Essays Tagged: "Grade (education)"

Oswald's Tale - An American Mystery

s in fights and had been to several psychiatrists during his teen years. He only received a seventh grade education.He joined the marines one week after he had turned seventeen. He was assigned to the ...

(4 pages) 38 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The war in Iraq.

tizen feel safe to live in that same country knowing that a man with only the equivalent to a ninth grade education holds all power over that country's weapons of mass destruction. In Iraq Saddam Huss ... mical, or biological weapons. There is not a country in the world that would be best led by a ninth grader. That leader would not be able to be lead his country, because he doesn't have enough educati ...

(2 pages) 128 4 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

This is a fictional story that I wrote over a period of a week.

Along with my acceptance letter was another form explaining that since I had maintained such a high grade point average throughout high school, they were considering granting me a full ride scholarshi ... ght it would be. I was taking some very difficult courses and because my scholarship depended on my grades, I was very stressed out. High school was much easier for me compared to the college level. A ...

(15 pages) 79 0 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Discrimination and Reverse Discrimination

admission into one of the world's most prestigious institutions of higher learning. Because of his grade point average of 4.0 in high school, and a combined score of 1440 on his SATs, Nick believed t ... isn't alarming enough, the average African American student accepted into the University had a 3.56 grade point average, and a 1029 average SAT score. The average rejected White student maintained a 3 ...

(9 pages) 411 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Current Views of Univerity Sport and its Athlete

Laurier. In their study they compare the "graduation average, graduation on schedule or not and the grade average" (Curtis & McTeer, 1990, p. 177) of student athletes who played football, hockey a ... accurate as possible. The study revealed that at the first University in general level programs the grade point average (GPA) for athletes and non athletes was the same at "5.5"(p.184) In Honors progr ...

(7 pages) 78 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Sun Will Come Out Amara A study of the language development of a Cambodian girl in the United States

ackground, Amara seemingly had everything going against her. To begin with, she was placed in a 7th grade classroom in the U.S. despite having only the equivalent of a 2nd grade education in Cambodia. ... at proficiency.As we also see in her reflection, what little education she had on top of her second grade schooling were a few math lessons from her step father in the refugee camp. This instruction g ...

(9 pages) 135 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Affirmative Action in Medical Schools is a Must

ally. Allen Bakke was rejected from medical school admissions twice, though he had a higher average Grade Point Average (GPA) and Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) scores than a number of minorit ...

(3 pages) 31 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Applying For College

2 undergraduate college credits in the U.S. or Puerto Rico ß Have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (4.0 on a 5.0 scale) ß Be attending a U ...

(8 pages) 89 1 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Critique Of School-to-work Programs

itor Lynn Olson of Education Week, a national newspaper which covers topics of kindergarten to 12th grade education, promotes efficient school-to-work programs which combine the learning found in high ... sents evidence supporting her belief and no counter evidence. I used to love mathematics. In grade school it was my favorite subject. I could compute addition, subtraction, multiplication, and ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Advanced Literature

in even one of them results in failure of the entire course.B. Late required papers lose a grade for four (4) days; after the fourth day, the paper earns an F (but must still be turned in for ... must be made up in order to avoid a zero for the assignment.III. Grading Policy A. Grades will be based on tests, essays, and impromptu writings.B. Extra credit will periodically be o ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

College Essay

h I had to study for. I was very excited to go but I knew I had to study for the test. My six weeks grade depended on it. Though it was difficult, I ended up staying at home studying. I missed having ...

(2 pages) 56 0 1.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

College Stress

ir GPA to a certain point in order for them to stay in school, passing the classes and getting good grades are one of the most concerning issues for a lot of students.In addition to academic stress, s ...

(3 pages) 38 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


ed me and where my true motivation was born.I was born and raised in India till I finished my tenth grade. Education is the primary focus for every student who goes to school in India. The competition ... the environment around me were truly responsible for most of my academic accomplishments till tenth grade. But all the while I had no other long-term goals that I wanted to achieve. My whole motivatio ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Academic Record vs. Potential

h my mastery of Chemistry and my strong enthusiasm for science. In addition to achieveing a perfect grade point average, I also conducted independent reserch during my junior and senior years, culmina ...

(1 pages) 582 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Floating Standard in Why Johnny Can’t Fail

ts the skills and concepts that they need to get by in the real world. Jesness says "By giving high grades and class credit to anyone willing to occupy space in a classroom, schools create the illusio ... that they have lost." He supports this statement by saying "Most employers would rather hire a 10th-grade dropout with a solid 10th-grade education than a high school graduate with only fifth-grade sk ...

(1 pages) 1662 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Why Marriage is Horrible

ish year old bartender at a local bar, so he knows something about life and love. He is has an 8th grade education but his dick is a Rhodes Scholar. The guy screws more women than the Republican part ...

(3 pages) 18 1 2.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Grades In School

as much potential to be used in ways that enhance student performance and achievement. Teachers use grades for many reasons: assessing students' comprehension of skills and information, holding studen ... untable, and reporting student achievement to parents and the school district. School districts use grades to determine the success rate of individuals, classes, and entire schools, as well as for ide ...

(5 pages) 41 1 4.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Importance of community colleges

the problem is qualifying for it. According to Richard Worsnop, "Admissions officials explain that grades and test scores are critical" (170). SAT and ACT scores are now the way to judge a student. E ... ity obtain a considerable score to apply. "Getting into school still depends, to a large extent, on grades and test scores" (Worsnop 180). A GPA average is also a way to judge a student. In order to t ...

(5 pages) 36 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

America's Educational System

hanging the grading system in America's educational system improve student's performance?The letter grade system is the established form of grading in the American educational system currently and com ... ing in the American educational system currently and commonly used in some part of the world. These grades were A, B, C, D, and F. Letter "A" being the highest and "F", indicating a fail, the lowest. ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2011

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature