Essays Tagged: "grade point averages"

The assignment was to write a modest proposal in the style of John Swift's modest proposal, and I wrote about the college application process.

system could become far less stressful if the only factors taken into consideration were scores and grade point averages. The higher the level of student categorization that school and college adminis ... college essay could be used much more productively. Students would have more time to concentrate on grades or, depending on their goals, have the opportunity to do the extracurricular activities colle ...

(3 pages) 108 2 4.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The creator of that cat(Garfield)- Jim Davis

ss major at Ball State University, he distinguished himself by earning one of the lowest cumulative grade point averages in the history of the school along with David Letterman. While attending Ball S ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.7 Oct/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Dumb Jocks

eir participants to score well in school. In fact at many high schools, athletes must maintain high grade point averages to be eligible for competition. The dumb jock is quickly becoming a thing of th ... running and push-ups after practice. For these reasons, most players at High School maintain a high grade point average throughout the season. Despite their lack of free time, athletes often do much b ...

(4 pages) 2260 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

American Education Vs. The World

all due to lack of discipline. Recently, colleges and universities have stopped using diplomas and grade point averages as a basis of admission because American high school curriculums have consisten ... ics and Science Study, showed that the United States students tended to decline in performance from grades 4 to 12 more than any other nation. In both studies, South Korea, Japan, and Singapore ranked ...

(5 pages) 52 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education