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  • The Solon Feed Mill: A Short Story

    It was just another regular day working at the Solon Feed Mill, until my friend Spencer texted me. He told me that our other friend, Matthew, had just quit his job at Nelson Electric and that they were looking for another person to work there. Spencer has been one of my best friends all throughout high school. He’s about 6’0, 190 lbs and built like a brick wall. He’s going to go play football at Loras College as a DE/LB. They were going to start a project at Kirkwood in the summer, called the Kirkwood Lighting Project and needed another unindentured worker. So he asked me if I wanted the job and that If I did, he’d let the owner know that I would be interested in doing it. I told him I’d take the day to think about it because I’ve never really…

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  • Mcdonald's Crew Member Analysis

    and pretending to interview for a job. I think this is a good class to practice and encourage people to go outside to find a job. However, Sandra has a bad luck to find her job to go into a workfare, and it’s not a job training anymore. She must work for her welfare check, and she thought it’s a miserable experience in her life that she must work as a street cleaner. She’s crying because they treat her so poorly. She must go to the street and sweep the street with brooms and shovels and garbage…

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  • Criminalist Career

    When people go to college they often have one major in mind. Many people also often have somewhat of an idea of what they want to do for a career. In this essay I will be discussing an occupation, its major, important things that go with it, and also other jobs that you can choose within that major. In 1896 Sir Edward Richard Henry found a system to classify fingerprints. In 1897 DNA could be used to find or eliminate suspects from the case. Berkeley began an academic department for…

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  • Challenges In My Life

    exceed the expectations of the instructors and they insisted I move on the 1st grade as I understood the materials better than most in my class. As I continued though grammar school, middle school and even some of high school, I never really had to study much because retaining information came easy to me. I was, however, developing bad habits that did come back to get me as I completed high school and began college. During my senior year of high school, I realized that I needed to apply to…

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  • Persuasive Essay About Gap Year

    allow for non-academic activities.” Many European countries are doing this method, where students take a year break after graduating high school but before college to give themselves time to do what they please without the anxiety and stress of academics. The Gap Year is a great solution for students to figure out exactly what they would like their future to be, and get an idea of the real world. After 12 years of school you must figure out what you want to do for the rest of your life and it…

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  • The Importance Of Education In Colonial Education

    The Bible curriculum which was the primary resource in order to civilize the colonist and Native Americans. However the premise of the Bible is to reveal deeper truth. The irony in the Colonial education system was that, their source the Bible which encouraged a free-will through the scriptures while the intention of the Colonist was to use the Bible as a method to control an unintelligent population. Colonial education was systematically organized for the wealthy to attend academies in order to…

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  • My Definition Of Life

    master’s degree also or go into a culinary school to gain more knowledge about food and health. Later on in the far future I hope to be working with other people in order to change the way people see food. I want to be part of a food revolution, which hopefully get rids of most of the very unhealthy processed foods. My future is a great challenge since I am the first in my family that has graduated high school and enrolled in college. Plus financially I need a lot of help and being the first…

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  • The Danger Of Telling Poor Kids Analysis

    In "The Danger of Telling Poor Kids That College Is the Key to Social Mobility" posted on The Atlantic on January 16, 2014, writer and teacher Andrew Simmons states his thoughts and ideas about higher education to the impoverished population and why it isn 't for poor kids. He recently had a high school student write an essay about what she wants to do with her future. She had been told, rather preached to, that if she, "made good grades and a ticket to a good college would lead to a good job,…

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  • Freshman 15 Research Paper

    The term Freshman 15 is slang that is used to refer to the weight gain in students who enter colleges and universities. Studies have proven that a student is likely to gain approximately 15 pounds in weight within the first year that they join the institution. Weight gain is a problem that widely affects a significant proportion of the society owing to the diseases that may result because of unusual weight gain. Gaining weight may lead to one increasing his or her body mass index leading to one…

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  • Personal Statement: A Career For A Career In Computer Science

    provided us with a challenging but rewarding task as it required thinking about mathematics in a different manner than we were used to. First, it became apparent to us that attempting to find an interesting way to incorporate ICC into mathematics is not simple. Once we found a satisfying topic for each lesson, we then often found ourselves focusing too much on the global aspect of the lesson, which of course conflicted with covering mathematics material. While challenging, the task ultimately…

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