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    Religion”) Since it was crucial to establish a good the relationship with the gods, the performance of the rituals were executed by a college of priests, called pontiffs, in order to maintain divine law by accurately carry out the responsibility of the rituals. The pontifex maximus, chief pontiff, was in control of the state religion and also selected girls between the ages of six and ten to serve as Vestal Virgins (Spielvogel, 124). The Vestal Virgins were priestesses of the goddess Vesta, and were responsible for guarding the fire on the state hearth. To the Romans, if the fire was extinguished it would indicate the destruction of the city. (Spielvogel, 125) The temples of Roman worship were located in important location such as alongside a major road and included sculptures of gods and goddesses. Since it was the belief that if the gods and goddesses were happy then mankind would receive good fortune, it was important to worship the deities on a daily basis. This included daily animal sacrifices. The gender of the animal being sacrificed would depend on the gender of the deity being worshiped and it was custom that white animals were sacrificed to gods of the upper world while black animals were sacrificed to gods of the underworld. (Alchin, 2015) Romans also believed in the prediction of omens. Aside from the college of pontiffs, a college of augurs were responsible for interpreting auspices, signs or warnings that the gods gave to men through natural phenomenon such as…

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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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    In the last 20 years tuition rates have increased for private and public universities. Tuition for private universities has risen 179%, in state tuition has increased 296% and out of state tuition has increased 226%. On average,tuition has risen 233% since 1995.Tuition in general is expensive, but why make out of state tuition even higher when only 40% of America is college educated?(Kelly, Andrew: “The Neglected..”) Out of state tuition makes going to college harder for many student because…

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    venture to college, to play sports in college, to get a brighter education, or just to receive their diploma at the end of one’s twelve year-period of struggle and chaos. Each person has a goal that is different than another’s, but there are some students who struggle with the question of why to stay in school? The decision of dropping out and “going with the flow” has been used by an incredible amount of students. This decision could cripple one’s ability to become the best they could ever…

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    Up program was introduced, I had a fair idea of what I was intending to study, but I remained unsure and had made no further necessary decisions about my post-secondary education. The reason I had not even thought about what university I wanted to go to or what career I wanted to pursue was due to a lack of resources and guidance. My parents, although always supportive of me, were limited as to what they could help me with when it came to making academic decisions beyond high school as they had…

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    resources to host a school-wide Clean-Up Day. Administrators, teachers, faculty, parents, students and others from the community would join to complete necessary cleaning projects around the school. This would provide multiple opportunities for the development of pride in our school. Local businesses would have the opportunity to donate time, money or resources to assist our efforts. Parents and students would gain a sense of accomplishment, having the opportunity to work together with each…

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    Most students see high school as the calm before the storm of post-secondary due to the fact that most of them are uncertain of their future. In fact, numerous seniors that have already matriculated still are hesitant about their chosen career paths; several still deciding their fields of interests. Although the high school curriculum incorporates required courses to aid students, the structure can be altered to bring out the most of its four years. The compulsory course of Careers and Civics in…

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    Rising Adulthood Factors

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    expanded spotlight on accomplishment and its appraisal. Furthermore, similar to the move from basic to center or middle school, the move from secondary school to school can include positive components. Understudies will probably fondle developed, have more subjects from which to choose, have more opportunity to go through with companions, have more chances to investigate distinctive ways of life and qualities, appreciate more noteworthy autonomy from parental observing, and be tested mentally by…

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    that others have the upper hand they are discouraged because they no longer see the point in trying their best, something that was instilled in their minds growing up. Their efforts seem pointless, therefore they settle for instant monetary gratitude by dropping out of high school to work in a low wage job. Having to live paycheck to paycheck, struggling to make ends meet, and for years living with the worry of what could happen next is a good enough incentive to look for a way out. People who…

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    The Day I Choose LCC Have you ever thought about what college you would attend and how successful you would be? Well I have, as child I would imagine what college I would attend and would I be able to succeed. I imagined how collage would be, would I attended a large university or a small local community college. Students may even worry about the ACT and SAT and how successful will they be when taking those two extremely important tests. Luckily, I choose a school that didn 't stress me out…

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