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  • Analysis Of The Article 'If Your Bills, You Are Not Alone'

    parents said in a poll published this week that they expect to support their child for more than two years after graduation, up from 18 percent the year before. More than 16 percent think that arrangement will last more than five years, according to the poll, conducted by massive education lender Sallie Mae (Akane Otani, 2015). This is where it might get difficult for some people. As human we tend to let our pride get in the way of our lives. Some people, including me hate the idea of asking for money, even if it’s from a loved one. There is this stigma that if you’re an adult, asking for money is looked down upon and you’re seen as weak or unfit to be an adult. In fact in the article Jeffery, a research professor of psychology at Clark University says that "There 's this negative stereotype we have about young adults, that getting financial help from their parents indicates a character deficiency on their part" (Akane Otani, 2015). I do agree with this part. Like I said earlier, some people just have too much pride to take money from someone else. I think it’s just human…

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  • The Role Of Racial Discrimination In The United States

    In the united states, today many Americans and non-Americans are faced with constant racist slurs, movements, and ignorant people attacking them because of their skin color and because of their religious beliefs. Did you know that four out twenty-five students report racial incident that has happened to them? Or that only 146 cases of racial harassment were filed? Or how only eighteen percent of minorities dropout or in otherwise one-hundred and eighty minorities dropout of college a school…

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  • Gerrymandering Pros And Cons

    Gerrymandering is the process of altering electoral districts to favor a political party over the other by receiving more votes in that district based on the population demographics and party affiliation. The practice of gerrymandering was created when Governor Elbridge Gerry of Massachusetts had enacted a bill that would allow the state to the redistricted in a way that would favor the party he represented, the Democratic-Republican Party, over the Federalists. When the redistricting plan was…

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  • Amenities And Open Spaces: The City Of Utica

    1. Area: The community in which I live is an urban setting located in Central New York. The City of Utica is located in Oneida County. 2. Demographics: With an estimated 61,332 people in the City of Utica according to the U.S Census Bureau, the city has seen a decrease in residency since the formal census conducted in 2010 (Census Bureau). Even with the estimated decrease in population, the city is home to a multitude of races and ethnicities immigrating to the U.S from various countries…

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  • Student Identification Report

    College. When I graduated in the spring of 2005 with my Bachelor of Arts in History and my initial teaching certification in hand, I was excited to teach and challenge the young minds of our great state. As I sent application after application to every school district in the tri-city area, I quickly realized that teachers in Western New York State are a dime-a-dozen. Determined to get my foot in the door somewhere, I substituted during the day and continued working shifts at the country club at…

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  • The Ride Back In Time Analysis

    when viewing the advertisement because the phrase “the ride” refers to a train, having Nas traveling on the train, he is surrounded by professional adults, making a connection that people tend to dress formal travel by train to get to business events and also it wouldn’t make sense to have Nas deliver his tone in an informal tone. According to the website Distilled from the text “Finding Your Brand’s Voice – How to Shape a Tone of Voice”, “Formal language can convey a sense of professionalism as…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Internship With The Binghamton Tennis Charities

    Working for the Binghamton Tennis Charities, I gained experiences working within the sports industry. The first part of my internship consisted of going out in the Binghamton area and trying to sell sponsorship packages to local businesses. This was much more difficult than I originally thought it was going to be. Since I am not from the Binghamton area, it made it even more challenging because I did not know the area and anyone who owned a business. I received a lot of no’s from people.…

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  • Personal Narrative: Amityville Of Horror

    music in the background was playing had me intrigued and kept me staying for more. It was an eerie, spooky, dark melody. One that just pierces my ears at the second my ears make contact with the sound. A song where I know something is going to happen at any given moment so I can’t look away. That’s what it was like. The film starts off showing an absolutely beautiful almost Victorian home. Two quarter moon windows that peaked out like eyes and two more windows right below each. There white…

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  • Middle Colonies Essay

    The middle colonies include New Jersey, New York, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. Note: There are no promises everything will be perfect but, definitely a better life in the long run for your ancestors to live on. I can not pay to get over: That is not an issue, You can work for 4 to 10 years as a helper to a family and your boss will pay for our ticket over. That will give you food and a place to live. As well, You have rights at your home. Daily life On a normal day for the middle and…

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  • Globalization Of Kodak

    in 2013 but as an entirely different organization. Since emerging from bankruptcy, the company has mostly served niche film markets (Hardy, 2015). Kodak reappeared on the public markets in September 2013, though the bulk of the company is still owned by private equity and investment firms. Kodak is now a commercial imaging company serving business markets like packaging and graphics (Kodak, Smaller and Redirected, 2013). Gone are the days of cameras and film that made it such a famous and…

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