Being an honors student

You are assigned an essay and you are given two weeks to complete it. You spend those two weeks working tirelessly on the essay because you know you need a good grade. You conference with your teacher and you feel like you have done everything you can. When you turn it in you know it has been worth it. After class you turn to a kid who is in mostly honors or advanced classes ...
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The Racist Wall

The world has watched for many years as the state of Israel was established. A number of the other Middle Eastern countries were, and still are, opposed to the idea of an independent Jewish state. Many of the Palestinians, who were displaced by the 1947 United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine are still living in refugee camps, and the sheer number of refugees is staggerin...
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Slaves and Soldiers

War. The cold, battle of nations. A big deal in the world. Numerous of wars have happened.You might be wondering:. I’m not involved in war. Why should I care? The fact is, even though you’re not in a war, just think about the others who are. Some people your age are fighting. You might have a quiet life, going to a good school, and eating every night. But kids as young as se...
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Informational Essay on Careers

Informational essay on careers Choosing a career is one of the most important decision we can make in life. It is important to understandeducation, also different training requirements, and skills needed to obtain the right career. Imagine being stuck in a dead end job where you can not use your skills and abilities that you have developed over time.Depending on what caree...
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What Doesn't Kill You . . .

One moment your life is the way it always is with all of the normal people it always. It is calm and peaceful without any worries regarding what tomorrow may bring. But then . . . it it’s not. Loss. Betrayal. Ruins. Death. Nonexistence. And you can do absolutely nothing. Despite the harsh obstacles and scarring conflict, the characters in the books Before We Were Free by Juli...
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From A to B

The novel A Visit From The Goon Squad, by Jennifer Egan, features and analyzes a multitude of characters. All of these characters have something in common, struggling in their journey to the Point B in their lives. At point A they were young and had big dreams in the big city, and point B represents the current crossroad in their lives after letting self destructive tendencie...
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The Worst Man Dead: The Impaler

Ever thought that Dracula was a real vampire? Well, you’re about to find out. Dracula was a terrible guy, he killed a lot of people even children, and it was horrible. Dracula’s nick name, before Dracula, was Vlad the Impaler because he liked to take blood baths, throw parties to kill people, and he was the prince in the Transylvanian fortress of Sghisoara. Who wants to be ne...
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Mohandas Gandhi

Mohandas Gandhi is considered to be the “Father of India.” For his brave actions against the British, he had led the country to become independent, and free of British rule. By sharing his ways, and leading a group of followers, he had created an outcome positive for India. Gandhi shares both similarities, and differences, with all other advocators around the world, such as M...
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Hindsight through Sasha's Life

Most stories are told in chronological order. It starts in the beginning of someone’s conflict and works its way to the resolution, showing how the character changed along the way. Jennifer Egan writes Sasha’s life in reverse chronological order. She starts with Sasha at age thirty five after the climax of her problems and works backwards, showing the difficulties she overcam...
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Music, How it Affects the Brain

My parents and I were captured one night in front of the television, entranced… the show was paid programming courtesy of the state of Texas. We did not switch channels, we barely moved, and if we spoke it was about the thing that captivated us… Music! Chris Botti, an American instrumentalist, had played a concert in Boston that incorporated guest artists such as fellow instr...
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