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I obtained my Associate's degree in Paralegal Technology from Guilford Technical Community College several years ago and I be...
I obtained my Associate's degree in Paralegal Technology from Guilford Technical Community College several years ago and I believe that learning experience has helped me in my job in the Guilford County Attorney's Office where I'm employed as the Contract Administrator. Also, imy degree made it possible for me to sit for the NC State Bar Exam for Paralegals. As a result, I passed the exam and became a Certified Paralegal. The college experience is enlightening and has helped me to grow as a person. I've learned, not only about the legal field of study, but also about how to feel more comfortable interacting with others around the school , at my work, in the community and just everywhere in general. After a few years' reprieve, I'm now back at school again as an adult transfer student at Guilford College, which is a 4-year school, to pursue and obtain my degree in Criminal Justice. I've found that I'm a curious person who never stops learning and that there's always something else just around the corner to discover.
The only thing I can think of is that the admission/enrollment process seemed confusing, but part of this could've been because I registered kind of late.
The kind of person who should attend Guilford College is someone who, above all, is honest and expects honesty from others as well. In addition, this person should be very ethical, compassionate and attentive to other people at the college and in their community. This person should be well respected and liked by others because of their good personality and reputation. Finally, this person should be an upstanding person and a good student who wants to keep a high GPA, earn their degree and obtain (or maintain) a good job in their chosen field.
Guilford students represent over 40 states and several foreign countries. come from all walks of life., are from both wealt...
Guilford students represent over 40 states and several foreign countries. come from all walks of life., are from both wealthy and poor families, represent numerous religions such as Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Buddist, atheists and Quakers. There are straigt students and gay and lesbian students. and twenty five percent of the students are athletes. Many are very liberal, but there are also conservative students and moderate students. The diversity of the students is great.
College has been a great experience. I have learned about cultures from all over the world and met students from all over the United States. I have become pretty good at geography since meeting all of these people. I have also learned tolerance for others. I have learned to listen to other people ideas and beliefs and not to judge others because their beliefs differ from my own. I think that has been the most valuable lesson I have learned at Guilford, but I have also learned to become a responsible adult. I have learned how to study and organize my time. I have learned to balance my life between academics, sport, and recreation. I have also learned a sense of community. Guilford has taught me that it is important to become part of a community and to give back to that community. I have learned many lessons that will stay with me for the rest of my life.
Anyone with any kind of prejudice should not attend this school.
Work on coming up with a study technic. Being able to do homework in a way that is productive and easy is vital in college. I...
Work on coming up with a study technic. Being able to do homework in a way that is productive and easy is vital in college. It saves so much cramming time and useless worrying. You should also question everything you read. While most of the professors know about what they are talking, you are in college to become an individual, not a puppet. It is important that you make decisions based on what you think, and not what you heard in your classroom. Thankfully, most professors do stress critical thinking. School before play. While it may seem like college is nothing but work and study, it is not. There are plenty of fun things to do on and off campus and you will find the time to do it, but make sure you have done some school before you zoom off into the world. You will feel better when you have fun if the school has been done.
A person who is super-conservative, and will be easily offended by what the school supports, that is, secularism and liberal thinking may not find the school the best place.
For a Christian and Conservative, it is hard dealing with so much secularism and liberalism. It is difficult to keep one's identity when most of the school is encouraging you to conform to their ways.
Find a college where you feel like you fit in and can make a significant contribution to campus life. You want to be able to ...
Find a college where you feel like you fit in and can make a significant contribution to campus life. You want to be able to be a leader in some areas and also have the freedom to explore interests that you have little experience in. Look for a college that encourages individuality, creativity and volunteerism. These character traits will serve you well in life.
Diversity, equality, small classes, caring faculty
Diversity and great attitude of faculty and students
I know I should tell you all of the secrets of the future events, but that's not how life is supposed to work, right? So cons...
I know I should tell you all of the secrets of the future events, but that's not how life is supposed to work, right? So consider this a gift. I'm not going to give you the specifics. College is like life: there are ups and there are downs. You'll make friends and lose them. You'll try new things and wish you hadn't. You'll need money. All this is going to happen no matter where you go, no matter what you do. You'll be both satisfied and dissatisfied with things. So here is the only thing I'm going to tell you: stop worrying so much. Just stop. I know that as a kid you counted up the bills whenever you went to stores in order not to make Mum spend too much, I know you're scared to ride horses, I know you don't like leaving the house too long because you worry about the dogs, I know you think your Honda Myrtle Misty will break down soon. But worrying--it's bad for your organs. Just live your life. It's yours; and it's time to stop being scared.
The lack of information online. A lot of the information must be discovered through meeting people and learning that way. It is inconvient sometimes, especially when there is a deadline for an application.
The interaction with professors. All of my classes are small and the professors are always available, so they know my name, what interests me, how I learn, what problems I may have, and stuff like that. The professors and students have a really close relationship. Sometimes we will all eat lunch in the dining hall together.
Guilford is known for the liberal hippies that are a bunch of hypocritical, worthless individuals.
Guilford is known for the liberal hippies that are a bunch of hypocritical, worthless individuals.
DO NOT GO TO A SMALL LIBERAL ARTS SCHOOL!
Any one who is the slightest bit involved in politics that are republican. The liberal students at this school claim to "listen to all views" but if you ever disagree they will respond with comments like "You are so stupid and ignorant". If there is a fight between a white student and a minority, or a straight student and a gay student the school will automatically make statements on the local news station "hate crime". The school will not hear the full story or take into account that the fight could be completly irrelevant to the race, sexual orientation etc
Choose another school to go to, Kerri. You want to be surrounded by more diversity and a school that lives up to it's core va...
Choose another school to go to, Kerri. You want to be surrounded by more diversity and a school that lives up to it's core values. Always study when you need to but still have fun. You will encounter some hardships along the way but with the help of your family and the friends that you will make, they will help you get through it. Just remember not to give up and try your best at everything that you do. Keep your GPA as high as you can keep it because a higher GPA will help you out very much in the long run, believe me, I know what I am talking about. Do not wait to until the last minute to plan your future because your senior year will creep on you so fast that you will wonder where the time went. Don't be afraid to take chances and when you feel like you are struggling, ask for help. ALWAYS use the resources that are available to you.
I feel that the cost to attend this school is too expensive. It cost over $3000 to stay in the campus apartments but there is not wireless internet in any of the dorms or apartments on campus. I feel that I money should be going to scholarships for the students who need it instead of mostly athletes who can barely keep their GPAs affloat. I was lured here because they offered me a decent amount of money but my aid has decreased a lot since I have been here.
I would not recommend this school for someone who is looking to be a part of a big campus. Also, if they want to be involved in greek life, there is no greek life here. This school is predominately white so honestly, students of other races and cultures may feel out of place here although this does not apply to everyone. This school is also very "tree huggish" so some people may be turned off by that as well.
Time management is very important. I would tell myself to figure out how to work at night better, napping during the day and...
Time management is very important. I would tell myself to figure out how to work at night better, napping during the day and working well with others. Also, being open to meeting new people and doing new things. Also really try and figure out what you want to do early. I knew exactly what I wanted to do right from the beginning and because of that I'm now ahead of the game.
The best thing is the ability for people to meet other people with simliar interestes as them. Also, how knowledgeable the professors are (very).
I consider the division between those sports affiliated and the rest of the student body to be the most unfortunate thing about my school.
Though Guilford has gained national and international notoriety as a school of activists (both well and ill intentioned), wit...
Though Guilford has gained national and international notoriety as a school of activists (both well and ill intentioned), within the Greensboro community Guilford is known as a school whose students are active and passionate volunteers and community workers. Guilford students work and volunteer time with community groups including YWCA, teen mother mentoring programs, at risk youth mentoring, recycling and environmental education, among myriad other causes. Guilford is known as a school at which academically minded can thrive and succeed, but also as a place with numerous opportunities to unwind and enjoy being a part of the college community.
Giving advice to a college freshman is like trying to explain a hot stove to a toddler. I do it, knowing that much of the stuff I say will only make sense after you've made your own mistakes. The best piece of advice I got as a college freshman was to make the most of the time that I have. At no other point in your life will you have so much free time. College students are only in class for three or four hours a day, as tempting as it might be to take a job, unless you need one, wait. Use all of those hours to make friends, to volunteer, to get to know the people that you might not otherwise meet at school. Become friends with the people who work at the school. Create your own well rounded college experience. Do as many of the on campus activities as you can, get involved with the campus radio station, student government, and vounteer off campus. The value of your classes is in learning a work ethic and working towards your degree, but the experiences that shape you are the ones that you seek outside of the classroom.
Guilford College is a great academic institution for traditional age students (recent high school graduates), and also for those returning to get an undergraduate degree as adults. Guilford is a small school which allows professors and administrators the time and resources to truly get to know their students on a personal level as well as a professional level. Guilford is a wonderful school for students who value a nurturing and intimate environment, where each person's opinions are sought out and valued. The schools Quaker values enlighten and reinforce respect for all members of the community.
work first, take a year off.
work first, take a year off.
not working class friendly
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