Archive for the 'Essay' Category

Cover Letter

Friday, May 25th, 2012

When I decided to come back to school full time, I did not realize the amount of classes I still had to take in order to finish my degree, so I was finally able to sit down with my advisor and fill out an audit degree form. I was surprised and shocked when I found […]

My merits

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Growing up in a different country with a different culture, I always imagined myself going to a different country, learning a new language and a new culture, so when I graduated high school in Brazil, I decided to come to America to learn new things. I believe that my ability to learn things quickly is […]

My favorite classes

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

My favorite classes at QC so far are the following: Biology, because I got to dissect a pig, I also liked my Art & Music class because I can actually identify most of the paintings and buildings around the world thanks to that class, I also like this class (English 110) because of the use of […]

Hope on the Rez

Saturday, April 7th, 2012

I can identify with the people in this video. I’m not native American, but I have a good deal of Brazilian indian in me. I also identify with the single mothers trying to study to get a better future for them and their children, because I know how difficult it is to juggle family and […]

Essay 2 – College Representations and an Ideal QC

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

College Representations and an Ideal QC The American Idea of College Life Several people in society believe college to be all about frat or sorority parties, getting intoxicated either by ingesting alcohol or by substance abuse, also by skipping class, and having fun. Besides the party aspect of it, they also believe that the kids […]

A Girl Like Me

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

In the above video, Afrivcan American children are asked to choose between two dolls, that are laid side by side on a table right in front of the children. The dolls colors are black and white and they are asked to choose between them because the person conducting this experiment is trying to see what […]

The major I have chosen

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Despite my desire to work with genetics and lab work, I have decided that Accounting would be a better major because of the experience I have gained in this particular field. I worked for a high-end renovation construction company for twelve years and the more I learned about jounal entries and financial reports, the more […]

What would I change about QC

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

I would definitelly change a few things about Queens College, one of them being the high tuition they charge the students. I’m often thinking about how much I have to pay and the many times I had to drop out just because I couldn’t afford it anymore. At the time I was not eligible for financial aid because my […]

College ratings

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

I really don’t give much importance to college ratings because even if I did, I’m sure I would never be able to afford an Ivy League institution for myself or my children. Competition between schools is very natural since it’s human nature to be competitive. In my opinion, the competition between schools has much to […]

College Stereotypes

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

The types of stereotypes I notice are ususally the ones depicted in movies or music videos. They’re usually partying, drunk, having unprotected sex and doing drugs. Sometimes I notice the ocasional nerd, but who wants to see those in music videos these days? Status is to have money or fame, the more popular you are, […]


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