Essays Tagged: "high expectations"

Report on "Return With Honor", By Captain Scott O'Grady

he had a very strong will to succeed. Being that his father was successful in hiscareer he had very high expectations for his three children, but also spent timeentertaining them often times by taking ... ." Bythe time he was in the eighth grade he became fixated on the idea he was going to be apilot In high school he was a kicker on the Long Beach Gators, which was his high schoolfootball team. He beg ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Generation X

e. Douglas Coupland attempts to make sense of what sense this generation has been left with. Due to high expectations placed upon Generation X, commonly know as 'X-ers', by the successful 'Baby Boomer ... n a rut. They can not, however speak for the majority who are determined to set things right. Those high expectations will be overcome by ambitious 'X-ers' who count on a bright future much like Tyler ...

(6 pages) 174 1 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Love Has Nothing To Do With It. Speaks of "Pride and Predjuice" by Jane Austen

In Pride and Predjuice life is not all fun and games. There are many pressures inlife: mothers with high expectations for a good marriage and a girl's own expectation ofwhat life and hopefully marriag ...

(3 pages) 46 1 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

personal interpritation and coments on "catcher in the rye", how does the book relate to todays world.

n years I will be in law enforcement and preferably a pilot for lawenforcement.After college I have high expectations of being in the lawenforcement field. There is something about police that I like. ... t of violence, like the Rodney King trials and Sept 11, 2001. The thrill of flyingparallel with the highway chasing a car, spot light shinning bright on it, peoplejumping out. "Mike hit the infrared c ...

(1 pages) 56 3 3.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

~Modelling: in Canada~ This essay explains my opinion about modelling and how it has changed me. I've included wages earned (usually). The task was to explain how it was essential to my life

them. It is a very challenging and competitive medium that encourages me to be consistent and have high expectations about myself.I've been modelling since I was 12 and it has become essential for my ... example, offers recognition and fame but unfortunately can be easily lost because of its large and high expectant competition.Finally, one of the most attractive benefits from this career is the prof ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Charchter analysis of Rosa Morgan, from 'Welcome to the real world' by Ann Coburn.

Rosa Morgan is 14 years old. Her parents are teachers and they (especially her mother) have high expectations of her academic ability. She attends Seaton College and at the start of the novel ... e bit her lip when she saw the fishpond and gnome outside Chrissie's house.' Rosa also has to pay a high price for being a teacher's pet, everyone expects her to be the best at everything as she is st ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

History of Cuba.

The revolution in Cuba was not a result of economic deprivation, nor because of high expectations in the economy, it was the political factors and expectations which evoked the civ ...

(4 pages) 93 0 4.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

This is an essay about how one my become disappointed and the effects the emoctin my have on someone.

o not get that promotion at work in witch you have worked so hard that disappointment. Parents have high expectations for their children so when you get bad marks on your report card they feel Disappo ...

(2 pages) 64 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Bonecrack: Blackmail, Broken Bones, and Bullets this is a book report on the Dick Francis. it contains character discription and plot.

ry whim. Mr. Griffon is a respected and successful stable owner who raised his son, Neil, by having high expectations and making unreasonable demands. The relationships of these four characters, along ...

(5 pages) 27 1 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Day in the Life: Intel

Day in the Life: IntelBy Faustina Li, MBA1Published: Monday, April 7, 2003I had high hopes on my visit at Intel - As a senior auditor focusing on hi-tech before business school, I ... ted to experience the life in a hi-tech leader as an insider. The Day In the Life visit exceeded my high expectations in many ways.After the matching process, I was the only student selected to visit ...

(3 pages) 70 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Russian Revolution

las V. Riaganvosky says it best by stating, "Revolutions occur...when there is growth, advance, and high expectations." These are exactly the conditions in Russia that ripened revolution in 1917. In R ...

(4 pages) 44 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Detriments of Formal Schooling on Early Cognitive Development

on is delivered through an institution that creates a difficult environment to perform well in. The high expectations that some parents and political groups set ads to already existing high pressures ... and in this day and age that means education. The more education you have quicker you will ensure a higher standard of living and for most it is the means to an end, an end to poverty, to low class st ...

(5 pages) 77 0 4.4 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

No Child Left Behind

es that he believes that the goals of "No Child Left Behind" will ensure that all students learn to high expectations and to close the achievement gap. He says this is right for America's children; ho ... hanges will include: judging schools on more than just test scores, rewarding states that implement high standards, and to ensure the law works for states, schools, and teachers.Candidate Howard Dean, ...

(2 pages) 131 1 3.9 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Students caught between two worlds

They want their children to have better education. Immigrant kids who study English in schools have high expectations from their parents; the parents might not speak English at all. These kids cannot ...

(5 pages) 107 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Prom rite of passage

Whether it was a magical experience or a horrific one, if you went to a high school prom, I am sure that it was a night to remember. For so many teenagers the prom is the h ... is the highlight of high school. It is the one school event many students look forward to in their high school years. Many see it as a rite of passage into adulthood, but proms can also be a disaster ... n also be a disaster.         Prom, short for promenade, is a formal dance held for high school students and their dates near the end of the school year. One may think prom is a time o ...

(2 pages) 37 0 1.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Smith's Indoor Sports Facility

uct in a city that has so much to offer should not be hard. However, there is great competition and high expectations that need to be met in order to succeed as a business. The number one business of ... business. The number one business of course is gaming, which is gambling. Another business that is high on the list is hotels and resorts. The industry I will be focusing on is the sports business. I ...

(9 pages) 69 0 4.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Eleanor Roosevelt.

positive character traits, I believe that their family and the person around them will surely have high expectations for them. They will expect this person to have the same qualities and persona that ... derstand, but maybe others will not. Some will judge and criticize this person for not achieving as high a level of greatness as their namesake. Having a namesake is definitely very important. You can ...

(4 pages) 42 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

"The Red Tent" infuses a woman's blood with power.

"The Red Tent" is not the book I expected it to be.I brought high expectations to the book as a trusted friend highly recommended it to me. Despite this, the boo ... heir bodies are the givers of life and able to endure pain that joy may be created.The book is also highly erotic in spots. Diamant treats sex and biology in a way that is tender, natural, and sacred. ...

(8 pages) 20 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Causes of stress among young people

dly, non-supportive parents are also another factor that adds to youngsters' stress. They have such high expectations of their children that they sometimes pay no attention to their children's feeling ...

(1 pages) 2374 2 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

What expectation did British soldiers and civilians have of their government following World War 1?

t-war Soldier and Civilian expectations of the British governmentBritish soldiers and civilians had high expectations of their government following World War 1, most of which did not eventuate. The so ... ng and emotional pains of the war, while the British civilians felt that Germany's reparations were highly important in the short-term. Employment was a significant issue to both groups, with the sold ...

(5 pages) 20 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I