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  • The Importance Of Preparing And Taking The Act Test

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    Britain, once said, “You do not achieve anything without trouble.” This quote can directly apply to getting ready for and taking the ACT Test (Myres n.pag.). The ACT is a standardized college admissions test that measures multiple skills that students learn throughout high school. This test is said to determine quite a few things in students’ lives to come, and the ACT is supposed to be taken very seriously. Nonetheless, it is very difficult for students to prepare themselves for this test because

  • School Admission Requirements For College Admission Requirement

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    attending. Some feel that students were not able to attend college because of ACT and SAT scores. Colleges are considering changing the college admission requirement. This means not looking at standardized test scores. Studies show that the test is biased towards a specific demographic group and race. Requirements for college admission should be used fair to everyone and at the same level of education. Although the ACT and SAT have been used to determine if majority of students get accepted into

  • Taking a Look at Dramaturgical Sociology

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    also known as the customers. Goffman states that life is like a theater, which has different regions in which we must act in order for our performance to be deemed as successful by the audience (Goffman, 1959). A performance is defined as the act that one puts on for the audience, which has some influence on the actor (Goffman, 1959). Regarding my retail job I must put on an act of helpfulness and caring in the product that I am selling, I must change my approach according to each person. If I approach

  • Challenges Faced By The Generation Students Essay

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    First Generations College Students There are many challenges everyone faces as they are going into college. First- generation students tend to face more issues than other students. Many have to overcome more challenges and barriers that other students might not have to face. I believe that first- generation students have more obstacles to face than other students. There are many challenges that first- generation’s students have, whether it be finical aid or struggling with having two different cultures

  • Film Analysis : ' The Night Room ' And ' Sweeping Corridor Shots '

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    Conversely, the wide angle shots in the film provide viewers with a look at the superstar this is Madonna. From shots of fans waiting outside her hotel room to sweeping corridor shots before a performance that highlight her extensive crew, it is hard to Keshishian to escape using these shots to show viewers Madonna’s daily life on tour. When it comes to filming her live performances, however, Keshishian is unable to use any other shot because of the theatrics of the performance. Madonna herself acknowledges

  • My Life Goals

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    Mahatma Gandhi once said “The future depends on what you do today.” Which can be interpreted as, whatever happens to you now will affect you later. This is why I am setting goals now for my future. The goals that I set now, which are to spend more time with my family, avoid stress, and break the all-time scoring average in golf, are intended to improve my life in the future. In order to improve my life in the future, I want to spend more time with my family. Spending more time with my family now

  • The symbolism of the plant in "A Raisin in the Sun"

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    chances of its survival, but the neither plant nor Mama give up. Discussing about her "children and they tempers," Mama then addresses that if her "little old plant don't get more sun than it's been getting it ain't never going to see spring again" (Act 1, scene 1, 40). The "light" symbolizes the energy the plant needs in order to grow, and her family desperately needs the same. Mama knows that her family needs a shot of hope to have any chance at happiness. The lack of light on her plant is much like

  • Emphasizing Too Much on the SAT

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    “I was in trouble. The first analogies were pretty straightforward- along the lines of ‘leopard is to spotted as zebra is too striped’- but now I was in the tall weeds of nuance. Kangaroo is to marsupial as the giant squid is to- I don’t know, maybe D) cephalopod?” (Boylan). As we all know, tests vary from straightforward, to mildly difficult, to just unforgiving and torture for the mind, but this is life and whether people like it or not, everybody has to take a test in their academic career. In

  • Housing Development Act 1966 in Malaysia

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    HOUSING DEVELOPMENT (CONTROL & LICENCING) ACT, 1966 This act is mainly to control, giving license for the business of housing development in Peninsular Malaysia, protection of the interest of purchasers and for matters connected herewith. This act was enacted on 1966 and has been revised for the first time on 16 August 1973. There are 7 parts in the act. 1. Part 1 : Preliminary 2. Part 2 : Licensing of Housing Developers 3. Part 3 : Duties of a Licensed Housing Developers 4. Part

  • Giving the SAT a Facelift to Improve Standardized Scores

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    American students, especially African- and Latin-Americans are performing poorly on international assessments such as the PISA. On the 2012 PISA math and science scores remained below average (496) for African-Americans scoring 421 in math and 439-science and Latin-Americans 455 in math and 462 in science (National Center for Education Statistics, 2012). The educational disparities is exacerbated by the low high-school graduation rates and college attendance by minorities. Part of the problem can