Lesson 5 Writing Assessment
September 26, 2014
Why Is A College Education Important to Me?
Henry Ford, said, “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” For years, I thought I was just too old to return to school. However, for 20 years...
College is a waste of time and money
In Caroline Bird, “College is a waste of time and money,” Bird discusses why college is not necessary for everyone. She states that many college students are in college not because they want to but because they have to. Bird came to realize that college students...
13 August 2013
“Why college education is important to me”
Each year, thousands of people throughout the United States go to college.
Depending on individual’s ambition or needs, in predicate logic, various high
School graduates go to college for different reasons, including...
Why is it important to go to college? I believe the answer is crystal clear. Attending college provides me with an opportunity for a better future. The economy now is not the same as it was in the past. Those who graduate high school are finding it extremely difficult to obtain high-paying jobs. The...
When I think of my college search, I think of a lot of stress and a lot of time. It was a very stressful time in my life and put a lot of pressure on me to get into a good school.
Education is the most important part of one’s life. Not everyone goes to college right after high school, and college is...
decision to enroll in college has been a long one. I look back now and remember being a sophomore and wondering why people were worrying so much about college when they still had two whole years to make a decision. When it came to my senior year I realized I had no money for college, no scholarships, nothing...
Why I write
In The Dolphin Reader there are two essays titled “Why I Write” written by Joan Didion and George Orwell. When I write I think about what I want to talk about. If it’s a topic given to me I think about what I could talk about how I could connect with the topic. When writing an essay I have...
Why I Came To College
Everyone has their own special story, and past events usually lay the foundation for their future. But I’m just your regular, average college senior, who has to deal with the hardships of teenage life, but my story though, is one that should be rivaled for many years...
Many people today question our education system. Many more of them will question education like colleges being worth it. With today’s job market and the cost to go to college, you might think it is not. A lot people in our society view higher education as an investment that will pay off...
La Terra Roberts
April 19, 2013
Could the issue of college tuition being too expensive be resolved? How?
The price of college tuition being too high is a very hard solution to solve. But, I believe if everyone came to life and used their senses then maybe the problem could...
this would actuates the amplitude of progress of an individual’s civil and industrial contentment. You can’t tell me one specific person who would not want to have a degree under their belt along with attaining a very high paying job in the future. What a lot of people fail to realize is that prior to accomplishing...
lower the drinking age to either eighteen or nineteen years old. I will be going over four points on why the drinking age should be lowered and they are as follows: it would teach responsible drinking behaviors and stop irresponsible college drinking, if we tried to raise the drinking age we would have...
When I first started Started school I did not understand the purpose of my education. I saw it as another thing I was forced to do. All children are forced to go to school and I think that because we have no choice our childhood image of education ends up blurry. Generally when people are forced to do...
Why Is The Drinking Age 21? 4/26/11
I actually enjoyed writing this paper because it was an interesting topic to research. I feel like I did a decent job of getting the facts across and was able to put my opinion into the paper. I tried my best to let my opinion be known while at the same time offering...
reasons why I want to go to Italy, is because I've been wanting to go ever since last year before I even knew I would be recommended to be in this program. Another reason I want to go and travel with this program is so that I can learn Italian people culture, and how they live their lives. I think I should...
In her article "College Is a Waste of Time and Money", Caroline Bird attempts to pursued her readers that colleges are overflowing with students who don't belong there. Her article first appeared in Psychology Today (May 1975). Since this material is outdated, I find it hard to believe that most of...
Why is College Important to Me?
Why is college important to me? College is important to me for many reasons. One being, my future goals will be unattainable without it. Also, I would be setting a good example for my kids once they reach the age to further their education. Another reason being, I...
College essay #2
Everybody should have at least one unique quality which distinguishes them from others and makes them a better person. Being an enjoyable, happy, and positive person will make people want to be around them more. It makes time more pleasurable for everybody surrounding them. It creates...
Strategy for College Success
In this essay I will discuss my strategy for college success. I will first start with the reasons why I
decided to attend college. I will then move into what hope to get out of going to school, you know, my
career goals. Lastly I will talk...
Why I choose Washington & Lee and what I will contribute to the W&L community.
My timetable for a normal day in the W&L campus:
7 a.m: Get up. Take a deep breath. Open the window to enjoy the beautiful glow of Lexington’s dawn.
7.30 a.m: Go to the gym. Work out. Then take a shower.
College, an experience you will never forget. College is supposed to be an amazing step towards your future. There are many hopes and fears about starting college. Achieving your hopes and letting go of your fears is what’s needed most.
I believe that I have the same hesitations about college...
though going away for college right after high school is such a great opportunity, I personally feel that staying close to home for two years is much better than going away right after high school. By staying close to home, you will be more comfortable and get used to being in college. Also, staying close...
Why College Education is Important to Me
"Why now? Why choose to get a college degree after nearly two decades out of school?" My friends asked these questions when I told them of my intention to finally earn my college degree. I am not surprised at their reaction. After all, I have a good...
Right now in our society a college education is no longer an option or privilege, but rather a necessity. We are practically raised and conditioned to believe that one needs higher education in order to succeed in life. There is a saying that says "if you think education is expensive, try ignorance."...
College is great! The teachers are friendly and very helpful, and the students are also friendly. At first college was kind of scary because the fact of knowing that I have to start back at the bottom of the food chain. After 4 years of high school and working my way up, I had to start...
Over the past few decades, college athletics have gained immense popularity across the United States. Whether it be football, basketball, or hockey, ever since the turn of the century, intercollegiate sports have brought in a surplus of revenue to their respective Universities, as well as increasing...
“Why college education is important to me"
Being a teacher is the first step to changing the youth of today’s minds one brain at a time. I feel education is the key in making a career driven person. I know many say education begins in the home but that’s just the foundation to a college ready...
Why People Really Go to College
Christopher Caldwell, author of the New York Times article "What a College Education Buys," believes many people attend college for the wrong reasons. He says college is overrated and that many go just to socialize or to find a partner (214). He also states...
Underprivileged students who could not afford to go to college, but are talented enough, at least stand a chance at going to on an athletic scholarship. With a lot of good athletes coming out of low income areas they need to know they also have an option to go to school. The only problem with this is a lot...
This I Believe Essay
College after High School!
With the world changing and times are tough, this I believe it was time to change
with it. Being able to attend college after high school was a logical move. Meeting my
MY FUTURE PLANS
When I was sixteen, there was one spring morning in my life that totally changed my vision of the future. That morning was devoted to a school outing to an experimental solar power plant in Nebraska. Suddenly, something, which was supposed to be a bit of scientific bore, became a turning...
Why is going to college so important?
Going to college has become a huge part of the modern society, it has become a part of our daily routines and especially, ourselves. l It is important that people start setting their goals for education, early. Although the colleges and universities...
I Know What You Did Last Summer
Last summer four terrified friends tried to conceal a secret, but does someone know about it. The horror is starting again and there is a person stalking them to try to hunt them down. Will they die or will they survive. The main characters in this story are Mrs. James...
are our future. I have to say this is one of the statements that I have heard most over the last eighteen years of my life. As I go on I come to figure that it is true. That children are our future and the reason why is because the children grow up and become Doctors, Teachers, etc. I have always known...
The Cities I lived in
English Composition (ENG 121)
November 3, 2008
The Cities I lived in
I have different feelings about the cities I have lived in. I know that each city has its on way of living and doing things and I want to make sure that where...
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-They...
I feel like I have a different opinion of college than everyone else. For the most part, I am not excited to go away to college at all. I wish I could stay in high school forever because I enjoy it so much. My friends are the greatest and I don’t want to make new ones because some of my best...
My true dream job is to be a child psychologist beacause I want to help children with their problems but mainly because I want to be the person that wasnt there for me when my Dad died. It is a necessity for me to get a PSY. D, the highest degree you can get for psychology. Two...
Essay #2(rough draft)
Over the years of going through grade school I have seen different generations change and they way people go about things including myself. One of the things I have seen change that is huge is technology...
Why College Education is Important to Me
College education is important because I feel it will allow me to have a successful future in my current career and will provide financial stability for my family. Unlike in the past, today having more than a diploma is required to get a decent job that...
Why is college education important to me
“Knowledge Is Power” one of Sir Francis Bacon famous quotes, those three words says it all. I’ve been hungry and excited for an higher education, Education is very important to me and in order to move ahead in life, not just get by but to really succeed...
One morning I realized that I had to do something for myself. At age seventeen and a recent graduate of high school I found myself searching for answers and wondering why I was not heading in the direction I had always wanted. While most of my friends had headed off to college, I graduated to a full...
expresses the vision and the major commitments that must be inculcated in every student who enters college. With the view provided by the institute I see myself in accordance with the mission statement.
I am an Indian, and I'm not acquainted with the Christian faith and service. Hence, along with all...
WHY I WANT TO BECOME A DENTAL HYGIENIST; REFLECTION PAPER
The convoluted way in which having good oral hygiene and how much it can impact one’s body
has never lost my interest. When researching, I have read it is most common to get...
Why did I choose to go to college? I always knew I would be in college just did not know what college. I’ve Choosen College because my parents told me be are all I could be. I also want to make my family proud and set an example for my brothers and sister. Knowing that I wanted to be in the medical field...
name is Ana Alicia Quintana. I would like the opportunity to take AP World History. There are a few reasons why I want to take this particular AP class. First of all, I feel by taking AP World History, this will help prepare me for my junior year. In my junior year I plan to take dual classes. By...
time for College Athletes to
Start cashing in!
Axia College of University of Phoenix
College sports have turned into a multi million dollar industry that makes everyone money, except for the players who do all the work. It is time for the presidents of these colleges and Universities...
Lawrence Rice English – 091 Leslie McGuire October 22, 2008 104-644488 Essay 1 Why I Chose Baker College In the past I got confused, quit school and never looked back. I did this not even knowing why I was confused. Baker has a program called the Counseling and Academic Planning. They have Academic...
1 October 2013
"Take Me Back Where I Belong"
I have had at least ten near-death experiences...all of them from being in Boston. Each drive in downtown Boston turns into a mosh-pit of cars with some j-walking pedestrians sprinkled in between...
College students should wear a uniform.
When we were at elementary school until senior high school, we wore uniform as our identity. But when we go to college we took off our uniform and changed it into free style of clothes. Some people said that uniform is not good for college student because college...
American society, the roles of social fraternities have been sadly lost (Nuwer 286). Many young people, especially college students, see fraternities as a way to meet more people while in school, go to parties, get drunk, and if they are lucky enough, have occasional sex. Fortunately, as most things in life...
you to join the technology industry
At times I get lonely and I start to think that I don’t have a friend in the world. Sometimes it is hard for me. Sadly I don’t have the, what I feel is magical, skill to gain friends with little effort. In fact I find myself jealous of those people, it’s no fair...
High school can be an extremely difficult time for every young adult, but moving on to college could be even more complicated. What could be even more complicated is moving onto college. These years are the hardest and will shape the rest of your life. Pressures from peers, parents, coaches...
I have been seeking a college degree since I left high school in 2002. It has been a long road for me since there were some obstacles and challenges that hindered me from finishing college in a timely manner. When I first entered college I wasn’t really ready, therefore I skipped classes here and there...
December 15, 2012
There was a time when a college education was absolutely necessary if you wanted to hold a job that made a good amount of money and to be considered to have a “good” job. But is that still the case? It’s hard to say with the tuition...
Is College Really Worth It? By: Crystal Dailey September 8, 2008 Professor Slover Composition 1 South University Several students reach that special day in their life when they begin deciding on college. That day ranges from the beginning of eighth grade year down to even the last minute of graduation...
The University of the Philippines is known as one of the most prestigious universities in the Philippines, but why choose to be in UP? One is only qualified for admission in UP depending on his UP Grade, which is composed of 60% his UPCAT score and 40% his grades of his first three years...
“Why am I in college?”
There are several reasons why I am currently attending college. In my opinion, education is always an important topic in any society because it determines our future and helps us achieve our goals. Above all, my main reason for being in school would have to be to increase...
The two colleges that I would choose are The University of Chicago and Valsparso College. The University of Chicago has a high graduate rate. They accept people regardless of race or color. The University of Chicago academic envroment inspires students and scholars to ask key questions. The college...
Colleges nation wide have been reporting strong surges in enrollment largely due
to baby boomers returning to school. Baby boomers are Americans born between 1946
and 1964. Soldiers returning from WWII caused a rise in the birth rate of the United
States, creating a "boom" which is where...