Personal Statement: The Youngest Child
College Entrance Essay: The Youngest Child It has been said that the youngest child is the child that has it the easiest among the parents. The parent places all the responsibilities and hopes on the oldest; the middle child is not even noticed by the parents; and the youngest gets all the love and attention of the parents. The youngest is spoiled. The youngest can do anything he wants. I am the youngest child in my family, and I do not feel spoiled or lucky. I have always lived in a...
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College Admissions and The Power of Influence
College Admissions Essay and The Power of Influence Perhaps I will never achieve anything exceedingly noble in my lifetime. But if one thing is certain, I will never compromise my character. May the one thing in my life be, that I am the very best me. God has provided for me gifts and characteristics unique to myself. Discovery of these characteristics, and the ability to use them is important to my character. I value truth of self. I value my ability to reflect my true character in the...
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Corner by Ralf Pomeroy
Corner is a poem about power, control and youth alienation. These are three of the main issues or themes addressed in this poem. The poem starts with a youth being accused through body language by a policeman, of loitering. It immediately addresses the theme of power vs. powerlessness using a battle, not physical but a mental battle or battle of ˜wills™. The poem uses similes, metaphors and emotive language to help encourage a sense of struggle. Throughout the poem the youth power grows, even...
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The Festival of Fire
     When I tumbled and fell from the dancing stick that was 8ft high, I thought I will never walk again. It was December 2001, and I was still very skeptical of the invitation to perform with the Oriri dance group. When I finished some other project that has kept me busy, and there was nothing much for me to be doing; I decided to honor the invitation sent to me by the Oriri dance group.      I went into training swiftly, because I have already wasted three weeks...
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Employment Discrimination Policy
Discrimination in the Workplace Abstract Our Company is committed to the principals of Equal Employment Opportunity and to making employment decisions based on merit and value. We are dedicated to conforming with all federal, state, and local laws concerning Equal Employment Opportunities, as well as all laws associated to terms and conditions of occupation. We desire to maintain a work environment which is free of harassment or discrimination because of age, race, gender, sexual orientation,...
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Why Graduate School?
Being good at not only Chinese traditional art ¨C Calligraphy and Chinese realistic painting, but also some instruments like piano, I never chose them as a professional. Why, you may wonder? Intellectually, I love something more sacred ¨C natural science. I had not decided to study Biology until I finished my high school. I had a beautiful and amiable teacher in my biology class. I think it might be the course that I learned best among all the subjects. From carbohydrates, lipids, proteins,...
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Learning the English Language
Many people have different interpretations of the meaning for the word invention. However, invention simply means the act or process of inventing a new device, method or process developed from study and experimentation, a mental fabrication, a falsehood, a discovery, a finding (American Heritage Dictionary, 2008). Although in the essays entitled “Why I Write” by Joan Didion, “Life in a New Language” by Eva Hoffman and “Basmati Rice: An Essay about Words” by...
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Aggressive Driving
Aggressive driving by Kevia Bell Persuasive Speech: Aggressive Driving Type of persuasive speech: Problem-Solution Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience that aggressive driving should be avoided. Introduction I. Attention Getter: Speeding, tailgating, giving the finger, and outright violence. Each day Americans grow more and more likely to take out their personal frustrations on other drivers. It is called aggressive driving and it is on the incline. II. Definition: Driving is a...
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Business Organization
Introduction There are many types of business in the business world. Form the small one to the large one. Choosing the form of business organization is an important decision because it can be critical to the success or the failure of the business organization. Each form of business organization has its advantages and disadvantages. Things that can be taken to consideration in choosing the type of business: your objectives in setting up the business organization, the amount of capital used up...
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When it comes to people, places, and things what you see is not always what you get. In Nathaniel Hawthorne's “Young Goodman Brown” that is exactly the problem for our young protagonist. Everywhere Goodman looks he can't help but see the dual nature of everything; even within himself. Everything that he saw as good and pure suddenly takes on a whole new meaning in his eyes. Hawthorne's story is over powered by duality and symbolism hinting to the light and dark side of human...
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