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    These outcomes have been supported by many authors to be positively or negatively affected by Outdoor Education Programmes that feature a personal growth focus in their programmes. An example of a programme such as this is Outward Bound (Kirk, Macdonald & O 'Sullivan, 2006). Participants in the survey indicated 37% effect size on initial reflection, yet a drop to 14% was found when follow up evaluations were completed. This can be supported by Neill (2002) who stated that the overall results of his meta-analysis indicated a positive short-term enhancement or behavioral change of the…

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    My life hasn’t been saturated with failures, although there have been a few failures where I knew I had to change things for the better. One specific failure actually made me think throughout the trip I was in during the time of the failure. When I went to Outward Bound in Maine in the summer of 2016, I thought I made one of the most risky decisions of my life. One of the biggest worries I had on applying for Outward Bound is that, I’ve never gone hiking and canoeing for more than a week, and I…

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    students; however, not all students have the chance at such an ample opportunity like Upward Bound to bolster their success. Upward Bound has continually pushed and prepared me to conquer my goals. At the same time, during my three summers spent on a college campus, I have grown into a new realm of independence. Upward Bound gave me the opportunity to step out of my comfort zone, introducing to new interests and new perspectives. My involvement in Upward Bound has provided me with phenomenal…

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    Connecting my journey to Lincoln University’s Upward Bound program, the purpose of the Upward Bound program is to prepare low-income and first-generation college bound students for success in higher education. An important aspect of this program consists of having educated, caring, and patient counselors to aid students with their transition into a new lifestyle. Being able to have a young mentor to guide a student through the new experiences of college will allow them to gain confidence in a…

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    “Here we are,” I thought to myself as my parents and I pulled up to a big oak tree in our old, puke colored Subaru. The massive tree overlooked the Boston Harbor and the enormous cruise boats on it. Under the oak stood an assortment of kids and instructors from all over the world. No a one of them knowing what they were about to get their self into. My mom, dad, and I wandered around, until one of the instructors approached us. “Hello and welcome to Thompson Island Outward Bound!” In a…

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    which is used in writing texts. The third level is clause, consists of two or more words and should have a subject and verb. Clauses can be divided into two types; Independent clause, which can stand alone and Dependent clause which should be attached with other clauses in order to make sense. The fourth level is phrases, which contains of two or more words but doesn’t have a subject or a verb. There are many kinds of phrases such as, prepositional phrase, and noun phrase, infinitive phrase.…

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    my grades at an okay level just to keep my family off my back. Then the day came where Upward Bound came into my junior high and spoke to all of the students about the things they provided to students…

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    While in high school, I was fortunate enough to be accepted into Temple University’s Math and Science Upward Bound Program. This program has had a huge impact on my life, offering college assistance, tutoring services, and interpersonal development classes. This organization became my second home. Although located in only one area of the city, students traveled from several different neighborhoods to gain exposure to the services provided. Being that this program was open to so many schools,…

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    journey to self-actualize. In college I became enthralled with the idea that Black students needed support in not only attaining a college degree, but achieving an education that spoke to them as an individual. Therefore, I conducted research under the guidance of Doctor Clifford Broman titled, African American Academic Aspirations and Realizations. In specific, through documentary review and bibliographic analysis I examined three programs successfully helping African American students to…

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    Hi Mr. Gural, I am not sure what the source of the break down in communications has been between the IB Program and Jonathan’s parents. Here is the timeline we followed in developing Johnathan’s course selections. We(you, your wife and Jonathan) meet in the 10th grade to develop his 2 year plan. Even at that meeting, my form indicates that he needed to attend summer school to take Economics to clear a space in his senior schedule. Even with that it would have been tight, 15 spaces with 3…

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