Academic Papers on Higher Education

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A 3 page essay for admission into a PhD program in nursing. The paper addresses previous professional experience; personal career goals; research interests; goals in pursuing graduate study; and educational objectives. The applicant’s research interest is Persistent Vegetative State (PVS). Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This is a 6 page paper that provides an overview of college admissions and the law. Several cases pertaining to non-discrimination are explored. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

3 pages in length. The writer provides a brief admissions essay for an economics major. No bibliography.

This 11 page paper discusses the legacy admission to collages and universities, looking at what it is, the advantages and disadvantages associated with the practice, the way it has evolved and how it impacts on admission and then uses the arguments to support the position that legacy admissions are a form of discrimination and ...

A 3 page admissions essay addressing why one student has chosen to transfer to Occidental College. This student seeks numerous skills and is particularly concerned about honing his communication skills and establishing an important network of contacts. Bibliography lists sources.

A 3 page paper providing a supervisor’s recommendation for admission into a leading MBA program. The paper responds to the school’s specific five questions regarding the applicant. No sources listed.

A 3 page College Admissions Essay discussing what a student expects to receive from their college experience. Written from the perspective of one student, this paper outlines the major purposes of a college education. These purposes include the instillation of skills and knowledge, the transition from youth to adulthood, the enhancement of communication ...

A 5 page paper. The California Master Plan for Higher Education, passed in 1960, outlined the population pool for each higher education system in California, the University of California, the California State University and the Community College system. The Cal Grant program was also put into place to help low-income students pay for their education. ...

In 5 pages the author discusses democratic life in the university, and answers the question of whether the student and/or faculty have a voice in the admission policy. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 4 page paper examines admission requirements for three universities in the state. The SAT and ACT are discussed. Other criteria are also explored. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

In 5 pages, the writer discusses democratic life in the university, and answers the question of whether the student and/or faculty have a voice in the admission policy. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 5 page report discusses the scholastic aptitude test or “SAT.” For decades, high school students have had to perform well on their scholastic aptitude test, or SAT, if they were to be considered for the best college placement and advanced education opportunities. In the past few years, college admissions directors have come to see the SAT as less than ...

This 5 page paper discusses the value of the Master's Degree in Business Administration. The writer begins by reporting an article that claimed the MBA has little value and the comments regarding that article from others. The Graduate Management Admission Council conducted a study of over 1,000 MBA graduates regarding their satisfaction with the degree, ...

This 3 page paper looks at whether going to university and gaining a degree can be justified as a good business decision the paper argues that an internal cost benefit analysis will take place for most students, but that in the long term, for most students it will prove to be a sound business decision. ...

This 9 page paper looks at the outlines of subjects that could be taught in a taught doctorial program of business administration and suggests the contents of each module and the reasons for these inclusions. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

10 pages in length. The concepts of business, target marketing and consumerism have collectively intersected with a number social sector that have otherwise had no historical ties to such an association; the transformation of heretofore nonbusiness entities into those whose continued existence in today's globalized world hinges upon the ability to out-market the competition ...

An 8 page paper offering time management advice for distance education students, specifically those attending school in the online environment. The best advice for online students is time honored: find a quiet place to work; adhere to a predetermined schedule; disallow interruptions that can be controlled; stay organized; and concentrate on the task at ...

This 15 page paper uses a case submitted by a student as a springboard for discussion. The case involves a petitioner who wants to receive state funding for several religion courses excluded from her scholarship. The court rejects the petition and a judicial opinion is provided as a draft memo . A dissenting ...

A 7 page research paper that addresses multiple subjects. The first 2 and half pages of this paper briefly address the history of universities, defining their traditions, applies this to the example of Liberty University and then briefly describes a non-profit organization that address experiential adult learning. The remainder of the paper discusses experiential learning ...

A 4 page research paper that discusses the history of higher education in relation to three events. This examination will briefly examine these three events and discuss how they influenced higher education's development. In general, the progression that these three events dramatize a gradual evolution toward offering higher education to an increasing diverse, more numerous ...

A 5 page paper which argues that the basic core courses such as history and English are incredibly important in higher education. No matter what the individual's major, the various pieces of information that can only be learned through the core subjects are essential in real life and the employment industry of today. Bibliography ...

A 10 page paper on the Normal Schools. The writer describes the history of the normal schools and why and where they were begun, their evolution into teachers colleges, and finally into today's four year colleges and universities. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 25 page paper that considers the issue of tenure in professions in education, especially as it exists as an element of unionized contracts, and provides an overview of the history and application. This paper reflects on whether tenure should be a right of educators or if it has become a useless institution that ...

The Big Ten Conference

  • 34 page paper

A 34 page research paper on The Big Ten Conference, its history, state purpose, etc; The writer discusses administrative accessibility, enrollment, and various changes that have occurred over the years. Of particular concern are the conference's rules, regulations, & by-laws. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 5 page research paper which looks at how this intrinsic part of Western civilization originated during a time in history which is thought of as the 'Dark Ages.' The writer points out how only a handful of the Western institutions can claim the continuous longevity of universities. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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