"My Happiestmoment Is When I Got First Salary" Essays and Research Papers

My Happiestmoment Is When I Got First Salary

The first time I got arrested It all started one warm summer night in Lynn, Massachusetts back in good old 1998. I had just almost passed my sophomore year in high school falling one credit shy. I was going to summer school for fifteen minutes every Friday morning and this is how my day started out. It was like any other Friday going to school to hand in some assignment and going back home to sleep for a few more hours but this day was different. My friend Sean called me up just as I got home...

American films, Automobile, Beef 1124  Words | 3  Pages

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My First on Firsts Narrative

English1 Narrative Essay My First on Firsts Never have I ever been the risk-taker type of person. I kept on rationalizing and reasoning out that things should be done according to a valid purpose just to avoid being asked to do them. And frankly, I found every purpose or reason other people trying to convince me tell, in any way possible, invalid. I have escaped many adventures in life and lost opportunities that were already laid out in front of me. I practically think I even consider almost...

Family, Mother, Prince 1132  Words | 3  Pages

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Salary Negotiations

Facts * This negotiation was an important one from a career point of view as it involves a salary negotiation for an existing job. I have never been in a situation where I have actually negotiated a salary for a person working under me, so it was a good experience for me. I was playing the role of Pat Lynch, V.P. of marketing for Rapid Leatherhead Goods Company. There are 4 main product lines which comprise the major portion of the company’s online sales. A new director for marketing was hired...

Best alternative to a negotiated agreement, Bias, Critical thinking 1738  Words | 5  Pages

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My First

car accident? I can imagine it was very unpleasant, especially at a young age when you don’t know what you need to do depending on the situation. I mean, any little fender bender is a simple swap of information, but have you ever been in a real car crash? It isn’t the easiest thing to go through, especially if you don’t have insurance. Luckily that wasn’t the case for me. On Monday, September 17th, 2012, I was in my first car accident. I would never thought with the way I drive I could be in a...

Crash, Road accidents, Traffic collision 1298  Words | 3  Pages

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My First Trip Home

My First Trip Home I am originally from Moldova, a country in Eastern Europe. My country was a part of Romania and for a longer period a part of Soviet Union. Since I was seven years old I knew that I would live abroad, because all my three older brothers were living in Europe and I got information from them that Europe has many developed countries. Who does not want to live in a developed country? Everyone wants to live in a developed country, where people can achieve their dreams, and be successful...

Culture, Cyprus, Developed country 2554  Words | 6  Pages

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My First Cruise

My First Cruise Have you ever wanted to travel the world? What made you want to travel? I went on a cruise in June of 2011. I’d say it was the best time of my life. I got to swim in the ocean, Meat people from other cultures, and discovered parts of the world I’ve never seen. The name of the cruise ship was Destiny. Maybe it’s my destiny to travel the world. It all started one early morning in June. I was awake and was so anxious I hadn’t slept all night. I was ready for my first out of...

Cruise ship, Cruise ships, Meyer Werft 1975  Words | 5  Pages

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My First Love

My First Love Finally I heart the million-dollar word, "yes" after the eight-hour long walk with her. My best friend was mad at me .I could see the anger in her eyes like a black cloud ready for a thunderstorm. It was five years ago, janaury 7th ,a sunny warm day at about 10:00 AM, I met her at the bus stop after wating for an hour.With in our three years friendship, I saw her get angry many times, but not like on that day. I said sorry more than...

2006 singles, 2007 albums, 2008 singles 1130  Words | 3  Pages

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I Love My Life

Poole- I Love My Life Dora Poole PSY 202 CGA1149A Althea Artis Dora Poole- I Love My Life I have been through a lot in my forty eight years of life. Some of the experiences have been extremely positive and others leave much to be desired. The study of Adult development theories will allow me to analyze the past and help me to describe the journey my life has taken. The combined experiences have brought me to “Love my Life”...

Developmental psychology, Family, Foster care 1981  Words | 5  Pages

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My First Permission

My First Permission. It was a beautiful hot Friday on the summer 2006. I was in school with my friend we were in gym at the time we were planning a pool party for the next day. We were so exited cause it was going to be the 1st time that we were going to ask for permission to go out by ourselves. Personally me, I was really nervous. Since i was the youngest daughter my parents were extremely stricted with me, so deep inside I was afraid to my parents reaction. My friends...

Crying, Family, Father 617  Words | 4  Pages

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My First Horse

Dusty Boyd Comp. 099-10 Cara Swafford March 5, 2013 My First Horse Remember when you were a little kid and you always asked your parents for a pony? Well I was one of those little girls. I would always go up to my parents and ask but I always got a big "NO" and it devastated me knowing that I could never have a horse as a child. But I was shocked to find out I was finally getting my very first horse about 7 years ago. My childhood dream was coming true. Trying to find a horse is a lot of...

Bit, Equestrianism, Horse 1180  Words | 3  Pages

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My Very First Memory

joy and unbearable sadness. Much like a potter molds clay our experiences mold us for the better and erstwhile for the worst. I have two memories of my early life that stick out most to me. My first memory I want to share is of fracturing my arm. I was eight when this transpired. I went to a day camp every summer. The camp was in the neiborhood where I grew up, so all my comrades went to the same camp. We would play all kinds of games and there were many activities for us to participate in like...

Best Friends, English-language films, Memory 1032  Words | 3  Pages

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My First Semester in College

My First Semester in College High school students just like me preparing for their visit to the campus of their choice anticipating on their transition from a high school education to a college education: leading them to the next phase of their life for success. Like me, probably was one of the most exciting moments of their life. Getting accepted and attending one of the greatest universities in the world. However, my greatest challenge was leaving my family and friends behind as I would...

College, Education, High school 1480  Words | 4  Pages

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My First Computer

Running Head: My First Computer My First Computer Robert Fehn Park University Introduction to Computer CS140 03 May 2005 My First Computer Introduction I began working with computers about 3 years ago. Needless to say it was a shocking experience sitting in front of a picture tube and not knowing how it worked or where to begin. I began by hitting buttons and asking question at the same time. The first computer that I bought was a new Packard Bell 486 with windows 3.1 and a Cannon...

Analog computer, Colossus computer, Computer 1376  Words | 4  Pages

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First Accomplishment in My Life

First Accomplishment in My Life It is so difficult to live in the United States, the land of opportunity, without education and the English language. Without these two things, our lives seem like meaningless. My family is one of the victims of this problem. Two years ago, when I was a senior student in high school, I almost could not graduate from high school with diploma in hand because of failing the exit exam twice and my lack knowledge of English. At that time, I really wanted to...

Anxiety, English language, English people 1124  Words | 3  Pages

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My First Job

summer of 2008, I had promoted from 8th grade and was about to make a transition to high school. At the age of fifteen, my only concern was trying to figure out how I was going to do at a new school, however, my mother had other plans for me. She decided that it was time for me to get a job. My mother was considered more as a single mom at the time. Even though our stepdad was existent, he didn’t really do much to help out with having us grow unless it was for personal gain. My mother also functioned...

Employment, Recruitment, Sonic the Hedgehog 1864  Words | 5  Pages

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My First Time in Hawaii

Small Bintu Fofanah Prof.David Bahr FIRST TIME IN HAWAII My first experience in Honolulu, Hawaii was really,really exciting and unforgettable. It's a beautiful and tropical land full of wildlife and amazing things. For example the languages of the many tribes spoken there are different. One of the main languages there is called Sommore. The military is one of the main job...

English-language films, Hawaii, Hawaiian language 1668  Words | 4  Pages

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My first day of College 2

First Day in Delta College January, 14th 2014, was my first day at Delta College. I have heard some say that their first day of college was full of excitement, but for me it was completely new experience. My first day in Delta College was a memorable experience due to three reasons: I was exposed to the new environment, I met new teachers, and I met some new friends. On the first day of college, I saw the new environment and it made me feel more and more comfortable. At my first glimpse...

2008 in film, David Crane, Education 859  Words | 3  Pages

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My First Visit to Nigeria

In this essay I will reconstruct my first visit to Nigeria. The journey took place when I was seventeen in early 1993, during which time Nigeria was under the military rule of General Sanni Abacha. For the most part of my trip I stayed in Lagos, former capital state and still highly recognised as the commercial capital of Nigeria, although I did visit other parts of the country including Ondo State and Jos. Between this time and the time I left, in early 1994, I experienced and learnt a lot about...

Abuja, English language, Fela Kuti 2146  Words | 5  Pages

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My First Run on a Snowtube

year of 1999, and I was eight years old. Winter Vacation had arrived and I was on my break from school. My grandmother had called my father and asked if my brother and I would be interested in going snow tubing at Hunter Mountain, and I was so excited that I nearly peed my pants. The plans had been arranged and set for the following morning, so we went directly to bed with smiles on our faces. The next morning when we all awoke, we ate breakfast immediately. I demolished my plate of blueberry...

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My First Job

Sre FYS 8 September 2014 My First Job I got my first job at sixteen because my parents required it. However, I had no intention of getting a job and wanted to continue being a teenager where I had little responsibility. As I looked around my hometown for a job, I found that there were not a lot available. I finally was able to find a job close to my house at a local Dairy Queen working for minimum wage. Now that I had a job I had to make decisions in time I spent between friends, athletics...

Employment, Fast food, Food 1137  Words | 3  Pages

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My first day at the university

 ‘My First Day at University’ Every student of college, in his life dreams about his university life. It is the dream of every student to get admission in a university of high esteem. I also thought about the same thing. My first day at University is an important event of my life. To me it is an unforgettable day. During my school or college days, I had a glimpse of university life from my elder cousins. I was most curiously waiting for the day when I would start my university life. I thought...

Administration, Business school, Floor 892  Words | 3  Pages

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My First Car

(Philadelphia). I was with my dad and my little brother who kept nagging about the ninety degree weather. We were so exhausted from waiting for one hour until the right car was ready to be auctioned. We were at the Philadelphia Parking Authority auction lot. I was so enthusiastic that I was going to have a car, that I can call my own, not my mom's minivan nor my dad's dodge charger. This was a reward from my parent because I was going to graduate High School before I turned seventeen. The car that I ended...

Automobile, Car wash, Family 1281  Words | 3  Pages

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Where my world began

 Where My World Began ‘The sky is not the limit,’ my father said. Every time I talked to him about something related to studies, he used to give this dialogue. He also added every time, ‘I have limited myself till the skies, but I want my son to reach above the sky.’ My father himself is an airline pilot but he wanted his son to be something better. He always wanted me to become an aerospace engineer. I always believed from the childhood to look at the topmost, at least you will reach to...

Aerospace, Aerospace engineering, Constellation program 1336  Words | 4  Pages

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My First Acid Trip

Narrative and Descriptive Essay My First LSD Trip Ever since I heard of LSD, I’d always been interested in it. I could never believe that taking a drug could literally alter your reality. It even makes your subconscious come out into the real world. It’s even described as having your dreams come true. I’d research experience stories and all the facts, but I really just needed to try it myself! A few friends and I were sitting around playing Dead Space 3, when my friend Kyle told me that he could...

Bad trip, Chair, Grateful Dead 1314  Words | 3  Pages

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When My Life Changed Forever

When My Life Changed Forever It all started on August 17th 2012, the day before my baby shower. My, also pregnant, sister-in-law, Tonya, and I were doing the final shopping for my baby shower. I was very excited to be, finally, having the shower. It had already been canceled and rescheduled once, and with my induction date only 6 days away, everyone joked that we would be having it at the hospital. When we left home, we only had two stops to make. The first stop was Babys-R-Us to get her gift for...

Clothing, English-language films, Infant 1800  Words | 4  Pages

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i remember

I remember when I first went to go take an interview for a job. To start, it was my first time and I was very nervous. I would stutter my words when I talked. My hands were getting really sweaty. Most importantly, I couldn’t make eye contact with the person that was interviewing me. Instead, I let my eyes wander all over the place. Another reason that my first interview was so memorable is because besides doing a bad job in the interview, I got the job. At the end of my interview, I was given a schedule...

American films, Boyzone, Eye 1230  Words | 3  Pages

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My First Love

distance really means to me is if you truly love someone you must first give it a chance to fail, if it survives it is going to be stronger than ever..and being an ocean part is pure proof of this .He's the fire to my iceit was like a flick of a cigarette I was gone just like thatwe both knew i was leaving, did we ever think it would come so fast?oh how i want the taste of your lips pressed against mineand your roaming fingers on my hungry skinminutes feels like hours, hours feel like daysI’ve stamped...

2002 singles, 2006 singles, 2007 singles 1197  Words | 3  Pages

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My First Date

1203 3 September 2013 My First Date There are clothes strewn on my bed, chair, and all over the floor of my room. After changing outfits repeatedly for the past hour, I have finally decided on the right one: a short (stops right above the knees), dark brown, crinkled skirt; a white tank top tucked inside the skirt; and a pair of brown, sequined cowgirl boots. My long, brown, wavy hair is down and free, and I am using an all-natural appearance with my makeup. I sure hope I look good because tonight...

Brown, Eye color, ILOVEYOU 1087  Words | 3  Pages

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My First Day in College

One day, while I was laying peacefully on my bed, my mother came in with a letter from Florida A&M University. I didn't really want to speculate anything because a few days before I received a letter from another college saying that I wasn't accepted. Nevertheless I was still excited when I opened it and even more so when I read that I had been accepted. So without much hesitation I packed up and headed to Tallahassee. When I arrived my mother and I took care of registration and a plethora of things...

Walking 922  Words | 3  Pages

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My Real First Love

            Narrative Writing Essay  My First Love is My Last  As a senior in Highschool I was enrolled in three AP classes, went to a bible  study two nights a week, and participated in gymnastics, cheerleading, and track. I  guess you can say that I was a pretty busy kid and I never had a ton of time to hangout  with my friends. I was able to go to one football game this season, and that was the  most I have been able to be with my friends in a long time. To ​ exacerbate​  my problem  of not ever having any free time, my Mother is a very strict...

Logical fallacies, Rhetoric 1801  Words | 5  Pages

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What I Want to Be When I Grow Up

I was asked from the time I could talk “What do you want to be when you grow up.” My answers were always changing depending upon whatever new fad or hero I was into at that time…Nascar, Teenage Ninja Turtle, GI Joe, Fireman, Cowboy, Football player…it wasn’t somethin I seriously thought about at the time, except football, as to what I could make a living at doing or what would make me happy in the future…it was all about what made me happy at that moment…but then I started getting older and the question...

Education, Family, Need 1065  Words | 3  Pages

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Happiness and Salary

Last week I presented my students with this question to answer in essay format. I always love to join in with my students in writing the monthly essay, not only as I love writing, but to show them that I, as the teacher, also care about the work I'm giving them, and to give them some support in what many students of English find very challenging. After a considerable time discussing the question and formulating an essay plan, we got down to the writing. Here is my essay on this particular subject: ...

English language, Essay, Family 744  Words | 3  Pages

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How I broke my wrist

Harris Professor Mathewson English 132-01 September 24, 2012 How I Broke My Wrist I thought I was going to play a friendly game of football until something bad happened to me. I broke my left wrist and it hurt really badly. I learned that breaking a bone is very painful and recommend that everyone avoid anything that could cause you to get hurt in serious way like breaking a bone. It all started on the weekend when my brother and I were really bored. We decided to go up to the athletic center near...

American football, Basketball, Billboard Hot Country Songs number-one singles 964  Words | 3  Pages

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My First Rock Concert

When I think of term rock and roll, I remember watching MTV and seeing Axel Rose scream into the microphone with his whinny voice the lyrics of “Paradise City” while dancing across the stage in his ridiculous outfits. My father would nostalgically reminisce of the epic guitar solos of the Eagles, Don Felder. My father being a teenager during the height of the rock music era afforded him certain opportunities to see the big hair bands perform live during their prime. When I was still a boy, he would...

Concert, Eagles, Glam metal 978  Words | 3  Pages

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My First Day of High School

The first day is always the hardest. You go from being the leaders of the school, to the babies of the school. It was the first day and everybody was full of both excitement and fear. I looked around, I saw a bunch of crowded newbies all around me, anxiously awaiting the bell, at the start the only person I could recognise was Chiara. Chiara is one of my best friends; we went through primary school together. Gradually more and more people showed up, until I could barely move. A few of them...

Educational stages, High school, Junior school 765  Words | 3  Pages

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My First Marathon

My First Marathon By the time I entered Tsinghua University in 2006, my life had been occupied by boring studying for several years. There were many things that I never believed I could do like being a monitor of class, getting into a fancy relationship or dancing on the stage. If those were things I had still imagined, marathon was one thing that I had never imagined. A distance of 42.195 kilometers (about 26.4 miles) was not kidding. In the first month I went to Tsinghua, the student union...

Beijing, Haile Gebrselassie, Marathon 1482  Words | 4  Pages

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My First Date

My First Date It was a pleasant Saturday morning when I woke up. Half-asleep, I went to the bathroom, took a bath to wake up myself from my post-slumber. I merrily did my morning routine and as I went down to our kitchen to feed a seemingly growling lion which I call my stomach, I couldn’t help but sneer for I knew that something worth remembering would happen later that day. “First date,” I said, “my very first one… with her.” As I ate my not-so-yummy cereals for my breakfast, I constantly...

National Mall, Shopping mall, The Devil Went Down to Georgia 1111  Words | 4  Pages

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Making My Dream Job My First Job

Gertens was a “dream job.” Often, while sitting in class, my attention would shift from the teacher to my older classmates as I would constantly overhear them talking about the ludicrous amounts of money they made at the local garden goods store. Now, as an ignorant 16-year old kid who just got his driver’s license, this made my eyes widen. For the first time in my life, the quest to acquire money was skyrocketing to the top of my priority list. My parents were slowly beginning to cut me off with the...

Power 1442  Words | 5  Pages

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My First Military Experience

My First Military Experience The date was September 23rd 2003. I was leaving my home for the first time; I had been dreading the unknown of entering basic military training for months. I knew difficult challenges would lie ahead, but little did I know what changes were about to become of me in my first military experience. The trainees were stuffed into the bus like sardines; I was shoved to the very back on the floor by exit sign. The smell of fear and the odor of a gym locker room filled the...

Lackland Air Force Base, Military, Military education and training 996  Words | 3  Pages

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First TIme I Snuck Out

First Time I Snuck Out of the House My parents were strict with us kids at home. I was adopted into my family with three older siblings. I felt I got the brunt of everything when it came to the rules of the house. All of us children had chores that had to be finished before we were allowed to play with our friends. If my parents found out I listened to anything other than the Christian radio station, my parents took my radio away. My parents dragged us to church three days a week. I felt as though...

Father, Mother, Parent 1138  Words | 3  Pages

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When I Finished My High School 2

Name: Haneen Khleif Doctor: Zaidoun Salah 10/8/2014 Why I has chosen the specific major to moderate into and what specific direction the student plans to take my studies in the field. When I finished my high school, my parents asked me about the specialization (major and minor) that I want to study. Immediately I answered "Biology" for many reasons. First, Biology is a wide field for unlimited studies and researches, so I didn’t stick to certain study or research. Second, Biology includes...

Biology, Cancer, Chemotherapy 971  Words | 5  Pages

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My Interest in Biology and Chemistry

said “My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn't pay the bill he gave me six months more.” Doctors are only given certain amount of time to save a patient’s life. Without biology and chemistry an operation cannot be performed in a doctor’s life. The most interesting subjects in my life are biology and chemistry. These depth subjects have changed my life. Biology and chemistry changed my life and how I approach the world before. Now, I knew how the human body works. It heals when we get...

Medical school, Medicine, Pediatrics 1215  Words | 4  Pages

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challenge I faced in my life

day which is still tickling in my mind when I remember it. I was waiting for the phone call from my family physician. Those moments of waiting were seemed like years. Finally the phone rang and I received that with trembling heart. Then my doctor said that the report was positive which made me so excited and at the same time so proud with a little bit fear. It was the report of my first time conception which is really...

Anxiety, Childbirth, Family 1022  Words | 3  Pages

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My first original speech … .. .

Hey here I include my first speech written and spoken by me on the ocassion of Sport Days 2k9 of our college. All liked it a lot. I hopu u guys also lik it reading. 1. Assembly of Athletes (01) Aim: To make the students ready for the event of march-past. Dialogue 01: “I request all the flag holders to take their respective positions with there squads.” 2. Arrival of the chief guest (02) cum Reception of the chief guest (03) cum pinning of rosette / presentation of bouquet...

Going-to future, Sergeant, Shall and will 1007  Words | 5  Pages

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When

(Nature) In my family all four of them are short. My parents are about 5’5 and my sisters are about 5’3, while I am about 6’1. I don’t know where I get my height from, but when I look at my cousins from my dad’s side every single one of the guys are just about 6’0 or higher and the tallest being 6’6. I have about 30 male cousins on my dad’s side. Also my grandfather from my mom’s side is 6’1, so I guess I got some of the height from him also. I actually like being tall though because I play basketball...

Handedness, Left-handedness, Right-handedness 774  Words | 3  Pages

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My Scary First Day at High School

Draft My First Day Fright Have you ever experience a moment where you have no idea where you are, and what you would have done in that particular moment? Well I have, and here is my story. It all started in late August of 2009, when millions of children across the country were looking forward to their first day of school. For me, I was not looking forward to start my first year of High School. I still had the middle school mentality. I was concerned that I was not ready for high school. I felt lost...

High school 776  Words | 3  Pages

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Trip: When I Woke and Ms. Bat

My Odyssey Let me take you through what has happened so far; my senior year, which was 2016, I pulled a prank, my senior prank. I sat for months mulling over what to do; thumbtack on chair, loosen bolts on a desk, spray paint or graffiti the gym; I had all these ideas and could not decide! Then finally I thought of one that I just had to do. It was calling and tempting me, and let me tell you, when mean ol’ Ms. Bat came in her room she did not expect all of her desks, tables, and chairs to...

What Happened, When I Woke 1390  Words | 3  Pages

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My First Pet

My first pet Convincing a family to adopt a pet kitten can prove to be quite troublesome. Owning a pet requires a decent amount of free time and great responsibility. Staying persistent in your endeavors and showing your family just how serious you are can prove to be rewarding in the end. Caring for a pet cat can prove be a major responsibility for an eight year old. Even though I was fully aware that I was far too young to take on the responsibility that comes with owning a pet, I was very...

Cat, Cat coat genetics, Head 1086  Words | 3  Pages

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How I Met My Hero

Day I met my Hero. I had always been the girl to throw money on useless things. At that time I didn’t care about anything except brands and designers. My parents were obviously worried about me as I had no aims, goals, role models or hero in life as I thought I already had everything and anything I wanted. And as I had just started my last year in high school my parents wanted me to actually graduate with good marks and go to university, which seemed useless to me. But that all changed when I met...

Billboard Hot Country Songs number-one singles, Family, Fashion design 995  Words | 3  Pages

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Childhood Experience: My First Drumset

9/24/2014 First essay Little Drummer Kid Back when I was a child I never asked for much. I never had much of an interest in toys and spent most of my time alone. Even at the age of 8 I was a deep thinker, always questioning why things happen the way they do. I was constantly observing the world around me as if I was on the outside. I learned to appreciate silence at such a young age and didn’t speak much. I only spoke when I was spoken to, and even then I’d give a short response. I felt like I had...

Bass drum, Drum, Drum kit 1583  Words | 4  Pages

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When I Grow Up

When I Grow Up I have always had a difficult time with the question "What do you want to be when you grow up?" There are too many things that grab and hold my interest, for a little while at least. I have always known that I wanted to go to college, why I didn't do so immediately after high school is a mystery to me but, I'm finally here and I intend to get every possible thing out of it that I can. I know it's not necessary to decide on a specific degree tract freshman year but let's face facts;...

Academic degree, Doctorate, Future 1115  Words | 4  Pages

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The Worst Vacations I Ever Had

The worst vacations that I ever had, was last Christmas when I went to Punta Cana with my family and my girlfriend. There were a lot of inconvenient that made it a bad vacation. Even though it supposed to be the best vacations I ever had that could not be possible. This was my worst trip ever for these three reasons, I got sick, my girlfriend got cut and my brother got sick. I should never go to Punta Cana. First, when we got there a bus picked us at the airport...

2006 singles, Debut albums, English-language films 394  Words | 3  Pages

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My Past, Present, and Future Life

My Past, Present, and Future Life Frank W. Szakacs PSY 202 Professor Jason Pieratt March 18, 2012 My Past, Present, and Future Life (Outline) I. What was your family like? a. Military Family b. Oldest of two boys c. Parents divorced, living with my father II. What were you like as a teenager? a. Sports that I played b. Attending two different high schools c. Cultural shock moving from Georgia to...

Adolescence, Future, High school 1695  Words | 5  Pages

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my first conk essay

Racial defacing In Malcolm X’s excerpt My First Conk, He describes the process to get a conk. He talks about how his friend will do it for free instead of paying for it. He then goes on to list the items they need to buy to make the “congolene” to make the conk. They need “Red Devil lye, two eggs, and two medium- sized white potatoes… and a large jar of Vaseline, a large bar of soap.” Then the drugstore clerk comments about the Malcolm X getting a conk and Malcolm proudly says “Right!” He later...

African American, Afro-Latin American, Black people 1849  Words | 5  Pages

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How I Got Here

today. I believe that Hamlet is his best piece. It is written in Old English, which is hard to understand because it is very different from how we speak and write today. The Old English style of writing makes it more authentic in the sense that you can take the words from the play and relate it to the current time period to have a better understanding. Although I read Hamlet in my English class my senior of high school, it really did not interest me as much as it did this time around. When I read...

Characters in Hamlet, Derek Jacobi, Gertrude 1188  Words | 4  Pages

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My first day in an English speaking school 1

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