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  • The Pros And Cons Of Forensic Psychology

    What Forensic Psychologists Do Forensic psychologists use psychological principles in legal issues (American Psychological Association, 2011). The field is concerned with a various amount of legal problems of a psychological nature (Reber, 2001). These psychologists typically provide second opinions in legal debates and diagnose crime victims (Cherry, 2015). When forces under the law are unable to determine a reason behind a crime, a forensic can provide psychotherapy to evaluate the mindset of the criminal during the crime (All Psychology Schools, 2015). Once the professional gathers the information needed, one can testify in a court case and assist the choosing of a verdict. Work Environment Since forensic psychologists work within the criminal justice system, the psychologists job placement is in those where other criminal justice professionals perform. Places one may see this type of psychologist working include, prisons, police departments, rehabilitation centers, law firms, government agencies, or even in a private practice (Mauro, 2010). Forensics may appear in court to give a testimony or in an interrogation room to analyze reasons for a crime. Many other psychologists partner with forensics psychologists to uncover problems with patients (Sumanasiri, 2012). The psychologist interacts with similar individuals as any other Educational Requirements To become any type of psychologists, a college degree is required. Usually one must earn a doctoral degree in…

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  • Charles Murray's Too Many People Are Going To College

    In Charles Murray’s “Too Many People Are Going to College” the author presents an argument that uses statistics and logic to state that some people simply do not need to go to college. All throughout high school, students are told by their guidance counselors and teachers that they should be going to college. Charles Murray states that college could even be detrimental for those who do not need it, but are pressured into it. Throughout the essay the author describes the advantages and…

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  • College Admissions Essay: The Role Of College In My Future

    College is a big step for many people. Many are taught that college is the only way they can succeed in life. In most cases, that is true. Like for instance doctors; without their training they wouldn 't be successful in their field. However, there are still a lot of people who do not get a college degree. Instead they go off to the military and go right into the working field. Their reasons can vary and can be personal. I, myself didn 't really see college in my future. After I graduated high…

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  • Nurse Practitioner Disadvantages

    A nurse practitioner is a registered nurse with advanced education. According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)(n.d.), they “provide initial, ongoing, and comprehensive care, which includes taking health histories; providing physical examinations and other health assessment; and diagnosing, treating, and managing patients with acute and chronic conditions” (p. 7). “Advanced practice nurses actually predate the founding of modern professional nursing” (Joel, 2013, p. 3).…

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  • Educational And Career Goals Essay

    Question 1. What are your educational and career goals? I acquired a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology and Psychology from University of Wisconsin-Madison and I wish to continue my studies and further my education in the field of business. To obtain a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) and advance my career for new opportunities is my ultimate goal. My Bachelors degrees show my passion for health and fitness and I have been working in the fitness industry as a personal trainer for…

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  • Should College Athletes Have To Play In The League Essay

    Athletes needing a Bachelor 's Degree to play in the league Why should college athletes be required to have bachelor’s degree in order to play in the league? In the United States today their is a debate about whether or not college athletes are required to get a bachlors in order to play in the league. Although some people believe that college athletes don 't need a bachelor’s degree to play in the league because it uses up money and less people might play, but it makes smarter player’s in…

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  • College Vs High School Case Study

    Although some people like to take a break between high school and college, I prefer the idea of attending college immediately following high school. As I have seen many benefits to this approach. The three most know benefits are higher understanding, more opportunity, and a supporting factor to better succeeding in their profession. All three of these important benefits open the mindset of a successful employee. With a higher understanding of education, I believe a student would achieve the…

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  • Analysis Of A College Degree Is Not A Smart Investment For Everyone

    The issue of whether or not to attend a university, and earn a college degree is one that has been generally up for debate. When someone makes the decision to go to college, and to earn a degree, they usually are doing this to set up their future with a successful job. It is argued in the article, “A College Degree Is Not a Smart Investment for Everyone,” written by Stephanie Owen, that it no longer pays off to go down this route, and instead, looking for a job out of high school is the best…

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  • I Want To Pursue A Degree In Early Childhood Education

    I was born in Tucson Arizona which is still where I reside today. My background is Mexican/Hispanic on my mothers side and my father’s side is Italian. My parents had me baptized when I was about 2 months old in the Catholic Church. I feel this decision has been the most influential part of my life. I have a very strong faith and from a young age have always been involved in my church, about 8 years ago my dad was in a very serious accident and I strongly believe that if my family didn 't have…

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  • Healthcare Personal Statement Essay

    Healthcare overall has been one of my passions for as long as I can remember. I started out as a teenager in high school taking care of my grandmother on my father 's side. Soon after I had taken on many other clients, juggling long hours day to day, all the while trying to keep up my grades in school. A couple of years went by and I began to do PCW work for my mother 's parents. At that time I knew that I wanted to stay in the healthcare field for my profession, and I finally decided to further…

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