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  • The Importance Of Writing Experiences In High School Writing?

    Have you ever noticed yourself getting lost in a sentence with too much detail? I seem to recall doing this very often in many of my writing experiences dating all the way back to late middle school. Eighth grade was the point in my educational career in which writing began getting a bit more serious. English was one of my favorite subjects, and I always heard that you would always need it regardless of your career choice. My teachers stressed the importance of good grammar and different writing…

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  • Fixed And Growth Mindset

    In GPS 1010, I have learned that a person’s mindset is established in (1) a particular way of thinking; or (2) a person’s attitude and set of opinions about something. In addition to these items, one can either have a growth mindset or a fixed mindset. These mindsets play a huge role in one’s success or failure. The mindset has “two meanings to ability, not one: a fixed ability that needs to be proven and a changeable ability that can be developed through learning” and repetition. To sum up,…

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  • Persuasive Essay: Should College Education Be Free?

    Does having free College education accessible to everyone make college more appealing? Would having free college education draw in more students to take classes? Would the percent of students graduating in upcoming years rise if schooling was free? Really no one knows the answers because college is far from being free. Today the rising cost of a college education is alarming, after high school many students dream of being able to attend the college that they most desire, but very few of them…

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  • College In America By Caroline Bird Summary

    In Caroline Bird’s “College in America”, she describes the belief that college is the key to success for all high school graduates as a “noble American ideal” (336). Bird portrays the United States as the first nation to influence everyone to pursue a higher education. However, Bird asserts that striving for a college education is not the best option for every high school graduate, due to the money being invested and the lack of jobs being offered for college graduates. I endorse Bird’s argument…

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  • Personal Essay: Why I Want To Career In Psychology

    My personal struggles and my family history has allowed me to develop curiosity and encourage me to major in psychology. For me psychology has opened so many branches that I could connect personally. I enjoy learning new things and challenging myself and I believe psychology gives me the knowledge, ability and self-confidence necessary to empower and reach higher education. Psychology has helped me understand myself and how others learn, process information, and react to certain situations. Also…

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  • Social Media In My Life Essay

    Although, since I have been in college my perspective of my phone and social media has very much so changed. When I was at home and in high school I would barely ever have my phone on me at all because everyone I needed was right there with me. Since I have been in college my phone is always by my side because my family and friends communicate with me through it and without that I don’t think I could…

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  • Difference Between High School And Post Secondary Education

    a tremendous one. Many students that enter post-secondary college come to school thinking that the transition will be an easy one. They find out later that the adventure is much different from the one that they had just experienced. They soon find out that college costs are more expensive, have more academic challenges, and offer a more unique social setting than in high school. The first difference between high school and college is evident. As students enter post- secondary education,…

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  • Why Is Education Important To Me Essay

    “Why college education is important to me? Being raised in a family with no expectations of receiving higher education, I missed on the opportunity to go to college in my early years. However, the expectations were to find a job and work hard. I worked at Federal Express for 15 years and felt my life was unfulfilled. The following quote inspired me to pursue an education: “My people perish because of lack of knowledge (Hosea 4:6a, King James Version).” I became very interested in books and I…

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  • Importance Of School Safety Essay

    School safety has become a main focus in the education system over the past several years. It seems that schools are becoming the target of violent crimes. Every year teachers sit through in services training them with new ideas that are being implemented to keep students safe. Schools in our area are very old and when they were built violence was not an issue. School administrators now have to take these old schools and make them safe and functional without making them feel like a prison.…

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  • Two Years College Are Better Than Four Year College Analysis

    argues that two years colleges are better than four years colleges. Addison is right by noting that two years colleges acts as a springboard for many students to begin there higher education career, but she is wrong by refusing to acknowledge that four years colleges are equally beneficial. In evaluating the American college system, I would argue that two years colleges have their benefits as well as four years colleges, but at the same time, I wouldn’t agree that two years colleges are better…

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