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    Berea College Challenges

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    To be a Berea College student in the 21st century is to be given the opportunity of a lifetime- a high quality, rigorous, but ultimately low-cost education. While the majority of alumni and present students would reflect on their time at Berea positively, there are several unavoidable challenges that have the ability to cut a student’s educational career short, or make it very difficult; specifically the college’s notoriously demanding academic requirements and the stress that it can cause. Berean students have a very close-knit and involved community due to the small size of the student body, and this community has been found to be both united and separated during different periods in the college’s history, often involving politics. For many…

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    Berea College Experience

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    The academic program at Berea College, as described in the college catalog, will help prepare me for life after college because as a liberal arts college it provides a unique and wide-ranging learning experience. This experience will prepare me for my future career by giving me a competitive edge. Not only does Berea College prepare you to be knowledgeable in many areas of academics, it creates a well-rounded student by mentally preparing you for the workforce. As a liberal arts school, Berea…

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    students and give a background of the college. The founder- Rev. Fee began Berea College on the belief of providing an education for all races and sexes to rise above the evils of the time. This belief carried onto create a strong community, unique mission, and a Christian based outlook. To follow this speech, the invocation began with speaker Osvaldo Flores, a current student of Berea’s class of 2018. Flores is a first generation undocumented Mexican student and related his struggles to…

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    My undergraduate education is quite unique compared to many other students. I attend Berea College, a small liberal arts school in Berea, Kentucky. Berea is one of few schools in the U.S. that gives every student a full tuition scholarship. Berea is capable of awarding its students full tuition scholarship because of it Student Labor Program. Every students is required to work a minimum of ten hours a week in return for the full tuition scholarship, and many students including myself, work…

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    having read the responses of other individuals it became clearer that the category of race may contribute significantly to how one responds to a media text. Bobo, being unnerved by her respondents initial quiet response to me was interesting, among those I viewed the film with, her concerns would have been confirmed, but among an audience of Black women it seemed to be a time of reflection and connection (Bobo, 175-176). They discussed particular scenes as being priceless and unforgettable,…

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    Dan Rather once said, “A college degree is the key to realizing the American dream, well worth the financial sacrifice because it is supposed to open the door to a world of opportunity.” Society today views a college degree similarly to the way Dan Rather viewed a college degree: as one of the only ways to achieve success in life. Why is it then that they make it so expensive that countless students have to take out loans and work part-time jobs so that they can attend college without graduating…

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    Hacker And Dreifus

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    In the essay Are Colleges Worth the Price of Admission Andrew Hacker and Claudia Dreifus discuss whether college is worth the price students pay. Throughout the essay Hacker and Dreifus discuss if colleges are giving good value for the investments, what individuals gain from their investment and show what it looks like for an institute to being doing their job well (Hacker and Dreifus, 179). In the essay, Hacker and Dreifus talk about how colleges take on too many roles and none of those roles…

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    My Career Research Paper

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    As I am currently a rising sophomore attending Berea College in Berea, KY pursuing a Chemistry degree with a minor in Music, I am constantly thinking about my career plans for the future. The completion of my undergraduate degree is only three years away, I persistently question whether my career goal is what I want to accomplish in my life. My current career goal is to become a Radiologist that works in a hospital, or that has their own clinic. My life goals for right now are to be comfortable…

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    Free College Definition

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    pattern of studies shows that college fee has increased more drastically than almost any other inflations ever since its commencement. Right to education, a universal entitlement to education, needless to say is of dire importance in today’s modern world, but whether everybody has the privilege of this fundamental right is the today’s concern. Often cited as the career defining path, college education is not accessible to everybody and this in long run comes to determine the progress and…

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    Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “the future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Everyone has dreams.Weather they want to be a world class surgeon, a big shot lawyer, or even the next President of the United States. I have three essential dreams that I plan to achieve. I plan to make a difference in the world, by being a peer advocate. Also, to attend college and graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. Lastly, to settle down and start a family. This…

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