Essays Tagged: "US News & World Report"

SAT Scores vs. Acceptance Rates

The experiment must fulfill two goals: (1) to produce a professional report of your experiment, and (2) to show your ... etermine whether or not there is a relationship between average SAT scores of incoming freshmen versus the acceptance rate of applicants at top universities in the country. The cases being used are 12 ... the country. The cases being used are 12 of the very best universities in the country according to US News & World Report. The average SAT scores of incoming freshmen are the explanatory variable ...

(3 pages) 142 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The Effects of Race on Sentencing in Capital Punishment Cases

Throughout history, minorities have been ill-represented in the criminal justice system, particularly in cases where the possible outcome is death. In early America, blacks w ... first recognized by the Supreme Court in Fruman v. Georgia, 408 U.S. 238 (1972). The Supreme Court Justices decide that the death penalty was being handed out unfairly and according to Gest (1996) the ... 428 U.S. 153 (1976), the Supreme Court decided, with efficient controls, the death penalty could be used constitutionally. Yet, even with these various controls, the system does not effectively elimin ...

(5 pages) 121 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Television and Americans. How does Television effect Americans?

fects on children's development are greater. Many times we hear, "I've seen this done on TV."-- Famous Last Words, the explanation of children when asked about their wrong actions. Next to the family ... ontrol.In addition, another negative effect for Americans heavy television viewing may lead to serious health problems. The main culprits: inactivity and a high calorie diet. Television watching not o ...

(3 pages) 247 0 2.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Downsizing is efficient and effective and thus, a viable strategy for firms competing in a global business environment. Do you agree?

f a contingent workforce (Fierman, J. 1994: 32). Downsizing has become a critical issue not only in US, but also all around the world and the number of organizations and jobs affected by downsizing ha ... fs, a New York Times national survey found that at least a family member in one-third of all U.S. households has been laid off since 1980 (New York Times, 1996, cited in Hickok, n.d.). In fact, accord ...

(18 pages) 273 1 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

How the cost for education in a college setting rivals after high school employment. The question states "is college is worth the cost?".

A college degree has become a must have in the current job market. With the high demand of educational success the hike of tuition ... student with years of debt that was otherwise unheard of 30 years ago.These hikes in tuition are causing more students to stay at home for a longer period of time. 30 years ago it was not unheard of ... period of time. 30 years ago it was not unheard of for many 25 year olds to have a full time job, house, and family. Now the average person with such luxuries is in their 30s. An estimated seven thous ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Summary of Stanley Milgram's Prison Experiment and "The Abu Ghraib Prison Scandal: Sources of Sadism" by Marianne Szegedy-Maszak.

may blame inexperience or dereliction of duty by commanding officers. Others may say that stress caused by living in a war zone was responsible. However, it has become clear that no single reason wou ... ommitted these unconscionable acts?” (Szegedy-Maszak p. 173). She begins by presenting two famous psychological experiments that “explore the capacity for evil residing in “normal” ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Research Process Paper

cess PaperDawn SpenceUniversity of PhoenixRES / 341: Research and Evaluation 1Dr. Michael ThirtleAugust 18, 2008��Many individuals seeking to obtain a higher education would like to know ... determine if the difference in the wages from our sample population of 30 men and women, with various levels of education, in fact, makes a difference of earning potential. This report will compare t ...

(5 pages) 213 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management