Essays Tagged: "college graduates"

Coping with Computers

senior members of this workforce, they are at a disadvantage when it comes to competing with newer college graduates in today's computer world. This article deals with the feelings of one particular ...

(2 pages) 44 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Value of a College Education.

Value of a College EducationThe value of a college education is immense. Before I made the decision to retu ... this subject and I focused on two main areas: the social and economic benefits. I wanted to finish college for a sense of accomplishment and a confidence booster. But considering the financial commi ... I started with the economic reasons. First, there was the increased salary to consider. Earning a college degree will give me the ability to earn more. College graduates are said to earn as much as ...

(2 pages) 271 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Composition I Essay on Caroline Bird's "The Case Against College".

The Case Against CollegeIn "The Case Against College", Caroline Bird questions the necessity of college and the educa ... e", Caroline Bird questions the necessity of college and the education it provides. She states that college is accepted--without question. She holds that conventional wisdom and evidence show all high ... more responsible, and better than those who do not go. Bird's column is devoted to tearing down the college institution. She fails to recognize the many benefits and purposes of college.Bird points ou ...

(3 pages) 43 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A College Education: Is it Worth $100,000?

livan, Jr.'s "Greatly Reduced Expectations", Sullivan discusses the lack of employment available to college graduates. Throughout the essay, testimonials are given by four college graduates who expect ... n't trying hard enough, or maybe he had chosen the wrong major. After meeting several underemployed college grads, some more recent grads than himself, he realized "something bigger was going on."(229 ...

(4 pages) 81 0 4.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Personal Goals as a College Student

My PersonalGoalsI have many personal goals I hope to attain as a college student. Along the path to my degree I will be setting an example for my children, building ... building my own self confidence, and starting a lifetime of strategic learning.My parents are both college graduates. I watched my parents obtain their degrees while I was growing up, and it instille ... f the issues in the world as well as my personal life. There are always things to be learned and my college education will continue to teach me the skills I need to know to function as a contributing ...

(2 pages) 172 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Global HRM at Colgate-Palmolive Co.

cadre of executive managers. In 1987, the Human Resources Division had to develop a plan to recruit college graduates and put them through an intensive international training program. The typical recr ...

(3 pages) 161 1 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Women Can Do It, Too.

Women's colleges in the United States uniquely prepare women for success by offering a strong academic curri ... twork of graduates who assist them upon graduation and throughout their professional lives. Women's college graduates are well-prepared to attain top positions in their career fields, and higher salar ... eer fields, and higher salaries than women graduates of co-educational institutions.Notable women's college graduates include Jeane Kirkpatrick, first female US ambassador to the United Nations (Steph ...

(2 pages) 130 7 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Jane Addams Twenty Years at Hull-House

es were the foundation she built her life on.Jane was one of the first and fortunate generations of college graduates from Rockford Female Seminary. After her father's death in 1881, she attempted stu ... kford Female Seminary. After her father's death in 1881, she attempted study in the Women's Medical College and was forced to withdraw due to illness. This was the catalyst for a trip abroad to recupe ...

(3 pages) 56 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparing the Great Gatsby by Scott Fitzgerald to The Graduate

Two recent East Coast college graduates find themselves alienated and adrift in the shifting society of their time. Both q ... hments ever, "Captain of the Cross-country Team, Head of the Debating Club, Associate Editor of the college newspaper in his Junior year, Managing Editor in his Senior" are heard as he slams the door ...

(3 pages) 22 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Personal Goals Paper.

are placing more and more importance on education. According to the University of Phoenix website "college graduates earn an average of 98% more income than non-college graduates." This is a huge fac ... e I am making the salary I deserve. This is probably the main reason students today decide to go to college. Without the piece of paper showing I have accomplished this degree, there is no way I will ...

(3 pages) 84 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Is it right that college graduates earn higher salaries than the less well-educated in the community?

Some conclude that college students should bear Idontknowl expenses for their higher learning on the generalization tha ... zation that college graduates usually receive higher salaries for similar jobs than those without a college degree. We can not deny that higher level of education, indeed, do associate with better inc ... s in the labor market indicate that people with professional training tend to find jobs easier than college graduates do and that blue-collar workers who do not hold college degrees are becoming the h ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Media Supply and Demand

edia-related job fields. It has not quite kept up with the cost of living.MediaSupply and DemandNew college graduates will earn less in TV news than in radio news, where pay overall lags television. B ... s jobs draw fewer applicants, at least among journalism and communication degree holders. To hire a college graduate with news training, radio stations must pay more. "The profits that newsrooms made ...

(5 pages) 97 0 3.5 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Value of Education (Outline of Powerpoint Presentation).

IntroductionEach year parents with kids of college age keep a dismal eye on college tuition and wonder if they can afford to send their childre ... want nothing more than to "do their own thing.""One of the best investments a parent could make."A college education is expensive and in many cases, time-consuming, but overall, a college education i ... t only book learning, but also the tools of how to learn and how to get along in an adult society.A college education is one of the most important investments that parents can provide to their childre ...

(2 pages) 97 0 3.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Benefits of higher education: An essay on Caroline Bird's article "College is a Waste of Time and Money"

Today, when the cost of higher education keeps raising, many people question themselves - is college really worth going to? Is it worth accumulation of the debt and a minimum of four years of l ... of lost earning potential? Is it the best investment that one can make? Despite some disadvantages college is a best place for today's youth. The economic impact that college has on its graduates and ...

(4 pages) 64 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Recruiting Performance Improvement

uiting moving forward will be directly related to the recruitment of experienced professionals, not college graduates. Why the recruiting department?Recruiting Performance Improvement ProjectCurrently ... ls are looking to take their careers to a new level versus gaining experience after graduating from college. This linear thinking leads to misconceptions on the actual recruiting and hiring time, whic ...

(8 pages) 118 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Hispanics in the United States

out of school. On average, only 56% of Mexican Americans are high school graduates, and only 7% are college graduates. The reasoning for this could be that many Mexicans migrate into the United States ... d hinder the obtaining of education for many Mexican immigrants. Without a high school diploma or a college degree, many Mexican immigrants (or even American born Mexicans) resort to ?cheap labor? job ...

(5 pages) 131 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Usability Feedback and Keeping With the Times:

Eventually, Chadron State College will confront the question of marketing to expand its catchment area beyond the city and nei ... a now, and from the natural inclination of families to obtain the best possible education for their college-age children.In the medium term, CSC may also scrutinize the opportunities available in adul ... Wagner, 2003). And participation rates are high. Among workers 25 to 44 years who already possess a college degree or at least some college, from 66 percent to 72 percent could attest to have particip ...

(7 pages) 35 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Weighing the Costs

y their loans, and the easy availability of money has led to both lower academic standards and high college tuitions. Sowell wants his readers to "weigh the costs of things" (133) in order to see, as ... verages, some statistical and some not, but averages are often deceptive. For example, Sowell cites college graduates' low average debt of $7,000 to $9,000 (131) without acknowledging the fact that ma ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues


COLLEGE GRADUATES HAVE THE BEST JOBS, BUT THEY ALSO HAVE SEX LESS OFTEN THAN AVERAGE AMERICANS. The ... ain climbing. Sex, however, is a surprising exception. Sexual frequency peaks among those with some college education, then decreases among four-year college graduates and declines even further among ... 50 65EDUCATIONgrade school only 47 22 58some high school 69 51 59high school graduate 65 54 58some college 71 61 62college graduate 61 61 56graduate school 56 49 50RACEwhite 62 54 57black 80 55 66oth ...

(11 pages) 12 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The research proposal will study education, age, job level, gender, and length of employment to determine if workforces are being utilized effectively with regard to education.

n upper management positions being filled by uneducated employees. Today, companies are looking for college graduates to fill management positions bringing new blood and innovative ideas into the orga ... employees for upper management positions.Another variable to research is exactly what jobs require college degrees. Most occupations don't actually require that employees have a college degree to per ...

(38 pages) 282 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers