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60 Free Essays on Reasons Why Students Attend College

  1. Why Do People Attend College and Universities?

    Why do people Attend College and universities? Colleges and Universities are the main resources for people to gain knowledge and get an education. The education we got from high school is not enough for our lives because it is just the basic material; however, professors in colleges or in U

  2. People Attend College or University for Many Different Reasons (for Example, New Experiences,

    In China, more and more people try their best to attend college or university. What are the reasons that make people long for it? First of all, in my opinion, the most important reason is to gain competence to live a better life in the future. Competition of our days has become more and more dras

  3. People Attend College or University for Many Different Reasons

    When considering attends college or university, there are a variety of points of view to be analyzed. Some people seem to think that career preparation is a best reason of attend college or university while others tend to think that increased knowledge is more important reason. I have also come to m

  4. The Diverse Lifestyles of College Students

    The Diverse Lifestyles of College Students "Education is a progressive discovery of our ignorance." Being a high school senior, college is on my mind constantly–applications, admission essays, reference letters, and of course financial aid. This is a considerable amount of work, but it does

  5. Are College Students Adults? I Think so, Do You?

    Binge drinking in college is a controversial issue that has impassioned many to write. Henry Wechsler, Froma Harrop, Kathryn Stewart, Corina Sole, and James C. Carter are several writers that have shared their opinions with the public, in hopes to influence society. Although these writers have expre

  6. College Students Attitude Toward Marijuana Use on Campus

    Chapter One Introduction Illicit drug use continues past adolescence is reflected in rising drug use rates among young adults 18–24 years old (Addiction, 2000). Since 1960 drug use among college students have increased. For example, in spite of various programs to reduce drug use among college s

  7. Why Do People Attend College or University?

    WHY DO PEOPLE ATTEND COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY? People of today find it essential to have a university education. Main reasons of this need, differ from one another. The most common ones can be listed as follows; 1-People want to have the furthest education to cope with the rapid growth in science. 2

  8. Historical Interpretation of Tom Sawyer

    Historical Interpretation of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain has remained a literary classic for over one hundred years. First regarded as a book for boys, the work has proven itself across many genres of literature. The many adventures and attitudes

  9. Alcohol and College Students

    Alcohol and College Students Excessive drinking by college students has become a social phenomenon in which College students do not acknowledge the health risks that are involved with their excessive drinking habits. Furthermore, college students do not know enough about alcohol in general and wh

  10. Alcohol on College Campus

    A growing number of students on college campuses are taking their life in their own hands each time they consume large quantities of alcohol in a short period of time. This popular method of drinking, called binge drinking, is a social stigma passed down from past generations. Students consider bin

  11. Studying Abroad

    There are many reasons why I think college students should spend some time studying in a foreign country. First, students become more self-reliant. Because they have to live in a foreign place and interact with foreign people, they develop a sense of independence. Since they don’t have the connect

  12. How to Better a Community; Step One: College Students

    Jacob Schekman Julio Leal English 1A 6 July 2009 How to Better a Community; Step One: College Students “I went to a large state school – the University of Illinois – and during my time there, I became one of the best two or three foosball players in the Land of Lincoln. I learn

  13. Suicide Among College Students

    SUICIDE AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS Suicide has become a critical, national problem and the extent of this is mind-boggling. Suicides have been proven to be one of the leading causes of death among college students. According to Webters dictionary "suicide is the act killing oneself on purpose". It deri

  14. Three Reasons Why College Students Fail

    THREE REASONS WHY CLINTON JUNIOR COLLEGE STUDENTS FAIL In partial fulfillment of the required competencies for English grammar 101 By Jasmine Hargrove Mrs. Moore Monday/Wednesday December 1 2008 Three reasons Clinton junior college students fail Thesis: This report will discus

  15. Appropriate Characteristics in the Us College

    Independence Independence is one of the most important things in the challenge characteristic that international students should know of when they are planning to attend a U.S college. Independence which is known as a good and necessary personality in American life impregnate in their thinki

  16. Higher Education: How Early Is Too Early?

    How Early is Too Early for Higher Education? High school is an experience. Friday night football games, homecoming dances, and the prom are all experiences that most students are a part of in the education system today. Many students are opting otherwise and missing these once in a lifetime oppo

  17. Why Do College Students Cheat?

    Professor Kruger English 1164 31 March 2008 Why Do College Students Cheat? Cheating among students in college has worsened over the years and not much is being done to stop it. Where is the line drawn when it comes to cheating in the classroom? And why do kid

  18. Reasons Why Students Quit College

    One of the causes for what student quit college, is the stress, which takes place from the beginning to the end of college. There are three kinds of stress: academic stress, financial issues and personal life. Academic, has to be with classes such as: homework's, tests, projects and working in g

  19. College Students and the Roots of All Evil

    It's no secret, college students have money problems. It might sound stereotypical, but money issues have troubled college student for years. The problem has been growing in the past decades. With credit cards readily available for students and loans becoming easier to acquire, students are running

  20. Blackberrys

    Abuse Among College Students and Possible Solutions Terry McDaniel Georgia Southern University Abstract Binge or excessive drinking is the most serious problem affecting social life, health, and education on college campuses today including the campus of Georgia Southern University. Binge or excessi

  21. Alcohol at a College

    Alcohol at College Students attend college to learn, however, the mental capacity and the ability to learn is inhibited with excessive drinking. A growing number of students on college campuses are taking their life in their own hands each time they consume large quantities of alcohol in a short

  22. Why I Enrolled in College

    Running head: MY DECISSION TO ENROLL IN COLLEGE Why enroll in college? It’s a question thousands of graduating high school students will ponder every year. This was also a question I had to ask myself many years ago. In making such a decision there are many things to think about. What

  23. Non-Medical Prescription Drug Use Among College Students: a Comparison Between Athletes and Non-Athletes

    I Article Documentation Jason A. Ford, PhD, 2008, Non-medical Prescription Drug Use Among College Students: A Comparison Between Athletes and Non-athletes, Heldref Publications, 211-217. II Article Summary The article is about the drug use among college students, and comparison betwee

  24. My First College Experience

    The University of New Hampshire was the first college that I had ever visited. I graduated in the year of 2007 and due to my grades I felt I would never attend a college in my lifetime. The experience I gained from my visit at UNH, changed my mind into wanting to attend college, a year afterward.

  25. Csu Chico

    Why Chico State is a Top Choice for Potential College Students On September 3, 1889, the doors of California State University Chico opened to 90 students. Today CSU, Chico has 17,034 students and about 2,000 faculty members. CSU, Chico is one of the oldest post-secondary institutions in Californi

  26. Substance Abuse in African American College Students

    Abstract This paper looks at substance abuse as it relates to African American college students. Some of the factors under consideration are the causes and ramifications of substance abuse. The growing problem of substance abuse has not gone unnoticed by respective college administrations and thi

  27. College

    The Importance of a College Education Johnny is a fifth grade student who is almost ready to graduate and move on to the sixth grade. Johnny however, can not multiply or divide. He cannot spell or read. Johnny fell behind in the third grade. His teacher overlooked his failure and promoted h

  28. Dystopian Literature

    Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 and the Dystopian Tradition Paul Brians February 21, 2006 Revised October 31, 2007 Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 is one of the most famous and popular novels ever written belonging to the literary genre known as “dystopias.” This term is derived fro

  29. Classifications of College Students

    Thesis Statement: College students come from all different types of backgrounds. Most come directly from high school, some are returning from a period of "finding themselves", some are trying to climb the corporate ladder, and then there are "moms" who want to start a career now that their childre

  30. Reasons for College

    A college education and degree can open up many doors in a person's life and career choices. In a person's life there are many important factors, a college degree is one of them. There are many reasons why a person should attend college. College is a big learning experience for a perso