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    Academics is taken very serious at every university. It does not matter if you are a regular student or a student athlete, grades are a deciding factor if you get to stay at the school or not. Each university gives student athletes a list of minimum requirements that they must obey by throughout their entire time at the university. Failure to keep up with the requirements will result in loss of scholarship or potentially getting kicked out of the university. One of those requirements include having

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    International Student Enrollment at American Universities During our secondary data search, we were enlightened to the many issues, which face an international student when choosing a university. In this paper we would like to first highlight trends of international student enrollment in American universities. Next, we will discuss the advantages of studying in the United States. Finally, we would like to list some of the many reasons that an international student may choose a certain university

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    Differences: What American Students think about International Students Recent years have witnessed more and more international students study in the United States. From my personal experience as an international student, I recognized the differences in culture between the international students and the American students. Likewise, a Rebekah Nathan’s chapter, “As Others See Us,” demonstrates that how an international student as minorities see American students. Nathan, a professor who goes undercover

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    Before our class left to enjoy our spring break, we were given an assignment to complete after arriving back on campus. We were asked to interview 12 people in total, three Caucasian students, three Asian students, three Hispanic students and three African-American students, preferably six males and six females. We were all given the same seven questions to ask our interviewees. In addition, we were also asked to make up our own question that we felt would be suitable to inquire about. I decided

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    Introduction This paper examines the struggle African American students are more likely to face at a predominantly white institution (PWIs) than at a historically black college or university (HBCUs). Each author has his or her own take on this hypothesis; most of the author’s studies suggest that African American students have a hard time adjusting to an environment at a PWI (Littleton 2003). However, African American students at HBCUs tend to be at ease with their learning environment. Though many

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    for many students but particularly for African American students who face many educational challenges (Thompson, 2007). In examining efforts to address the concerns of children from particular cultural and ethnic backgrounds, research evidence suggests that teacher attitude toward students is an integral part of culturally responsive pedagogical methods and characteristics. Teachers who have bonded with students have made powerful impacts on their lives. When that occurred, the students were confident

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    All American Students Must Learn Standard English What are words? A simple question such as this would in theory demand only a simple answer. Words, however, take such an abundance of forms that creating a truly inclusive definition for the notion of “words” is daunting. In its physical manifestation, a word is little more than air passing over taut tendons, forming sounds which are accented by flicks of the tongue against the teeth and roof of the mouth. These sounds are arranged in patterns

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    For centuries African Americans have fought for equal rights, one of them being an opportunity for the chance to get an equal education. Many people believe that African Americans have an equal or better chance at getting an education than other students. This is not the case when in fact, it is actually harder for these three reasons: African American students tend to come from harsh, poverty stricken atmospheres. Shattered family lifestyles that make it difficult to pursue a higher education because

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    throughout the country. Asian students as young as seven years olds are labeled as gifted and enrolled in various accelerate programs to further develop their talents. Certainly, most of these students are deserving of the honorable recognition. However, many skeptics do question how many of them are viewed as exceptional students based upon the stereotype: they are genetically smarter than their non-Asian peers. For many researchers, the notion of Asian students are hereditary more intelligent

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    image that is depicted by society, why is it that Asian American students face a heavier discrimination in the college application process compared to the other races? They are viewed as being overrepresented and a nuisance on these campuses. Asian American students are powerless in the admission process due to the fact that colleges depreciate the amount of energy put in academically, physically, or mentally and only

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