Monthly Archives: October 2013

October 5, 2013: Show Me the Money! (Scholarships)

College is expensive.  This is a known fact.  However, there is money  sitting out there just waiting for you.  In the video How to Win Scholarships, Ben Kaplan explains how to apply for scholarships as early as junior high. From experience, I can tell you that completing scholarship applications is extremely time consuming.  Is it worth it?  State your opinion and support it.

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October 4: Polyglot

A polyglot is defined in this information video (“What’s a Polyglot?”) as someone who knows and uses several languages.  Why is this beneficial, especially in the business world?  Give at least two examples of when being a polyglot would be beneficial.  Support your examples. 

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October 3, 2013: Marijuana–Is it really worth the high?

In the short informational video “Marijuana and Teens” the reporters inform the viewers that marijuana has become stronger than it was when your parents were in high school.  It also leads to depression and mental illness.  However, there is a push by many citizens to legalize marijuana.  What is your reaction to the video and your view of marijuana.  Support your response(s).

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October 2, 2013: Man vs. Self

I’m constantly fighting myself about food, image, weight, exercise, shopping, etc. Sometimes I believe I’m my own worst enemy. What does that mean to you? What are some of your inner conflicts and how do you handle these conflicts?

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