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    Why I Chose To Be Essay

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    Becoming Who I am Supposed to Be As a student at Sonoma State University, I decided to declare my major in human development because it covers a broad range of subjects like psychology, anthropology, and sociology. Then, at the end of my junior year in college, I decided to declare a minor in early childhood studies. To complete the early childhood studies minor, I have taken classes that teach concepts such as child development and how to assess the different behavioral patterns and the stages of development in children. The combination of both my major and my minor led me to the decision to go into social work as my career. I decided on this because the courses I completed opened my eyes in many different ways to the social injustice in the world. I believe that the job social workers do is so important because they represent the facts and strive to achieve a more just outcome for the people within the community that need justice most. During my time at Sonoma State, I had the honor of becoming a member of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority. Throughout my time in Gamma Phi Beta, I held the position of Philanthropy Chairwoman for two consecutive terms. My…

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    Global Sea Level Rise

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    Marin County is one of the nine counties located in the San Francisco Bay Area and has a population of about 260,000. It is in the North Bay and is considered to be one of the wealthiest counties in the state of California. Geographically, it is a peninsula facing southward and borders Sonoma County from the North. Most of the population resides on the eastern portion of the area, whereas the mainland portion is primarily occupied by open spaces and agricultural areas. Due to its proximity to…

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    Williams-Sonoma Case Study

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    (prophet.net).This shift was so successful it moved the use of the internet to Pottery Barn, and other retail outlets. The result was 500% increase in internet sales and a 1 billion dollar profit. They also used the web to launch PB Teen which focused on the gap in age between Pottery Barn and Pottery Barn Kids. Each website is interactive now but PB Teen was the first with outstanding success. This appealed to dialed in kids wanting something to improve their own piece of sanity, their…

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    somewhat dependable in their first year of college with their pre-paid necessities such as meals, limitless electricity and water, security, as well as access to university assets. Gail Reardon, the founding director of a program the helps students plan gap years said in the New York Times that “many students learn valuable life skills by earning and handling money during gap years.” (Mohn 9) The article “How to Become a World Citizen, Before Going to College” by Tanya Mohn in the New York Times…

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    Just like me, thousands of international students as well as local students are benefitted by the affordable price, simple requirements for admission, and tremendous options and opportunities of community college. Though I belong to engineering field back in my country, I was able to switch to IT field and many of those grades were easily transferred to a community college which saves both time and money. At the moment I have an Associate degree and employed in an IT field as well. This would…

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    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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    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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    Murray hopes to convince the reader that universities who narrow or exclude liberal arts and general education courses are on the rise. Thus, the inevitable result will be a direct path to producing workers for a specific job, in a specific field and will not be able to adapt to changes that will inevitably come. Although he himself is a professor and should have first-hand knowledge of statistics that would answer key questions such as, What do students do when they graduate? Likewise, did they…

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    He first starts building his credibility when he states, “The U.S. Department of Labor reports that the country needs more graduates if we are to keep up with, let alone lead, other nations in the global economy” (Perry). In stating this, he makes note of the U.S. Department of Labor, which shows that he is using an extremely credible source. Perry later on states, “The National Center for Higher Education Management Systems indicates that the U.S. will need to produce 63.1 million degrees to…

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    For example a lot of them would worry about paying off their student loans before, and after college. Most college students usually have jobs just to pay for student loans and everyday living expenses. There 's a new study founded by Georgetown University over the past twenty-five years, more than seventy percent of student work while attending school ( Rapacon). It would be nicer for them to have to worry only about living expenses, instead of stressing out over their college bills. From…

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