Essays Tagged: "College Board"

College Cost

The cost of going to college has changed dramatically since many of our parents have gone. Many parents consider starting ... consider starting to save for there children's education as soon as they are born. When evaluating college costs, the first numbers people usually turn to are tuition, room, and board. While the tuit ... re many expenses that aren't always discussed and that you might not consider. Although the cost of college has risen it is almost necessary to have a college degree in this day and age.Tuition is fai ...

(4 pages) 120 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Georgia's HOPE Scholarship in Dire Need of Change

For the past ten years, Georgia has sent over 700,000 high school students to its colleges free of tuition payments. Over 100,000 students have received an annual grant of $3,000 to ... vate school in Georgia. That is over $2.11 billion spent for Georgia high school students to attend college. This has all been done through Governor Zell Miller's HOPE scholarship program. Governor Mi ... d a high school graduate with a "B" average. Students must also keep a "B" average throughout their college matriculation. If a student loses the scholarship, he or she can gain it back by pulling the ...

(8 pages) 42 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"Losing Ground" A paper on financial aid then and financail aid now.

"Losing Ground" Many students cannot enroll in college due to the rising tuition. Low-income families are struggling to afford the school they want ... l yet, the tuition rates are increasing which is making it harder for students to enroll and afford college or universities. Due to the increase in tuition for colleges and universities, more a ... d more students cannot enroll. The low-income families are struggling to afford the rising costs of college. "In 1980, tuition at public colleges and universities represented 13% of income for the low ...

(3 pages) 84 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

SAT - A Test of Inequality

also known as SAT. It is a three hours test designed to determine the chance of academic success in college for a high school student. How well they do will play a big part in determining whether or n ... chool student. How well they do will play a big part in determining whether or not they'll get into college, and whether they'll make it into an elite university. Anyone who has sweated through the SA ...

(5 pages) 86 0 4.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

SAT: Not Used?

Lights, camera, action! A significant morning in the life of a potential college student unfolds like the scenes of a movie, portraying the teenager's chaotic actions. Brush ... cts of excessive studying, this student gains knowledge and skills critical not only for success in college, but also life in general. In addition, colleges benefit through acknowledging the applicant ... knowledging the applicant's abilities, which the SAT adequately measures. Furthermore, students and colleges also gain other advantages through the assessment. Therefore, the SAT should be a necessary ...

(6 pages) 50 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Computers Can grade CSAP

ter-based essay scoring for the Analytical Writing Assessment portion of the GMAT, used by business colleges to judge prospective graduate students.Vantage, a division of Vantage Laboratories Inc., wa ... before the system was used. Vantage also provides computer-based essay scoring and feedback for the College Board's online Scholastic Assessment Test practice essays. The regular SAT remains a written ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

AP Courses

I wish to be enrolled in AP courses to better prepared to manage the workload of college. AP courses will prepare me for the type of classes I will take in college. They will give a ... will take in college. They will give a feel of the college environment. These courses will show any college admissions officer how serious I am about attending college. Some students think that their ... senior year is a time to relax and take an easy course load. I feel that this is ridiculous because college is right around the corner and taking a break will only hurt you. I want to be challenged ac ...

(1 pages) 312 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Does The SAT Exam Accurately Reflect The Intelligence Level Of A Person Or Isolated Group Of People?

lars in order for their child to sit for the SAT exam if they have any hopes of their kids going to college upon graduation from high school. Why should they feel pressured to do so? ETS is purposely ... r cries of bias and complaints about the national mania for testing. Critics of the SAT demand that college admission tests be eliminated altogether and replaced by some other arrangement, perhaps a l ...

(6 pages) 27 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

An education system in dire need of change.

itten text (NatAtRisk, 1983). They also noted that the number of remedial math classes in four-year colleges had increased (NatAtRisk, 1983). In addition, "Scores consistently declined in verbal, math ... ores consistently declined in verbal, mathematics, physics, and English subjects as measured by the College Board's Scholastic Aptitude Tests (SAT)" (NatAtRisk, 1983). One reaction to "A Nation at Ris ...

(22 pages) 373 1 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


(2 pages) 420 1 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors


gainst interracial collegiate athletics was broadcast in the fall of 1955 after Jones County Junior College accepted a bid to play in the Junior Rose Bowl against an integrated football team from Comp ... ogation of opposing teams whether these contest are held in Mississippi or beyond our boarders. The College Board voted 7 to 5 against considering any of Lipscomb's three options. In its refusal to pr ...

(1 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Symphony of Life: An examination of the importance of Music Education in public schools.

eed in school. A study of music, in at least some form, has been widely accepted by most accredited colleges as an enormous boon to any potential student's application for admission (Getting Ready). T ... udent's application for admission (Getting Ready). This fact has evolved to the point that even the College Board identifies the subject of "Arts" as one of the six basic academic subjects required by ...

(7 pages) 28 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

College Tuition: College Tuition: Are We Really Getting Our Money’s Worth?

College Tuition: Are We Really Getting Our Money's Worth?Within the current economic position in whi ... Money's Worth?Within the current economic position in which the United States resides, achieving a college degree is almost required in order to make a decent living nowadays. However, according to t ... most required in order to make a decent living nowadays. However, according to the Huffington Post, college tuition has suffered a whopping 16% increase in the past year in Washington State alone. Thi ...

(7 pages) 7 0 0.0 Dec/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues