Common Entrance Examination

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  • Catcher In The Rye Prep Schools Analysis

    The Cost Of Prep Schools. Pencey Prep, a prep school, has affected Holden in his journey, throughout this novel. He should be removed from these Prep schools, and moved to a public school. Society likes to judge prep schools without actually ever attending one. The standards are so high for the students at these prep schools, like Holden, so they are pushed until they break. Teachers and parents want to see the student succeed, but sometimes the standards are hard to live up too. Life at the actual prep school may not be too fun either. Students experiences vary at prep school, but holden seems to have no luck at any. Holden is often judged, ridiculed, and put on a pedestal, because of his prep school attendance. A considerable amount is expected out of Holden, like how Holden 's family wants him to get his life together. Teachers, like Mr.Spencer, want him to start applying himself. "I 'd like to put some sense in that head of yours, boy. I 'm trying to help you. I 'm trying to help you, if I can"(Salinger 8). This is part of the speech in which Mr. Spencer told Holden he could do better with his life. Holden doesn 't like to be given lectures, because it makes him feel bad about himself. Everyone is trying to help him, but he just can 't do what they expect. Holden goes to the most amazing schools, but he is having trouble succeeding. Students have to take tests to get into schools like these. This is to make sure that the students are “qualified”(R. Walker 1). This means…

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  • Depression In Japan's Education System

    students. According to the article “Examination Hell” there have been “repeated complaints in the Japanese press that examination hell has prevented Japanese students from having a healthy childhood, has blunted intellectual curiosity, has discouraged females from applying to universities, has overlooked less academic leadership skills, and has encouraged those students who finally do get admitted to do almost no academic work while in college.” (Beauchamp, 1991) Criticism likes these are not…

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  • Personal Narrative: Excitement Gone Downhill

    Excitement Gone Downhill March 25th, 2016, that day was the day I started working at my first job at Great America. It was also the first day of the season, which was exciting to think about since most people will be newcomers to the park. I was scheduled to come to work at 10 A.M, as I was about to go through the Employee entrance, where I would be told where go. Once reached the entrance the security guard at the front told me to walk straight ahead into the Human Resources and…

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  • Personal Narrative: Nonconformity Day In My Life

    habits, I decided simply to do what I wanted to. That is why I have eaten before I fed my cat: even when I am hangry, I fed my cat first because I am afraid to lose his love. Then I though that conformity is the cost of being loved in particular community, and to be nonconformist means readiness to be deprived of love and acceptance. The benefits of living authentically are pleasurable feelings after doing what you really want. However, individual needs love, care, acceptance and help to feel…

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  • Tesco Store Concept Of H & M

    customer. H&M offer accessories, shoes, tops and jeans. As well as offering cosmetics such as their own range of makeup and body products. It is very important to give customers ideas and inspire them to choose things that suit their own style. H&M’s concept is to give the customer unbeatable value by them offering fashion and quality at the best price. H&M’s store shows they have the latest trends are adapted to their fashions that work. The size of the aisles is very wide which allows suitable…

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  • I Was The First Day Of College

    It was the first day of college and I just finished my first class in Violet Hall. I was feeling pretty confident and excited for the semester. After my computer science class let out, I turned left after exiting the thirteen hundreds quarter of the first floor and took the first exit I saw, thinking about my next class which was in Barnett Hall. The day before I walked to all of my classes, especially to my psychology class in Barnett, to make sure I knew my way so I would not get lost or be…

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  • Reflective Essay: Technical Aspects Of Drama Tech

    the same pose for the next half hour. My legs, back, and even arms began to kick me with aches and pain after a mere five minutes, and I spent the remainder of my time standing there in deep thought as to why my arms were aching while they were only lightly held behind my back. Despite this, I was fueled by a burning sense of pride that I’ve never felt before. That pride seemed to mitigate any pain that I felt, and made me determined to continue. It was quite a novel experience, and one that I…

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  • HLTH 113 Patient Assessment Paper Instructions

    HLTH 113 – Patient Assessment Paper Instructions Last week I was walking towards the park minding on my own business while taking my usual walk. It was a beautiful day, the sun was warm and bright, at the distance birds were signing and dogs were barking; I had my earphones plugged in my ears and the Luke Bryan song “Do I” was playing. The fresh breeze were gently touching my skin and blowing death leaves away. At a few miles away I could see something laying on the floor, something like a…

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  • Relationship Between Positive Future Expectations And Symptoms Of Depression

    When thinking positive, you are thinking on the bright side of what can potentially happen. Many people positively fantasize about their futures. Some people who think positive, expect positive results, as we all should. Can those positive thoughts lead to something worse eventually? I have always been taught to think positive, to never let negative thoughts get you down. Always think positive, think it into existence or it will never happen. There are people who have been taught, and…

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  • Student Work Reflective Essay

    Thomas Watson, former chairman of IBM said, “Nothing so conclusively proves a man’s ability to lead others, as what he does from day to day to lead himself.” In my current position, the best things I can do to strengthen and improve the teaching profession are to teach to the best of my abilities, be a professional, maintain a positive attitude, keep my focus student-centered, and influence other teachers to do the same. One of my fellow teachers, Mrs. Pam Parris, and her exceptional…

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