Essays Tagged: "Ivy League"

Birth of American Football. The Ivy League sets the rules

ly on was your own truephysical strength and your ability to dodge serious injury or even death.The Ivy league colleges were the first to participate in these barbaricgames. Schools like Harvard, Yale ... e more than just toughness andmachoness on their minds. They include money into the sport. When the Ivyleague schools played 125 years ago, money wasn't on their minds. Only thetoughness in their bodi ...

(3 pages) 67 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Commercialization of Gametes. This paper describes the debate about women selling their eggs (gametes) for money. It includes many points about why one would be against such a practice.

er of times to finance college or make money to pay back debts. (This mostly occurred with women in Ivy League schools who could not afford the tuition or loan payments.) It is no longer about donatin ...

(2 pages) 50 0 2.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Holden Caulfield

merges as a particular form of self-loathing. As a prep school student who is expected to attend an Ivy League college, Holden loathes those persons who are most like him (pg. 84-87).Holden admits to ...

(6 pages) 62 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

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.

ts should be sorted into categories based solely on the numbers. The "A Group" would be admitted to Ivy League schools, the "B Group" to those of a slightly lower academic standing, and so on. Because ...

(3 pages) 108 2 4.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How each mentor in To Sir, With Love and Dead Poet's Society reached his students.

en forced by their parents to attend the school so they would become doctors and lawyers and attend Ivy League schools. However, what the parents failed to realize was that in doing so, they were harm ...

(3 pages) 44 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A book report on Nickel and Dimed By Barbara Ehrenreich

other books. She decided to attempt to delve into a life of poverty. She was going to put aside her Ivy League education, and live like someone without an education. Ehrenreichan attempted to do this ...

(4 pages) 197 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Personal Marketing Plan Personal SWOT Analysis

Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona solidified my passion for a career in aviation. Ivy League it isn't but it can be classified as the Harvard of the Skies for all practical purposes. ...

(10 pages) 807 1 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Differences between family in western and eastern culture

ic blasting on the wall speakers, I walk the fine line between being conservative Indian - those of Ivy League chemical engineering PhD's, of having no less than 50 cousins, of spending every spare mo ...

(6 pages) 81 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Analyzing Will in the film "Good Will Hunting"

Skylar and the Harvard students make fun of him, it truly angers Will. The fact that they attend an Ivy League school makes them think they are better than Will and this strongly annoys him. Most of t ...

(4 pages) 77 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Sexual Discrimination at the United States Air Force Academy

names that stand out in your mind. However, there another university, although not included in the Ivy League, that is an elite institution of higher education. I am speaking of the United States Air ...

(6 pages) 65 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Dead Poets' Society. Directed by Peter Reis. Discuss Mr Keating's philosophy; carpe diem (seize the day) and to what extent is it christrian, in relation to four students from the film.

he Dead Poets Society is a movie set in the nineteen fifties about students attending a prestigious Ivy league all boys college. Mr Keating a charismatic English teacher encourages the students to sei ...

(2 pages) 31 1 3.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Alzheimer's Disease

without toxic side effects. "If the findings can be extended to people, these drugs could join the Ivy League of potential treatments for Alzheimer's", said molecular biologist Bart De Strooper of th ...

(2 pages) 68 0 4.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Analysis of the article: "Who needs Harvard?" by Nancy Gibbs and Nathan Thornburgh (Time magazine)

elous, but you don't have to gothere to get your foot in the door of life."Gregg EasterbrookDoes an Ivy League's universities degree mean the best future? It seems like if you graduated from Harvard o ... icle, there is nothing except well-known name; widely-distributed brand; and, I totally agree, "The Ivy League" is just a name, a brand that does not guarantee anything.The main idea of the article is ...

(3 pages) 39 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


6, he entered Gordon, an exclusive Massachusetts prep school; usually rich kids would go away to an Ivy League Collage. At Gordon, they were expected to live by strict rules, show the proper school sp ...

(2 pages) 560 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Childhood Experiences and Personalities

hool. She looks forward to hearing about my experiences and what I'll learn from the best minds the Ivy League has to offer. But I'm convinced that my college education will truly be a two-way street. ...

(3 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Helping Others in My Community

se friends to rock concerts, football games and to the beach. I explain the relevance of SAT exams, Ivy League schools and community colleges. I also inspire them with the realization that America is ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Describe something you feel passionate about....

rugby at Harvard, where I was a starting member of the campus varsity team. We competed with other Ivy League schools, placing second in two national collegiate rugby tournaments. In my senior year, ...

(1 pages) 1779 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Inequality, Wealth and Income

ty.Finally, the issue of wealth comes into play. Who has enough money to send their children to the Ivy League schools, and does it really make a difference. The reality to this question is yes. Stati ... ference. The reality to this question is yes. Statistics have shown that those who have attended an Ivy League university will in fact receive a high income, or even be hired quicker than those who at ...

(5 pages) 43 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Ragged DickAlger, Horatio. Ragged Dick, and Mark, the match boy.. New York: Collier Books, 1962. Print.

old student from London came to the US to study philosophy. She worked hard all of her life and now Ivy League schools has begged her to come attended their school to get her MA in philosophy. Having ... nowledge to become a successful person. CITATION Talbot, Adela. "Head Start, Hard Work Pay off in Ivy League Bid." Untitled Document. Western News, 19 Apr. 2012. Web. 30 Apr. 2012. . Alger, H. (186 ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


w students. The website's membership was initially limited by the founders, to Harvard students and Ivy League schools, but was quickly expanded over the years all over the world. Currently Facebook i ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers