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  • High School And College Students
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    "Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes". Johann Von Goethe wrote the previous quote. He was trying to emphasize that everything in life brings about change. Attending high school and college is a decision that brings about consistency as well as change. Even though they both serve the purpose of educating, there are great differences and similarities in the high school and college experience. Honors and advance placement classes in secondary school prepare one...
  • College Right After High School
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    I remember that towards the end of my senior year in high school, my parents suggested that I apply to a four-year college. They also offered to pay for the cost of going to college as long as I would go full-time and would start right after high school. They believed that I would be more prepared to challenge the real world by having a four-year college degree rather than just a high school diploma. Having a higher education made the difference in getting a good job with a decent salary. Unfort...
  • Value Of A College Education
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    In our current economy, the need for a college education has become increasingly valuable despite the high cost of tuition and loans. The demand for skilled, college-educated laborers is high. A college education can also determine a person's future income potential and, in many cases, it is the only way a person can climb up the socioeconomic ladder. The idea that a college education is more valuable that a high school education is correct. A person with a college education generates a higher i...
  • Greater Higher Educational Acceptances To Minorities
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    In years past, Americas of every race, color, and nationality have been pushing for equal rights and equal representation in everything from politics, to professional sports coaches, to jobs, and colleges. In American colleges there is a little thing called affirmative action. This means that colleges give greater higher educational acceptances to minorities than they do the average Joe. For example, one college accepts people if they score above 140 points on their point scale. However, minorit...
  • Investment Of A College Education
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    Why is it important to achieve a college degree, certificate or diploma? Generally speaking, what is the importance of having a college education? This is a question that I have been debating and fighting with myself for the past five years. Is it because with a college education a person can get a better job, earn more money and ensure himself of a better life? Or is the whole concept of college a fraud and a scam to manipulate individuals in feeling inferior without it? In this paper, I am goi...
  • High School Education
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    What is an Education? According to the Oxford English Dictionary one of the definitions of the word 'education' is: 'The systematic instruction, schooling or training given to the young in preparation for the work of life; by extension, similar instruction or training obtained in adult age. Also, the whole course of scholastic instruction which a person has received. Often with limiting words denoting the nature of the predominant subject of the instruction or kind of life it prepares, as classi...
  • Value Of A College Education In Order
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    Value Of A College Education According to Lundberg (2003), "adult students are one of the most rapidly growing segments of today's college student population, making up approximately 40% of all college students" (665). Having a college education is an important tool that contributes to several aspects of a person's life. The areas that are impacted the most would be the professional and personal areas. It is important to learn the value of a college education in order to take advantage of what y...
  • Educational Opportunities Of African Americans
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    The American College and University The colonial colleges were among the first colleges created and were established under religious auspices. It was believed that an educated ministry was needed to establish Christianity in the New World. Harvard College was established in 1636, followed by Yale, William and Mary, Princeton and King's College later to be called Columbia University and there were also others. The general colonial college curriculum included Latin, Greek, Hebrew, rhetoric, and lo...
  • Today's Society A College Education
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    The Real Price of a College Education So where do you plan to go to college What college do you go to Where did you get your degree I am sure you have heard these questions quite a few times in your lifetime already. You have probably heard these questions from people you do not even know. For these questions to come up so often and by so many people, they must obviously relate to something rather important, a college education. Just how important to you is a college degree I believe it should b...
  • Key Skill For College Students To Master
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    Skills That Are Important For College Success University Of Phoenix Gen 300 Skills For Professional Development It seems in the society we live in today, having a college degree is a necessity. Years ago it was the norm for people to just go right into a full time job after high school, if they even finished high school; they did this to support their families. In today's society a person has a difficult time getting a decent job without a college degree. During an adults working life, bachelor ...
  • Education 8 23 98 Present Miles College
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    Objective To acquire a position which will allow me to utilize my experience, training and skills, as well as my education. Education 8/23/98 - present Miles College "X Pursuing Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Accounting". X Recognized as an honor student by the Miles College Educational Division of Business and Accounting. 6/5/95! V 6/1/98 Lawson State Community College"X Major: Science and General Studies". X Received Associates Degree in Science June 1, 1998. Work experience ...
  • College Education
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    Why I Wish to Attend College I have always been the type of person who has a tremendous amount of desire to achieve. I want to be somebody. I want to make a difference in my community. As a result I set four major goals for myself during my junior year in high school. The first of these goals is completing my high school education with at least a 3.0 grade point average or above. The second goal is to obtain a college education. The third goal is to start a lasting career for myself as a pediatr...
  • Need For A College Education
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    Educational Aspiration: Comparing The Value Of A High School Education vs. A College Education. In our current economy, the need for a college education becomes increasingly valuable despite the high cost of tuition and loans. The demand for skilled, college-educated laborers is high. A college education can also determine your future income potential and in many cases, it is the only way a person can climb up the socioeconomic ladder. There are two theories that suggests why the need for a coll...
  • Sort Of College Education
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    IS COLLEGE WORTH THE MONEY? Right now in our society a college education is no longer an option or privilege, but rather a necessity. We are practically raised and conditioned to believe that one needs higher education in order to succeed in life. There is a saying that says, 'If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. ' But as technology is constantly advancing and computers are running almost anything, is a college education really necessary? There are people whom have never set foot ...
  • College Grads Income
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    Aristotle once said, "The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet". Translation: Yes, studying every night until 11 PM for that big test when you could be out having fun with your friends or spending time with your family really stinks, but you will appreciate your education when it comes time to discuss your value as an employee to your boss. A college education is an investment. As with any investment, a college education takes time, planning and some sacrifice. But it is an inve...
  • Person With A College Education
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    The past has shown time and again that Americans who gain a college education will be much more likely to be financially secure, find jobs easier, be happier, and have more knowledge. If a person attends college it will open a whole new list of jobs they can take. Also, you will most likely be paid more just because you have a large wealth of knowledge in your head as well. Financial success and knowing a few things in life will make a person happy, and will most likely live a much more comforta...
  • Earning A College Education
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    The Value of a College Education "If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest". -Benjamin Franklin. The past has shown that a college education is one of the most valuable possessions anyone can have. In both learning ability as well as earning ability, a college education is worth every cent you put into it. You are able to get so much more out of life than if you just stop after high school. With a college...
  • True Value Of A College Education
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    In the business market today, a college education is something to be treasured. In both earning and learning prospective, a college education is worth every penny. An Anonymous person once said, "If you think the price of education is expensive, try the price of ignorance. You pay for ignorance everyday for the rest of your life". In 2000, 84% of American adults ages 25 and over had at least completed high school and 26% of those had continued on to receive a bachelor's degree or higher, both at...
  • Transition From High School To College
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    In today's society it is important to receive a college education to join the workforce. However, the transition from high school to college was a very intimidating experience for me. To make the college transition less frightening, I took several precautions while still in high school. These precautions included participating in extracurricular activities, taking challenging courses, as well as developing good time management skills. Challenging courses also benefited me because it helps to pre...
  • Cost Of A College Education
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    Irene Anderson OBSTACLES TO COMING TO COLLEGE- Everyone knows that getting a college education is a sure means of improving and transforming one's standard of living because of the increased chances of getting a better paying job and the increase in self-esteem. So why don't more people who live in poverty seek to acquire a college education, is a question only the individuals can answer. However, those who choose this route, soon realize that there are certain roadblocks that they have to deal ...

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