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    Benefits that Last a Lifetime Students need to consider many factors when deciding whether to attend a university or a junior college. Most students do not know whether to go to a junior college or a university and many tend to struggle with the decision. If an individual wants to branch out and live without the guidance of parents or family, then one should choose a university. Compared to a junior college, universities offer more beneficial opportunities that drive students to excel later in life, including more academic options, a more diverse student body, and more extracurricular activities to choose from. In comparison to junior colleges, universities tend to have a greater range of academic options for students to choose from. Junior…

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    The financial downturn has begun a surge of excitement for negligible exertion, two-year junior universities, which give understudies the decision to trade their credits to a four-year school. Late data from the National Spot for Guideline Estimations say the amount of accomplice degrees and expert assertions allowed by postsecondary establishments came to 1.5 million in 2007, which identifies with a 28 percent development over the prior decade. Regardless, there are still academic and budgetary…

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    students need to examine before deciding between a community college and a four year University. In some instances going straight to a University is the best option, however for other situations a junior college is the better option. It boils down to what a person’s overall career goal is. There are some similarities and several differences between a junior college and a four year university. Every student has to weigh the pros and cons of their own unique situation in order to determine…

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    Joplin Junior College was founded in 1937. During this time, it had 114 students and 9 faculty members (Archives Collection Guide). In 1968, it became a four year college and changed the name from Joplin Junior College to Missouri Southern State College in 1977. In 2005, it became known as Missouri Southern State University (In Pursuit Of Excellence). Missouri Southern is home of many notable alumni. Some of the alumni include Missouri State Senator Ron Richard, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver…

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    The inevitability of transferring has always been more of a plan than a hope. Through my experience at junior college, I know I stand capable of competing academically with students who are keener than I am. Studying alongside students with more discipline than myself will improve my skills plus teach me more than I could learn myself. Concurrently, in today’s job market, having a college degree is considered a basic requirement for most employers. Additionally, my sister and I are the first in…

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    “There is no way you’re going to pass physics!” My mom shouted across the dining room table. My junior year of high school was the first time in my life I had the choice of an additional science course. There was some logic behind what my mom said to me at dinner that night. Everyone in my family studied and tended to do better in the arts, science and math weren’t the strong point of my family. However, I wanted to prove them wrong. After my teacher handed back my first test and I saw a huge…

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    Junior Year. Everyone says junior year is the most strenuous year of high school. I underestimated that saying because I just thought junior year was going to be equivalent to my last two years of high school--stress free, I was clearly mistaken. I encountered many obstacles throughout that school year that I consider to be failures. One failure that really took a toll on me was getting a C- in Chemistry. I know that a C is still considered passing for most people, but to me, getting a C is…

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    When people say junior year is the hardest year in high school, they are not lying. The most difficult thing to do for any High school student is to balance school with your social life. This year, my junior year, is by far the toughest year to weigh in everything socially in my life. Between classes, my social life, and other extracurricular activities, I rarely have had any time for myself. Having all my core classes in advanced placement for the first time, I realized that this year would be…

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    Jackie is going into her junior year of college at the University of Arizona. Like most students, she got to Tucson about a week before classes start to unpack and get settled. One night her and her friends go to a local bar to get drinks and hang out. At the bar, she meets this cute guy, Jeff. He buys her a couple of drinks which leads to some flirting and exchanging numbers. Jackie was catching feeling for Jeff the more they talked. As the night began to come to an end, Jeff asked Jackie if…

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    I visited the Modesto Junior College Art Gallery, it is located on the East Campus in Modesto. The title of the artwork presented that day was “Geometries in Cold Welded Steel.” This artwork was presented by the artist Tom Duchscher. Duchscher has been teaching design, sculpture, and ceramics at MJC for the past 40 years. His work has been exhibited throughout northern California and pacific northwest. For the past four decades Duchscher has dealt with the exploration of geometric forms and has…

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