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    When I think of Grand Valley State University, the aspects that most impress me and fan my desire to immerse myself in this prestigious learning environment are Grand Valley State University’s excellent resources. In addition to having some of the most recognized and lauded faculty in world, business faculty is committed to maintaining a diverse student population. As person of Bangladeshi heritage who grew up in Dhaka, and is now planning to embark on my university studies in the United States, I see this commitment to diversity as an essential element of my ambition. From the time I was able to realize what a university was, all I heard from my friends and family was about the Grand Valley State University and the great heritage it has.…

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    Narrative Essay On College

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    think to myself, wow, even 170 miles away from home my uncle who rarely watches the news knows what I have to be afraid of at school. I am a freshman here at Grand Valley State. I was most definitely an independent person before I left for college, exploring areas of my city I’d never seen and getting to know all sorts of people throughout high school. Little did I know I’d have this feeling of independence ripped away from…

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    Nurse Misconceptions

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    February, a professional speech was done by Danielle Premo RN, BSN, a clinical coordinator-nursing at Saginaw Valley State University, in Health Science class (HS200). The speech was about her experiences in nursing as a colleagues and as an employee. Also, she talked about the do’s and don’ts when a person wants to be a nurse, and why she preferred SVSU to study in it. Moreover, she mentioned some of the popular misconception about nursing, where the nurses work, and what they do. She started…

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    The value of a college education has always generally been high in the United States of America. Most Americans believe that if you work hard and get a college education you are destined to succeed, but what happens when you cannot afford to go to college? Public universities were once easily accessible and affordable, but with rising housing costs and tuitions only those with the most money can afford to get a higher education. Most people assume this is due to inflation, but there is actually…

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    would be. I wanted to specifically study voice and viola. Unfortunately I had to choose one or the other for my major. When I auditioned for the different colleges: “University of Northern Colorado”, “Colorado University”, and “Colorado State University” , I still did not know what my focus would be. I decided to audition for the choral and instrumental department. The auditioning process was rigorous, competitive, and very nerve racking. I was not very experienced in soloistic performing. I…

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    The Home of Human Sciences Annie Danielson a wise philosopher once said, “Home is where our story begins” and so our story will begin. Home is anywhere a person can be themselves and can feel comfortable there without feeling pressured. When Human Science majors think of their home at Iowa State they think of one building in particular, Palmer, the Human Development and Family Studies Building. Palmer is the utmost significant place on campus for Human Science majors because of the history of…

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    UC Riverside, Fresno State, San Francisco State University and West Hills Community College. Thinking about where I wanted to go was very overwhelming and stressful. I was only seventeen going on eighteen and I had to start thinking about what I wanted to do with my life, it felts as if I was running out of time. I come from a hispanic family that has dedicated their time…

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    Yes, I arrived late and my chances had decreased. This would not stop me, though. During breakfast, lunch, and dinner in Mississippi State University’s cafeteria, I would pleasantly take a seat at a table where I knew not a single face and end up leaving knowing them all. We exchanged many conversations like what city we came from, how many siblings we endured, our favorite ice creams, careers we were suggesting, our favorite brands of clothing, and then came what we were running for. I told…

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    Huey Pierce Long Jr., also known as The Kingfish, was born in Winnfield, Louisiana on August 30, 1893 (Jeansonne 1). At the age of seventeen, Huey was a traveling salesman from, Louisiana, to Texas, to Tennessee (Simkin 1). At the age of twenty- one, Long went to get his college education from Tulane University Law School in New Orleans. In 1918, Huey started practicing his law career in Shreveport, Louisiana. He presented small plaintiffs against large businesses (Life & Times 3). Long made a…

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    Cleveland Owens was born in Oakville, Alabama on September 12, 1913 to a family of sharecroppers consisting of his father, his mother, and nine siblings (he was the youngest). This scene of a black family of sharecroppers was common in the south during the Reconstruction period of the United States. While slavery had been abolished, the concept of sharecropping resembled it in many ways. Workers, in most instances, blacks, were given a small portion of land to farm in exchange for a share of the…

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