Edith Cowan University

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  • Analysis Of The Pace Path Plan

    A representative of the Pace Path Plan explained the acronym of the Pace Path Plan, which stood for planning, academic excellence, coaching and mentoring, and experiential learning. A question was raised after the representative’s overview of this resource addressing a concern about how they could access the Pace Path Plan and ensure that students continue to receive the encouragement and support after UNV 101, which is the course that exposes students to make a Pace Path Plan for the next four…

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  • Effects Of Pressure On Students To Get Good Grades

    their future. Grades greatly determine what happens to a student’s future, that’s why there is a significant amount of pressure put on students to get good grades. Many college students who attend universities get scholarships for their grades. Theses scholarships help greatly with the cost of the university. If a student does not comply with the minimum GPA requirements or other standard they could possible lose part or all of their scholarship. If a student were to lose their scholarship,…

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  • College Athletes Should Be Paid

    meet academic standards but to maintain their athletic scholarship. College athletes bring millions of dollars to universities, but in return, they only receive small monthly stipends for food. With every sporting event, each student-athlete gives their all not knowing if they will get seriously injured or not. Yes, they are students, however, they are bringing money to the universities that regular students are not. If professional athletes are getting paid to entertain, why are college…

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  • How This Professoriate Fit Into My Career Goals Case Study

    It will enable me to undertake studies at Howard University while contributing to the university through teaching and scholarship. It will be a great honor for me to receive this award to matriculate through this program. During the application process, I have had an opportunity to learn about the Howard faculty members and…

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  • College Is Not For Everyone Essay

    College is Not for Everyone Today, more people than ever are attending community colleges and universities. Often, a collegiate degree is a prerequisite to meaningful employment (Pincus, 341). There is even social pressure pushing many to attend. I feel that the university education system has many structural shortcomings, and that institutions of higher learning often do not have students ' best interests at heart. I feel, simply, that college is not for everyone. An opportunity for some,…

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  • My Journey To Higher Education Essay

    interest. As the semester continued, I found myself stranded in biology classes that I had lost interest in, and I felt overwhelmed in every way as I continued to fall behind in my courses. I was ashamed; I truly believed that I was the only one in a university of 30,000 who felt as if I was going to fail. Because of this shame and embarrassment, I did not ask for the help I needed until it was too late. I stumbled across the finish line of my first semester with a 1.87 GPA and the title of…

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  • College Essay: The Failure Of Higher Education

    Higher education - some of us think that we need to get a degree to get ahead in life. We go to college because we want a lot things in life. We want to change our lives, to be better than our parents lives. Some people think we need higher education for a job or some people think we need it because of passion or a dream, like wanting to become a doctor, lawyer, engineer, physician assistant, architect, or teacher. This kind of career requires a higher education. Some just want to be educated…

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  • Social, Environmental, And Cultural Factors Affecting The Persistence Of A Community College Students

    Introduction Throughout their educational trajectory, students face multiple barriers that challenge whether they will persist in college or not. First-generation college students, in particular, face unique challenges in persisting throughout the community college system and being able to transfer out (Wang, 2009). Although research has proven that elements influencing a student’s ability to persist (or lack thereof) are wide and complex (Nakajima, Dembo & Mossler, 2012), our study seeks to…

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  • What Are The Risks Of The Student Loan Bubble

    be examining the risks of the student loan bubble. Over the last 5 years the American federal reserve bank has increased spending on federal student loans over 1,000%. From $100 billion to over $1 trillion dollars. According to Kate Hardiman from University of Notre Dame “Economists believe the amount of federal money allocated to student loans shown in this graph is highly “unsustainable.””. With the increasingly large amount of risky student loans being given out its not going to be uncommon…

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  • Ideal College Education

    only high school degrees are not getting hired to jobs they might have been hired to in the 70s for example. So in this case, college is a welfare choice. Expanding higher education availability is good for the general population. Furthermore, universities generally include liberal arts requirements unlike high school or trade schools. The liberal arts is good for everyone because it teaches people how to be open-minded. Although liberal arts is not as immediately apparently useful as STEM it is…

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