As the name indicates, this essay asks the student to address their reasons for applying to a specific school. For example here is the prompt from the Boston University application:
Quotes[ edit ] Men are qualified for civil liberty in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral chains upon their own appetites, — in proportion as their love to justice is above their rapacity, — in proportion as their soundness and sobriety of understanding is above their vanity and presumption— in proportion as they are more disposed to listen to the counsels of the wise and goodin preference to the flattery of knaves.
There is a sort of enthusiasm in all projectors, absolutely necessary for their affairs, which makes them proof against the most fatiguing delays, the most mortifying disappointments, the most shocking insults; and, what is severer than all, the presumptuous judgement of the ignorant upon their designs.
An account of the European Settlements in Americapp. Little, Brown Lawslike houses, lean on one another. There is, however, a limit at which forbearance ceases to be a virtue. Burke is credited by some with the first use of this phrase, in Observations on a Late Publication on Present State of the Nationp.
I do not know which I would sacrifice; I would keep them both: Speech on the Bill for the Relief of Protestant Dissenters 7 March Certainly, Gentlemen, it ought to be the happiness and glory of a representative to live in the strictest union, the closest correspondence, and the most unreserved communication with his constituents.
Their wishes ought to have great weight with him; their opinions high respect ; their business unremitted attention. It is his duty to sacrifice his repose, his pleasurehis satisfactionsto theirs,—and above all, ever, and in all cases, to prefer their interest to his own.
But his unbiased opinion, his mature judgmenthis enlightened consciencehe ought not to sacrifice to you, to any man, or to any set of men living. These he does not derive from your pleasure,—no, nor from the law and the Constitution.
They are a trust from Providence, for the abuse of which he is deeply answerable. Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays instead of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion.
You choose a member indeed; but when you have chosen him, he is not a member of Bristol, but he is a member of parliament. Edmund Burke A conscientious man would be cautious how he dealt in blood.
Edmund Burkevol. If laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to laws; and those who have much to hope and nothing to lose, will always be dangerous. Letter to Charles James Fox 8 October Applaud us when we run, console us when we fall, cheer us when we recover. Speech at Bristol Previous to the Election 6 September In doing good, we are generally cold, and languid, and sluggish; and of all things afraid of being too much in the right.
But the works of malice and injustice are quite in another style. They are finished with a bold, masterly hand; touched as they are with the spirit of those vehement passions that call forth all our energies, whenever we oppress and persecute.
I have never been remarkable for a bold, active, and sanguine pursuit of advantages that are personal to myself. Speech at Bristol on declining the poll 9 September Gentlemen, the melancholy event of yesterday reads to us an awful lesson against being too much troubled about any of the objects of ordinary ambition.
The worthy gentleman, who has been snatched from us at the moment of the election, and in the middle of contest, whilst his desires were as warm, and his hopes as eager as ours, has feelingly told us, what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue. Speech at Bristol on declining the poll 9 Septemberreferring to a Mr.
He was not merely a chip of the old Block, but the old Block itself. Speech on Reform of Representation in the House of Commons 7 May The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion. Speech at a County Meeting of Buckinghamshire Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe. On the Army Estimates Boldness formerly was not the character of Atheists as such.
But of late they are grown active, designing, turbulent, and seditious. Letter to a Member of the National Assembly Tyrants seldom want pretexts.Thank you so much, Scott! And you are right – because I WAS a cheerleader too, and those outfits were fine, even though the skirts were shorter than would be allowed and if you lifted your arms over your head, sometimes a sliver of midriff would show.
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Tips from Students on Picking a University.
It’s your life. Your choice. So how do you go about figuring out which school will be the right fit for you? Take some tips from BU students in this short video.
They’ll tell you which factors they looked at, what they learned . Dec 24, · Please tell us why BU is a good fit for you and what specifically led you to apply for admissions?
words Growing up inside the “Sugar Land bubble,” I realized I miss the outside world. I miss metro stations, culturally diverse people, snow during the winter, and the urban city life. Although I have never visited, from my research I have gathered that Boston is that one city that can Status: Resolved.
King was born on January 15, , in Atlanta, Georgia, to the Reverend Martin Luther King Sr. and Alberta Williams King. King's legal name at birth was Michael King, and his father was also born Michael King, but, after a period of gradual transition on the elder .