New York

- The City University of New York System was founded in 1847 as a way to provide an affordable education to student throughout the city 's five boroughs, and eventually resulted in the formation of 24 separate institutions of higher education. Among those 24 institutions are community colleges, graduate institutes, traditional universities, and undergraduate colleges. The City College of New York is considered the "senior college" of the City University of New York university system. This allows CCNY to issue traditional B.S....   [tags: Academic degree, Higher education]

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Case Study : College Life Can Be Quite The Adjustment For Most New Students

- Module Two: Case Study Four College life can be quite the adjustment for most new students. When entering the collegiate atmosphere, there are new, sometimes unspoken, social rules and norms. With so many new social elements for students to acclimate to, already difficult situations, such as any form of conflict, are often particularly difficult to address. Fortunately, with a clear understanding of the various forms of conflict management, new students can learn to effectively communicate regarding any subject matter they may encounter....   [tags: Self-esteem, Aggression, Conflict]

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High Jinks And Minor Mischief

- This assignment will respectably attempt to critique the research article ‘High-jinks’ and ‘minor mischief’: a study of undergraduate students as perpetrators of crime’ by Dr Neil Selwyn. In doing so I shall reflect on the findings and research derived from the article and the effectiveness of the strategies, design and methods used in conducting Selwyn’s inquisition. Likewise the assignment will underline flaws in regards to the published research. For instance the researcher admits that respondents from social sciences and humanities were overrepresented....   [tags: Sociology, Research, Statistics]

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A Report On The Campus

- Stonehill is located in Easton MA, which is thirty minutes away from Boston. There is an hourly free shuttle to and from the campus to Boston. The last returning bus leaves Boston at 12:00 AM during the week and 2:00 AM on weekends. The Stonehill campus has red brick buildings. The campus is like a park. It is so spread out that the 2500 students “disappeared” – they don’t seem to be there except around the dining commons, All I saw were small groups of students dispersed in a park like setting....   [tags: University, Academia, The Faculty, College]

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Introducing Students to Interdisciplinary Genres

- Learning how to write in the correct discipline is a necessity for any student wishing to successfully advance within their career. Patricia Linton, Robert Madigan, and Susan Johnson, professors at the University of Alaska, Anchorage, in their essay “Introducing Students to Disciplinary Genres: The Role of the General Composition Course” (1994), argues that undergraduate students who are enrolled in English classes that explore different disciplinary genres benefit more than students who are enrolled in classes with a general approach....   [tags: Role of the General Composition Course]

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My Freshman Year : What A Professor Learned By Becoming A Student

- In a society where a collegiate degree is almost necessary to make a successful living, the idea that a student cares less about the education and more about the “college experience” can seem baffling. In My Freshman Year: What a Professor Learned by Becoming a Student, Rebekah Nathan, the author’s pseudonym, tackles the idea that academics are less impactful on a student then the culture of college life. Nathan, a 50-year-old cultural anthropologist and university professor, went undercover as a college freshman for a research project....   [tags: University, Academia, Student, Education]

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Statement of Purpose as a Researcher in the Field of Power Systems at Michigan Technological University

- ... Thus the ambition to pursue Ph.D. degree from USA, where the best research amenities are offered, became an automated choice for me. While in my third year of undergraduate study, I got acquainted with the concepts of signal and systems, digital signal processing (ETE 221), electronic circuitry, communication engineering and microprocessor fundamentals (ETE 311). When I studied power electronic circuits such as: ac to dc uncontrolled and controlled rectifiers, voltage controllers, converters, dc to ac inverters and power supplies, I decided to build my career on “Power Systems and Power Electronics” which prompted me to take more core courses and lab works in electrical and electronics f...   [tags: telecommunications, bangledesh, telecom]

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Statement of Purpose for Studies of Microcontrollers and Microprocessor

- Evolution in technology has merely transformed the world into new era. Technology has evolved from analog telephones to 4G wireless cell-phones in the past decades and I strongly believe that, this pace will remain continuous. Hence, I would like to gain knowledge in this field and it would give me the leading edge in technology and the practical knowledge and information I require. My post masters goal is to work as a researcher in one of the top universities, here I expect to work on different Embedded Systems....   [tags: electronics, telecommunications, computer]

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Statement of Purpose as Petroleum Engineer

- ... The courses that I credited during my sophomore and junior years were a rich blend of science and practical engineering all reflecting a balance between its application and theory. It extended from Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation, Measurements, Advanced Control Systems, Digital Control Systems to core Instrumentation subjects like Industrial Process Control , Advanced Instrumentation (Elective-I) and Nuclear Instrumentation (Elective-II). The knowledge I gained from the courses was substantiated by undertaking several lab sessions during the program....   [tags: graduate, electronic, mechanical]

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Knowledge: Attitudes about Aging and Aging Anxiety by By Linda J. Allan and James A. Johnson

- Knowledge UNDERGRADUATE ATTITUDES TOWARD THE ELDERLY: THE ROLE OF KNOWLEDGE, CONTACT AND AGING ANXIETY. By Linda J. Allan and James A. Johnson The aim of the study was to examine the relationship between attitudes about aging and aging anxiety. The focus of the study was to determine the role that aging anxiety plays a mediator between experiences. The experiences focused on were in the form of factual knowledge and contact with the elderly. The participants were 113 undergraduates at a Canadian University....   [tags: gerontology education, elders]

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Guide for Students Pursuing a Career in Nutrition

- INTRODUCTION Purpose: This report is designed as a guide for students pursuing a career in Nutrition. It contains answers about whether someone can become a Registered Dietitian with a Bachelor’s or if they need to get a Master’s to become registered. It also includes the process of achieving dietetic credentials with a Bachelor’s degree. This involves undergraduate summer opportunities and internships. Scope: In this report you will find steps toward earning a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition....   [tags: Registered dietician's degree]

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Pros and Cons of Online Social Networks

- Online social networks have grown steadily in influence, especially in the United States, as they become an integral part of the college undergraduates’ culture. One primary social network is the website Facebook, which caters to the culture of undergraduate students, with its free user profiles containing the ability to post pictures, form groups, and create events. The capability of Facebook and other social networks to influence students is evident, but whether the overall effect is positive or negative is questionable....   [tags: Facebook, David M. Eberhardt, College Life]

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My Career As A Doctor Of Medicine

- A simple Google search of the definition of doctor reveals the following, “Doctor, as a title, originates from the Latin word of the same spelling and meaning. The word is originally an agentive noun of the Latin verb docēre [dɔˈkeːrɛ] 'to teach '.” As the 15th week of the semester comes to a close, I reflect on my experience as an undergraduate teaching assistant and the contribution it has made to my education. This opportunity and the experiences within and outside of the classroom have positively influenced my future as an undergraduate student pursuing a career as a doctor of medicine....   [tags: Education, Critical thinking, Student]

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How Effective is Online Education?

- Abstract: Recently, there has been a rush to create web-based instructional courses. The approach that is being taken to create web-based courses is to create websites that will function as the central distributors of information and materials. Based on the format and content of the course, the student is to go through lesson by lesson to complete courses. In this paper, I address some of the problems inherent in this approach, especially with respect to 18-22 year-old undergraduate education. Introduction Technology has had a large impact on the field of education....   [tags: Effectiveness of Online Classes]

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The On The Roots, Jigar, And The Trees

- Statement of Purpose “Get the roots, Jigar, if you want tasty tomatoes feed the roots -- if you want to kill the weeds, take out the roots”, my grandfather said slowly. Growing up, my summer vacations were spent under the hot sun with my grandparents in their backyard garden. It was my job to help them with their yardwork, and at the time, it felt like punishment. Many years ago, my grandparents were framers. They held a modest piece of land in a very fertile region of India; however, my grandfather strongly believed in education and wanted more for my dad and aunt, so he decided to move to the United States....   [tags: College, Graduate school, Postgraduate education]

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