People go through many experiences in their lives. Those experiences, which can be either positive or negative, can affect each person differently. However, the most significant point after a major experience or a crucial incident it is the outcome. One can’t ...
11 October 2012
Forgive or Forget
“The Most Hateful Words” by Amy Tan is a short story with a lot of powerful meaning to it. As the title of the short story says it, it’s filled with emotional problems between the relationship of a young girl and her mother. Tan wants the readers to know not only...
Never Shall I Forget…
“From the depths of the mirror, a corpse was contemplating me. The look in his eyes as he gazed at me has never left.” (Pg. 115) These were the last and final words used by Elie Wiesel in the book Night. The book retells the personal story of the main character and author,...
memories are still there. The opportunities to find the path to reveal these memories lies deep within they just need to find the right outlet. Life experiences come and go and the mind retains the information from each occurrence but some are more prominent than others. Some memories are avoided and some...
My Experience with Community Service
I love community service. :) I love meeting people and hearing stories. And I truly believe every cliché there is about volunteering: The giver receives even more than she gives, giving time can be more important than giving things, I believe it all.
Wuthering Heights, a Never-Ending Story
Every now and then, a reader is lucky enough to find a book which affects their life. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte is one of those books. The story unfolds slowly as if it is being told by the fire on a dark and stormy night. It begins with Heathcliff...
applying to Empire State College.
2. Your personal and professional goals, and what topics or areas you hope to study
3. Your strengths and experiences (educational, employment, community and personal background) that will make you a successful student in our learning environment.
MY LIFE STORY
& Hardest Thing I Ever had To Do.
Life is full of pain, sorrow and difficulties. Everyone has experienced something very painful at one time in their life. What was the hardest thing was in my life? I asked the question to myself? Nothing in particular came to my mind, but what do I feel when thinking...
Global Business Experience
After taking some time to reflect back on my trip, I realized that up to this date, this was one of the most amazing times of my life. There were multiple emotions that I felt throughout the trip. I was happy, excited, nervous, scared, and many...
20 September 2012
What do I bring to PPCC
Strong character and values are developed and formed throughout our lives. I am the fourth female born to my parents during the Chinese depression. And because I was not the expected male they had waited for, my parents did...
"Wow? Look at all those pictures on the walls!"
I had to change pediatricians at the age of 7 and there I was in Dr. Purcell's office. It was like every other doctor's office but the pictures on the walls made a big difference. As I walked in, they captured my full attention. It was so amazing...
Experiences in life are situations that you go through mostly involving a challenge. I have had many different experiences in my life, some have been complicated but the one I learned from was scary. Involving my first car accident it was caused by a lack of attention.
The day of the accident...
The Significance of the Brain and Conscious Experience in Human Life
I have chosen to write on this topic of chapter one because it discusses the study of all of the physiological, evolutionary, and developmental mechanisms of behavior and experience. Much of biological psychology is concentrated...
Whenever somebody ask me to relate an experience that I can never forget, millions of different experiences comes to my mind. But there is only one experience which I would consider memorable and unforgettable. It was the first time I went to Enchanted Kingdom in Laguna where I rode...
The Best Day I Spent With My Family
The best day I spent with my family was during the 2008 Alabama Football season. The atmosphere of the University of Alabama during football season is one of the great experiences; it’s like one big family. But this was Alabama’s Homecoming game against Arkansas...
Education comes not from books but from practical experiences.
An educated person has always been described as someone who reads many diverse books, while it is also commonly said that experience is the best teacher. The widely debated topic of the primary source of education has been a prima discussion...
The day I will never forget
Everyone has something that reminds them of something or someone. For some the smell breadfruit reminds them of the meals their mom made in every fashion since it was the only thing she could afford. For others, it's a father playing with a child, an event they either experienced...
Experience is knowledge
The decisions we make in life are based on knowledge and experience. But what happens if you don’t have the experience and full knowledge for something so life changing? What happens when the situation you were put in was something you never thought would happen? No one knows...
Boot Camp i
My Experience in the Marine Corps
October 4, 2009
Marine Corps Boot Camp
My day of departure was such an emotional day for my family and I. It was a cold December morning at 4 am when I had to say my goodbyes. I was at...
When I first got into this club called The Rotaract Club of H. R. College, I met all these alumni who reminisced those goold old days and talked about how this one club gave them so much to cherish. I would always find that absurd, or a little weird and exaggerated. Well now, I’ve changed my mind.
Life Changing Experience
The most life changing experience that I have come across during my seventeen years of life has to be about the time I had my first trip to New York City. This trip was the most significant in my life because it was my first time out of state, on an airplane...
The years I spent in high school were truly memorable to say the least. Looking back on those days now as a much more mature, responsible, and overall better person, I believe that the experiences I had over those three years are responsible for making me the person I am today. Paradoxically enough,...
What I hope to gain from College Cardenas 1
College is and has always been one of my biggest accomplishments growing up. My
mother was the kind who often spoke about college on a constant basis and about sacrificing to
Whenever I hear this verse I am taken back to the far corners of my mind, to that place where all my memories lie. Life is a collection of moments. However, I never thought it actually happened in real life. I never expected to have a “moment” of my own. When it arrived, mine was much more powerful and...
WHY AM I HERE?:
A REFLECTIVE APPROACH TO PHILOSOPHY AS A WAY OF LIFE
IN THE ECLECTIC LIGHT OF
ANCIENT WESTERN THOUGHT AND
VIKTOR E. FRANKL’S MAN’S SEARCH FOR MEANING
This world is an unfinished story. Everything tells more than it can listen to; and the unheard remains in silence...
single?” I replied “yes, I am.” Kendra then looked at me and said “Why don't we sign up for a dating web site?” We then signed up for a website called BeNaughty, let me say it was a very interesting experience for someone new to a world of online dating. Online dating could be the best experience of your...
1. Topic sentence: I have the memorable event when I was in Brunei.
2. Point 1: Going to Empire beach.
- Separating from others.
- Walking on the big stones.
- Failing down.
Point 2: Not remember the way to the car park.
A year ago, I attended a traditional Ukrainian funeral, which was a first for myself. It was an experience that I will never forget, as it was a lot different from any other funeral I have attended. I attended the funeral with my grandmother, as it was for her aunt and I felt it would be beneficial if...
Everyone has heard or been told, “high school is what you make of it.” High school is in fact what you make of it, but it is also the time of great change in everybody. They say HIGH SCHOOL is the best part of growing up and being a teenager. It is where we can experience things...