Archive for January, 2008

Your College Application Essay: Is It All About You?

by John Doe
January 11th, 2008

college.jpg The personal college essay is often difficult. What can you say about yourself that will take up 500 or 1,000 words? Does the idea of such writing make you anxious? Fear not, the personal essay process may not be as arduous as you think!

An admissions advisor or committee will pay careful attention to your personal essay. This will give them a good idea of you as a person. It will indicate what your personality is like, what your goals are, and any interests you currently have.

You should check on the essay requirements even before you plan to write. Some schools may require 500 words while others may want a different length. Some facilities may want a double-spaced essay with 1-inch margins while others may not be as concerned with detail.

When you’ve found what is required, it’s time to start writing. Don’t feel pressured as most essays, …

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Being Smart When Being Green

by John Doe
January 11th, 2008

smart-green.jpg With the need for turning your home into the green home for the sake of our planet, the problem is what do you do with your old “not-so-green” products? It is great to replace as many items as possible that will help the environment, but most people have no idea what to do with the items after the change.

Sure, if you need to purchase a new light bulb or a computer, try your best to purchase from companies that have a recycling program or information about recycling of products. Many many items that are being replaced are made from “not so friendly” materials and should be properly disposed of so that they do not end up in our landfills.

Computers: When you purchase a new energy saving computer (and the latest computers use about 25% less energy than older models, consider recycling by donating to your …

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