• Life Without Television
    about myself Dep 2000 October 12 2003 My childhood was a very happy one. I was given the attention a child was supposed to have been given when been raised. My mother gave birth to me on March 22, 1984 in Mount Sinai hospital. As a toddler I bonded really well with my fellow peers. I used all the different...
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  • S.M.A.R.T Girls
    friends and be the most popular kid in school. Not every kid is the richest or has the nicest clothes or sneakers. Some people go through things that others might not think is even possible to go through. For about 8 years of my life I dealt with something that many kids deal with in today’s society deal...
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  • Global Warming
    need to get done to succeed. Many people say they have kids, need to go to the gym, and work 40 hours a week.Everyone just needs to make time management. To put yourself in a schedule of the things you need to do. As an experience of myself I always do everything at the last minute, when I know it...
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  • Minot’s Response
    pretty easily. Myself personally, I’m not one of the fortunate few. I always try to do the best I can. So that means serious hours studying and reviewing previous material. I have a fulltime job and I wish I could fit in a fulltime college schedule but its not really feasible. It’s just myself out here...
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  • Identity
    by culture, and (3) Identity is shaped by personal choices. The next three paragraphs will explain how each essay supports or refute one of the assumptions about identity. In the first essay, ‘Masks’, written by Lucy Grealy, it supports the assumption that identity is shaped by culture. Lucy talks...
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  • The High Cost of Low Expectations
    Mary Sherry’s essay, “In Praise of the F Word” she states, “tens of thousands of 18-year-olds will graduate this year and be handed meaningless diplomas.” (Sherry 564) Further, in Sherry’s essay she discusses the need for teachers and parents to instill a healthy fear of failure in these kids. If a child...
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  • Not enough time
    Quattlebaum can also have trouble balancing her schedule between her grades and kids. She may think she can squeeze in a few extra things but it can be very tricky. My dad can struggle balancing his time at times between kids work and chores. It can slowly wear him down. ...
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  • Cultural Straddle
    States, there is a young person that was raised in between two or more cultures and has to straddle through them. I also find myself in the same situation, so I can identify myself with many of those teenagers. Being caught in two different cultures can be a rollercoaster of emotions with family and the...
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  • How to Balance Penn Foster Studies with Work and/or Family Demands.
    Essay How to balance Penn Foster studies with work and/or family demands. As a Penn Foster student I stride myself on balancing both my work and personal demands whenever possible. I know it’s very important to make time for my school work, and I really do try my best to take time out to do my school...
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  • Vanegas
    Module 2: The Illustration or Example Essay By Camille Willingham, Communications and Humanities Faculty, Kennedy-King College Course English 101 – Composition I English 101 – Composition I, 3 semester hours The goal of English 101 Composition I is the development of critical and analytical skills...
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  • Mcdonalds vs the Mall
    WR 121 Short Assignment 1 I chose William Severini Kowinski’s essay “Kid’s in the Mall: Growing up Controlled”. In this essay, Kowinski is writing about how many parents, especially working parents, are concerned with what their kids are doing in their afterschool hours. Parents often let their children...
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  • Violent Media Essay
    Gerard Jones is quite a fan of The Hulk and Tarzan comic books. In his essay “Violent Media is Good for Kids” Jones argues that the violence in those and other comics teach valuable lessons that will help children understand difficult emotions. Jones states that in “try (ing) to protect our children...
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  • Citizen Kane
    movie”list. After getting into movies myself, I was shocked to have never even heard of the movie. So when this project was assigned I took it onto myself to finally watch this master piece. I was super excited to watch this and I believe I may have over hyped myself but still it was way better than expected...
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  • Two Teachers That Influenced My Education
    Stephanie Boyd 10/13/10 Essay II, draft 3 ENGL 1101 1 It was not until my junior year of high school that I started really caring about my schoolwork. I was very determined to raise my grade point average and start applying myself. I started out thinking that my junior year was going to be...
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  • Bullying
    to the safety of the library, bury myself in books, and count the days till graduation,” wrote Alyssa Ahrens, 17, a high school senior in Indiana. “As of today, it is 64.” Plenty of adults are skeptical about the fuss over bullying. “How come the thin-skinned kids nowadays can’t handle the bullying...
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  • Strategies for Success Week 1 Individual Work 2
    procrastinating? Provide examples. I learned that I do not procrastinate as often as I thought I did. When I do procrastinate I am usually doing it because my kids need me for something so I put studying off and say that I am going to do it “tomorrow” and really by tomorrow I say the same thing again. So I usually...
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  • Narritive Essay
    Letter to the Reader This essay is intended to show high school kids that skipping class has consequences. Its purpose is too hopefully change teen’s minds the next time they think about skipping out on class. Also too have them change the way they act towards their peers. The effect I would like...
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  • From You
    wrap around a basketball couldn’t play a lick. Myself, being able to dance and act never auditioned for any magnet and or acting program, never having the drive or ambition to go further than just dancing in the bathroom mirror. In correlation between myself and Robby we both had certain things that could...
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  • Breakfast Club Essay, Myself Relating to Characters
    Essay The Breakfast Club The Breakfast Club is a story about five teenagers put in Saturday detention. Each character gives a face to most of the high school stereotypes. The brain, the athlete, the basket case, the princess and the criminal. Each are given their own seat and the instructions to...
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  • College Pressure
    English Essay 3 November 5, 2022 College pressure William Zinsser’s in his essay “College Pressure” published 1979, describes the pressures Yale students have economic, parental, and peer/self- induced. He says that these pressures make students afraid to take a risk and to try to...
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