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    In Caroline Bird’s “College in America”, she describes the belief that college is the key to success for all high school graduates as a “noble American ideal” (336). Bird portrays the United States as the first nation to influence everyone to pursue a higher education. However, Bird asserts that striving for a college education is not the best option for every high school graduate, due to the money being invested and the lack of jobs being offered for college graduates. I endorse Bird’s argument…

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    wealth are set up for failure. This connects to wealth and power, by in a way oppressing people based on their financial status. Those that cannot afford to live in a nice area with better schools are subject to a lower quality of education. The universities have the power in this situation, and can control the outcome of a student 's…

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    My Personal Philosophy of Student Affairs My career working with college students who seek for their professions in Korea and my own experience during college have helped me to shape my personal philosophy of student affairs. I define student affairs to be a guiding lamp that shows people the way they follow and help them find their path effectively regardless of being on the right track or being lost. In this paper, I would like to address how student affairs affect the college students…

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    Online education is a convenient way for traditional and non-traditional students to earn a diploma, certificate or degree. Online education or “distance learning” first began through shorthand classes being offered via mail. As technology progressed, television and radio were used for mediums as well. In 1981, the Western Behavioral Sciences Institute 's School of Management and Strategic Studies began offering a computer based learning program. With this new way of earning a degree comes the…

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    generation of teenagers now views college education as a essential requirement. The problem is, the college education system hasn 't grown, or improved, at a rate commensurate with demand. Vietnam, with 89 million people, has fewer than 400 colleges and universities. The United States, with 310 million people, has more…

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    From the day we start school, it is drilled into our brain that college is the only way to have a good future, but that may not be the case at all. Just ask Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg. Although it helps to have a revolutionary idea like these men, it is not necessary. Ordinary people can also achieve success without a college degree. At least, that’s what Charles Murray in his article “Are Too Many People Going to College?”, Stephanie Owen and Isabel Sawhill in their article…

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    Samual Yisehak C. Petitti ENGL 1105-42R 29 September 2016 Hidden Intellectualism Response Gerald Graff, a professor of English at the University of Illinois, wrote Hidden Intellectualism, an excerpt from the book They Say/I Say. The essay tackles the issue that one cannot be intelligent in any context except for the academic world. Intellectualism by any other subject is just as academic. I agree with Graff’s main point, however, I take umbrage with small details used in the essay. In any other…

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    Introduction Differing in structure, governance, and mission, Drake University and Iowa State University are each successful institution. Located only 45 miles from one another, in Central Iowa, these schools are structured to serve their student population, to contribute to society, and to fulfill their own mission statement. This report will review each institution and critically compare their similarities and differences. It will cover the schools mission, culture, administrational…

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    Colleges Sexual assault is a major issue throughout college and university campuses all over the United States of America. The Department of Justice, as of April 1, 2016, defines sexual assault as, “any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent.” Post secondary education systems in today 's society lack the correct procedures to battle sexual assault incidents on their campuses because the universities do not provide the correct opportunities for the victims.…

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    About six months ago, I was a high school student, now I am a college a student achieving my goal by studying a career at Thomas Nelson. Currently I am taking three classes this semester. One of those classes is English. At the being of the semester my reading and writing skills were not as good as they are now. Throughout the semester, I have learned serve of methods to understand passages, write with clarity, but I was not like that, I had my weakness when it came to reading and writing. My…

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