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Achieving Good Grades Essay Examples

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An Argument Against the Letter Grades
Getting Rid of the Letter Grades As our country moves into the twenty-first century, it must closely evaluate its current system of doing things. However, an evaluation of today's students would not be positive. This is because students fear failure and fear getting bad grades. A simple solution to this problem would be...
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An Article about Having Good Grades as a Student
Item number one on most students list of worries is probably making good grades. But as most of them can tell you, this is much easier said than done. Making above average grades can come a little easier, however, when a certain process is followed in and out of the classroom. If youre struggling to pass a class, going...
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The Effects of Pressure in Life
In life there are many types of situations that people will encounter. At times, it may feel as if the world is on our shoulders and we have no one or anywhere to
turn to. These feelings may be brought on by pressure. As we live life
it is inevitable that we will experience many different types of
pressure. Some of the p...
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A Memorable Experience
“You can fool some of the people all the time and all the people some of the time; but you can't fool all of the people all the time,” are wise words from Abraham Lincoln (Abraham). This is how I view literacy abilities; we can fake intelligence as a reader, writer, and speaker but the charade will not last. Keeping up this...
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A Proposition That Learning Can Be Improved with the Elimination of the Grading System
As our country moves into the twenty-first century, it must closely evaluate its current system of doing things. Where better to start looking than at its future, today's students? However, an evaluation of today's students would probably not be positive. This is because students fear of failure and fear of getting bad grad...
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Should Attendance and Effort Count as Part of College Students' Grades?
Education has always been the hottest issue of all time in everywhere
in the world. It is the foundation of the future of a country and the
way its society will develop. Recently, there has been a controversy
about should colleges mark their students partly base on the student's
attendance and effort. I strongly believe tha...
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Grading Students on Group Work
There are two ways to grade a group. First is to grade all people in the group with same grade based on final results of the group. Second is to grade students individually then grade the group by grade average of students in the group. I personally agree with the individual grading system. First of all, individual grading...
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How to Improve a Class Grade
How to improve my grades in COM 111? My grades are getting very low in COM 111. Because I’m not attending all of the classes, I don’t study for the exams. I think that COM is an important subject. I need to improve my grades in it. So that I get a good GPA and I’ll improve my listing, writing and reading skills. Also I will...
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An Overview of Getting Rid of the Letter Grades in Academic Life
Getting Rid of the Letter Grades As our country moves into the twenty-first century, it must closely evaluate its current system of doing things. However, an evaluation of today's students would not be positive. This is because students fear failure and fear getting bad grades. A simple solution to this problem would be to...
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An Introduction to the Essay on the Topic of Risking Your Life for Your Dreams and Goals
Have you ever done something so extreme, that you’ve actually risked your life for it maybe? If so, why did you do it? Maybe to prove a point, but to who? Many people actually feel like they must make that impact in the world and prove a point to everyone else about being able to accomplish something maybe no one else c...
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Philosophical Musings on the Good We Are Seeking in Life
Let us again return to the good we are seeking, and ask what it can be. It seems different in different actions and arts; it is different in medicine, in strategy, and in the other arts likewise. What then is the good of each? Surely that for whose sake everything else is done. In medicine this is health, in strategy vi...
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My Three Goals in Life
Everyone has a dream that they want to achieve, whether they are small or big, they are important to us in our life. As the point in the book “The Little Engine That Could” was to make us think that we can accomplish anything we want if we just try our hardest. The goals that I want to achieve throughout my life are; to ge...
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My Goals in Life
I have had many goals within my life, but three goals stand out more than the others. Going to Machebeuf as my choice of high school would be amongst the top of my goals. Both my brother and my sister went to Machebeuf, and they loved going to a catholic based community. That also adds to why I would like to go to Machebeuf...
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A Creative Essay on the Topic of Being Smart and Being Stupid
Almost all high school students, smart or stupid, active or non-active, will be divided into one of three categories: Stupids, those that never study and nearly always fail, Nerds, those that study continuously and always have a perfect grade, and Smarties, those that study a lot and always get a good grade. Nearly everyone...
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The Rich and Famous
Who Wants To Make Themselves A Millionaire
Why are we working to make other people rich? Is it because we are trained to in school? Or is it because big business makes an offer we can't refuse? I think that at an early age we are taught to be a good employee rather than live life in a business state of mind.
At an early age...
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O'Keeney's Tips on Studying and Succeeding at School
One of O’Keeney primary tips is how to make good grades. In his article he explains few tips in how to make good grades. By setting up a quiet study place, it won’t keep my mind distracted and I won’t have much to do except study. When studying I should reward myself by taking a break and do things that I like to do. Also b...
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Qualities of Good Friendship
Friendship is an essential part of ones life. A good friend will at most times know you better than yourself. There are many definitions that pertain to being a “good friend”, especially because everyone has a different personality. Most people look for something different in a friend, what ever it may be, it is very import...
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Differences Between a Good Man and a Good Citizen
The good man and the good citizen are not one and the same. What can be said about one cannot be necessarily said about the other. It is essential for the good man to be a good citizen. It is not, though, vital for the good citizen to be a good man. This distinction is important to make, because it helps one understand th...
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An In-depth Description of the Qualities of a Good Mother
A good parent is someone who is always there to support his or her child with unconditional love, patience, and care. Any parent who cares for his or her child financially and emotionally, devotes time and energy to their children, and is willing to do anything to show there love and support for their child, is a good paren...
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An Analysis on Traits and Values of a Good Leader
What makes a good leader? An Old eastern saying goes like this:-
Go to the people,
Live among them
Learn from them,
Love them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
But of the best leaders
When their task is accomplished
Their work is done The people will remark –
“We have done it ourselves!”
There are t...
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The Good Life in a Collegiate Environment
We often hear the phrase 'the good life'. In fact, the University of Florida's common course required of all undergraduate students is titled "What is the Good Life?". The concept of 'the good life' can be interpreted in many different ways depending upon the experiences, values and aspirations of each individual....
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Two Important Life Lessons I Learnt When I Was Young
I am always afraid of disappointing my parents and the outcome of what will happen. I was a child and I make a small mistake turn ugly. I was a kid so I could not see clearly what I done. The problem started because I got a really bad grade on one of my assignment. Some people might say “what is so terrible about getting a...
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How Having a Retake Has Helped Me Improve My Math Grades
As a math student I have become more confident with my math grade. I have become more confident of my grade by the amount of chances I was given by the teacher. Having retake in my class made my life much easier because even if I make simple mistake I would have another chance to make it up. I have done all my homework al...
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The Life of a Student Athlete
There stands a conflict on whether a student athlete’s academic achievement is affected as a result of participation in high school athletics. Some say that by playing sports, a students’ grades are affected due to their lack of time spend focusing on their schoolwork. I believe the opposite. I think playing sports pushes a...
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Change Is as Good as Rest
It was a jolly time for me here. With almost the whole school being
my friend, I was a standout, always recognized by everyone. There was
only one thing that was troubling me. I wouldn't exactly say troubling
me but it meant trouble for most of the kids my age. Grades, the only thing I needed, and you might be wonderi...
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