Essays Tagged: "college experience"

Intrinsic Rewards of a Graduate-benefits of receiving a bachelors degree other than monetary or job advancement.

The college experience and benefits could be described as a photo album. Imagine looking back upon your ... when you do. Along with the differences in people you befriend and come across during your years at college. Each folio, however separate, culminates these events into what we look back upon and call ... mes of my life, only a few will standout as exceptional, I believe this will be on of those times.A college experience can simply be the forced enrollment to a variety of courses you would never take ...

(2 pages) 38 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

This paper is about the US high school system adn the way they prepare kids for college. many teachers are too lenient and it is hurting the students adn their expectations once they get into college.

Preparing our Kids for the FutureU.S. high schools are not properly preparing kids for the college experience. The primary purpose of a high school in the United States is to get teenagers in ... k late in high school and still received a grade of 70 % on them. This is coming back to hunt me in college because I now have a big problem meeting deadlines. Although I do not like to admit it, if h ...

(4 pages) 157 1 2.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Struggle between Good and Evil/An essay about Avoiding Homework

The key to any successful college experience is to avoid doing your homework until the last second. Whether you are busy doing ...

(2 pages) 38 2 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Write a 400-600 word procedure report Topic: How To Handle Stress In College

tal and physical health problems. Many of today's students hold down full-time jobs while attending college and feel overwhelmed by the lack of time available to study. Fortunately, there are ways for ... e students to lower their stress levels. Here is how you can reduce stress and have a more positive college experience.PreparationBefore you start you will need a few items. A day planner is essential ...

(2 pages) 134 1 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

My College Admissions Essay

the University Web site, I realize that Old Dominion University offers what I hope to gain from my college experience. In return, I will contribute to the university as a person with leadership quali ... school's varsity volleyball or basketball team, I plan to play basketball and volleyball throughout college in Old Dominion University's women's basketball and volleyball. A college is ultimately as g ...

(2 pages) 321 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Discovering Ivy U

let, and researching the university Web site, I realize that Ivy offers what I hope to gain from my college experience. In return, I will contribute to the university as a person with leadership quali ... on my high school's varsity volleyball team for two years and I plan to play volleyball throughout college in Ivy's women's club volleyball. I also performed in The Sound of Music in high school and ...

(2 pages) 26 0 2.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

College Life 101: Dorm Living-Why Freshman Should Live In the Dorms Their First Year-Persuasive

was a great time in my life. I was going to graduate in two months, I had gotten accepted into the college I wanted to go to, and the only thing left to complete was the final paperwork for whether I ... never thought about that question because I just assumed that I'd live in the dorms, but since the college was close enough to home, I could commute too. After going through many discussions with fri ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Effects of Alcohol on College Students

Some problems with pronouns"It has been estimated that the average American college student drinks more than 34 gallons of alcohol every year (Oviatt)." Alcohol consumption see ... allons of alcohol every year (Oviatt)." Alcohol consumption seems harmless and a normal part of the college experience. It is still used and abused among a number of students. We must recognize the ef ... is still used and abused among a number of students. We must recognize the effects alcohol has on a college student."Adolescence is also a time of trying new experiences and activities that emphasize ...

(3 pages) 89 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

First Week at College.

As I entered the quad, anxious to begin my college experience, I began to feel very nervous. The thought of actually being in college frightene ... getting through the tough times in high school with my friends. The transition from high school to college is going to be a challenging feat to overcome, but my ambitions of succeeding in college wil ... it in the small space. I wasn't sure if I would be able to make this transition from home living to college living. Back home I was used to sleeping in my bed at night in my own bedroom. I wasn't used ...

(4 pages) 45 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Pro-con vs. argument essays

the reader to decide which side he or she, if also undecided, will take.In the essays "The case for college" and "I'm not racist but..", the authors do not take any particular sides. Instead they pres ... the argument and let you decide what you would like to think. This is very visible in "The case for college", where Mrs. Bird uses many examples to show you actual circumstances that occur. In this es ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.4 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

From Prep to Pros

gree with this is because of the fact that everyone should have to take full advantage of the whole college experience and education because you have an injury that ends your career at any given time. ... reams in being a young impact player in the NBA. On the other hand, I feel that if a player goes to college first in any sport then he should have to major in something that will have a positive impac ...

(3 pages) 23 1 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A basic Business Letter in proper format - Written for a business writing class.

ral information regarding your accredited university and campus that would help me prepare for your college experience as well as an application.Sincerely,

(1 pages) 376 1 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"Franny and Zooey" by JD Salinger - Fifty Years Later

section of the book, Franny, the title character is visiting her boyfriend, Lane, at his Ivy League college for a football weekend. The clothes, the language, the food andLane’s arrangements for ... a room for her in some kind of boarding house. None of these things seem at all like a contemporary college experience where email, jeans, a tailgate party and spending the weekend together would be e ...

(4 pages) 1767 0 4.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Franny and zooey: franny

s that caused her to view her surroundings pessimistically. After spending three years contently in college, Franny changed her view of the college experience. She decided that college was "one more d ... cided that college was "one more dopey inane place in the world." (Salinger, 146) She failed to see college as a place that allows one to increase his or her knowledge and independence. Similarly, she ...

(2 pages) 768 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What Can

English "What can I expect in College?" On this interview I decided to choose someone very close to me. This pers ... and all those hard moments in between. This person is my sister. My sisters' name is _________. Her college experience began when she first entered LaGuardia Community College, where she received her ... ceived her associates' degree in ________, within a period of 2 years. _____ than went on to Queens College to further her education and received her Bachelors degree. She enjoyed her years in college ...

(1 pages) 331 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

FREAK ACCIDENT “Freak Accident,” a novel, by Nick and Don

only a "freak accident" that life throws at every animal or human being unexpectedly. As a Freshman College student, an individual might somehow try to prepare for the irrefutable obstacles nature wil ... is everything. From the start, recent high school graduates tend to have a negative attitude about college. With that adamant mentality, students do not possess the desire to learn or have the thirst ...

(2 pages) 639 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

FREAK ACCIDENT “Freak Accident,” a novel, by Nick and Don

only a "freak accident" that life throws at every animal or human being unexpectedly. As a Freshman College student, an individual might somehow try to prepare for the irrefutable obstacles nature wil ... is everything. From the start, recent high school graduates tend to have a negative attitude about college. With that adamant mentality, students do not possess the desire to learn or have the thirst ...

(2 pages) 413 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Kelly bone                                                                        

only a "freak accident" that life throws at every animal or human being unexpectedly. As a Freshman College student, an individual might somehow try to prepare for the irrefutable obstacles nature wil ... is everything. From the start, recent high school graduates tend to have a negative attitude about college. With that adamant mentality, students do not possess the desire to learn or have the thirst ...

(2 pages) 409 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Online Education Controversy

t pursued in a classroom setting. As a student in my thirties, I found it awkward to enter my local college for entry required testing. I found most of the students there to be in their teens or early ... ld be a student choosing not to take classes on-line. To argue that online students are missing the college experience would certainly not hold any validity with what I have experienced thus far.I fir ...

(1 pages) 65 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Emotional Eating and the College Student

“Emotional Eating and the College Student” pinpointed all the problems spots that college students go through during thei ... their four years as a student, and how easy it is to go through a dramatic weight gain, during your college experience. In this presentation, the speaker discusses some of the common mistakes that peo ... er purpose was very easy to understand. She aimed to educate the audience on why people, especially college students have an emotional eating problem she also gave some statistics that I personally fe ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness