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Old 02-25-2009, 09:29 AM    (permalink
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So i came to school two hours before class to study for my accounting exam and it was postponed. I don't know if i should be happy or pissed.
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So i came to school two hours before class to study for my accounting exam and it was postponed. I don't know if i should be happy or pissed.
Happy, because it was postponed. Pissed because you didnt study earlier and you put yourself in that situation. Happy because you now have the studying out of the way. Pissed because you could have had 2 hours of today back.
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So i came to school two hours before class to study for my accounting exam and it was postponed. I don't know if i should be happy or pissed.
Happy because you can study more.

Lately, I haven't been satisfied with any of my tests and its frustrating. I studied for a day before I had 2 midterms and got an 88 and 90 on them (better than all my friends in each class who didnt have to deal with 2 midterms on the same day) and all I can think about is if I studied a bit ahead of time, I could have done well.

I hate high expectations.
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I have to write a paper on police and it has to be in APA format or something can someone explain that??? I googled it but I think I will understand it better if someone explains it
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Happy because you can study more.

Lately, I haven't been satisfied with any of my tests and its frustrating. I studied for a day before I had 2 midterms and got an 88 and 90 on them (better than all my friends in each class who didnt have to deal with 2 midterms on the same day) and all I can think about is if I studied a bit ahead of time, I could have done well.

I hate high expectations.
Try watching Good Will Hunting before big exams, it will get you motivated to study and do well. Th eonly difficulties? It may also may make you want to Drink heavy beer and paark your caaar in the yaaard. Man, I love that movie and I'm moving to Boston as soon as I'm done with school. Mostly for the accent.
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I have to write a paper on police and it has to be in APA format or something can someone explain that??? I googled it but I think I will understand it better if someone explains it
Keeping it brief - APA is a standard format for documenting information and research. It sets up a standard for inserting tables, quotes of various length, bibliographic information,works referenced and what not.
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I get Boners for Chicago style footnotes... and pizza of course. Love it.
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No joke, when you finish, I want a copy. I'll send you my e-mail address.

Will do.

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Oh, I could write a book on this one.

To be really brief - I'll send you some stuff later if you'd like - the initial purpose behind the American compulsory education system stems from the industrial revolution. Due to a lack of basic skills in many vocational areas, schools were established as a means to not only educate, but to take care of kids when parents were working (this being far more predominant in larger cities). The mannerism in which it has grown from those beginnings to the NCLB monster you see today have a great deal to do with the "American Dream" concept that an education leads to success.

In 2009, any fool can see the need for a basic compulsory education, but the manner in which it is delivered is now flawed (IMO), because so much has changed. Why we go and what it is supposed to do for us is the same; to provide a basic academic platform in order to prepare us for the vocational field.
The problem as it stands now is this:
Arguement side A - Not everyone is going to be a doctor, lawyer, astronaut so why give them that much. Prepare them for the field they will most likely end up in.

Arguement side B - Since when did we become a society that decides and casts people into certain vocational fields. People should have everything they need in order to choose which they wish to be.

I could go on, give me more specific questions and I'll help you out.
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What is the purpose of schools and education? Why do we go? What is it suppose to do for us?
That is a question sounds like it's asking more for your opinion than anything else. There is really no one answer to those questions. I'm guessing that the textbook is asking you for your opinion.
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for a small piece of paper signed by your dean or principal, which later you will for get about and stop caring.
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