1 Nguyen Thi Thu Quyen Instructor: Vu Thi Diem Phuc Course: TAN210(2 -1718).3_LT January 28th, 2018 P#1: The Rhetorical Analysis Choosing the right major at college to follow throughout the college years requires thorough consideration. The decision ought to depend on their family’s tradition, how much they can afford for those years, what work market trend is and their own interests. Professor Mark Edmundson comes up with his own advice to the question in the article “Who Are You and What Are You Doing Here?”, published on August 22 nd 2011 in Issue 74 of The Oxford American . The article targets on the people who are clearly stated in text: “the incoming class”, or in other words, freshman students experiencing their first days in college. The aim of Mark Edmundson’s message in the article is to persuade those students that college is not the place for grades and cheating. He wants all of the students to understand that the approaching on studying in college should be to fulfill your shortcomings, to figure out your potential and pursuit your interests. You do not need to understand clearly all of professions in lectures but the more important thing to obtain are values and lessons from those ones. In the beginning, Edmundson has claimed that in order to achieve a good college education, students have to “fight against the institution”. In the article, there are several mistakes pointed out in college education system nowadays. First of all, the effort that
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