Last month in our country, thousands of eighteen year olds flocked and migrated to a location where they could finally escape the stress of parents, siblings and their very own house and neighborhood. For the majority of the students, the move was indeed a success, an enjoyment, and otherwise a great new place to call home. There are some teens however, who are finding the new life in college to be struggle, and for some, an unejoyable event. In this essay, I will compare and contrast the views...
Scholarship Essay When I think of my Academic Goals I come to the subtle realization that I do not know or understand nearly as much as I would like to or have envisioned myself knowing. For some reason or another I have a desire to pursue not only a Bachelors degree with a minor but a Associate degree to go along with that. I would also like to get a graduate degree sometime during the future. I would also love to become fluent in another language yet I only think that could happen if I was...
Introduction Since 9/11certain policies within the Federal government has been on the mouths of federal, state and local politicians, law enforcement officials and even lawyers throughout the country. One public policy that has the most impact is Section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). This section of the INA allows for the partnership between the Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and local law enforcement agencies for the delegation of authority to...
Effects of losing a loved one Losing a loved one is a significant and a painful occurrence. After the loss of a loved one, i experienced different difficulties and emotional situations such:as grief, shock, and anger. I lost an uncle who I loved so much and the experience was terrifying and devastating. However, I was able to overcome the grief thanks to the support I received from my family and friends. I understood grief as being a normal reaction to the loss of a loved one. In fact,...
Essay written by Kevin Stig Hazing (subjecting newcomers to abusive or humiliating tricks and ridicule) has always been seen as a secretive campus activity when it comes to fraternities and pledging. As a result, Dr. Mark Taff resorted in his article that, "..a series of 168 cases of injuries and deaths related to fraternity hazing activities...[occurred] in the United States between 1923 and 1982" (2113). Young college men are being hospitalized and even worse, dying, just for a couple of...
College Advice Coming to St. Louis College of Pharmacy at the beginning of the year, I did not know what to expect. I wish I would have had some sort of insightful advice from a student who has “Tested the Water.” From my experiences here after the first semester, I know what I have gotten myself into, and would like to share my knowledge with incoming Freshman. The first piece of advice I would like to share with future students is to be prepared. I tried during...
SQL Server Interview Questions and Answers - Part 1 What is RDBMS? Relational Data Base Management Systems (RDBMS) are database management systems that maintain data records and indices in tables. Relationships may be created and maintained across and among the data and tables. In a relational database, relationships between data items are expressed by means of tables. Interdependencies among these tables are expressed by data values rather than by pointers. This allows a high degree of data...
Becoming an International Student in the United States 

United States is a well-known country for its educational facilities. Therefore, numerous students from all over the world wish to continue their studies in United States. However, it is not possible for everyone to become an international student in the United States because it requires a huge financial support, an intellectual mind, and strength to live without beloved family members. A person who is able to put up with these factors...
Once in a while I am approached by past research associates who heard that I "got out," as several of them put it, and who want to know how I handled the switch. Some of them have no idea that people with science backgrounds have options other than research and teaching, and many are discouraged by the thought that they would have to leave their beloved science in other to engage in those activities. Several of them have called me from home to ask these questions, for fear of being overheard at...
My freshman year at Harvard, I was sitting in a Postcolonial African Literature class when Professor Ngugi wa Thiong'o (the influential Kenyan author) succeeded in attracting me to the study of African literature through nothing more than a single sentence. He argued that, when a civilization adopts reading and writing as the chief form of social communication, it frees itself to forget its own values, because those values no longer have to be part of a lived reality in order to have...