Etting Schooled: Identity, Experience, Rethinking the Academy

Compose a full 6 page essay in which you identify a problem or conflict that you have noted in your educational experience. Through this lens, critically investigate and question which values are prized in an education system, and if these values are harmful to certain groups, individuals, or in certain circumstances. Use narrative example. Also consider possible solutions to the problem that you are identify. Questions to consider in this essay: what hopes, preferences, conflicts, ideas of success, and/or flaws does your experience of the education system champion?; what do these values reveal about the education system as a whole?; About society? Explore where these considerations place you in relation to your current educational experience at the University of Kentucky, and as an educated individual in the world, soon to be a college graduate