MCAT Strategy: Writing Sample on Education, History & Media

MCAT Strategy: Writing Sample on Education, History & Media

Education

The object of education should be to teach skills, not values.

Higher Education:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Higher_e…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vocation…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University

Catholic School (Calvary Christian School as an example):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catholic…
http://wwHistory is the record of humanity’s wars.

War and The Economics of War:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_…
http://economics.about.com/od/warandt…

History

Heritage Societies and Live Museums
http://www.americanheritage.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_air…
w.calvarychristian.org/presc…

Media 1

A good movie usually teaches a moral lesson.

District 9:
http://www.wired.com/underwire/2009/0…
http://www.wired.com/underwire/2009/0…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/District_9

Transformers 2:
http://weekendgross.blogspot.com/2009…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transfor…

Media 2

Of all the forms of media, television has the strongest influence on public opinion.

First Televised Presdential Debate
http://www.essortment.com/all/firstte…
http://www.museum.tv/archives/etv/K/h…

Twitter and Iranian Demonstrations:
http://mashable.com/2009/03/16/twitte…
http://www.csmonitor.com/2009/0619/p0…
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/…