My mum suddenly felt sick a few years ago. I initially thought it was nothing serious. I could not have
been serious after all we all get sick every now and then. But this was not just every other sickness, she
was diagnosed with cancer. She had
Back when I was living in Nigeria and my mum got sick, all she noticed was a lump on
her right breast. As were really close and had lived together in the same room for the nine years
after my dad had deserted us, she opened up to me about it. We never ima
DEMPSEY TRAVIS NARRATIVE
I had not heard a single word of who Dempsey Travis was until I took a music
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Louis Armstrong Odyssey: From Jane Alley to America's Jazz Ambassador
My name is Oluwatobi Adenuga and I am a student at Truman College. I am in the process of
completing an Associates degree in science and my aim is to transfer to a four-year university to
attain a Bachelors of Science in the field of Information Technolog
My name is Oluwatobi Emmanuel Adenuga. I am a Nigerian national who moved to the
United States in 2013 to pursue the American Dream. I consider myself a strong willed
individual who possesses the desire to achieve the best in whatever it is I set my mind
Growing up as a Christian and having the knowledge that a Christian is a person who
lives their every moment with values and beliefs that were epitomized by the life and teachings
of Jesus of Nazareth is definitely the reason why I am neither dead nor lyi
Being raised by a single mother who did everything in her power to make sure I could get all
I could possibly need as regards my academics whilst attempting to be the first in my family to
attain a Bachelors degree has had its challenges.
My mum bore the
As a young child, I was always fascinated by computers. I remember being constantly
on the receiving end of spankings from my dad because of the countless times he caught me
trying to unscrew the cover of the processing unit. I was seven at the time but m
DESCRIBE AN OBSTACLE OR CHALLENGE YOU HAVE FACED AND HOW YOUVE
During my high school, I had a glossophobia which was the fear to speak in the public. I
attended National College Gbagada in Lagos, Nigeria. In my fourth year of high school, I w
WHAT INTEREST YOU MOST ABOUT ONE MILLION DEGREES PROGRAM (OMD),
AND WHAT WILL YOU BRING TO THE OMD COMMUNITY?
OMD offers different benefits to students, and this is what I believes sets them apart
from all other programs. One of the benefits it has is tha
I have never done any research work before. The class that I enjoy the most is my organic chemistry class
because I got the chance to see how some complex organic molecules can be synthesized from simpler
molecules and the mechanisms that are involved in
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Looking back on my experience in life so far up to this moment, I would say it has been full of more
challenges than success stories.
My dad walked out on myself and my mum when I was in high school and for about 10 years, I lived
alone with my
When I was much younger, my dad walked out on my mum, leaving just both of us. My mum instantly
became the breadwinner of the family as I was still too young to start working.
I buried myself in books hoping it would help me get my mind off of
As a child, I wanted to grow up to become very successful in life so I could repay my mum for her years of
suffering on my behalf, I only wanted to work hard and be successful so I could give her a better life.
Now as an adult, my view about l
If I had had enough money, I would have gotten the best for myself academically back in Nigeria; I would
have definitely gotten far. Each time I got an idea or even the slightest opportunity to go further in my
academics, funding always proved i
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English 102 F
29th April 2014
Is Capital punishment an effective deterrent to crime in Illinois?
Does life have a measurable value? If yes, who should be allowed to measure what
whose life is worth? Capital puni
DESCRIBE AN OBSTACLE OR CHALLENGE YOU HAVE FACED AND HOW
YOUVE OVERCOME IT.
Back in high school, I loved to keep to myself, and one of the things that frightened me
the most was speaking in public. My high school was in Lagos, Nigeria and the name of the
What do schools need to do to prepare students for the 21st Century
As years have gone by, systems have changed, technology has been upgraded or replaced and
even the sectors producing the majority of the jobs in the economy have also changed. To avoid
I believe my most meaningful achievement is graduating gaining admission into Truman College. Just
thinking of the fact that some people find it hard to graduate from high school, kind of makes me feel
special and proves that hard work truly pays off. I g
I found the article "Angola's Colonial History: Negative Legacies in colonialism
Case study" on Yahoo Voices. This article's content is easy to understand and the author
Wrote it in a way that is interesting. He appeals to one's emotions by sho
Black English Vernacular: Illiteracy or Voice of a Forgotten Past?
English is the language of commerce, the language of the elite and the language
of scholars. There is no continent on the globe that downplays the importance of English
Ask several mechanics what vehicle brand they recommend and most will
recommend Toyota and Honda (and their luxury brands Lexus and Acura), likely
followed by Nissan and Subaru. These brand names are popular and have a solid
reputation. But other brands a
Why Capital Punishment should be Abolished
What is the value of a life? If a persons life is can be measured, then who has the right to
measure it? Capital punishment se
Capitalism and Consumerism: A Volatile Cocktail
According to CNNMoney.com, Americans spent $52.4 billion dollars on black Friday
weekend in 2012 (Fox, Black Friday Shopping Hits New Record). This exuberant fig
My Copy Muna Yousuf (peer review)
Have you ever imagined what it would be like to not have any privacy? There
are courts, in which the lawyers handle several cases that are based on crime. In
Final Exam Review
Please read each question carefully and show your answer and work clearly.
1. Calculate the atomic mass of Strontium for the given four isotopes below (10
Points; 5 points for the answer and 5 points for the work)
The atomic mas
What is College for?
Thousands of college students gather together, to celebrate the
achievements of their fellow students.
They cheer and whoop and
holler, the excitement of their voices ringing around the immense