Tag Archives: Ahmad Abdul Ali

MWC Alumni Writes Back: The benefits of writing every week at JMU

By Ahmad Abdul Ali My family came to US as refugees and I needed to learn English in order to integrate and succeed in the society. I learned the basics of the English language in community college and when I started JMU I still needed to improve it further. I started seeking resources that I […]

Continuation of Challenge

By Ahmad Abdul Ali My academics during sophomore year were a deciding point whether I can accept the challenge that honor program put forward. I knew it would not be easy to make it through this year because I was taking challenging classes such as organic chemistry and bio-chemistry. I was actually excited and looking […]

Challenge

I came to James Madison University (JMU) as a transfer student from a community college. I was not qualified to be a sophomore due to the lack of credit hours. However, I was not a freshman so it was strange to adjust to JMU at first. I used resources at JMU in order to progress […]

Ahmadinejad stirs the pot

By Ahmad Abdul Ali On September 22, 2011, United Nations (UN) gathered for its 66th anniversary. In this meeting the leaders of the different nations gave their speeches. Interestingly, I found that there is no time or content restrictions on the speeches. The speech that I listened to was President Ahmadinejad of Iran. For some […]

Wealthy politicians cannot offer fair representation to all the people.

By Ahmad Abdul Ali Prompt: Wealthy politicians cannot offer fair representation to all the people. Explain what you think the above statement means. The majority of people in the US are considered middle class or poor and only one percent of Americans represent wealthy population. That one percent dominates industrial aspect of economy, politics or […]

Effective government officials

By Ahmad Abdul Ali Prompt: To be effective, government officials must have complete crime free pasts. Explain what you think the above statement means. [I could not come up with anything in this section. Also it took 45 min to write two paragraphs.] Describe a specific situation in which a government official who once committed […]

Violence is never a solution to political strife, take 2

By Ahmad Abdul Ali Violence is never a real solution to a political crisis. Explain what the statement means – describe a specific situation where violence could be considered a real solution.  Discuss what you think determines when violence is justified. There are many features, behaviors and characteristic that determine the differences between human and […]

Violence is never a real solution to a political crisis.

By Ahmad Ali Abdul Violence is never a real solution to a political crisis. When there is a political crisis the least thing government can do is to use violence to solve it. Using violence to solve political crisis further destabilizes the situation that can intensify the tension on the issue. Furthermore, the security of […]

Questioning Authority, take 2

By Ahmad Abdul Ali Prompt: The best kind of education encourages students to question authority. Write a unified essay in which you accomplish the following tasks.  Explain what you think the above statement means.  Describe a specific situation in which encouraging students to question authority in not the best kind of education.  Discuss what you […]

Timed Essay Practice, take 1

By Ahmad Abdul Ali Ahmad is studying for the MCAT.  He is writing timed essays and then working with the group on his approach, planning and clarity.  This essay is his first practice essay.  The comment below is a summary of the feedback. Prompt: The best kind of education encourages students to question authority. Write […]