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  • School Psychology Personal Statement Sample

    necessary, adversely affected my academic performance in my early college years as I focused on having ‘typical’ college experiences. My focus appropriated when I started my upper division classes as the coursework became more demanding and relevant to what I enjoyed studying. Psychology courses in child and youth development drove me to take an education course for fun, which ultimately led to adding the minor. It was in these classes that I was first introduced to the school psychologist, particularly their role in promoting a healthy learning environment and coordinating care for a child’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP). The holistic team approach acknowledges the age-old idiom, ‘it takes a village to raise a child.’ Loyola Marymount University seems like the best fit for me because of the emphasis on creating versatile and visible agents of change within the schools, which Dr. Leung made clear at one of the information sessions. The presence of the REAL model from the School of Education further corroborates this goal. Although I do not consider myself to be religious, the University’s Jesuit dedication to service and social justice resonates strongly with who I am, and with what I believe. Despite whatever differences I may have with a person or community, I will always be respectful and work tirelessly to be inclusive and build bridges that open communication. Perhaps one of my greatest takeaways from my undergraduate studies came from a course in…

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  • Eula Biss Analysis

    broke out back home and his father demanded him to stay in Chicago. On the other hand, according to Biss, she didn’t seem to mind the fact that she had to leave her old home and go live in Chicago. This part of Chicago that Biss and her husband moved to was once known as “No-Man’s-Land.” She was hired to teach at the university in Evanston which is in proximity to the neighborhood of Rogers Park. Since Rogers Park had such a reputation of violence within it, as soon as she moved there she was…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Experience In A Catholic Church

    Clifton Zhuo Dr. Greenberg World Religions 19 November, 2015 Experience in Catholicism On the nineteenth of November, I took part of the mass that was held in Loyola Marymount University. I have been in the Sacred Heart Chapel before. However, this would be my first time going into the St. Mary’s Chapel. When I decided to attend the mass at St. Mary’s Chapel, the first thing that came to my mind were the old memories of my childhood. I attended a catholic elementary school during my…

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  • The Civil War: The Causes Of The Civil War

    Throughout the years many historians have argued over the some aspects of the civil war. One of the most important questions that the civil war creates is: was it inevitable? To find the answer to this question we must first state and analyze the causes of the civil war. In this research paper I will prove that the civil war was inevitable because the free states and the slave states would eventually break out in war since the problems between them would’ve never been solved if the war weren’t…

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  • A Man But Not A Brother: Abraham Lincoln And Racial Equality, By George M. Fredrickson

    Slavery is a major part of U.S. History regardless of the negative reflection it puts on the United States. Slavery divided politicians, as well as states. Slavery was not the reason for the Civil War in the beginning, but it was always a main factor of the war, especially after the Emancipation Proclamation was introduced. In the article, “A Man but Not a Brother: Abraham Lincoln and Racial Equality”, by George M. Fredrickson, writes about Lincoln and his stance on slavery. Fredrickson records…

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  • Howard County Watersheds

    primarily suburban communities located in close to the cities of Washington D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland. Why is their pollution in this region? The rivers in this region(what region?), such as the Little Patuxent, Upper Patuxent and Middle Patuxent are considered polluted by the Maryland Department of the Environment. This pollution is attributed to the storm water runoff that primarily comes from suburban areas, and 25% of nitrogen pollution that is found in rivers comes from polluted…

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  • Virginia Colonies Vs New England Colonies Essay

    During the 17th century, many Europeans, especially the English came over to America in search of a life better than the one they had in England. In the early to mid 1600s, two different groups of people, the participants from the Virginia Company and the Puritans. Despite this similarity, both the participants and the Puritans had other intentions of moving to America and with this, many other differences. Taking all the advantages and disadvantages the two groups had into consideration, the…

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  • The American Civil War: A Fated Battle

    A Fated Battle It is in human nature to have a different viewpoint from someone else. However, different viewpoints normally leads to a dispute between individuals. Disputes can range from as simple as debating on which football team is better, to more pensive economical and political issues. A prominent example is the American Civil War. The American Civil War is a result of a dispute between the northern and southern states of America. The southern states were intimidated by the…

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  • Abraham Lincoln's Abolishment Of Slavery

    “all men were created equal.” He did not believe that black people should have the same social and political rights as white people due to their differences. He believed that they should not be allowed to marry white people, that they shot not be allowed to vote and to serve on juries but he still believed they should be equal in the sense that they were paid for the labour and not forced into their labour and that was why he was against slavery. On the January 1863 Lincoln released the…

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  • Faulty Policing: The Baltimore Police Department

    with faulty methods of policing that are creating more issues as time goes on. We can look at a few examples of faulty policing by looking at reports from the Department of Justice, as well as other references. One of the main cities in the United States that we can look at is Baltimore, Maryland. This city as we look further into has problems with unjustified searches, seizers and arrest, mainly with African Americans in areas of concentrated disadvantage. Thesis: in this paper I will…

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