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  • Average Student Reaches For Above-Average Success

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    Average Student Reaches For Above-Average Success With her curly hair pinned up and her leg shaking nervously, Tricia searches for both potential employers to work for and Master’s programs on the Internet. In the midst of her psychology textbooks lay piles of GRE practice tests and Graduate school applications. For the past year this has been a daily ritual. As she clicks around, her eyes glaze over and a headache sets in; but she tells herself to stay focused. Graduation is quickly approaching

  • What Is Being Average? What Does Being Average?

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    Is it okay to be average? What does being average even mean? The Webster’s dictionary defines average as undistinguished and ordinary. Which to me, means that someone or something is not one hundred percent right or correct, but is not one hundred percent wrong. It is like being in between bad and good, or wrong or right. It can compare anything to another object and show its positives or its negatives --- the way someone scores on test, the way someone is judged, the money they own, or even how

  • My Average Day: My Experience To An Average Day

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    Average Day It was just an average Friday, in which my brother and I woke up and went to school. With few days left of the school year, I was almost done with fourth grade and was really excited for summer to start. The bus had dropped me off at home around 4:15 like usual. Although my family did not have plans, Jake and I were excited for the weekend. When walking in the door, my mom told us that she and my dad needed to have their taxes done that night and that we had to go with them. Jake and

  • Corporate Average Fuel Economy

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    Corporate Average Fuel Economy      The foreshadowed Market Failures of the mid 1970's gave way to Corporate Average Fuel Economy, regulation which would call for new standards in automobile fuel efficiency. The market failures hinged on a number of outside variables which could have had a drastic effect on domestic markets.      Resource Scarcity drove the American public to call for a more efficient means of managing its resource use due to

  • Average Americans vs. Environmentalists

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    Average Americans vs. Environmentalists American Enterprise magazine (May/June 1999) carried an article by Karl Zinsmeister, titled "Environmentalists vs. Scientists." It's mostly a report on research published by two academics Stanley Rothman and Robert Lichter in their book titled Environmental Cancer: A Political Disease. The authors surveyed a cross-section of environmental leaders at organizations such as National Resources Defense Council, the Sierra Club, the National Wildlife Federation

  • Being Average Essay: What Does Being Ok To Being Average

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    Being Average Is it okay to be average? What does being average even mean? The Webster’s dictionary defines average as undistinguished and ordinary. Throughout my life I have always considered myself to be average, and I found out that it was not always the worst quality but it also was not the best quality to have. When I was a little kid, I never thought I was different from any of the other children. I knew I was not the smartest kid in my class or the fastest kid on the playground, but I was

  • Not Your Average Monday Night

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    I pull into the busy gravel lot and park my truck. I take one last sip of my coffee and get out, shutting the door behind me. Surrounding me are vehicles of all sorts, the majority of them being mini vans, clearly accompanied by children prior to arriving. The sun is already setting against the pastel sky, so I hurry up the cement pathway and cross the final parking lot. To my right the large lawn sits with it's perfectly mowed and manicured green grass awaiting travelers. Ahead of me people of all

  • A Hero vs An Average Person

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    encourages others to look up to them. Odysseus, man of many wiles, husband of Penelope, father of Telemachus, Son of Laertes and Anticlea has all the qualities of a hero, but also has some flaws. Odysseus seems to be more than the average person, therefore he is an average person with a mixture of good and bad qualities. Intelligence, and strength, are both great traits that describe Odysseus, and his weaknesses are his pride, sensuality, lack of leadership, and temptation. First of all, Odysseus

  • Increasing the Average Life Expectancy

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    The average person in the United States lives to be approximately 77 years old. What if the average life expectancy could be increased to 112 years old? Many aspects of life could be improved because people could become very skilled at what they do. Through many scientists’ hard work and research they have reason to believe that it could actually be possible for the average life expectancy to reach 112 years of age (Than 1). However, with these scientists’ getting closer to figuring out the secrets

  • Not Your Average War: The War of 1812

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    Not Your Average War: The War of 1812 Often considered the Second War of Independence, The War of 1812 was a conflict between America and the British Empire. With ongoing battles between England and France in the 19th century (Napoleonic Wars), the infant United States who recently won their independence (1773-1783) found themselves in the middle of a ground-breaking war. The war began to address problems the Americans were having with the British Empire; one of them being the failure to withdraw