Essays Tagged: "academics"

Emilie du Chatelet

their place in society. During her early childhood, Emiliebegan to show such promise in the area of academics that soon she was ableto convince her father that she was a genius who needed attention. P ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

"Effortless Bonding"

nse of camaraderie with either of them because they participated in sports, while I was involved in academics and other school activities. Not having had any paritcular interest in sports before the s ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Epidemiology of Varsity Sports

Varsity sports is in many schools as important as academics, especially in the United States. These schools rely a great deal on the success of their ...

(5 pages) 115 1 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The life of Napoleon I

he school, Napoleon was hated and considered a foreigner. With no friends, Napoleon concentrated on academics, but still only graduated 42nd in us class of 58. he then continued his education at the M ...

(6 pages) 117 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

It's an essay about social alienation with comparisons from "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," by Ambrose Bierce, "The Blue Hotel," by Stephen Crane, and "A Worn Path," by Eudora Welty.

and social wise, mainly because they are in a new environment. Students will tend to focus on their academics, mainly because they have more work than they are use to; they spend less time on their in ...

(5 pages) 166 0 4.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Teenagers and jobs

d stressful youth.Working and going to school at the same time causes many drawbacks in a student's academics. Most teenagers like new materialistic things such as cars, CD's, videogames; having a job ...

(2 pages) 68 1 5.0 Nov/2002

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

'Why is it so important for academics and marketing managers to understand the impact of external influences on consumer behaviour?'

vidual) differences and external (environmental) influences. All of these features are important to academics and marketing managers as they help to ascertain the customer's need recognition. However, ... nd especially, the social groups of which the individual actor is a member," (Foxall, 1977, p.117). Academics, unlike marketing managers, are interested in researching all factors, as it gives them a ...

(9 pages) 454 0 3.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Eric hobsbawm 's "Nations and Nationalism"

s aboutnations and nationalism. Hobsbawm delivers on his promise."Occasionally, modern scholars and academics are graced with the privilege of studying literature produced by historians so colourful t ... tion. Indeed, as the following shall demonstrate, E.J Hobsbawm has had a profound impact as such on academics around the world with his historical literature...Born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1917 to par ...

(7 pages) 98 1 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Affirmative Action: Rethink the Action

xandria, Virginia. This high school is an all-boarding, co-ed institution offering top college prep academics. The majority of the students who graduate from this high school score high in the thirtie ... grievances and hardships minorities have gone through. It is time for the United States to excel in academics and let the hardest working students go to the best colleges. In November of 1995, Hillary ...

(12 pages) 417 1 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Authenticity in tourism.

s and food which is produced for monetary gain. The definition of authenticity is debatable by many academics; I will try to explore their views on this subject in this essay.MacCannell, in The Touris ...

(5 pages) 148 1 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Racism In America : Democracy.

ica, it is triumphant to consider the Cuban perspective on this significant event. While triumphant academics have called this event powerful, I would argue that Racism In America was in fact monument ... ica was a reknown force that changed the minds and hearts of the Italian middle class. As prominent academics like John Quincy Adams have noted, "Like the French Constitution, Racism In America owed i ...

(3 pages) 198 0 2.9 Apr/2003

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

The Life of Max Planck.

fessor. Max Planck was born on April 23, 1858 in Keil, Germany. His whole family was very much into academics. Many of his relatives were professors of law or theology. Planck moved to Munich, Germany ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

OCD in children and the role of the teacher and other school staff members in helping to identify and work with parents.

sorder (OCD) is a common and often debilitating disorder that can affect a student's mental health, academics, and social relationships. Since Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is so prevalent, it is cruc ...

(6 pages) 147 1 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Non-Indian literature.

seizes the book and gulps down each and every Indian word, syllable, and letter. Sadly, non-Indian academics have composed most American Indian literature written to this day, despite the fact that m ... sources" (23). In this case, Wilson refers to oral history as the other "available sources." These academics don't feel that they can rely on oral tradition to convey truthful information about India ...

(5 pages) 49 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Essay on tort law history, in particular looking at the British and Australian tort law development through the 19th century.

nsumer. Due to this it was necessary for the legal system to re examine lines of reasoning. Despite academics such as Friedman suggesting that the law became a tool for those few at the top of the new ... mparison of the two views of Tushnett and Friedman, it is clear that through the arguments of those academics on either side of economic determinism that the idea of law as simply a tool of the powerf ...

(5 pages) 115 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Core Competence is the secret to success: it cannot be replicated.

tively new as it points to it being the key to competitive advantage. We find that since management academics C.K. Prahalad and Gary Hamel introduced the concept in an article in the Harvard Business ...

(6 pages) 323 1 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The news media in Australia.

Everyone from politicians to academics now agrees that public communications systems play a vital role in society. It is through ...

(8 pages) 152 0 4.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Francois Marie Arouet (Voltaire).

father sent him to the Jesuit College of Louis-Le-Grande. At the Jesuit College he excelled in his academics and was highly commended for his studies. At this college he developed his ability to writ ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

"A separate peace." By: Samantha Fremd.

ed a peculiar relationship. They were very alike, but dissimilar at the same time. Gene excelled in academics, while Finny in athletics. Because of their opposite talents, they complemented each other ... f he was even winded, and Gene said, "No." Because of Finny, Gene realized how smart he could be in academics, and how much talent he had in athletics, and this helped him to better understand himself ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Communication essay: audience participation.

to be almost exclusively on the examination of production and cultural practices. Many of the young academics entering the developing fields of communications and film studies came from literary, film ...

(8 pages) 360 2 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media