• 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
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  • The College Life
    The College Life Schedules are a difficult thing to balance. A person must find the time to complete a number of tasks in a day. A normal adult may have time to get everything done and still have time to spare. The normal college student on the other hand is constantly on the go. College stud
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  • College Athletes for Hire
    In the area of collegiate sports, there have been numerous heated debates about the integrity of many things concerning the NCAA and how it handles legal and ethical issues. Two well renowned scholars tackle this issue in their co-authored book entitled "College Athletes for Hire, The Evolution
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  • I Know What You Did Last Summer
    1) Julie, Ray, Helen, and Barry are four close friends, Julie and Ray being a couple and Barry and Helen also being one. Being high school students, they went late one night up to a clearing in the forest to hang out. When driving home, they had been a little drunk and were still kissing, they ran o
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  • College Dorms
    College Dorms Message: The inventor of dormitories...let's find him, make him pay for the travesties he's visited on America's youth, and force him to listen to Matchbox 20. Can't you see him designing these hellish stacks of humanity many years ago? From the sidewalk he raised his hands triumpha
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  • College Drinking (Reflection)
    In the past few months I have learned a lot about myself. When the incident first occurred I was very angry. I know plenty of people that drink that are under age and they don't get caught. I kept asking myself why me? At first I was hesitant to change, but the last few months have been eye ope
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  • 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
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  • Modern Day Slavery
    I was in complete and utter shock when I began to read Disposable People. The heart-wrenching tale of Seba, a newly freed slave, shook my understanding of people in today's society, as well as their interactions between each other. I sat in silence as I read Seba's story. "There they [Seba's Fren
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  • How Stressful the First Year of College Can Be?
    Showing you what it is like entering the first year of college. Have you ever been in a situation where school can be stressful in many different aspects? I found out being prepared has its likes and dislikes. Here's my experience on time management, financia
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  • College Sports Gambling
    With all of the controversy of gambling in college sports, why is the issue still an issue? The answer is money. There were actions taken towards this by Congress, but the problem is that it was never completely abolished. Congress had made the mistake of creating a way around it. It is now c
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  • Censorship in a Day No Pigs Would Die
    Censorship in A Day No Pigs Would Die Robert Newton Peck was born in the late 1930's in Vermont. Haven Peck, his father was a "quiet and gentle man whose work was killing pigs." (dedication of novel). Peck grew up on a farm and worked as a lumberjack, in a paper mill, and in a slaughterhouse befor
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  • Tutoring College Students with Ad(H)D
    Tutoring College Students with AD(H)D INTRODUCTION We have all heard of the schoolboy who doesn't know how to stay in his seat at school; instead he climbs furniture and makes noise during work time. We have also all known a schoolgirl who looks out the window quietly daydreaming in
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  • Success in College
    Section One Managing Your TIME The frist thing that a new college student must learn how to do is to stay organized and learn to decipher their priorities. By doing so you will make sure you never; miss an appointment, forget to do a homework assignment, and loose sight of time when doing a pr
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  • College Info
    Though, as of this point in my life, I do not yet know what career I would like to pursue, or even what general field I would like to study or work in. I do have certain goals that I know I shall work to attain. These goals are fairly common among most people. Such as the goal of financial security,
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  • Pearl S. Buck - a Modern Day Hero
    Pearl S. Buck - A Modern Day Hero Introduction A friend of mine gave me a copy of The Good Earth as a birthday gift. Until then, I had never heard of the literary masterpiece or the author, Pearl S. Buck. The story captivated me. I found myself engrossed in the story of the poor farmer Wang L
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  • College Life
    Adjusting to College Life Wow! The first week of college was a breeze. All my professors seemed so nice. Class never lasted longer than thirty minutes. I did not have to carry any books to class for that whole week. Finding classes was some what tough, even though my classes are around the sam
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  • College Binge Drinking, Is It a Problem?
    College Binge Drinking, is it a Problem? Many college students throughout the nation partake in some form of drinking, whether it be at a sporting event, a social function, or parties in Greek housing. Drinking is fun, but can be overdone if the alcohol is in the wrong hands. It's not uncommon fo
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  • Juggling College
    Juggling College While students are attending college they encounter a lot of activities and responsibility. They have to juggle there time with fun, work and school. It seems like there is never enough time. First you have to have fun, and enjoy life. But in order to pay your tab at the bar, you
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  • Community College
    Through the years, community colleges have always had a negative stigma attached to its name. Even today, this negative stigma is still present. However, the misconception of an undergraduate curriculum from a junior college is inferior to an undergraduate curriculum from a university is becoming wi
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  • 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
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