AS and A Level: Miscellaneous essays
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Resolutions & Action Plan In order to combat procrastination and poor decision making, the best resolution, in my opinion, would be to set specific time slots in certain days for college work to be completed. This would need to be done once a time table has been devised to figure out what the rest of the day's time is being taken up by, i.e. household chores, errands, work, etc. Another point would be to determine the time in which I work best and am more concentrated.
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I gained practise in expressing, negotiating ideas and solving problems on projects outside the A-level curriculum. Attending the Louis Vuitton Summer Academy allowed me to channel my creativity to break youth myths; our collaborative task was to make people aware of the issue. Working within a set time of 45 minutes, I pioneered a conceptual live art piece symbolising the typical stroppy teenager, where our team dressed in oversized paper bags and followed passersby. The reaction from Londoners was fantastic, gaining many Tweets and an article from Dazed Digital.
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Medical Personal Statement. My time in St. Lucia at the local hospital exposed me to the dour reality of medicine and that not everyone can be cured.
With this information I would use my knowledge to suggest and discuss with the doctor probable causes, diagnostics and plan of action. Doing this repeatedly every day not only built up my knowledge but also enhanced my communication skills and professional behaviour as I learnt that medicine taps into a personal agenda whereby gaining the patients trust and communicating medical jargon into an understandable language, was key. My time in St. Lucia at the local hospital exposed me to the dour reality of medicine and that not everyone can be cured.
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Personal statement- Engineering. My determination to study engineering, especially mechanical engineering, stems from an early curiosity to learn how machines work. I satisfy this by watching documentaries, searching the web and by delving
Furthermore, Physics has given me an understanding of the basic principles governing the natural world, while maths has provided me with the means of modelling real life situations; a combination of both has not only improved my problem solving skills but helped me to explain the world around me. For example, whilst pointing a pair of 3D glasses at a LCD TV I noticed that rotating them caused the image on the screen to change intensity, using the physics I had learnt I was able to reach the conclusion that the glasses had a Polaroid filter in them and the light from the TV must be polarised.
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Time Management. Effective time management can improve the quality of our life and it gives us many benefits for example reduction of stress, increased of productivity, better health and the list goes on.
In my academic life, with so much assignment to do and complete, I start to realize that managing my time is the most challenging aspect. Therefore, I will note down which assignments I have to do on that day and how long it will take me to accomplish it. It allows me to schedule my events easily so that I have enough time to spend on my works and assignments. In my personal life, preparing a time log gives me a clear picture of how my hours are spent and also it is easier for me to make some necessary adjustments to avoid wasting my time in some unhealthy events or activities.
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Personal Statement. The weekly visits to a center for children with autism and cerebral palsy during my first semester in college had strengthened my desire to learn more about medicine.
This had shown me two sides of the profession, a more mechanical, rigid aspects of it such as keeping the medical record true and systematic and maintaining neutral attitude towards every patient while the other side being softer and touches more intimately on the emotional and emphatic relation between one human being caring for another. Beyond doubt, keeping these two in balance is a challenge I am willing to venture in. The weekly visits to a center for children with autism and cerebral palsy during my first semester in college had strengthened my desire to learn more about medicine.
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Before I left the Careers Office I was given an information pack containing all the information needed to continue with my application and was invited to return the following week to take part in some basic tests.
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giving up amateurs to spend more time playing in my college band as well as the local band that I am with. I started to play the guitar when I was 14 and took a keen interest in the instrument as itself and how it is used and manipulated in music. With my keen ambitions for music practise I started looking in to taking a music guitar course with a local tutor once a month. This led me to take interests in many different areas with in the music practise area, such as notation, different playing techniques and styles, and many new genre of music, although hardcore and rock became my favourite.
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There are many current affairs that have an impact on the uniformed public services. I have chosen to look at how terrorism, institutionalised racism and the pay dispute have had an impact on the police force.
and the country's mobile telecommunications infrastructure. On 21 July 2005, a second series of four explosions took place on the London Underground and a London bus. The detonators of all four bombs exploded, but none of the main explosive charges detonated, and there were no casualties: the single injury reported at the time was later revealed to be an asthma sufferer. All suspected bombers from this failed attack escaped from the scenes but were later arrested. This current affair had a big impact on the police because they were one of the main forms of aid and relief for the people injured in the attacks.
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£14,297 pa £15,604 pa Officer Cadet £13,082 pa Second Lieutenant/ Graduate Officer Cadet £20,681 pa Lieutenant - on appointment (most graduates on leaving RMAS) - after one year - after two years - after three years £24,860 pa £25,514 pa £26,167 pa £26,820 pa £27,474 pa Captain £31,854 pa £37,883 pa Major £40,124pa £48,056pa Lieutenant Colonel £56,316pa £62,254pa Colonel £65,218pa £72,084pa Brigadier £78,227pa £81,563pa Salary As the table shows, the salaries offered for Officers in the army are very welcoming.
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Stakeholder Perspectives/Ethical Dilemmas The solution preferred will determine the ethical dilemmas as it seeks to get to the bottom of both issues which face the School Board, the faculty-educators and the community. By bringing a project manager on board, the School Board will have a point of contact who will work eagerly towards realizing their goal of increased profits and expansion. Nancy Anderson will be permitted to work on what she considers is best for the the people and the faculty without the primary concern that she is forfeiting one for the other and the teachers will be permitted to deal with their concerns through the new problem - resolution procedure.
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Horne's model is similar to Oswald but he concluded that sleep deprivation in normal participants produces only mild effects that were not dramatic it did however involve some problems with cognitive abilities such as perception, attention and memory. Horne therefore proposes that 'core sleep' consisting of stage 4 SWS and REM sleep is essential for the normal brain functioning for our cognitive abilities while the lighter stages of SWS are not essential. During the core sleep the brain recovers and restores itself after the activities of the day.
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Good sources include fish, avocados and sunflower oil. Carbohydrates provide the body with energy. 10% of daily intake should be from sugary carbohydrates, and non milk extrinsic sugars should be reduced to 60g daily to protect teeth from dental carries and lower chances of obesity. 39% of daily food energy intake should be from starchy carbohydrates. Good sources include potatoes, rice, bread and pasta. 18 grams of NSP should be consumed daily to prevent constipation, piles and other bowel problems which are common in pregnant women.
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The most common colouring used is Plain caramel and it makes up 90% of all colouring used. It is brown/black in colour and is obtained from the heating of sugars. Plain caramel can be found in Coca Cola, beer and chocolate. Beta Carotene is another colouring and is found in plants such as carrots and tomatoes Emulsions in food are mixtures of oil and water and emulsifiers keep these mixed without the water and oil separating.
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or unrepresentative data (Anderson, 1971) are therefore less credible as definitive studies. Overall, though, historical documents are vitally important to sociologists studying change over a period of time, or society during a specific period of history. Furthermore, sociologists must struggle with the issues posed by life documents when planning and executing their investigation. For example, diaries which are not intended for public consumption may be more valid as they are not written with an audience in mind, and, as a consequence, are less driven by political/ideological motives than documents which are intended for sale/circulation.
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Indeed, if properly put together, they provide quantitative, representative data, enabling the sociologist to easily highlight trends or norms and, with sufficient data, draw more valid conclusions. However, poorly composed questionnaires can deter people from responding. Although simple initiatives such as free pens motivate people to quickly fill in their answers, Interpretivists criticise postal questionnaires for a lack of in-depth research. They claim questionnaires offer a distorted or incomplete picture of society because the answers might be deliberately misleading or dishonest.
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Problem Definition Companies are now close to achieving a strong sense occurred overseas, especially in a changing country. However, the latest round of financial crisis, leverage spectacularly in the world economic system of buyers. The consequences of these spectacular results is that there is not assured market for their future buyers, so they are not very good at predicting long-term development. Therefore, the study focusing on the brand building and loyalty and commitment in the markets that are emerging will be to the construction of a buyer's market there will be crucial to the companies who want to do their efforts in these unstable circumstances.
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A current example is the importance of recommendation or word of mouth word that former clients or customers, with low frequency of purchase, are for new customers. (Boulding 2003 27) The National Quality Awards and ISO 9000: 2000 consider the theme of customer satisfaction as being essential to the performance of the company. Managing an organisation with a focus on customer guarantees the future performance of the company. (Brown 2001 44) Models Indexes National Customer Satisfaction came with two main objectives of understanding the factors that influence satisfaction and customer loyalty, and as a source of information for benchmarking practices among companies.
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Prostitution can be defined as the exchange of sexual favours for combined and not sentimental or emotional interests. Although prostitution often consists in an exchange relationship between sex and money, this is not a rule. You can trade sex for professional favours for material goods (including money), for information, etc. (Leichtentritt 2004 349) Problem Statement It is often said that prostitution is the world's oldest profession. Do not know. But if it were, it seems incredible that in a country as old as Britain (and in many other nations) has not yet found a suitable legal reserve of that activity.
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Explain the influences of a recent or emerging national policy development on organizational policy with regard to anti-discriminatory practice (M1)
Therefore just because an adult has mental health issues they still to be able to make choices and look after themselves unless there is any reason not to. This influences the organizational polices on human rights, as this continues the encouragement of empowerment towards people with mental health issues that are still capable of leading their own lives and empowering them to make their own suitable decisions also by doing this it maintains the persons individuality and respect being shown to them which also comes under the organizational policy of human right.
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Environment During the group activity environmental noise way a key area that affected communication. This was because as I was in a class on 30 children and I was working with only six of them there were distractions in noise, and physical spacing. As I read to the group of six other children in the class that was not participating were shouting out things and trying to involve themselves within the communication. Not only this two of the children in the group I was working with wanted to get involved in the activities the rest of the class was doing.
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Bedacht werden muss jedoch auch der Anfall von Feinstaub und Stickoxiden bei der Verbrennung. Die Menge der gewonnenen Energie ist verglichen zum Bedarf relativ gering. Ein höheres Resultat ließe sich nur unter grundlegenden Eingriffen in die Natur und Umwelt erzielen. Monokulturen und Urbarmachung von Flächen wären die Folgen. Kleine und mittlere Biogasanlagen haben sich aber in einem überschaubaren Rahmen bereits bewährt. Geothermie Bei der Nutzung der Erdwärme sind große Fortschritte zu verzeichnen. Sowohl im oberflächennahen Bereich, in wachsendem Maße nutzen z.B.
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This, however, was not the core of his latest homily. The minister had stood before the alter this day, and, appearing to receive a great epiphany, articulated his sermon in a fervent manner. He spoke at length of the liberating confession of one's sins, to which all present agreed, making a show of nods. Conversely, the Reverend seemed to contradict himself as he concluded his sermon with a theory that one whose sins remained veiled is not one condemned. Revered minister or no, the parishioners could not dismiss this blatant reversal in his previous philosophies and teachings.
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The leader is not merely wielding power, but appealing to the values of the follower. In this sense, values mean, "A principle, standard, or quality regarded as worthwhile or desirable."1 The British Army has promoted seven values in particular extensively, those values are: 'loyalty, duty, respect, selflessness, honour, integrity and courage.'2 These qualities, when related to a team leader in the Army, can be recognised in certain areas of their duties. A team leader is responsible not only for themselves but to the welfare of the soldiers under their command. They provide the guidance, assistance and supervision necessary for soldiers to excel and are ultimately responsible for the progression of their soldiers and their careers.
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They gather in groups at night to sleep in trees or among rocks. They like eating fruits, roots, tubers and grass as well as meat. They are mostly considered omnivorous animals. Their meat diet is in the form of insects and other invertebrates but it also includes hares, young gazelles, lizards and birds. These monkeys are known to be fearless and sometimes attack human when disturbed or feel threatened. They are also known to have scary teeth which make people quite frightened. Behaviors with other animals, Mating/young, and Hunting habit The Baboon lives in groups of 15-150.
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