Mastering The Art And Its Impact On The Quality Of A College Student 's Work

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Mastering the Art Is there an art to thinking that, when cultivated into its full potential, will improve the quality of a college student’s work? College students may become overwhelmed when writing. This is typically because they have not developed critical thinking. These students do not have a thought process that analyzes and evaluates with a view to improve it (Paul and Elder 4). A college student who is a critical thinker, however, often strays away from egocentric thinking, applies the universal intellectual standards, and possesses the essential intellectual traits (Paul and Elder). College students, just as other humans do, suffer heavily from egocentric thinking. This is the absurd assumption that they have practically figured out the way things truly are and that they have done this objectively (Paul and Elder 9). Political figures are famous for being egocentric thinkers. Donald Trump, for example, once said “I will build a great wall – and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me – and I’ll build them very inexpensively. I will build a great, great wall on our southern border, and I will make Mexico pay for that wall. Mark my words.” (Rosslee and Chandler).
Sufferers of egocentric thinking often forget to consider the rights, needs and limitations of others (Paul and Elders 9). This causes their papers to not have a desirable effect. Students should evaluate the thinking which reared this thought of Marco Rubio “The way to turn our economy around is…
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