Tufts University

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  • Pros And Cons For Tufts University

    create a hectic schedule for students applying to college. With an Early Decision (ED) application, students may apply to universities with a binding decision, and receive a response much sooner than regular decision applications. Tufts University, which has two separate ED application deadlines, should continue their ED program for future prospective students. Before looking at the benefits of applying to Tufts ED, one must analyze the differences between a regular decision application and an ED application. The most distinct difference is that an ED application constitutes a binding commitment to the college. This commitment means that if accepted, the student will commit to the university as well as withdraw all remaining applications to other schools. Another distinction is the time period one hears back from a school. ED decisions are most commonly due by mid-November and released by universities in mid-December, whereas regular decisions are…

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  • My Greek-American Culture

    I am the Vice President of Education and Vice President of Academic Development in Alpha Omicron Pi (AOII), a sorority at Tufts, where I create the calendar each semester, host study hours for all members, and act as a resource for anything from the history of the chapter to academic references (such as classes to take, information on professors/faculty/administrators). My overarching goal is to build AOII’s community both within the chapter and within Tufts’ community. I want to be able to help…

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  • Source Analysis: The Threat To Free Speech At Universities

    Kyle Nardine Professor Woodworth English Composition 102 9/30/14 Source Analysis of The Threat To Free Speech at Universities One of the aspects that separate my generation from those in the past is that anyone with a computer can be a journalist and provide news. People still have access to news outlets such as MSNBC, Fox News, and CNN, but also a person can get news from their conspiracy theorist friend on Facebook. With a smorgasbord of choices, people need to be aware of three…

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  • Analysis Of The Pace Path Plan

    A representative of the Pace Path Plan explained the acronym of the Pace Path Plan, which stood for planning, academic excellence, coaching and mentoring, and experiential learning. A question was raised after the representative’s overview of this resource addressing a concern about how they could access the Pace Path Plan and ensure that students continue to receive the encouragement and support after UNV 101, which is the course that exposes students to make a Pace Path Plan for the next four…

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  • Effects Of Pressure On Students To Get Good Grades

    then previous generations. One of the problems being students are constantly under pressure. The biggest pressure they deal with is the pressure to get good grades. They get pressure from parents, coaches, and from themselves. Why is there so much pressure on getting good grades? For most students the answer is because they worry about their future. Without good grades a students may lose scholarships, not be able to participate in extracurricular activities, and not get the job they want in…

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  • College Athletes Should Be Paid

    One can say being a full time student and college athlete is like having two full-time jobs. Student athletes are working non-stop day in and day out to not only meet academic standards but to maintain their athletic scholarship. College athletes bring millions of dollars to universities, but in return, they only receive small monthly stipends for food. With every sporting event, each student-athlete gives their all not knowing if they will get seriously injured or not. Yes, they are students,…

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  • How This Professoriate Fit Into My Career Goals Case Study

    It will enable me to undertake studies at Howard University while contributing to the university through teaching and scholarship. It will be a great honor for me to receive this award to matriculate through this program. During the application process, I have had an opportunity to learn about the Howard faculty members and my research interests closely align with the research interests of the faculty members. I would like to study and work with Dr. Kyndra Middleton because she has expertise in…

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  • College Is Not For Everyone Essay

    College is Not for Everyone Today, more people than ever are attending community colleges and universities. Often, a collegiate degree is a prerequisite to meaningful employment (Pincus, 341). There is even social pressure pushing many to attend. I feel that the university education system has many structural shortcomings, and that institutions of higher learning often do not have students ' best interests at heart. I feel, simply, that college is not for everyone. An opportunity for some,…

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  • My Journey To Higher Education Essay

    I was ready to succeed. But the light of confidence quickly dimmed as my first semester was far from what I expected it to be. I felt completely out of place in my major, so I switched from my initial biology to psychology, hoping that I would find more success in a different field of interest. As the semester continued, I found myself stranded in biology classes that I had lost interest in, and I felt overwhelmed in every way as I continued to fall behind in my courses. I was ashamed; I truly…

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  • College Essay: The Failure Of Higher Education

    higher earning potential. While students of parents making $90000/year have a one in two chance of completing their BA by age 24, compared to students whose parents make $35000 annually have decreased odds of 1 in 17, those that complete college or university have an increased ability to advance their careers and lifetime incomes. Even when considering the socioeconomic and minority odds of educational attainment, higher education results in general with the ability to earn more over one’s…

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