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  • Back To School
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    EIS Jon BohnerEISSummaryEIS Jon Bonner Teaching, I think is a really cool and fun job, but the income is nothing to brag about. It all depends on how you do in high school; it is a good plan to keep at least a 3.5 grade point average. The next step is to decide what kind of financial aid you want, or maybe you do not even need any. Most colleges start you out with a 2-year plan, to see if it is what you really want to do. Then if you really get in to the swing of things, and you like what you ar...
  • Villanova University As Many Liberal Arts Colleges
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    Though, as of this point in my life, I do not yet know what career I would like to pursue, or even what general field I would like to study or work in. I do have certain goals that I know I shall work to attain. These goals are fairly common among most people. Such as the goal of financial security, and financial ability to support a family; the goal of continuous intellectual and physical competitiveness; as well as a goal of general well being, and happiness. In America, many people with these...
  • Bryn Mawr College
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    Ra sheedah Phillips Why Bryn Mawr? As a young woman growing up in an urbanized setting and attending public schools all of my life, when the time came to start planning and searching for colleges, I searched for schools that I felt fit my persona, that I would be comfortable attending for some of the most integral years of my life. My search included schools such as Temple University, and Pennsylvania State University, higher education institutions that allowed me to challenge myself, but at the...
  • Twenty Five Percent At Du Sable
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    A Tale of Two Schools: How Poor Children Are Lost to the World Jonathan Kozol wrote a book titled Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools. A Tale of Two Schools: How Poor Children Are Lost to the World is an excerpt from the book. The excerpt tells the story of two high schools in the Chicago area. The Chicago area has a variety of high schools. Du Sable High School in Chicago and New Trier High School in a Chicago suburb are at different ends of the spectrum when speaking of the over...
  • College Degree
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    A College Education One important goal I have in life is to receive a college education. I am pursuing a degree in Finance, but as long as I graduate with a degree, my goal; will be fulfilled. There are many reasons why this goal is so important to me. I will briefly discuss 3 important reasons. I want to be able to live a comfortable life style after college. I am used to living in a nice house, and having nice cars. I think that it would be hard for me to adjust to another way of living. My pa...
  • College Change
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    So far, the college experience has made me a changed person. College changed me into a better person on many occasions. I have learned to be more responsible, when it comes down to getting work done. In college you must be responsible. I have also changed my attitude. Moving from high school to college is a big step; if you don't change your ways for the better then you might not be successful in college. When you reach college then is the time that you become an adult. First off, the college li...
  • Important High School Success
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    High school is a strange time. After three years of trying to develop identity and friends in middle school, students are expected to mature immediately on the first day of ninth grade, but I never did this. I never fully realized in the earlier grades how important high school success, as measured by GPA, would be to my future life, and as a result I am applying to college with seemingly contradictory measures of my ability to perform college-level work. If I had worked and studied hard rather ...
  • Changes From High School To College
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    Dealing with the Changes Between High School and College What are those things that one takes for granted while living at home and attending high school What changes will you face upon entering college When preparing for college, everyone thinks that it is easy just like high school. What they forget about is the fact that when you go to college and you re away from home, family, and friends, you must do everything on your own. I was a na ve young adult who was going to attend college for the fi...
  • Former Harvard And Stanford Advisors
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    Acknowledged by prestigious institutions as the top of their respective fields, our advisors have been providing academic advice and assistance to students applying to college and university for more than 15 years! Our team includes former Harvard admission workers, former Harvard faculty, former Harvard and Stanford advisors, Oxford PhD-holders, Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School graduates, Fulbright Scholars, and professionals with undergraduate degrees from Harvard, Yale and Stanf...
  • Coretta Scott King Coretta Scott King
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    Coretta Scott King Coretta Scott King was born on April 27, 1927 in Heiberger, Alabama. Heiberger was a small segregated town. Coretta's parents were Obadiah and Bernice Scott. She has an older sister named Edythe and a younger brother, Obie. Coretta was named after her grandmother Cora Scott. Her family was hard working and devoted Christians. Coretta had a strong temper, feared no one and stood up for herself. Coretta, Edythe and Obie had to walk three miles to an all-black school in Heiberger...
  • Far In College
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    When I first enrolled here at the University of Memphis in the fall of 1998, I never thought I would ever be in the position to graduate. Finishing college was a huge goal growing up but it was also my biggest fear. But after three and a half years of dedication I plan to get my degree in the fall of 2002. Getting this far in college was not easy, it took encouragement from family, dedication, and assistance from others to reach this position. Many years ago I remember my parents telling me that...
  • Lessons Through My College Experience
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    What Motivates You To Seek A College Education Why Is Berea College A Good Choice For You What motivates me to seek a college education In addition, why Berea College is a good choice for me. December 16, 2000 The last couple of years have been a long bumpy ride for me, as they have for everyone my age. No matter what, everyone has experienced many of the same teenage circumstances as I have and has dealt with them in their own way. As a personal participant in this game, we call life, I would s...
  • High School
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    I love college. I really do, I'm not kidding. I think learning from other people is the most amazing thing. I love the environment and the satisfaction of getting a good grade after I've spent a lot of time studying and preparing. I love everything from failing test to knowledge breakthroughs (you know those moments where you get a wave of clarity? ). But I didn't always feel this passionate about school. There was actually a point in my life that I actually despised school and thought it was on...
  • My Final Goal Concerns Life After College
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    Between sun yellow walls adorned with pictures of friends and plaques of past glories and beneath a wooden shelf aging with chipped paint and slanting volumes of classics, a desk occupies space. Once neatly organized, this desk has been transformed into a collage of brightly colored college catalogues. Piles of pamphlets, booklets, and brochures cover the surface of the desktop and overlay the floor. When I close my eyes, this is the picture that scans through my brain as I reflect back on the c...
  • Reed College
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    How did you first become interested in Reed and why do you think Reed might be an appropriate place, both socially and academically, to continue your education? I could tell you a heartfelt, sentimental, poignant story about first seeing a Reed College refrigerator magnet (my uncle got it at a reunion, I think) and feeling first deep emotions stirring somewhere inside my spleen. Or I could meticulously paraphrase the numerous brochures and articles about Reed that I have perused. Yet another opt...
  • Difference Between College And High School
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    In the article, Education, written by E.B. White, he tells about the subject of school-in- country vs. school-in-city. He tells us about the life of school in the country side would be like, and then he compared the life in the city side. The shift from the city school to country school was a strange way for the author and his family to accept the new environment. He and his wife never knew anything about public school before; therefore, moving to the city is something he and his wife worried ab...
  • Differences Between College And High School
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    High School versus college There are many differences between college and high school. I experienced many of these differences my self. For example in high school, you need permission to go somewhere as far as college you decide where you want to go and when you want to go. Also, High School is mandatory and free, College is voluntary and expensive. I remember when my class was taking a trip to Disney world. I left school with my permission slip in hand and I was on my way home to get it signed....
  • College
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    There are many rumors that get passed around and leave people the wrong impression about college. High school students may get the idea that college is all part of one big party. It can be, but you won't be there for too long. In order to pass your classes you need to study. If you " re partying all the time you can't study. Which leads to another myth, you can ditch class, not listen, and not do your homework and still pass. This isn't as common but there are still people who believe this. WHic...
  • Baggett
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    People often call them weekend warriors, but they are much more. Yes, the military foots their bill for college, but they deserve this luxury. They are students at McNeese during the week and defenders our country every third weekend of the month... At school, professors teach them things like Newton's Law of Gravitational Pull. So do their Drill Instructors but not with an apple. They use mortars and grenades. So what do these three young "mortar men" think of the war in Iraq and possibility of...

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