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    Administration policies at women’s colleges have changed throughout the years to accommodate the 21st century generation. Women’s colleges started forming in the 1830’s with a purpose to advance the rights of women and allow them to have a place for themselves where they can be free of any discrimination. Since before the 1830’s all colleges were for men only because women didn’t have many rights and were seen as inferior to men, so they decided to establish a college of their own where they would feel comfortable. The controversy about transgender students’ admission into a women’s college is calling much attention because of colleges mixed feelings on allowing someone who has changed their birth gender to the opposite gender into an all-women’s…

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    Wake Technical Community College is the largest community college in North Carolina. Enrollment reached a record high of 22,000 students for the fall, 2014 (The News & Observer, 2014). Furthermore, a significant number of classes are taught online, and as of last year, more than 3,300 students were in online programs; a number that has doubled within five years (The News & Observer, 2014). According to Bryan Ryan, the Senior Vice President of Curriculum Education Services, states that “while…

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    Electoral College Process With the upcoming presidential election in November 2106, I believe that it is important to understand our government, and how the leader of our country will truly be selected, come election time. Most people think that their vote personally effects who wins the presidency, but what they do not realize, is that there is a system in place called the Electoral College. I am a firm believer in educated voting, and knowing how the system works plays hand in hand with being…

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    The purpose of this study is to find the relationship between a college student’s alcohol use and their academic performances. The effects of alcohol on academic performance is important to study because it will allow society and researchers to gauge how to achieve maximum academic performance in both college and in other areas of life. This information will help society change or adjust their lifestyle so that they are able to make the most out of their college experiences while maintaining…

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    As many high school upperclassmen begin the search for colleges, one of the biggest things a student will look at is whether or not they are up to par with the admissions requirements. Many factors play into these requirements such as grade point average (GPA), extracurricular activities, community involvement, maybe even an essay, however, the most daunting requirements for these students is the section that reads “Test Scores.” Standardized test scores are used to weed out applicants and scare…

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    Essay 2 Currently a popular cultural phenomenon has risen over the last couple decades. Women’s sports, but more specifically women’s soccer popularity has been up for debate amount multiple age groups. Over the last 20 or so years women’s professional soccer stateside has a mountain of obstacles to face. From the gender equality on turf, to the two found leagues, or the dramatic pay deficits found within the female population. It seems like quite a large topic for debate that many argue…

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    when they do have the same crowd and sponsors they are paid the same. Men and women all do the same things in the different sports, they put in the same time, they practice just as hard and they don't get paid the same. This was first brought to the attention of the public by the U.S. women's soccer team. They thought it was unfair that they won the world cup and the men lost in the round of 16 but, the men got paid more. Most women sports is actually very new compared to the mens. They could…

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    When students think about applying to college the first thing that comes to mind is the SAT; and how they are going to prepare. Many question if there should be alternatives for standardized testing that could outweigh the benefits of the SAT? Right now this is a controversial problem it affect people all over the country when they are applying to a colleges of there choice. This issue is relevant because today there are schools that are putting aside the SAT and using other alternatives to…

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    In my opinion, college is a place where one furthers their education. I chose to attend college after high school because I need to be educated to go into the specific career field that I want in my future. I know that to be a nurse anesthetist I need to acquire a bachelor’s and master’s degree in nursing. I believe there are other reasons to attend college, but getting a good education is the most important factor to me. Other reasons to attend college could be the social aspect. When I chose…

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    In her article "To all the Girls I 've Rejected", Jenifer Delahunty Britz appeals to a broad audience primarily composed by current, future and pasted college students. Although not limited to these demographics, the article primarily aims to console people who have experienced a rejected application. In lieu of conversations about this very personal and sometimes troubling subject, Britz attempts to console and explain why these rejections happen so often to such great candidates. It 's clear…

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