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60 Free Essays on High School Experience

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. High School Basketball

    College and High school Basketball College and High school basketball are different and similar in many different ways the ways they are similar is that they both apply the same rules as far as being on the court goes and how the game is being played. For example there is still a traveling call,

  6. Will Eric Be There

    I dreaded going to college because I had a bad experience in high school. A boy I will call Eric treated me with extreme disrespect. His teasing, name-calling, and rumor spreading continued through high school. He disturbed me while I was trying to study for tests and even during tests. I could n

  7. High School Versus College

    High School Life Versus College Life There are many ways to compare and contrast high school life versus college life. Some of the things to compare and contrast are the student life, the faculty, and the athletic structure. One way to compare and contrast high school life and college life is st

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. Reversals

    "Youth is wasted on the young." And "if I only knew then what I know now!" In my teen years I couldn't be bothered with trying to understand those cryptic phrases; didn't I already know everything I needed to know? I never dreamed that the decisions I made in my relatively youthful years would h

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. Life After High School

    Anthony Torres February 20, 2005 Academic Writing, Section 302 Vaughn Copey Life After High School I've just entered my senior year of high school. I know that this is a very important year. I have a lot of decisions to make and not much time to make them. These decisions will either make or

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. Prison Conditions

    Research paper English III 13 March 03 Environment in the Slammer In the movies prisons are depicted two ways. They are either grossly overcrowded, or a clean utopia where criminals go for a break or vacation. Although the public does not want prison

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. Sleep

    As I wake up every week day I find it so hard to get out of bed as I think to my self ?I would give anything just to sleep in a little longer.? I know for a fact that I am not the only teenager that feels this way. Its not just the luxury of sleeping in that effects teenagers, according to the Wa

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. Statement of Purpose2

    STATEMENT OF PURPOSE I was born in Palpa, Nepal in 1972. My interest in civil/infrastructure engineering blossomed during my high school years, the time when civil engineers were working for big hydroelectric project near my place. I was going to study science to have the burning desire