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    Universities in California, especially UC Berkley and University of Southern California are ranked so high in the nation that foreign students yearn to study in California in order to get more chances to work in well-known companies such as Apple and Silicon Valley. The quality of schools and education people can get decides how many chances and how many possibilities to be close to success. According to Jennifer Medina, “During a 1960s renaissance, California’s public university system came to be

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    Regents of the University of California v. Bakke Established in 1968, the medical school at the University of California implemented a special admissions program to increase the representation of minorities in each entering class. There was one underlying problem with their special admissions program that was not addressed until 1973 when Allan Bakke submitted his application to the University of California. Their special admissions program worked by reserving sixteen percent of the entering

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    On February 15th, 2014, I took a trip to the drinking fountain at the University of California, San Diego that was assigned by Professor B for my second writing assignment. The drinking fountain is made out of granite that has been polished. It is situated on a cement pathway across from Yogurt World and the iconic Triton statue, which is next to the Price Center. The drinking fountain is in front of the Student Services Center building and next to the fountain, close to several outdoor seats and

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    AA report

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    In 1996, California voters passed Proposition 209 banning all race based affirmative action dramatically reducing the number of minority students in California schools [5]. This has raised the controversy of whether affirmative action should be reinstated in California schools but, before one can truly understand the complexities of this problem, one must first understand the history of affirmative action. During the civil rights movement, colleges and universities, in an attempt to redress the extreme

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    The UC System

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    In this essay, I will state the many reasons why the UC system is considered the world’s finest group of public institution. UCLA ranks 13th among the world’s top 400 universities. This school has produced many students who’s studies have contributed to the world we live in today. Engineering professor Rajit Gadh developed technology that is revolutionizing the consumption of energy. Also, Astronomy professor Andrea Ghez made discoveries that are improving our understanding on how galaxies form.

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    concerned about how overemphasis on the SAT is distorting educational priorities and practices, how the test is perceived by many as unfair, and how it can have a devastating impact on the self-esteem and aspirations of young students," said University of California President Richard C. Atkinson in a speech he gives to the American Council on Education in Washington, D.C. I really didn't enjoy taking the SATs. SAT I cannot represent the individual knowledge of one particular test-taker, because the

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    The University of California Santa Barbara is an organization that revolves around students and faculty alike. Organizations, as a whole, can reflect two contrasting perspectives, Naturalist or Rationalist, that underlines and questions the ideas of structure and formality. A Naturalist organizations highlights informality because it is based on the flow of the members’ behavior and relationships among others. However, a Rationalist organization is formal because the organization’s fluidity is based

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    All my life ,I’ve always wanted to be someone in life who can actually make a difference to this world in a positive way. Ever since I was a little girl I pushed myself to always best I can be just . I lived in a town outside Los Angeles, California , it was called Van Nuys,California.The elementary school (Kittridge Elementary) I had went to was in a low income area, mainly spanish community had lived in the area I was living in at the time .I had a lot of friends (mainly mexicans) I focused a lot

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    UCM Mentor Program supplied by the Police Department because I liked having the responsibility of helping the children with their studies and problems, giving advice and support to the parents and adults, and even interacting with students from my university. At first, I thought I was made for being a child psychologist but I realized my love was to improve the lives of the people, bring morality and peace to the environment around them. So I realized psychology wouldn't utilize all of my talents and

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    In the early 1990’s, vending machine type of snacks, candy, and drinks were taxed by California state, city, or county governments because of a passed Snack Tax. Proposition 163 was fighting what had been nicknamed the Snack Tax which had been passed a little over a year before this initiative (Gillam). Certain foods during this time were exempt from being taxed. These foods did not include foods typically found in vending machines. Snacks, bottled water, and candy were not some of the foods that

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