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    Corps, stressed social justice, volunteerism, and community service throughout my childhood, encouraging me to get involved in organizations for the benefit of others. In the fall of my sophomore year, I had the chance to attend a convention at Brandeis University where student-led groups from all over Massachusetts came together to discuss and share their work in philanthropy. Despite my immediate hesitation to go due to an already overbooked…

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    The Coddling of the American Mind In recent discussions about the sensitivity of college students, a controversial issue has been whether a movement involving the removal of college and university curriculums that use words, ideas, and subjects of discomfort within the college community. On The one hand, some argue that college students are being overprotected as a younger child, therefore are becoming more sensitive as they grow older. In September 2015, Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt wrote…

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    Unfortunately, there are some down sides of going to college and the most tragic one is debt. Debt is the piled on student loans that is accumulated during a student's time at college. Many students are not lucky enough to be able to pay off their tuition so they get student loans to get by. Even though college is there to further students' education, they must pay a ridiculously high amount of money. According to CNNMoney, “half of all college students get grants or scholarships that cut their…

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    day and age, almost every young adult is told that attending a four-year university is the next step following high school, but two articles question the idea that college is essential and suggest a different type of post high school education. The first article I analyzed was “Should Everyone Go to College?” by Stephanie Owen and Isabel Sawhill, where the authors discuss several factors about a traditional four-year university and question whether the benefits outweigh the costs. The other…

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    Racism and hate is alive and well. Racist speech and hateful comments still find its way into people’s lives, especially minorities. Whether people are offended by it or not, it is not morally correct to inflict such hate on another human beings. These types of speech can be found on social media, and television shows, or even local places like in neighborhoods and schools. Today, regulating racist forms of speech and hateful comments everywhere would be nearly impossible. All though, it is…

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    Skipping school for an entire year? Sounds too good to be true, but it is true. This phenomenon is called a gap year which defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is “a one-year hiatus from academic studies to allow for non-academic activities.” Many European countries are doing this method, where students take a year break after graduating high school but before college to give themselves time to do what they please without the anxiety and stress of academics. The Gap Year is a great…

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    moment I have an Associate degree and employed in an IT field as well. This would not have been possible in the absence of community college. The most interesting thing is, for my Bachelors degree I am taking only core course at Western Kentucky University while taking other general courses at community college in a very cheap price comparing to WKU, which is about 3 times more expensive. In conclusion, Addison states that community college offers tremendous options and opportunities to people…

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    In "The Danger of Telling Poor Kids That College Is the Key to Social Mobility" posted on The Atlantic on January 16, 2014, writer and teacher Andrew Simmons states his thoughts and ideas about higher education to the impoverished population and why it isn 't for poor kids. He recently had a high school student write an essay about what she wants to do with her future. She had been told, rather preached to, that if she, "made good grades and a ticket to a good college would lead to a good job,…

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    The term Freshman 15 is slang that is used to refer to the weight gain in students who enter colleges and universities. Studies have proven that a student is likely to gain approximately 15 pounds in weight within the first year that they join the institution. Weight gain is a problem that widely affects a significant proportion of the society owing to the diseases that may result because of unusual weight gain. Gaining weight may lead to one increasing his or her body mass index leading to one…

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    In his op- ed essay titled, What is a Practical Education? Mr. Murray hopes to convince the reader that universities who narrow or exclude liberal arts and general education courses are on the rise. Thus, the inevitable result will be a direct path to producing workers for a specific job, in a specific field and will not be able to adapt to changes that will inevitably come. Although he himself is a professor and should have first-hand knowledge of statistics that would answer key questions such…

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