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The graph below shows vehicles counted at an intersection over a 4-minute span of time. 

First, describe the information in the graph. What does it tell you?

Then talk about why it might be important to have this data. Who might want to know? How would they use it?

 

[Graph by Jimmie via Flickr]

What is your ambition? Do you have any secret wishes? What are they?

One man helping another on a computer

Describe a time when you went above and beyond the requirements for a project.

Be sure to include:

  1. a description of the project;
  2. what you were expected to do;
  3. what you did beyond the expectations; and
  4. how your actions contributed to the success of the project.
Sign with the words "Time to say goodbye"

How would you fire someone if you were their supervisor? Write what you would say to them.

Miniature shopping cart with computer graphic in front of man's fist

How have shopping habits changed over recent years? Describe how people used to shop compared to how they shop now. Who benefits from these changes? Who is hurt by them?

Be sure to use specific examples to support your answer.

It is generally agreed that society benefits from the work of its members. Compare the contributions of artists to society with the contributions of scientists to society. Which type of contribution do you think is valued more by your society?

Be sure to use specific examples to support your argument.

Silhouette of a man swinging two children by the hands on a beach

People recognize the difference between children and adults. What events (experiences or ceremonies) make a person an adult? Use specific reasons and examples to explain your answer.

Four women standing by an automobile  in the 1920s

Tell a story about this picture. Who are these women? Where do they live? What year is it? What are they doing?

Write at least one paragraph (100-125 words). Be creative!

Female medical assistant in operating room

FROM: Marguerite LeBron
TO: Mr. Geoffrey Harris
SUBJECT: Job posting

Dear Mr. Harris: I saw your job posting for a licensed medical assistant. I recently relocated from Paris and need to find work. I received my license from the Bureau de Médecin in 2011 and have kept it up to date since then. If the position is still open, I would like very much to apply. Please let me know what other information you need.

Thank you for your attention,
Marguerite LeBron

[Respond to Marguerite as though you are Geoffrey Harris, HR Manager at a London hospital. Be sure to address her questions and make at least two requests for more information from her.]

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