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  • My Belief Is The Key To Having A Better Life

    My belief One man in his whole life will meet countless challenges, and all of these challenges could give the man his own experiences and these experiences or feelings will build the own belief of this person. For me, I believe that to be optimistic is the key to having a better life. I will use my own stories to show you how this become my own belief. This story is about the TOEFL test. You know it’s one of the best and biggest language exam in the whole world. So in China if you want to go abroad, especially America, and get better education, you will need to take this exam. In this case, I started to study the TOEFL when I was in high school. At first I thought it would be very easy since my English grades are always good in school. However I found that I was wrong in a complete mess. Because we just need to recite words, sentences and grammar like a machine and do not have to care a little about how to speaking, listening or how to communicate. So I could barely understand even one word in my first TOEFL listening class. Thus, when I saw how difficult this, I felt very uncomfortable. I know this is weird, but there are too many things that related of this, you could not believe how much stress I have. Leaving high school, that is kind of unimaginable in China, especially in a normal city where I lived. If I failed the TOEFL and could not go to America, I have to back the high school 3rd year again if I still want to go to university. My whole life will get influences.…

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  • Friendship Essay: The True Meaning Of Friendship

    A true friend accepts who you are but also helps you become who you are supposed to be. The definition of a true friend has changed over time. “The Japanese have a term, Kenzoku, which translated means “family”. The connotation suggests a bond between people who’ve made a similar commitment and share a similar destiny. It implies the presence of the deepest connection of friendship, of lives lived as comrades from the distant past.” (Lickerman, Alex. “The True Meaning of Friendship.” Psychology…

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  • School Dropout Essay

    Education Did you know that one million American students drop out of high school every year? (EPE 2012) Did you know that students in United States is the 25th in math, 17th science, 14th reading, out of 29 countries? (OECD 2012) Did you know that two out of three eighth-graders cannot read proficiently and that nearly three out of four eighth- and 12th-grade students cannot write proficiently?(NAEP 2011, 2012) The main responsible of this situation, are the students themselves. Lack of…

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  • My Pursuit Of Success Essay

    When you look up the word success Webster states that success is accomplishment of one 's goals. I have never been one to set goals in my life because I was always afraid of failure. 37 years ago I drop out of school in the 9Th grade there never was anyone who told me I could make in school so I saw no need to stay in school. There have been times that I dream of going back to school. But I’m a runner. I have always run from thing that I was scared of. I went back 3 times in last 30 years to…

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  • How Does Social Media Affect Our Identity

    Several people use social media every day to keep in touch with out of state family, to look at what is happening in the world, to read, and look at what people post on Facebook. Social media is an electronic communication that people can post anything they want on there, so that their friends and family can see it. Numerous young teenagers and celebrities do careless acts, so that they can get attention from their audiences. There are three sources that will help support my argument and they…

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  • Supportive Work Environment

    I believe in leadership by in leadership by creating a positive and supportive work environment. Leading by example is the first step in creating this space. The best way to portray the ideal work environment and the behavior expected of a team is by exemplification. I believe a great leader is part of the process and stands on the front line with the team. I won’t expect someone to fulfill a task or duty that I wouldn’t complete myself. By putting myself alongside my team, I believe I…

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  • Personal Narrative: Porn And Sexual Objects

    I mean you really need to watch the she wolf video, Its at the bottom, who would direct that? Its SO hilarious. I mean she’s amazing, but You’d think she’d be like damn wtf am I doing?? Hahahaa! I know that’s you in the closet. The only she wolf that’s EVER, “brought me to my knees”. Porn does make people simply sexual objects. I “liked” straight/gay porn 50/50 because the men were less dramatic. I just look at your Adams apple and I am completely content. You came in like a, “wrecking ball”.…

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  • Isolation In John Valliant´s The Jaguar's Children

    Isolation is a powerful force. To be separated from humanity can disorient and debilitate oneself, unless they have hope. In John Valliant’s literary work The Jaguar’s Children, the protagonist, Hector, significantly grows, as he becomes an optimistic individual in order to survive, a more selfless person by taking care of Cesar and becomes a faithful believer in God. The isolation he faces changes his moral beliefs and attitude, ultimately giving him the willpower and hope to stay alive long…

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  • Reflection On Hunger In America

    Hunger in America is a bigger issue than most Americans like to believe, as Americans we like to think that hunger only exists in other countries. This week I got a better picture of how hunger affects people. Although I did not fully comply with the food stamp challenge, I found out quickly that if I were to be on food stamps my life would challenge drastically. I was lucky enough to have food bank experiences, I went home Sunday and my mother cooked so I had leftovers form that and I can go to…

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  • Mel Trotter: A Personal Analysis

    What would be discovered if my entire life’s events rested in the pages of a lengthy novel? Each reader would have the opportunity to read about my life’s best moments, like the time I successfully finished my first piano recital in first grade. Yet, the shameful time I lied to my parents about breaking a vase would be unsheltered in the novel’s pages. Without knowing my beliefs and characteristics, one could perceive who I am by simply knowing the events that took place in my life. Through the…

    Words: 1966 - Pages: 8
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