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    Since I was a first generation and low-income student I applied to be a First Generation Scholars Intern. I thought this internship is a good experience for me because I have full understanding of some of the struggles and barriers with being a first generation student at Goucher College. In order to get this job I had to apply last year then I had to do an interview, which went well. This internship position is new and so is the First Generation Scholar program. Goucher college did not have this last school year they only had the application to become an intern. This school year is the first time they have this job position and program available. Which I think it is good that Goucher college is offering this program because it is providing…

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    Humans Vs. Zombies

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    Situation Statement History: Origins: Humans vs. Zombies (HvZ) was first established in 2005 at Goucher College in Towson, Maryland. The creators, Brad Sappington and Chris Weed, made the game free under a Creative Commons license, allowing suborganizations all over the world to play. Humans vs. Zombies is now played on six continents. Rules and Objectives: Humans vs. Zombies at its core is a game of tag. In the original rules, one player is chosen to be the "Original Zombie" and then tags…

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    Tell me about your self? I was born and raised in Las Vegas, I am a 2014 high school graduate. I decided to wait to attend college and go job hunting instead. After having a seasonal retail position, I got hired permanetly at Kmart where I have currently been at for a year and 6 months. I plan on starting college as a part time student in 2017. Will start of with my core classes first and decide on my major later. I enjoy discussions about social issues and politics and furthering my knowledge…

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    true that college tuitions can be exorbitant, I still maintain that getting an undergraduate degree will pay off much further in the future than a high school diploma. Sanford J. Ungar, president of Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland, author of “The New Liberal Arts” claim that “the critique… seems to be fueled by the reliance on common misperceptions” (226). It is important for people, especially high-schoolers, to know the truth about going to college and all the little things that go with…

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    the institution that is today known as Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri. For 142 years, Lindenwood University was known as Lindenwood College for Women; then the board made the decision to include men in the enrollment. In this paper I will argue that women protested the allowance of men on campus in the years 1968 and 1969 because of current underlying tension that was already happening in the country. For so many years, men had the advantage of schooling and getting an…

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    Challenges In My Life

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    exceed the expectations of the instructors and they insisted I move on the 1st grade as I understood the materials better than most in my class. As I continued though grammar school, middle school and even some of high school, I never really had to study much because retaining information came easy to me. I was, however, developing bad habits that did come back to get me as I completed high school and began college. During my senior year of high school, I realized that I needed to apply to…

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    allow for non-academic activities.” Many European countries are doing this method, where students take a year break after graduating high school but before college to give themselves time to do what they please without the anxiety and stress of academics. The Gap Year is a great solution for students to figure out exactly what they would like their future to be, and get an idea of the real world. After 12 years of school you must figure out what you want to do for the rest of your life and it…

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    The Bible curriculum which was the primary resource in order to civilize the colonist and Native Americans. However the premise of the Bible is to reveal deeper truth. The irony in the Colonial education system was that, their source the Bible which encouraged a free-will through the scriptures while the intention of the Colonist was to use the Bible as a method to control an unintelligent population. Colonial education was systematically organized for the wealthy to attend academies in order to…

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    My Definition Of Life

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    master’s degree also or go into a culinary school to gain more knowledge about food and health. Later on in the far future I hope to be working with other people in order to change the way people see food. I want to be part of a food revolution, which hopefully get rids of most of the very unhealthy processed foods. My future is a great challenge since I am the first in my family that has graduated high school and enrolled in college. Plus financially I need a lot of help and being the first…

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    In "The Danger of Telling Poor Kids That College Is the Key to Social Mobility" posted on The Atlantic on January 16, 2014, writer and teacher Andrew Simmons states his thoughts and ideas about higher education to the impoverished population and why it isn 't for poor kids. He recently had a high school student write an essay about what she wants to do with her future. She had been told, rather preached to, that if she, "made good grades and a ticket to a good college would lead to a good job,…

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