Essay-Building Cultural Capital at UCSD

Essay-Building Cultural Capital at UCSD

Prompt – What kinds of cultural capital does UCSD associate with being “a good student?” Below are a few specific questions to help you think about your response. You don’t need to answer all three; these questions are meant to help you think about what kinds of cultural capital are most valued at UCSD. In other words, to be viewed as a “good student” or a “smart student” at UCSD, think about….

1. What do students need to know, believe or value?

2. How should students “behave, act” while at UCSD?

3. What kinds of interests/activities/hobbies should they be involved in that tell UCSD professors and staff that they are good students or smart students?

Respond to your peers by Sunday,

Read and respond to THREE of your peers’ posts. Respond to what’s interesting, surprising, or something you agreed/disagreed with, or anything else you’d like to say. Always be respectful in your responses to your peers.

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