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    Growing up I was never quite sure as to what I wanted to do as a career. I knew I had the passion and drive to help others, but I never knew where it would fit in the most. I changed my major several times upon entering college. I went from teaching, nursing and a few other options, but I realized I was just settling. My parents always pushed me to go into the medical field so this is why I struggled with finding my fit. I finally stood my ground and went for something I knew deep down I would enjoy. I had a great counselor when I was in high school and I loved what she did to help us. I looked up to her. I was led into this field in my undergraduate work. My class required us to complete a practicum and I chose to do so with the Lumberton Elementary Counselor. She was absolutely wonderful. She showed me what being a counselor was and how I could make a difference. I fell in love with the kids and helping them. I had a few heartbreaking moments, but she kept me encouraged. I am now doing my practicum with Lumberton school again, but with their new counselor and she is great as well. I view counseling as an important field today because we are helping our future leaders, and mental health in school has become a rising issue. So many children and young adults need someone to talk to and often times do not get that at home. Through counseling, we can assist the students in understanding how they feel and how they can be successful. Counseling, I have also learned gives one a…

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    Perfection is not sameness, it requires being diverse and unique. If the whole world was intelligent, the universe would collapse because everybody would be the same. But some people do not realize that it is better to be yourself than changing yourself to be someone else. In the novel Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes, the main character, Charlie changed who he was by getting an operation to make him smart but nothing good came out of it. He was very lonely afterwards and he lost his friends…

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    Power changes everyone's character. It may show the real person they are once they obtain power. In other cases the person will stay the same, the girls being accused had received such power and it changed their character. Power always brings out the good or the bad in someone’s character and it is a way to test your character having received such power. It’ll change you, mad with power or you will remain humble and not have changed for the worse. When you feel powerful, you think about the…

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    Personal Manifesto The subject of personal manifesto should never be something that is of foreign content. There are many different ways that you can be translated into a character. For instance, some contributors are your personality, your occupation, your habits, your work and motivation, and more. What a manifesto is, is what a community thinks of what you are rather than the content of your character. You are defined by society’s social queues and status quos. As a result, more than half of…

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    Opening: Being scared is part of everyone's life. From a monster under your bed to a large work meeting. But if you can change this after observing this situation you will be much more informed. This can be seen in Reginald Rose's short play which involves twelve men deciding the fate of a teenage boy. Thesis: Reginald Rose uses the words of juror five to to teach his readers that staying silent can let you consider all sides of a situation, and that if you can be brave and change it…

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    Hamlet Act 2 Analysis

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    Shakespeare in Hamlet act V scene 2 reveals many aspects of the human nature, along with the divinity which shapes the path of our journey. Thus, Hamlet believes that things are meant to happen will be going to happen and no one can avoid it. Men create problems and make harmful plans for others, but there is a divine power which curves your path different than other’s plan, yet bad experiences created by others can make a tremendous mental impact on the person. In Act V scene 2, the beginning…

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    Imagine being taken from a luxurious home where you are treated like royalty into the middle of the wilderness, where you are forced to work long, hard hours, with no reward but surviving until the next day, where you will only do more of the same. The idea of living like this seems almost impossible. To survive, you would have to fundamentally change who you are. Yet this is the exact scenario that Buck, the main character, is placed into. In Jack London’s novel The Call of the Wild, Buck…

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    As a small kid, I have always look out the window of my parent’s car and just stared at all the different types of cars people drive. I was always fascinated with sports cars and how they differentiate so much to regular family sedans, which eventually over time lead to my interest of cars. Over the course of my life my interests in cars have lead me to different websites, car clubs, and even people to learn more information about different types of automobiles. Up until the beginning of my…

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    Job Corps: A Short Story

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    Wow! I can’t believe I’m here at Job Corps and I can really see my life changing. I can feel myself turning around. It feels like someone caught me and kept me from falling. Every since the accident on August, Twenty Fifth, Twenty Fifteen mu life jas been changing. That day was like no other day to me. But little did I know my like was about to change. There was this convient store down the street from my house that my brothers and I would go to some nights. Well, on this particular…

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    What Is Significant

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    What is significance? Significance is something sufficiently great and important to be worthy of attention. It is something extraordinary that makes you see something a different way. It is markable and meaningful. Everyone has at least witnessed something significant and life changing once in their lifetime. Something life changing can be like losing a loved one or realizing something remarkable. There was a time in my life where I realized something significant and life changing. It was when i…

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