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91: Career As A Military Officer
... There are about 950 Army, 60 Navy and Marine Corps, and 550 Air Force ROTC programs at schools across the nation. Trainees take between 2 and 5 hours of instruction per week along with normal college courses. After graduation, they may serve in the active military, in the reserves, or in the National Guard. The last 2 years in ROTC, students receive a monthly allowance while attending school and summer training. ROTC scholarships are available on a competitive basis for 2, 3, or 4 years. These scholarships pay for tuition and have allowances for subsistence, textbooks, supplies, and any other fees. College graduates can earn a commission in the armed forces by going to OCS (officer candidate school) or OTS (Officer Training School). Those who earn their commissions this way must go on active duty. People with ... constant demand of personnel since personnel are continuously retiring and reaching the end of their service. The military offers some of the greatest job security out of all occupations. (Encyclopedia of Careers, 1997, 38) II. College catalogues 1.University of Alabama Admission requirements: The University of Alabama requires students to have a 2.0 GPA from high school and acceptable ACT or SAT scores. If one s GPA is above ...
92: Tele-education
... of Systems From the study of materials gathered, there are generally three examples of Tele-education system that have been applied in the Europe and Canada. Those examples are: Tele-education NB Delta 's Virtual College ACTS Project AC052 (RACE Project Report) The purpose of looking into these examples is to try to understand what kind of Tele-education system is implemented, how Tele-education can be implemented, to know what ... to any one technology, or suite of technologies. It is actively promoting experimentation and cooperation in the reception and delivery of courses using other software and media. Tele-education NB placed routers in the Community College Campus in each region, and other sites in regions that do not have a college. Initially it operates using 56K connections and will move T1. SMART 2000 runs not only on regular telephone lines but also on LANs and WANs using Novell, TCP-IP and other telecommunication protocols. Tele- ...
93: Are You Ready For Some Football
... three other guys competing for the same job so you are constantly trying to improve your own abilities and techniques. If you excel at high school football you may continue your football career at the college level usually through recruitment. This quote shows that colleges recruit high school players. That was when I started to realize that I was a pretty good athlete and that I was valuable to some people ... of attention, it s what you do on the field. At this level, football is very demanding and doesn t allow much time for other social activities during the football season. During football season in college you have eight to ten practices a week. Most days you have practice in the morning and one in the late afternoon. At the college level, only the best survive. Finally, if you are extremely good you may be drafted to play for a professional team. Here, football becomes more than just a game and physical activity, it becomes ...
94: Impact Of Eliminating The
The Impact of Eliminating the Electoral College The Electoral College is a very large part of determining which candidate for presidency will become the next Chief Executive of the United States of America. Often times, it is the only important factor in this decision, with the popular vote accounting for considerably less. The Electoral College is a long-standing tradition in the history of the United States, despite the fact that the idea of its being eliminated has been tossed around by many. Both Republicans and Democrats are opposed ...
95: Zora Neale Hurston
... the "hard-driving force in the family."(Lyons 2) Lucy was a country schoolteacher, who taught all her children how to read and write, which lead to six out of her seven children earning a college degree (Lyons 2-3). Unfortunately, Lucy Hurston died when Zora was nine years of age (Otfinoski 46). Zora was the seventh child out of a family of eight (Otfinoski 45). During her childhood she felt ... C. In 1920 she earned her associates degree and in 1924 earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in anthropology at Howard University (Lyons 24-6). During the latter part of her education she attended Barnard College where she studied anthropology. "Always daring to be different," Zora chose herself a shocking major (Otfinoski 47). At a time when any woman going to college was rare, a black woman studying anthropology as well as attending college was unheard of (Otfinoski 47). Education for Zora never stopped, as she went to Columbia University in 1935 in hopes of achieving ...
96: The Importance of An Education
... to many opportunies, such as a path to my career goal with a greater knowledge , and in the future provide a successful career to start a family. I believe the knowledge that I accumulate in college will be accepted and stored away for possible later use in the future. I also try to link each piece of new information either to my intended field of study or to personal enlightenment. Striving ... to excel in every class I take, I regard education in all areas as relevant to my life. All knowledge that I might want to subsidiary to the main piece of knowledge I seek in college. I like options, I like security, and I like power. A college education will allow me to focus on my interest as well as provide me with many career possibilities. Lately with the popularity of college, there is so much more competition in the workforce. I ...
97: Alcohol Use Among Teens and Young Adults
... ways. Another very serious problem connected to alcoholism is binge drinking. Binge drinking is defined as consuming the equivalent of five drinks in a row for men, or four for women. This particularly occurs on college campuses. A report released from the Harvard School of Public Health shows that about forty-three percent of college students binge drink on a regular basis, with equals out to approximately three million total students nation wide. Of these students, twenty percent admit to being frequent binge-drinkers. This same report further shows that one-third of college students who binge-drink have a prior drinking problem, usually beginning in high school. In an article in the September 13, 1999 issue of Time magazine, Amy Dickinson interviewed a group of eighteen students ...
98: Its Simply Red Herring
... and for many people, a kind of very expensive extended playpen, a place to stash young people who society deems not ready for the workforce but too unmanageable to keep at home. According to Bird, college is a place for young people to simmer a bit, to age. Bird makes a case that people learn little in the way of substantial and useful information and skills, but mainly bide their time ... and persuading their parents to invest large sums of money to support faculty and services that aren't really very useful or essential. A big scam, really, that society foists upon itself by insisting that college is the prerequisite for most of the elite jobs in economy, when in no very substantial way does it prepare people for those jobs. Bird makes no pretense at objectivity, and argues that we should not attend college for the sake of an elite job. Bird offers the reason of going to college could land a satisfying career through attaining a degree. Odds are this is not a good idea. According to ...
99: College Essay
... career in the computer field. I think I would do well in both the software and hardware fields because I like a challenge and I think I can understand the concepts of both fields. A college degree would open many doors after I graduate. I know that with all the fast changes in computers you need a good college that keeps pace with new ideas and concepts. I also hope that with my profession, I will become very successful and happy with what I do. And I also hope that I will be able ...
100: College Essay: If You Could Meet Anyone, Who Would It Be and Why - Polonius of Hamlet
College Essay: If You Could Meet Anyone, Who Would It Be and Why - Polonius of Hamlet Polonius, father of Laertes, in William Shakespear's Hamlet, strikes me as someone exceptional. In the first act, he gives ... because he has already assisted me in making choices for myself. He could give me insight on other things. Polonius gives his advice as Laertes is departing on a journy. I too will leave for college. Polonius could expand on the knowledge he has already provided. He could also explain how his advice relates to our time period.

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