The 10,000 Hour Rule “But what truly distinguishes their histories is not their extraordinary talent but their extraordinary opportunities” – Malcom Gladwell Malcom Gladwell in the 10,000 Hour Rule compares mathematicians and also describes how the famous “British Invasion” band came to be and other musicians. Malcom talks about the University of Michigan and how it opened its new Computer Center in 1871 in Ann Arbor. Also how Michigan had one of the most advanced computer science programs in the world. Bill Joy took a tour through the computer center and fell in love with computing sciences. He found a job working on programming during the summer with a professor.
Choosing the family option, I felt that going to college was something I had passed up for my children, but now that my children are grown I am starting college, which I would have never believed this when I was in high school. Today, it is not so uncommon for people to return to school after twenty-five, some even wait until their sixties to undertake going to college. Between the years of 1999 and 2000, the National Center of Education Statistics states that 40 percent of all students were over 25, and most were attending part-time and had dependents(NCES). With that in mind it is interesting to observe that the non-traditional students are more likely to perform higher academically , even with the added responsibility, than there traditional counterparts(Carlan, 2001). One of the challenges faced by the mature student is financing their education; this is probably one of the biggest considerations to be made.
I have attended college here for 4 years and I still get the same impression. I walk across campus and I see students wearing Indiana University and Purdue clothing. Why is this? I believe the reason for this problem is because everyone wants to attend Indiana University and Purdue. Students come to ISU because they have a scholarship or because it’s one of the cheapest university’s to attend in the state of Indiana.
Garcia 1 ENG*101 Professor Valovcin February 16, 2012 Sarah was number one in her high school class. She always dreamed of attending a big university and living the college life on a university campus. She got accepted into every school she applied to, of course. But when it came down to the cost of actually attending one of the universities, she was stuck. Sarah didn’t have a lot of money to pay for college.
For example, the University of Michigan had fewer than 10,000 students prior to the war, but in 1948 its enrollment was well over 30,000. Syracuse University also embraced the spirit of the Bill and saw its enrollment skyrocket from approximately 6,000 before the war to 19,000 in 1947. Another provision was known as the 52–20 clause. This enabled all former servicemen
Elisa Herron What is the true cost of college? March 18, 2000 James Redd Elisa M. Herron James Redd ENC 1101 17 March 2000 What Is The True Cost Of College? Enrollment is going to start in the fall of this year and now would be the time to start getting you paperwork together to resubmit your FASA paperwork for next semester. For the majority of the students, the move was indeed a success, an enjoyment, and otherwise a great new place to working on your new carrier. There are some teens however, who are still considering going to this 4 year university with tuition cost and dorm living fees, which is wonderful for those who can afford it with scholarships then go for it but if you see that your parents to make less money than the cost of one semester, it is time to get a grip.
Community Colleges After high school students attend college to further their education. The major step challenges you to choose between a university and community college. According to the College Board, four out of ten graduating high school students start their college careers at a community college. Over one thousand six hundred community colleges serve eleven million students. (Advantages on Fastweb, 2012) I believe community colleges create easier ways to extend your education.
It is very hard to find colleges who have less than 200 crimes per year. UTA has crime rate of 163 crimes per year (UCrime.com). Also according to the UTA police department, crime has decreased in 2010 to 2011. Most colleges in trying to find profit are increasing student to professor ratio. In some of famous universities ratio of students to professor is 200 to 1.
College vs. High School By Erika Clough Many students, especially those who do not have a family member who has been to college, believe college is pretty much like high school, only bigger. In today’s modern society the two most popular forms of education are a high school education and a college education. More people than ever are striving to better themselves by achieving some form of college education. To be prepared, it helps to know what differences lay ahead. Though academic requirements and student life vary depending on the college you attend, there are basic differences that apply in almost every case.
The importance of college Where would the world be without our man Mr. Bill Gates? Many people want to someday be like him, so they attend college. The truth many may not know is that Bill Gates attended Harvard College for only two years and ended up dropping out. College can not always be for everyone but most students should be encouraged to attend for various reasons. Career and vocational paths should as well be encouraged to allow the students to experiment and expand their knowledge on what they may already know.