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60 Free Essays on High School Application Essay

  1. Death of a Salesman Essay for High School Students

    Death of a Salesman In the beginning of the play, the central character, Willy Lowman, has just returned home after finding himself incapable to focus on driving. His wife, Linda, suggests that he ask for a job in New York so that he won't have to drive so much. Willy insists, however, that it i

  2. What High School Is Now

    High school is an ever-changing process. As I think back to my last three years of High School things like clothes, language, and even hairstyles have transformed. If in three years so much can change imagine, how much things have changed since our parents were in school. From "bell-bottoms" to "bag

  3. Software and High School

    Software And High School The beginning of the 1990's is marked by the era of computers. Everywhere we look ,we see computers. They have become an essential part of our every day life. If the world's computer systems were turned off even for a short amount of time, unimaginable disasters

  4. Parental Pressure Within High School Students

    Parental Pressure within High School Students I. I became interested in this topic because my entire academic life has been filled with pressure from my parents. This pressure was mainly in school and grades, and in high school, the amount of pressure increased dramatically. This is because my par

  5. The Last Day of High School - the First Day of the Rest of My Life

    The last day of my high school career is fast approaching and I can only imagine how I'll be feeling when I step out of S.F. Austin's grounds for the very last time. Throughout these four years, I have felt a lot of urgency about graduating high school. I didn't think that the time to graduate would

  6. Sat Scores for College Placement

    Why are one third of our country's universities using the SAT or Scholastic Assessment Test to determine student placement in their classes' freshman year? The new addition to the SAT that consists of a timed twenty-five minute essay is an inadequate way to determine the initial placement of fresh

  7. Skinheads in the Antelope Valley

    William Finnegan's essay "The Unwanted" explains the history and make-up of the Antelope Valley and then explores the lives of some teenage citizens in order to discover reasons that two rival gangs have such a significant role in the community and on its people. Absent parents and lack of educa

  8. Steroids

    Jennifer Sebik EC2-1PM Essay # 2- Position Paper Should Steroids Be Banned? March 4, 2004 It's amazing what athletes will do to achieve higher levels of performance and to get an edge on the competition. Often people do not realize the long term effects that result from the decisions

  9. Drug Testing in High Schools

    Matt, a high school football player, was scheduled to play linebacker in a Friday night game, but a few days before Matt was hanging out at his buddies and started smoking marijuana. Thursday, before the game, Matt was chosen to take a drug test. His coach approached him saying Matt could not pla

  10. High School Students on the Job

    High school students on the job We spend four years of our lives attending high school. Going through high school is supposed to prepare us for college and "the real world." Throughout these four years we begin to better understand our choices for college majors, but we don't get presented with

  11. Anabolic Steroids: and the High School Athlete

    Anabolic Steroids: And the High School Athlete Anabolic steroid abuse has become a national concern among high school athletes. There has been a dramatic increase in the number of athletes using these performance enhancing drugs in high school almost double the number using since the 1980's. Thes

  12. Ignorance in Your High School Principal; My Trip to His Office

    I walked into his office. The look on his face was distasteful. He made me feel inferior to him. Not the way you should feel around your high school principal. I didn't feel welcome, or even accepted. His beady eyes burned holes in my skin. I sat. He gazed into my tired eyes, and he asked me the fol

  13. The Columbine High School Shootings:

    Every major spectacle carries with it the potential of a new way of looking at the past and implications of a future. Usually within a brief period after the event, a consensual "explanation" is fashioned through the news media and by the political pundits who occupy much of the space and time dedic

  14. Eo Robinson Forest

    Ecological Literacy</p> "If you don't have mining, you don't have an economy, and if you don't have an economy, you don't have a way for the people to live. But if you don't have environmental quality, you won't create the kind of place where people want to live." Wendell Berry quo

  15. School Violance

    School Violence The majority of high school students in the United States will graduate without ever being exposed to peer violence. Nevertheless, recent school attacks carried out by students have shaken the image of schools as reliably safe and secure environments concerning educators, parents an

  16. High School vs. College

    High School vs. College There are many similarities, and differences betweeen high school and college. High School was the best four years of my life. I got in a lot of trouble in thoses years, but also had a blast. Now at J.C.C. it is even better than high school, and my e

  17. Scholarship Essay

    The harsh experiences I had in life did not hinder me from achieving my goals; rather I took them as challenges that molded me into a stronger person. I was orphaned when I was two but my aunt and my grandfather took responsibility of taking care of me. Through their efforts of providing me with

  18. One of Mohawk High Schools Best Citizens

    Mohawk High School is home to many fine citizens. Many are overlooked or not recognized. That is one of the reasons I believe this award is great. This is an excellent way to recognize the best citizens and commend them. It is all too often that people only realize the bad things that are goi

  19. Life After High School

    I remember that towards the end of my senior year in high school, my parents suggested that I apply to a four-year college. They also offered to pay for the cost of going to college as long as I would go full-time and would start right after high school. They believed that I would be more prepared t

  20. Persuasive Essay

    Bergeron 1 Kimberly Bergeron Mr. Lester Bourg English 102 20 September 2008 Vote Senator Taft for President Senator Taft’s family has served this great country for nearly forty three years. He has a long history of military and political officials in his family. He has an honest bac

  21. High School Journalism: Breaking the Barriers

    High School Journalism: Breaking the Barriers Throughout the many trials and tribulations of the adolescent years teenagers try to find many different ways to express themselves and discover who they are. There are different forms of expression including music, art, fashion, and, of course

  22. College Application Essay

    College Application Essay One cold and snowy December 23, my dad and I left for what would be the first professional football game I had ever seen. The whistle blew, the crowd roared, and the game began. My favorite team, the Jacksonville Jaguars, were playing the Minnesota Vikings in wh

  23. Apllication Essay

    This is it. I have been thinking of this day for what seems to be an eternity. I hear my name called, and start to rise. The short walk across the stage, feels like an eternity. My gaze falls upon the crowd of faces. Family, friends, and loved ones all look on with uplifting smiles. I have never se

  24. How the Use of Drugs and Alcohol Affect High School Achievement

    Sociology High Honors April 11, 2003 How the Use of Drugs and Alcohol Affect High School Achievement A student at Lakeside High School, called Ann for purposes of privacy, had a grade point average of 3.6 through her sophomore year. During her junior year, she dropped out of extra-curricular

  25. College vs. High School

    High School vs. College After going to high school for four years, college is definitely a step up. There are similarities, but at the same time more differences. There is still some required classes and homework, but they are different at the same time. Classes in college are bigger as we

  26. Arrival Time of School Essay

    Starting Early Starting Late Many teenage high school students are tired during the school day, distracting them from their studies. That is just one of the many good reasons that the starting time of school should be later in the day. Some people may say that the brain not being fully fun

  27. College and High School

    A Changing Lifestyle Last August, as a high school senior, I made a big transition in my life. Not only did I pack up my things and move to another city, I moved with the intention of acquiring higher education. I made the next step in my life by beginning college. High school life as I knew it wa

  28. Do High School Administrators Have the Right to Have Unannounced Locke

    Do high school administrators have the right to carry out unannounced body or locker searches? Does it violate the student's body or personal belongings? Many people think that it is wrong for administrators to have random body and locker searches, but I think it is ok and somewhat necessary. Havi

  29. Application Essay

    "If you try hard you'll succeed, just keep on trying," my mother always says. As far back as I can recall, my parents have always said remarks such as this one. They have always been major influences in my life, giving me enthusiasm, courage, strength, and the ability to keep progressing forward.

  30. War on Iraq Article in High School Newspaper

    At 7:12PM on Wednesday, March19, 2003, President Bush authorized a full-scale war on Iraq and the Saddam Hussein led regime by uttering just two simple words. "Let's go," President George W. Bush said to Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfield Wednesday at the close of a nearly four-hour meeting in the