Emporia State University

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  • Personal Narrative: My Interview With A Basketball Coach

    The person I decided to write my essay on was my basketball coach my senior year, Brian McIntosh. He only coached at my high school for one year, and prior to that he was an assistant coach at Emporia State University. Taking his expertise and leadership skills McIntosh helped take my team who had struggled the previous season and give them a last and successful season. He changed the atmosphere of the program and that year held the best record my school’s girl basketball team had seen in a long time. When I conducted my interview, McIntosh and I discussed over the phone Sunday evening on the 18 of September for around 20 minutes. I started out the interview asking him who he felt had the most impact into his leadership. When he response to…

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  • My Move

    One Thousand Twenty-Nine Miles “Moving is easy, but what you leave behind is what makes it hard,” by My Dear Valentine. Moving across the country from home and everything I knew was a huge learning experience in my life. I fell in love, realized my values in life, and excitedly went to a great college and a new home. I learned how to adapt very quickly and how exciting life can be if you do what makes you happy even when the outcome is impossible to know Life is an adventure and you should…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Experience In My Class

    year I have designed a plan to allow myself to focus on school. By taking 14 credit hours I will eliminate my problem of dropping classes. By not working a job during the school year I am giving myself more time to keep up with my classes to eliminate myself from failing any more of my courses. Since I have reduced my schedule to a reasonable amount of hours I believe that I will be able to have a successful school year. I believe the plan listed shows a reasonable solution to fix the given…

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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

    then previous generations. One of the problems being students are constantly under pressure. The biggest pressure they deal with is the pressure to get good grades. They get pressure from parents, coaches, and from themselves. Why is there so much pressure on getting good grades? For most students the answer is because they worry about their future. Without good grades a students may lose scholarships, not be able to participate in extracurricular activities, and not get the job they want in…

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  • College Athletes Should Be Paid

    One can say being a full time student and college athlete is like having two full-time jobs. Student athletes are working non-stop day in and day out to not only 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,…

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  • How This Professoriate Fit Into My Career Goals Case Study

    oratory and writing skills to address the inhumane conditions that African Americans faced in the United States. Indeed, African Americans and minorities still face a great deal of discrimination and injustices in American society. In particular, data and statistics reveal a historic trend of dehumanizing African American students in their pursuit of an education. According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), African American students often score lower than their White…

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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

    I was ready to succeed. But the light of confidence quickly dimmed as my first semester was far from what I expected it to be. I felt completely out of place in my major, so I switched from my initial biology to psychology, hoping that I would find more success in a different field of 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…

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  • College Essay: The Failure Of Higher Education

    On the other hand, both of these articles believe that higher education still has a problem. According to Gary Gutting, people talk about the failure of higher education because of its high costs and associated extra-academic costs, while Delbanco states that inherent social inequalities between classes inhibit the value gained from higher education. Anthony Delbanco also suggests that education is limited by poor teachers and poor graduate education. While slightly differing, both of these…

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