Some of the things I said in the article are no longer true of me, or of what I currently believe. Also, just possibly, you may find yourself smiling or even laughing out loud at one part or another. The Health Food Eating Disorder Because I am a physician who practices alternative medicine, patients who come to me often begin the conversation by asking whether they can be cured through diet. I feel obligated to nod wisely.
September 23, Author: Robert Kohen The ACT recently changed the format of the optional essay, debuting the new essay on the September exam. From September on, all essay prompts will require you to not only respond to a specific question, but to also read and address three unique perspectives on the question.
Unfortunately, the ACT has only released a meager two sample prompts for you to preview. Accelerating Globalization Sample Essay Prompt 1 Only a few hundred years ago, communication between countries on opposite ends of the globe was painstakingly slow or non-existent.
Most people knew little about distant lands, peoples and cultures. What they thought they knew was frequently erroneous or ill conceived. Within the past hundred years, however, the pace of globalization has accelerated rapidly.
Today travel across the globe in less than 24 hours is a real possibility for many people. Individuals and nations can instantly communicate with one another across great distances. For better or worse, the world has become more connected than was ever imaginable before, and it continues to become more connected every day.
Has globalization made the world a better or a worse place? Read and carefully consider these perspectives. Each suggests a particular way of thinking about the effects of globalization. Perspective 1 Globalization, despite its lustrous promises, has created more problems than it has solved.
It has allowed rich countries to get richer at the expense of poorer countries, and it has increased, not decreased, the number of armed conflicts in the world.
Perspective 2 The world is undoubtedly a better place today because of globalization. It has allowed critical resources to be distributed to the governments and people that need them the most. Perspective 3 While I celebrate the productive exchange of cultures globalization has facilitated, I worry about how globalization is homogenizing those cultures.
Take languages—do we really want to live in a world where one day everyone only speaks only one global language? Essay Task Write a unified, coherent essay in which you evaluate multiple perspectives on the impact of globalization on the world.
In your essay, be sure to: Whatever the case, support your ideas with logical reasoning and detailed, persuasive examples. Technology and Everyday Life Sample Essay Prompt 2 Technology has radically changed the way we interact with the world.
Not long ago, individuals who wanted to get in touch had to do so either by meeting in person or sending messages through postal mail.
In order to perform most types of research, people were forced to visit physical libraries, bookstores or archives. Over the past two decades, technology has rendered many of these time-consuming tasks obsolete. Messages can be sent anywhere in the world via email in only a matter of seconds.
All sorts of information is available with the click of a smart phone button.The ACT test is a curriculum-based education and career planning tool for high school students that assesses the mastery of college readiness standards.
September Remember the essays you had to write in high school? Topic sentence, introductory paragraph, supporting paragraphs, conclusion. The conclusion being, say, that Ahab in Moby Dick was a Christ-like figure.
Oy. The SAT Essay and ACT Writing continue to pose a conundrum for students. While College Board and ACT have made these components optional, a small number of colleges continue to require or recommend them.
I originally introduced the term “orthorexia” in the article below, published in the October issue of Yoga Journal. Some of the things I said in the article are no longer true of me, or of what I currently believe. Many students trip over common obstacles in their college application essays.
For example, many students can’t see beyond the superficial prompt to construct an essay that positively communicates their personality and passion. An image of your essay will be available to your high school and the colleges to which you have ACT report your scores from that test date.
Taking the writing test does not affect your subject area scores or your Composite score.