Samples College

College Essays

Many junior golfers dream of playing golf in college. There are three hundred Division I colleges that have a few open spots on the golf team. Around four thousand players compete for about six hundred open spots every year. Here are a few tips to help you on your journey...

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Education is important for a good future. Students who have an undergraduate degree have better job opportunities as well as pay, thus, many are ready to invest four more years in education after high school. But the decision is not easy. Not only students have to choose a major but...

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The world of business is continually evolving. This is because of shifting tastes from what consumers are demanding in the marketplace. The service industry is no different, as these changes are the direct result of new regulations, products and services which are developed. For anyone to be successful, requires understanding...

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Many individuals have a background or story that is so central to their identity that they feel their application would not be complete without it, and I am no exception. A few short years ago, when the economic crisis hit, my family was split from the centralized unit that I...

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We often hear hard work is the key to success but I have learnt in life that perseverance is even more important. We do not live in a perfect world, thus, hard work doesn’t always lead to desirable outcome. But the key is not to be disappointed but to never...

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For similar acts of plagiarism, Rebecca failed the course while Nancy received a lower course grade. This happened because their respective instructors have different policies on academic integrity. This is not fair because Rebecca and Nancy were guilt of the same mistake yet they suffered significantly different consequences. The consequences...

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College can be quite the adventure for a student. Many people describe their college period as the best time of their lives. But what makes it the best time? Certainly not the never-ending homework. More likely, it is the social part; making new friends, trying new things, and figuring out...

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Years ago, a college education was an entitlement of the upper-class. Prestigious universities such as Harvard and Yale offered liberal arts educations, replete with courses in literature, philosophy, and ancient languages, which taught students how to think critically, but not necessarily how to do anything. With the end of World...

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Given the importance of attending college, it is natural that new students would want to begin the process in the most advantageous way possible. Taking on the initial challenges well, it is usually believed, will render the entire experience easier, and better guarantee success. All of this is true, if...

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When I was first introduced to Jessica, a special needs student, I was in the hallway conversing with a fellow student. I remember being startled by the actions of my classmates and noticed her standing idly out of the corner of my eye. Her approachability took me off guard: she...

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On going to college, there is a lot of expectation and excitement. But here I am, at the place that I always daydreamed about for years. As I walk through the gates into a new world, it feels like going through the gates of freedom, of endless possibilities, through the...

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The idea of American college students being required to provide community service has been debated for years, and shows no signs of resolution. Proponents of these mandates argue that volunteering provides students with enhanced experiences that lead to employment opportunities later on, and the formation of connections to their community...

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Today’s young adults, college aged students between the ages of 18 and 24, have a lot to be stressed out about. In the media, young adults are portrayed as having it easy, shopping all day, partying all night, driving around in fancy cars and still managing to maintain straight A’s...

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For most of us, college is the first taste of an independent life and real world. Many among us move out of our parents’ homes, take charge of personal finances, and seriously start thinking about career choices for the first time. When we hear stories of our parents, it is...

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With any discussions on guns and campus safety, there is necessarily a balance that must be struck that reflects the university’s adherence to safety. The university’s purpose and goal, above all else, is to ensure that students are protected from any harm that they might face on campus. Is it...

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The simple days of drawing and mastering the alphabet are some of my first memories of when I entered the world; well that, and constantly wetting the bed! I would spend hours at the playground with my friends and establish my first connections with the world around me. My parents’...

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When I write on other forums such as social media or personal emails to friends, I rarely go through the planning phase. In addition, I also rarely take the time to think about the audience and am mostly focused on my needs only as to what is most convenient for...

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College students often have stress during the college years. Stress occurs for many reasons. Loneliness, isolation, lack of support, and being away from home are stress factors in adapting to college life. In addition to the stress experienced from parent independence, college students express stress academically when writing essays and...

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Since a young age I have been interested in solving simple and complicated problems and in understanding how the world around me worked and moved. For a long time I have hoped to be able to use this interest to help other people and the world in general overcome the...

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I didn’t really take my academics seriously in high school but college totally changed my attitude towards education which may explain my impressive academic performance over the last two years. College education really opens up your mind and broadens your perspectives and moreover, you have the freedom to pursue what...

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A successful internship is one that allows students to practically apply the lessons learnt in the classrooms at job. Such an internship teaches students how classroom learning prepares them for the real world. A successful internship also teaches students other skills that may not be related to their major but...

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As a student at California State University, Stanislaus, majoring in Business Administration, my goals are to complete college and own my own business. The business major was chosen three years ago. The emphasis will be on marketing and finance. Getting this degree is important as a first step towards working...

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Students go to college to get an education so that they may enter the professional world fully prepared. Why is it then, that so many college students elect to not attend, or “cut” classes? They are fully cognizant of the importance of attending class, but still, so many of them...

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With college costs now reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars, many wonder if their dream of attending college is still achievable. While a combination of financial aid and student loans was once a viable option for families, the overall cost of a college education versus the long term...

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We are living in a rapidly changing world where competition is growing for both businesses as well as job seekers. Businesses may have more opportunities due to globalization as geographical boundaries have become less relevant but it also translates to higher degree of competition. Similarly, human and financial capital have...

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