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    Within the MAP works assessment that was introduced to us in class, I learned that I had certain strengths and weaknesses involved with my success in the college atmosphere. Within the “Earning the Grades I Want Category” I had some good things and some bad. My strengths in this category was that I had basic academic behaviors and I understand the importance of class attendance. A weakness I had in this category was my time management skills. It stated that I had fair time management…

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    When you go to a college sporting event,how do you feel? Like many people, I get excited to see good games and players. I’m the first in my family to get the opportunity to play a sport in college. Playing a sport in college is a big accomplishment because you get to play a sport that you love while going to school. I’m going to be introducing myself by talking about my sports background, the college I’m going to and my major, and my plans after college. Growing up all I can remember is…

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    the subject. Throughout the article Schelsinger references professors and unniversity officials suhc as a Univwersity of Maryland professor who has alwasy told her students that if they do what’s expected of them they will earn a c. James Hogge, a university of Vanderbilt officla said how many students are getting the level of effort confused with the quality of their work. Schlesinger says that hard work is important in grading but shouldn’t be the standard for grading, the reason for this is…

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    The word “extracurriculars” is often related to activities such as sports, clubs, etc. Although there is a wide variety of school activities to join, they result in achieving the same goals and developing the same skills down the road. The activities someone chooses to do in their free time reveals a lot about a person, that test scores cannot do. These different activities offer promising results in the shaping of children. Participation in extracurricular activities can positively affect a…

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    Modern society puts high value on material possessions, whatever they may be, money is almost always necessary in order to purchase them. In his essay "Yes, Money Can Make You Happy" author Cass R. Sunstein theorizes that if the average person is given three options... a new car, remodeling your house, or having a dream vacation, that in the long run taking a vacation and the lead up to taking it will give more satisfaction and long-term happiness than a car or any material item for that matter.…

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    Having read the book “The Dirty Little Secrets of Getting Your Dream Job” the author, Don Raskin, simply clarifies the importance of every phase of the job search process. This is an interesting book that is not just about having success in college; it also offers practical advice beyond college and into career planning and development. Overall, this book is highly informative and provides useful information for college graduates who are preparing to enter the professional business world. One…

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    Susan Blum’s article, “Academic Integrity and Student Plagiarism: A Question of Education, Not Ethics” and “Studies Find More Students Cheating, with High Achievers No Exception” by Richard Perez-Pena both centralize their articles on the causes behind the cheating epidemic in higher education. This is a worthy topic for college students to discuss because college is the point in students’ education where they are the most desperate to maintain high grades in order to receive their degree in the…

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    Excited, nervous, and ready for this new adventure to make my first visit to Poplar Hill Farm, in Jefferson County, Mississippi. Who knew that this place in the backwoods of Jefferson County and I would have a love affair and that in a few years I would be asked to collaborate on a research project for the Poplar Hill School. Armed with hundreds of questions, anticipation and youthful curiosity, I was ready for this journey into the past. Open and receptive to all the stories, they were…

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    Unit 6 Business Plan

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    the new programme as the students will see that BTEC students organised the event. It's important for ecolint to make their students think already of their future. In taking the IB DP or IB CP, it will give them options one of which is to go to university and the other is the possibility to learn while doing. The background research before starting the project was that we listened about the feedback from last year’s event and how it can be better. This year, year 11 students are obliged to…

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    Educated Education is a way of giving or receiving instruction, especially at a school or university. Many people go through education in their life, whether it be high school or college. Higher education, such as college, is how people learn new ideas and become interested in a specific area of study (Rose 25). Individuals are the ones who choose what they wish to do with their life. Education is a worldwide debatable topic which has sides that agree and disagree, but most individuals do not…

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