Volunteering and being an active member in my community has been an important part of my life and has made me who I am today. For this reason, I believe I relate most to the value of service. Community service has given me a safe haven, taught me leadership, self-worth and the value of giving back. From a young age I accompanied my brothers and their boy scout troop; participating in various volunteer activities such as clean ups, feeding the less fortunate and other service projects. This instilled in me the value of giving back and helping those less fortunate. Volunteering was neither a chore nor something I was forced to do, it was something I enjoyed and looked forward to. Just as my brothers involvement in the community was the start of my volunteering experience; my sister led me to my ultimate calling. My big sister has always been a role model and someone I have aspired to be like. She liked pink, so I liked pink; she went to a big university, so I always dreamed of going to one; she was in Pet Therapy, so it was no surprise I had an interest in Pet Therapy. Many people dread going to elderly homes and yet I would not want to be anywhere else. Nothing on this earth could ever compare to the feeling of being able to make someone’s day, giving someone hope to be able to fight a sickness and using man’s best friend to do it. Through Pet Therapy I learned patience, gained confidence in myself and learned that I can make a difference. During the various activities I have participated in, I have gained confidence in myself and gained
American University Essay – 1 of 2 Draft # 3
American University provides its students the freedom to pursue majors and minors within and across the different schools and colleges of the University. In no more than two paragraphs, discuss your academic goals and how American University would help you achieve them. (250 word limit - no minimum)
Musical theater is everything to me. It helps me escape from the woes of reality. I can express myself through characters, and find a second family to share…
overseas study at Australian Universities is popular?
Over the years, the popularity of studying at Australian Universities has increased rapidly and most international student’s favourite overseas study are among Asians. The term “overseas study” can be defined as studying tertiary education undertaken abroad for non-Australian students in undergraduate or postgraduate level. This essay will discuss three main reason for the popularity of studying at Australian Universities which are the quality of…
Reflective Essay on Writing 101
University of Maryland University College
October 7, 2014
I chose to participate in WRTG 101 not only because it’s a core requirement towards my degree plan, but to enhance my writing skills. Over the past few months, with the help of my Professor and classmates, I’ve honed my writing skills watching them improve from being decent to something better. Overall I expect to learn and refresh writing skills and identity what skills I need to improve by the end of…
Describe a significant life experience and how it has shaped the
person you are today?
Experiences can be the foremost unit of your life. Experiences are great we assimilate, enhance and
most important we prowess. Similarly I also I had an experience who roughly shaped me about my
future and transformed me into the person I am today. I always quote this:
Let’s go invent tomorrow instead of worrying about what happened yesterday
– Steve Jobs
I always got inspired by the thoughts of Steve…
Journal Entry: Motivation
Going to college is a highlight in most everyone’s lives. You prepare yourself for a career that you enjoy doing and that you will use for many years to come. The most important topic that students need to have and even older people who want to go to college is motivation. Motivation prepares you, it shows you that anything is possible if you just try. Online, motivation is described as “the act or process of giving someone a reason for doing something” (Merriam-Webster…
the last few years. All the attention that has been put on this issue and concern has helped individuals understand why the cost of education has increased so dramatically in a short time. From 2001 to 2012, the tuition and fees at colleges and universities, has increased 5.6 percent above what the inflation rate is. A college education was not at the top of everyone’s priority list in previous years, but now with so many jobs requiring an education, more people are seeking an education to obtain…
COMM 100A W13
Assignment #1: The Places of the University: RIMAC Basketball Court
For the “Places of the University” assignment, I decided to choose a place a frequent, the basketball court at RIMAC. Since I am used to the place and know majority of the people who goes in and out of the basketball court, nothing seems off or strange to me, but very normal. I got to start thinking, what’s normal?
When the people I’m familiar with were entering the court and they notice me sitting…
The University of Miami
The University of Miami is a private research university that contains students from all around the world. UM (University of Miami) is focused on teaching and learning and discovering new knowledge. It consists of 12 schools and colleges for undergraduate and graduate students. There are also over 180 majors and programs available. UM is the number one school in Florida, making it number 47 in the United States.
For admission to the University of Miami…
注册人数 2012秋季录取率 新生保留率 6年毕业率
1 Princeton University Princeton, NJ $40,170 8,010 7.9% 98% 96%
2 Harvard University Cambridge, MA $42,292 19,726 6.1% 98% 97%
3 Yale University New Haven, CT $44,000 11,906 7.1% 99% 96%
4 Columbia University New York, NY $49,138 23,168 7.4% 99% 97%
5 Stanford University Stanford, CA $43,245 18,217 6.6% 98% 95%
5 University of Chicago Chicago, IL $46,386 12,508 13.2% 99% 92%
7 Duke University Durham, NC $45,476 15,386 13.4% 97% 95%…
explanation:Students cram for an exam only to pass the course,not to learn things.
Support point 3:Cramming for an exam may get bad marks.
Evidence and explanation:Feel stress while doing the exam.
As a university student, I found that cramming for an exam is a common phenomenon in universities, and I think it has many bad effects.First,cramming for an exam makes a student to be tired because they can not get enough sleep.The only solution for those students who do not work hard through the whole…