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Growing Up Essay Examples

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Lucy Larcom's Works of Literature
Growing up today in most rural communities, children are allowed to be children. This means they are allowed to have fun, enjoy life and not have to worry about working or paying the bills. There aren’t many stresses or worries of the “adult life.” Most parents today allow their child to have the innocence and unadultera...
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Problems of a Person while Becoming an Adult
When exactly is it in life when you expect that your becoming an adult? For me I think I'm still in transition. I am ready for the real world but I still trying to get use to being responsible. I got a job for the responsibility and to make money but when I should be accounting for how much money I make I simply slack off....
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The Advantages of Indoor Plant Growing
INDOOR GROWING Indoor growing has many advantages, besides the apparent fact that it is much harder to have your crop "found," you can control the ambient conditions just exactly as you want them and get a guaranteed "good" plant. Plants grown indoors will not appear the same as their outdoor cousins...
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Leaving for College
Getting out of high school, it was not as easy as I thought it would be. I was feeling lost and confused,. My parents was not able to afford college for me. At home I was this quiet kid that never questioned my parents about my future and about money. One of our quiet...
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Reflecting on High School
My education at Carson City-Crystal has been very successful as of academics goes. This year has been my most successful not like other years of where I didn’t try as hard as others. Extra-curricular activities I have done none for this school but I have only been going here for two years as well, so it’s hard to reflect as...
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Definition of Success
What is success? According to “The Free Dictionary” success is the achievement of something desired, planned, or attempted. There are key elements to take into consideration when determined to achieve the journey of a successful life. One of the main ingredients of achieving successfully is to establish a mindset of patie...
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Growing Up in Foster Care
Forty percent of all adolescents that age out of the foster care system end up homeless (Scannapieco, M, Carrick, K, & Painter, K., 2007). From the Orphan trains to the Children’s Bureau, foster care has been a controversial and well researched topic in the United States. The Orphan trains gave children the opportunity to b...
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The Coach Who Influenced Me
Someone who greatly influeced me was my most recent volleyball coach. He played a very important role in my very first year of volleyball. My coach encouraged me to do my best, motavated me to join my highschool team and his positive outlook was key to making the exsperience more fun. Firstly, my coach encouraged me to...
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Cooking Breakfast for Ten Children
Mother is getting lunch ready for me and my brothers and sisters and I can already tell this is going to be a hand full. Everybody is running all over the house up and down the stairs while screaming of course. The house is a complete mess they have every toy plied up on the floor in a trail from one end of the living to th...
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Analysis of literary text
“I had not seen myself since the ghetto. From the depths of the mirror, a corpse was contemplating me. The look in his eyes as he gazed at me has never left me.” (Pg.115)After all the horror he has undergone, Elie gets his first chance to look at himself in the mirror after being transferred to a hospital because of food po...
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Winning the Big Game
Perseverance. For most, it means the ability for an individual to persevere, or to do something despite the hardships, the struggles, and the sacrifices. For me, it’s something a little more. Let me go back to August 18th, 2010, a date that I soon won’t forget. I was a junior playing my first-ever varsity football game und...
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Divorce and Children
Hurt 2.0 is an updated version of Hurt by Chap Clark in it he adds more
data and observation to what he wrote about in the first version. When
it comes to students and divorce it is only mentioned in chapter six of
the book. This chapter starts with Clark relating two stories of
students who parents have divorced but have...
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The Value of Volunteering
I started volunteering as a tutor for Danbury public schools on whim, but it has easily become one of the best choices I’ve made so far. Having three siblings that had to take English as a Second Language until third grade, I’m familiar with the struggle of not being able to speak or read the language that is spoken in scho...
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Preparing for College
At the beginning of high school just like many other individuals I was struggling with achieving the grades I aspired for, not because I wasn’t intelligent enough but because the potential inside of me was hiding behind a mind barrier. Slowly my math 9 teacher started to see that when I concentrated the material came easily...
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Fear and Its Outcomes
                It is true that one can be startled or surprised by an event, but at what point does one refer to the word “fear?” I assume it could be used in its cautionary agglomeration; as in the trembling of a little girl’s hands that are clasped tight into a prayer. Begging with whispered words she mutters a plea to t...
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College Application Prompts and Answers
Just do it I joined a student entrepreneurship association called NUSEA while I was at Stanford in 2006. I was soon elected the head of its then defunct Mentorship program – it had only one active mentor at the time. Within six months, I successfully turned the Mentorship program around by enrolling seven high profile Sili...
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Applying for College
Looking at me on paper, I seem almost like a pale shade of gray. There’s nothing extraordinary, prodigious, or unforgettable. With the intense academic competition these days, a girl like me with all regular classes, average grades, and no stupendous extra curricular activities is sure to equate to gray. Though I may seem j...
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Struggling in High School
As far back as I can remember I have always been one of the best athletes in my class. Now at what cost in school did this fail me. All through middle school is was pass or fail and the teachers would always tend to push me through even if I was struggling. Once I hit high school I received my classes and most where a coach...
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My First Day of High School
August twenty-third, 2011, a day I will never forget my whole existence. Many people just like me say they wouldn’t even care to remember it. But I am not like everyone else, I am different; and this day is very important to me considering it was the first day of my career as a pencil. Let me flashback to that first day: Be...
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Religions Around the World
Since the world began, religions have been an issue all over the world. I am going to use the wonderful experiences that I have this summer while visiting the churches. I will be able to show the similarities between the Greater Temple Church doctrine and the doctrine of my church, the Times Square Church. The first one is...
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Visit to Riverside Church
When I first arrived at the Riverside Church, I had to walk inside in order to cool down. After that long walk from the train to the church I needed to rest my feet for a while. The music that was playing inside at that time reminded me of the Catholic Church I used to go years ago when I was a teenager. Also, the chair and...
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Changing Your Life
``47 People Arrested in Massive Drug Sweep.'' The headline caught my
eye but it was the content that shocked me the most. I recognized the
names and faces of the accused; mostly males, mostly black, and many of
them Haitian like myself. Some lived in my apartment building, some rode
the bus with me, and others sat next to m...
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Being Courageous
One word that I would describe myself is courageous. I never give up
each day in order for me to succeed. Success can only be taken if I try
my best every day. If I never fall down, I would never give up and know
that someday that I will succeed. This is can be described as a new path
untaken. I have already learned Chine...
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Why I Want to be a Teacher
I was born in the United States in a city called Orlando, Florida. This
place is very hot and humid in the summer. It is like you can feel
droplets of water in hand as you are walking outside. I lived in
Orlando, Florida for two years and then moved to Texas. I came to
California at the age of three. There are many things i...
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Personal Statement
I go to ELCO high school.I moved to Elco my 8th grade year and before I moved to Elco i went to lebanon middle school and went to harding elementry.Somethings you might want to know is I have a brother named Jonathan.I also have a very large family family who might be a little crazy. Something I always wanted to do growin...
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