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  • Personal Narrative: My Learning Disability

    Hi, I’m Anna and I’m a senior at Joliet West who has a lot of friends, I have good grades on my transcript- mostly all As and Bs (I got a C like two or three times, never Ds or Fs), I been on the honor roll and high honor lists, I participated in a lot of extracurricular activities at Joliet West High School- I was in Choir, Speech Team, Chess Team, Scholastic Bowl, Leo club, and Key club, and my future plans after high school involve me going to Joliet Junior College for two years where I am going to try to get a GPA around 3.8 and 4.0 or higher so, I can get accepted to a very good school like Yale University and Georgetown University where I was thinking about having a major in political science/government with a concentration in Pre-Law.…

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  • Personal Narrative: From Joliet To Chicago

    Coming to a city that you are unfamiliar with comes with the opportunity to meet new people. When I first came to Chicago in the second grade there was a different culture than in Joliet. With me living on the Southside of Chicago in the Chatham neighborhood, I knew how limited my resources to education were, even at a young age. It wasn’t until the seventh grade that I started helping the student in my school with their education. There were always students in my class that were slower learners…

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  • St Raymond Nonnatus Analysis

    weekends, if I wasn 't at a sporting event. The city of Joliet is full of early 19th century architecture, but most of the buildings downtown are very rugged and in needing for structural attention. There are other structures, such as the train station (which is very cool), draw bridges, and fire stations. The Victorians in Joliet come second to none when it comes to sheer beauty and elegance. Although the Victorians were very tempting to write a paper on, I thought that the Cathedral would…

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  • Team 4241 Case Study

    “It doesn’t matter if you are a woman or man, the important thing is your determination” - Milka Duno This quote symbolizes the Joliet Cyborgs 4241 mission is to empower students regardless of their background. We inspire our students to problem solve, cooperate as a team, communicate with others, and develop technical skills that are applicable to their future careers. Through the mindset that everyone is capable of achieving their dreams, we have grown as individuals, as a team, and as a…

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  • Junk Food Should Be Allowed In Schools Essay

    The lack of healthy food options being sold in the Joliet Junior College Campus is a serious issue. Students have access to the cafeteria food and there are stands of food scattered around the entire campus. Students also have access to vending machines and all the food that is in there are cookies, candy, and chips. In the beverage vending machines, they have a variety of sugary drinks that students can purchase. A major risk of eating junk food is the health problems that eating junk food…

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  • Crest Hill Essay

    population to get around. There is no public bus system that come to Crest Hill, the nearest bus is in Joliet and it is a twenty-minute walk. There is no side walk to get to the bus stop making hard for the elderly or the disable to get there. Although there isn’t a lot of public transportation options in Crest Hill, there still is private transportation options. However, most seniors are on a fix income and most likely cannot afford to pay private transportation services. Something must be done…

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  • Persuasive Speech: Adopting A Pet

    each year. 2. Every year, approximately 2.7 million of those animals are euthanized. 3. In 2015, only 649,000 animals that entered shelters as strays were returned to their owners. B. On top of that, there are also overpopulation problems when it comes to cats and dogs. 1. According to the National Council on Pet Population Study & Policy (NCPPSP) the average amount of kittens a fertile cat produce is six every year. 2. The average amount of puppies a fertile dog produces is four every year.…

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  • The History Of Teen Pregnancy

    (WHO, 2016). In developed countries, the advancement in technology and prenatal care reduces pregnancy related death, but consequences of teens childbearing are well known. Pregnant teens, often are children of teen mothers which creates a vicious circle of poverty. Basch (2011) stated that adolescent mothers are almost 30% less likely to attend college and 12% less likely to complete high school. Many teens mother relay on welfare; spending of approximately $9.4 billion a year is associated…

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  • Reflective Essay: Prejudice And Discrimination

    going to discuss will include the last eleven months. For a little background, I am white/Caucasian and so is my husband, and in turn our two children, to be honest my husband and I are made up of seven different nationalities that we are aware of, it could be more, English, Prussian, German, Greek, Irish, Scottish, and French, but I guess all considered white. One of my son’s best friends is Mexican, that being said he is at our house often, did I mention my son is 21, these are not children.…

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  • Ethical Issues In The Movie Rudy

    directed by David Anspaugh in 1993 and produced by Robert N. Fried Cary Woods and written by Angelo Pizzo. The movie depicted the file of a young boy by the name Daniel Ruettiger “Rudy.” Daniel Ruettiger had ambitions of playing football for the University of Notre Dame (Velásquez, 2009). This dream was influence by the fathers’ love for football specifically for the university of Notre Dame since he was 15 years; this made Daniel want not only to study at the same university but also to play at…

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