Pace University High School

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  • A Night At The Perk

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    activity, who share common goals, who support and understand each other using their own specific language or manner of interaction whether verbal or non-verbal (Oxforddictionaries.com, 2017). The discourse community I researched on is The Pace Perk Café. The Pace

  • Essay about Should College Athletes Be Paid?

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    College sports provide a huge source of the universities' income. The school takes in money from ticket sales, television contracts, and sport-related merchandise, just to name a few. The athletes, however, receive their scholarship and little more. While the prospect of receiving a free college education is something few would complain about, when the issue is more closely examined it becomes evident that it is not enough. The trend for athletes is to leave school early for the professional leagues because

  • What Do They Do When They Graduate?

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    The last year in high school, every high school senior is faced with the same questions. And have to make some very important decisions. The question of what do they want to do when they graduate? If they decide to go to college what do they want to major in? As well as what college do they want to go to? Many even have to decide on junior college verse a university and how can they benefit from either one. Many students think about going to a junior college just to start off their college career

  • Essay on College Athletes Should Get Paid

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    sports provide a huge source of universities’ income. The school receives money from ticket sales, television contracts, and sport-related merchandise, along with many other sports related revenue builders. The athletes on the other hand, receive their scholarship and little more. While the idea of receiving a free college education is something few would complain about; when the issue is more closely examined it becomes evident that it is not enough. Universities are exploiting athletes, and recently

  • My Discourse Community Essay

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    especially within a particular domain of intellectual or social activity (Oxforddictionaries, 2017). Some of the discourse communities I consider to be a part of, include an Indian joint family, my peer group, high school education in India, the Apple community and education at Pace university. I hail from a Hindu joint family in the South of India. My parents have inculcated the values of culture, religion, respect, love, humility and care for others ever since I was a child while my grandparents

  • The Importance Of Discourse Community

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    specific language or manner of interaction whether verbal or non-verbal (Oxforddictionaries.com, 2017). Two discourse communities I consider to be a part of and that have a distinct impact on my life include my family in India, and my education at Pace university. These communities are a world apart and yet they share a common goal – my well-being and my success. I hail from a city called Chennai from the South of India. India is celebrated for her “joint family systems” where people live, eat and pray

  • The Negative Effects Of Gress Stress And Its Effects On Students

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    Through the fast pace of today’s economy and job market in the United States, students are constantly being asked to do more in order to maintain a competitive edge. Although, obtaining such an edge might promote a positive outcome, there are also negative responses that essentially hurt students as individuals and the American job market as a whole. The constant government and societal push towards measuring up to the rest of the world is essentially, harming students more than it is promoting them

  • A Gap Year After High School

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    Yang Mr. Hoague AP Lit and Comp, Period 6 11 December 2015 A Gap Year after High School It is very common for many high school seniors to apply for colleges during senior year as going to college seems to be the thing that all seniors are supposed to plan on doing. However, some students have worked hard throughout the course of high school and may be exhausted from all the hard work they have put in during high school. A fatigued student going into a higher level of education will only lead to

  • United States Department Of Education Essay

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    Dear United States Department of Education, I’m currently a new student at Highline community college who is trying to keep up with the fast pace and pressure of college. I want to be successful and pass all my classes with good grades but, I know I can’t do it all on my own. All the resources we have available to us as students are very helpful such as tutors, counselors, and financial aid advisers and I intend to take full advantage of all the resources available to me. It’s very important to

  • Cultural Diversity in the United States

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    into a vibrant community analogous to one of the most prestigious universities in the world, Rutgers University. Having been a member of Brooklyn Technical High School's student body, I have been given the opportunity to be part of one of the most, if not the most diverse school in the United States. Although this is true, members of my ethnicity are grossly underrepresented in my school. While this may be unfortunate, over my school years I have learned to take this "disadvantage" and use it to

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