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Student Experience – Career and Professional Development (SE-CPD)
ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS FOR ELIGIBILITY IN THE COMMERCE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Provided by the Student Experience - Academic, DeGroote School of Business
To remain eligible in the Commerce Internship Program you will be required to complete two Academic Advisement
(formerly called “degree audit”) reviews throughout your third year of Commerce – one will be in January 2016
(you need to print and submit your Academic Advisement to CBCD – see below), and the other in May 2016 (not
required to submit). These reviews will determine if all academic requirements have been met in order to continue in
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m. Does the program offer scholarships or other financial aid? Yes No
ii. If so, what is offered? How do you go about applying for the financial aid? __________________________________________________________________________________________
MCC Academic Planning Grid (by semester)
Work with an advisor to fill out the classes you are currently taking and classes you will take to complete your degree and/or transfer
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Academic Success 1
Each year about 2.75 million students enroll in a 4 year degree program at a university. On average 33 percent of these students drop out within their first two years of school. Academic success is an ongoing effort and can be a struggle for many students that have outside factors affecting their ability to attend school. Following a few simple steps can help students manage their lifestyle and continue academic success. Goal setting, thinking critically, understanding the writing process, and decision making are all steps to continuing academic success and avoiding road blocks.
The first step to continuing academic success
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understand how my decision making could improve earning my degree.
2. Describe how you will balance academic expectations and your personal and professional responsibilities.
I will be using Time Management to balance my academic expectations, my personal and professional responsibilities. I will be setting time aside and blocking out certain things (turning off my phone and television) while completing my school work. I will also focus more on my school now and will prioritize what is important to reaching my goal.
3. How can understanding the importance of SMART criteria and your career interests and competencies help you move toward your career and academic goals
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- Objective and impersonal, e.g.
This essay attempts to...
- Using qualifying language, e.g.
One possible reason may be... | | - Subjective and personal, e.g.
In my essay I will attempt to...
- Asking rhetorical questions, e.g.
How can this be so? |
On the whole, this means that academic writing is generally characterised by a high degree of formality. However, the characteristic of impersonal voice, for example, is not without contention. Even though tables of comparison like the one above can sometimes serve the purpose of highlighting differences between writing that is more academically oriented, and less formal writing, which is used in other domains, it can indeed be dangerous to
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. (2010). Leddy & Pepper’s Conceptual Bases of Professional Nursing (7th ed.).
Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Megginson, L. A. (2008). RN-BSN Education: 21st Century Barriers and Incentives. Journal of
Nursing Management, 16(1), 47-55. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2934.2007.00784
Raines, C., & Taglaireni, M. (2008). Career Pathways in Nursing: Entry Points and Academic
Progression. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 13(3), 3. Retrieved October 7, 2010,
from Academic Search Premier database.
Rosen, L. M. (2000). Associate and Baccalaureate Degree Final Semester Students’ Perceptions
of Self-Efficacy Concerning Community Health Nursing
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"A good educational background is essential for the formation of the human personality." These words I do not recall where exactly I first came across have been my beacon as I continue to pursue my lifelong goals and passions in the area of Biomedicine. Having acquired a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry, I seek to further my academic training and become a better skilled biomedical researcher. I seek to achieve this by pursuing a research Master's degree in Biomedical Sciences at Chester University, UK with the aid of the Commonwealth shared Scholarship.
While growing up, my interest and desire was to work as a biomedical scientist and my understanding of how
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responsibility holds accountable for a group and my [Avoid use of the first person (I, me, my) in academic writing unless writing about a personal experience. First person use may be allowed by the instructor. ] actions affects the group whether good or bad. One part of responsibility as it relates to college success being committed to a higher degree than high school such as: core curriculum which [Use "that" for a restrictive phrase (or place a comma before "which")] requires great [Writing suggestion: "great" is an overworked word, too frequently seen, and too vague. It has too many meanings: huge, superior, numerous, etc. Use a more specific adjective] study habits, more active
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Duration / Mode of Programme
Students may enrol on a full-time or part-time basis. Full-time students must enrol for a minimum of 9-12 credit hours per semester. Part-time students may register for 6 credit hours each semester.
The duration of studies for both full-time and part-time students is as follows:
Status | Minimum | Normal | Maximum |
Part time | 2 academic years | 4 academic years | 5 academic years |
Full time | 1 1/2 academic years | 2 academic years | 3 academic years |
28 credit hours of coursework + 12 credit hours of dissertation
The Masters in Accounting programme comprises of 28 credit
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is to know the factors that affect the academic performance of working students. In addition, this paper aims to provide encouragement and motivation to all students especially those who are financially distressed to pursue and finish a college degree in order to be competitive in the future and be able to realize their goals and aspirations. It may also provide learning experiences and information to other students who are not working.
In order to accomplish our objectives, we adopted several methodologies in obtaining data and information such as conducting surveys by providing questionnaires to our subjects, getting information in the internet and conducting interviews personally and
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GRADUATION PLAN FOR (Name): AREA OF STUDY AND YEAR:
Now that you can run your degree audit, your task is to: 1. Explore potential classes you will be taking for your major to meet graduation requirements. 2. Plan what types of outside of class activities you would like to be involved in to enhance your academic
experience (co-op, internships, volunteer opportunities, student organizations, etc)
3. develop an outline for your time to graduation 4. Understand what skills you need to develop to be the best candidate for your dream job! 5. Understand what types of jobs you can get at the end of this degree and the pay and benefits most often associated with this type of career/job You can
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Average * | Transfer
credits awarded ** | Notes |
2-year diploma | B- | 3.0-5.0 Credits | Honours degrees are comprised of 20.0 credits, three-year pass degrees are 15.0 credits |
University of Waterloo- Bachelors in accounting and Finance Management
If you’re applying from college, you can receive transfer credit for up to 50% of the courses needed for your Waterloo degree.
To earn a Waterloo degree, you’ll need to complete at least 50% of your Waterloo degree requirements while registered in your new academic program.
You must meet all requirements of your Waterloo academic plan in order to graduate, regardless of the number of transfer credits that you receive.
* If you are
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individuals who pursue a career in nursing, to gain the knowledge and critical thinking to become an effective nurse. Although the associate degree and bachelor degree produce different competencies of nursing from one another, a nurse with higher education possess qualities to provide higher level of care.
Associate Degree Nursing
Associate degree nursing is a two year technical academic program, developed due to a nursing shortage by Mildred Montag in 1952, that combines general education of nursing and clinical ( Creasier & Friberg, 2011, p. 27). Registered Nurses at an associate degree level are able to function adequately in the intermediate level with the amount of time they are taught
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for the students who already have bachelor degree. As I already have bachelor degree, UMSON is a perfect place for me to obtain BSN degree. Students who attend UMSON’s nursing program consistently achieve highest passing rate on the NCLEX-RN exam. While attending UMSON’s nursing program, I will have opportunity to work in the clinical facilities of well known hospitals in the Baltimore region. By the time I complete BSN degree from UMSON, I will be fully prepared to work as a successful nurse in a wide variety of settings.
My ambition for a Nursing can be seen from my love of science, which is reflected in my academic achievement and work experience. My previous work experience as a
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influence of the metaparadigm of nursing of professional identity developement among RN-BSN students. Nursing Science Quarterly, 26, 96-98. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0894318412466734
Maneval, R. E., & Teeter, M. M. (2010). The student perspective on RN plus 10 legislation: a survey of associate degree and diploma nursing program students. Nursing education perspective, 358-361.
Raines PhD rn, F. C., & Taqlaireni EdD RN, E. M. (2008). Career pathways in nursing: Entry points and academic progression. The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 13. http://dx.doi.org/10.3912/OJIN.Vol13No03Man01
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Developing a Success Plan
Creating an Action Plan
I have started working on achieving my academic goals by going back to school. I will start my assignments as they are available and complete them before the due date. Most of my free time is after 8 pm, so that is likely when a bulk of the work will be done. I plan to stay focused by working in a quiet, cool area and stay ahead of the due date not waiting unit the last minute. I’m going to study the reading materials at the beginning and middle of the week in small sections.
Once I have completed a few classes I plan to add a second concentration for Health Care Management. I would like to complete my degree with a double concentration
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achievement is not the sole reason for their success. Focus, determination, and passion are key factors that lead to success. Without these qualities, even an academically successful person can find himself directionless, making no real, positive contribution to the society or community around him.
On the other hand, there are equally bright people who feel restricted and helpless in structured, academic environments. They need to have a certain degree of flexibility and freedom that allows them to express their thoughts and ideas. They pursue their goals and ambitions with a degree of focus, determination, and passion that propels them to success. People like Steve Jobs are a perfect example
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nurses' role and functions in practice based on education preparation continues today (Mathias, 2009).
An Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) emphases on the technical standpoints of nursing, rather than the theoretical and academic aspects of nursing usually covered in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. ADN students will have to accomplish some fundamental prerequisites before taking nursing curriculum, such as courses in writing, social science, history, etc. Nursing-specific module will likely enfold such topics as anatomy and physiology, chemistry, biology, family health, pediatric and geriatric medicine, pharmacology, psychology and mental health. State Boards of Nursing in
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on student’s academic performance in different setting. The utility of these studies lies in the need to undertake corrective measures that improve the academic performance of graduate students.
It is generally assumed that the students who showed better or higher performance in the starting classes of their studies also performed better in future academic years at degree level. Everyone can be surprised with this assumption if it could be proved scientifically. From the last two decades it has been noticed significantly that there is great addition in research literature and review material relating to indicators of academic achievement with much emphasis on this dialogue, whether
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Continuing Academic Success
Continuing academic success is imperative in today's society. The majority of the jobs in today’s society require you to have a formidable educational background to be considered for employment. The ability to continue and grow in academic achievement is necessary toward the efforts of furthering a career, gaining work experience, and future successes as a professional.
Continuing Academic Success
Even though in today’s society, personal connections mean more than academic knowledge, continuing academic success plays a significant role in your future as well. Being able to continue and grow in academic success helps the student further his or
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affects the patient. The primary focus is on building competencies surrounding direct patient care. ADN practice is limited to the hospitals, long term facilities, physician office and other health community’s. They are taught only the basic leadership skills and are very task orientated in their practice. Academic focus is on clinical preparation to learn the technical aspect of nursing. Theory and science behind nursing as a profession is limited. The associate degree program does not prepare them for graduate study.
The focus of study on the baccalaureate program builds on the foundation laid in the ADN program and expands the focus to incorporate research, statistics, critical thinking
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COMPLETION • OPPORTUNITY • advisors. When you talk to them, ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP • BEST OF AMERICA • AFFORDABLE • STUDENT CLUBS • TECHNOLOGY relationship with the Pathway to your bachelor’s degree . LOBAL AWARENESS • RIGOROUS CURRICULUM • PACIFIC NORTHWEST • STUDENT-CENTERED • SMALL CLASSES • HANDS-ON LEARNING TOP UNIVERSITY it feels like you are talking to your family because RANSFER • SUSTAINABILITY • ENGAGING FACULTY • care aboutIDEAL LOCATION Start by completing your basic course requirements by • EXPERIENCE • ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE • ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAM advisors at Cascadia LEARN • your DIVERSITY • INTEGRATED STUDIES • LEARNING OUTCOMES • INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM • COMMUNITY • HIGH SCHOOL
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Determining Cause and Effect
3.3 Revision version
Professor Patricia Hoerr
“The American Dream” primarily consists of homeownership, raising a family comfortably and investing in the future. To most, obtaining a college degree is viewed as a gateway to “the American Dream”. With a college education being the gateway, that many set out to get a college degree. However, it is not an easy task to achieve and does not come without its fair share of stress. The primary stress in the lives of today’s college students is caused by academic pressures, financial issues and their social lives.
The major cause stress in college is the academic demands
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departmental advisers well in advance of registration. Students who may wish to transfer to another university to complete their degree are advised also to consult the university of their choice regarding required courses and transfer equivalencies.
All students continuing in the Faculties of Humanities, Science and Social Sciences must declare a program by filing a Record of Degree Program (RDP) with the Academic Advising Centre prior to graduation. If a degree program has been chosen and program entry requirements satisfied, students may file an RDP once they have attained second-year standing (credit for at least 12 units of course work) and should do so once they have attained third-year
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It appears cheating is greater when competition for academic places or a cultural focus on academic achievement is high.
For example, recent reports of elaborate cheating plots among Indian students are discussed as a symptom of the severe shortage of academic places in top fields and colleges.
Similarly, cheating was found to be high at the UK’s prestigious Cambridge University and among the competitive fields of business and engineering.
In fact, business students and in particular MBAs seem to repeatedly come out at the top of the cheating pile. A reason for this is the business field perhaps has a reputation — particularly business of the pre-financial crisis era — to
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THE IMPACT OF FAMILY STRUCTURE ON UNIVERSITY STUDENTS' ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE
By Eweniyi, G. D (Ph.D.)
Olabisi Onabamijo University, Ago-lwoye.
This paper is a report of the study that examined the impact of family structure on the academic performance of university students. The sample for the study consisted of 240 students drawn from the six randomly selected faculties in Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-lwoye. The adapted form of "Guidance and Counselling Achievement Grade Form" was used for data collection and the data collected were subjected to statistical analysis using the t-test statistical method. The three null hypotheses formulated were tested at .05 level of
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, I look to pursue a Master's degree in order to refine my knowledge and skills in my areas of interest, and graduate study at your university will be the most rational expansion of my academic pursuits and a major footstep towards attaining my goal of a career as a forensics investigator in the public or private sector. I would be thankful if I am bestowed with an opportunity to pursue my study in your institute, and am able to validate your faith in me.
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How academic experience prepares you for college and reaching career goals
The key to a child striving to obtain a degree is for his or her parents to really teach the importance of having one. Getting a degree is probably the only thing that I look at totally different as the years has passed. My parents were real old school and they didn’t come from a family of scholars so I was not really pushed in that direction. They made sure I did well in grade school but all I really was told was to get a job.
All children should be explained how better life will be for them and their children if they get that degree. I realize it now but I’m not in the situation I would be in if I started fresh
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that the Hospital Authority of Hong Kong has requested hospitals to reopen higher diploma courses for nurses at the year 2008, in the addition to existing university degree programmes and training courses offered by several major hospitals, to cope with the predicted rapid increase of demand of nurses. Yet the diversity of educational preparations for those graduated nurses brings concerns on whether the registered nurses (RN) graduates with a baccalaureate degree receive similar levels of treatment with those who are less educated. This essay critically examines the necessity of a bachelor's degree for nursing professiornals in terms of salary level, job opportunities, patient care quality
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obtain more knowledge about the type of field he or she is work in. Then there are some that just want to improve what they already know.
Typical BA or MBA students who pursuer their degree are try to increase their earn pertaining cause it have been show that people with a degree earn more than the person who don’t have a degree of any kind. When look at jobs openings student will see that the majority of than require an Associate, BA, or MBA degree. Simply stated, the MBA advantage translates into earnings, which more than justified the up-front costs of tuition. MBA programs with the best academic reputations-measured by how often the average faculty members’ researches are cited
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indicated that employment had some kind of impact on academic achievement. This survey has been based on the questionnaire that has been handed to the students in Prishtina Public University. The students were in the Economics major in the 3rd year of their study. Most of them were working because they needed income to pay their study. According to Ehrenberg and Sherman (1987) students have to decrease the number of hours working in order to perform better in college and to be able to graduate on time. Working more than 20 hours a week off campus contributes to a higher likelihood that students will drop out of school before receiving a degree. Fulltime workers are 10 percent less likely to
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, Donaldson, & Simmons, 2007). Nonetheless, the academic preparation could easily be compared; the only exception is the workplace where they will ultimately perform their duties. “to account for its non-research uses, can be read as defending a notion of the university as also preparing individuals for the workplace, or at least for something other than research” (Smith, 2000). There are other variations to this struggle over the purposes of higher education. Some educational leaders suggest that the title of the degree is less important than the content of its program. For example, Iannone (1992) argues that, “the key measure of an Ed.D. programs is whether it encourages students to become
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better outcomes with their patients.
Hospitals desire to provide the finest care to their patients and have learned that those nurses who pursue their BSN have healthier patients upon discharge versus those with an associate’s degree. According to Goodman (2015), “Pursuing a BSN can expand one’s scope of practice, increase for recognition, enhance leadership and management skills, emphasize cultural competencies, allow for continued academic progression in nursing, and offer prospects for growth within the nursing profession” (p. 10). The more skills, knowledge, and education attained in school will better prepare the fresh nurse stepping on the field. In addition, that is why hospitals
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they know has experienced. By choosing to attend college they truly learn what the university has to offer them and how to succeed in college. First-generations students get the accomplishment of being the first-one in their family to get a four year degree and the opportunity to the great actives, knowledge of professors, friends, and most importantly while attending college everyone can figure out what they truly want to do in life and learn how to how to accomplish their dreams.
"College Board." First-Generation Students. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Mar. 2015.
Petty, Tanjula. "Motivating First-Generation Students To Academic Success And College Completion." College Student
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This is not the first attempt I have made to return to school, this is actually the second. I tried returning to school once before while working as a correctional officer. At first everything went fairly well but over a short period of time I realized the work load would prove to be too much. I was working sixty plus hours a week which did not allow for me to have the proper amount of time to spend studying so I had to end up dropping out.
Perusing a degree in Organizational Management can help in many ways. It will help me develop communication skills. After reviewing the description of Organizational Management and talking it over with my academic advisor, I decided to go with it. With
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, it is no longer a dream; it is now on a list and real. As I said earlier, I consider my lists as goals that are in need of accomplishment. The last big goal erased from my list was to receive an undergraduate degree. In June of 2008, I received a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from The University of Phoenix. The feeling of satisfaction that I felt was unparalleled to any other academic accomplishment that I have ever experienced. In that instance, I knew that receiving a masterâ€™s degree would surpass that feeling accomplishment. I thrive on that sense and use it as a motivator in my business and personal affairs.
Labor Statistics for Secondary Teaching
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through; teaching others, flashcards, designing new ways to view information, and learning through problem-solving.
Whether one decides to take online classes or attend a traditional college, many of the same tools will apply. One will have countless educational resources at their disposal. Academic honesty will be what one lives and breathes. Setting goals for oneself will help guide you to accomplish what you have set out to accomplish. One will need to make a time schedule and follow it religiously. Finally, knowing oneself and ones capabilities are key. Going to college and getting a degree is an honor, not a chore. Do it for oneself, not because you think this is what
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students and academic researchers.On that platform we should gather value-added subjects or projects with "high potency" students.Obviously, high potency is an open-ended term and we should characterize the high potency student term by some criterias.That criterias should be GPA degree,department of faculty,level of english(tested by an exam).For instance;Unilever waits for young talents for a sustainable living by Project Half,application requirements:-Student of mechanical,electrical,mechatronics or industrial engineering departments.-Minimum 3.00 GPA degree calculated year to date basis.-English level should be 79 points for toefl, 6.00 points for IELTS or 85 points for company exam.After
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Have you ever heard the saying , “education is a right”. State universities enforce the democracy of learning but not the Private universities. Why is that? State schools like CSU Dominguez Hills gives the entitlement of people should have the chance to pursue a degree no matter what your background is. Unlike private schools or Ivy Leagues such as USC, they believe that only the wealthy deserve high quality education. When choosing a college we look at many things, for example faculty,programs, and most importantly the cost. Depending on a persons economic status, it helps you decide which university would best accommodate you.
Faculty is critical resources, your professor plays a
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Discuss the drawbacks and benefits of using the Internet as a resource for researching academic assignments rather than using a traditional library
Nowadays, more and more college students are in favor of utilizing web information to complete their assignments rather than traditional libraries. However, there are still a series of problems in the web resources. This essay aims to discuss the benefits and drawbacks of web information. It will demonstrate that, although the usage of the internet as a resource is commonly perceived as superior to other traditional resources, web information should improve in every area, and students should more accurately evaluate network information
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Continued Academic Success
Continuing academic success is achieved through hard work, study and dedication. It is important to remember when seeking higher education to use the resources that are provided by the associated school, library, professors, and the plethora that are available online to achieve the greatest benefit. It is to a student's advantage while in college to continually keep the goal of academic success at the forefront of their minds in order to complete a degree and achieve their ultimate goal. There are many goals, ideas, processes, skills and resources that are needed in reaching this goal.
Educational and Career Goals
There are many educational and career
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EN1100.64 Achieving Academic Excellence
Writing Assessment 5 06
"Why college education is important to me."
At 51 years old I decided to pursue a college degree to enhance my resume initially but ultimately to remove limitations.
I have worked in the Accounting field for about 20 years, for a variety of small family owned businesses in the construction industry. I enjoyed the accounting field, Accounts Receivables explicitly challenged me, and I was good at it. Working predominately at for small family owned businesses that have both benefits and challenges, for me the benefits accommodated my life. While raising children as a single Mother the “family
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Y saying, “The entire American academic enterprise must retune itself to this day and age”(Trachtenberg 1). The education system in America needs to provide the necessary information to Generation Y as well as instill the knowledge that is crucial in the constantly changing environment and world. The education system needs to bestow new innovative methods of active and critical thinking in Generation Y. Education and the credentials of a degree are necessary for any individual in today’s age to achieve success.
Nevertheless, there are still many people across the United States that believe education is not the key element to achieving success. The skilled labor force believes that
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My name is Akhila Thakur and I was born in India. I had visited United States earlier in 2012 and presently resides in Fairfax. I am studying Masters in Business Administration in the field of International Business Management at Virginia University. I believe in the fact that life cannot always be taken as granted, one needs to go through thick and thins for the ultimate goal of success.
I have a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Honors) graduated from a reputed university. At degree level, I learnt not only the academic subjects but also about various other aspects of life. I participated in organizing events in college, including quizzes, sports, field work to industries, dance
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, assignments, projects and the academic subjects required to pass, are all excellent ways in preparing a student for Third level. Choosing the right institution and a suitable degree, in my eyes, is one of the most important decisions one would make throughout their life and thanks to Breege Loftus and her colleagues, my decision was made with clarity and wisdom. Now that I understand the emphasis on self directed learning, when I get to college, I know it will be my responsibility to take care of my academic duties, such as doing research in the library or on the internet, attending lectures and tutorials or doing projects or essays to a deadline. Regardless, I am sure the next four years will be crucial to the development of my personal and academic life.
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towards your required CPD points
You will have a degree from a well-respected English University to your name.
‘Easiest and cheapest way of getting a degree!’
- Quote from a student who has recently completed the course.
The BSc (Hons) in Applied Accountancy is a joint initiative between ACCA and Oxford Brookes University (voted best modern University for the seventh consecutive year by The Times newspaper). The degree programme was designed to recognise the quality of the ACCA professional qualification and to provide students with the opportunity to gain an internationally recognised academic qualification, whilst taking their ACCA
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The Difference between BSN and ADN
The Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree can be acquired in 2 years at a university, community college, vocational school or even some hospitals. An ASN educational program readies nurses to deliver direct patient treatment or carry out other qualified nursing duties and responsibilities inside the field of health care. This 2-year degree can be the groundwork for more advanced nursing academic options like a bachelor’s or master’s in nursing. It is a relatively fast way to get into the nursing field and start earning income. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree typically takes 4 years to complete at the numerous universities and
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studies for a master’s in nursing administration. I was presented with the option to continue for another year at my present academic institution for a master’s in business administration. However, an additional option was presented from another academic institution, to pursue a doctorate degree in nursing practice. The program is two years. Should I pursue another master’s degree but in business administration or move on with my master’s in nursing administration and go right for my doctorate in nursing practice? My true goal is to stay true my nursing core values. I would like to be prepared for a role as a Chief Nursing Officer (CNO).
Introduction – Overview of
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unaccredited LPN degree is not as relevant, only when trying to use that degree to obtain an RN degree.
Acceptance of an unaccredited degree is not commonplace in the academic or government world. In the business world, the acceptance is a little higher because most business does not make a practice to specify that accredited degree is required. Human Resource Departments are somewhat naïve to the fact there are universities and colleges that are not accredited or to the fact there are agencies that are not actual accrediting agencies (Bear and Nixon, 2006 p. 95). Individuals who have achieved success with an unaccredited degree are individuals who did not really “need” the degree