For many writers, getting started is the hardest part. You may have noticed
that when it is time to begin a writing assignment, you suddenly develop an
enormous desire to straighten your books, water your plants, or sharpen your
pencils for the fifth time. If this situation sounds familiar, you may find it reas-
suring to know that many professionals undergo these same strange compul-
sions before they begin writing.
Does this sound familiar? You’re heading into the
final stretch of your undergraduate or MBA program
at a top school, and you’re excited about the open road
that lies ahead. You’ve heard strange but wonderful
stories about the world of investment banking, and
you’re intrigued. You’ve never been one to look before
you leap, so you do a little bit of research before you
set off. You’ve read WetFeet’s Insider Guide to Careers
in Investment Banking, followed by Beat the Street:
Investment Banking Interviews....
Language is the best means of communication. In the modern globalization era it is not enough to be able to speak one language to communicate with the outside world. I strongly support the idea that children should begin learning a foreign language as soon as they start school. They faster become familiar with a strange language, improve their hearing ability to understand new words as time goes by and learn new words. In the following paragraphs I will list some reasons to support my position.
EVERYONE WHO has ever flown will recall the thrill of his first flight
over familiar terrain, viewing the old scenes from a new angle that imparted
a strangeness and a mystery to them as of a new world; but always
there was the comforting knowledge that the airport was not too
far away and that even in the event of a forced landing one would know
pretty well where he was and how to get home.
So familiar a sight is Tiger Woods in his golfing attire that it
seemed strange to see him in evening wear—a black suit, highly polished
shoes, and a gray shirt buttoned to the neck—all dressed up for
the PGA Tour Awards. Tiger looked good as he slipped into the ballroom
of the Hilton Hotel, but perhaps not as striking as he does in his