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College Freshmen Essay Examples

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A Project in Statistics on the Popularity of Recycling among Freshmen Students
Statistics 126.006 Semester Project For my semester project in statistics, I am interested in the population of freshmen students at University that recycle certain items instead of throwing them away. My population is the freshmen student body at University and my variable is participating in recycling items such as pape...
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Why I Went to College
“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.” This illustrious quote from Martin Luther King Jr. is during the Civil Rights Act Movement which explains that everyone, despite color or race should all...
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About Me
I was born on the beautiful spring morning of 18 September 1993, a date that predestines me as a Virgo under the Zodiac philosophy, thus I am expected to have an analytical and systematic approach to life and to enjoy order, lists and wholesomeness. Thankfully, I have never put much weight into ideology that categorises hum...
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The Issues of the Freshmen College Students in a New Environment
Strangers Among Us One of the scariest things about coming to college is the thought of living with strangers. Any first-year who's beginning to think that her roommate is a rube and who misses friends from home is far from unique. Learning to get along with a new roommate is often the first big hurdle of college life. Fr...
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An Analysis of the Problem - Many Incoming College Freshmen Do Not Have Adequate Computer Skills
INTRODUCTION Introduce the problem- Many incoming college freshmen do not have adequate computer skills. Even those incoming freshmen that possess some computer skills find that their literacy levels are not on the same level as other students who have had better access to technology. This paper demonstrates that providing...
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How Writing Class Helps College Students
According to the Portland State University (PSU) Bulletin for
2010-2011, a Writing 115 course helps students develop comprehensive
study skills, provides practice formal and informal writing, provides
practice in building confidence one's in my writing and finally
introduces college level writing. The circumstances under wh...
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Observing Greek Life at College
Most colleges have fraternities and sororities on campus. They are known as the “Greek” life because each house is named after two or three letters of the Greek alphabet. Most people think of those who belong to the Greek system as preppy, rich college students who spend their weeks getting drunk and having meaningless se...
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The Rites of Passage in Introducing College Freshmen to the New Life
New college freshmen are introduced to a new world when they go off to college, filled with freedoms and new opportunities that entice them and force them to make many decisions that can influence them in many different ways. One of those decisions is whether they should partake in this illegal event. Have you ever noticed...
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An Essay on College Environment
College Enivornment
Table of Contents
Introduction Page 1
The Freshmen Fifteen Page 2
Dining Hall Menus Page 2
Vegetarians Page 3
Eating Disorders Page 3
Causes of Anorexia Nervosa Page 5
Personal Hygiene Page 6
Illnesses Page 6
Mononucleosis Page 7
STDs Page 8
HIV virus Page 9
On Campus Health Services Page 9
Introduction...
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Increasing College Freshmen Success
To some high school students, college is a mystery. It is something often discussed in high school classrooms in terms of how it is something they need to do after graduation and how important it is for their future that they get a higher education. In the high school classroom all the focus is on the here and now, making s...
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My Goals for Growing in College
When we speak of why we attend college most students speak without conviction. The majority of freshmen do not know why or what they want to do with their four years of college other than to obtain a degree in the major of their choice. We should all set a “realistic” goal for ourselves and ways to obtain it. My personal go...
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Transportation at ASSCO
I am writing today in concern of the transportation available to students at Assumption College. I am currently a first year student. This letter serves to address different aspects of transportation at Assumption College currently and how things could be changed. Transportation for first year students is lacking and if a n...
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College Fresmen Should be Educated and Vaccinated for Bacterial Meningitis
Every Incoming College Freshman Should and Must Be Educated On and Vaccinated For Bacterial Meningitis Imagine a college student rising out of bed one Saturday morning suffering from what seems to be a headache. Unconcerned, this student begins the day as any other, hoping a few aspirin will soon alleviate the unbearable p...
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A Description of Freshmen Seminar and How It Becomes Helpful in Different Ways
The Wolf Freshmen Seminar had many practical assignments and exercises this semester. Each assignment or exercise has taught me many new things about myself and about the college experience. Three things in particular stand out in my mind that truly had an impact on my thought process about life and my college career. T...
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A Personal Narrative on the Experience of Acquiring Practical Knowledge during College
The Wolf Freshmen Seminar had many practical assignments and exercises this semester. Each assignment or exercise has taught me many new things about myself and about the college experience. Three things in particular stand out in my mind that truly had an impact on my thought process about life and my college career. The...
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College Education: Is It worth the Time and Money?
When it comes to the topic of going to college, most people understand that going to college will benefit their future. But agreement on this subject is not unlimited. Where agreements usually ends and argument begins is when the discussion turns to questions involving the time and money. Some people such as Linda Lee, auth...
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The Difference between Going to College Immediately after High School and Going to College Later in Life
One thing that most people know is that furthering one’s education is highly important in life. A college degree can dictate a lot of things such as income, job position, or even fulfilling a passion. Times have greatly changed since being able to do so without a college degree. But, college itself can be very overwhelming...
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Personal Thought on Why Is a Person Attending College
I often wonder why I am in college. I know that college will prepare me for the career I choose to pursue and make me that best that I can be in that field. But there should be other things that I could be learning aside from calculating probabilities and writing clear and thorough essays. Then I stumble and Ronald Takaki's...
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An Insight on How Memorable Life in College
College is known to be an experience whose memories last a lifetime. For some, this is where the future Mr. and Mrs. are found and where once in a lifetime opportunities are given and received. If deciding to attend college, many choose a college near home, while other choose college away from home. As a freshman student at...
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College Attendance Then and Now
Times Have Changed Times have changed dramatically in the past thirty years. The style of living, the sizes of families, and education have all changed dramatically. During the fifties, sixties, and most of the early seventies teenagers were thinking about going off to war or starting a family. Very few teenagers comin...
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Expectations and Urban Legends about College
EXPECTATIONS ABOUT COLLEGE Urban legends can be found all throughout our society. One of the reasons why they are so prevalent in our society is because they are focused on topics that play key roles in our lives. There are urban legends that are filled with horror, anxiety, sadness, humor, etc… but most of all they...
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An Introduction to the Creative Essay on the Topic of College
It's all up to you It's all over now. No more strict teachers, no more guidance counselors that tell you what is best for you, no more restrictions; this all happens when you graduate high school. Once you throw that cap in the air, you begin a new stage in your life that will carry out for the rest of your future. In coll...
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The Essential Elements in Choosing a College
The Essential Elements in Selecting a College Upon graduating high school, students face many difficult decisions. One of the most important decisions that will affect you throughout your life will be deciding whether or not to continue your education by obtaining a college degree. If you do decide to enroll in college, di...
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My High School Experience
High school involves a lot of relationships, it isn't just about going
to school to learn and do book work. The first day of high school in my
mindI was exspecting to be the only nervous freshmen. Who didn't have a
clue who anyone was. Most of my friends who I had had classes with in
middle school that I talked to over the...
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Comparing Campus Housing
Many students have to go through the decision of living on campus or living off campus. Which is principally affected by personal preferences. Most students are confused which's more satisfactory for them. Which evokes the question, "which suits me better?". The proper answer would be, "it depends!". It depends on the stude...
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