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    Universities across the world attach inessential pressure on students for college entrance exams. American universities lay on a vigorous amount of stress on first year freshman students to make an excellent grade on their college entrance. Universities should accept all applicants for the first semester to see if they can thrive in college academics. The reason this method of accepting students should be enforced is because not all students have the strong capabilities of taking tests like other

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    that you must send an appeal letter to financial aid plus you almost forgot about your exam tomorrow. College life is not easy at all and William Zinsser provides realistic and true examples of how difficult it can be. From the desperate letters of anxiety under the dean’s door to the late night screaming “Does anyone care?” Zinsser furthermore explains while studying for exams in one thing college students also have to ponder about how to pay for school, and the debt they will amass over the course

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    In this article “College Pressure,” Zinsser describes four main aspects of pressure that students face in college, which are economical pressure, peer pressure, self-induced pressure, and parental pressure. Zinsser uses a great sense of emotion in the article to help the reader observe the pressure faced by college students. Zinsser is a great writer because he uses some of the greatest aspects of writing. These aspects include, but are not limited to, using repetition, quoting other writers, listening

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    Many college students face or feel some kind of academic pressure by graduation. Author William Zinsser wrote, “College Pressures,” published in 1979 in the magazine Country Journal. He insightfully complains that America does not proclaim the right to fail and the young are becoming old. His wish is for all students to have some release from their grip of their future. He strongly expresses that he wants students to have a chance to enjoy each part of their education and experience in itself

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    In the essay “College Pressures” by William Zinsser, Zinsser speaks about the pressures and anxiety that plague college students, all the while wishing that they had “a chance to savor each segment of their education as an experience in itself and not as a grim preparation for the next step.” Referring to the 1979 generation of college students as “panicky to succeed”, he lists four of the following stressors for college students. Economic pressure is the first pressure listed in Zinsser’s essay

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    College Pressures In College Pressures, William Zinsser talks about the college pressures that most college students face. At the time, William Zinsser was the Master of Branford College at Yale University. He says that he sees four kinds of pressure that most college students go through such as economic, parental, peer and self-induced pressure. As I read his essay, I analyzed the effectiveness of Zinsser’s observation about what pressures most college students face. Most students face economic

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    Zinsser’s work entitled “College Pressures” intent to expose a critical flaw within the educational system, in hope that it will encourage students to relax when it come to their academic success. Zinsser’s is doing more than illustrates a difficult situation, he is enforcing new ideas and principle just as: academic freedom and freedom to explore career opportunities without judgement and criticism from the school system and their parents. By enforcing these principle Zinsser’s hopes to awaken

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    Is there too much pressure on teenagers to go to college? There is a lot of pressure on this generation of teenagers to go to college, because we are use to hearing the saying “you need to graduate high school, so you can go to college to get you a good job.” Personally I agree with this saying, because there are plenty of successful people in this world with a college education, but it takes a lot of hard work just to prepare for college. For example, having to take SAT or ACT to maintain a certain

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    College Eating Disorders: The Pressure To Be Perfect an article by Eric Goodman informs us about the difficulties college women face while attending Miami University and other universities. The article talks about nine women living off campus their second year at Miami University and the problems the women face with eating disorders such as bulimia. All the girls were concerned with losing what's referred to as the freshman 15 the summer after their freshman year. This diet only led to more

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    William Zinsser’s essay “College Pressures” emphasizes the struggles students have in trying to conquer the college milestone in life. Zinsser believes that college has lost the authenticity of the overall goal of gaining knowledge for one’s own interest, rather than the overall need of going. He sympathizes with struggles college kids go through and hopes to provide insight on the overall situation. One of his major points are that succeeding the first time is not always the best way in learning

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