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    Becoming A Mentor

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    child’s life. We cannot lose hope on the next generation. Negativity is becoming a norm. Our youth imitate what they see on magazines, televisions, and social media. When I was younger being bullied forced me to become isolated. My anger and frustrated caused my grades to decline. As I reflect, my past circumstances could have forced me to make some bad decisions. I never engaged in conversations but dancing became my outlet. I was given the privilege to be exposed to dance at my middle school and high school. Teachers, custodians, librarians and neighbors pushed me to be different and do my best. My support system was amazing but meant nothing if I didn’t believe in myself. I was fortunate be given the opportunity to attend a diverse university and be involved in multiple organization. My actions became my voice and helped me grow into a unique individual. I never wanted to become complacent with one way to mentor. I have always loved volunteering at schools in my hometown. However, I knew there were more ways I could reach out and impact a life. The Boys and Girls Club of America introduced me to the essentials of educating our youth. For the past 4 years, I have seen students grow socially and academically. A former member of the club with a consistent relatable spirit allowed students to open up and enjoy my presence. My volunteerism with this organization gave me a bigger opportunity to be a part of the Big Brother Big Sister Foundation. Being a Big Sister helped…

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    warning to others regarding the exact location of a checkpoint (Seitz). Many people argue that when a sobriety checkpoint is happening, there is crazy traffic. When approaching a sobriety checkpoint, the police ask a couple of questions to prove that you have not been drinking. If they suspect you are, they will ask you to get down an either take a breathalyzer test or the 3 standardized flied sobriety tests. The checkpoints might last longer the 20 minutes individually which will be holding…

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    what you would expect from a Las Vegas home, but beautiful nonetheless. The facade of the two story home was light brown horizontal wood siding with big chocolate colored shutters, only for show of course. It had a spacious covered porch, a picturesque window seat and large leafy trees that lined the street every five feet or so. More than half the houses in the gated neighborhood had white picket fences and sprawling emerald lawns with landscaping that mirrored Thomas Kinkade’s paintings.…

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    The Swing Thing Analysis

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    documentary, Paul Whiteman was the reason for how Swing started in 1924 when he instructed George Gershwin to write “Rhapsody in Blue”, “The first pieces of symphonic jazz… A style of music that would influence classical composers,” (00:05:52-00:06:21). Moreover, the film explained the great importance Louis Armstrong’s inspiration had towards the development of Swing music, such as, the way he utilized improvisation and the feel of swing in his music. Armstrong’s style reflected a mixture of…

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    1909 in Ellis County, Texas. He was born into the family of a poor farmer with six other children. Clyde was said to be an attractive man with thick, dark hair, standing at only 5’4”. He had a love for music when he was younger, and his family thought he might take up a career in music. However, Clyde and his older brother Ivan or “Buck”, ended up dropping out of school and started to get in trouble with the police. One night, they stole a car and decided to rob a store on the Main Street. They…

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    As mentioned previously, federal programs such as TRIO are very important to have in a student affairs division. While some of these programs are not designated to only one institution, a large portion of their clients are students at their home institution, such as Henderson State. They are able to help their students with things such as financial aid and admissions paperwork, career counseling, tutoring, and advising. This allows other departments to spend more time with students who are…

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    Murray State University SWOT ANALYSIS A SWOT analysis is an extensive review of external and internal environment at which this University operates. The following review includes Murray State University’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. Key SWOT issues are identified below. Strengths: • Opportunity Afforded: Murray State offers competitive tuition that makes learning affordable. Murray State offers in-state tuition rates and out-of-state tuition rates. In Washington Monthly,…

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    Evansville College and graduate studies at Indiana University. The district of Evansville, where Elbert was brought, was racially mixed but schooling was segregated. His family were deeply religious with a love for education. At high school Elbert showed talents which made his choice of career a difficult one. He was a talented violinist but also showed remarkable talents in mathematics and physics. What must have made a decision harder to make was that Cox was awarded a music scholarship which…

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    Word specialist State University, arranged in the city of Lexicographer, Kentucky, is a four-year open7 college with around 11,166 understudies. For 24 legitimate years, Classicist Province University has been constituted by "U.S. Greetings and Humanity Examination's Unsurpassed Colleges" as one of the top territorial colleges in the Allied States. Stream Province has reliably been among the top-positioned individuals local colleges in Kentucky. In improver to the essential grounds, Lexicologist…

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    somewhat dependable in their first year of college with their pre-paid necessities such as meals, limitless electricity and water, security, as well as access to university assets. Gail Reardon, the founding director of a program the helps students plan gap years said in the New York Times that “many students learn valuable life skills by earning and handling money during gap years.” (Mohn 9) The article “How to Become a World Citizen, Before Going to College” by Tanya Mohn in the New York Times…

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