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    designed to meet the needs of each member at every stage of her life. Kappa shares an educator’s dedication to innovative scholastic success. In fact, we build an infrastructure around it and reward the achievement of it. 9. GPA requirements for members and leaders The UD all-sorority GPA is above the all-campus average. We expect our chapter members to contribute this impressive statistic by maintaining no less than the all-sorority average. New members must demonstrate academic interest and have attained at least a B+ average or its equivalent under any other grading system from high school or at least a B- average or its equivalent under any other grading system for the previous completed term as a full-time student at a college or university. In order to serve as a chapter officer, a member must attain at least a B- average or its equivalent for the previous term. 10. Information regarding community service programs including information about the organization’s inter/national philanthropy Establishing a culture of servant leadership among our members is an important way Kappa encourages women to make a difference and get the job done. When it comes to philanthropic endeavors, we put an emphasis on service to others and raising funds to impact our community and beyond. Like the UD student, our members find inspiration in creating a better environment that affects positive change. Our philanthropic ideology focuses on efforts in three areas: local organizations,…

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    She accuses Perlstein of only examining the type of college he attended, “The University of Privilege” (212). Addison states that she believes the college experience Perlstein is thinking of is still alive in today’s community colleges. The author shows her credibility by stating she had been to two community colleges herself. She talks about being a high school dropout herself and how community college gave her the chance to succeed. She refers to community college as a “priceless springboard”…

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    In today’s day and age, almost every young adult is told that attending a four-year university is the next step following high school, but two articles question the idea that college is essential and suggest a different type of post high school education. The first article I analyzed was “Should Everyone Go to College?” by Stephanie Owen and Isabel Sawhill, where the authors discuss several factors about a traditional four-year university and question whether the benefits outweigh the costs. The…

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    of the school to decide whether the punishment should be losing privileges to college events, suspension, or even exploitation. These regulations on college campuses are crucial and should be taken seriously by students and faculty. Reasons for this is students should feel safe and comfortable when attending school and classes. Such distraction can affect their grades and attendance. These acts usually affect the minority groups which is why some places may brush it off. Also, since this…

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    somewhat dependable in their first year of college with their pre-paid necessities such as meals, limitless electricity and water, security, as well as access to university assets. Gail Reardon, the founding director of a program the helps students plan gap years said in the New York Times that “many students learn valuable life skills by earning and handling money during gap years.” (Mohn 9) The article “How to Become a World Citizen, Before Going to College” by Tanya Mohn in the New York Times…

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    Just like me, thousands of international students as well as local students are benefitted by the affordable price, simple requirements for admission, and tremendous options and opportunities of community college. Though I belong to engineering field back in my country, I was able to switch to IT field and many of those grades were easily transferred to a community college which saves both time and money. At the moment I have an Associate degree and employed in an IT field as well. This would…

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    In "The Danger of Telling Poor Kids That College Is the Key to Social Mobility" posted on The Atlantic on January 16, 2014, writer and teacher Andrew Simmons states his thoughts and ideas about higher education to the impoverished population and why it isn 't for poor kids. He recently had a high school student write an essay about what she wants to do with her future. She had been told, rather preached to, that if she, "made good grades and a ticket to a good college would lead to a good job,…

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    The term Freshman 15 is slang that is used to refer to the weight gain in students who enter colleges and universities. Studies have proven that a student is likely to gain approximately 15 pounds in weight within the first year that they join the institution. Weight gain is a problem that widely affects a significant proportion of the society owing to the diseases that may result because of unusual weight gain. Gaining weight may lead to one increasing his or her body mass index leading to one…

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    Murray hopes to convince the reader that universities who narrow or exclude liberal arts and general education courses are on the rise. Thus, the inevitable result will be a direct path to producing workers for a specific job, in a specific field and will not be able to adapt to changes that will inevitably come. Although he himself is a professor and should have first-hand knowledge of statistics that would answer key questions such as, What do students do when they graduate? Likewise, did they…

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    A four-year college is essential for majority of high school students to attain for our nation to achieve economic growth. Robert Perry argues this point throughout his article, “On 'Real Education. '” Perry article, “On 'Real Education, '” argument is that our nation is digressing in four-year college graduates compared to other nations. His argument was created to refute Charles Murray’s idea that too many students are enrolling in four-year colleges and most of those students should…

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