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    It takes a real soldier to make it from the bottom to the top MVP. Not many poets or writers are expected to be remembered in the future but Nikki Giovanni’s name will carry on for centuries. At first when Nikki started of in Fisk many would think she would not make it anywhere but she never stopped fighting and now she is one of the most famous talked about poets. She isn 't like a typical poet she really cares about her readers. Nikki Giovanni truly wants the best for everyone. She is strong independent black woman who deserves to be honored for every thing she has done. Nikki Giovanni is currently a permanent teacher at Virgin Tech. Every piece of her poetry is held at the Mugar…

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    Although Nikki Giovanni holds strong anti-racist views which pinpoints the evil held within people, Giovanni also offers ideas of capability of human beings and happiness in the world. Nikki Giovanni was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, but spent the majority of her childhood in Cincinnati, Ohio. Even though they lived in Ohio, Giovanni and her family made frequent trips back to Tennessee to visit family. Being so well acquainted with Knoxville, Giovanni decided to go to college at Fisk University.…

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    As a student here at Fisk University I have many goals I plan to achieve to ensure my success. My goals will help me become a stronger and wiser person when it comes to the desires of my heart. Also, they’ll help me grow as I continue on my journey and will encourage me to succeed in each of my classes. By achieving these goals I have to encounter ways to accomplish them. That’s by putting in effort, being positive, and staying focused on my schoolwork. Even though there might be obstacles that…

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    UNK Interior Design Classroom Evaluation College students spend a large amount of their time in a classroom. This argument becomes even truer when considering interior design students. Interior design students at UNK and other universities spend even more time in the classroom because of the work that has to be done on projects. Many late nights and extra hours will be spent in the classrooms provided by the university. The extra hours spent in these classrooms makes it very important for UNK…

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    Today there are many ways for a student to earn a post-secondary education. The traditional option for attending in person classes at university or college is still present, but there many students are choosing to earn their degrees through a completely online or hybrid program, which is mostly online but does include some in person courses. No matter which style of earning an education students chose, the main goal associated with achieving a degree remains the same. That goal is for students…

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    way. All in all, it’s free money right? According to debt.com, In 2012-13, full-time undergraduates at public, four-year schools received an average of $5,750 in gift aid from all sources. This includes scholarships and grants which in fact do help students out. However, don’t forget the average year of college cost 14,000. In turn, you get approximately a semester for school paid for assuming you attended all four years. Let’s bring this back to K-State, according to our school’s website, 7 out…

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    The Desire for “More” Derives from School In every classroom, there are an abundance of different students that attend school for several reasons. Some of those reasons may be to graduate and venture to college, to play sports in college, to get a brighter education, or just to receive their diploma at the end of one’s twelve year-period of struggle and chaos. Each person has a goal that is different than another’s, but there are some students who struggle with the question of why to stay in…

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    Hardwork. Dedication. No reward One of these doesn’t seem to connect with the others. If you are a working hard and dedicated to what you do, shouldn’t you receive a reward. That thought goes through the heads of college athletes, everyday. They live this story, putting in hard work and time into playing for their school, yet they receive nothing. All these athletes play for the organization known as the National Collegiate Athletic Association or the NCAA for short. The NCAA is a…

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    post-secondary education once finished with high school), they attend part-time, works full-time, have dependents other than a spouse, an/or is a single parent. Nontraditional students have the opportunity to submit the FASFA much like younger students, because federal student aid generally does not have any age restriction. However, there are some restrictions based on the educational background that these individuals have. According to Motivational Factors Underlying College Students '…

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    P1-Anna When asked, what obstacles do you think would hinder you from persisting in obtaining your degree? Participant one, Anna, expressed, “I was on a tight schedule trying to get my grandkids off to school and then run to school myself. In the evenings, I had to get home to prepare their meals, make sure my grandchildren were doing their homework, and then do my homework”. What does it mean to you to persist in your education in spite of the obstacle. Anna, stated, “It is very important…

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