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Competition for high grades seriously limits the quality of learning at all levels of education.

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It is debatable whether competition for high grades have adverse impacts on the quality of education at all levels. While too much emphasis on attaining high grades could yield detriments, healthy competition reaps numerous benefits at all levels of education.

To begin with, moderate competition for high grades during primary school could motivate children to learn. It is generally difficult for young kids to be motivated to learn; however, education is especially crucial in those ages since they learn the most fundamental concepts at primary school. Elementary math, language, and science all work as a basis for further learning of young children. Many studies show that adequate compensation such as high grades could boost their motivation to learn. If there is no grading system, and young kids are free of competition for high grades, how many students will actually strive to learn is questionable, which could affect the future of a society. Therefore, healthy competition for achieving high grades is conducive in furthering of learning at primary school level.

Healthy competition is beneficial to junior high and secondary school students as well. Although those students are more mature than primary school students, for many of those students, especially junior high students, go through puberty, which is a critical period in their lives. Any stimulus could swerve their lives to different directions; healthy competition for high grades could help them focus on their studies and not engage in defiant demeanor. Also, for secondary school students, it is critial time in their lives to begin to find and consolidate their interests for their future career. Competition for decent grades could facilitate them to study individial subjects more deeply, thereby eventually aiding them in figuring out their interests.

Furthermore, competition for good grades also heightens the quality of learning at college education. Many college students usually desire to focus on their major field of studies. Therefore, electives are neglected by many college students. However, electives that include quantitative ability, writing, natural science, and social science are imperative for them to become well-rounded workers that contribute to enhancement of a society. Competition for high grades will keep them from astraying and overlooking such elective courses, thus increasing the quality of learning.

Admittedly, too much emphasis on high grades could have deleterious effects on the quality of learning. Purpose of education could be defeated. Also, corrupt behaviors such as manipulation of grades, cheating, and bribing could be side effects of extreme competition for higher grades. However, benefits of competition for high grades on the quality of learning at all levels of education still overrides possible downside of it.

All in all, it is evident through aforementioned reasons that healthy competition for decent grades rather enhance the quality of learning experiences at all levels of education:primary, middle, high, and college level. It would be ideal if preventitive measures for extreme, unhealthy competition for high grades are invented for fuller learning at all levels of education.

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Discourse Markers used:
['actually', 'also', 'but', 'furthermore', 'however', 'if', 'look', 'second', 'so', 'still', 'therefore', 'thus', 'well', 'while', 'such as', 'to begin with']

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance in Part of Speech:
Nouns: 0.247272727273 0.240241500013 103% => OK
Verbs: 0.130909090909 0.157235817809 83% => OK
Adjectives: 0.150909090909 0.0880659088768 171% => OK
Adverbs: 0.0490909090909 0.0497285424764 99% => OK
Pronouns: 0.0381818181818 0.0444667217837 86% => OK
Prepositions: 0.150909090909 0.12292977631 123% => OK
Participles: 0.0327272727273 0.0406280797675 81% => OK
Conjunctions: 2.88027209021 2.79330140395 103% => OK
Infinitives: 0.0254545454545 0.030933414821 82% => OK
Particles: 0.00181818181818 0.0016655270985 109% => OK
Determiners: 0.0454545454545 0.0997080785238 46% => Some determiners wanted.
Modal_auxiliary: 0.0236363636364 0.0249443105267 95% => OK
WH_determiners: 0.00909090909091 0.0148568991511 61% => OK

Vocabulary words and sentences:
No of characters: 3240.0 2732.02544248 119% => OK
No of words: 489.0 452.878318584 108% => OK
Chars per words: 6.62576687117 6.0361032391 110% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.70248278971 4.58838876751 102% => OK
words length more than 5 chars: 0.474437627812 0.366273622748 130% => OK
words length more than 6 chars: 0.376278118609 0.280924506359 134% => OK
words length more than 7 chars: 0.261758691207 0.200843997647 130% => OK
words length more than 8 chars: 0.173824130879 0.132149295362 132% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.88027209021 2.79330140395 103% => OK
Unique words: 228.0 219.290929204 104% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.466257668712 0.48968727796 95% => OK
Word variations: 53.2911552116 55.4138127331 96% => OK
How many sentences: 24.0 20.6194690265 116% => OK
Sentence length: 20.375 23.380412469 87% => OK
Sentence length SD: 45.4541702952 59.4972553346 76% => OK
Chars per sentence: 135.0 141.124799967 96% => OK
Words per sentence: 20.375 23.380412469 87% => OK
Discourse Markers: 0.666666666667 0.674092028746 99% => OK
Paragraphs: 6.0 4.94800884956 121% => OK
Language errors: 0.0 5.21349557522 0% => OK
Readability: 58.0028118609 51.4728631049 113% => OK
Elegance: 1.975 1.64882698954 120% => OK

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.540651043828 0.391690518653 138% => OK
Sentence sentence coherence: 0.160597714211 0.123202303941 130% => OK
Sentence sentence coherence SD: 0.0850526633136 0.077325440228 110% => OK
Sentence paragraph coherence: 0.564459991665 0.547984918172 103% => OK
Sentence paragraph coherence SD: 0.143634305272 0.149214159877 96% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.229624830064 0.161403998019 142% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.180140752654 0.0892212321368 202% => OK
Paragraph paragraph coherence: 0.363268512734 0.385218514788 94% => OK
Paragraph paragraph coherence SD: 0.0686773255688 0.0692045440612 99% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.414412028104 0.275328986314 151% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.167983143285 0.0653680567796 257% => OK

Task Achievement:
Sentences with positive sentiment : 15.0 10.4325221239 144% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 5.0 5.30420353982 94% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 4.0 4.88274336283 82% => OK
Positive topic words: 14.0 7.22455752212 194% => OK
Negative topic words: 5.0 3.66592920354 136% => OK
Neutral topic words: 3.0 2.70907079646 111% => OK
Total topic words: 22.0 13.5995575221 162% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

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Rates: 83.33 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 5.0 Out of 6
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Sentence: Also, for secondary school students, it is critial time in their lives to begin to find and consolidate their interests for their future career.
Error: critial Suggestion: critical

Sentence: Competition for decent grades could facilitate them to study individial subjects more deeply, thereby eventually aiding them in figuring out their interests.
Error: individial Suggestion: individual

Sentence: Competition for high grades will keep them from astraying and overlooking such elective courses, thus increasing the quality of learning.
Error: astraying Suggestion: No alternate word

Sentence: It would be ideal if preventitive measures for extreme, unhealthy competition for high grades are invented for fuller learning at all levels of education.
Error: preventitive Suggestion: No alternate word

Attribute Value Ideal
Final score: 4.5 out of 6
Category: Good Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 0 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 4 2
No. of Sentences: 24 15
No. of Words: 490 350
No. of Characters: 2671 1500
No. of Different Words: 216 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.705 4.7
Average Word Length: 5.451 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.747 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 227 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 176 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 116 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 73 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 20.417 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 7.228 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.625 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.381 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.584 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.197 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 6 5

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