The Argument That Street Smarts Should Not Be Overlooked in Gerald Graff's Hidden Intellectualism

The article “Hidden Intellectualism” by Gerald Graff is adapted from his 2003 book “Clueless in Academe: How Schooling Obscures the Life of the Mind.” In the article Graff critiques the approach schools take towards teaching literature. He disagrees that students with “street smarts” are not able to apply their knowledge in school. Consequently, he displays … Read more

The concept of free tuition

Anyone who has ever attended college or thought about attending college has noticed that participating in any sort of higher education is costly. Many families are able to put their kids through school with the help of student loans, scholarships, and their own income, but this isn’t a reality everyone can achieve. It is time … Read more

Statement of Purpose of a Chinese Student for Stanford MBA

China is facing an unprecedented challenge as its people struggle with a myriad of social problems arising from the incredible economic growth in the past decade. I aspire to meet the challenge and effect positive social changes by leveraging my bi-cultural background, business experience and passion for philanthropy. Unlike more developed countries where the combination … Read more

Analysis Of "Some Lessons From The Assembly Line" Written By Andrew Braaksma

An analytical reading of the article, “Some Lessons from the Assembly Line” by Andrew Braaksma revealed the author’s goal has changed. Initially, it was understood that the author’s goal was to inform his audience of the importance of higher education and to work hard. Thus, the initial interpretation was based on the belief that he … Read more

Students attitude and teaching tips

Attitude can change each phase of a person’s life, including their education. Student attitudes on learning decide their ability and eagerness to learn. If negative attitudes are not changed, a student is doubtful to continue his education beyond what is necessary. Altering a student’s negative attitudes towards learning is approach that involves deciding the factors … Read more

A Story About John Humphrey Noyes

The radical notion that one could be without sin be perfect did not originate with John Humphrey Noyes, the leader of the Oneida Community and the perfectionist movement, however, his brand of perfectionism was genuinely new. He claimed that in 70 AD Christ had returned to earth, therefore liberation from sin was an accomplished fact. … Read more

The Level Of Adversity Quotient And Emotional Quotient Of Students On Probationary Status In Relation To Their Academic Performance

In college, students experience many different feelings, emotions and adversities. Some may feel excited about finally being able to start studying towards the career of their choice and feel hopeful about their future. They may be looking forward to their freedom and a chance to experience independence. They may be excited about having a chance … Read more

Why do i deserve the Scholarship

Dear Sir or Madam, I am applying for the master’s programme and the VUFP Scholarship at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam to advance my career path and to develop skills that others need. My goal in life is to be useful to others, for me that is the ultimate success. Learning business management and administration will … Read more

An Analysis Applying the 10-Step Special Education Process

The purpose of this essay is to provide a realistic and comprehensive analysis of “Case Study: Bryanna” applying the 10-step Special Education Process as dictated by federal IDEA regulations when determining a child’s eligibility for special education services. This case study was included in part two of a three-part response to a directive issued by … Read more

A Research on the Relationship Between Teacher Expectation and Academic Performance of Students in Schools

The relationship between teacher expectations and academic performance has been a topic of interest for the last 50 years. Teachers’ judgements often play a role in facilitating or inhibiting students’ academic performance (Sudkamp, Kaiser & Moller, 2012). For example, females are generally perceived to be competent in reading, language and arts and boys are perceived … Read more

The impact of technologies on a student’s academic future

In today’s world everything seems to be constantly advancing forward. From transportation methods to computers, tablets and cellular devices it is clear that technology is only going to continue to advance, but when it comes to the effect technology has on youth education, there may be a need for emphasis on the impact constant electronic … Read more

An introduction to the essay on the topic of valedictorian graduation speech

Good Morning, ladies and gentlemen, board of trustees, administrators, teachers, parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, cousins¦and seniors. Everybody, take a deep breath, if you please¦.As you inhale the aggregate odor of your senior class for the last time, I™m sure there are many burning questions racing through your minds: ?Will I ever find my … Read more

Statement of Academic Intent

After a work experience of more than two years as a system engineer at TATA Consultancy Services, one of India’s leading IT firms, I want to return to academic study and undertake graduate studies in Engineering Management. After graduating in Production Engineering from Birla Vishwakarma Mahavidyalaya, Gujarat Technological University, I felt I should gain some … Read more

Multilateral Educational Pathways

“Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” according to Albert Einstein, but education sporadically stops after high school. Society is so convinced that one can achieve an intellectual cultivation solely through attending an exorbitant higher-education institution that it neglects to observe the multivalent dimension of education. Luckily, self-cultivation can and should … Read more

The Effects of Smartphone Use on Academic Performance

In today’s society, smartphones have become a part of everyday life. Over the years, numerous scientists have gained interest in the notion of the use of smartphones (which includes social media and/or texting) and its effects on the individual socially and academically. Specifically, since the 1980s, the use of cellphones and smartphones among young adults … Read more

Why Honor Codes Don’t Work in Schools

The Ineffectiveness of Honor Codes in Schools Many schools preach academic integrity as a trait that all students should have. However, cheating has become incredibly prevalent in the modern world, which has led some schools to look into ways to prevent it. One proposed solution has been to implement honor codes that aim to stop … Read more

Students attitude and teaching tips

Attitude can change each phase of a person’s life, including their education. Student attitudes on learning decide their ability and eagerness to learn. If negative attitudes are not changed, a student is doubtful to continue his education beyond what is necessary. Altering a student’s negative attitudes towards learning is approach that involves deciding the factors … Read more

Academic Integrity

Academic Integrity Academic Integrity means that you are completely honest with your work. You didn’t cheat or plagiarize any of your work, it is all in your own words. Knowing that you can do the work by yourself clearly means that you understand what is being taught and you actually put in an effort to … Read more