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  • The Pros And Cons Of College In College

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    During high school, whether it is by a teacher, parent or classmate a student will be advised to go to college. “College is where you find yourself,” they will say. College is made to seem as the place where students will attain a brilliant education, thus making them feel as though once they are done with the schooling, a dependable job of high pay will appear for them. In our society, college is not a scarce option, but rather, an expectation. For many graduating high schoolers, college is the

  • Numerical concepts

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    replicate, the authors tested elementary age children and a small group of college students. In the study a number line was presented on a computer monitor with the appropriate endpoints shown below the line, 0 was placed on the left and a number, either 100 or 1000, was presented at the right. They would show a hash mark on the screen f... ... middle of paper ... ...al jar, I did not account for the students counting the candies and trying to mathematically attempting to figure out the amount

  • My Decision to Go to College

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    those. I ended up dropping many classes my first year in college and failing one or two, and not having that great of a grade point average. In spring 2012 I was automatically enrolled in the strategies for academic success here at Florida State. When I was placed in this class I thought it was the end of the world, I thought I was considered one of Fsu’s dummy student. But my enrollment in the SLS1122 course here at FSU impacted more then I expected. The things I learned in this course have lead me

  • Effects Of College Stress

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    College Stress College students confront many challenges in pursuit of their educational goals. Between trying to make the grade and finding a job in a market that continues to stagnate, there 's more pressure than ever before to succeed. College tuition now a days is out of this world and with the increase of unemployment in this nation some parents cannot pay for their child to attend college. With society changing as a whole, some students now have to pay for their college tuition due to the

  • Hard Working Athletes Deserve Pay

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    it okay to do it to NCAA athletes would then be my question. NCAA athletes work hard physically and mentally on average for 43 ours a week, more than the average American worker, and they do not even get paid. It is time that these workers are compensated for their contributions to college campuses. The NCAA’s argument is that the athletes are just students, but they make the students miss school to travel and play games on national television that brings in more revenue including a nearly $71 million

  • The Health of College Students

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    Rob Geis, a current college student, explains, “A student is not at fault for unwanted weight gain. It is the college meal plans that cause the gain in weight. Many colleges require incoming freshmen to be on a meal plan” (Geis). Parents like the meal plans because they know their child is getting meals every day, but the plan does have its downsides. Geis believes that many students do not eat three meals every day. “If we don’t eat every meal we are given, we are wasting our money which was used

  • The Importance of Education: Causal Argument on Retention Rates at Skyline Community College

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    and the demands for jobs also keep increasing. It is the responsibility of the schools to motivate and retain its students on *the journey of acquiring an education in order to prepare them for future responsibilities. Universities, Community Colleges, along with High Schools are the main source of motivation for students to continue pursuing their career goals and retaining students in school. Furthermore, the importance for an education is immense, it shapes who you are as an individual and can

  • Ethnicity Has Great Impact On Degree Grades By David Jobbins

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    In the article, “Ethnic Differences in Educational Attainment among the children of Canadian Immigrants,” Abada, Hou and Ram illustrate the effects that ethnicity, family structure, and parent education have on the education of immigrant youth. The authors prove the cause and effect through research, surveys, charts and tables. Using these methods, it becomes clear that things like parent educational level, discrimination, residency, and more, have a tie to immigrant youth’s educational attainment

  • What Are The Pros And Cons Of Coming Out Of College Essay

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    When students are in college, they major in what they would like to do for the rest of their lives. Students are not just competing with people with the same major, but people with all different types of majors. When people struggle to find jobs in their field, they can do two things: either go back to school or find another job in a different field. When coming out of college, students may end up not being in unskilled labor job, but the reality is that sometimes people can’t find work after college

  • College Athletes -- Pay for Play?

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    the college level for their love of the game. And for this, many college athletes are offered full scholarships. Today’s tuition for many schools are so expensive that without the scholarships that some of the students receive, they would not be able to attend college at all. For these students, college sports offer a great avenue to obtain an education that otherwise would not have been available for them. This allows them opportunity to study something that they can use to build a better life for