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  • The Anti-Intellectual Environment Of American Teens: Article Analysis

    Bauerlein, Mark. "The Anti-intellectual Environment of American Teens - Education Next." RSS. President & Fellows of Harvard College, 23 Apr. 2009. Web. 01 Dec. 2015. Throughout the article, The Anti-intellectual Environment of American Teens, Mark Bauerlein states that even with the rise in college attendance rates, the standardized test scores or the student knowledge is not increasing. Though students are passing the AP exams and more people taking those classes, students should be…

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  • Service Learning Advantages And Disadvantages

    Walk around the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus and you will find students who have ditched lectures and notecards to spend their time outside of the classroom. With over 40 service learning courses offered this fall, UW-Madison allows students an alternative way to learn and bring resources to the surrounding community. These classes also have shown to create a new learning environment that provides important experience and aids students’ mental health. According to the New York…

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  • Macroaggressions: The Dangers Of Trigger Warnings On College Students

    Trigger warnings on college campuses, as a means to warn students of course material that may be offensive or disturbing to them, should not be allowed because it does not allow professional, intellectual academic discourse to occur. College professors are staring to second think on what course material to teach, because many students become offended with what comes out of the professor’s mouth, this also applies to comedians that would perform, but now they can’t because of the immaturity of…

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  • An Analysis Of Walden On Wheels By Ken Ilgunas

    In Walden on Wheels, Ken Ilgunas argues that "there is nothing liberating about leaving college; I 'd ended one series of obligations only to enter into another" (40). Being a college senior is the end road toward receiving a diploma, that certifies the completion of a certain undergraduate program, and most senior would like to achieve this end game in order to possible work in the field that interest them and pays off their college debts. Yes, I believe that after graduation the newly…

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  • Analysis Of Is College Overrated?

    In the Western part of the world, college is a big essence to be successful in life. In the reading, “Is College Overrated?” by Holly Ojalvo, states a man name Peter Thiel, creates a fellowship to admit 24 people. Each are given $100,000 to help start up their own company, but the catch is they must drop out of college in order to be accepted. This fellowship may be good for certain majors, but college should be essential and something everyone needs to take into consideration in order to have…

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  • The Importance Of Dreams In The University

    I would like, before entering the university campus, everyone their own vision and describe what the university campus looks like, imagine what university life is like, as well as plans and intentions about it, think about their own how to spend four years of university, in which 4 years, which have experience and harvest, what things to do, how to realize their dreams, how to do different, how to realize their value ...... Once, I was in college, I expect to try to do things perfect, if not…

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  • Costs Of Higher Education: The Cost Of College Education

    When the hats are thrown in the air and all are in final realization, they have finished and accomplished a dream they’ve so longed for: graduating college. After all the hard work, the all nighters, and the sacrifices made, they have made it up to this moment: where all was paid off. This is something students should experience because it is a one in a lifetime experience. College education is an important experience people should encounter at some point in their lives, but as the increase of…

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  • Distance Education And The Evolution Of Online Learning

    knowledge and maintained the art of writing. From then on literacy was born. After these advancements the human race started developing different types of institutions which were mainly medieval universities that were established in Italy, France, and England in the late 11th and 12th centuries. Most universities offered the study of arts, law, medicine, and theology. From there the world started to evolve. Schools where children could attend were then born into society forever changing…

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  • Persuasive Essay: Should College Education Be Free?

    Does having free College education accessible to everyone make college more appealing? Would having free college education draw in more students to take classes? Would the percent of students graduating in upcoming years rise if schooling was free? Really no one knows the answers because college is far from being free. Today the rising cost of a college education is alarming, after high school many students dream of being able to attend the college that they most desire, but very few of them…

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  • College In America By Caroline Bird Summary

    In Caroline Bird’s “College in America”, she describes the belief that college is the key to success for all high school graduates as a “noble American ideal” (336). Bird portrays the United States as the first nation to influence everyone to pursue a higher education. However, Bird asserts that striving for a college education is not the best option for every high school graduate, due to the money being invested and the lack of jobs being offered for college graduates. I endorse Bird’s argument…

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