Most Recent College Essays

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Poe's Techniques
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Edgar Allen Poe was a great writer, writing many short stories and poems such as the “Cask of Amontillado”, but do you really know what happened in his pieces of literature?Poe wrote his words in a specific way for a specific... (more »)
A Day Awaited for Five Years
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My entire body was engulfed in a cold sweat. My heart was pounding a thousand times in a single second. Yet, somehow I felt at any moment I could let go and everything would still be okay. Monday, April 23, 2018, had been the day I had waited... (more »)
Traditionalists vs Modernists
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Beginning in the 1920s, the United States begins to undergo an obvious shift in societal values. Cultures begin to transform and new ideas are implemented in to the American population. This change in society brought forth the Modern Culture of... (more »)
It Was Always About the Bread... Until It...
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It was always about the bread… and the cake, muffins, bagels, and buns. How they smelled, how they felt, how they tasted, and how they appeared on the outside. It was never about the inside. All of that changed for me in the summer of... (more »)
The Latino Complex: What Defines Our Culture?
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Growing up in a Latino household, I was taught both English and Spanish, and I was fluent in both. My parents would use English and Spanish in the same sentence, and I developed an ear for thick accents and mixed verbiage. When I entered my... (more »)
The Scientists of Tomorrow
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If science is the most hated subject in schools, who is going to innovate tomorrow? It is said that 7 of every 10 students hate subjects such as math, chemistry, physics or biology. These subjects are pretty important in engineering or... (more »)
Pitch Perfect: A Father’s Obsession and a... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Of all the things I inherited from my father (a passion for the eighties, a deep appreciation of garlic, the knowledge to pop perfect stovetop popcorn), his most influential gift came as a shock. I never imagined that my large, Hispanic father... (more »)
Concussed in the Moment
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The summer before my freshman year in high school, I was about 250lbs., a perfect size for playing football.  Everyone I knew then loved the sport and was joining the football team, and I definitely didn’t want to miss out on the... (more »)
Are We Free?
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What is freedom?  Freedom, in terms of this paper that I am writing, is the ability to do whatever you want without being subjected for your actions.  Freedom and the idea of free will is a constantly debated issue between... (more »)
Bitcoin, the Brilliant Baffling Cryptocurrency
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Bitcoin, Every day the value of bitcoin changes. There are unpredictable price fluctuations that make it difficult to determine the price of the currency. This makes us all wonder, can bitcoin actually shape our future? As many... (more »)
What Weight Loss Meant for Me
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I lost 75 pounds in the ninth grade. The weight that had claimed residence on my body vanished. A well-defined frame asserted a new found freedom from insecurity. A lifetime of perceived inferiority blossomed into confidence, but this was not... (more »)
The Life to Protect
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This research paper will be talking about the protection of both the humans and animals and how the food chains and the cycle of life are important to maintain the balance of life. it also will be talking about the extinction of animals around... (more »)
A Safety Risk for All
By , Metairie, LA
As a student who walks the halls of my school daily, it is very evident that safety is a primary concern of the school administration. With a parking lot across the street, many students cross Robert E. Lee Boulevard each morning and afternoon... (more »)
The Ultimate Guide to Procrastinators
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Three hours before my plane was to take off, I was sitting in my bed, watching random clips from Keeping Up with the Kardashians on my phone. “Are you only bringing a carry-on?” a text from my friend appeared on the screen.... (more »)
One life ends, Another begins This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Roanoke, VA
Your father came home handcuffed to a black briefcase. In it were papers regarding the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was a colonel, so bizarre things like this were normal to you. He’d come home late in the evenings after dinner tired and worn: the... (more »)
Why NYU?
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Knowledge is what I seek, Excellence is my pursuit, Learning is my quest, Creativity is my aim, Perseverance is my forte, And NYU is my abode. NYUAD is the abode of all my aspirations and it embodies excellence in an outstanding... (more »)
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