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  • Cheating Argument Essay

    Technology today is a great assistant for many daily tasks to people all over the world. It can be used for anything as simple as looking up directions to get somewhere to getting research to help create a presentation. The Internet helps display information that has been posted by people all over the world with a wide range of knowledge. Part of the reason it is so great is because it is easily accessed. The Internet is becoming more and more commonly used in the learning environment, and despite the several benefits it presents, it also carries along several issues. Many people believe the benefits outweigh the disadvantages, but because some people do not, it has caused this topic to be highly controversial. Although technology helps students when used correctly, students who rely too heavily on online short-cuts are in danger of not being able to think for themselves. Students who rely too heavily on the Internet’s resources are limited when asked to think for themselves and unable to develop critical thinking skills they will need to be successful in life after school. Today, the Internet is becoming more and more used for cheating instead of using the information available to help learn and guide students through their studies. Several websites are said to assist students throughout the school year, but “others say that having access to sites like Wiki, Google, and SparkNotes, inspires more cheating than studying” (Source E). When students are handed the…

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  • Rationalization Interview Essay

    I have conducted an interview with a sixty-two-year-old nurse to develop a better understanding of non-sharable problems and of rationalization. I was surprised with the understanding of these terms my interviewee had without really hearing the terms used often in her life. She told me of encounters she has had personally with rationalization and non-sharable problems, and she also told me of stories of co-workers and friends who faced similar issues. The main thing I took away from the…

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  • The Real World In Annie Dillard's An American Childhood

    Awakening into the reality that is “the real world” can be rough and turbulent. Adolescents go through significant phases in their journey of figuring out who they are and how they fit into the fabric of everyday life. The first one being the naive phase; this is where we believe we know everything there is to know. This is the stagnant phase where we cannot see change and think about forever in the most literal sense. Second is the turbulent phase; where we find ourselves rebelling to anything…

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  • Sleepers Movie Analysis

    At first glance, it could easily be said that Father Bobby is a Socratic man. For example, he was a father figure to a lot of boys in the community and he tried to keep them out of trouble. In a way, he was like a God. He had such a love for the people in the community and viewed all of the children as his own. There was one in particular, Lorenzo Carcaterra who completely adored Father Bobby. Lorenzo came from an abusive household with an abusive father. It was only natural that he would cling…

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  • Perseverance In The Call Of The Wild

    Switching life styles or even a small change can cause many new traits and you have to desire much perseverance.During The Call Of The Wild Buck was taken out of his lovely home and had to work much harder, he did not have a choice and got hurt physically a lot. In Contrast my dad switched jobs and had to learn how to control his new life and find time for everything, without getting too stressed. While my Dad and Buck are very different, there experience are kinda the same. They had to learn…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Pursuit Of Success

    When I think of successful people, my name had always failed to cross my mind. What had I done, or what could I ever do, to make myself worthy of holding such an honorable character trait? As it turns out, I have managed to surprise myself. It’s difficult to discuss these changes without sounding pompous or self-righteous, but I’ve come to find a great joy in reflecting on where I came from and where I stand today. Truly, I had never expected to attend college let alone fall in love with a…

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  • My Father's Touchdown-Personal Narrative-Me

    Critical Touchdown! The running back number 4 showboating in the end zone accompanied by the opposing team’s safety glaring. An uplifting crowd erupted from small silver bleachers. My mom came to one of my games for once, and I was happy as I saw her. Dad was also over there. He was constantly the one who accompanied me to my games. I jogged all over the football field looking for my mother and father. My shadow was the only thing that tracked behind my developed fifteen-year-old body. At the…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: Olivia's Loss Of Personal Identity

    When you first see Olivia Tourney you might see her beautiful brown eyes or her silky hair. When you get to know her you will see her kindhearted sweet personality. If you call her at any time of the night she will answer and help you. She has a very close family with two brothers and two happily married parents. She cares about them very much. She goes home twice a month to see her family and her dog Cinderella, because of the care for her family. We spend a lot of time together doing school…

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  • Nail Salon Research Paper

    Going to the nail salon is a great experience. But if you like that experience imagine it in your own home. That dream you have just created has been made a reality in 2010. Jamberry began when three sisters went to the nail salon and got their nails done in an expensive and slow process. This salon trip sparked the idea to make their own nails. “With over 300 nail wraps in an incredible variety of designs, you can customize, pair, and layer Jamberry nail wraps to create a look that’s all your…

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  • Creator Mindset Essay

    How To Be The Best You Can Be In College There are two different types of mindsets in this world. You can have a creator or a victim mindset. A creator mindset is where you find solutions to your problems, they have what you call personal responsibility. Victim mindset people are the ones who make excuses for themselves to make it feel like they are not at fault for their actions. These two kinds of people are usually in a different time period in their life, either they are not mature enough…

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