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    All three authors recognize this responsibility of public universities. Both Ehrenberg and Clarke have brought up how ranking is jeopardizing students with less fortunate background’s chance of being admitted to college. Clarke claims that U.S colleges are investing large amount of money on student consumption benefits, and argue that this could lead to “reduction in the resources available for other activities, including those designed to recruit and retain students from traditional under-represented groups”(Clarke, 2007), and Meredith claimed based on her own research that public universities are less flexible when it comes to “adjust net tuition in response to changes in USNWR rank”(Meredith, 2004), both arguments are well supported claim of fact, showing the fact that the public universities are inherited disadvantaged in the competition for high ranking since some of it’s key values are in contrast with the values university rankings represent. This lead us with the…

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    year 2020 there will be a shortage of as many as eighty thousand nurses (Discover). Being a nurse these days is more than just writing down a name and checking a pulse before the doctor comes into the room. The requirements of knowledge keeps raising for simple nurses. "Beyond sniffles and sneezes, they must manage complex conditions and chronic illnesses" (School). Becoming a nurse does take some time, just as becoming anything in the medical field does. A student can get their undergraduate…

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    The main purpose of the brochures St. Thomas University Residence Dining 2015-2016 and Snapshot of Grad Admissions are aimed to sell products (SERVICES?) to students or parents but, there are so many different aspects to each one. The St. Thomas brochure is designed advertising the different prices, options and rules for the dining residences. Snapshot of Grad Admissions to Princeton University is laid out to get students to apply for different graduate school(???) options and described the…

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    Research Paper Like most people, OK, I do not know most people, but go along with me; I was unsure what to do when I left high school. That was the case before I actually started to do research on my career and college choices. If you want to achieve your goals for a life after high school, you would have to go over and beyond if you want to get there. This is part of the message that Marlon Wayans has spoken, “Success is not a destination, but the road that you 're on. Being successful means…

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    Through the various organizations that I joined such as Legacy and Business Council, I was able to have direct interactions with the College of Business. From hosting events such as Legacy’s Business Week carnival day, to Business Council’s Impact day, I was given opportunities to explore the inter-workings of the College of Business. Legacy and Business Council establish great emphasis on service and giving back to the community. Being heavily involved with the two organizations, such as taking…

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    The funds of the scholarship were made by an anonymous donor, for the devoted work carried out by the council. The scholarship is awarded to students whose academic career path is unconventional. Unconventional education is one that does not attend brick and mortar schools and is way I qualify for this scholarship. I began my college education a week prior to graduating high school in 1987. I attended college for three semesters, while funding was limited I had to temporary halt my…

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    Throughout adolescence, everyone always depends on adults and siblings to look up to and even blame. However, in college, students become completely independent in their first steps as adults. Yet, these initial steps are completely overwhelming. The best method that helps me manage my new environment is spending time being familiar with my place and surroundings. Much like my transition from middle school to high school, I spent a good portion of my time finding my place and adjusting to new…

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    The DNP, a practice-focused terminal degree, prepares the Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) to promote evidence-based knowledge for practice and provide skills for navigating complex systems in healthcare (American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2006). I began taking this journey after a diverse background in nursing which was appropriate since my career goal is to seek a leadership role as an independent practicing nurse practitioner. Health care policy has an influence on every aspect in…

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    when it is time to start looking for a job. Tertiary education also known as University (Uni) or College, comes after a child secondary education (high school.) England is home to some of the most elite schools in the world. These British universities are known and highly respected for their research, and famous history. Like in the U.S. students usually enter college at the age of 18 and receive their bachelor degree after four years of studying at a university. All children in England are…

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    Podiatry Case Study

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    INTRODUCTION: Podiatry has no universal form of training or scope of profession. In my assignment I will compare the scope of professions within the United Kingdom, the United States of America, the Netherland and Australasia, to the South African Scope of profession in Podiatric Medicine. It will include the training of podiatry within each country, and the current disorders seen by each podiatrist. What is Podiatry? According to the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA),…

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