Worcester State College

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  • Personal Essay: The Importance Of Going To College

    Going to college has always been something I looked forward to going to and something that I had to do. Since I am the first generation of my family to attend college straight after high school, my parents made it very clear to me that I had to go. Also because I am the oldest of my siblings, I would have to set an example so that they can do the same and therefore follow in my footsteps. My parents will constantly tell me how college is extremely important and how getting a degree will make…

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  • Persuasive Essay About Homecoming

    Coming from high school to college can be a significant step in a student’s life. The new people and traditions create a new lifestyle for young adults on the edge of adulthood. Embracing maturity and learning to fend for oneself are only a few of the many challenges faced as an incoming college student. As a freshman arriving on campus, harder classes and a new environment to live in pose as a new feat to conquer. Everything seen and heard during the first year in college can have a lasting…

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  • Case Study On Maggie Nichols

    Maggie Nichols, a former member of the United States National gymnastics team, current gymnast at the University of Oklahoma and an inspiration to all was like a normal teenager. That all changed when she was 15 (Time). During her elite training secessions she began to have pain in her lower back to the extent she was not able to simply touch her toes. It was 2015 when Maggie attended the Karolyi Ranch Olympic training when she was first violated. Her violator was her team physician, Dr. Larry…

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  • My English Competency

    Communication competence has become a point of focus in higher level education in the previous decades as educational policy makers and calls for having stressed a “back to basics” mentality. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively is included as a major undergraduate study goal along with other primary key skills like writing, critical thinking, and problem-solving. There are some ways that I have improved my English competency spanning the period of the semester. I likely have heard…

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  • Homeschooling: The Role Of Education In The United States

    Education is an important tool that is needed in life in order for individuals to succeed. There is no hard and fast rule in how an education is obtained, as there are many ways in which an individual can attain an education but in the United States there are several ways in which students achieve them-public schooling, private schooling and homeschooling. The first two methods of schooling are far more popular but homeschooling is on the rise in today’s world as more and more people are taking…

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  • Dead Poets Society Transcendentalism Analysis

    “Things do not change; we change”(Henry Thoreau). This quote relates to transcendentalism because in the movie Dead Poets Society each character goes through a change that changes them for the better. The movie Dead Poets Society is about a group of students who have a teacher who is different from the teachers at their boarding school. Mr. Keating uses different methods to teach his students. All the boy’s face a lot of pressure from their parents. Then one day the come across the Dead Poets…

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  • Visual Science Reflective Essay

    This lesson was taught on September 25, 2017. It was the introductory lesson for my SPAT Science unit about the sun, moon and stars. I chose this lesson for to reflect on because at first glance, it appears that it went fine, but when I consider my big picture goal for my first SPAT teaching day, I think I could have gotten better results had I arranged things differently. My science lesson time slot is split into two 30 minute segments. During the first time segment, I did the unit…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Internship At Manning High School

    My mom and I were sitting in the guidance office at Manning High School trying to get a hole in my schedule fixed when my mom said, “You should do an internship with me”. “Okay” I said. Wait, why did I just say that? She is an early childhood Montessori teacher, and I do not even like little kids. I have been in my mom’s classroom before and some of her kids really got on my nerves. The next thing I know the guidance counselor has already put an internship for third block on my schedule. On…

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  • Skool Aid History

    IT is no secret that the costs associated with preparing children for a new school term is burdensome on the pockets of parents. Having recognised this, telecommunications giant, FLOW has sought to assist struggling families through is Skool Aid scholarship programme. This year, as it has for the past six years, the telecommunications will be providing approximately $700,000 of is projected $80 million earmarked for the Skool Aid Programme which encapsulates varying medical delivery booths,…

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  • A Separate Peace Coming Of Age Analysis

    Do you remember your first day of high school and how nervous you felt walking into your first class and seeing all the seniors walking around? The overcoming of that feeling is an example of coming-of-age. A Separate Peace written by John Knowles follows best friends Gene and Finny through a couple years of their adolescence. Their time in the Devon school included many situations that cover the topic of coming-of-age. In A Separate Peace, John Knowles portrays coming of age as a despairing…

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